Blog 2017-11-01T22:14:03+00:00

Walking Meditation

If you are one of the many people who really wishes to give meditation a go but finds sitting meditation really difficult, why not try walking meditation? In fact, walking meditation can help with two of the five pillars of brain health which neuroscientists recommend (see 5 Factors to Boost Brain Health). Because it combines exercise and stress reduction through mindfulness in one activity. Particularly during the holiday season, you can take a walk down the beach, in the park, or go bush walking mindfully.

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellbeing, Spiritual, Yoga & Fitness|Tags: , , |0 Comments

5 factors to boost your brain health

The holiday season is upon us, and most people are already in a heightened mode of operation. There is activity everywhere, to wrap up the end-of-year tasks, do the Christmas shopping, prepare for family reunion or travelling, and so on; followed by two or three weeks of change from our routines. This can be all good fun, and a restorative period for our mental health if we observe few simple tips.

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , |0 Comments

Irony of buying Einstein’s advice on happiness

It was in the news recently that an advice on a note written by Albert Einstein describing his theory of happiness has sold for US$1.56 million at a Jerusalem auction. See here or here. And what did the note read? “A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness.” -Einstein

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Money, Psychological, Socio-Cultural|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Emotion Regulation Skills & Mindfulness Seminar

I am giving a joint presentation on Sunday 4th June with the following details. This is a complimentary event sponsored by the Victorian Multicultural Commission and House of Persia Community and Cultural Centre. It is part of a series of programs to raise community awareness on family violence.

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: Event|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Life lessons from Federer Nadal match

What an epic tennis match it was on Sunday night. Australian Open final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Roger and Rafa at their best, this time Roger won and I must admit I was barracking for him.  I equally enjoyed his speech and his post match interviews. Few gems:

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Fun, Inspirational, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

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