6 Reasons Everyone’s Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge

By | 2017-12-15T17:21:01+00:00 August 24th, 2014|

The viral charity phenomenon is based on some sound psychological principles. [Reblogging from Psychology Today] By now, you have likely either participated in or at least observed others take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept the nation in recent days. It is amazing how popular this trend has become overnight. Who would have guessed

Achievement by presence: you cannot make halva if you are not home

By | 2017-12-15T22:00:08+00:00 February 15th, 2014|

Nasreddin (or Nasrudin) is a satirical Sufi figure who is believed to have lived around the 13th century. A contemporary of Rumi; Nasreddin was a populist philosopher and wise man, remembered for his funny stories and anecdotes. Today, I'd like to share with you one of Nasreddin's stories in relation to the wisdom of achieving our true resolutions more effectively by being present.

Consumerism, an extreme sport?!

By | 2017-12-11T21:21:39+00:00 November 26th, 2012|

Stampedes, screaming and gun threats: US holiday shopping sours Watch this video and read the article on the Age website today!! OMG, where are we heading as species?!?! Modern man evolving...adding "Shop-o- maniac " to our gene pool  :)   Or perhaps future generation babies will  probably be born with an iPhone instead of a

Inner Peace…so true!

By | 2017-12-11T21:21:39+00:00 November 26th, 2012|

Inner Peace…so true! If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches  and pains, If you can resist  complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you  can eat the same food every  day and be grateful for it, If you  can understand when your loved ones are