With Xmas and the New Year round the corner, there will be a peak of fun and activities as well as workplace gatherings and family reunions which are bound to shake us a little bit out of our daily routines and comfort zones. For some this could mean facing more intense peaks and troughs of
It is that time of the year when many people make their New Year's Resolutions and unfortunately most also break them sooner or later. So I thought I write again something about new year's resolutions and why we mostly break them. Few ideas crossed my mind and I started writing how our resolutions are usually
This a re-post from an article which I liked in the PsychCentral blog. I am sharing it because over time I have seen how such habits inhibit one's authentic happiness. I have come across these and similar conditionings in myself and many clients. Bottom line is the lifetime practice of "questioning the status quo", the self-inquiry and
Did you know true happiness cannot be achieved by having something or doing something? It is not the result of figuring things out or knowing how things are either. It is neither about going somewhere or being someone. Actually it surfaces as a result of gaining insight into what is not, how things are not, who
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
I was so shocked and saddened with the news of Robin Williams death couple of days ago. I am still wondering how is it possible that he took his own life? Such a warm, caring, funny, witty, successful, famous and loved person; as Robin Williams! We do not know the details of his personal life.
"Mr. Nobody" is not a recent release, it is actually a movie from 2009, but a friend mentioned it recently and I finally found the time to watch it over the weekend. I really liked it and felt like to write about it here as it relates to the topic of free will and choice.
Rumi Calendar - Response to the June Question: Free Will or Fatalism Do I have free will and choice in life or is it all predetermined? What does "acceptance and surrender" mean in real life? Do we have free will or is all fate bound, predestined and predetermined? This is an age old unanswered question