Your Personal Happiness Machine

By | 2017-12-20T17:31:41+00:00 November 25th, 2014|

Happiness? Who doesn't want to be happy? Well here are few simple instructions that can serve you as your Personal Happiness Machine, with perpetual batteries included :)  Yes, perpetual because you don't need an external energy source. I don't blame you for being skeptic, but why not give it a go and check it out for

Make Better Decisions: Include your Three Centres of Intelligence

By | 2017-12-28T13:10:06+00:00 October 16th, 2014|

Everything we do involves some sort of decision making. Sometimes we make poor decisions, sometimes we do much better; at other times we get stuck and torn between our choices. Whether we are limited in our choices or have too many options; whether the decision we are facing is trivial or critical, one thing is clear; that we all would like to make “better” choices depending on our restrictions and our capacities. We usually know our restrictions but do we know and utilise all of our capacities? The answer is: “most probably not”.

You inhibit yourself, if you don’t inhabit yourself!

By | 2017-12-11T21:21:30+00:00 September 25th, 2014|

A deceptively simple practice with incredible benefits. We are born freely inhabiting our bodies; but somehow we forget this as we grow up and begin inhibiting ourselves. I owe the inspiration for writing this post to a dear client who accidentally mistyped "inhibit" as "inhabit"; or was it a so called "Freudian slip" on her

The busy man and his saw

By | 2017-12-11T21:21:30+00:00 September 12th, 2014|

Very often I come across people who are so tied up feverishly putting time and effort in everyday activities such as family matters, work, study, friends, aspirations, check list travelling (ticking off more places and tourist attractions) even shop-around self-development (jumping from one self-development work to the next in search of the latest and the

Messi’s Magic Moments; what’s his secret, meditation?

By | 2018-01-15T22:31:03+00:00 July 9th, 2014|

In the spirit of the World Cup, which I have been enjoying so much lately (still am), here are some reflections on Lionel Messi’s magic. Time and again I’m amazed by Messi’s magic on the field which is on display with a unique blend of genius, quietness, serenity and economy. He is obviously an enormously gifted player but his success must have other ingredients too. And no it’s not simply hard work and preparation either. So naturally, I got curious about his off the field practices and came across a number article mentioning that Messi practices meditation.

Do one thing at a time; and other self-care tips to have peace in these busy times

By | 2017-12-12T22:11:52+00:00 July 8th, 2014|

"Whether you work full-time or part-time or stay at home with your kids, life can feel so busy these days. It can seem like there are a million things to do and as if you are constantly running to get everything done. You might also feel like you are always thinking about and taking care

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.