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
"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
Dr .Harriet Lerner, author of "The Dance of Anger" We all get angry at times, some more often than others. What is anger, is it a negative emotion, is it harmful or can it be helpful for our growth? These are some of the questions many may have about anger. This year Dr. Harriet
In light of the recent infamous "senior moment" suffered by the NSW premier Barry O'Farrell (which cost him his job), when he forgot about the $3000 bottle of wine he received as a gift, John Elder wrote this interesting article in the Sunday Age which I thought to share with you. Some highlights of the
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.
Following form the last post asking Rumi about time and presence; about living in the now; here are six steps that would help you understand this paradoxical practice a little deeper and at a more practical level. In The Art of Now: Six Step to Living in the Moment Jay Dixit explains mindfulness in a fresh, practical
Rumi Calendar – Response to the January Question I know I have a past and will hopefully have a future, but what does this “living in the now” mean, this being present that all the wisdom masters advise? What is eternity? Is there a beginning, an end?
By GERTI SCHOEN, MA, LP (Reblogged from psychCentral) Compassion is a word that can feel a bit overused these days. Everyone seems to remind us to be compassionate with ourselves and others. But there is immense worth to the concept and the deeper meaning behind it. I’ve been reading a classic in the great variety of
9 Lesser-Known Tips for Getting & Staying Organized Clutter is a significant source of stress for a lot of people, particularly in today's consumerist society where we accumulate more and more stuff. Following is a very useful post from PsychCentral.com by By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. which I recommend reading if clutter is a problem for you: 9
"Who am I?" Rumi poem with original Persian recitation Rumi's poetry could be truly transformative. This is one of the ones I loved so much that I decided to translate it to English (Rumi wrote predominantly in his mother tongue, Persian). It beautifully describes the messiness of being a human; struggling with temptations, insecurities, thoughts