One day the Sun and the Wind decided to compare their power. Who is stronger. As they couldn’t decide the Sun suggested the following: “Let’s test it. Over there, there is a man wrapped up in his cloak. The one who can get the cloak off his shoulders will be named the stronger.” The Wind… Continue reading What happens when you choose a ‘warm approach’
On the margin of Valentine’s Day Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to yourself. Not whom I want you to be, but to who you are.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry One of my favourite quotes. Many times we think that love is something superficial. That we need to start looking for the… Continue reading Love and freedom – Can I have them both?
A while ago somebody asked me what I thought about the following situation: Imagine that there is a forest. A big vast green forest. No human being is around. All of a sudden one of the trees falls down. What do you think? Does it make a noise? Does it make a noise even though… Continue reading Do you really need proof?
The following short poem by Portia Nelson got my attention when I heard Dr Wayne Dyer talking about our power to make different choices in one of his talks. Read it with an open heart and an open mind: “I walk down the street.There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.I fall in.I am lost...… Continue reading The Road never taken before – Embrace the unknown
aka Let your true potential shine The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince is one of the most wonderful stories ever written. I could have been 11 or 12 years old when I first read it. Back then I didn’t really understand its deeper meaning. It took me a few more readings and… Continue reading What lies beneath the surface?
or What happens when you open Pandora’s box The sunbeams were gently stroking my face. Slowly I started sensing my legs, my arms. Second, by second I was more aware of the rise and fall of my chest. My mind wasn’t fully aware of what was happening. I was in between worlds. That sweet stage… Continue reading How to live a more awaken life
Recently I have been preoccupied with some thoughts about ‘unconditional love’. Do we know what we mean by it when we say it? I decided to dive into it and see what my inner compass will bring up about this topic. And here it is what I came up with. When I love unconditionally, I… Continue reading How to start loving ourselves unconditionally
How do I know that the decision I am making right now is the right decision? What guarantee do I have that I won’t regret it? Am I doing the right thing? Questions like this are like a loyal companion in our life. Too often we are trying to make a decision only from our… Continue reading Start looking inwards rather than looking outwards
Forgiving. Is it a weakness or a strength? If I forgive, do I really surrender and let the person who hurt me get away with their behaviour? Am I showcasing my superiority by forgiving? These are all interesting questions. Let’s have a closer look at the ‘mystery of forgiving’. When you are in a situation… Continue reading Why should I forgive?
The idea to write this post came to me while I was sitting at Saddler’s Wells Theatre watching Stefan Jovanovic: ‘Constellations’. My life's been going through a big transformation. I could sense that a cycle is coming to an end and a new one is about to start. However, the transition can be sometimes excruciating.… Continue reading Be present and get what you need