Originally I wasn’t planning to post this month. For the past year I’ve posted something every month. When I decided to use this platform to share some of my thoughts I made a promise to myself that for a year I’ll share a post once a month. When the 12 months were over, I wasn’t… Continue reading Stop. Reflect. Appreciate. Carry on.
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?