WHAT’S INSIDE YOU?

This is a nice short story to make you reflect on what is within each of us. I was preparing to speak at an I Can Do It conference and I decided to bring an orange on stage with me as a prop for my lecture. I opened a conversation with a bright young fellow of about twelve who was …

CAN MEDITATION TRANSFORM THE COMMUNITY?

I would like to share this incredible story with you about the ‘Meditating President’, Joachim Chissano of Mozambique and how through his Meditation practice, helped put an end to the devastating 15 year civil war in Mozambique and a million causalities. Mozambique was brought back from the brink of self-destruction and has instead become one of Africa’s most stable and …

THE WALK FROM “NO” TO “YES”

Listen to this most inspiring TED Talk by William Ury: The walk from “no” to “yes”. William speaks from the heart about the Secret to Lasting Peace: That all of us have the opportunity to be the 3rd side:—to take the Balcony View no matter what the conflict is whether with our family members or even the war in the Middle east.

10 MINDFUL MINUTES OF SILENCE…

 Listen to this simple but provocative TED Talk: 10 Mindful Minutes Of Silence To Change Your Life.  Andy Puddicombe has made it his goal to make meditation accessible by everyone. Spending years as a monk, Andy worked hard on himself to develop that ability to really focus and harness the mind, undistracted by the whims and restless thoughts that can hold …

THE COOKIE POEM – A LESSON IN HUMILITY

A woman bought some cookies at an airport and sat down to read and nibble while waiting for her plane. She soon noticed a man sitting next to her, who casually took a cookie from the bag. Shocked and seething, the woman remained silent as the man, without the slightest sign of shame or gratitude, quietly helped himself. Congratulating herself …

ATTITUDINAL HEALING

The essence of our being is love. Health is inner peace. Healing is letting go of fear. Giving and receiving are the same. We can let go of the past and the future. Now is the only time there is and each instant is for giving. We can learn to love ourselves and others by forgiving rather than judging. We …

LIGHT OR JYOTHI MEDITATION

  Light a candle, if you wish. This will signal your brain to quieten down and that it’s time for meditation. Do the belly breathing slowly and deeply and just notice how the thoughts in your mind slow down with your breathing. I highly recommend that you begin each inner session with the following Light meditation. Sit in a chair with …