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Questioning One’s Beliefs

Tweet  image credit I like intelligent people. I like intelligent conversations. I dread being around boring people. I’ve always thought that I would prefer talking to an intelligent asshole, rather than a boring nice people. But lately, I’ve come to realize that it’s not as black and white as I thought. Here’s the thing – […]

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Journaling Exercise: Dissecting Your Nearest and Dearest

Tweet  image credit   Well if that title caught your attention, I don’t know what that says about you :-) But in this exercise, we are going to dissect people closest to you.   Not literally.  Just on the page.    Who are the 5 people closest to you?  Why? What makes them closest?  Why […]

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Journaling Exercise: Are you self-centered?

Tweet  image credit     Too much self-centered attitude brings isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering. Dalai Lama   I had a conversation recently with someone who is going through a rough period, but what I noticed was that every single sentence was about them. Even when […]

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A Lesson in Patience and Positivity

Tweet    I’m a pretty positive person. Some of my nearest and dearest may say insanely so. But I’m also a human, and so there are times when certain things or events get me down. They don’t necessarily make me negative, but rather frustrated or impatient (which is certainly one of my flaws). Besides the […]

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5 Lessons from a very eventful January 1st

Tweet This year is one day old, and I’m writing the kind of post one would expect at the end of the year. Well, for me, 2017 has already begun with a bang, and left me on a shifting sand. Up until 30th of December, I’d plans. I had decided my goals for 2017. I […]

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Journaling to Discover and Defy Your Limits

Tweet  image credit Do you ever stop to think about your limits? How often do you say, “I can’t do this,” or “I’m not smart enough for that”, or “I’m not fit enough for that,” or “I’m not disciplined enough for that” or other similar phrases?  Do a 24 hour experiment.  For one day, make […]

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Journaling Exercise: What Is Your Relationship With Your Body…Beyond the Surface

Tweet  image credit     For today’s exercise, I want you to think about your relationship with your body.  Let’s start with the surface answer first: Do you hate your body, love your body, are indifferent, or neutral?  Don’t give up if you have never thought about this. Keep exploring how you feel to arrive at […]

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Journaling Exercise: What does Independence Mean to You?

Tweet    The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness. Virginia Woolf   Happy 4th of July to all American peeps! The world seems topsy-turvey, but the American heroes […]

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The Three Rs: Relax, Recharge, Regroup

Tweet  image credit   We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living. Thich Nhat Hanh   I’m writing this from the terrace […]

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Journaling Exercise: List of Things You Love & Things You Would Like to Change

Tweet  image credit Lists are great. No fancy writing skills required, which also mean they make for great journaling exercises. You don’t need to worry about what to write, or how to write it. You just jot down bullet points, and make a list, as you no doubt often do in your life. It’s important […]

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