Few amongst us have not struggled with 'letting go'. Though it be the natural order of things, whether it be people, beliefs, emotions, recurring thoughts or simply objects - many of us have a hard time in allowing things to come and go. At the request of a client, I am writing this post specifically … Continue reading Clearings To Help Declutter And Stop Hoarding
There are two ways to argue with reality. One way is to wish that someone or something else were present instead of who or whatever is. That's the one we tend to consciously ruminate over. The one that fuels our hopes, dreams, and aspirations. Drives us to positive thinking, visualizations and manifestation attempts. Well used, … Continue reading On Fleeing From Our Personal Monsters
This post may disturb those inclined towards compulsive positive thinking. But it is likely to provide much needed relief to those who feel stretched and pressured by this kind of an expectation. For myself, I have found that calling a spade a spade (and a rose a rose!) brings immense ease. So much of our … Continue reading “I must be happy. All the time.” – Is That True?
I laughingly told a friend today that I stopped making plans a long while back. I found life had other plans. And it was much easier to go along with life's plans. But it has taken me a while to be able to say this so lightly.The truth is that there are moments when the … Continue reading What If It’s Not All As Difficult As You Think?
It's been 3 years since I started this blog. And 9 years since Sameer moved on to a different realm. My original thought was to repost my first blog post. Because the magic of the synchronistic world I described therein happens rather frequently these days. But my travel today provided the right analogy for my experience … Continue reading The Long Road Home – Anniversary Post
One of the conversations that took center stage in GD's recent workshop revolved around the posture and hierarchy in relationships. About how we can have conflicting needs and motivations wherein it becomes difficult to give or receive with ease. Whether it is time, love, attention, knowledge, healing or guidance - we seem to have a need for both, … Continue reading Embodying Grace
This note was first published on FB on Aug 18, 2010. Since then, I am happy to report that my practice of letting go of what I love, and also those I love, has only deepened. I have found that non-attachment (as against detachment) deepens love and brings a great lightness to the heart. Just … Continue reading Anything of true value only multiplies with sharing…
The river flows ceaselessly, The thirsty come when they must, To drink only as much as they can, Never less than what their heart desires, Never more than what their mind understands. The river flows perennially, It allows them to be. Whenever they choose to return, They will be welcomed, Warmly nourished, and set free. … Continue reading Poems: Source