A difficult life can gradually cultivate an anxious expectation or negative anticipation in the mind and body. While resistance is the primary cause of our suffering, dread only adds to and perpetuates our stress. In 16 Clearing Statements To Address The Self-Sabotage of Inevitability, we looked at the belief systems underlying an anticipated difficulty, as also their consequences. There was a … Continue reading How To Release Negative Anticipation And Relax.
Based upon case experience, I am suggesting below a model of inquiry that may help you realize and release core limiting beliefs about yourself. Consider this: As a child you were promised an outing by your cousin. But at the last minute you were told it is cancelled. You feel let down and disappointed, sorry … Continue reading Key Lies in Seeing The Root of Things
Elie Wiesel was right when he said, “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” More than the anger, criticism and tantrums, what can really hurt us to the core is disengagement. The cold wall that blocks any and all interaction can leave one feeling betrayed and abandoned. No wonder then that many close … Continue reading Rules of Engagement – And Breaking Them.
Stress, overwhelm, exhaustion, helplessness and hopelessness - all shut us down and close us off to new possibilities. We feel stuck in this state and nothing seems to help. This 15 minutes guided meditation has been designed to shift you out of such a state. It helps you return to a harmonious, balanced space, where … Continue reading The ‘New Beginnings’ Daily Meditation – Available for Download Now!
Right from an early age, we all find ways and means to cope with the challenges that life brings our way. Knowingly or unknowingly, we experiment with different responses until we find what seems to work for us. So a child seeking his parent's attention may learn that throwing a tantrum often obtains the desired … Continue reading Winning Strategies to Loss Accumulators
Ever noticed the subtle, secret satisfaction derived in complaining, "I am just too busy to do that right now!"? Here, 'that' can refer to anything from having fun, taking care of your self, spending quality time with loved ones, learning anything new ... or just about anything under the sun. We get locked into patterns … Continue reading Busy as a Bee?
The seduction of words can blind us to the dangers of the spiritual path. With profound wisdom being readily available at your fingertips, and every conversation with a 'like-minded' friend on the 'same path' as you - it easy to believe one has realized the truth. In reality, not everyone is able to translate the … Continue reading ‘You are here’ – mapping your way forward