Dadi Gulzar (1928 – 2021)

Dadi Gulzar, the Additional Administrative Head of the Brahma Kumaris passed away on Thursday, 11th March 2021 in India, at the age of 93 after a prolonged illness. Dadi (elder sister) started on her spiritual journey at the age of eight, when she began to learn the art of Raja Yoga meditation. It was a Continue reading »

Dadi Janki (1916-2020)

Dadi Janki, the head of our organisation, the Brahma Kumaris passed away at the age of 104 at 2am India time on Friday 27th March 2020 in Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India. She had been unwell for the last few months. Since the age of 21, Dadi had been exploring, studying and teaching meditation and spirituality. Continue reading »

Tennis Lessons for Life

Who knew my tennis lessons would end up becoming lessons for my life?  They’ve really helped understand the blocks and ways to exchanging old habits for new. Old Patterns Creeping In Trying to change old habits is something we all aim for. But as we try to make a new habit, it’s so easy for Continue reading »

Be a Chameleon: Inspired, not influenced

All our lives we are influenced by everything around us: words, temperature… looks, foods, moods, and shoulds (expectations). We are influenced by our bodies; when tired, when fat, thin, beautiful, ugly. It is an exhausting way to live, from being swept of your feet in one minute to coming crashing down in the next. It Continue reading »

What is Unconditional Love?

Unconditional love is acceptance. It accepts and embraces the self and others. It knows that no-one is perfect right now and that we all have hurts that we need to heal. It knows that everyone is doing their best. Conditional love criticises. Unconditional love is balance. The male and female principles are in balance. The Continue reading »

Overcoming Fear and Anxiety (a spiritual approach)

Were you born fearful and anxious? If not what happened? Where do they come from? Taking a spiritual approach we are going to dive beneath the surface, to consider what it going on and how we might enable ourselves to return to our original state of being. Fear and anxiety are not our original and Continue reading »

Live Life to the Fullest

What does living life to the fullest mean to you? Not to your best friend, partner or parents, and not according to media images or Hollywood. To you. There is no right or wrong answer, in fact, every answer should be coloured with its own uniqueness, as when we are living life to its fullest Continue reading »

Time Management Techniques

Time Management can alleviate a lot of our daily stress and ensure we enjoy our life more. Here are some tried and tested techniques for different areas of life. Bookending Time We allocate time for tasks, but we often still run late. So learn to bookend. Bookending is keeping time for transition activities, you know, Continue reading »

Stress Busting

Not so long ago, we seemed to be wearing stress like a fashion accessory. Like all fashion accessories, has it had its day? New research is now indicating that it is perhaps not so good for our health, relationships and happiness to wear ‘stress’ on a daily basis. Maybe it is time to adopt a Continue reading »

What is Self-Care in a Busy World?

Self-care in a busy world is all about enabling and supporting our self to attain the successes in life we would like to achieve. It isn’t a case of one size fits all. Boosting our resilience, flexibility and adaptability is definitely a big component of it. It begins with defining for ourselves, ‘What does success Continue reading »

Forgiveness Perspectives

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”  Nelson Mandela Forgiveness renews. It free us from the past, opens us to truth, and reconnects us with the original peace, love, joy and Continue reading »

Make Your Self-Talk Work

Talking something through with yourself helps organise your thoughts, and helps you work things out.  How?  Holding a conversation naturally holds your attention, conversing with yourself enables you to naturally focus your attention on the issue long enough to sort it out. Otherwise like snapchat, our inner chat is easily lost or distracted, with the slightest disturbance Continue reading »

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