Ponderings on Perseverance

Perseverance is more than pig-headedness. It’s the ability to keep your objective or goal in mind whilst taking or determining an action towards that goal. The key to perseverance isn’t in worrying about what’s gone wrong, not working, or not being done right. It is simply in knowing (not seeing) that this moment is just Continue reading »

Thrive in Uncertainty: 3 Anchors

Today we find ourselves in a time of great uncertainty and instability. It seems that anything can happen at any time, be it economic, environmental, health-related or people-related. Where do we anchor ourselves in such times? When our previous anchors come loose, what can we do? What is certain and unchanging? There are three inner Continue reading »

Do You Have a Gardener?

Do you have a gardener’s approach to life?  Here are some of the approaches you’ll have when you do… Love nature. A gardener knows that everything has a reason to be.  Everything, no matter how small, is an important part of the whole and, whether we see it or not, is making a big difference, Continue reading »

Non-Violence: The Challenge and Hope

Non-Violence: the challenge and hope Gandhi invited us to ‘be the change we wish to see in the world.’ This is one of those statements that is easy to understand, yet not so easy to do.  So, how can we individually start addressing the challenge and the hope of non-violence? One thing we can begin with is Continue reading »

Loving Life

Imagine waking-up every day feeling enthusiastic about what the day might hold. Imagine loving every moment of every day, no matter what’s going on. Is it possible? Life is for happiness, learning and giving. When we are aligned to these, life flows. So, how can we increase the feeling of loving life? The answer lies Continue reading »

Introversion: The Quiet SuperPower

In a world full of uncertainty, change and shifting fortunes, where can we find solid ground? What, if anything, can keep us buoyant when we find ourselves in the midst of raging storms? Is there a way that we can even turn things around? When everything seems to be falling apart, our solid ground, buoyancy Continue reading »

Reframe Problems

How can a problem not be a problem? And be a problem for one person and not another? And a problem one day and not the next? If the situation alone was the problem, wouldn’t it always be a problem and for everyone? As this doesn’t seem to be the case, what specifically turns something Continue reading »

100 Words of Wisdom, part 4

Here is part 4 of the 100 Words of Wisdom from Dadi Janki. Make a difference to the world, but not at the expense of yourself. Be a star and sparkle light into the whole world. Explore the five virtues of love, respect, truth, humility and unity. Base your life on these five. Sit peacefully. Continue reading »

100 Words of Wisdom, part 3

Here is part 3 of the 100 Words of Wisdom from Dadi Janki. Stay in your self respect and give respect. Stop looking around and negatively commenting on what others are doing. Understand: we’re all different and we all have different roles to play. Be like a lotus flower. It takes what is useful and does Continue reading »

100 Words of Wisdom, part 2

Here is part 2 of the 100 Words of Wisdom from Dadi Janki. I don’t have the consciousness that “I am an Indian”. I belong to the world. I am a global citizen. People ask me, “Where do you get all your energy from?” Energy comes from my own spirituality, my connection with God, and Continue reading »

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