1. Dhyana - moments of stillness become even more valuable and appreciated once you are chasing 'round after a little one. 2. Pranayama - inhale, exhale. A deep breath can be a lifesaver. We all have bad days, taking a deep breath or 20 can really help. Babies feed off the energy around them. So if you are frustrated or feeling overwhelmed, baby feels it too. Even recent studies have been done to show how breathing slowly and calmly can … [Read more...]
Below is a brief, 7-step guide to finding yourself in times of chaos, big and small: Step 1: Feel the ground beneath your feet. First chakra. Practice stillness and simplicity. And breathe. Step 2: Stay true to who you are. Second chakra. Continue to create and express yourself. Make time for your practice, your outlets, your passions. Step 3: Focus on what's important. Third chakra. Harness your determination. Why do you aim to accomplish all … [Read more...]
In the series “Random Acts of Kindness,” we spotlight people who are taking action, whether individually or as a group, and performing acts big or small, that are making a positive difference in the lives of others. These people are Quantum Revolutionaries, and most probably unsung heroes at that, but their actions do not go unnoticed. Today is a short video filmed from a dashboard cam, of someone who took it upon themselves to help someone else … [Read more...]
"The greatest gift that you can give to others and to yourself is time. Embrace the gift of time whether you give it or receive it." - Philip Zimbardo … [Read more...]
As parents, it’s nothing like how we thought it was going to be, and we’ve expressed concern for years about not receiving a “how to” manual. The hardest job in the world, and no formal training to be had. How can that be? The little training we did get came from our own parents. We learned how to communicate, how to show love, how to express emotions, how to follow through goals, and how to be a person, in general, by existing in our own … [Read more...]
“Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” … [Read more...]
"If you see that some aspect of your society is bad, and you want to improve it, there is only one way to do so: you have to improve people. And in order to improve people, you begin with only one thing: you can become better yourself." - Leo Tolstoy … [Read more...]
“ Today will never come again.
Be a blessing.
Be a friend.
Encourage someone. Take time to care.
Let your words heal, and not wound.”… [Read more...]
Have you heard of Ayurveda? It is an ancient system of health care that has been practiced for thousands of years in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It has now become popular even in western countries. Ayurveda is about healing and balancing the body, mind and spirit. It includes different physical and mental exercises such as Yoga. Ayurveda puts also great focus on the Ayurvedic Diet. The central concept of Ayurvedic medicine is the … [Read more...]
In the series "Random Acts of Kindness," we spotlight people who are taking action, whether individually or as a group, and performing acts big or small, that are making a positive difference in the lives of others. These people are Quantum Revolutionaries, and most probably unsung heroes at that, but their actions do not go unnoticed. Today we turn the light on Ahmad and Fatima, who are a young married couple. Fatima has no legs and Ahmad has … [Read more...]