Flying With Faith, Not Fear

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“I don’t live in fear. All good experiences have come from trusting the universe. There is no other way to live or love.”  Olivia Wilde My faith and trust in the universe continues to deepen; especially during uncertain times. This inspiring quote from one of my favorite celebs, the lovely Olivia Wilde, arrived right on […]

Help, I can’t stop thinking!

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Many of us feel that our thoughts are out of our control. We think about work long after we have left, we worry about the future and keep going over things that have gone wrong in the past. Meanwhile, life seems to be slipping by. Modern psychology also recognises that compulsive thinking can lead us […]

How We Incorporate Yoga and Meditation in Eating Disorder Recovery

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In conjunction with traditional psychotherapy and medical nutrition therapy, here is how yoga and meditation is intertwined in your healing process: The Eight Limbs of Yoga or Eight Fold Path The first book to systematize the practice of yoga was the classic treatise the Yoga Sutras (or Aphorisms) of Patanjali dating from 200 B.C. The […]

Letting Go Of Everything

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Can you imagine, letting go of everything in your life? Monks do this when they become Monks, they let go of everything including their Family. The thought of this is almost mind boggling to me. And imagine right now as you read this, letting go of all physical possessions and all relationships you have in […]

The Science of Loving-Kindness

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Right at the very beginning of my meditation practice I was introduced to both mindfulness of breathing and the development of loving kindness meditation. It was explained to me that both of these practices were equally important, that they were complementary, and that alternating these practices prevented imbalance in our approach. It was stressed, in […]

A Disobedient Girl: A Novel – A Wonderful Read For All Women

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In one of the most impressive debuts of the year, Ru Freeman delivers an epic, searing novel about betrayal and salvation, the strength of the human spirit, and the boundlessness and limits of love. Set against the volatile events of the last forty years of Sri Lankan history, A Disobedient Girl traces the lives of […]

Be Fearless – 6 Perfections To Live A Happier Life

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Becoming a Bodhisattva is a huge step in helping not only yourself, but also every other sentient being, both seen and unseen. Most people are self-motivated and work primarily to solve their own problems, keeping others a distant second. Should someone do an act of kindness, repayment is generally expected whether in the form of […]