Boost Your Feel-Good Factor

Never has the symbolism of the lotus, with its roots in the muck, but its beautiful flower rising above it, been more apt.With the news that we are probably facing a few more months of lockdown, how can we rise …
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Thanksgiving Meditation

This, of course is Thanksgiving Day in the US, so I thought it might be opportune to write a few words about gratitude. In the year that we have had, it is more important than ever to make a list …
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World Meditation Day – the Path to Freedom

“All spirituality is about waking up” Anthony de Mello. De Mello was an Indian Jesuit, well versed in yoga and eastern philosophy which regards the “normal” person as being asleep, hypnotized by their past, running on automatic pilot, looking at …
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Mindfulness and Flow

In all systems of meditation, the goal is to have a CLEAR mind, to be more present in our lives, rather than wrapped up in our head. The “normal” state of the mind always flitting from thought to thought , is compared to a “cage full of wild monkeys” in yoga books. The object of mindfulness is to steady the attention on one thing for a period of time.
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