It Is OK to Feel Good

Photo by Evie Shaffer from Pexels It is OK to feel good. Sounds so obvious and self-explanatory that one doesn't need to be reminded of it. Of course, it is OK to feel good, who doubts that? Who doesn't know that? Well, at times some of us forget about it. I know it from experience.  It happens when …

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Spreading the Word: New Research on Emotions

This Friday I share with you a fascinating TED talk on emotions. In it, the neuroscientist and professor of psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett talks about the latest research and findings on the nature of our emotions. Where do they come from, what they are, to what extent we can control them, and more. Frankly, I …

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Unexpected Importance of Small Things

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."Thorin from "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien What sort of things do you pay attention to? Are they the big, the loud, and the colourful? We all have filters that regulate what gets our attention and what …

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Spreading the Word: Meaningful Conversations

This Friday I share with you an article on how to have meaningful conversations. As many things meaningful, this is a longer read, but it is worth your time. So get comfortable, set aside this time for yourself, and enjoy! When a conversation allows you to better understand something important about yourself, the other person …

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Spreading the Word: Love Yourself

This Friday I share with you an inspiring short video on the importance of loving yourself. Earlier this week I posted a thought that came to my mind recently. You know how it is, you think about something without even realizing you are thinking about it and then, suddenly, a thought forms in your mind. …

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Remember to Respect Yourself

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Spreading the Word: Trying Not to Try

This Friday I share with you a thought provoking short video on the wisdom of letting go instead of trying harder. It sounds paradoxical - if I want to achieve something, I must do my best and try hard to get it! Right? Well, sometimes that works. But does this approach have to work for …

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Intuitive Beliefs, Cups, and Worldviews

I like a nice cup of good black tea. In fact, one such cup stands in front of me just now as I am typing this. I do not have any doubts about it, I do not need to reflect on it to establish whether it is indeed so. There it is - my cup …

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Spreading the Word: Devil’s Many Faces

This Friday I share with you a short and very interesting video about Devil. The manifestation of evil has kept us fascinated, horrified, bewildered since the beginning of history. We have interpreted and reinterpreted the meaning of, behind, and around devil, and continue to do so. So who or what is it? Pure evil? Fallen …

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