FOUR PILLARS OF HUMAN LIFE

In his book,In the Realm of the Hungry Ghosts, Gabor Mate, M. D., says that “Human life, I believe, is balanced on four pillars: physical health, emotional integration, intellectual awareness, and spiritual  practice. There are no prescriptions for the latter. ‘Be a lamp unto yourselves,’ said the Buddha.” For...

SELF-COMPASSION MEDITATION

The next time you go through a difficult experience and you judge yourself, this meditation can remind you to be self-compassionate.   A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need and deserve.   Put both hands on your heart, or simply hold them together as in prayer....

LIVE A STRESS-FREE LIFE

When it comes to stress, say experts at the Cleveland Clinic, it’s the little things that matter. A little mishap, such as misplaced keys, can trigger an emotional, physical and even cellular reaction with the sudden rise of stress hormones. The good thing, say the experts, is that even...

HOW I OVERCAME MY DEPRESSION

For many years, almost half a lifetime, I was sad and depressed. I felt helpless to change my situation and hopeless that things would get better. I blamed and hated  myself for my insecurities.my inability to express my true feelings and stand up for myself. I also hated the...