One of the pillars of mindfulness meditation is based on non-striving. An attitude that aims to disconnect our energy & emotions to the outcome of a task in hand or a pursuit. What it means is that the only thing worth striving for is to be in the moment. Just like in meditative state, you … More Non-Striving – Foundation of Mindfulness # 5
“In practising mindfulness, you are practising taking responsibility for being yourself and learning to listen to and trust your own being.” Jon Kabat-Zinn In a world full of endless choices and challenges, self-doubt is the non-stop humming in the background. The overwhelming feeling from the incoming mixed messages in our head is pretty confusing and … More Trust – Foundation of Mindfulness # 4
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few. Shunryo Suzuki Past experiences and preconceived ideas have great value when it comes to making decisions about everyday activities. However, they are tainted to a degree that we are not able to absorb the new reality of the present time … More Beginner’s Mind – Foundation of Mindfulness # 3
The present time is full of possibilities, so why is it that we cannot edit our thoughts to actually see the threads that can lead to a desirable experience? Almost always, the answer boils down to our inner struggles to keep things together! Every day, we are bombarded by stressful questions or circumstances, by the urgency … More Make It Happen! How To Change Your Mindset & Thrive.
Whom do you want to be in crisis? The one that everyone turns to for strength, or the person who makes life miserable for others. It is all about our mental attitude which will reinforce our tenacity regardless of the outcome whether in a particular circumstance or in general. A frame of mind that reflects … More How To Be An Optimist In Tough Times
Overblown and imperfect, sensual and symbolic, are layers of different circumstances and conditions that Alice Zilberberg explores in her compositions. An Award-winning Fine-Art Photographer, Alice communicates complexities and possibilities of human conditions in our contrived world. Her visual language merges hallucinogenic scenes and what appears to be a reflection of the reality. She elevates her … More Interview With Alice Zilberberg – Internationally Acclaimed, Award-Winning Artist
Robert Vanderhorst’s creativity propels us to squint and examine the original or the rational with intention. At that point, you discover the conflict, the unacceptable, the unpleasant or the hidden desire. The imagery gushes over, the psyche is liberated, and the visual stimulus unravels the nuances of our ideas and rules. He is adept at bringing … More Interview with Robert Vanderhorst – Surrealist Painter
Nobody has a soul unscathed. As famously Nietzsche has stated: “What does not kill you makes you stronger.” Actually, truth be told, it is not easy to be resilient in chaos or adversity; however, research has shown that it can be learned. Stretching our mental muscles and drawing on key questions raised by the great … More How To become More Resilient – Leadership Skills
“The desire for a feeling of importance is one of the chief distinguishing differences between mankind and the animals”. Living a significant life is a duty, not a choice. As humans, we have the power to live a life that matters. Our ability to cooperate with each other empowers us to act with a purpose. … More Create a Life of Significance to Achieve Goals
Where does inspiration come from? For centuries people believed that inspiration derived from gods and thought that is a divine matter, a gift from holy spirit. Nevertheless, inspiration defined by Oxford dictionary states: A sudden brilliant or timely idea The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative … More Inspiration – Where Does It Come From and How To Realize it?