We all have heard and shared these quotes before, 'When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!', 'When people throw stones at you, collect them and build an Empire!' Implementing these in our own life does take a lot of courage, patience, and a rock-solid support especially emotional and spiritual support. The support could be from … Continue reading Blessing in Disguise!
Happy Weekend, Everybody! As I observe myself and people around me getting on with our lives, some things especially how we handle people / situations impact our well-being continue to baffle me. This blog post particularly focuses on one's own pain threshold and tolerance levels. If we can develop some habits / adopt some techniques … Continue reading Mindfulness to Mitigate Misery
... everyone and everything is (or can be if paid attention to) a Guru / Teacher! Here's what prompted me to write this article: I do listen to various spiritual leaders and motivational speakers on YouTube and I do volunteer in a particular spiritual organization's events and drives that are meant for the betterment of … Continue reading In the School of Life…
Even though happiness is one of the innate qualities of every soul born on Earth, it gets masked by various layers of wrong notions we acquire as we age and gets lost! And we are on a perpetual quest for it!! The following blog written by Sri. RamaMurthy is on this very topic, which is … Continue reading Pursuit of Happiness
Happy weekend, Folks. An interesting write-up on the topic, types of intelligence that I received in one of my WhatsApp groups inspired me to this blog-post. When we hear the word, Quotient, Intelligence Quotient / IQ is probably the first word that we think of. Next would be Emotional Quotient (EQ) / Emotional Intelligence (EI), … Continue reading Quotients of Life
In this blog, I am going to share a list of self-transformation tools that was given to me when I embarked on my Yogic journey by enrolling in M.Sc. Yoga Therapy program offered by S-VYASA, a deemed Yoga University, based in Bengaluru, India. Our M.Sc. batch had around 160 students! Given the fact that we … Continue reading Tools for Self-Transformation
This blog is written by Sri. RamaMurthy. A quick preface before getting to the actual article: 'Karma' is a Samskritha word that means action. It encompasses our thoughts, words, actions, and also others' actions done under our instructions / influence. There are 12 laws of Karma: This implies everything we do created a corresponding energy … Continue reading Karma Siddhanta, the Law of Karma (Author: RamaMurthy)
Cousins' Day is still a few months away. But, a photo shared by my Aunt (my Mom's Sister-in-law) took me down the memory lane and all the nice time we cousins had (and still having :-)). This is a pic from her wedding reception (early 1980s). Little girls draped in Sarees!! I was telling my … Continue reading Cousins’ Gang
This is a rhetorical question I posed to the participants in one of my Yoga classes: 'Are your vehicles more precious than your body?' After a brief pause I continued, "When your car needs an oil change, do you skip that activity because you have no time?". "Of course not, why would anyone take that … Continue reading Our Cars are Healthier than Us!!
Yesterday, I was reading Calvin & Hobbes with my kid. One particular cartoon section on Mother's Day gift by Calvin cracked us up. It reminded me of an incident that happened when my kids were still in Pre-K. I used to work in downtown Boston. My husband and I had this arrangement wherein I would … Continue reading Kids Have Their Priorities Straight 🙂