‘If a Small Thing Has the Power to Make You Angry, Does that Not Indicate Something About your Size?

(Title credit: Sydney J. Harris) 'Anyone can become angry - that is easy. But to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not so easy.' Aristotle   I don't know about you, but I have... Continue Reading →

The Bearable Lightness of Being, is Our Sexiness of Being

There exists this yearning, longing, sometimes even a pining - for something better. More joy, more tolerance, more love. To be seen, accepted, acknowledged. To be sexy, sassy, special. We are at war - spiritually, mentally and physically - yearning for a fulfilment, perfection and some ideal out there. But what if that does not... Continue Reading →

To Risk Our Delight – Meditate

'We must risk delight. We can do without pleasure, but not delight. Not enjoyment. We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world...' A Brief For The Defence / Jack Gilbert   Our Delight Lies Not Outside Ourselves There really is nothing like meditation. In the beginning -... Continue Reading →

‘Keep Me Fully Glad with Nothing’

Can I be glad? With nothing?  What is this constant looking for, searching? This never 'arrived-ness' - busyness and ungladness? When and where does this end?   Yes and Never This yearning for some outside thing, event, person to make one's life 'better', can only end when one slows down. Slow down. And for a... Continue Reading →

Self Acceptance is the Most Radical Thing You can Do – Apart from Yoga Sleep Pose

No amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance. Robert Holden Self Acceptance is a tricky thing. I believe it is even more difficult to practice than Self Love. For self acceptance means accepting ALL parts of yourSelf ALL parts of your choices ALL parts of  your shadow and uglies ALL parts... Continue Reading →

Transparency without Authenticity, is like Doing Yoga in a Wetsuit

'you deserve to be completely found in your surroundings not lost within them' rupi kaur / milk and honey   Be transparent. Be accountable. Be open. Almost like Mantras, they silently influence our responses, decisions and actually, our happiness. The thing is - somewhere along the script of our lives, we may equate transparency with... Continue Reading →

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