How to Find the Sacred in Everyday Life

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“Your daily life is your temple. When you enter into it, take with you your all.” – Khalil Gibran When we think back to the times when tribal culture was still dominant, we can’t help but notice that the pace of life was significantly different back then. It was slower, serene and simpler. This barebones… 

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What Your Emotions are Really Trying to Tell You

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“Emotions make us human. Denying them makes us beasts.” – Victoria Klein Have you ever… teared up while watching a touching movie scene? felt angry while viewing news coverage on a senseless act of violence? experienced elation after hearing about your job promotion or pay raise? been excited while planning a fun-packed, upcoming vacation? felt… 

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5 Simple Steps to Reading People

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“To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.” – Rene Descartes Ever since the first humans appeared on Earth, some 200,000 years ago, we have been dependent on one another. We have looked to each other for sustenance, love, connection and protection. Clearly, our very survival… 

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Why We Are More Similar Than Different

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I was seated at a Starbucks café, gazing at the throngs of people whizzing past me in London’s busy Heathrow airport while leisurely sipping my warm chai latte. Some were running into a nearby bistro to grab a quick bite to eat, while others casually strolled into a merchandise store to do so some last… 

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The Right Way of Being a Perfectionist

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“People call me a perfectionist, but I’m not. I’m a rightist – I do something until its right.” – James Cameron Perfectionism has always had a bad rap in our society. The mere mention of the word elicits bleak visions of weary and worn-out individuals who are painstakingly trying to reach seemingly impossible standards. It… 

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Why I Believe That Everything Happens For a Reason

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“Don’t worry, everything happens for a reason.” You’ve probably had someone recite this expression to you at some point in your life. They may have said it to you in an endearing attempt to console you about a disappointment that you were facing. Something you really wanted to happen did not pan out the way… 

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Why Music is a Powerful Healer

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“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” – Confucius Go back to one of the fondest and most memorable musical experiences you’ve ever had. Were you at a concert, a club, a special occasion, in your car, or in the comfort of your own home? What made this particular experience… 

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