Do you feel that you need better to have a better focus in your life? Do you feel that you get distracted too easily? Do you feel that you get too attached emotionally to people and things, and it ends up wasting your time and energies? Do you generally feel aimless and are in need... Continue Reading →
Intellectual freedom is the freedom to choose your state of mind anytime you want. Intellectual freedom comes from the knowledge that all limitations exist only in the mind. And all limitations can be broken simply by choosing the right mindset. Once the limitations are broken in the mind, one can easily take action in the... Continue Reading →
I first came across zen Buddhism when I was 20. I was so influenced by it because it opened up my mind in many ways.Zen doesn’t impose any beliefs on you. Every religion wants you to believe things, god, rituals, this, that…But zen instantly makes you feel free because you don’t have to believe anything.... Continue Reading →
I recently read this book, “Thinking fast and slow”. I did not finish it but still learned some valuable things about our two thinking systems. Our intuitive system of thinking is fast, it associates ideas at a lightning fast speed, which is useful but it also leads to biases if we don’t keep a watchful... Continue Reading →
When I am having a bad day, I play piano and it makes me feel a lot better. Music has magic. It can change mood in seconds. I am very grateful to have put in efforts to learn a musical instrument so that I can express my feelings to others in a very unique way.... Continue Reading →
Concentration comes as a byproduct when you indulge actively into things you love to do more and more. Therefore there can not be any ‘exercises’ or ‘things to do’ that fit everyone for improving concentration. My approach is about ‘growing’ the ability of concentration and not of ‘improving’ it. Here are some practical aspects which will... Continue Reading →
Have you ever wondered? Why is it that we want to find peace? Why aren't we comfortable in chaos? But if you think carefully, we do enjoy chaos. Believe it or not, we are excited by the chaos. When two people are sitting peacefully, no one would care. No one would notice. But if the... Continue Reading →
Unless you engage deeply in creative work, you can’t live fully! This is a bold statement to make, but you also know that there is some truth in it. There are things you love to do without expecting anything in return. You just do it because you can be yourself, express yourself as you are! ... Continue Reading →
I thought let me add something new to the blog today! I have been learning piano keyboard for sometime and this is as far as I have reached. I learned by myself, watching videos, practicing notes, chords, patterns...etc. I am not a professional of course, but I enjoy playing it. It is messy, but I... Continue Reading →
If you don’t reflect on your life often, you will soon find yourself lost in the whirlpool of this world. This world is a very messy and chaotic place, always in conflict. If you don’t take time to think for yourself you will be forcefully dragged into this mess. One day when you finally stop, a lot of years would have been wasted without having done anything meaningful with life.
What I write here is not intended as a teaching. I write so that my words enter deep into my heart and I remember them. I know nothing that I can teach others. I simply reflect over what I have lived and what seems logical. Also, this are not pessimistic thoughts. These are facts. In fact if you think about them you would feel a lot lighter, a lot of burden might drop.
Here are 5 things you can ponder…
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When was the last time that you took a pause and really asked, “What is it that I am seeking? What is it that I am running after? All my actions, worries, fears, desires, excitements…they must be guided by something underneath that I don’t pay much attention to, but what can that be?” Our actions... Continue Reading →
I have always wondered: Even after having so much available to us, why is it that we are unsatisfied? Why are we always seeking something? Why are we always looking toward future to gain something better than what we already have? To become something more than what we are? I picked up this book by... Continue Reading →