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Aug
21

How To Practice Humility

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
-George Arliss

Humility makes us teachable and wiser. It makes us better listeners and friends. It helps us examine ourselves without judgment. Here’s how we get there…

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May
05

How to Change Who You Are

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
-Teilhard de Chardin

Changing the things that make us who we are seems to be a daunting and impossible challenge. We may often have moments of inspiration and motivation when we stand up to the person we were and take on life with a whole new perspective. Eventually we find ourselves slipping back into our old ways and …

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Nov
02

How to be an Inspired Voter

This is not a political post nor an endorsement. Instead, I am sharing ideas on how to remain inspired and spiritual at a time when passions and negativity rule the discourse around us. Here are five ideas on how to be inspired voters: 1. Practice Tolerance The core of our political stance lies in our …

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Oct
28

Maintaining Gratitute During Hard Times

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
-Buddha

The decision to practice gratitude is one of the simplest and most significant decisions we can make in improving our personal joy, health, peace, contentment and level of inspiration. Gratitude changes our perspective in life, which in turn, changes our lives. However, it is important to understand that the practice of gratitude does not require …

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Sep
25

10 Meditation Tips

If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts.
-Alan Cohen

The aim of effective meditation is to arrest conscious thought and gain a spiritual perspective of the moment. Here are 10 tips that help me accomplish this.

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Jul
07

Making Painful Decisions

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
-Anais Nin

Sometimes change can be so difficult that we find ourselves doubled over in pain. Tears flow uncontrollably, and the pain is so intense that we just want to wake up from the nightmare we are experiencing and find that life is the same as it was before things changed. These moments are especially challenging when …

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May
06

How to be Inspired When Filled with Negativity

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
-Isak Dinesen

When we are inspired, the world around us looks different. Negativity around us does not affect us. But sometimes, negativity brews within us. Never ending responsibilities, failed dreams, difficult relationships, illness, death and money problems may leave us feeling dissatisfied. Anger, grief, frustration, shame, intolerance, fear and even hopelessness are all part of our experience …

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