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How Mindfulness Can Help at Work

“We spend a lot of time judging ourselves harshly for feelings that we had no role in summoning. The only thing you can control is how you handle it.” – Dan Harris Throughout my life, I had been an anxious, impatient, and impulsive person. Very highly strung. The first time it came really to fore […]

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Mindfulness – Essential Life Skill for Children

“We do not know what specific knowledge our children are going to need ten or twenty years from now, because the world, and their work when they come to it, will be so different from ours. What we do know, is that they will need to know how to pay attention, how to focus and […]

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Are you placing limits on yourself? What is your story?

“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t you’re right” – Henry Ford A few years ago during my midlife crisis I came across a TED talk by Emily Esfahani Smith. According to Smith, happiness comes and goes, but having meaning in our life i.e., serving something beyond ourselves and developing the best within […]

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Want/Need to Change Habits – Start Small

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” – Socrates A habit is a routine behaviour that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously i.e., we do not give it any conscious thought usually. Ever come home late at night, flipped […]

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Silencing the Inner Critic – Be Nicer to Yourself

“It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power” – Robert Kiyosaki We all have an inner critic. Most of us in fact, myself included have a number of them. Inner critics are those reactive and internal voices that shine […]

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The Myth of Flexibility in Yoga

“The success of yoga must not be measured by how flexible your body becomes, but rather by how much it opens your heart” – T.K.V. Desikachar “I would love to do yoga but I am inflexible” “I am a bloke you know and I do not have the right body type to try yoga” “I […]

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Mindfulness Myths

“Don’t be satisfied with stories. How things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth” – Rumi Mindfulness is about living in the now. Essentially, it is about being more aware and awake in every moment of our lives. Mindfulness involves intentionally paying attention to each moment, being fully engaged with whatever is happening around […]

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8 Benefits of Mindfulness

“Mindfulness is way of befriending ourselves and our experience” – Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn According to Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn, “Mindfulness is the practice of focusing awareness by paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement.”1 Mindfulness, therefore, is the process of paying attention to what is happening. This includes our senses i.e., […]

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My Journey towards Mindfulness

“We train ourselves all through our life to waste energy following our inner narratives. We are often unconsciously driven by our fears, worries, and fantasies. Enter the space of awareness of the present moment with no emotional filters, no regrets nor hopes, no daydreaming and no nightmares” – Natasa Pantovic Growing up in Mumbai, I […]

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