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Don’t “Just be”
Don’t “Just be”

So much of today’s mindfulness and yoga teachings teach about simply being and not striving. “Just be” is the proclamation. And striving is often looked at as a negative thing.  When you just be you remain where you are. And essentially don’t make progress.  Striving is good. Striving is needed o...

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Treat Everyone the Same
Treat Everyone the Same

As residents of this planet we have so much to learn about treating everyone the same. In the Hindu faith, one of the dominant fundamental teachings is seeing God in all as its philosophy states that God is in all things. Sadly, racism like God is all-pervasive.  And ignorance, like God, is all-p...

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The Power of Thought
The Power of Thought

Everything begins in the mental plane first before it manifests in the physical plane.  You think to yourself first, “I would like some ice cream,” then you get up and get yourself some ice cream. But it began in your mind with a thought. Each thought has a picture, sound, and color associated wi...

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Too busy or misguided priorities?
Too busy or misguided priorities?

Someone once asked me, “What if we don’t have time to spend in reflection in the morning?” My response was, “Everybody has time. The question is what are you willing to make time for?” At the end of the day, it comes down to priorities. What’s important in your life? I’m sure many people have&hel...

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The Spirit of Responsiveness
The Spirit of Responsiveness

The spirit of responsiveness is the spirit of seeing what needs to be done and doing it without having to be told to do so. “We are down to the last square so I will replace the toilet paper with a new roll so the next person does not have to do it”. “The trash…

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The Transitory Nature of Life
The Transitory Nature of Life

In my previous blog post, I talked about how small changes lead to big changes. I also shared that the burden of responsibility is on you to create the change that you seek in your life.  I know that so many people are unfulfilled. How do I know? Well, I get countless messages every day…

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Small changes lead to big changes
Small changes lead to big changes

There are more than 290,000 confirmed cases and 17,000 deaths in New York alone. Not to mention the deaths around the world. This is a tragedy of epic proportions.   This is a good reminder of the fragility of human life. There are many things for us to learn from this shared experience we are al...

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Protecting Mental Health at Home
Protecting Mental Health at Home

I was asked this question recently, “How can we protect mental health when we’re directed to stay home?” There are many things we can do to safeguard mental health and strengthen the mind. One thing is to keep your energy moving. It’s incredibly important to channel your energy into positive acti...

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