5 Laws of Intentional Living

There is a story of an energetic young boy who joined to learn Judo with an experienced Japanese judo master even though he was born without a left arm. The Japanese Judo master taught him an exciting throw in the first week of training. In the second week, he continued to practice the same judoContinue reading “5 Laws of Intentional Living”

5 Reasons Why You Should Practice Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety

The idea of building up immunity to poison has been around for a long time. Mithridatism is a word in the dictionary that defines this idea. It refers to the practice of building up immunity to a toxin by gradually exposing yourself to non-lethal doses of it. The term originates from Mithridates, also known asContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Practice Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety”

5 Ways to Discover Your True Self

Anyone who has ever been on a self-discovery journey can instantly tell you the magic that happened when they discovered their authentic self. A renowned psychoanalyst by the name of Donald Winnicott is the scientist behind the Authentic Self and the Superficial Self. In his study, he describes the authentic self as the ability toContinue reading “5 Ways to Discover Your True Self”

5 Considerations to Make when Conducting an Emotional Audit

Have you heard of chaos theory? Well, it states that within the apparent randomness of chaotic complex systems, there are underlying patterns, interconnectedness, constant feedback loops, repetition, self-similarity, fractals, and self-organization. The simple version is that the universe is a collection of systems. Every system has a pattern. Some systems are sensitive, and when theyContinue reading “5 Considerations to Make when Conducting an Emotional Audit”

5 Ways to Prepare for your Date with Destiny

I have watched several movies where characters had an intervention from the universe to ensure they took the right path. In serendipity, for instance, the main characters were about to marry the wrong people, then fate intervened. In Sliding doors, there are two parallels of life of the main character depicting how life can changeContinue reading “5 Ways to Prepare for your Date with Destiny”

5 Reasons Why you Should Practice Stillness

A  teacher was traveling with his students from one city to another. As they traveled, they happened to pass by a lake. The teacher asked one of his students to go to the lake to fetch him some water to drink. On reaching the lake, the student realized that the water was very muddy andContinue reading “5 Reasons Why you Should Practice Stillness”

5 Ways to Nurture Strength in Adversity

There is an old Korean folktale story that I like to read when I need some motivation. It is about a couple who were deeply in love that it was hard to separate them. War broke out in the region, and every male adult was called upon to fight in the war. The lovely coupleContinue reading “5 Ways to Nurture Strength in Adversity”

The Heart of the Matter

 In the ancient world, the liver was believed to be the ebb and flow of life. It was not until 1628 when William Harvey dispelled this myth and proved that the heart was indeed the powerhouse of life. In his findings, he showed that the heart does more than pump blood. Science has told usContinue reading “The Heart of the Matter”

The Pursuit of a Worthy Ideal

There is a common saying that people love to use that says men are from Mars, and women are from Venus. Whoever came up with this slogan was probably frustrated with the shopping tendencies of women. I have to admit that I fall into this category as well, and it is hard for me toContinue reading “The Pursuit of a Worthy Ideal”