WATCH someone who gets angry very quickly. The more he gets angry, the more he seems addicted to being angry. Getting angry does not resolve problems.
Biologists tell us that repeated behaviour actually rewires the brain. Neural networks get established with repeated behaviour pattern. What this means is that anger breeds anger.
FOUR hundred years ago Rene Descartes, the French philosopher declared, ‘I think, therefore I am.’ He was right, and at the same time, he was wrong. This declaration has formed the basis of modern thinking. Billions of people in this world have followed Descartes for generations believing that unless each one outthinks the other they cannot succeed in this world.
THE world is made up of two categories of people: those who are stressed and those who are not. Stressful people are those who desire to control life. They like to mould life in the way they wish it to be. They are focused only on themselves. Those who have no stress are those who accept what life offers them without complaints...
PARAMAHAMSA SRI NITHYANANDA on Choosing Joy over Worry!
IF I were to tell you that you choose your worries that make you suffer, you will disbelieve me. That is the truth!
Each one of us carries our personalised version of worry. Undoubtedly, the commonality of this worry is that we each have our personalised laundry list. Our worries are not the same as our neighbour’s. Our worry is completely based on our perceptions. Worries are based on individual desires.
PAIN — whether physical, mental or emotional — has only a negative existence, like darkness. Darkness exists only in the absence of light. As such, it has no positive existence of its own. In the same way, pain exists only in the absence of awareness.
ONE of the most deeply hidden reasons for suffering is that you may be enjoying it. For example, falling ill can become a source of pleasure if it gets you the attention and care you have been craving. In the same way as a seed has to rupture before a plant can grow and blossom, intense suffering can rupture your ego and leave you open and vulnerable to transformation
The recent April Inner Awakening focused on delving into the deeper layers of physical and psychological healing. Beginning with establishing positive patterns for living a life of total health it progressed to developing techniques for redesigning life situations to coincide with your true goals. Every aspect of this program was designed to promote and nurture the development complete health and wellness, coupled with the actual experience of an extraordinary conscious breakthrough.
Depression is one of the most common mental disorders to overwhelm our planet in the last century, affecting tens of millions of people across cultures, ages and socio-economic groups. In fact, depression is the 4th leading contributor to the global burden of disability and disease.
The first twenty minutes immediately after we wake up in the morning, plays a vital role in shaping our entire day. The mood we are in, the thoughts that arise and the way we react to these thoughts during the first twenty minutes, sets the trend for our entire day...