Some Questions to reflect upon from time to time – better than dozing off and/or sleep walking into our next thing…..

What is truly important in my life?

What would I really like to be and do in my life?

What are my greatest strengths? What are my talents, possibilities, and true potential?

If I had unlimited time and resources, what would I do? What are my deepest priorities? Continue reading

Making one’s life into a meditation is different from using meditation to escape from life….

We all have a life, but we are not always aware of how precious it is. And we all have an ego, but we do not always take enough responsibility for it. Our sufferings, or our doomed attempts to avoid them, all too often keep us mired in obsessive attachment, greed, worry, or despair.

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Yes, I am changing

A  friend of mine crossed 45 years of age. I asked him what’s changing?  He sent me the following lines.

Yes, I am changing — After loving my parents, my siblings, my spouse, my children, my friends, now I have started loving myself.

Yes, I am changing —  I just realised that I am not “Atlas”. The world does not rest on my shoulders.

Yes, I am changing  —  I  now stopped bargaining with vegetables and fruits vendors.  After all, a few rupees more is not going to burn a hole in my pocket but it might help the poor fellow save for his daughter’s school fees.

Yes, I am changing  —  I pay the taxi driver without waiting for the change. The extra money might bring a smile on his face. After all he is toiling much harder for a living than me. Continue reading

Some Characteristics of a Mentor/ Coach

What will resonate with you about  nurturing relationships ( including coach /mentor)  in your own life will not necessarily be the same as what resonated with me. However, below is a summary of my key learnings about nurturing relationships that continue to clarify and enrichen my transition from confusion to self- discovery.

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