Category: Personal Growth


Reaction and Karma

Buddha says: When action comes out of nothing it creates no karma. When you act out of nothingness, you respond; it is no longer a reaction. It has truth…

From Bondage to Freedom

From Bondage to Freedom

A scientist has written to me. He works in a scientific lab where artificial human organs are made – hands, legs, liver, heart – all human parts. His confusion is “whether I am going against nature, because the factory-produced heart is not as good as the natural heart. Am I...

How To Attract Growth Oriented Friends

How to Attract Growth-Oriented Friends

A survey I did a while back revealed that about 40% of my readers have zero friends they’d consider growth-oriented, and another 20% only have one such friend. Many people who are attracted to my blog don’t have much social support for their personal growth pursuits. They often feel isolated...

Explore the Joys of Being Alone

Explore the Joys of Being Alone

It’s important to learn to be alone. Alone is not lonely. It is about enjoying your own company, not needing someone or something. Being alone is not being sad. It’s about learning to enjoy your company. The gift of aloneness is meditation, contemplation and awareness. When you stop needing someone,...

Psychology of anger

The Psychology of Anger

The psychology of anger is that you wanted something, and somebody prevented you from getting it. Somebody came as a block, as an obstacle. Your whole energy was going to get something and somebody blocked the energy. You could not get what you wanted. Now this frustrated energy becomes anger…anger...

Manifesting dreams with visualization

Manifesting Dreams with Visualisation

Teenage and youth is also age of dreams, when we indulge in day dreaming without any effort. I remember, day dreaming was my favourite time pass. I could spend hours in day dreaming thinking about my desires and wishes. I was told that I live in utopia and I’m impractical,...

Power of Gratitude

Power of Gratitude

As it is said, “Gratitude opens the door to abundance.” When we talk about abundance many think it as a far fetched dream which is very difficult to manifest in reality. We have limited set of beliefs based on our experiences.The universe work under some set of laws that need...


Personality Types – Toxic or Nourishing

Personalities can be divided into two categories. One, psychologists call the T-personality, toxic, and the other they call the N-personality, nourishing. A toxic personality is always looking at things in a negative way. A perfectionist is a toxic personality. You cannot say that something is wrong in a perfectionist, but


The Abundance Mindset

The “outrage script” is the mindset that balks at seeing someone spend $10,000 for a hotel room stay. It’s the mindset that would label this an extravagant or wasteful purchase. I believe this mindset is a huge mistake.


Creating Abundance 

Abundance is not a big outer far fetched dream, rather abundance is an inner flower that blossoms first within. When we see dreams we have their blueprints, before they turn true. A seed contains all the possibilities of a tree. All you need is to nurture and take care of...


Fear of Change

I feel alone, which is good, but I am confused. I don’t know what is happening. Things are changing around inside me so sometimes I feel frightened, sometimes there is a floating feeling. It is natural. Whenever you feel frightened, just relax. Accept the fact that fear is there, but...


Getting Started with a Lifestyle Transition

Here’s a mock conversation about getting started with a lifestyle transition, one that models many conversations I’ve had in the past. Friend: I really don’t like my job. Steve: Why not? Friend: The environment sucks, I don’t feel like my work actually matters, and I don’t feel connected with my...


Unconditional Love Or Sick Relationships

There is only one possibility for sanity to exist in relationships so they don’t turn into inferiority and superiority games, so they don’t become sado-masochistic tortures. And that only possibility is in the presence of an unconditional love. Love is the greatest alchemy.


Why People End Their Relationships

At a workshop in Mexico last month, I invited the audience to brainstorm a list of reasons for ending a relationship. Why do people break up? The group came up with about 40 different reasons. I’m sure if we kept going, we could have come up with dozens more. I also...


Staying Conscious While Under Attack

How can I maintain high self-esteem in light of frequent negative external feedback? I try to maintain a positive attitude, but I’m so easily brought down by those around me. Their words and actions often trigger me to

boredom and stress

Understanding and Managing Stress

Stress has been called “the invisible disease”. It is a disease that may affect any individual or even an organization. We cannot afford to ignore it. Hence it is important for us to recognize, understand and finally combat this dreadful disease which is attacking and killing more and more people...


Simple Ways to Heal your Mind and Body – III – Channeling Emotions

Emotions are an excellent and powerful form of energy. Though ignored, demeaned and devalued, emotions are actually valuable messages from deep within the wisdom of the soul. When channeled properly, they can bring about changes and manifestation of your goals very easily. Hope you enjoyed the first 2 parts of...


Manifest your Goals with Affirmations

The word affirmation means confirmation of anything established or the act of affirming as true or a positive statement or a statement asserting the existence of truth. Affirmations are positive statements used for visualization and manifestation of goals. They are tools for defining our goals. They give clear cut directions...

Nothing is Impossible

Nothing is Impossible

“Arise, Awake and Stop not, Till the goal is reached” — said Swami Vivekananda. Following his words, let us sharpen our skills and awaken our strength to make every task possible. IMPOSSIBLE—is a negative thinking force which blocks our positive efforts. Impossible is a favourite word for a negative thinker....