Trying To Work It Out

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Why do people usually walk away from arguments wanting to have the last word and hold on to it forever? There is something extraordinarily liberating and powerful that happens when you can humble yourself in front of another person and accept responsibility for your actions. The clearing & cleaning you do to your soul when opening and letting your real self-come out at a point when your ego wants to take over is the key to living your heaven on … Read More

What’s The Purpose?

Is there a purpose? I think so, and we just must look for it!!! Part of our responsibility in life is to find it and do something for that purpose. The process of finding our goal or reason to “be” in life is part of the journey. We all came with a talent. Do you know what such talent is? Do you know what to do with it? Do you know how to make it grow? It is your responsibility to discover … Read More

Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning

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In 1979, when Jim Stigler was still a graduate student at the University of Michigan, he went to Japan to research teaching methods and found himself sitting in the back row of a crowded fourth-grade math class.”The teacher was trying to teach the class how to draw three-dimensional cubes on paper,” Stigler explains, “and one kid was just totally having trouble with it. His cube looked all cockeyed, so the teacher said to him, ‘Why don’t you go put yours … Read More

Changing your life’s purpose to change the world

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to participate in a spectacular forum organized by my son’s school on 21st Century Education. I had no idea which type of education this 21st Century was, but I was quite curious about it and wasn’t going to miss it. The panel was composed of four amazing professionals ranging from a pediatrician to a pathologist all the way to an expert on child development. The perfect group of professionals for any … Read More

Go Deep

Most of us overthink events in our lives, people’s opinions, local and global events and what goes on with celebrities’ lives. We spend way too much time thinking about outside matters…  When we are always thinking about what is happening on the surface of life, the visible, we are living a very shallow experience.Deep down inside there is a voice, a longing, a calling to find out who we are and what our purpose here is… It is our heart, … Read More

Celebrating the art of resilience on his birthday!

Resilience is known to be the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, misfortune or change. These last three words were part of my youngest son’s life during the final months of his past school year. An enthusiastic, happy & smart child that had to live the harrowing & unfair experience of being bullied. A horrendous situation that also hits very hard on the parents. Somehow society is filled with cookie-cutter individuals. One copy after another of what a person “should” look … Read More

Connecting to a higher-power…Seriously?

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Mentioning connection to a higher power is a polarizing topic. Some people will dismiss it as new-age garbage while others will smile and nod their heads knowingly. I imagine everyone’s attempts and successes at higher source connection will be unique to their belief system. In case you are interested in trying, here are some tips from On The Journey source: How to Connect to Your Higher Power When we plug into the energy of the Universe, we share in the … Read More

What is Yoga?

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1. What is Yoga? The word yoga, from the Sanskrit word yuj means to yoke or bind and is often interpreted as “union” or a method of discipline. A male who practices yoga is called a yogi, a female practitioner, a yogini. The Indian sage Patanjali is believed to have collated the practice of yoga into the Yoga Sutra an estimated 2,000 years ago. The Sutra is a collection of 195 statements that serves as a philosophical guidebook for most … Read More

51 Ways to Make Yourself Happy!

1. Have your passion as your career. If you are passionate in your career, you are mixing play with work which make your job much more enjoyable. 2. Stay healthy. 3. Participate in community events. 4. Stop worrying. 5. Be thankful. 6. Count your blessings. 7. Exercise regularly. 8. Volunteer in charity work. 9. Provide to those in need. 10. Forgive yourself. 11. Set goals. 12. Celebrate others success. 13. Believe in yourself. 14. Take criticism as a feedback which … Read More

Angry Kids? 7 Things NOT to do When Your Kid is Angry!

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Stop and think for a moment: When your child or teen is in the throes of a tantrum or an all-out rage, what is your initial reaction? Do you get angry yourself and start yelling, do you freeze and say nothing, or do you become frightened and give in? Maybe your answer is even, “All of the above, depending on the day!” You are not alone. Dealing with childhood anger and explosive rage is one of the toughest things we … Read More

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