massage and meditation

Massage & Meditation: How These Two Things Can Totally Transform Your Life

You’re probably wondering why we are talking about two very different things in the same post. While massage and meditation are indeed different, they can also go hand in hand. Allow me to elaborate!
What is the purpose of massage?

If you’re like most people, you go for a massage because you’re looking to improve how you physically feel. Some people have pain, others have mobility issues, while some just want their body to feel relaxed. Whatever the reason may be, you massage to promote physical well-being!

What about meditation, why do we meditate and what’s the purpose?

Just like there are several different massage techniques, there are also many ways to meditate.
I think we can all agree that we meditate to promote mental/psychological well-being!
Personally, I meditate to declutter all the trash (AKA thoughts) in my mind. Continue reading

merry Christmas self care and love

Self-care and compassion over Christmas

We send and give Christmas cards to people that we know, care about and love.

On this day, I encourage you to address one to yourself, too.  What would your wishes be? Good health, love, success, prosperity? Pick a card or make it yourself, grab a pen and express your dearest wishes to you from you! Continue reading

facts about mindfulness

5 Facts About Mindfulness

Much like yoga, mindfulness has become increasingly popular in the West over recent decades, and is now promoted by doctors, celebrities, and everyone in between. But it still can feel foreign and esoteric, and many people hold misconceptions about mindfulness or just don’t get what it’s all about. These five facts about mindfulness should help clear up some of the confusion. Continue reading

Love without Attachment, Live without Fear

Love without Attachment, Live without Fear

A woman says to her husband, a rabbi, “While you were away, a friend of ours visited us and left two jewels of incalculable value here for me to look after. They’re really lovely jewels! I’ve never seen anything so beautiful before. He has since come to claim them back, and I don’t want to return them. I’ve grown too fond of them. What should I do?”

The rabbi responds firmly, “No one can lose something he or she has not possessed. Keeping those jewels would be tantamount to stealing them. We will give them back…”

She replies, “In fact, they already have been. The two precious jewels were our sons. God entrusted them to our care, and while you were away, he came to fetch them back. They have gone.”

 “The Two Jewels”, Like the Flowing River, Paulo Coelho

 

Attachment to Things

When we talk about attachment, we often discuss it in the context of material possessions. We all know money can’t buy happiness, and we’re aware that there will never come a day when an external object such as a big house or expensive car will make us feel complete, so attaching ourselves and our happiness to these things or wanting them is useless, even dangerous. You can’t buy happiness, right? Continue reading