All posts tagged: newyear

Meditate, Mantras, Mindfulness

5. Meditate, Mantras, Mindfulness       January is one of my favorite months of the year for so many reasons, in the context of this writing, it is because it is the time of the year that commands newness and new beginnings. We are lit up with merry; with the afterglow and excitements of christmas and the holidays, hopeful that our lists of new year resolutions would survive past mid-January. We are wide-eyed and childlike, staring at the world with renewed beauty and wonders. We make mental lists or notes of things to avoid in the new year that will make us better people, individuals and citizens as we walk into the new beginning with pride and expectancy.      As the month progresses, sometime during the middle of it, all of our enthusiasm and optimism begins to dwindle. All the plans and resolutions begin to fade and we get caught up in our worlds again, somehow we allow our planned design of a better self in the new year slip away. We bid adieu …

This Christmas: Give a flash of your 32!

Christmas is my favorite holiday and I love Christmas for so many reasons. For one, it is for the spirit of joy and community it commands. For the love, peace and hope it ordains and for the ray of smiles that lights up the days. As a race of people, our hearts are softer, we are more keen to forgive, more understanding, more loving, giving and more human…