“The Guest House”- Rumi

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honourably. He may be…

My favourite quote and how I want to greet every situation in 2017.

“True understanding is to see the events of life in this way: You are here for my benefit, though rumor paints you otherwise. And everything is turned to one’s advantage when he greets a situation like this: You are the very thing I was looking for. Truly whatever arises in life is the right material…

“The power of habit by Charles Duhigg”#WhatILearnedFrom

I came across this book in various book lists. It was defined as a must read for people who seek success in their careers and life. I shall start this post with a quote that can frame the idea behi… Source: “The power of habit by Charles Duhigg”#WhatILearnedFrom

Life is like a journey on a train

“Life is like a journey on a train… with its stations… with changes of routes… and with accidents! At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and we believe they will always travel on our side. However, at some station our parents will step down from the train, leaving us on this journey…

Personal Mission Statements

My previous post referred to Habit 2 from the book 7  Habits of Highly effective people. I spoke about how Stephen Covey explains that we can all take action and re-script our lives. He suggests that we should all have a mission statement in life. They encourage you to think deeply about your life, to…

Begin with the end in mind…

Following on from my first post in the series of what I am learning from Stephen Covey’s book “7 Habits of highly effective people”.  Habit 1 says you are the creator (using self-awareness, conscience and imagination), and Habit 2 is the first creation. “All things are created twice principle is in use here. There’s a…

5 ways to take control of life immediately.

Become more self aware: As humans we are lucky we have the ability to get outside of our heads and examine how we see ourselves. Change your focus: Now that we can see ourselves from another angle, we can observe where we are spending most of our time and energy – is it on the things…

“Feel The Fear And Do It Anyways”- Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers is considered one of the best self-help authors in the world. In her book Feel The Fear And Do It Anyways, Susan tells us stories and examples of people she has helped along the way with tools such as Affirmations, Saying Yes to Your Universe, Positive Thinking, Taking Responsibility, No-Lose Decisions, Choosing Love and Trust, Learning to…

Curious about The Jung Typology Test

After recently reading about Carl Jung’s concept on extroverts and introverts- I was interested to find out more! I decided to do an online personality test – The Jung Typology Test based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ personality type theroy. Click this link  to do the test and find out a bit more…