Dharma is the purpose of life, an ideal way of life, finding and living with your true self. During my school and college days, I was least concerned about the purpose of life. Who cares, right? Most of us lead a carefree life like how the Kavingar Kannadasan says in his famous song: குரங்குகள் போலேமரங்களின் மேலேதாவித் திரிந்தோமே! குயில்களைப் போலேஇரவும் பகலும்கூவித் திரிந்தோமே! வரவில்லாமல் செலவுகள் செய்துமகிழ்ந்திருந்தோமே! வாழ்க்கைத் துன்பம் அறிந்திடாமல்வாழ்ந்து வந்தோமேநாமே … [Read more...] about How I Live my Dharma (True Purpose)
November 8 2011, Morning 11:30 am. I came in to see my mother, incapacitated, immobile, suffering from a broken femur bone, and lying on the floor. There was no movement. She had been like a vegetable in her bedroom since August 13, 2011, when she accidentally tripped while getting down from her bed. She also had dementia from a lesion in her brain from her younger days. As a result, she lost her speech and the ability to recognise people. My wife fed Amma some milk with a spoon on that … [Read more...] about How My Mom’s Death Showed Me How to Deal With Grief
Ego Kills Dreams Your ego is an obstacle to your dreams. Your ego makes you afraid to reach for greatness. Your ego makes you scared to stretch your boundaries. Your ego keeps you small. Your ego prevents you from seeing yourself clearly. And it causes you to doubt your abilities. Your ego stops you from pursuing your goals. It limits your potential. And it kills your dreams. The ego is the enemy of great achievement. So stop letting your ego hold you back. Eliminate your ego. Get … [Read more...] about 9 Simple Practice Lessons to Let Go of Your Ego Today
Do you struggle to find the motivation to accomplish tasks each day? If so, you may benefit from incorporating these five atomic habits into your life. Atomic habits are those habits that are difficult to change once established. They are habits so ingrained in our daily lives that we don't realize how much effort goes into maintaining them. Implementing these habits into my life made me more productive and achieve tremendous success. They will help you succeed, too. #1. Wake Up … [Read more...] about 5 Atomic Habits To Make Your Life More Productive
Forming a meditation habit takes anywhere from two weeks to six months. For some, it could take years. I recommend starting slowly and working up to 20 minutes per session daily. Once you've reached that goal, you can add another session daily. If you're having trouble getting started, try setting aside 15 minutes at the beginning of your day to sit quietly and meditate. My first meditation is usually as soon as I wake up. I sit on my bed and meditate for 10 to 15 minutes, bless … [Read more...] about How Long Does it Take to Succeed To Form a Meditation Habit?
Setting goals is a crucial part of achieving success in my life. Whether I am setting short-term or long-term goals, I cannot underestimate the importance of goal setting. To set goals effectively, I first know why I want to achieve them. For example, why do I want to start a business? What motivates me to learn a new skill? Why do I want to improve my health? Once I've answered these questions, I can begin to develop specific action steps toward reaching my goals. Here are seven … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons Setting Goals is Important
Are you spiritual? Do you believe in God? There are 16 signs that you are spiritual. Some of these signs are obvious, others aren't. 1. You Believe in Cause & Effect (Karma) Do you think that everything happens for a reason? Do you believe that every action has an equal reaction? Then you probably believe in the Cause & Effect system. Karma means that actions have consequences. Every thought, word, and deed affects our future. We reap what we sow. For instance, a … [Read more...] about 16 Signs That You Are Spiritual And Don’t Recognize It