I learned to meditate when I was 9 years old, and it has proved to be an invaluable technique for dealing with stress and being at peace with who I am. One of my favorite memories growing up is meditating with my parents. When I would come home from school, my brother and I would settle in for the afternoon, do our homework, watch some television, and usually before dinner … [Read more...] about The Power Of Meditating With Others
5 Tips to Find Serenity In Your Busy Life
1. "I AM" Breathing Exercise. You can do this any time, any place (even when you are stuck in traffic). It's a simple breathing exercise: every time you inhale, mentally say the word "I"; and every time you exhale, mentally say the word "AM." Pay attention to how the breath flows in and out of your body, and visualize the breath spreading from your lungs through your chest, … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Find Serenity In Your Busy Life
Wellbeing in the Dawn of Social Media
A few days ago, while flying back to LA from New Delhi, I sat in the airport lounge at the Dubai airport. On the television in front of us, footage of protesters being shoved by authorities in Libya played. Just eight days before, while flying from LA to Delhi, the same television showed celebration in Tahrir Square as it was announced that Mubarak had stepped down as Prime … [Read more...] about Wellbeing in the Dawn of Social Media
Can We Take a Lesson from “Chinese” Parenting?
In the last week, there has been a publicity blast for a new memoir, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" written by Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School and first generation Chinese-American. Her somewhat provocative article, and excerpt from the book, “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior” has been making the rounds on the internet and has sparked responses and rebuttals from … [Read more...] about Can We Take a Lesson from “Chinese” Parenting?
HOW TO: Promote Peace Within Yourself And Your Community
Check out this great video from Mallika Chopra listing 3 ways to promote peace within yourself. … [Read more...] about HOW TO: Promote Peace Within Yourself And Your Community