Are you in Control of your Emotions?

Ha, ha, you might be laughing about this question and wish you were, right? Truth is whenever our body is moved by a particular emotion, that emotion gets settled inside our system. Jiddu Krishnamurthi, an enlightened Master from India, made a wonderful statement about emotions arising in the human body. He says beautifully, ‘If you […]

Raise Yourself by Yourself

Raise yourself by yourself do not defeat yourself by yourself It is the Self that gives respect to the self  and it is the self that deceives the Self BhagavadGita, Dhyana Yoga, 6.5 When you raise yourself, yourself is the greatest friend of yourself; and, when you deceive yourself, yourself is the greatest enemy of […]

Finding Gratitude

How different would life be if we approached every day with more gratitude in our hearts?  I believe contentment in our lives comes from being grateful for what we have instead of focusing on what we are lacking or perceive we are lacking.  The second Niyama, Santosha, asks us to find contentment, and experiencing gratitude is the […]