Category Archives: joy

Finally! Found that beautiful Sita Ram song!

In Netflix’s documentary on Ram Dass a young devotee is performing a Sita Ram song in Ram Dass’s house. The performance is so beautiful that I returned to it and replayed it many times after I watched the documentary. Now thanks … Continue reading

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What brings you most joy?

I remember going to the shaman because although I had a good life on the face of it, it was bleak as if something was missing. And she told me that I stopped feeling joy. She told me that to … Continue reading

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East Forest and Ram Dass – Chapter I #happiness

Our mind is our karma. I am loving awareness. When you have a dark thought, love it. East Forest captured essential teachings of Ram Dass, left the most essential phrases and overlaid them on beautiful spiritual music. It’s a good … Continue reading

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How to love yourself more – 7-day self-love programme #happiness

Last year I focused on self-love. I realised my love addiction stemmed from the lack of it and I wanted to embark on a self-love programme but discovered there was no ready made package. So I read about it and … Continue reading

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How has shamanic experience changed my life? Let me see… #happiness #amwriting

Source: Tatler magazine, Jo Bowlby with a shaman in Peru.  It’s almost been a year since I went through a shamanic ritual (I wrote about it here). I still have a one pager where I hungrily have scribbled down key … Continue reading

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Digital detox and happiness – putting ’smart’ back into phone #talk

Following advice I received from the shaman (bear with me), I did look at ways I could share what I learnt about happiness and mindfulness wider with the world. As a result, I am happy to report that I’ve been … Continue reading

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Helping others – Be My Eyes app

Thanks to Apple App Store newsletter, I found out about and immediately volunteered with Be My Eyes – an app connecting blind and visually impaired people with sighted volunteers. I myself have a bad eyesight and was at a point … Continue reading

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