Tag Archives: meditation

Universe is the jewel that is my heart #happiness

So I am reading my first book by Ram Dass. And I loved this quote where he explains the meaning of the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra:

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Ram Dass, Going Home #netflix

This short documentary is a meditation on life, death, what is important and what next. Fascinating. I loved the Seeta Ram (?) mantra that a man is chanting mid film. Can’t find it anywhere online!

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How to start meditating today if you don’t know where to start #happiness

Reclining Buddha. Yuliya Glavnaya  At some point a while ago (it’s been years) I promised a post on what I learned in the introduction to meditation course at the London Buddhist Centre. I then wanted to try out the techniques … Continue reading

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The meaning of Om Mani Padme Hung mantra by Dalai Lama

I was chanting this mantra with my little one helping him relax and go to sleep when I realised I have no idea what it means. I looked it up and was blown away. Whole doctrine of Buddhism neatly wrapped … Continue reading

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Quote of the week #happiness

Happiness is not some absolute super positive state that once achieved rids you of all your problems. Nirvana, enlightenment is a result of a path ridden with obstacles, full of hard truths about yourself and lots and lots of hard … Continue reading

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To be happier, prioritise positive experiences on your to do list

If you find seaweed in your nether regions, you must be on a holiday 🙂 I am in my bucket list destination – Fuerteventura in Spain. Several days to pause, breathe, clear headspace, think about important things. In between being … Continue reading

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How to fail better and not spiral into anxiety every time you make an ass of yourself #happiness

Recently I screwed up big time at work and panicked. It’s been a while since I experienced such anxiety when your heart races, you get tunnel vision, beat up yourself endlessly and your mind is engaged into a negative thought loop, … Continue reading

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