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Samadhi — Enlightenment… Bliss… Emptiness…

Samadhi – eternal bliss, the union with God, enLIGHTenment, ultimate destination of any spiritual seeker… yet something that is unattainable if we strive for it.┬áThis beautiful, thought provoking, perspective shifting documentary by Daniel Schmidt is dedicated to one of the … Continue reading

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Baz Luhrmann — Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen #happiness

Amen to this! Floss indeed. Origin story here.

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Highly sensitive people at work – interview

I did an interview with my friend Anastasia who is a coach specialising in helping Highly Sensitive People (HSP) succeed at work. I hope some of the tips I am sharing may help provide a new perspective to introverted and/or … 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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Minimalism: one sure way to happiness @theminimalists

I followed The Minimalists for a while. I minimised my wardrobe (inspired by Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs too). I am streamlining how I buy and what I buy. I live lighter overall and as I embark on a radical … Continue reading

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Video blogging as a self introspection and self discovery tool #happiness

Grace and Frankie on Netflix is a hilarious, but also very smart show. It’s there that I’ve seen Frankie use video blogging to self analyse and get to the bottom of things. It’s used privately, a bit like writing in … Continue reading

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How we will likely die #happiness

This is a blog about happiness, so why on Earth have I put ‘death’ and ‘happiness’ next to each other? For me, death and happiness are inextricably intertwined – we spoke before about how fear of death is a defining … Continue reading

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February 14th, Parinirvana day #buddha #happiness

It’s only this year that I learned that Feb 14 is Parinirvana day, the day when the Buddha died. I will quote London Buddhist Centre: Parinirvana day is the celebration of the final passing of the Buddha, which gives us … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to take stock of what you have achieved #happiness #christmas

In the next two weeks everyone – from brands to people, from politicians to entertainers – will be taking stock of 2015 and thinking about 2016. What have I accomplished? Where am I going, and what’s next? This year I’ve … Continue reading

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Emilie Wapnick: why some of us don’t have one true calling #happiness

I’ve just discovered that my search for one passion, one big goal, one purpose my whole life was futile and unnecessary. I am not lost, I am just different. Suddenly all limits are removed and everything is possible. This is … Continue reading

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