Category Archives: Spirit

The upside of suffering

I do not seek suffering. Absolutely not. No siree. In fact, show me a path of sorrows and I will likely take the other fork in the road. Yet… When I was fifteen, my father prematurely passed away. My older … Continue reading

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Slippers and the bigger picture

Rushing out of the house at 6:15am this morning, heading for a business networking meeting, I stepped into my car only to realize I am still wearing my slippers. Though that would have made for an interesting conversation starter, I figured I … Continue reading

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Presence

Energy expresses itself in a multitude of ways. In fact, the same person may sense it differently at various times of the day, the month or the year. That expression may further change throughout the various stages of our life-cycle. … Continue reading

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Not Shaolin material after all

Even long before I had a chance to catch up on DVD with the famous 1970s TV series Kung Fu, resilience tests intrigued me; be it trials for becoming a navy seal, an Israeli Air Force combat pilot, or a … Continue reading

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If the lid fits

What is the difference between feeling exhilarated and just being content? Between experiencing overjoy and settling for satisfied? Someone, (was it me?) once said that having more does not make one as happy as being content with less. Please note that … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness (part V)

This post concludes a mini-series of entries about the secret to happiness. Click here if you wish to read this mini-series of posts, starting at the very first entry. In a previous post we discussed the realization that one can … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness (part IV)

This post further elaborates a point made at a previous entry, that “The only real tangible solution to both facing fear and gaining happiness, is to learn to be a 100% present in the moment.“ Click here if you wish … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness (part III)

This post further elaborates a point made at a previous entry, that “The biggest misconception we have about fear is that we have to fight and conquer it.“ Click here if you wish to read this mini-series of posts starting … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness (part II)

This post further elaborates a point made in a previous entry, that “The greatest obstacle we face when seeking happiness is fear.” My observation is that at the root of most, if not all fears, including the fear of death, is the … Continue reading

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The secret to happiness

I have started this blog journal exactly a year ago to date, aiming at posting daily. Life got the better of me, but still, I managed to post on average every couple of days, which I guess, all things considered, … Continue reading

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