Our Emotions & Thoughts Profoundly Affect Our Body

“Eventually it became clear that our emotions, attitudes, and thoughts profoundly affect our bodies, sometimes to the degree of life or death. Soon mind-body effects were recognized to have positive as well as negative impacts on the body. This realization came largely from research on the placebo effect—the beneficial results of suggestion, expectation, and positive…

Yoga- Poetry Of Movements

“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.”― Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

Life Is Not Short

“Life is NOT short! It’s just by the time we catch up to appreciating it…we’ve already left life at least halfway behind us.”― Sanjo Jendayi

Lost In The Middle Of My Own Life

I stare off into space for a minute. “I just wish my life would go back to the way it was.”“Why?”“Because I was happy then. Things weren’t perfect, but still, I knew where I fit. I knew where I was going.”“And you don’t feel that way anymore?”“No. I feel kind of…lost in the middle of…

When Troubles Enter Our Lives

“There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them.But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.”― Paulo Coelho, The Fifth Mountain

Doubt Sowed Its Seed

“It was easy to believe when everything was good. But when bad things happened, doubt sowed its seed in fertile soil and burrowed deep. It was my duty to root it out.”― Michele Dominguez Greene, Keep Sweet

So You Watch Yourself About Complaining

“There were people who went to sleep last night,poor and rich and white and black,but they will never wake again. And those dead folks would give anything at allfor just five minutes of this weatheror ten minutes of plowing. So you watch yourself about complaining. What you’re supposed to dowhen you don’t like a thing…

The Last Happy Moment Before Everything Fell Apart

“The very worst events in life have that effect on a family: we always remember, more sharply than anything else, the last happy moments before everything fell apart.”― Fredrik Backman, Beartown

Every Habit Is Strengthened By Corresponding Actions

“Every habit and faculty is confirmed and strengthened by the corresponding actions, that of walking by walking, that of running by running. If you wish to be a good reader, read; if you wish to be a good writer, write. If you should give up reading for thirty days one after the other, and be…

That Wildness Is A Necessity

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity”― John Muir