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7,000 Hours Of Meditation – Ph.D in Happiness

Would you like to get a Ph.D in happiness? Well, regular meditation is the tested route to such a superlative attainment. It is now commonly accepted that mind is the sole reality. Thought is life. Therefore, through the mastery of thought you advance in the mastery of life. Meditation aims at mastering thought, hence its […]

What’s Urgent Vs What’s Important – Choose

By focusing on what seems urgent at the expense of what is important you may “win the battle but lose the war” in the business of life. “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat”, wrote the ancient Chinese General Sun Tzu in “The Art of War”. […]

4 Easy Habits to Strengthen Your Love

Habits and rituals are an integral part of any person’s spiritual life. Therefore, cultivating the right habits can enhance your growth in spirituality and personal influence. True spirituality ought to simplify and intensify your experience of life, while improving your relationship with the world around you. Some simple habits that would automatically improve the spiritual […]

Self-Improvement Using Role Models

“Assume a virtue if you have it not” was the method of self-improvement suggested in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. “Change the self-image and you change the personality and the behavior” was the approach of the eminent Dr. Maxwell Maltz, in his remarkable book “Psycho-Cybernetics”. However, you can also use role models to achieve personal growth and self-improvement […]

Your Rituals Before A Performance Makes All The Difference…

You can actually use carefully chosen pre-performance rituals to bring out your very best in any performance situation, thereby impacting lives and making a difference. This is not superstition or any old wife’s tale, but solid science. Elite athletes, celebrities and other top performers use rituals in this way. You too can learn to use […]

Guarantee Your Success Through Personal Accountability

If you would be successful it is vital that you assume responsibility for the outcome of your life. Yet, it is only by instituting a system of personal accountability that you show that you really mean to achieve your dreams. Without assuming responsibility, you can easily play the “blame game”, give excuses or cry that […]

Master Your Ego and Reach Your Full Potential

You can never be the best that you can be until you first see yourself as you truly are. However, your ego is apt to get in the way of this crucial, sometimes painful, self-observation. As the influential spiritual teacher, Gurdjieff said, “Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in […]

Freedom Comes As We Let Go Of Having To Tell Our Story

Spiritually, you have only two choices in life – you can either choose to be a victim, at the mercy of random forces or you can choose to be a warrior, fighting to master your awareness and through that, your existence. Yet, spiritual freedom comes at a price. In the words of the Chinese sage […]

Spirituality Is The Father Of All Excellence

– by John D’silva, www.effective-spirituality.com The Collins English Dictionary gives one definition of the term “Spiritual” as “relating to people’s thoughts and beliefs, rather than to their bodies and physical surroundings.” The same dictionary defines “Spirituality” as “the state or quality of being dedicated to God, …or spiritual things or values,… as contrasted with material […]

Top Ten Differences Between Spirituality And Religion

-by John D’silva, www.effective-spirituality.com Although spirituality transcends any religion, it is the goal of all religions. In discussing the differences between two broad subjects as religion and spirituality one necessarily has to speak in generalities because some of these points apply more to some religions than others . So it is best that you catch […]