2 Ways to Avoid Fear and Regret

2 Ways to Avoid Fear and Regret

Fear and regret—two things in life that we all want to avoid. Fear is an emotional reaction to a situation that we are frightened by; regret is feeling sorry for our past decisions, words or actions. The former feels unavoidable while the latter can be avoided. Both...
4 Tips For a Positive Mind

4 Tips For a Positive Mind

Do you sometimes find yourself being plagued by fearful or negative thoughts? Once they start, they take away your mental peace and make it hard for you to concentrate on what you are doing. Unlike an annoying radio talk show that you can switch off and walk away...
Who Answers Our Prayers?

Who Answers Our Prayers?

Does God grant the wishes of those who please Him through their worship? Or, is it the power in our own mind that brings us what we want? Who answers our prayers? These were the questions that were posed by some spiritual students to my Guru, Swami Chinmayananda. Your...
3 Simple Ways to Open Your Heart

3 Simple Ways to Open Your Heart

What would you rather be? Smart or good? I bet your answer is “both”. Although we say we want both, we may be spending more time trying to be smart than being good. For instance, we spend a fair amount of time taking in information through the Internet and various...
Daily Habits of a Spiritual Seeker

Daily Habits of a Spiritual Seeker

Taking time out for our spiritual growth often becomes a low priority amidst the noise and busy-ness of our daily lives. Since inner growth can neither be measured nor are the results immediately seen, everyday activities and preoccupations crowd out the highly...
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