Mindfulness For The Young Minds

When I was around fifteen years old, I attended a session on mindfulness by the spiritual leader, Nithya Shanti, held specifically for children. He spoke mainly about how our emotions and feelings manifest in our surroundings.  To illustrate this, he showed us two identical bowls of cooked rice, which he allowed to ferment over time. […]

How To Be Mindful When Anger Rules Your Emotions

If we threw a rapid fire question at you and asked you to quickly name 5 emotions, we are willing to bet that ‘Anger’ would feature as one of them. That is because anger, along with happiness is one the most frequently felt emotions in every living day. And we feel it intensely. For example, […]


For those who have never practised mindfulness, it can seem a little abstract. And when people don’t understand something completely, they make assumptions. Over time, these assumptions turn into myths and misconceptions. Mindfulness too has its own share of mistaken beliefs, which surprisingly are more common than one would imagine. To help you navigate your […]


“The feeling that any task is a nuisance will soon disappear if it is done in mindfulness.” Thich Nhat Hanh For years the corporate world has been described as “cut-throat”, “ruthless”, or “highly stressful”. To a lot of professionals, it carries a negative image as the pressures and demands of a successful professional life become […]

Happiness Everyday: Why it is not as difficult as it seems

Most people have come to dread the word ‘happiness’ in a world where our new default mode is ‘restrained state of anxiety’. Regular everyday life, and the ‘normal’ ways of social bonding, vacations etc. that we used to associate with ‘pleasure’, ‘leisure’ or even ‘happiness’ are more an aberration than a norm. How then, can […]