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It’s likely when you read the title of this post that the Beatle’s song comes to your mind, as it did mine. All You Need is Love is a great song, and people often say that it’s idealistic; that...
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I was speaking to a wise friend tonight – I seem to be blessed with several of those. This is what he said: “Sometimes Sahera, it’s time to drop all the balls you’re juggling and just walk away for...
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If I were to boil this Blog down to its essence, it would be about one word: Connection.

By Connection, I mean connection with oneself, with others and with life itself.

Why? Because when we truly connect, we transform our experience...
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...is a powerful word. It’s charged with commitment and determination. The word resolution comes from the Latin resolutionem, which means the process of reducing things into simpler forms. The root word of resolution is resolve, which means to decide....
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Today is Thanksgiving, a public holiday in America. I think it’s wonderful that Americans choose to spend a day giving thanks, although it’s turned into somewhat of an opportunity to indulge and consume. But I’m not going to complain and...
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The Dalai Lama talks about using our breath to create a state of being, for ourselves and for others. Referred to as ‘compassionate breathing’, His Holiness teaches us to breathe in to cherish the self and breathe out to...
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In my yoga class today, the teacher talked us through a stretch – I was surprised at how inflexible I have become with age and lack of practice. Aaagh! Then she said something interesting: “back off the stretch, so you...
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Outlined in my forthcoming book, Life Lessons, I emphasise the central fact that Life in all its forms is a gift. Every single experience you have, whether you like it or not, is for your learning, evolution and growth....
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