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Have You Found Your Sanctuary Yet?

Have you found your sanctuary yet

“Within yourself is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” Herman Hesse I love the word “sanctuary”. Sanctuary describes a cozy and comfortable place where we can go, relax, ditching our stress and other daily annoying stuff that upset our inner balance – a place where we can breathe in peace and center ourselves. A place that feels like “home” you know. Rather like Sheldon’s spot. I have mine at home—it…

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Empty your cup. #mindfulness #atozchallenge
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Empty the cup

I am late today because I had to empty the cup before I wrote this post. There’s this charming Zen story about Nan-in, the Zen master. People visited him from far and near to receive his wisdom. One day,…

Taking time to do nothing Vidya Sury
Mindful Living

Taking Time To Stand and Stare

“What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.” I learned that poem by W.H.Davies in school and loved it. For some reason it has stayed with me, sitting in my mind,…

You Your Life Vidya Sury
Mindful Living

You, Your Life

George Bernard Shaw said, “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they…