Say Affirmations to Foster Self-acceptance

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” ~Anthony de Mello What disempowering beliefs do you carry with you? Think about a negative belief you created out of an unpleasant experience you had. This […]

The Present: A Touching Short Film

In this animated short film created and directed by German animator Jacob Frey, alongside with Markus Kranzle, a young boy receives an unexpected gift from his mother. The boy resists the present. Soon he realizes, as taught by the present he receives, that happiness or contentment is not dependent on our circumstances but rather on […]

Accept Your Life

“Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.” ~William James It’s difficult to accept what we dislike about our lives. We may not be where we want to be, stuck in jobs we don’t like anymore, tolerating relationships that aren’t working […]

Accepting a New Life

 “Nothing brings down walls as surely as acceptance.” ~Deepak Chopra By Alexander Gunn  I stood at the Eva Air Bangkok check in desk at Heathrow airport thinking, “what have I done.” My two young children were fighting around my legs while my wife argued with the check in woman about the vegetarian meals.  The day […]