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Expanding consciousness through compassion & loving kindness

The notion of practicing compassion for other fellow humans has been with us since the beginning of time. After all, Man is a social creature in need of meaningful social connections in order to grow on all levels of his being. The concept of compassion however has in recent times been appraised in value. Its importance is starting to be…

A Note on Happiness

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence” Aristotle Every living being in this world seeks happiness whether s/he is aware of it or not.  It is the meaning and purpose of life as Aristotle had noted. “Isn’t it obvious?” I hear you say. Yet is it really that obvious I…

5 Steps to Boost Self-Confidence & Self-Esteem

Confidence and self-esteem are not only personality plus points that influence our wellbeing and the way we interact with others but are two of the main ingredients for personal success. I was once hearing a speech given by his holiness the Dalai Lama in an audio book entitled “A Path to Happiness”, where he confessed how he was dumbfounded to…

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