Peace Through Partnership

I’ve always marveled at how creative people become when they are willing to change how they see their enemies, so they can regain their inner peace. As a counselor, I have worked with some pretty advanced people, so I know that willingness to change one’s point of view is not that rare. People usually transform… Continue reading Peace Through Partnership

Don’t Let The Behavior of Others Destroy Your Inner Peace

The Dalai Lama is not the only spiritual leader or wise person who tells us to not let the behavior of others destroy our inner peace. Our parents, if they were aware enough, told us the same thing, and our best friends are there when we need them, to remind us to protect our inner… Continue reading Don’t Let The Behavior of Others Destroy Your Inner Peace

Peace Begins With a Smile

A famous peace quote can easily become a platitude if it passes by too quickly. I have been reflecting on these words from a woman who is considered a saint by many, wondering if they have any relevance for us today. “Peace begins with a smile” meant something to Mother Teresa, and I want to… Continue reading Peace Begins With a Smile

Peace in the Present

How can we live and coexist peacefully when we are burdened or threatened? A mind filled with difficult memories and stale conclusions, beliefs and habits is a burden that limits our soul and causes depression. On top of that, a mind that constantly threatens with imagined future dangers drains us. Both the past and the… Continue reading Peace in the Present

Peace Through Understanding

Peace…how? If I understand you, I know where your pain comes from and why you are expressing it the way you do. If I understand myself, I also know why I react the way I do. If I understand everyone, I know why emotions, beliefs, traumas and all types of conditioning drive us so strongly,… Continue reading Peace Through Understanding

Using Participatory Action Research to Evaluate if Masks Help Us Stay Healthy: Good Idea?

This article was published as a graduate student paper at Halmstad University, Sweden. The nature of the challenges faced by humanity has shifted during our history, but the authority holding the solutions has until recently been centralized. It used to be God, the church, the king, the government or science that were accorded the right… Continue reading Using Participatory Action Research to Evaluate if Masks Help Us Stay Healthy: Good Idea?

Health Innovation, Empowered Patients and Human Consciousness

This article was published as a graduate student paper at Halmstad University, Sweden. Empowered patients through online communities is a trend of innovation in healthcare presented by medical futurist Bertalan Mesk√≥ (2014), who notes that the only way to advance healthcare is for doctors to allow patients to help themselves and to participate in medical… Continue reading Health Innovation, Empowered Patients and Human Consciousness

Tackling the Pandemic with Ayurveda

This is a series of videos about how a deeper knowledge of our identity and capacity, as explained in the wisdom tradition of Ayurveda and Yoga can help us tackle the current pandemic and all the interrelated challenges we face. I will continuously add the videos and related information here, so if you are interested,… Continue reading Tackling the Pandemic with Ayurveda

If You Want to Change the World

If we see a lake as a metaphor for the body and physical world, then the sky is the mind reflecting itself in it. Such is the nature of our inner- outer world, the one is subtle and impossible to hold, the other is concrete, but still running through our fingers with the flow of… Continue reading If You Want to Change the World

Why You Can and Should Keep Your Peace

At times when world leaders are flexing their muscles ready to start wars, even if you are a peaceful person, you might find yourself getting angry. Your reasons can be many. If not because of the actions of one nation or another, then you might lose your peace because leaders still entertain the puerile belief… Continue reading Why You Can and Should Keep Your Peace