Mindful Breath

By: Dragos Bernat Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. ~Thích Nhất Hạnh Unless you run on oil, learn to take a break. As short as even 30 seconds. Sit if possible. If not stand. Close your eyes and return to your breath. Wherever it may come… [Read More]

Edit Yourself: Declutter Your Life

What is clutter? Extra. Unnecessary. Crap that gathers dust. Call it what you may. Your home is a place where you should feel welcomed. It should be spacious. It should be a place where you can be. It should be a place where it’s easy to be productive and remain relaxed. It should cater to… [Read More]

How to Stop Worrying: 7 Effective Habits


 By: Dragos Bernat Worries begin with a thought. That one thought leads into the next thought. We have now doubled our worries. Next is a series of more thoughts. Followed by..? More worries. Soon we are caught up in a cycle of thoughts. Thoughts only about worry. This worry can lead into anxiety and fear…. [Read More]

How to Stay Focused in an Age of Distraction

The age of distraction is here. It gets bigger and better with each day. There are more games, social media, apps. and so on. The internet is growing by the minute. Staying focused is rare when distraction is a click away. Why? A interesting study shows that we can trick ourselves into believing we have… [Read More]

7 Powerful Ways to Simplify Your Life

“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.” ~Albert Einstein Simplifying your life doesn’t come from adding things. Whether it may be with gadgets, clothing, possessions, social events… [Read More]

Why You Should Meditate


Meditation isn’t some weird hippy thing. It’s not for monks only. And it has nothing to do with voodoo. It’s about you. It’s about learning to calm your mind. It’s about understanding your inner-workings and going beyond thought. Your mind is like a muscle. The more you practice the stronger it becomes. Which means you… [Read More]

How to Meditate

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What is meditation? Let’s begin with what meditation is. There is no goal in meditation. There is nothing to do and there is nowhere to be. It’s endless. It’s non-doing. Just being, nothing else. In this way it is different from everything else we do. Everything in our lives involves doing, action or engagement. With… [Read More]

Edit Yourself: Workspace

Whether this is your desk at home or work; we all have a tendency to add clutter that ends up gathering dust. Crap for short. Whether it is piles of notes, papers, calendars, clips, candy, pens, reminders are spread everywhere. I used to horde things from the store to my desk. It just kept piling… [Read More]