What does it mean to be inspired? It means to breathe into, to infuse (as life) by breathing, to draw forth or bring out. If we break down the meaning even further, the root of the word inspiration (similar to respiration), means to draw in, or to breathe life into. Spiri—or Spirit—is the source of […]Read More Live Inspired: Finding Your Source of Inspiration
Enthusiasm requires high energy to manifest. When you picture someone you know who is enthusiastic, you probably think of someone who could be described as joyful and energetic. Why is energy such an important part of enthusiasm? The root meaning of the word “enthusiasm” is en or “in” and thus, Greek for “spirit”. More simply stated, enthusiasm’s […]Read More What Does It Mean to be Enthusiastic?
To help you find your life purpose, here is an inspirational introspection exercise (based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi): “Be what you want to be, not what others think you ought to be.” -Paramhansa Yogananda Here are the three questions to ask yourself, if you want to find […]Read More How to Find Your Life Purpose (Dharma)
Every cell in our body depends on the energy that comes from the breakdown of nutrients in our food. To achieve a state of perfect health and harmony throughout the body cells, a proper functioning digestive system is key. To improve the functioning of our digestive process, practice conscious eating habits. The Conscious Eating Practices […]Read More Ayurvedic Conscious Eating Practices
A great teacher once said, that “spirituality is anything that uplifts us.” Swami Kriyananda said, “Spirituality is a free-flowing thing.” If we take these statements into our hearts, then we may for the first time see spirituality as whatever it is in life that makes us a better person, makes us live in more joy […]Read More What is Spirituality?
The poem, “Thou and I Art One,” from Whispers from Eternity, by Paramhansa Yogananda and edited by Swami Kriyananda Thy cosmic life and I are one. Thou art the Ocean, and I am the wave; We are one. Thou art the Flame, and I am the spark; We are one. Thou art the Flower, and […]Read More Thou and I Art One
Affirmations can be used in any or all facets of our life: to attract financial success, to achieve glowing health and vitality, to find love… And the reason they have gained so much attention in the past decade is because word has spread that using affirmations really works! You just have make the conscious decision to create […]Read More Life is Just One Big Affirmation (Affirmations for Positive Change)
Often, we have built up walls to keep us from getting hurt after having bad experiences in the past. But it is important that we don’t keep these walls up for everyone, but rather learn to discriminate which people in our life deserve our trust. Trust is hard to give, but it is even harder […]Read More How to Build Trust
The following steps are here to help guide you during your efforts to change behavior: Take a moment to sit quietly and think calmly and deeply about what it is in your life that you want to change. See what it is that you want to be different. Now begin to draw upon your will power and […]Read More Inspiration to Change Behavior: Getting Rid of Bad Habits for Good