Tag: personal growth

Want to be a better you? Analyze less, love more

Want to Be A Better You? Analyze Less, Love More

Have you ever taken an online personality test? Or believed that you have some inconvenient idiosyncrasies because of a childhood trauma? We live in a world that worships analysis. We like to analyze, evaluate, classify and probe into our own psyche, behaviors, emotions and habits, in the name of “self improvement”. And we like to do this to others even… Read more →

30 day gratitude gym

30 Day Gratitude Gym

If you want to stay fit physically, you should go to the gym and exercise regularly. If you want to stay fit spiritually, you should go to the gym also– to the gratitude gym. Gratitude is a powerful state of being. It expands your existence, opens your heart, lifts your spirit, and makes you an all-around cool person. It also… Read more →

Why you haven't found the one

Why You Haven’t Found “The One”

Lots of my readers ask me when they will find “the one”. Recently I got this message from a lovely person: “I want to meet a love partner, but it just doesn’t seem to come my way yet. Mind you I am not desperate. But I have a lot of capacity for love. I don’t know where to direct it except… Read more →

How long will it take you to get enlightened

How Long Will It Take You to Get Enlightened?

The other day I got an email from a reader who’s going through her version of inner purgatory. “How can one get through the day when everything feels so heavy and when months and months pass by and there is no relief in sight?” She asked. “How can one trust that a better life is out there, that a better… Read more →

is your self improvement a waste of time

Is Your Self Improvement Effort A Waste of Time?

Is “working on yourself” working for you? A reader who’s going through a tough period in her personal transformation asked for help. She felt “as if everything I’ve ever worked for internally and spiritually has been efforts for nothing at all”. Sound familiar? Then watch the video. In this video, I talk about–obviously–whether “working on yourself” is a useful pursuit. Hint:… Read more →

How to Accelerate Your Personal Transformation

Every month I get lots of emails from people around the world telling me about their journey of personal transformation. Every story I hear is so amazing and unique. But at the end of the emails I’m almost always asked the same questions— “Omg what I’m going through is so painful. When is it going to end?” “How do I… Read more →

The Surprising Truth About Your Feeling of Emptiness

Most of us hate emptiness. Whenever I felt that inexplicable void inside, I used to grab the nearest distraction in sight—work, food, sex, shopping, news…—and try to get myself out of that black hole as fast as possible. That tactic works…for most people. But you aren’t most people. Yes, you, who are reading these lines right now, are on a… Read more →

I Couldn’t Love Myself, So I Loved My Self-Judgment

“I realize I need to love myself more!“ I hear people say that a lot these days. Self-love is hip now. Even my 64 year old mother, who hates internet listacles, emailed me an article the other day called “5 Ways to Love Yourself Before You Leave the House”. “Read that,” my mom said on the phone. “And eat more… Read more →