Does the idea of a “joyful relationship” sound far-fetched? Everyone wants happy and healthy connections! So why is it such a challenge to maintain happiness and harmony in our relationships?
Nobody wants a bad relationship. Everyone wants happy and healthy connections. But arguments flare, harmony is rare, and chaos appears to be everywhere. Our interactions often lead to suffering, despite our best efforts to the contrary.
In this 4-part webinar, Hypnosis/NLP trainer and longtime Buddhist practitioner Jack Elias will take you on an in-depth exploration of the ways we unconsciously create needless suffering and confusion for ourselves and others.
When a reporter asked HH the Dalai Lama how he was able to stay so cheerful and free of resentment towards the Chinese, who stole his homeland and killed thousands of his people, His Holiness said, “They have taken everything from us, should I let them take my mind as well?”
Developing mindfulness and awareness during a crisis can be like riding whitewater rapids. It’s easy to talk about, but actually doing it requires inner strength, stamina, and a firm resolve.
It takes a lot of energy and attention to drive yourself crazy. If you redirect that energy away from "feeling helpless" and bring it into alignment with your desire to benefit, you may come up with some creative solutions. I'll explain.
If we feel upset when things go wrong or something unpleasant and unexpected happens, we’re not exactly unique in this world. But if we develop the habit of holding on to these upset feelings, we may resort to drinking too much, using drugs, or overeating (using food like a drug) in a futile effort to try and feel better.
Jack Elias offers meditation advice for busy people, along with 3 ways to make time for meditation. Thanks to studies by Harvard researchers and others, the benefits of regular meditation are now widely recognized. Experience the benefits for yourself with these actionable tips!
Many people procrastinate (and paralyze) themselves when they have to make an important decision or organize a project. They think, “I’m terrible at this! I can’t seem to decide what to do, or when to do it.”
People sometimes ask me, “Can your state of mind really impact your physical body?” I’m always a bit amazed that the debate as to whether our mental state affects our body seems to stick around.