Maitri and Feelings

We all have feelings. It is what we do with them that is key to our satisfaction with life. Maitri is an ancient Sanskrit word that refers to self-compassion, unconditional friendship and acceptance of oneself. Maitri brings with it the basic understanding needed to find true happiness and joy. When living within the concept of…

I Am Deserving of My Success

We all deserve success. However, we all don’t know that we do. Some of us get stuck in the struggle and believe that we don’t have options. We always have options. Struggling is a state of mind, and we can change our state of mind even when we’d rather the problem just go away. Perhaps…

I Am Divinely Made

Who are we? The whole universe comes from him and his life burns through the whole universe. In his power is the majesty of thunder. Those who know him have found immortality. (From Katha Upanishad, part 6) And then the Lord God formed man from just the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath…

I Am Content

My personal definition of contentment is internal peacefulness that includes happiness and joy. Writing a blog post about living a content life is a challenging assignment because there are very few people who can say they are content with their life. My own level of contentment ebbs and flows according to the quality of my…