MAGIC – Five Skills For Authenticity and Deep Lasting Happiness.

MAGIC – Five Skills For Authenticity and Deep Lasting Happiness.

MAGIC – Five Skills For Authenticity and Deep Lasting Happiness.

MAGIC – Five Skills For Authenticity and Deep Lasting Happiness.

Authenticity and happiness go hand in hand. When we are not authentic, we are not happy. I have witnessed firsthand a person not telling the truth about their pains and discomfort to their doctor because they were ashamed of having such pain or conditioned not to […]

Thanksgiving Meditation: Why Do We Give Thanks?

Thanksgiving Meditation: Why Do We Give Thanks?

Thanksgiving. It’s a wonderful time to go inward and to contemplate about the forces and causes of happiness.

Perhaps look deeper through your own religious practices and values, whoever you believe in, and draw on its intended wisdom. Wisdom that brings you closer to peace, joy and a sense of connectedness. Of course, it is not […]

“If you see the Buddha, kill him”

“If you see the Buddha, kill him”

“If you see the Buddha, kill him.”

While this statement at the first encounter can evoke a sense of terror, apparently it’s a hyperbole. Hyperbole for letting go, even of the Buddha and his teachings. Meaning once a person attains full understanding of how things work, is naturally ethical in mind, body and speech, acting with […]

Teachings: One Arrow is Enough

Teachings: One Arrow is Enough

One Arrow is Enough
 

What is physical pain to you? Is it uncomfortable? Is it annoying when it persists? Is it unbearable at times? Perhaps all of the above. Working with my students on Mindfulness practices we often talk about getting to know all of your pains including physical, emotional, financial, with relationships, etc. Often due […]

Being Treated As Noble Beings! For Couples

Being Treated As Noble Beings! For Couples

Being part of a couple relationship is a great opportunity to practice and cultivate the sense of connectedness, compassion and love. Of course, with lives moving so fast it is easier to disconnect, criticize or blame. Often, we get lost in our own thoughts, expectations and emotions and disconnect from our partner; get caught up […]

Dr. Manijeh Motaghy’s Bio

Dr. Manijeh Motaghy’s Bio

Manijeh Motaghy has a Doctorate in Psychology of Management Consulting. Dr. Motaghy is an Authorized Mindfulness Teacher by UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. She has an Inner MBA from NYU. Dr. Motaghy has designed hundreds of Mindfulness-Based courses. She learned about her own ADD brain at a later age. As a result, she understood her […]

Mindfulness of A Flash of Momentary-Insanity.

Mindfulness of A Flash of Momentary-Insanity.

A flash of momentary insanity can happen to anyone at any time. When we are bewildered by grief or other sudden shocks, our brain without Mindfulness is not prepared for it. The brain not prepared for such intense experiences produces impulsive reactions, which further confuse us and others. Our loved ones whose brains are also […]

How I Touched True Equanimity During a Ten-Day Silent Retreat.

How I Touched True Equanimity During a Ten-Day Silent Retreat.

How I Touched True Equanimity During a Ten-Day Silent Retreat!

December 9, 2020By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Mindfulness Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting and Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

So what is a retreat and why do you do it?

There are many types […]

Empty the Mind & Make an Impact!

Empty the Mind & Make an Impact!

The year is winding down, and I’m about to start my yearly 10-day silent retreat. I wanted to connect before I completely go inward. Preparing for the retreat, I already feel quieter, calmer, more spacious. My mind is focused, sees a few tasks to be completed and nothing else. It’s a real blessing.

Perhaps a little […]

How Do You Show A Self-Claimed Spiritual Person That They Are Harming? Mindfully

How Do You Show A Self-Claimed Spiritual Person That They Are Harming? Mindfully

How Do You Show A Self-Claimed Spiritual Person That They Are Harming? Mindfully

Have you ever had difficulty communicating with a self-claimed spiritual person that they are unkind and causing harm, but they wouldn’t hear of it? Did they continue to think that they are right and virtuous, and it’s the other unwise people who need […]

Mental Hygiene With Mindfulness

Mental Hygiene With Mindfulness

Mental Hygiene With Mindfulness

September 2020By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Mindfulness Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting and Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

Here is an honest question. Have you showered today? or taken a bath? Or freshened up yet? How about the hygiene of […]

Would You Stop Taking Shower?

Would You Stop Taking Shower?

August 2020By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Mindfulness Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting and Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

What would you say, if I asked, “Would you stop taking a shower, a bath?” You’d probably quiet down and think, “Why would I do […]

The Map To The Mine Of Happiness!

The Map To The Mine Of Happiness!

August 2020By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Mindfulness Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting and Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

There was a time when my life was chaotic, stressful and painful. Divorce, addiction in the family, lots and lots of attachments and expectations had […]