Thanksgiving Meditation: Why Do We Give Thanks?

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 […]

Remaining Patiently & Perfectly Here! by Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

Remaining Patiently & Perfectly Here! by Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

Remaining Patiently & Perfectly Here!
by Dr. Manijeh Motaghy
My beloved teacher, Ajahn Pasanno, has a beautiful Loving Kindness meditation phrase that I use quiet often. It goes like this:
“May I have patience, courage, understanding and determination to meet life’s inevitable challenges.”
I love this phrase and all the qualities he uses to prime the mind about […]

How Can Mindfulness Help In An Ever-Changing World?

How Can Mindfulness Help In An Ever-Changing World?

How Can Mindfulness Help In An Ever-Changing World?
The Touch Down of Anicca

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

Practicing Mindfulness to gain Insight into the nature of reality is one of the most useful […]

What If Our Stories Saved Lives!

What If Our Stories Saved Lives!

What If Our Stories Saved Lives!

January 6, 2020

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

It was an emotional night
at the Refuge Recovery meeting in Woodland Hills. One that deeply touched my heart. As part of […]

Who Stands With You In Good Times or Tough Times?

Who Stands With You In Good Times or Tough Times?

Who Stands With You In Good Times or Tough Times?
Who Is Your (BFF) Best Friend For Life?

December 23, 2019
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

Retreat
I’m back from ten days of meditation and silence. It […]

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Mindfulness: Anxiety Is Not Bad! Learn How to Reduce Anxiety Without Medication

Mindfulness: Anxiety Is Not Bad! Learn How to Reduce Anxiety Without Medication

Mindfulness: Anxiety Is Not Bad!
Learn How To Reduce Anxiety Without Medication.
October 6, 2019
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

Anxiety Is Not Bad. It is My Owl
Anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling. It’s an emotion […]

Generosity Funds Kindness: UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute is Funded 20 Million Dollars!

Generosity Funds Kindness: UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute is Funded 20 Million Dollars!

Generosity Funds Kindness:
UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute is Funded 20 Million Dollars!
October 4, 2019
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute is born.
It is always delightful to see that powers of goodness […]

Using Mindfulness to Not Agonize Over a Bad Diagnosis, by Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

Using Mindfulness to Not Agonize Over a Bad Diagnosis, by Dr. Manijeh Motaghy

With So Many Illnesses, Life is A Constant Practice!
How Not to Agonize Over Bad Diagnoses.
September 4, 2019
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Affiliate MARC UCLA Teacher, Doctor of Psychology in Management Consulting. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.
Life,
So much of this life we live is clear, obvious and […]

Using Mindfulness to Detect, Disinfect Mind Viruses & Change The Brain!

Using Mindfulness to Detect, Disinfect Mind Viruses & Change The Brain!

Using Mindfulness to Detect, Disinfect
Mind Viruses & Change The Brain!

Aug 31, 2019

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

I’m always looking for ways to use Mindfulness to improve the quality of my life and to […]