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 […]

What is Supposed To Happen In Mindfulness Meditation?

What is Supposed To Happen In Mindfulness Meditation?

What is Supposed To Happen
During Mindfulness Meditation?

Aug 7, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

I frequently hear questions like, how do I stay with the breath longer? And comments like, I still cannot stay focused or I didn’t meditate but was Mindful […]

It All Adds Up: I Set My Intention & Worked to Make It Happen, Ajahn Cha

It All Adds Up: I Set My Intention & Worked to Make It Happen, Ajahn Cha

It All Adds Up:
I Set My Intention & Worked to Make It Happen!

July 30, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

Do you ever yearn for dropping everything and going away? To a far away land? A land where you would experience lots […]

What Can You Do, When You Cannot Change These Atrocities?

What Can You Do, When You Cannot Change These Atrocities?

What Can You Do, When You Cannot Change These Atrocities?

July 23, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Co-Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

The heart is full of emotions these days. The mind, filled with anger and rage. The news of human beings being violated, families separated, disgraced, rejected, […]

Flying On The Magic Carpet of Practice!

Flying On The Magic Carpet of Practice!

Flying On The Magic Carpet of Practice!
July 10, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

It was 10 peaceful, productive and joyful retreat days at the Amaravati in the UK. Magically being picked from a waiting list of 56 people to attend and being […]

How A Mother Turns Pain Into Betterment of The World!

How A Mother Turns Pain Into Betterment of The World!

How A Mother Turns Pain Into Betterment of The World!

June 3, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

There are five principles, I see as necessary for any human being to cultivate, so that they may have a spiritually mature ego who can assist […]

Doom by The Four Horsemen, Couple’s Lack of Communication Skills

Doom by The Four Horsemen, Couple’s Lack of Communication Skills

Gottman’s Four Horsemen, Downfall of Relationships
How We Create Unmotivated Poisonous Relationships!
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.
May 15, 2019

In the middle of the last Couple’s Workshop, I felt pain. I felt it in my heart, my body and my mind. As my colleague […]

Building Confidence in Meditation Practice, How?

Building Confidence in Meditation Practice, How?

Building Confidence in Meditation Practice, How?

April 23, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute. Member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

Often, I hear practitioners wishing they had a regular meditation practice. This is common, even among teachers and facilitators. Many people just rely on Mindfulness in the moment and that […]

Learning to Befriend Happiness! By Manijeh Motaghy

Learning to Befriend Happiness! By Manijeh Motaghy

Learning to Befriend Happiness
Should Be the Most Important Mission for Life!

April 2, 2019

By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – Founder of Perfectly Here and Mindful Business Institute and member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.

We all need to learn to befriend happiness, once again. It is a tragedy to loose such a meaningful friend like Happiness.
Have you thought […]

Telling Heroic Tales!

Telling Heroic Tales!

Tell A Heroic Tale!
Winter solstice, the longest, darkest night of the year brings back childhood memories. Growing up, we celebrated the mark of each season. Winter is brutal in Tehran. Those days we had limited ways to warm our rooms. Hot coal was one of the ways. We’d sit under a large blanket that covered […]