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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 […]

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 […]

Do You Ever Cause Traffic? Mindfully Peaceful In Traffic.

Do You Ever Cause Traffic? Mindfully Peaceful In Traffic.

Do You Ever Cause Traffic?
March 9, 2019

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

Do You Ever Cause Traffic? Well, I know, at least, I do. Every time, I take my car out on the road I cause traffic or more accurately, I add […]

How Can Mindfulness Help With Triggers? by Manijeh Motaghy

How Can Mindfulness Help With Triggers? by Manijeh Motaghy

March 1, 2019
How Can Mindfulness Help With Triggers?
By Dr. Manijeh Motaghy- Co-Founder of Perfectly Here, Founder of Mindful Business Institute and member of International Mindfulness Teachers Association.
How can Mindfulness help with triggers? First, it’s important to understand what a trigger is, how it is formed and its role in the present moment.
 
This morning while reading […]

Didn’t You Wish As a Child?

Didn’t You Wish As a Child?

Didn’t You Wish As a Child?
February 25, 2019

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

Are you one of those people who wish as a child things were different? As you may know, I’m Persian, born in Iran. I often wonder, why is it […]

Love, Communication, Mindfulness

Love, Communication, Mindfulness

Love, Communication, Mindfulness
Let The Mind Collapse.
by Manijeh Motaghy
It is easy to love and respect others when things are going well and favourably. They love you, praise you, do what you ask them to do. But what happens when the other person, your kid, spouse, sibling, parent, friend, lover, co-worker or boss is not hearing you […]

Missing Signs? Wrong Destination!

Missing Signs? Wrong Destination!

Missing Signs? Wrong Destination!
by Manijeh Motaghy
Missing Signs? Wrong Destination! is a story of how we can unknowingly take the wrong path and end up at the wrong destination. Miss all signs that indicate the direction and the destination, both literally and metaphorically. Years ago, my son, Kuroosh, who regularly competed at horse shows was participating at […]

Football, Mindfulness, Adrenaline and Temporary High or Lasting Bliss?

Football, Mindfulness, Adrenaline and Temporary High or Lasting Bliss?

Football Season?
Adrenaline and Temporary High or Lasting Bliss?
Watching Football? Mindfully? How?
Is it Football Season at your home? Does it get all rowdy? Football Mindfulness Adrenaline. Watching Mindfully can reduce the sense of failure or false ego dependence. 

I got a text message this morning about this Sunday’s football games. “A real big thing!!!” The caller said. […]

Succeeding With An Alternative Addiction Treatment

Succeeding With An Alternative Addiction Treatment

Succeeding With An Alternative Addiction Treatment
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Traditionally, addiction treatment has been synonymous with 12-step recovery but what if it’s not working for you? Today there are many alternative treatment programs available with their own pros and cons. Let’s see what they offer and whether or not you should try them.
The Downside of 12-Step […]