I have found it very helpful to set the tone for my week and especially my day with my morning mindfulness practice. In short, I begin with a seated meditation, followed by reading and writing. I prepare breakfast and coffee and mindfully engage with the process of eating. I receive a daily article emailed from… Continue reading Appreciating Every Season with Mindfulness
took a little break from technology as I wanted to understand better my relationship to social media use. This came about through meditation, surely. It was a necessary break from constantly having the urge to create and share.
Who knew hours after such bliss and love, an unexpected storm would bring us to realize both the precious nature of our existence and the insignificant nature of our existence.
Description: Armen Menechyan, a Los Angeles native who considers Barcelona his second home, will be offering a heart and mind opening practice on Saturday, June 10th at La Shala Barcelona. The workshop will offer a closer look at postures using mindful movements and transitions in and out of poses. Special attention will be paid to… Continue reading A Mindful Practice: Yoga Workshop with Armen Menechyan at La Shala BCN
Discernment is perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding. It is the ability to choose from right or wrong, and to judge between truth or error. Of course, here too, we bring in our tainted perceptions and perspectives, but the act of looking at all options and making decisions, with awareness and acute decision making, is already a step above judgement
Happiness can only exist in acceptance.
We reached an agreement. They put their toy guns down. They were full on “shooting” us because war is a distant, but constant reality for these children.
Traveling should not be a reason to cease a meditation practice. But, let us be real.
Every success and failure, every person who lends a hand and everyone who chooses not to, and most importantly, how we react to each instance is all part of the story.
Why live a monotonous life which lacks passion, when each moment is so unpredictable as to inspire a passionate existence?