There’s one thing artists crave more than food. And, that’s appreciation. All humankind craves appreciation. The thing is that we were created to be appreciative by the great artist. When he spoke his first words, “Let there be light”, he got the ball rolling. He called light, day and separated […]
Here’s a hack I use to ensure my happiness (most of the time). When you’re in the traffic have you ever slowed down and given someone a gap so that they can cut in front of you? And, after this courtesy, have you expected a gesture of appreciation … a raised hand […]
If we are smart enough with how we respond to trauma, the aftermath of it is an experience of awe. The self is led to a place where it stops controlling. It turns its gazes to that which is vast and overwhelming, and from the position of gratitude, appreciates its magnificence.
Receptive attention means that in that moment you give attention to things that are actually going on; you are actually perceiving the world itself and not some very limited part of it defined by your objectives.