Coaching

Beginner’s mind

Once, a university professor visited a well-respected Zen Master to learn about Zen. The Master first invited him to sit for a cup of tea. The professor sat down and started talking about Zen. The Master quietly prepared and poured the tea. He kept pouring even though the tea filled to the cup’s brim. The professor watched the overflowing cup until he could …

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Immigration

Immigration was a concept that didn’t exist in my plans, even though I grew up listening to the stories of my family who moved to different cities, countries, leaving their homes behind when they were just teens. In spite of everything I listened to, it had never occurred to me that I would be following …

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Walking

Losing my way in a forest while talking to myself and to God, listening to the birds, stopping to smell the flowers, caressing the leaves, hugging the trunk of the trees, and finding a good spot to meditate, then continuing walking is one of the things that I love. Walking for a certain period of …

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Kindness

In the movie “Pay it Forward’ a high school teacher starts an action to better the world. He initiates a project, where every student who receives a favor is responsible to do three favors to others instead of paying back, and thus he calls his project ‘Paying Forward’. I can’t remember the details of the …

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Pretty Daisy

At work, I went out during the break and started walking in the premises. There are small pieces of grass scattered in the area with barely any flowers. Then I saw one small daisy in this unmaintained area. I stopped and greeted her. She looked lonely but happy. I started talking to her, and then …

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A New Door

When a new door opens in our life, it’s better to enter through that door without any second thoughts. We might be ready or reluctant to pass through, however, there is a reason why that door appeared at that specific time in our lives. As soon as, we let go of our thoughts, prejudices, and …

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