The Power of Slowing Down (A Mindfulness Practice)

The Power of Slowing Down (A Mindfulness Practice)

New York City is a metropolis filled with tall skyscrapers, home to wealthy elites, major finance corporations, and technology startups. One word describes this city: “fast.” Every day there is a sense of rush in the air. The energy moves quickly. This same energy can be felt in most major large cities similar to New York. On the other end of the spectrum, I can compare growing up in a quaint farm of my childhood. On the outskirts of the Pacific Ocean in Southeast Asia, I lived in a village…

8 Feng Shui Tips to Improve Your Home and Life

8 Feng Shui Tips to Improve Your Home and Life

Our home is a reflection of our inner subconsciousness and aspirations. The home is viewed as a single functional unit where all rooms of the house work together in Feng Shui.  Much like our physical bodies which have separate parts, the rooms in our homes are like the organs in our body, inter-connected and interdependent but working together.   Feng shui is the art of establishing harmony in our home by promoting a better flow of chi. We can think of chi as similar to the flow of blood in our…

5 Things I Like – Issue # 2

5 Things I Like – Issue # 2

I am happy it is spring time. It is now a warm 65º degree weather here in New York City. This issue of the “5 Things I Like” is a happy hello to springtime!         1. Book: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir  written by Haruki Murakami The art of writing fiction is far from what I do as a day job (I work in Ed-Tech). I find solace in reading about the focus, dedication, and sheer hard work that writers must have in…

Wallace D. Wattles: The Science of Getting Rich (Annotated Summary)

Wallace D. Wattles: The Science of Getting Rich (Annotated Summary)

Wallace D. Wattles wrote “The Science of Getting Rich” in the early 1900’s, almost one century plus two decades has passed since then and the book has found its resurgence into our present time as people rediscovers his teachings. Wallace had made swift declarations in his book that this is the ONLY book one needs to get rich. He even goes into saying that one should not read other books but simply focus their energy on the ‘energy work‘ that this book requires. In many ways, Wallace is true to his…