The Benefits of Gratitude

I woke up with a full-blown head cold. Headache, fever, muscle pains, blocked nose, sore throat, burning eyes and the overwhelming conviction that getting out of bed is a very bad idea. After feeling sorry for myself for a while, I decided to try and figure out what there is to be grateful about the situation that I find myself in.

If you want to be happy, be grateful

This morning I stumbled on a TED talk by  Brother David Steindl-Rast, an "inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, about being grateful". He is a Benedictine monk, has a PhD in experimental psychology, is co founder of gratefulness.org, an interactive website with several thousand participants from more than 240 countries, …

Meditation Quotes

I have found hundreds of quotes about meditation on line. Some of the meditation quotes I came across meant nothing to me, some I did not understand, some rang a bell and some stopped me in my tracks and took my breath away. You will find a selection below. Meditation quotes for beginners can be …