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The Power of Belief and Positive Thinking

The word “belief” is defined in the dictionary as “confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptive to rigorous proof.”[i] But this word can be broken down into two separate terms: “be” and “lief.”  “To be” simply means to exist or to live. The word “lief” originates from an Indo-European word “leubh,” […]

Meditation in the Life of a Health Professional

How should one lead a life with the promises it holds and turbulences it generates? Follow your heart, has always been the answer of wisdom. How can we do it? It seems to be a major question. When it comes to the life of a health professional, this question takes on a greater importance as […]

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Rise Above It All – Like the Lotus Flower

All efforts in our everyday lives are directed towards fulfilling an incessant flow of demands. Meeting life’s expectations fuels our sense of accomplishment. But more often than not, our worldly experiences – however trifling or significant – tend to entangle us into a spiral of chaos and fatigue, all the while setting off feelings of […]

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Understanding and Practicing Heartfulness

How is Heartfulness different from Mindfulness? Mindfulness is derived from Buddhism. It is an extremely positive and effective program. It is also humanistic in its core. It espouses inner strength, balance and compassion to create a harmonious and effective state of existence, individually and hence collectively. Mindfulness is related to harnessing and improving the power […]

Dr. Rosalind Pearmain

Heartfulness – Dr. Rosalind Pearmain

(Mindfulness is “the intentional, accepting and non-judgmental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment..” )( Wikipedia) Heartfulness is a way of cultivating connection outwardly with the world through my heart centre and inwardly with the ground of being within. I start by learning to drop my awareness […]

Experience Heartfulness Articles

What is heartfulness?

How did the rose Ever open its heart And give to this world All its beauty? It felt the encouragement of light Against its Being Otherwise, We all remain Too Frightened.  – Hafiz c.1320 – 1389 In recent years increasing attention has been given to the concept of mindfulness, both in clinical and non-clinical settings, […]