Many say “don’t hate, just love” and while we want to love more and reduce our hatred, we don’t as much as we would like. Hate can come spontaneously and is hard to deal with...but there is a way to change it, to move from hate to love. Let’s look at how we can hate less and love more.
6 February 2018 | Edouard Murat
Ebola, Rabies, Smallpox, Influenza...these are some of the most dangerous viruses we had to fight against. While anxiety is not a “virus” per se, it can spread more rapidly from one person to the next and affects so much more our lifestyles than we would acknowledge. Today, we’ll talk about anxiety, how it impacts us, where it comes from, and how to reduce it in ourselves and our communities.
30 January 2018 | Edouard Murat
Everyone looks for happiness...through pleasure, discovery, altruism...but all in somewhat different ways. I believe that we each have our way of being happy, one for each human being. But even though we are all different, happiness seems to build itself in the same way. Here’s my take on how we can each build our happiness.
23 January 2018 | Edouard Murat
Any meaningful work and accomplishment starts with patience, with our ability to wait and have faith in the future. But patience is really more than waiting...for patience is necessary to grow better understanding of ourselves, others around us, and life itself. Patience will help us achieve a long-lived dream of peace and happiness.
19 December 2017 | Edouard Murat
Our mind can take us both in bright pleasant, and dark disagreeable places...which depends quite a lot on our monkey mind. Our monkey mind is restlessly looking for new and exciting adventures, looking for bananas while jumping from one thing to the next without giving us any rest.
14 December 2017 | Edouard Murat
What makes a therapy successful or not in its treatment? The most important factor in therapy has been shown time and again to be...the relationship between the therapist and his client. Now the quality of this relationship, and therefore of the therapy itself, depends on the therapist, you, and the methods used to help. Let’s go a bit deeper...
5 December 2017 | Edouard Murat
The practice of meditation is becoming increasingly popular, as more people discover its numerous benefits. But many find it difficult to practice, to sit and look at one’s breath, to take the time to appreciate the present moment. Why is that? Let us give you our take on why we believe meditation to be a difficult task.
28 November 2017 | Edouard Murat
“How can I increase my mindfulness daily?”. While retreats and sitted meditations are good ways to increase our mindfulness, they are expensive in terms of time and money. Here are some tricks that will easily help you be more mindful on a daily basis.
20 November 2017 | Edouard Murat
Stress is present almost everyday of our lives, and even if we wish for it to disappear we might not be able to….but we can certainly reduce how big it is and how much time it stays with us, once it shows up. Here are 4 ways that will help you reduce your stress almost instantly.
18 October 2017 | Edouard Murat
Research done on elementary school children (Yoo, 2016) reveals that meditation practice reduces levels of social anxiety, stress, and aggression. It is now possible, and very affordable to help our children effectively. Check out our toolbox!
14 October 2017 | Edouard Murat
Mental health is more important than ever. It impacts our physical health and economy all over the world (Kleinman, 2016). Now is the time to look at it directly and use therapy, meditation and mindfulness to reduce its impact in our lives. Begin with us!
10 September 2017 | Edouard Murat