Listening is loving

listening is loving positive provocations“The first duty of love is to listen.” – Paul Tillich

In the movie, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Hector – a bored London psychiatrist – travels the world looking for the meaning of happiness.  Along the way, he scribbles and sketches the key points he discovers in his nifty travel diary.

While flying to Africa, he lovingly assists a fellow passenger whose brain is about to explode due to the impact of the high altitude pressure on her medical condition.  Hector directs the pilot to fly at a lower elevation, relieves her pain by applying a cold compress to her head, and listens to her story.

When Hector questions the effectiveness of his help, she says, “Listening is loving.” Continue reading “Listening is loving”

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Become a #Positive and #Loving Person in just 3 Minutes!

Become a #Positive and #Loving Person in just 3 Minutes!

Do you want to know how to become a positive and loving person? Especially in those trying times when the whole world doesn’t seem to make any sense….

Well, its very simple. Not all that complicated. Today we will talk about how in just 3 minutes a day, you CAN become a positive and loving person.

How? Read on… Continue reading “Become a #Positive and #Loving Person in just 3 Minutes!”

One Positive Resolution for a truly Loving New Year

One Positive Resolution for a truly Loving New Year“Greet everyone you meet with a warm smile. No matter how busy you are, don’t rush encounters with co-workers, family and friends.Speak softly. Listen attentively.Act as if every conversation you have is the most important thing on your mind today.Look your children and your partner in the eyes when they talk to you.Stroke the cat, caress the dog.Lavish love on every living being you meet.See how different you feel at the end of the day.” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach (from ‘Simple Abundance : A Daybook of Comfort and Joy’) ~

We often think that someday we will settle old scores. Someday we will muster the courage to speak to that person. Someday we will go and have a chat with the quite lady at the end of the street. Someday we will ask for that raise we so badly deserve. Some day we will face our fears. Someday……… Continue reading “One Positive Resolution for a truly Loving New Year”

3 Healing Steps-How Watering and Nurturing the Positive Seeds of your relationships can make them Glow

“When you selectively water and nurture your Positive seeds, your relationships glow with sunshine and rainbows.” ~ Z

A deep transformation can shake you out of a complacent existence and change you forever. I went through something like that a few years back. It would be impossible for me to capture the entire enriching experience, but here are a few gems that you could use to recharge your relationships. Continue reading “3 Healing Steps-How Watering and Nurturing the Positive Seeds of your relationships can make them Glow”

5 Positive ways to Lovingly GROW your blog ~ Heart Centered Blogging

“Don’t write what you know—what you know may bore you, and thus bore your readers. Write about what interests you—and interests you deeply—and your readers will catch fire at your words.” ~  Valerie Sherwood

If you are a writer or a blogger or both, there is the constant need to be able to put your thoughts into the best possible words. You want your writing to be impactful, to be helpful,  to be understood and ofcourse you want it to spread far and wide. In other words GROWTH is what we are aiming for. Continue reading “5 Positive ways to Lovingly GROW your blog ~ Heart Centered Blogging”