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Life Lesson #6 – Concentration (and Video Games)

Today’s Life Lesson involves video games.   I can already hear some of you asking – what lesson could I possibly have learnt from video games?  Well, it’s a very important lesson actually – one involving concentration and focus.   A History Unfocused   I have never excelled at focusing on a single task.  As a child, my attention would flit from topic to topic.  I would get distracted and sidetracked easily, and.. Read More

Mindfulness through Vipassana Meditation

There are many ways to cultivate mindfulness in our lives. In this article, I will discuss about an ancient meditation method which was used by Buddha. My first introduction to this mindfulness meditation was more than 8 years ago and it has definitely changed my life. At the time, I was depressed and confused about my direction in life. Nothing really made sense. I was going through very difficult times and didn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.

After a 10 day retreat in Switzerland, I saw the world from a different perspective and made some drastic changes such as starting a new (more…)