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Spending money learning to be mindful? Meditate on that

By Purva Grover

I have never meditated and I don’t exactly know why. I can’t really think of a reason why I have stayed away from it. Yet last week, I recommended meditation to a colleague who was sharing how she’s had a tough year. My exact words were: ‘May be, it will bring a certain sense of calmness to your day.’ I don’t know where the conviction or words came from. Perhaps from the fact that everyone around me is recommending it as the ‘it’ activity to deal with the increasing stress in life. Continue reading Spending money learning to be mindful? Meditate on that

How Amelia Earhart taught me to ignore self-doubt

By Keith Pereña

Let me begin this story by making a confession. I am one of the many people all over the world that suffer from anxiety. My mistakes come back and haunt me. I lose sleep browsing my phone, looking at my friends’ social media ‘lives’ and how, in comparison, mine seem a little dull. Every waking moment is marked by a series of questions and fears. It’s a routine sadness. It will never disappear and I’ve come to accept that. It’s not a surrender, but an acknowledgement, backed by the words of Amelia Earhart.

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