What is your Spiritual Practice?

I recently watched an interview on Oprah, and in the interview, she said that she often asks people, “what is your spiritual practice?. She describes that many times, the other person would get caught off guard and will maybe get a little defensive, saying, “well, I’m not religious or anything.” This is an interesting question because Oprah goes on to say that she didn’t ask them what their religion is. Spirituality is not necessarily related to religious practices. In modern definitions, it means the transformational process of oneself. We can think of this as self-growth, or aiming for meaningful experiences. In other words, Oprah simply meant “what do you do to take care of your body and your mind?Continue reading

#DearMe | What Would I Say to My Teenage Self

In celebration of the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8th, Youtube launched a campaign called #DearMe to encourage young girls to pursue their dreams. Dear Me is a letter to your teenage self. If you could go back in time, what advice and wisdom would you share with yourself? Reflection time is my favourite time and I think this is an inspiring exercise! People always say to let the past stay in the past, and to look forward to shaping your future. But I often look back at my past. Not to dwell on it, but to see how far I’ve come. It’s a funny thing how sometimes in life, you don’t know why you do something until after you’ve done it, and you don’t see the path you’ve taken until after you’ve walked through it. You can only know how much wisdom you’ve gain after you take a look back at all your glorious victories. Continue reading