I grew up in a home where we learned a lot about Hindu mythology. It seemed there were an endless number of gods and goddesses and it was easy to get caught up in a literal interpretation of their stories. In all honesty, it never really resonated with me. In my analytical mind, I never connected to the idea that worshipping a particular form would somehow bring things into my life. And the representations seemed flat and simplistic. Were these actual beings? What did it mean that Saraswati was the goddess of knowledge? And couldn’t I have knowledge without making an offering to her? I didn’t know how this all fit into my life.
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Affirmations have made their way into the mainstream over the last several years. You may have even tried a few without fully understanding their purpose, or how to use them effectively, for your greatest benefit. Affirmations are incredibly useful and beneficial tools that enhance the quality of your life, but it’s important to lay a foundation for how to integrate them effectively.
Many of us have taken to social media as a form of entertainment and our main source of interaction over the past few months, and because of this, it is important for us to be mindful of how we are using these platforms to foster our growth and understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
Empowerment can feel far out of reach during difficult times. Read how you can take back your power by directing your attention and intention toward things that matter most to you.
La palabra "empoderamiento" sugiere algo muy deseable, a saber, estar a cargo de tu propia vida. Pero el empoderamiento personal parece estar fuera de alcance en tiempos difíciles: una pandemia mundial crea incertidumbre, dificultades económicas, miedo al contagio y un aumento generalizado de la ansiedad, la depresión y la violencia doméstica. ¿Quién no se siente impotente en un momento así?