Author Archives: Sasha Maya

Think you can berate yourself into doing better? Think again!

The great news, though, is that transformation can be achieved in a way that is stable, non-striving and based more on being than doing. Being is difficult to quantify, however, paying attention with loving-kindness to our being, can set us … Continue reading

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Stressing out…? You may have caught your breath…

  Shallow breathing is both a symptom and a cause of becoming stuck in the stress trap (fight and flight mode). Sometimes we simply don’t breathe much at all.   “It took my breath away.” “I was holding my breath … Continue reading

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Mindful Communicating: The Intention in mindful attention that engenders trust.

Mindful reflective listening is very effective, but how many of us do it? A study of 8,000 people in a variety of contexts found that although most people believed that they listen well, the average person listened at about 25% … Continue reading

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Amygdala Hijack: Getting Back into the Driver’s Seat

Question…   “Have you ever felt like you are unable to be your best self; like sometimes your inner monster jumps out and takes over?”   It could be an amygdala hijack!   According to Goleman, there are three signs: … Continue reading

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Four Ways That Fleeting Experiences of Awe Can Change Your Life

  Awe is awesome! The evidence is overwhelming!   When we face the incredible and attempt to assimilate its magnificence , what we thought we knew becomes challenged and our understanding expanded, when we connect with a universe far greater … Continue reading

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