Spotting the tipping point in our mind: what Oprah believed is what she experienced

It’s been a few days now that Oprah Winfrey‘s misfortune on the Zürich high-end shopping Bahnhofstrasse has caused lots of emotional air. Here is the story in a nutshell: Oprah is denied to see a specific bag because “it is too expensive” in the salesperson’s opinion. Oprah links this peculiar comment to her being black, thus concluding: … More Spotting the tipping point in our mind: what Oprah believed is what she experienced

Random acts of spiritual generosity will get you far but do it for free anyway ! (Part 1)

Setting the base Some things are just deeply embedded in a culture and drive the collective unconscious in such a subtle way, that we barely notice their subdued impact. One which has caused a lot of trouble in our Christian influenced society is: Love your neighbor as yourself. I know many people who have learned … More Random acts of spiritual generosity will get you far but do it for free anyway ! (Part 1)

A different look at annoying relationships: the greatest valentine advice

You certainly have, like all of us, someone in your life who deeply annoys you. You may find ways to ignore him but what to do when they actually come from people we love the most or people we can’t avoid? Then we struggle to understand: “why the hell do they do this? I can’t … More A different look at annoying relationships: the greatest valentine advice

What happened on the magic mountain: the gift of meditation

Sometimes we receive a precious gift and we actually realize we do, unlike the rest of the time. A precious gift can’t be kept for oneself and should only be shared with care. Here is the story of a precious gift you may benefit from. Some time ago my yoga teacher told me his meditation … More What happened on the magic mountain: the gift of meditation