Art of Living at Work Archive

  • 'Lets transform Muzaffarnagar into Mohabbatnagar'

    LUCKNOW: Situated on the banks of Ganga, Muzaffarnagar had witnessed its worst bloodshed in the spate of communal riots in 2013, which claimed more than 60 lives, while rendering more than 40,000 homeless. However, all is still not lost for this district located in western Uttar Pradesh, as a spiritual...
  • 5 Important Soft Skills & How You Can Nurture Them (Part-2)

    This is a continuation from #3 Be Open Minded If there's one thing we cannot avoid, it is criticism. This is a universal truth, and so holds true for the professional space as well. There will be times when you might have to face criticism for more reasons than one. Say, for instance, you are...
  • Top 7 Secrets That Every Budding Fashion Stylist Must Know

    Rachael Zoe once said, "Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak". Styling isn't just a profession—it tells who you are. For budding fashion stylists, the journey can be smooth or one with many roadblocks. It's all about knowing the tricks to win the game. Here...
  • Serenity of Silence

    Happiness, peace and prosperity are wished for by everybody on the New Year. Peace lies within us. As we enter the New Year, let us all take a resolution to become aware of this peace inside and allow our smiles to reflect the true sign of the prosperity that lies inside. Our time on this planet is a...
  • Women Are Born Leaders!!

    Women have both gentleness and strength. Indian scriptures place tremendous amount of power in women. In fact, the primordial energy known as Shakti which is the life force behind the whole creation is feminine. That is why our scriptures honour women as the highest aspect of divinity- the Aadhya Shakti. Women...
  • Meditation matters to Karanvir Bohra

    Karanvir Bohra, the Khatron Ke Khiladi's most fashionable young man, who made his mark in Punjabi filmdom with Love Youu Soniye has another side to him. A spiritual side. Very few are aware that he takes short breaks to get away from the stress of the city to spend time at spiritual and yoga retreats. Along...
  • Youth getting into meditation

    Gone are the days when meditation and yoga were the business of the elderly. Today, many schools and colleges are organizing optional yoga and meditation classes for children to cope up with increasing stress. And the best part is that the younger generation actively takes part in it. "I joined...
  • How Yoga Can Keep You From Joint Pain

    Do your knee joint or wrists or shoulders ache when doing trivial things? Is the pain in your joints limiting you from enjoying life the way you wish to? Are you tired of popping painkillers multiple times a day? If you said yes for either of these questions, you've obviously have had enough and...
  • Opening doors of opportunity

    The Sri Sri Rural Development Programme has set up training institutes in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, with the idea of channelizing the energy of the youth in a productive direction as a step toward rooting out substance abuse. Beginning with the Sri Sri Computer Education Institute in 2009, the programme...
  • Building Courage With Meditation

    Would you like to be more courageous in life? Have you been too scared to take a leap into a better future for yourself? Often in challenging times we resort to the safe and familiar ways of reacting and afterwards regret that we weren't more courageous. Isn't this true? Like when you have the...
  • 30 min of Yoga a Day Keeps Exam Tension Away

    By Hetal Mehta Preparing for exams? Include a few minutes of yoga posture practice and breathing techniques (pranayama) in the daily schedule and reap benefits of a calm and focused mind on the D-Day. A bright young girl, with sparkling eyes full of enthusiasm, marched up to me and said, “I am...
  • Sparkling eyes for Facebook users

    Spending hours on your laptop does not probably leave you enough time to take care of that precious face of yours, which practically talks more about you than Facebook! They say, "Your eyes are the window of your soul!" How much effort do we put in to make sure the windows are strong and clean...
  • Experiencing Thoughtlessness

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 44 Contd. from (I Sutra 47) “Nirvachara vaisharadye adhyatma prasadaha” Nirvichara = thoughtless, a state of being hollow and empty; vaisharadye = undisturbed pure flow; adhyatma = spiritual; prasadaha = grace “The experience of the state of...
  • Ultimate Meditators' Menu

    Have you ever thought that the food you eat may be the secret to deeper meditation? Here's a food guide designed exclusively to help meditators go deeper.  Have you ever had one of those days where you sit to meditate but you feel sleepy or are bombarded by nothing other than...
  • Want To Be A Child Again?

    The first step out of bed and we let our minds fly to the rest of the day, making plans, mentally preparing for that presentation, being utterly restless. You nibble food but what you ingest is tight schedules and a pile of plans. Your body is there but your mind is far away in a meeting that is to...
  • Paderu – A mountain of knowledge

    You may say he’s a dreamer! He is a father, so he knows the importance of earning a living for his family. He was about to leave for work when he stopped suddenly. He saw his young children scribbling on the wall of bamboos covered with cow dung and clay at the entrance. “I can’t read English. I asked...
  • From weeds to good deeds

    Confessions of Shantha Kumar : a former, habituated addict He was barely 21 when he was hailed as an ace fashion photographer. He was barely 21 when he became a chain smoker. He was barely 21 when lung cancer came knocking on his door. "One Monday morning, as I was riding in high speed to college,...
  • Young Achievers of Uttarakhand

    Hope is not lost yet in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand as thousands of youth volunteers of the Art of Living join hands for path breaking action. Their steely resolve to bring about an effective change, exemplifies their indomitable human spirit. They are the new heroes of Uttarakhand, raring...
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