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January 2018 Letter of the Month Reflective writing I congratulate Shivi Verma for her column, Quitting successfully, published in the November 2017 issue of Life Positive, which I highly resonated with. Just like her, I wa

Quantum Energy Conclave2 : The future of energy medicine

January 2018 The Universe is much more than we can ever know. In fact, Quantum Theory, which fascinates both philosophers and physicists alike, states that by the very act of watching, the observer affects the observed reality. Media all over the world is now focussing on energy medicine scientists _ because they are applying quantum phy

Mopping the mind by Rita Soman

January 2018 According to psychiatry, a lot of mental disorders are due to chemical imbalances. It is true that when you are struggling emotionally, your body generates chemical imbalances. It is a ‘what came first, the chicken or the egg?’ question. Do you have chemical imbalances that make you bipolar, or are your chemical imbalances created by your emotional in

The end of conflict

January 2018 The less importance you give to your ego’s whims and fancies, the more it is likely to loosen its grip on you, says Suma Varughese   O f late, it has been hitting me more sharply than ever before that the ego is behi

A scientist’s search for meaning

January 2018 Dr Spomenka Mujovich battled extreme hardships to become a medical doctor, but found solace and answers only after entering the path of spirituality My search for the meaning of life started very early in a rather strange way. I was 10 when my family moved from a big city, Sarajevo, to the small Bosnian town of

When the Goddess beckons

January 2018 Ketaki Jayakar, a follower of Paramhansa Yogananda, shares her experience of solitarily exploring Calcutta, the abode of her guru and home to some of the most well-known temples