Vedanta Blog

  • The Best Relationship Advice Ever

    The Best Relationship Advice Ever

    When Jazz (pictured above) returned to Perth after ten days at the Vedanta Academy with fiancé Scott (pictured above), she said that Swamiji gave them the best relationship advice they have ever had. He said: Jazz, when you see qualities or behaviours you don’t like in Scott, and want him to change, the best thing […]

  • Rise in Love, Don't Fall

    Rise in Love, Don’t Fall

    Love is a word that’s totally misunderstood in our society. And it’s not surprising. For decades our media has tried to brainwash us into believing that love is all about fairy tales and “happily ever after!” That it’s about finding the perfect partner, falling in love and having the perfect life! Nonsense. Love isn’t about […]

  • Be Happy

    10 Things to STOP Doing to be Happy

    Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. —Carl Bard Imagine you’re 85. You’re looking back at your life, wondering what you’ve achieved. Then you ask yourself, “Am I happy?”  If your answer is “No,” then you’re probably regretting the […]

  • How to Find Happiness Within

    Six Simple Steps to Find Happiness Within

    When I was in my early twenties, I felt a deep sense of emptiness within. On the outside I was all smiles and shiny, but on the inside there was a hollowness, so deep, that I thought I would never be happy again. By today’s standards you might say that I was depressed. After all, […]

  • Building Better Relationships

    Building Better Relationships

    When someone is talking to you, listen to what they say with their eyes. –The Author Humans are social beings. We all enjoy being understood and accepted; feeling that we belong. Maybe that’s why our family, friends and partners are so important to us. Unfortunately, Western culture values individual achievement over personal relationships. We’re good […]

  • Stress

    Reduce Stress By Gaining Perspective

    The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. –William James Whenever you’re feeling overwhelmed by stress, it seems that nothing can take it away. People tell you to relax, but how useful is that? You’d love to feel relaxed and free, but it seems impossible when you’re feeling burdened […]

  • Busyness is an Illness

    Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. –Thomas A. Edison Today, being busy has become so mainstream that it […]

  • Vedanta Spells Success & Happiness

    There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. –Nelson Mandela There are two things that people are obsessed with in life. They are success and happiness. We want to be successful and happy at work, in our relationships […]