Frequenty Asked Questions

Why Stress Management ?
Stress produces numerous symptoms which vary according to persons, situations, and severity. These can include physical health decline and even depression. The processof stress management is one of the keys to a happy and successful life in modern society. Although life provides numerous demands that can prove difficult to handle, stress management provides a number of ways to manage anxiety and maintain overall well-being.
What is connection between management & meditation?

Meditation is a simple, everyday technique that relaxes the mind, body and soul, and eventually leads to better management of life across several aspects:

Time Management: Often, without even realizing, a lot of our time is lost because our mind is oscillating between the past and planning for the future. Meditation brings the mind back to the present moment, which is the field of all action– we cannot act in the past or future, we can only act NOW! So, when the mind is in the present, we can do much more in the same time span!

Work Management: A few minutes of meditation helps us stay focused and calm. The result: we are able to concentrate better and work efficiently. If a task took six hours earlier, you may now be able to complete it in just three! As a student, studying for exams becomes easier. Our contribution at the workplace becomes more significant. We can see the difference even as a homemaker.

Management as meditation: How you deal with your emotions and thoughts as a leader has a direct effect on employees and organization, and even its bottomline. By meditating, you learn how to deal with stress and take your mind off things. It has to do with discovering consciousness and performing activities, such as meetings or listening, with more attention, functioning less on automatic pilot.

Stress Management: If stress has you anxious, tense and worried, consider trying meditation. Spending even a few minutes in meditation can restore your calm and inner peace. During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress. This process results in enhanced physical and emotional well-being.

Health Management: Meditation also might be useful if you have a medical condition, especially one that may be worsened by stress. Meditation isn’t a replacement for traditional medical treatment. But it may be a useful addition to your other treatment.

Pain Management:There are guided meditations that take you through pain relief techniques which make the pain seem less important.

What is EQ to SQ ?

The transformative power of SQ distinguishes it from EQ. EQ allows us to judge the situation we are in and behave appropriately. SQ allows us to ask if we want to be in that situation in the first place. It might motivate us to create a new one.

In their book Spiritual Intelligence—The Ultimate Intelligence, Zohar and Marshall discuss the scientific evidence for SQ. In the 1990s, research by neuropsychologist Michael Persinger andneurologist V.S. Ramachandran at the University of California led to an identification of a ‘God-spot’ in the brain. This area is located among neural connections in the temporal lobes of the brain. During certain scans, these neural areas light up whenever research subjects are exposed to discussion of spiritual topics. While the God-spot does not prove the existence of ‘God’, it does indicate that the brain is programmed to ask ultimate questions.

We use spiritual intelligence to transform ourselves and others, heal relationships, cope with grief, and move beyond conditioned habits of the past. To develop high SQ, each person needs to approach the task according to his/her personality.

How will Stress Management Program benefit children?

It is important for a student to understand how stress affects his school work. With much stress weighing down on his shoulders and not being able to cope up, he soon realizes that he is lagging behind. You can easily identify whether a student is stressed or not seeing the psychological manifestations of stress. A common symptom is irritability, which spoils his relationship with every other person he comes across. Loss of concentration and forgetfulness, leads to depression and disorganized behavior and a confused life. Severe cases of stress lead to anxiety and other mental disorders.

The most important step to take control is to realize how time is wasted by not managing schedules effectively. Unclear objectives, reading junk e-mails, answering personal phone calls, text messaging etc are examples of clatter that cloud the student’s mind. Stress Management Programs help a child be more effective through the day through better management, clarity of thought and ultimately delivers greater productivity, which becomes a source of joy and positive growth for the future.

What is conscious corporate ?

In the context of the corporation, the adjective “conscious” can be used to modify three main subjects: the corporation itself and society at large, and finally people.Thus corporate consciousness is the relationship between the combined values of individuals (making up the organization) and the world with which it interacts.

Every corporation is a conscious corporation to an extent, but those that optimize that consciousness as much as possible may have an evolutionary advantage. Paying attention to and harnessing corporate consciousness positively will not only increase an enterprise’s performance but also increase the well-being of all individuals involved. It not only fulfills the needs of survival and relationships but builds cohesion, all towards the betterment of society. From “me” to “we”, from “being busy” to “well-being”, from “competition” to “social co-operation” – this transformation is possible if we’re mindful that we each have a role to play and much to gain collaboratively.Cultivating the consciousness of business leaders may be an effective way of increasing the consciousness of corporations.

What is the difference between Coaching & Counseling ?
The best way to describe the difference between a coach and counselor is that a counselor will provide a solution for the clients, while a coach will ask the right questions so that the clients can discover or find the solutions themselves.
Is life coaching answer to all my problems & procrastination ?

You can make the most of a coach the way you want. An effective coach is:

» Focused » Authentic » Synergistic
» Goal-oriented » Holistic » Experiential
» Empowering » Responsive » Transformational

A coach can help sharpen skills and overcome hurdles to better performance. However a coach is not a consultant, trainer or psychologist, and will not offer you readymade solutions. A coach will ask the right questions so that you can discover or find the solutions themselves. So, it is important that you know what you are going in for and how you can utilize a coach’s place in your life.

I am not a high achiever do I still need coaching ?

Whether or not you define yourself as a high-achiever in life, a qualified coach will:

• help you identify and articulate your dreams for your life, hold you accountable for your actions (or lack of it) and help you define what success means to you

• mentor you, help you identify what is really important and help you measure your progress

• help you set long-term and short-term goals to help you work toward the fulfillment of your dreams and help close the gap between where you are and where you want to be

• brainstorm with you and help you recognize that you have a lot more potential than you are using today and to discover how to use it

• encourage and support you to try new things and master new skills

• help you uncover what you already know, but aren’t applying, to help you achieve results

• help you identify and remove the obstacles that are getting in your way, listen to you, keep you focussed and help identify your personal motivators

• help you identify your strengths and capitalize on them, help you identify your limitations and minimize them and give you valuable feedback you can use

What is the difference between Life Coaching & Meditation ?

Managing life is all about taking charge – knowing more about it and learning how to manage it. Life Coaching is a methodology where you open up to the opportunity of knowing more about recurring stressful situations in your life.

A life coach utilises a host of process for enriching individuals through life coaching. These include awareness and relaxation sessions, centring and self-knowing techniques, breathing methods, de-conditioning processes and mind mastery exercises – and most importantly meditation. Thus, meditation is one of the techniques in the umbrella of life coaching.

Is Women Empowerment for feminists ?

Women Empowerment is about femininity and not feminism. Femininity wields great power. When you can love yourself for who you are, all facets of life rooted in you begin to change – partner relationships, family, friends, business associates and even the larger society. As a woman, you begin to live the fine balance of softness and power, courage and fear, little-girl insecurities and wisdom. By going beyond conditioned conflicting thoughts, you experience liberation and yet come back home to your deeper feminine self. Thus, it has nothing to do with feminists, and everything to do with women who want to connect with their inner femininity.

What is meditation ?
Very simply, meditation means to drop everything in your memory and come to a state where only consciousness and awareness of the moment remains. What you practice is not meditation in the real sense; it is only a concept. It only enables a flow of consciousness.
How does meditation work ?
Meditation is nothing but resting. All day you are processing information; sounds, smells, feelings, etc. and your mind needs a break. Sleep helps a great deal, but unless you are able to relax, the mind doesn’t really rest. Meditation connects with our different feelings and emotions as a fully conscious process; and not just drifting, day-dreaming or sleeping.
Should I meditate alone or in groups ?
Whether alone or in a group, meditation is very personal – in a group, one feels supported. Others are making an effort and you are less inclined to fidget or get distracted. Yet, it is important to accept personal responsibility for one’s practice, in a group or alone. If you are honest, you will experience the results of your practice.
Will meditation help me be happy ?
All human beings have an inherent desire to seek happiness, says Dalai Lama. Training the mind to think differently through meditation, is one way to be happy. Scientific research has proven that there are practices that can make a difference between a happy and miserable life.
What is the connection between inner and outer beauty ?
Does a chiselled face or a great physique make a person attractive? More than anything else, it’s a person’s inner belief that they’re attractive that makes them more appealing to others. Inner beauty helps you appreciate outer beauty. If you love, appreciate and feel good about yourself, you’d feel more confident about facing and interacting with other beautiful people in the world.
How will meditation solve my problems ?
Meditation opens the mind and isone of the best ways to tackle bigger problems of life. With daily distractions, it can often be difficult to really think through things. Meditation can help eliminate distractions and help get insight into what you already know intuitively.
Is meditation connected to religion ?
Deepak Chopra says that meditation is a part of every spiritual tradition in the world. There are body-awareness meditations and mantra meditation in every tradition. It is a simple mental technique to go to the source of thought and awareness.
What if I am distracted with pain and itching during meditation ?
The moment you realize you’ve been distracted is important. At that moment we may feel annoyed, disappointed, or frustrated. But it is an opportunity for us to practice patience, accept imperfection, and be kind to ourselves. Bringing these qualities into being is as important, in the long run, as doing the meditation itself.
How is creativity related to meditation ?
Meditation is an increasingly popular method of increasing creativity and being in the moment. It can help develop your creativity and relieve the stress associated with blocked intuition and a loss of ideas.
Can I meditate without any technique ?
Meditation is more an attitude. It needs to be free of any technique. This is so because breathing is a natural process which happens by itself. It starts when you are born and it stops when you leave your body. We only need to let it happen and don’t need to manipulate it at all.
What is the role of therapy in meditation ?
Using meditation therapy is a natural and safe way to treat and heal you. To meditate, you need to simple relax and rest. Because your brain slows down, your heart rate, metabolism and breathing rate slows down and your blood pressure lowers. Natural painkillers called endorphins are released into your system when your mind is calmed like this.
What is the relationship between consciousness and energy ?
Consciousness is awareness, starting with your body and extending into nonphysical realms. It creates vital life force energies which gives rise to life: this evolves and becomes increasingly intelligent, enabling a higher consciousness throughout creation.
Is meditation just another program or conditioning ?
Meditation is raising awareness: this cannot be conditioning. It is your own. You have brought it with your birth. Nobody can give it to you; you have simply to throw away all the extra matter around it.