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Mamata Venkat

December 1, 2021
I take laughter for granted
MAMATA VENKAT looks back over the last year, which has been full of tragedy, and finds the moments of light and laughter that bring joy and celebration to life. Here are a few statistics I recently heard on an episode of the Hidden Brain podcast:  On average, children laugh 300 times a day. It takes... View Article
December 2021
October 31, 2021
Oh, there i am
oh, there i am – lost years ago,i begana very long gameof hide and seek.i looked in every nookand i scavenged every crannyto try and findwhere i might have been hidden. i thought i was concealedbehind the fast-fadinghighs of success.i was adamantthat i existedin the hearts of thosewho never stayed. in my blackest state of... View Article
February 28, 2021
Creating balance
MAMATA VENKAT opens up about the challenge of finding self-compassion and self-acceptance in a world of judgment and criticism. She also offers 10 tips from her own experience about how to cultivate a self-nurturing approach to life. FINDING YOUR COLORS AMIDST THE BLACK AND WHITE I want to challenge all of us with a question:... View Article
April 28, 2020
Together is exactly what we need to be
MAMATA VENKAT mourns the devastating effect of the virus in New York City, yet is completely moved by the way we are all stepping up and taking care of each other. It is showing us what we take for granted, and how much we value the simple things in life. I’ll be completely honest. I... View Article
It changes everything
April 3, 2020
Leave it behind the baseline
MAMATA VENKAT has learnt a lot about herself from playing tennis. Especially, it has taught her to let go of imperfections and move forward in a healthy way towards continuous improvement in all aspects of life. I was twelve years old the first time I stepped onto a tennis court, reluctantly encouraged by both my... View Article
March 2, 2020
A new era
MAMATA VENKAT shares her experience of attending an extraordinary event near Hyderabad, India – the inauguration of a vast new meditation center in honor of 75 years of Heartfulness. On a cool, windy morning on Tuesday, January 28, the Hyderabadi sun slowly cast its light over 40,000 Heartfulness practitioners quietly sitting together in meditation at... View Article
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