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Being in the Now

Dadi Janki, Administrative Head, Brahma Kumaris These days people feel they don’t have enough time. This causes a lot of stress and unease. ‘Multi-tasking’ often leads to reduced concentration and mistakes – which then take up more time. Some become so dispirited by their ...  Read more.

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Dealing with Conflict

Manda Patel We live in a world where conflict is now the norm. Why is that? I think that we’ve lost our inner strength and the ability to exercise what we understand to be right and true. We know that fighting doesn’t get us anywhere and quarrelling doesn’t get us what we want - ...  Read more.

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What Makes You You?

The things by which we generally define ourselves – appearance, personality, abilities, work, relationships, etc – can all change. Our sense of self can be influenced by what people say, the situations around us and the problems we face. What is it, then, that defines who we are? Much of ...  Read more.

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Healing Anger

Question & Answer with Dadi Janki There is a lot of anger and resentment between teachers and young people, which is unproductive – it doesn’t help things. How can I deal with this anger better? I can learn to stay peaceful inside and share that feeling with young people, so that ...  Read more.

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Seeing the self beyond limitations

I have a disability – cerebral palsy – which affects the muscles in my legs - my balance and my mobility. Because of my disability, I experienced a lot of bullying at school. I now see that as a positive thing for I learned self-determination, to stand on my own two feet, and not to ...  Read more.

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Meeting Life’s Challenges

Neville Hodgkinson To be able to generate and sustain inner\power you need a change of attitude, vision, and perception. This has been my own experience and it has made a huge difference to me. But it is no small matter; you are talking about radically changing your outlook on life. It’s a ...  Read more.

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The Healing Mind

Q&A with Dadi Janki “I make a point of creating thoughts and feelings of happiness, peace and benevolence, which make me feel better – not worse.” How can I not worry when my body is unwell? Our response to pain can cause as much distress as the pain itself – so we need ...  Read more.

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The Courage to Change

David Cadman, Quaker, sustainability consultant and writer Most of us who read The Inner Wave live in a society that is driven by a very particular form of economy – one based upon rising consumption and endless growth. Although it is hardly ever challenged (least of all by those that govern ...  Read more.

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The Steps to Forgiveness

A Hostage’s experience Camilla Carr At a three day event for professionals from offender management, held at the Global Retreat Centre, Oxford, in October, an audience listened spellbound to a conversation with Camilla Carr, author of The Sky is Always There. Camilla and her partner, Jon ...  Read more.

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Values: the Unifying Factor

Ambassador Ragnar Ängeby I use meditation to give me strength and a clear mind. It helps me to stay in balance and not let ego interfere in my work. Whether you’re a peacemaker, mediator or whatever - you are a human being, a spiritual being, and must act as such. Most people find the ...  Read more.

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