Expectations

Who does not have expectations? It is one of the many different yogic ways to try to achieve bliss, not having expectations because you cannot be disappointed. Swami Ji talks about a realistic view on life and the expectations that you may have naturally on you...

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Children at Lunch
Yesterday I wrote about the different ideas that people have of life and I mentioned that you cannot live according to the expectations of your parents. I have heard of many people that these expectations can be really high and that they suffer from the effect from... Read More

Tags: Children , Expectations , Parenting

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Children at Lunch
Yesterday I explained why I think parents should not tell their children how much they had done for them as if they expected something back from their children in return. This kind of expectation would not be right. That is however not only the case with the relati... Read More

Tags: Charity , Expectations , Help

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Friends Playing
There is a general rule: don’t keep expectations, then you won’t be disappointed. While I usually also recommend living with as little expectations as possible, there are some expectations that you cannot get rid of and some expectations which are also ... Read More

Tags: Expectations , Family , Friends , Relationships , Feelings , Disappointment

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Yoga Class with Friends
Are friends those people whom you love without expectations? Of course, friendship means there is no expectation. This is like a golden rule. I have said and written this over and over again myself. However sometimes and with certain experiences I think ‘... Read More

Tags: Emotions , Expectations , Friends , Love , Mind , Disappointment , Closeness , Experience , Expression , Heart , Pressure , Rules , Sensitivity

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Swami Ji and Friends in Wiesbaden
I have told you about the man in the park and told you that I found him very honest. I have also written already about the way how people often talk in the US and how they exaggerate. It is often funny, probably one of the first things that you may notice when you ... Read More

Tags: Expectations , Relationships , Feelings , Honesty , America

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