All posts in "Faith and Spirituality"

#PeacefulMondays: How to find your gold

By Maya Mathias / November 27, 2017

This marks the 13th #PeacefulMondays note from me to you. Time flies! When I began penning these weekly notes, I was open to the places they would take me, and to the myriad words they would hold. Life can be mundane, routine and even painful at times. But it can also be fun, free and […]


Manifesto for the Star In Your Soul

By Maya Mathias / August 23, 2017

I’m thrilled to launch my “Star In Your Soul” manifesto. Is it just me, or have the last couple of years been filled with one (okay, more like 10) too many globally-renowned icons passing? It’s sad enough when luminaries like Nelson Mandela and Maya Angelou leave us after a full and ripe life. But when […]


Fight, Flee or Fold? Here’s The Best Way to Thrive After Jan 20th

By Maya Mathias / January 20, 2017

This article is part of our Election 2016 Anthology. It’s Thursday Jan 19th 2017. In less than 12 hours, the Oval Office will change hands from President Barack Obama to President Donald J Trump. There’s hope and change in the air for some Americans, despair and defeatism for others. When I emailed an invitation to […]


Why My Thanksgiving Heart Beats True

By Maya Mathias / November 24, 2016

This article is part of our Election 2016 Anthology. For a moment in time, we were very, very grateful. After life journeys that began on 2 separate continents, we had miraculously found each other. Battle-scarred from the pressures of 21st-Century corporate America, our hearts, minds and souls still found an uplifting foundation for a loving […]


Dear Undecided Voter: You’re Struggling Because You Care

By Maya Mathias / October 27, 2016

This article is part of our Election 2016 Anthology. Dear undecided voter, I see you. Not in a creepy, stalker-ish way, but in an intuitive, I-feel-your-struggle way. I see the journey you’ve been on since this election season began, because I’ve walked it with you. I’ve watched you express your ambivalence on TV news shows, […]


[VIDEO] Weekend Wisdom LIVE Ep4: This Land Is my Land…or Is it?

By Maya Mathias / September 10, 2016

This week on the US presidential election campaign trail, it’s been all about National Security and Foreign Policy, about defending our land from foreign incursions. There’s lots to say and write about these complex matters, especially as America marks the 15th anniversary of 9/11 this weekend. But another equally important story has been bubbling up […]


Khizr Khan and the (Forgotten?) Promise of America

By Maya Mathias / August 4, 2016

This article is part of our Election 2016 Countdown Anthology. There’s a unique thrill about stepping on American soil for the first time. Whether you’re a tourist, business visitor or new immigrant, the mystique and allure of the American ideal fills your mind with thoughts of freedom-filled adventures. The endless parade of Hollywood blockbusters etches […]


How the Third Metric Brought Me Unconditional Love

By Maya Mathias / April 18, 2014

Arianna Huffington’s Thrive book launch happened at the perfect moment. I’d been coming back to my center after a devastating life event, and the themes in Thrive mirror my seven-year journey to live the Third Metric. Through it all, I’ve come to experience the wonder of unconditional love and to celebrate the truth that we’re […]

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