35 ways in which AOL has changed my life by Juhi Munjal


  1. Art of Living took away my regrets of the past and my anxieties of the future, and helped me remain fixated in the present, thereby making me lighter and happier
  2. Art of Living taught me how to ‘live’ by teaching me how to breathe correctly.
  3. Art of Living instilled a continued and impartial sense of belonging, made me connect with people irrespective of any pre-conceived notions and biases.
  4. Art of Living made me conscious and aware of my ecology, my environment, our lovely nature and taught me to value everything in it true form
  5. After doing the Art of Living program, I became more tolerant and accepting of situations and people, while cutting down on frustration
  6. Art of Living made simple rituals like morning prayers, navratri homas and mantra chanting so enchanting. I can now enjoy the subtle and energizing vibrations of chanting and prayers.
  7. I discovered an undying zeal for life – irrespective of highs and lows. It made me understand that life is not to be lived in theories and expectations, but in faith and gratitude.
  8. Art of Living has taught me how to be grateful for every moment of my life. Events come and go, but I’m strong enough to maintain my sense of balance and equanimity now
  9. Art of Living has definitely made me more creative. From craftwork to Powerpoint presentations, I am more creative in my expression and communication
  10. I have started understanding myself more, and introspecting on my habits and patterns. I engage in useful monologues with myself that help me find important answers about myself and my life
  11. After meeting the man behind this great organization, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, I started finding love and beauty in almost everything – a blooming flower, the rising sun, an innocent child’s laughter.
  12. Art of Living gave me a sense of purpose and a goal to live for in life. It brought depth and quality to my thoughts and actions
  13. Art of Living got me hooked to a healthy way of life, with practices like yoga and breathing techniques
  14. With regular practice of the Sudarshan Kriya, taught by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, I experienced greater clarity in thought, sincerity in action and purity in heart.
  15. I now feel I give 100% to every moment — be it attending an office party or sitting in a melodious satsang on a Sunday.I enjoy the best of both the worlds
  16. Art of Living has made my anger very expensive and smile cheaper. My emotion budgeting in life has improved considerably
  17. AOL gave me a family outside a family.I found friends and well wishers who are tied to me by mentality, mindset, thought and belief. I feel fortunate that I found people who understand both my words and my silence
  18. Art of Living made me accept my life’s current circumstances as God’s gifts.
  19. I found myself getting more comfortable in my skin and love myself for who I am.
  20. Art of Living made me reject the junk food, I am able to just look at some foods and know whether my system needs them or not
  21. With Art of Living, I blossomed into a dependable professional, friend, daughter and citizen.
  22. With Art of Living, I learnt how to cope with fear and banish it as a deterrent emotion
  23. I learnt how to silence my inner noise and get more intuitive
  24. I learnt how to speak the truth, whilst not hurting the listener
  25. I learnt how to work together with people
  26. I learnt how to smile in the middle of total chaos
  27. I have learnt how to be disciplined
  28. I learnt the skill of efficiency, with time management and multi-tasking
  29. I understood the true meaning of patriotism and tolerance
  30. I found a joy higher than the walls of marriage, job, children and money
  31. I started valuing all my relationships even more
  32. I understood that life is like a moving river
  33. My interpersonal skills improved considerably
  34. I felt more confident and alert
  35. I said goodbye to my old ignorant self


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One Response to 35 ways in which AOL has changed my life by Juhi Munjal

  1. Shalini Lachmandas says:

    I totally agree with all of the above . Aol has changed me too in so many ways . I definitely laugh a lot now and am truly happy . I am so grateful to my teacher Dushyant , my Guru Sri Sri and to God above all . I am blessed! Thank you !

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