The Pursuit of Happiness

Letter from the Founders – Rainbow Connection 2022 Issue One By Yen-Lu Chow Welcome to Issue One 2022 of Rainbow Connection. Time waits for no one. It’s nearly 13 years since we lost our dear son to suicide – on October 22, 2009. He was 26 years old. It was parent’s worst nightmare – and […]

Self-Discovery Activities

If you are waking up in the morning and finding it increasingly hard to get your day started, something is not right. At the very CORE of your being, you are UNHAPPY: It may be that you and your current life are INCOMPATIBLE! If this is the case, you need to return to your authentic self — the […]

Cognitive Restructuring

Understanding Negative Thinking Depressed people engage in negative thinking: they tend to perceive themselves, others, and life circumstances, in a negative light. As a result, they respond poorly to life situations, thus perpetuating a vicious circle of doing poorly, feeling lousy about themselves, and succumbing to depression. Aaron Beck, the founder of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, has […]

Life-Coping Skills

According to research, our ability to cope with challenging life situations is learned. There are many things we can do to help us to improve in our ability to rise to challenges and overcome our obstacles without feeling overwhelmed. To cope with your life effectively, you need to know how to Manage your Stress & Problem-Solve. Managing Stress […]

Relating Skills

An important way of cultivating positive and nurturing relationships with others is to develop strong skills of social interaction: Knowing how to communicate your ideas and feelings true to your intent; and Being a good listener: listening with an open mind, without judgment, criticism, or interruption. Here are a few tips for you to consider: […]

Advanced Meditation Exercises

The meditation exercises described in this section are advanced. They will challenge you to: Delve into your inner being and see yourself in a different light; Examine yourself in relationship with the Universe; Recognize the interdependence of everything in this Universe including yourself; and Aid in your self-transformation and the discovery of your purpose and […]

Guide To Meditation

Basic Tips and Exercises Two Basic Tips for Practicing Meditation1. Breathing Breathing is an activity that we have been doing since the moment we were born. As we go about our busy lives, we take our breathing for granted. What we don’t realize is that as we become more and more consumed by our busy […]

‘Reprogram My Mind’ Activities

Welcome to ‘Reprogram My Mind’ — a series of activities to uproot the origins of your automatic negative thoughts that haunt your mind. As you look at yourself and your life with new eyes of renewed self-love and confidence, we will also highlight the steps that you can take to metamorphose into a person with […]