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The Power of Being Present and Steps to Achieve It

We’ve all heard by now that multitasking at work leads to reduced productivity, so is it possible to stay present and mindful while I’m doing work? First, let’s lightly touch on why meditation is important. It helps to improve concentration and focus, amongst many other benefits. When you begin meditating your brain matter actually changes. The benefits of meditation have...

Panthic Report | Ep 26 Week of Dec 6 2018

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WSO Afghan Refugees in Canada, Free Jaggi movement | Ep 26 Week of Dec 6 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/wso-afghan-refugees-in-canada-free-jaggi-movement-ep-26-week-of-dec-6-2018?in=mysimran/sets/panthic-report Summary of podcast: Interview with World Sikh Organizations Balpreet Singh on the approval of the resettlement of Afghan Sikh and Hindu refugees to Canada, who have fled Afghanistan due to religious persecution. The free Jaggi Movement made strides this week. In order to get a meeting with...

Panthic Report | Ep 27 Week of Dec 13 2018

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PM Trudeau's security report of India trip, Columbia U's Sikh adviser | Ep 27 Week of Dec 13 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/pm-trudeaus-security-report-of-india-trip-ep-27 Summary of podcast: Early last week a special security report by the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to India earlier this year was released. It raised many troubling questions about foreign interference, particularly with...

Panthic Report | Ep 25 Week of Nov 29th 2018

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Kelowna Sikh temple vandalized, GMG Gurdwaras Bandhi Choor event | Ep 25 Week of Nov 29 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/kelowna-sikh-temple-vandalized-gmg-gurdwaras-bandhi-choor-event-ep-25-week-of-nov-29-2018 Summary of podcast: Kelowna Sikh gurdwara was vandalized last week - the community has kept a positive attitude. Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwaras discovers the bandhi chhor event was a huge success and Panthic Report looks into why. Gurbir Singh Grewals podcast with We Are Sikhs where...

Panthic Report | Ep. 24 Week of Nov 22 2018

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Interview with Serene Singh, NKJ UK diwans, Tiger worldwide release | Ep. 24 Week of Nov 22 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/interview-with-serene-singh-nkj-uk-diwans-tiger-worldwide-release-ep-24 Summary of podcast: Interview with Sikh American Rhode Scholar Serene Singh - we spoke about Sikhi in day to day life, where she gets her strength from, and sewa. Nirvair Khalsa Jatha’s (NKJ) Harinder Singh announced that all of its programs have been canceled...

Don’t gossip at work … or anywhere!

“Hey, did you hear about Jack in Sales? They’re saying he might get fired for stealing office supplies”! If you’ve ever worked in a setting with colleagues you’re quite familiar with provocations like these. Office gossip seems to invade your space at every turn. Whether in email, chat, a private Slack channel or in hushed tones in a conference room, there seems...

Panthic Report | Ep. 23 Week of Nov 15 2018

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Meditation benefits with Concept 1 Learning | Tiger movie interview | Ep. 23 Week of Nov 15 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/meditation-benefits-with-concept-1-learning-tiger-movie-interview-ep-23-week-of-nov-15-2018 Summary of podcast: Interview with founder of Concept 1 Learning, Rosey Kaur, on the benefits of meditation in the classroom and work environment. Pardeep Singh Nagra's interview with City News about the upcoming hollywood film Tiger Based on his life story. Smethwick's Sikh soldier statue...

Panthic Report – November 8th 2018

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Jewish synagogue shooting | Smethwick WW1 Sikh soldier statue https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/jewish-synagogue-shooting-ep22 On Oct. 27, a gunman entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people and injuring six more. This week - On Monday November 5th Muskegon, Michigan Community College's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies held a healing and solidarity gathering that brought people from all different religions together...

Panthic Report – November 2nd 2018

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United Sikhs relief in Indonesia interview, 1984 proposed remebrance day | Ep. 21 Week of Nov 1 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/united-sikhs-relief-in-indonesia-interview-1984-proposed-remebrance-day-ep-21-week-of-nov-1-2018 On the podcast we have Gurvinder Singh a sewadar from the United Sikhs who has been involved in the planning and action of this campaign since day one. Following a series of natural disasters, including several high-magnitude earthquakes, a tsunami, and volcanic eruption,...

Panthic Report – October 25th 2018

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Panthic Report - Nishkam SWAT sewa team UK | Afghan Sikhs seek recognition in elections | Ep. 20 Week of Oct 25 2018 https://soundcloud.com/mysimran/nishkam-swat-team-uk-ep-20 Randeep Lall is the founder of Nishkam SWAT (the Sikh Welfare and Awareness Team), which has a mission to feed the growing homeless population in the capital and beyond. The SWAT operation is not a standard soup...