FISU Meditation News - what´s happening in our Spiritual Family or Community around the world


Confidence – FISU Meditation´s Coverage in The Sun Newspaper Today, 28th July 2015

1 Comment
The Sun Newspaper on Confidence

It´s the third time this year that one of our meditators has been featured in the UK´s largest circulation daily newspaper, “The Sun”. Jyotish is featured here in a major feature on Confidence in the “Me” section of the newspaper.

The article reads:

‘It helped me find who I really am’

Restaurant manager Jyotlsh Dimitriou, took up meditation five years ago to help him cope with his low confidence. Jyotish, 31, from Camden, North London, reckons it changed his life. He says:

“My father died when I was eight and I felt I had to fill his shoes. I always felt I was never good enough, which damaged my self-esteem and confidence. I didn’t have the courage to voice my views and felt like my efforts were never good enough.

A friend suggested I look into meditation and explained it helps you connect with yourself and unleash your potential, which in turn boosts confidence.
I booked a three-month course with FISU Meditation ( which taught me all the techniques I needed to be able to get the most out of it.
It worked – it helped me discover who I really am and gave me courage. I still meditate twice a day. It helps me clear my head and stay connected to myself.

As a result of doing it, I am not afraid to have opinions and don’t feel like I don’t meet people’s expectations.

Now, my newfound confidence has helped me get promoted at work. I’ve also done much more travelling. I wish I’d discovered it sooner.”

Polls about Confidence

Recent polls about confidence state:
78% of women say they rarely feel confident
62% blame problems with self-esteem on their looks
43% say having a toned and healthy body makes them feel better
57% boost confidence by spending time with family and friends
45% say a lack of self-esteem has left them feeling depressed
(Source: The Sun Newspaper)

Meditation unfolds Self-Esteem & Confidence

Jyotish´s experience is common amongst meditators. Many who have said that meditation has transformed their lives and part of that process is increased self-esteem, which leads to being more confident.


  1. Sarah Webber

    I really enjoyed reading this article and can identify with some of Jyotish’s feelings. Thank you Jyotish for your honesty and openness.

Post a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Choose a course and locate your nearest teaching centre

Our Meditation Courses run most weeks of the year, and there could be a teaching centre in your location. View our non-residential and residential courses and then locate your nearest teaching centre

Find a course

A unique system of individually prescribed meditation

The world's only individually prescribed meditation system. Your personal transformation is expedited as your will receive a unique set of individually prescribed meditation, mindful and spiritual practices

Read More


  • As a regular meditator becoming irregular in practising - the first thing we lose is tranquillity, followed closel…

  • A true Guru - Avatar - Gururaj Ananda Yogi
    This is a great read - please see the full article here:…

  • We are not taught to observe our thoughts but to follow them.
    Meditation gives us objectivity where we observe wit…

Follow Us on Twitter


The custom template events-feed can not be found View all Events