Silence The Ego

  “Ego says, Once everything falls into place, I will find peace. Spirit says, Find peace and everything will fall into place.” The ego is a master manipulator. It convinces one to listen to the mind, but fails to produce anything beyond temporary results. It relies on the human need for instant gratification and feeds…

Patience

In a society filled with smartphones, social media, instant news, and 500 horsepower, it is easy for one to expect things to be fast. Don’t get me wrong, speed is great. It allows us to have more time for more activities, family, hobbies, and friends. However, not everything is fast. Not everything needs to be…

Do You Truly Know How to Love Yourself?

by Louise Hay I am not a healer. I do not heal anyone. I think of myself as a stepping stone on a pathway of self-discovery. I create a space where people can learn how incredibly wonderful they are by teaching them to love themselves. After years of individual counseling with clients and conducting hundreds…

How to Appreciate This Moment We’ve Been Waiting For

by Leo Babauta If this is the most important moment of your life, some ways you could appreciate it: Stop right now and notice what is right in front of you. Find a way to be grateful for this particular moment. If you are looking forward to something in the future (or anticipating anything in…

What is Mirror Work?

by Louise Hay Mirror work is the most effective method I’ve found for learning to love yourself and see the world as a safe and loving place. I have been teaching people how to do mirror work for as long as I have been teaching affirmations. And what are affirmations? Put simply, whatever we say or think is an affirmation. All of your self-talk, the dialogue in your…

Creation Flexes The Imagination 

Be sure to exercise your creativity on a regular basis. Create something, anything. This creation can take the form of a blog, book, painting, pottery, lesson plan, workout program, recipe, voice memo, or even a daydream.  Creation flexes the imagination.  As we create, we stimulate the growth of our imagination. Our imagination can be a…

The Beauty of Spending More Time Alone With Yourself

by Luminita “Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up.” ~ Pearl Buck You know what I realized? That even though so many people don’t enjoy spending time alone with themselves, and even though so many people are willing to do whatever…

How to Train Yourself to Stay Focused

BY LEO BABAUTA It’s a common problem these days: switching between browser tabs and apps on your phone, checking social media and messages and email, thinking about the million things you have to do but putting them off … Anything but staying focused on one task at a time. And it’s hard to break out…

Be A Good Person

  Please, remember to be a good person. When the world tests your patience, When circumstances are not in your favor, When people take advantage of you, Please, remember to be a good person.   When you receive a promotion, When you become wealthy, When you feel invincible, Please, remember to be a good person….

Psychic Abilities

  I know there are a number of people who have psychic abilities, whether they are open or close. I am curious if any of my readers believe they have one or more of the abilities listed below. If so, let me know! I would love to know more about the experiences you have with…

Forgiveness 

by Louise Hay You can never be free of bitterness as long as you continue to think unforgiving thoughts. How can you be happy in this moment if you continue to choose to be angry and resentful? Thoughts of bitterness can’t create joy. No matter how justified you feel you are, no matter what “they”…

Three Practices for the Overwhelmed, Stressed, Anxious

BY LEO BABAUTA Many of us feel overwhelmed by all we need to do, and it can be downright stressful. I’d like to share three practices to take you from overwhelmed to just whelmed. You can’t eliminate stress, anxiety or the feeling of being overwhelmed from your life, nor would you want to. However, you…