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Finding Your True Power Within

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Stress is perpetually hindering progress. We need to constantly change and evolve. If we do not change, we stagnate. In this fast changing world,  it is essential that we keep moving forward, from time to time,  or we could say constantly. There are some major patterns which seem to be ruling our lives. It is a necessary requirement that the unhealthy patterns need to be discarded. It is an essential ingredient for changing your energy and shifting your consciousness. 

REAL SUCCESS

This pinnacle can only be reached through dramatic change. Stress is actually unhealthy energy.  We need to clear the old and unhealthy energy,  so that we make space for a newer vibration.

Two major types of release of energy are essential:

  • PHYSICAL:  This means mainly exercising the body so that you can release chronic tension.  Breathing deeply is one way,  massage also moves the energy and so does any kinds of muscle movement. 

  •  MENTAL:  Letting go of negative thoughts.  Emotional energy is dependent on thoughts. Mind sends signals to convey our beliefs. Negative self talk creates depression and fear and this in turn damages the personal energy field. 
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Allowing Life To Become A Blissful Adventure

blissfullife Allowing Life To Become A Blissful Adventure
Stress like all other things in life is truly controlled by universal laws of attraction. Of course it is our own belief system, that puts them into motion. As you put your self in harmony with the universal laws, you will actually feel the shift in your own energy. Consciousness and awareness also shift.  Most important of course is the shift in your own experience. 

CHANGE OF PERCEPTION

As you change your perception to a happier zone, you actually shift your personal energy. The bottom line of successful manifestation is the intention to create Joy in your life.  Life is then a blissful adventure. The process of continuously flowing energies,  creates a domino effect in terms of manifestation.  Being happier shifts your energy. This also moves what you attract in life. This goes to prove that ongoing manifestation is a result of our desire to create ongoing happiness. 

BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF

Question yourself, are you peaceful, joyous and happy by your own personal standards. Take a while to contemplate on your answer.  Be honest about it,  as your success hinges on your own answers. 
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Techniques To Create And Build A Joyful Life

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We all know and understand that belief is the thought in your mind. If you strongly, and with full faith believe in something you can make it happen. Do not believe in things that harm or hurt.  Believe in the power of the sub conscious to heal, inspire, strengthen and prosper. 

BELIEVE AND IT WILL HAPPEN

Lots of people feel frustrated when their desires are not met. If you are dwelling on obstacles, delays and difficulties,  then that is what you will be attracting. Your subconscious mind responds to your desires. You will be blocking your own good by attracting negative thoughts. Desire to do things in a positive way. 
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Creating A Conscious Balance

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Stress is actually the answer to all our fears and phobias. Once we learn to understand and conquer these fears, stress is definitely on the run to elimination. We have to realize that we have a Higher Self which is actually responsible for all the decisions in our lives. This vibrates at a higher frequency than our Physical Self.  It helps us to access all the information from the Universe. Creating a conscious balance between these two selves is what will give us the true answer. 

CONNECTION
The balance you create with your Higher Self and your Physical Self is what helps you to access all the information, power and resources you need, to create a joyous and happy space within. Working towards creating this balance, is what is inherently essential. 
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A Road To Success

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Success is a conscious creation. It comes, when we align with the universal laws on a personal level. It may seem like a co incidence, but it is actually a process of directly aligning with the flow of life. 

It is your own endeavor that will attract you, and connect you to your personal energy field, with the infinite realm of possibilities available to you. Your own self mastery will create a major shift in your consciousness, open newer pathways for you, and open your life to newer and higher truths leading to success. 
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Taming the “Monkey” Mind

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These days, life moves at a rapid pace and racing along with it is our tired, over-worked mind. With everything we have to do each day, we are constantly thinking and over-thinking. If we’re not thinking about what we need to accomplish for our day, we’re thinking about what we’re going to be doing tomorrow or what we wish we would have done differently yesterday.

This type of thinking is often referred to as the “monkey mind” and can be a huge contributor to the stress we experience in our lives.

Did you know that stress is the basic cause of 60% of all human illness and disease? 44% of stressed people lose sleep every night and a loss of sleep and sleep deprivation contributes to being deficient in performing simple daily tasks, among other ailments.

When the world doesn’t feel like it’s slowing down anytime soon, how do we address the spinning thoughts and stress created from our monkey minds each day?

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Focus on the Goals of Life: Happiness and True Joy

focus Focus on the Goals of Life: Happiness and True Joy
We realize that stress takes over in our lives because we feel we have not been able to live our dreams. All of us in our childhood grow up with certain desires. We could even call them our dreams. Over the years disillusionment sets in as in trying to cope with our daily lives, we have not been able to maintain a correct balance, and we allow life's challenges to undermine our confidence and hit us below the belt. 

But we need to realize that our whole life is in our own hands. We can turn the wheel in any which way we want. Since our goal in life is happiness and true joy,  we need to keep our focus on this very goal and move forward in life accordingly. 
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Creating Our Reality Every Moment That We Live

creatingreality Creating Our Reality Every Moment That We Live
The responsibility of leading a stress free life is totally our own. In order to turn our dreams to reality, we need to find what it will take for us to get there. We do know that it is completely up to us to realize and understand, that we need to change our fundamental way of thinking.

TRANSFORMATION

Transformation is not really a future event. It is actually the present activity that stimulates what is coming on.  
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Ego Puppy’s Tips to a Stress Free Holiday Season

egopuppy Ego Puppy’s Tips to a Stress Free Holiday Season

Happy Holidays!

Do those words cause you a bit of stress?

For some, the holidays bring on the extra pressure of gift giving and far too many activities. For others, the holidays bring feelings of loneliness and depression.

For you it could be the uncomfortable conversations with people you rarely see or maybe you’re just tired of the same old jokes, jabs and drama.

Whatever it is that causes you stress during the holidays, rest assured that lots of others feel the same way.

Take a breath. It’s ok!

Let’s start this holiday season off on the right foot. Instead of dreading what’s to come, enjoy the beauty of the season feeling relaxed and happy.

Here are 3 things you can do to get started:

Get to know your Ego Puppy

Imagine being the proud owner of a new puppy. It comes to you with all the needs of a new baby. It needs constant love, affection, attention and nourishment to reach its full potential.

And just like a new baby puppy, sometimes little Ego Puppy just doesn’t behave. He runs amok, destroying your possessions and piddles all over the floor!

Now imagine this little Ego Puppy is your own ego mind, running amok and causing problems for everyone.

And here’s something else to consider, everyone else in your family got a member of Ego Puppy’s litter at the same time.

Although unique in so many ways, all ego puppies have the same original configuration. They have all been born broadcasting their own brand of ego mind concepts, and need to be trained out of disruptive, disease causing confusion.

You can’t control the Ego Puppies each family member brings to the holiday gathering, but you can work on training your own.



Let’s get started.

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The Universe Law of Positive Energy

happystress The Universe Law of Positive Energy
We must realize that stress is created by our own negative thought patterns. We need to adopt the attitude of positive assumption. We have to understand that there is a law in the Universe of positive energy, which is attracting a positive result. On another note, we also need to realize that our life's attitudes are a result of our thought patterns.  We simply have to turn ourselves into natural self confident persons. This will naturally attract positive energies into our lives and give us only positive results. It is very easy to step into a stressful zone. Weakness is an inherent part of every individual 's thought process.  We have to create a conscious awareness in the opposite thought process. 

 POSITIVE EXPECTATION

I want to talk about how as conscious individuals we have the capacity to change our own thoughts, and consequentially our own reality.  Positive expectations means that we create a dynamic awareness, which turns our positive thoughts into a reality by producing a vibrant energy attracting Universal blessings. 
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Unsubscribe and Live Peacefully

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“Subscription” once referred mainly to printed magazines and newspapers (“Your subscription is about to expire—please renew”). Now it’s the backbone of online communication. If you ask a question or sign a petition online, you automatically get subscribed to a barrage of ongoing emails. Subscription has become a cyber activity, distanced from anything real or living. We don’t subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, life. It’s just there, always supporting us. We can, however, lose touch with the essential simplicity of life. We can get entrapped in excess minutia—like too many emails.

A few weeks ago, I reached critical overload with the number of non-personal emails flooding my inbox. Political and environmental groups, spiritual programs and teachers, doctors and alternative healthcare practitioners, bookstores and theaters, online businesses. What a waste of time just to delete them multiple times a day! I went through and unsubscribed from virtually everything except a few key ones. At the same time, I decided to cut back on social media, visiting only occasionally. It was a relief. I felt as if I had lifted the heavy weight of contemporary social busyness and distractions off my shoulders. At least one day a week now I don’t even turn on my computer or phone. Wow, what freedom!

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More Joy, Less Stress

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“It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.”  -Henry Ward Beecher


I've Been Thinking...


I can’t believe it’s December already. I mean, oh my gosh. How did that happen? I’m anxious already!


Most years, I find myself waking up a bit bummed on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. I wake up feeling a bit down. Why? Because it sinks in that my favorite holiday is over again. It’s also a day when my youngest son goes back to college, and when my other kids go back to their respective lives. Ugh.


When the anticipation and excitement of Thanksgiving are behind me, I know that it means the stress of Christmas is ahead of me. It stares me down in a way that makes me feel like I’m out of breath.


I know that I need to take a deep breath as I look ahead to December. I need to ask myself, “How can I do better at managing this time of year? How can I be less anxious? How can I be more centered in joy? How can I focus less on stuff and less on checking my list?” (I don’t just check it twice, by the way. I normally check it at least 500 times…)


I’ve come to realize that the stress and anxiety of the holidays are really of my own making (although all the ads don’t help). But, I can make a conscious choice to change how I handle it all.

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How To Stop Overthinking And Find Your Peace

findingspeace How To Stop Overthinking And Find Your Peace

“Control is the master addiction and trying to control the things that you cannot control only leads to a sense of powerlessness and helplessness.”

Modern life is hectic. We often feel pulled in several directions at the same time and end up feeling overwhelmed and unable to find peace in the chaos of our life. Listen to this episode to learn how to achieve deep, internal peace that will allow you to stay calm in the center of any storm.

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What to do when you're truly feeling overwhelmed

doingnothing What to do when you're truly feeling overwhelmed

When everything feels too much to handle, even with the best laid-out plans you’d feel like you don’t know what you’re doing. Everything seems to come at you all at once and you feel like that there’s not enough of anything to do everything—not enough time, not enough money, not enough support, and most especially not enough you. Desperate for help, perhaps from no one in particular, you ask, “How do I do this? What do I do?”

Most of the time, in the attempt to deal with everything, we spring into action even more. We reassess our plans, downsize our to-do lists, set our priorities, start to say ‘no,’ delegate tasks and manage our time as efficiently as we can. We enroll in a yoga class and start a meditation practice or do whatever we think would help take away the feeling of overwhelm only to realize that they are yet more items to add to our already endless list.

Worst of all, our mind goes on overdrive, stressed not only about what’s going on around us or what we have to do, but by the commentaries going on in our head: I can’t do all of this. I don’t have what it takes. What if I made a mistake? What if I fail? We want to prove to everybody that we can do it all hiding the fact that we are a mental and emotional mess.

Our lives are filled with obligations and must-do’s. To make matters worse, in our materially-driven world, we are pressured to be ‘productive’—which often translates to always doing something (even if it’s not productive). We don’t want to appear lazy or useless so, sometimes, we even make ourselves busy just to appear productive even if busy and productive are, in fact, two different things.

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Keep Calm and Carry On

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Honey, are you keeping up your meditation practice?” my husband gently inquired. “This is such a stressful time. I really think you should try to exercise and do some good meditations.”

Yeah, well, I’m using Insight Timer and doing a meditation for going to sleep every night,” I replied.

“I don’t think that’s enough,” he lovingly suggested.

I’ve been sleeping on the couch at my Dad’s apartment, hanging out with my sisters as we watch and wait for this beloved, elegant, and generous man to transition from this world. Today I realized that I was out of contact lenses. I drove home (a blessed 10 minutes) to replenish my supply.

Once home, I wrestled with the choice to either burrow under my covers in my cozy bed or get my butt on the elliptical trainer machine. Go down, ahh… Go up, ugh… Hearing my husband’s whisper in my head, from miles away out at sea, I stepped up on the elliptical trainer, put Donna Summer radio on my Pandora App, and let my feet follow the beat. I am so fricking out of shape; I stayed between level one and level three, working up a sweat for 20 minutes. Then I walked on the treadmill for 10 minutes. After stretching and doing a little yoga, I chose a 20-minute guided meditation from Insight Timer called “Coping with Grief’s Difficult Emotions,” led by Heather Stang.

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Is Our Stress A Lack of Faith In Our Own Abilities?

changinglenses Is Our Stress A Lack of Faith In Our Own Abilities?
Why are we stressed? Isn't it a lack of faith in our own abilities? We could even say, it's a lack of self confidence within our own selves. When we talk of personal success, the first, and foremost thought we focus on is self confidence. People don't succeed many a time in life because of their lack of personal faith within their own selves.  

HOW DO YOU SEE YOURSELF

It is only when this lack of belief is there, that people start building stress within themselves. If you believe that you are worthy and able, you will have a confident air about you.You basically need to change your attitude from negative to positive, as it is the attitude which will determine your personal power. 
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Why are we stressed, is quite a vital question. Is it perhaps just another way of saying " Why aren't we happy "

happiness Why are we stressed, is quite a vital question. Is it perhaps just another way of saying " Why aren't we happy "
Happiness is the ultimate goal of every human being.  We are constantly striving, in some manner or the other to be happy, but although it is,  an easy target to achieve,  we are constantly in the throes of one or the other unhappy situation. We must begin to understand,  that it is completely in our hands, on a conscious level , that happiness is our goal, and that is is completely our responsibility, to watch ourselves getting there. 

INTEND TO BE HAPPY
You need to experience life from a positive perspective. We must keep positive qualities on the top, on a priority basis. 

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A Constant Process

beinghappy A constant Process
The responsibility of keeping ourselves happy,  is totally our own.  Every individual is completely responsible for his or her own happiness. Each one of us is capable of making our dreams a reality. It is up to us to harness the forces into play for ourselves. This will require a dramatic change of behavior in the way you do things and even in your thinking process. You have to be ready for it. You need to understand that you will be doing this,  because you will have to change the fundamental essence within you. 

BRINGING IN CHANGE
People invariably reach a point in their lives,  where they feel the necessity to change,  as their lives seem to be stagnant and meaningless. They stop feeling the essential joy of "Being Alive", which is the inherent nature of every human being. We keep putting it off since change scares us. We are so comfortably settled,  in our own comfort zone, that moving away from that zone seems unnatural to us. But we need to realize that we have to do it. Sitting in the same situation will only keep generating more and more stress due to a stagnant invariable. 

How can we have a passive approach to an active expectation?
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Let Go of Anxiety and Regain Your Freedom

freedomof-lettinggo Let Go of Anxiety and Regain Your Freedom

When life falls apart, or threatens to come unglued, it seems almost natural to carry around some desperate, stressed, or depressed emotional state. But why cling to something that makes us ache? The answer is surprising, but evident, once we’re aware of what’s actually taking place within us.

Negative states tell us that we must feel as we do.

In some strange and unseen way, the weight of a dark worry serves as proof that we have “no option” other than to buckle beneath it . . . to fall down, feel betrayed, or prepare for a fight.

Real life can no more act to pull us down than the rising sun can burden the spring flowers that wait to bathe in its nourishing light.

No event, in itself, is the cause of the fear we feel in the moment of its appearance. William Shakespeare, whose insights into the workings of the human mind still remain treasures in spite of passing time, validates this important finding: “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

The same wisdom holds true when it comes to the moments that make up our lives: we meet in events nothing more or less than the wealth of possibilities they present before us.

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Shed the Old and Embrace the New.

womanwalkingsunset Shed the Old and Embrace the New.
The way energy works, opens your eyes to a whole new world of possibilities, which we are never really quite aware of. This is a very liberating thought, as it keeps you at the helm of affairs, by giving you control of your own destiny.

EMPOWERING
Since energy understood at a conscious level, allows you to determine, the direction of your destiny, you can allow yourself to be totally convinced of your own power.  We need to understand that energy can be moved, and this is only possible through change, which is only possible through changing our thought process. This also goes to tell us that our stress levels are completely under our control and need to be dealt with accordingly.

CREATING A DESTINY
This statement in itself, shows us the way. In order to create a new life, a new destiny, we need to make a concious change within our own selves.

Shed the old and embrace the new.
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