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Is there now, or has there been, a person or two in your life that you have difficulty in maintaining a civil relationship with at times? It may be your spouse or lover; it may be a friend or a superior at work. We usually say “I have a love-hate relationship with this person.” Fight more »

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When it is all said and done, do you feel like you stay on an even keel emotionally most of the time? Here is a story about how easy it is to lose one’s emotional balance. Recently, I was coming home from an evening business meeting in Tokyo. I walked a block, and like all more »

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At every moment in time your subconscious mind speaks to you through your body, in a language that is as refined, systematic, and complete as your verbal language. This “somatic” language that your body communicates in forms the basis of the non-cognitive wisdom known as sixth sense, intuition, or “somatic intelligence.” Becoming fluent in somatic more »

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10 Ways to Reclaim Your Self-Esteem

 by Michelle L. Casto
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The way you feel about yourself impacts how and why you do everything in life. If you feel good about who you are, then what you do will be an outside reflection of your innermost thoughts and feelings. Contrary to popular belief, self-esteem is not something anyone or any accomplishment can give you. Just because more »

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Life shouldn’t be so complicated. Have you ever wondered why it is? Have you ever thought; “why can’t I figure this out?” Have you ever said; “I don’t have an attitude problem, you have a perception problem?” Why are our lives so complicated? And Even My Reality Check Bounced! I think living is a lot more »

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5 Hypnosis Myths Exploded

 by Mark Tyrrell
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5 Hypnosis Myths Exploded OVER the years, hypnosis has picked up all sorts of weird associations from stage hypnotists, the media and superstition. This is a great shame, because in reality, hypnosis is your single most effective tool for change. Hypnosis is your birthright, and you should know how to use it so it doesn’t more »

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7 Ways to Soothe your Shyness Shy people instinctively know that they are missing out. Shyness equals lost opportunities, less pleasure and fewer social connections. Shyness can be crippling but there are tried and tested ways to make it a thing of the past. When I was fifteen I was shy. I recall an attractive more »

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When we find spirituality, or it finds us, the experience feels surreal. We begin to feel like we’re walking on a tightrope between two different worlds. We become ungrounded and loose touch with the physical side of life. When our spiritual mission becomes clear, it is even truer. Learning to breathe and to walk between more »

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A Donkey, A Rooster, And A Lamp

 by Author Unknown
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Rabbi Moshe took a trip to a strange land. He took a donkey, a rooster, and a lamp. Since he was a Jew, he was refused hospitality in the village inns, so he decided to sleep in the woods. He lit his lamp to study the holy books before going to sleep, but a fierce more »

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A Prayer For Growing Old

 by Author Unknown
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Lord, thou knowest better than I know myself that I am growing older and will someday be old. Keep me from getting talkative, and particularly from the fatal habit of thinking I must say something on every subject. Release me from the craving to straighten out everybody else’s affairs. Make me thoughtful, but not moody; more »

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A Small Piece Of Carpet

 by Charlie Badenhop
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Have you ever noticed how the way you feel about yourself sometimes depends on whether or not you get confirmation of your value from others? When you enter into challenging situations with a positive self identity you will discover that you are living your life with a greater sense of enjoyment and fulfillment. I have more »

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ABC

 by Will Nesbitt
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In thought, Always Be Conscious. In relationships, Always Be Caring. In life, Always Be Creative. To yourself, Always Be Committed. In your own skin, Always Be Comfortable. In speaking of others, Always Be Cautious. In dealing with others, Always Be Considerate. In love, Always Be Consistent. This all becomes easier when you choose to Always more »

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About Love – Conflict

 by Greg Gourdian
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However much we may love someone we may sometimes find ourselves in serious conflict with them. One of the most common areas of conflict is over money. Both partners must be willing to make sacrifices in how they spend money to try to make things work. When only one partner makes sacrifices things are heading more »

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About Love – Forgiving

 by Greg Gourdian
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What do we do when we hold things in our hearts which we feel badly about? How can we allow anyone to love us if we do not love ourselves? Love has many pitfalls and it is necessary for us to find peace within our hearts and to find love for ourselves before we can more »

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About Love – Letting Go

 by Greg Gourdian
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At times we face a terrible moment in our lives when we realize we must lose someone we love. Whether the one we love is leaving us temporarily to go to a new school or job, or we are breaking up from a relationship, or our loved one is dying or has passed on, it more »

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You may be familiar with the term unconditional love, but have you learned to practice this powerful concept? Unconditional love is a transformational gift that empowers us and those whom we love to become the best that we can be. It is fundamental to our happiness and wellbeing to learn how to love ourselves and more »

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Emotions are controlled by a combination of reason and action. Man is the only member of the animal kingdom that can control the emotions he experiences on a day to day basis. But, in the negative antagonistic environment we live in, you will need a good healthy dose of something to turn your water into more »

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Abundance and Opulence is a Universal and Spiritual Law. However, how can one experience Abundance if he or she can’t see it? The greatest gift given to us is our ability to imagine. We imagine many detrimental things throughout the day. We imagine what we will say to our boss if he gets on our more »

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Always Be Courteous

 by Unknown
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I ran into a stranger as he passed by, “Oh excuse me please” was my reply. He said, “Please excuse me too; I wasn’t watching for you.” We were very polite, this stranger and I. We went on our way and we said good-bye. But at home a different story is told, How we treat more »

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Appreciation

 by Dawn Yerger
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What is true appreciation? Most of the time we think of it as saying “thank you, thank you, thank you” over and over to a person. There’s nothing wrong with saying thank you to someone, but true appreciation is deeper than that. Dictionary.com gives the definition of appreciation as “the act of estimating the qualities more »

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It is surprising how many writers, psychologists, or scientists have made it their life’s work focusing on the gender differences. In our male-dominated society it is no coincidence that men have undertaken the bulk of this work. They made an effort to help men and women get along, but deep down the sexes are much more »

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Are You Fit To Date?

 by Allie Ochs
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Anybody can find a date. If you have a computer, you’ve got a date. You know how it works: sign up, write a profile and the highway to passion is yours. Once set up, the system should work like a charm. Someone should respond and viola, you’ve got a date. In the real world we more »

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Are You Fit To Love?

 by Allie Ochs
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is the most important question you’ll ever ask yourself. Let’s face it, our relationships are extremely important. Yet, often they are the cause of pain and struggle. Single or not, societal standards convince us that we can have it all. Much of the available relationship advice compels us to go after everything we want. Sadly, more »

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Are You Glowing?

 by Daree Allen
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I’ve got a glow to me, and it’s not just my complexion. It’s not from a tan, and I’m not wearing bronzer. I’m not pregnant and I’m not in love. It’s not any of the typical reasons that people assume when they notice something a little special about you. Can you guess why I’m glowing? more »

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Are You Living?

 by Ramesh Kumar Thiagarajan
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Disclaimer: All the thoughts expressed are my views only! Your perception might differ… 1. I don’t have time to balance my work and life? 2. Still I don’t get to manage my time well? what do I do? 3. Am I sleep walking through my life? 4. I feel like a failure? 5. I feel more »

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Be a Star in Your Own Life

 by Catherine Franz
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Do you have the charactertics to be star in their own life? What characteristics below do you have or don’t have already? Give each item a rating from 1 to 10 with 10 being you have this charactertics 100%. 1. Believe anything is possible. The universe is your oasis, see everything as vast within a more »

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Be That Miracle

 by Catherine Franz
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You are a human being, right? You also believe you are either male or female, right? You also have other roles you play in your life, like mother, father, brother, sister, employee, employer, boss, manager, in-law — and the list, I’m sure, goes on. But have you ever thought of yourself as a miracle. Not more »

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She was not beautiful. Nothing about her was extraordinary. Nothing about her made her stand out in a crowd. She grew up in a family of six. The eldest, she learnt responsibility at an early age. As she grew stronger, and brighter, She instilled a sort of light cheer to whomever she met. She was more »

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I am not enlightened, and yet, I am no longer “normal.” Since you are reading this, I suspect you probably feel the same. Somewhere between the normal, Solid level of consciousness and the transparent, Ethereal level of enlightenment, lies a very fluid, Liquid level of awareness. Just ahead lies a beautiful glen, a large clearing more »

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A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one would more »

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One of the key models for goal achievement is that of cause and effect. This model says that your goal is an effect to be achieved, and your task is to identify and then create the cause that will produce the desired effect, thereby achieving your goal. Sounds simple enough, right? However, the main problem more »

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Language, whether it’s emerging from our mind, our heart, or our lips, says a lot about ourselves. It tells others what state we’re in at the time, actually where we are in our life, as well as how we dress our self, our body and our soul. It also tells us what we will do more »

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Conscience

 by Dr. Randy Wysong
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When I was a child my parents told me what was right and wrong, school had its rules and church had its ¬¬sins. To be a good boy, all I needed to do was obey all the do’s and don’ts. If I did, I was led to believe I was following my conscience. This view more »

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Consider The Ant

 by Author Unknown
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“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.” – Proverbs 6:6 One morning I wasted nearly an hour watching a tiny ant carry a huge feather across my back terrace. Several times it was confronted by obstacles in its path and after a momentary pause it would make the necessary detour. more »

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Consulting Your Soul

 by Wayne Dyer
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Recently I approached a traffic light where a man stood in shabby clothes with a three-legged dog by his side. As I waited for the light to change I looked at this scene with compassion and felt an urge to contribute something. The sign he was carrying indicated that he was homeless. The people in more »

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Control Of Your Heart

 by Terri McPherson
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A wise and understanding heart does not repay a hurt with a hurt. In doing so, the heart is diminished. Fissures form. Love leaks out. Every pain given in return for one received, changes the contents of the heart. It is no longer defined by love, wisdom and understanding. It is redefined by the bearers more »

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Dealing with Difficult People

 by Steve Pavlina
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How do you deal with difficult, irrational, or abusive people, especially those in positions of authority who have some degree of control over your life? I’ve never met a totally rational human being. Our ability to store and process information is far too imperfect for that. But our emotions are a shortcut. The book Emotional more »

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Are you ignoring the backstabbing and drama in your office? Do you walk away from conflict instead of facing it? Are you afraid to look at your sales report for the last quarter? Perhaps your staff is on the Drama Triangle. What’s worse, you are also on it but you just don’t know it. The more »

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Desire

 by Author Unknown
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An emperor was coming out of his palace for his morning walk when he met a beggar. He asked the beggar, “What do you want?” The beggar laughed and said, “You are asking me as though you can fulfill my desire!” The king was offended. He said, “Of course I can fulfill your desire. What more »

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Virtually everyone will admit they want a spiritual life; for starters this just sounds like something that one should have! But probe a bit deeper and by default, in stages, you will hear various declarations that run the gamut from a belief in some incarnation as a source of their salvation, to the belief that more »

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Dirty Laundry

 by Author Unknown
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A young couple moves into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the young woman sees her neighbor hanging the wash outside. “That laundry is not very clean”, she said. “She doesn’t know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she needs better laundry soap.” Her husband looked on, but remained silent. Every more »

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Disciplehood

 by Author Unknown
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When the great Sufi mystic, Hasan, was dying, somebody asked “Hasan, who was your master?” He said, “I had thousands of masters. If I just relate their names it will take months, years and it is too late. But three masters I will certainly tell you about. One was a thief. Once I got lost more »

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Don’t

 by Author Unknown
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Don’t think that no ones loved you, because they’ve turned away. Don’t feel they didn’t care for you, because they couldn’t stay. Don’t damn the world for not returning the love you feel you’ve given. Don’t hate the one that you were yearning for, because he couldn’t make a commitment. Just think of him as more »

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What if you currently live a very comfortable lifestyle and you have a lot of assets? How can you justify running off to do what truly makes you happy if it might put all your current assets at risk? Here’s my take on this… To abandon a comfortable lifestyle that isn’t deeply fulfilling is to more »

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We wake up in a cold sweat from a nightmarish dream of our demise and wonder whether we have just been warned. Or we linger in a dream that is gratifying a primal but unfulfilled desire in our life for happiness or success until we can remain within the dream no longer and we must more »

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Emptying Your Cup

 by Author Unknown
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A university professor went to visit a famous Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked about Zen. The master poured the visitor’s cup to the brim, and then kept pouring. The professor watched the overflowing cup until he could no longer restrain himself. “It’s overfull! No more will go in!” the more »

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Those of us who are on the path of enlightenment and desire to abide by holistic living principles in health, awareness, wisdom, and lifestyle are often faced with a spiritual conflict. The spiritual conflict faced by many who are on the path of enlightenment has always centered on whether or not one can have money more »

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Sometimes you find yourself with a goal you think you should want to achieve, but you just don’t seem to be taking enough action to reach it. You aren’t really afraid of failure or rejection, the path to the goal seems clear enough and might even be an interesting challenge, and occasionally you’ll make some more »

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We’ve all had a vision or a great idea and had someone who knows better squash it. We’ve all decided to clear our debts, but been tempted by the next great offer. We’ve all been determined to save up for a holiday or some other thing that will enhance our lives and then been clobbered more »

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Fly Butterfly Fly

 by Nikos Kazantzakis
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A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening in the cocoon appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as more »

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Want to know how free you really are? Good! You’re about to be presented with a unique opportunity to learn all about your individual level of inner liberty. As you review each of the inner liberties on the list, just note mentally whether or not that particular freedom belongs to you. Our intention is simply more »

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Do you love amusement rides?  When I was a girl growing up I loved roller coasters, the faster, more intense, the crazier the better.  What a rush!  What a thrill.  I remember on my favorite, The Beast—I would get off and run to get back in line to do it all again. Pure adrenaline addiction.  more »

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It is important to note that the only way the crazy train ride can exist is if there are two willing participants, you and your partner. Both of you are responsible for how crazy the ride gets.  You are energetically hooked into each other and that is where the power comes from.  Once one or more »

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Giving Life Meaning

 by James Rick
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Have you thought about what you want people to say about you after you’re gone? Can you hear the voices saying, “He was a great man.” Or “She really will be missed.” What else do they say? One of the strangest phenomenon’s of life is to engage in a work that will last long after more »

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Too often we may find ourselves confronted by the plights of a homeless person and shrink away with a silent prayer that they will not approach us or bother us for money. We shirk our responsibilities to these people daily. But we are part of a world which has created and maintains a large homeless more »

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House Of 1000 Mirrors

 by Unknown
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What do you see when you look at others? What do you see when you look at yourself? Do you see mostly similarities or do you see mostly differences? Your answer to these questions could very well be the answers to how you should deal with others. Primarily, you get what you give. Here’s a more »

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One day a rich father took his son on a trip to the country with the firm purpose to show him how poor people can be. They spent a day and a night on the farm of a very poor family. When they got back from their trip the father asked his son, “How was the more »

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How To Be Happy

 by George Lockett
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The secret of how to be happy is based in the words – to be. It is all about being true to your own nature and honouring your dreams and aspirations. Happiness comes from within and you have the freedom to choose to be happy in any moment of your life. Happiness is not dependent more »

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An aging Hindu master grew tired of his apprentice complaining, and so, one morning, sent him for some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of salt in a glass of water and then to drink it. “How does it taste?” the master asked. “Bitter,” spat more »

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What is Self-Love and how do we create it in our life? Love is the flow of the Universal Life Force, which flows from our heart outwards. We can turn our attention in on our Self and connect with this love within the heart and then consciously direct it into any part of our body more »

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Editors Note: Family Circle Interview (2003) with Dr. Wayne Dyer: Could 2003 be your lucky year – the one in which you fulfill a dream, improve your health, increase prosperity and feel happier? Absolutely, says bestselling author Wayne Dyer, whose latest book is 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace (Hay House). Dyer believes that more »

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No one can make us unhappy unless we let them. It is not what happens in our life that brings unhappiness; it is how we choose to react to what happens that sets the mood for our feeling and emotions. I say this to allow you to take personal responsibility for your reaction in every more »

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This is all about being true to the energy blueprint for your life which you as a Soul designed before you were born, and about being true to your inner dreams and aspirations. So many young people these days are looking in magazines for an idol on whom to model themselves – a pop or more »

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I Asked God

 by Author Unknown
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I asked God to take away my pain. God said, “No, It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up”. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, “No, her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary”. I asked God to grant me patience. God more »

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I Love You, Honey – Part I

 by Author Unknown
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They have been married for a long time. As usual they have their ups and downs. One day they had a big fight over his long working hours and things are falling apart. He was disappointed and she was angry. After one week of silence treatment from her wife, he approached her with papers and more »

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I Love You, Honey – Part II

 by Author Unknown
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They have been married for two years. He loves literature, and often posts his work on the net, but nobody ever reads them. He is also into photography, and he handled their wedding photos. He loves her very much. Likewise with her. She has a quick temper, and always bullies him. He is a gentleman, more »

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Undoubtedly one of the most challenging tasks we can face everyday is fighting the fear of failure. At one time or another every single person has had to face the fear of stepping out into an unfamiliar area and leaving his comfort zone and entering the twilight zone. In Over Your Head? Probably one of more »

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Improve your self confidence in 15 minutes I used to be frighteningly under confident in social situations. And although people who know me now would never believe I used to doubt myself so much I literally had to learn confidence until it became a natural part of me. I can tell you relaxed optimistic confidence more »

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Intelligence & Energy

 by Santosh Kunte
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Life and evolution is the dynamics of energy in which there is gradual unfoldment of energy and intelligence. Intelligence opens packets of energy which further opens up the doors of higher perceptions. In order that this dynamics of energy and intelligence be accelerated, you have to understand the seat for both of this, and it more »

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Is There Anything Good About Men?

 by Roy F. Baumeister
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The following is from an address given by Roy F. Baumeister at a meeting of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, California on August 24, 2007. Baumeister is an Eppes Eminent Professor of Psychology & Head of Social Psychology Area at Florida State University. You’re probably thinking that a talk called “Is there anything more »

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Is There Something Called Free Will

 by Ramesh Kumar Thiagarajan
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The statement “”The concept of free will is a fallacy”” is actually fallacious! How do you live your life? of course you live with free will. You decide what to eat for breakfast, what to wear today and so on. don’t you? So how can you not be responsible for your actions? Let us take more »

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It Is Up To Me

 by Will Nesbitt
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Good morning, Inner Seed family.  Today, remind yourself: At this moment I see, As long as there is breath in me, I have enough wind to propel me, Through Life’s eternal sea. Be it through storms of misery, Or sailing along happily, As I think, it shall be. It is up to me. Peace. Subscribe more »

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A journey into the finer layers of your body to experience more of who you are and gain a deeper understanding of yourself. As you are reading this, take a few seconds to look at yourself and reflect. Just become aware of the five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. See the connection more »

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A look at how the Five Elements of Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Life Force or Space operate in our lives. It show how important it is to keep these in balance to have a happy, healthy life. As you are sitting here reading this allow your awareness to turn inwards into yourself. We are more »

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A look at the subtle energy centres in the body. What they do and how to feel this connection. Become aware of the subtle energy centres in the body and your connection to Mother Earth beneath your feet. Reach up to the stars with your feelings and feel the whole universe as a part of more »

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Keeping A Distance From Religion

 by Dr. Randy Wysong
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A primary reason evolution is believed by many is because what is thought to be the alternative, religion, is feared, dreaded and unthinkable. And it is true that scientific advances only occurred because knowledge was wrested from the autocratic clutches of religion. Our age of wonderful technology came at a cost of great persecution and more »

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Knowing Is Being

 by Steve Pavlina
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What do you know? Do you know about productivity, time management, and organizing? Are you highly productive? Do you know how to be healthy? Are you healthy? Do you believe your life should serve a purpose? Are you living such a purpose right now? Do you know what it means to be good? Are you more »

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Lao Tzu and One Big Tree

 by Author Unknown
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Lao Tzu was traveling with his disciples and they came to a forest where hundreds of woodcutters were cutting the trees. The whole forest had been cut except for one big tree with thousands of branches. It was so big that 10,000 persons could sit in its shade. Lao Tzu asked his disciples to go more »

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Our life on Earth is a spiritual path. Our life is our path. There is no other. The path to the perfected life, to fulfilling the promise of our True Self, must be found and traveled within. Some of us realize this great lesson early on. Most of us have to learn it the hard more »

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Learning From Life

 by Charlie Badenhop
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Do you ever find yourself thinking, “Life has taught me some tough lessons, and the scars do not heal easily.”? This article can help you learn valuable lessons from the past, instead of allowing the past to determine your future. The quality of the life we live, is based upon the learning we derive from more »

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Nothing is more discontented than our lower nature, the false self. It is always unhappy with one thing or another. If there is one weed in a field of roses, you can bet that is what it will see. Since it has no real life of its own, it must endlessly create stimulating thoughts and more »

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Lies And Illusions

 by Stephen Kaye
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What seems to be one way can turn out to be quite the opposite. Whatever you decide, someone else will disagree, and whatever view or posture is taken, there is an opposing one which will readily be taken up by another, insisting just as much as you that they are right and following a line more »

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Life Evolves Through Change

 by George Lockett
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The evolution of human consciousness happens through change. We are currently living in an age of unprecedented change, which is affecting all aspects of our life. All aspects of what it means to be human are evolving and changing to become more integrated and whole, yet at the same time becoming more individual and multi-dimensional. more »

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Life is Love in Action

 by Santosh Kunte
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1. Life is love in action, ponder on this and make it your own truth. 2. Be earnest in whatever you do, assume as if your very survival depends on whatever you do moment to moment. Your happiness is directly proportional to your sincerity towards what is, your earnestness is to attend what is. By more »

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Many people experience loneliness in their lives, at some stage. As children we mix and make friends easily but as we get older and more fixed in our way, we may find it more challenging to find like-minded people we feel comfortable with. To overcome loneliness is one of modern societies issues today. With television more »

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Looking around at our circumstances we may see only mountains of problems, debts piling up, fear, failure, and defeat at every corner. Maybe you’ve looked around and thought, where’s the answer, I need a new life? Heart To Heart! No one may be able to give you an easy answer for difficult circumstances, but there more »

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Here’s an interesting short story that illustrates the importance of valuing those things that are truly important in life. The author was unknown and there is no known title to this story so I chose to give a name that sums up the message. Enjoy. Peace. – Will Coffee, Cups, and Life – Author Unknown more »

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Manifesting Intentions

 by Steve Pavlina
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With respect to the intention-manifestation model of goal achievement mentioned in the previous post, like many others who’ve tried it, I have some difficulty applying it. When I’m at my most conscious, I’m able to focus my intentions congruently, and my goals begin to manifest with relative ease. However, sometimes I sink to a lower more »

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Masks

 by Unknown
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Don’t be fooled by the face I wear, for I wear a thousand masks, And none of them are me. Don’t be fooled, for goodness sake, don’t be fooled. I give you the impression that I’m secure, that confidence is my name and coolness is my game, And that I need no one. But don’t more »

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Emotions are the product of the reactive mind. Emotions dictate the quality of our life. If you’re like most people you might feel like your emotions have the tendency to run wild even as you attempt to control them. That’s because of what’s been planted at the unconscious level in the garden and what has more »

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History of the Dhammapada The Dhammapada is not a transcription of a single talk by Gautama the Buddha. Rather, it is a collection of his words on the most important subjects for those seeking Nirvana. It was compiled only three months after his passing away by his enlightened disciples (arhats), who gave it the name more »

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Murphy’s Law

 by Dr. Randy Wysong
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Murphy’s Law is: If anything can go wrong, it will. Then there is Otoole’s Commentary on Murphy’s Law: Murphy was an optimist. A related law is the Law of Selective Gravity: An object will fall so as to do the most damage. Corollaries to these laws are: · The chance of the bread falling with more »

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Nasrudin And A Dervish

 by Author Unknown
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Nasrudin was walking along a lonely road one moonlit night when he heard a snore seemingly directly beneath his feet. Suddenly he experienced fear and was about to flee when he tripped over a dervish lying in a pit which he had dug for himself, partly underground. “Who are you?” the Mulla stammered. “I am more »

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Nasrudin Steals The Happiness

 by Author Unknown
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Nasrudin saw a man sitting dispiritedly at the side of the road. And asked him what troubled him. “There is nothing of interest in life, my brother,” said the man. “I have sufficient capital in order that I don’t have to work, and I am only on this trip in order to seek something more more »

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Nector of Sadguru’s Wisdom

 by Santosh Kunte
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1. Love and serve all humanity. Either everyone is included in your affection or none. Either way you reach the same goal, the goal of ONE without the other. 2. Assist everyone. You are here to help everyone to rise to next step. 3. Be happy, be courteous. Be happy, it means to understand that more »

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On Empathy

 by Sam Vaknin
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as: “The ability to imagine oneself in anther’s place and understand the other’s feelings, desires, ideas, and actions. It is a term coined in the early 20th century, equivalent to the German Einfühlung and modelled on “sympathy.” The term is used with special (but not exclusive) reference to more »

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We live in an electromagnetic sea of light which is flowing through the universe. This sea of light is a part of our human consciousness. The many millions of Lightworkers in the world have now brought enough conscious awareness into the level of the light on earth to start and connect the whole underlying field more »

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My readers often ask me for advice about how to make friends and improve their conversation skills. They lack confidence in talking to other people and they get shy and nervous. Their mind goes blank when they try to make conversation. If you have the problem of feeling shy or nervous during a conversation, I more »

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Passion vs. Self-Discipline

 by Steve Pavlina
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How important is passion as a success factor? Some people believe it’s the single most important factor, painting passion as the fuel that drives success. I disagree. Passion is simply an emotional state, and a temporary and unstable one at that. The reason passion gets so much credit is that it helps motivate action. And more »

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Past life experiences have become a commonplace in our culture, particularly among the ‘new age’ crowd. Skeptics rightly note that far too many people are claiming to have been noteworthy historical figures, or are being told by psychics that they have been someone famous and easily recognized from the past. This strongly suggests that there more »

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Reconnecting with the flow of that Source is essential in order to attract whatever seems to be missing in your life. You have much more power to manifest what you desire than you might think. This is the essential message of my work and many of my books. All of us have the capacity to more »

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Just when I have something figured out, along comes another how-to-article telling me how to be or do something better or even change my entire life. No matter where I turn, I am constantly reminded that I am not good enough in more ways than one. I am not smart enough, not rich enough, not more »

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Powerful Insights

 by Santosh Kunte
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• If it takes me to periphery (Drifted into continuous thinking compulsion), it is controlling me. If I am at centre (without taking the support of any idea in my own nakedness), nothing is controlling me. • If it takes me away from myself, I am not the boss. If I am myself, nobody has more »

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What you give Energy or attention to expands and grows. We can use this law in our business ventures to create a business and be of value to others. Business is all about creating something of value that others want. You can do this by assessing and becoming aware of the things in your life more »

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Barring those moments when we find ourselves in real physical danger, conditions of themselves have absolutely no authority over us. It’s true. No event or circumstance has any power to make us feel one way or another. The only command any condition may have over us is that which we unconsciously surrender to it. And more »

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Questioning Your Beliefs

 by Steve Pavlina
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In this post I’ll share some of my personal experiences shifting through different belief systems. At the age of 17, I first began to seriously question my beliefs about reality. In my case it had a lot to do with the religion and culture in which I was raised. I was Catholic at the time, more »

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Reassuring Reasons why Hypnosis is your Friend Believe the hype or think for yourself For too long hypnosis has had a bad or ‘difficult’ press. If a person doesn’t understand something they have 3 options open to them. 1) They might be sceptical and therefore save the trouble of looking further and possibly benefiting. 2) more »

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A simple way to take personal responsibility for your life and live it from a field of all possibilities, a look at empowering yourself through the concept of forgiveness. Forgiveness is a wonderful gift that we have been given to re-centre our energies within our Selves. For as long as we project our power to more »

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When I listen to people on TV that talk to spirits that have passed on, they say that we chose to come back as who we are in this life, so that almost sounds like it was a script we chose to live out. That seems to be that it was all written and what more »

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In the previous post, we identified some fears that hold people back from taking more social risks, including the fear of others forming a negative opinion of you and the fear of hurting others through social interaction with them, fears that would be eliminated if you were dealing only with computer-generated characters in a simulation more »

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Secret of Wealth

 by Santosh Kunte
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“Before I had a lot of money, I was really quite happy,” said Oprah Winfrey. “And I will tell you this–you may not believe it–I never would have gotten the money if I wasn’t happy to begin with. I never would have gotten it.” Happiness is causeless. You think that it has a cause —a more »

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Secrets of Effortless Action

 by Santosh Kunte
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Action dakini gets everything done. When wanting and grasping hold sway The dakini has you in her power. Wanting nothing from outside, taking things as they come, Know the dakini to be your own mind. The essence of mind is knowing. Know that action has no origination or cessation And the action dakini gets everything more »

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Secrets Of Energy

 by Santosh Kunte
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Lotus dakini gathers energy. When wanting and grasping hold sway The dakini has you in her power. Wanting nothing from outside, taking things as they come, Know the dakini to be your own mind. The essence of mind is knowing Know that the lotus is the non-thought of freedom from attachment And the lotus dakini more »

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See One

 by Will Nesbitt
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Don’t SEE a path?  Blaze ONE.  Don’t SEE an opportunity?  Create ONE.  Don’t SEE a way in?  Make ONE.  Don’t SEE a chance to make something happen?  Take ONE.  Don’t SEE the helping hand you need?  Be ONE.  Instead of waiting around for the right moment, the right reason, or the right person to make your dreams come true, try taking more »

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Breaking the mold of being a child is difficult. The mere addition of years does not make that happen. The dependency many adults choose, in fact, keeps them in a child-like mentality. If the doctor makes our health decisions, an accountant our financial ones, a minister our moral ones and a politician is left to more »

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We are a peculiar race of beings. On one hand, each of us professes to be concerned with growing and self-developing while, on the other hand, none of us ever wants to be wrong. This is a paralyzing contradiction. If we are always right, or at least afraid of being wrong, what have we to more »

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SHMILY

 by Unknown
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My grandparents were married for over half a century,and played their own special game from the time they had met each other. The goal of their game was to write the word “shmily” in a surprise place for the other to find. They took turns leaving “shmily” around the house, and as soon as one more »

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Someday

 by Unknown
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A friend of mine opened his wife’s underwear drawer and picked up a silk paper wrapped package: “This, – he said – isn’t any ordinary package.” He unwrapped the box and stared at both the silk paper and the box. “She got this the first time we went to New York , 8 or 9 more »

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Many of us have had a distinctive experience of having met someone for the first time, someone with whom we feel we are incontrovertibly connected deep within our souls. We may believe this new person is our soul mate or our twin soul. But what are our soul mates or twin spirits really? Can we more »

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There is a popular philosophy among people who explore spirituality which is often discussed by Sylvia Brown and which appears in her written work that describes a spiritual contract we enter into when we begin our various incarnations. In that contract we agree to accept and experience everything which will happen to us in our more »

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BORN OF BODY AND SPIRIT We are born of the body and of the Spirit. The soul dies to one body of existence and is born unto another. Death, the illusion, carries no fear, as we die to the Holy of Holies daily, consciously and with exacting purpose. We, as Spirit-Humans, are in a perpetual more »

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Spiritual Materialism

 by James Rick
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This is the day of a very important discovery. It has been a long journey. What I share with you now will some day shake the very foundations of this world. It’s called Spiritual Materialism. And it’s time has come. Before we can move ahead with the idea of Spiritual Materialism we must first look more »

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Spiritual Sanity

 by A. James Hillelson
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Prior to the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States and its people of freedom, this article was written in as an outcome of some research that I completed regarding the history of world religions and the fervor of religious dogma that continues to be the mark of “man’s inhumanity to man.” After reading more »

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Start With the Physical

 by Steve Pavlina
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If you have many improvements you’d like to make in your life — career, relationship, health — where should you begin? My suggestion is to start with your physical body. Improving your diet and level of fitness will produce positive results in every area of your life because you’ll have extra energy available to you more »

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Stroke Of Genius

 by Will Nesbitt
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Perception is the hue through which you view the world and you. But your Soul is the Light where the true colors shine through. The Universe is a canvas. The Master’s Peace has been painted. It is in the image of Truth in which you were created. Vibrant is your Light. Draw nearer. See. Believe more »

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Tell Them While They Live

 by Author Unknown
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Dedicated to Wendy Thomas, an inspiration and light to all who knew her. One day a teacher asked her students to list the names of the other students in the room on two sheets of paper, leaving a space between each name. Then she told them to think of the nicest thing they could say more »

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Our lives are meant to be bright, noble, and ever ascending. This promise of our True Potential is made good in us by the fulfillment of our possibilities, and not through the interminable struggle of trying to do what is impossible. Most of our sorrows are the offspring of trying to be something we have more »

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I wanted to share one of the most common healings I have done with psychic readings. Psychic Readers and Healers may want to add this valuable lesson to their toolkits. Testing someone’s love can be a trap that may ruin your relationship with them. Learn why this happens so that you may avoid this relationship more »

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The Art of Perfecting the Life

 by Santosh Kunte
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First of all, you have to trust that you are perfect at the core of your original mind, at the centre of your heart. Pull out the energy from the thoughts of your own unworthiness which the personality has acquired through the unconscious identification of memory. In the normal course, it’s our disturbed mind that more »

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The Carpenter

 by Author Unknown
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An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good more »

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The Emperor’s Seed

 by Author Unknown
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An emperor in the Far East was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or his children, he decided something different. He called young people in the kingdom together one day. He said, “It is time for me to step down and choose the more »

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The Father, The Four Sons, And The Four Seasons – Author Unknown There was a man who had four sons. He wanted his sons to learn not to judge things too quickly. So he sent them each on a quest, in turn, to go and look at a pear tree that was a great distance more »

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The Fence

 by Author Unknown
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There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks as more »

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The Fire

 by Author Unknown
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A couple, whom we shall call John and Mary, had a nice home and two lovely children, a boy and a girl. John had a good job and had just been asked to go on a business trip to another city and would be gone for several days. It was decided that Mary needed an more »

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The Invitation

 by Oriah Mountain Dreamer
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It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love for your dreams for more »

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Abundance is a journey of joy and purpose. So, why would anyone have a fear of abundance? Here, we will identify four groups of people who fear abundance. First, some people believe that abundance and wealth would only lead to corruption and destruction of the human spirit. As we explore this error in judgment, we more »

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The King’s Cruelty

 by Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha (Śākyamuni)
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Once upon a time a man pronouncing his king’s crimes, said, “Very cruel is the king. He is incapable of governing.” On hearing this, the king lost his temper without making sure who it was that had said it. He took his deceitful attendant’s advice by holding an eminent minister under arrest. He ordered to more »

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The Land Of Truth

 by Idries Shah
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The Land Of Truth by Idries Shah A certain man believed that the ordinary waking life, as people know it, could not possibly be complete. He sought the real Teacher of the Age. He read many books and joined many circles, and he heard the words and witnessed the deeds of one master after another. more »

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The Law Of The Seed

 by Author Unknown
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Take a look at an apple tree. There might be five hundred apples on the tree, but each apple has just ten seeds. That’s a lot of seeds! We might ask, “Why would you need so many seeds to grow just a few more apple trees?” Nature has something to teach us here. It’s telling more »

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I just read this excerpt from Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s story ‘The Little Prince’ and was inspired to share it with all of you. Enjoy. – Will The Little Prince and the Fox by Antoine de Saint-Exupery It was then that the fox appeared. “Good morning” said the fox. “Good morning” the little prince responded politely, more »

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The Magic of YES and NO

 by Santosh Kunte
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There is a real magic in these two words, a complete path of a royal road. It’s quite an art of saying a complete ‘YES’ or complete ‘NO’. Total ‘YES’ will come out as a result of saying total ‘NO’ to thousand things, then there is chance of an authentic ‘YES’ and discover that being more »

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The Most Beautiful Flower

 by Author Unknown
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The park bench was deserted as I sat down to read Beneath the long, straggly branches of an old willow tree. Disillusioned by life with good reason to frown, For the world was intent on dragging me down. And if that weren’t enough to ruin my day, A young boy out of breath approached me, more »

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What if every experience in your life is sent to you so you can understand who you are and what your life is all about? Just for a moment consider the possibilities within that question. What if it were true, would you be prepared to pay more attention to the events in your life and more »

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The Native American Code Of Ethics

 by Shaman Cloud & the FireBear
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1. Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often. The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak. 2. Be tolerant of those who are lost on their path. Ignorance, conceit, anger, jealousy and greed stem from a lost soul. Pray that they will find guidance. 3. Search for yourself, by yourself. Do more »

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The Necessity of Change

 by Luca Del Bianco
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We don’t change. I imagine such a statement could find a lot of opinionated opposition if it implied a lack of growth, whether that be on a knowledgeable level, a logical or spiritual one, but in this case we refer to ourselves and who we are in relation to who we were when we decided more »

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The Oak And The Reeds

 by Author Unknown
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There is an old fable in which the mighty oak tree which stood for over one hundred years finally was blown over by a storm. The tree feel into a river that floated it downstream until it came to rest among the reeds growing along the riverbank. The fallen giant asked the reeds in amazement, more »

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The Path of Illumination

 by Michelle L. Casto
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Change is a mythological journey, where we hear the call; go with uncertainty into unknown dangers, until we finally find our way home.  You can become what your spirit intended you to be—whole, perfect and free.  To free yourself, you must step into the light, be brave and take action.  Although you may feel safe more »

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The Power of Inner SELF

 by Santosh Kunte
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I am sharing one of the great insights.The fear that we have about venturing into anything new is our past memories and darkness. There is a way out to walk in the darkness. It’s to seek active guidance from within and trust deeply that we are guided from within. The intensity and accuracy of the more »

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The Power of Roles

 by James Rick
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Earlier I talked about creating roles for yourself in every area of your life, then using these roles to organize the outcomes you desire rather than simply living your life around a to-do list. I never realized how powerful roles can be until I started using them consistently. The human mind has the ability to more »

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Can we all get to a place in our consciousness in which we become present moment aware or as we in the field of metaphysics call aware in the Presence? It is often difficult for us to assert that we create life in the present moment or in the Presence because many of us spend more »

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The Prime Mover

 by Dr. Randy Wysong
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Originally money was just a medium to replace barter. It represented hard work pretty much on a one-to-one basis. The blacksmith toiled for a day shoeing horses and received five dollars. The farmer harvested for a day and received five dollars. Each of them could then take their five dollars and go buy whatever they more »

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We all know exactly what it is like to be certain we have let go of something sorrowful or worrisome, only to find ourselves in a similar sad situation moments later. Dropping this person and picking up that person doesn’t end the loneliness that drives us into dead-end relationships. This isn’t letting go. We have more »

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The Secrets Of Heaven And Hell

 by Fr. John W. Groff Jr., A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul
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The old monk sat by the side of the road. With his eyes closed, his legs crossed and his hands folded in his lap, he sat. In deep meditation, he sat. Suddenly his zazen was interrupted by the harsh and demanding voice of a samurai warrior. “Old man! Teach me about heaven and hell!” At more »

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The Shipwreck

 by Author Unknown
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There was only one person alive on the small island. He prayed everyday asking God to send someone to rescue him. Everyday he looked around for God’s help but he couldn’t find it. Tired of waiting, he made a shelter to protect himself and protect his few possessions. But then one day, after looking for more »

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Bare attention (to objects, people and circumstances) is what brings order in this world and in your personal world. If you know how to move your attention without the involvement of mind, positive creation happens as a result. Attention is literally a life response whereas mind is reaction out of memory and reaffirmation of the more »

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During sleep, I am noticing more and more the spiritual nature of human consciousness. It becomes very clear as our awareness evolves and the veil between us and our spiritual nature becomes more transparent in our experience. I am increasingly noticing this as I move between states of consciousness in my sleep. I have witnessed more »

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The Supernatural

 by Dr. Randy Wysong
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Once we arrive at the conclusion that mere matter and natural laws are not sufficient to explain the existence of the universe and life, but a super intelligence is, then what? For some, this begins a life of exploration. Others turn the matter over to organized religions that claim to be a conduit to the more »

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The Three Hearts of a Japanese Man

 by Charlie Badenhop
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Well it’s Friday night and I’m pretty certain my friend Tabata-san will be hanging out at the usual place. So I decide to go have a talk and perhaps a beer as well. Sure enough, I find him sitting with a couple of young men telling them what Judo used to be like in the more »

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This is a time where you can reflect on what has happened in the day; and, if you are relaxed and at peace, you may notice thoughts coming into your head about what it is you would like to do tomorrow. If you have good visual powers of communication you may be able to watch more »

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The Truth of Reactions

 by Wayne Wirs
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In my life, I have tried to be Good and Pure and True. In these qualities, I have failed miserably. Why is it so hard to be good? Why is it so difficult to act in harmony with our mental ideals? From the sea of Emptiness, everything arises. Many people on the spiritual path eventually more »

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The Utopia Of Friendship?

 by Luca Del Bianco
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What defines friendship? What are the basic ingredients that make it work? Certainly friendship cannot be based only and entirely on trust, as trust cannot be taken for granted considering personal issues and beliefs can storm in at any time. So, where does someone live within the sphere of such relationship when the two common more »

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The Wallet

 by Author Unknown
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As I walked home one freezing day, I stumbled on a wallet someone had lost in the street. I picked it up and looked inside to find some identification so I could call the owner. But the wallet contained only three dollars and a crumpled letter that looked as if it had been in there more »

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The Weight Of The World – Author Unknown A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” The answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g, to which the lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It all depends on how more »

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Things Mound Up

 by Dr. Randy Wysong
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Much of life is spent busily moving toward a goal of less work, less burden, fewer problems and more peace and freedom. We assume that school, raising a family and succeeding in a career will bring the reward of leisure, fun and a more carefree life. What is not taken into account in this appraisal more »

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New thoughts (consistently held) = new outlook, new actions, new people, new places, new successes, new mistakes, new habits, and overALL NEW experiences…Behold, ALL things are made NEW.

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There are times when your goals are “easier said than done”.  But when you focus on and work at the steps to make it happen instead of thinking/talking about how hard it is, then those goals soon become “easier done than said”. Peace.

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You can’t prevent others from saying negative things about you, but you can prevent yourself from saying negative things about others.  Peace is a consequence of focusing on the things you CAN control (YOUR thoughts/actions) and trusting God to handle the things you can’t…mainly because the things you can’t control really aren’t any of your more »

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FORGIVENESS OF SELF is hard to do.  We insist on remembering and reliving the dirt from our past all while praying for God to forgive us.  Well, He has.  You only need to be aware and accept it.  Whatever happened, you thought it was a good idea at that moment.  Now you know.  Extract the more »

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Love is not blind. It is the All-Seeing Eye. It is you and me who choose not to see. Open your heart and your mind, Then unified we will chime, “I once was blind, but now I see.” Peace.

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It’s not that which you’ve done which makes you worthy of the good you desire.  You are worthy simply by virtue of your being.  For you are an extension of Goodness itself.  You are one with that from which all things are made and it is Goodness in which you live, move, and have your more »

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Simply quoting motivational sayings, scriptures, and positive affirmations alone is like a movie set with only LIGHTS and a CAMERA…they mean nothing without ACTION!  TAKE ONE step towards your goal today and the Creator will DIRECT your path.  If you’re not working to PRODUCE results, then you’re just telling STORIES.  Flip the SCRIPT.  CUT the more »

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LIFE is what fantasies wish to be; Snippets of fiction woven into documentary; Though now and again I engage in the latter; The former IS the TRUTH and all that really matters. Peace.

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Yesterday is a wrap. Today is your gift. And tomorrow’s no surprise. For it’s the present of the today you have lived.

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Whether in thought or in deed, Or in words said (false or true), ALL that you do, WILL be done to you. Peace.

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The fool takes the credit for the successes in life, but defers the blame for the failures to others.  The wise accepts both equally, humbly, and without hesitation.

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To express gratitude in advance for the thing wished and prayed for gives wind to the sails of your desires and propels them forward until they reach the shores of your reality. This is faith.

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You want love? Give love to all. You want respect? Give respect to all. You want to be accepted? Accept all. You want to be appreciated? Appreciate all. What we receive from Life is in direct proportion to what we give to Life. Nothing comes back unless it is first given. The beauty of it more »

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Doubt is the fruit of the imagination of the fearful, but faith is the way of the bold.

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There are two ways to leave a person – better or worse than you found them.

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Some of the best moments in life are the ones we don’t plan to happen. When we simply allow ourselves to ride the wave of the moment to see where it will take us. Moments that we’ll remember for the rest of our lives and wonder “How in the world did that happen?” But the more »

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Complaining only perpetuates the darkness of a situation. But Understanding is the Light that shines in and on the moment to change not only our perspective, but consequently the situation itself by transforming it into a valuable lesson – producing yet another jewel in your crown of wisdom. So, don’t whine about your situations, shine more »

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Part of learning is ALLOWING yourself to be taught, which is evidenced by your willingness to LISTEN.  You’ve been praying over and over and over again for the same answers and wondering why you’re not getting them.  Well, it’s probably because YOU won’t SHUT UP.  The answer will not be forced on you.  No.  Just more »

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There are times when it is necessary to burn your bridges.  It’s necessary because doing so destroys the option to retreat.  You’re forced to move forward.  Don’t be afraid to sever the connection and put the things that no longer serve your best interest behind you.  Look ahead and stay focused on the promise of more »

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Faith and hope.  Don’t confuse the two.  Hope is more like a positive or optimistic wish for a certain outcome, whereas faith is the unwavering certainty (knowing) that the outcome will not only manifest in due time, but is already done.  Believing is seeing, not the other way around.  All things are potential. It’s your more »

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If someone spills something on you (accidentally or otherwise), then they are responsible for causing the mess, right?  But, who’s responsible for cleaning you up?  Yep, that’s right. You.  Otherwise, you’ll just be walking around with this huge stain on your clothes for all to see. There will be times when people will do things more »

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The fool speaks only to give you a piece of their mind; but the words of the wise give peace of mind.

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Thought Ripples

 by Steve Pavlina
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Within hours after posting A Dose of Caffeine for Your Consciousness, I went downstairs and saw that my wife was watching a movie. She was watching Mystery Men, which is about a group of inept but well-intentioned superheroes. This was a movie we’d seen when it first came out in 1999 but not since then more »

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Thought vs. Action

 by Steve Pavlina
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Balancing thought and action is a challenge for many people, especially those who are self-employed. How much time should you spend thinking vs. doing? We hear things like, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” implying that careful thought must govern all action. But then there are also the cries of, “Do it now! Do more »

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One day while in deep meditation and self analysis, a paralyzed man discovered the most important person he would ever meet in his life. He saw very clearly that HE was a “mind with a body”. And, right then he made the most important decision he would ever make. Discover what it was. Have you more »

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Religion is a special way of sharing ourselves with others. Perhaps the best thing that we may share with others through our religions is our connectedness to each other and to our Creator. We may go through many relationships with religion in our lives. Some of us may find our spiritual path by only a more »

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I’ve been a regular visitor to a site called Pathways for nearly two months now. I’ve shared many of my ideas and beliefs and opinions with many of the wonderful members there. What drew me to Pathways was that I very much needed to be healed. You may have discovered some of the problems I more »

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True Confidence

 by James Rick
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It’s time to get at the root of what confidence really is; what causes it and how can we cultivate it. Imagine you are a general. Standing on a small hill overlooking a field of enemy soldiers. You are to lead your men into battle. They look to you now for inspiration. You are to more »

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Do you often get yourself upset and feeling less than fully confident, as part of your preparation for facing a daunting challenge? You can improve your performance if you let your somatic intelligence lead the way.”You move too much to be effective.” Tamura sensei softly shouted at me. “You need to give your opponent a more »

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Two Words

 by Author Unknown
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There once was a monastery that was very strict. Following a vow of silence, no one was allowed to speak at all. But there was one exception to this rule. Every ten years, the monks were permitted to speak just two words. After spending his first ten years at the monastery, one monk went to more »

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How does Unconditional Love work in a relationship, when one partner does not feel appreciated?When we are in a relationship with our partner, life usually starts out positive, with each partner giving to the other and sharing his or her love. Then maybe 3 to 5 years into the relationship, as children come on the more »

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The greatest, most abundant resource on planet Earth is also its least understood and utilized. Its unlimited supply is found virtually everywhere, anytime, and under all circumstances, even though few recognize its real value. What is this most precious collective resource? It is our relationships. Consider these truths: It is within relationships that we grow more »

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What Am I Getting?

 by Daree Allen
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Were you disappointed on Valentine’s Day because your sweetie didn’t acknowledge you or get you the gift you wanted? Or maybe you spent V-Day sulking over the fact that you lack a sweetie? One of the main reasons I hear from men as to why they don’t care for this holiday is because of the more »

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Can you think of all the ways we are connected to everything around us? We are connected by the air we breathe. We are connected by the light radiating from what we are looking at. We are connected by sounds we hear, which also flow and touch everything around us. How could we possibly think more »

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I see the human Soul as the membrane though which the Universal light shines. We have all seen the computer projectors for doing PowerPoint presentations. The projector contains a membrane which can be reprogrammed by the computer to give the colour and density of light needed to project the correct image onto the screen. I more »

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What Will My Reward Be?

 by Author Unknown
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One day a fisherman was lying on a beautiful beach, with his fishing pole propped up in the sand and his solitary line cast out into the sparkling blue surf. He was enjoying the warmth of the afternoon sun and the prospect of catching a fish. About that time, a businessman came walking down the more »

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Don’t waste a moment of your precious life worrying about what other people will think of you. No good can come of it. The truth is that you’ll waste far more energy imagining what others think of you than those people will ever invest in it themselves. Most people are far too preoccupied with their more »

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Laws of Attraction are clearly defined. What comes back is a reflection of the energy you are radiating. If negative people are being attracted to you, then be self-assured that you are sending out energy that appeared on their radar screen. Instead of focusing on not trying to attract them. Be thankful you are. Okay, more »

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Where is “I”?

 by James Rick
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Relentless investigation in answering this question will lead to accelerated enlightenment. You are not your limbs. Chop off a leg or an arm and you will find no “I” there – although you may claim that it is “I” who performs certain activity with those arms or legs. You may claim that your arms or more »

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Where Is The Love?

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My husband is an Engineer by profession. I love him for his steady nature and I love the warm feeling when I lean against his broad shoulders. Three years of courtship and now two years into marriage, I would have to admit that I am getting tired of it. The reasons for loving him before more »

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‘Before you say “there’s no good men” just make sure you’re a good woman.’ – Trent Shelton This quote in my news feed caught my attention. Upon first read, it was obvious to me there is some merit to it. Sometimes, I can’t help but marvel at some of the ladies out there who still believe they more »

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Why We Shout In Anger

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Here’s a wonderful story called ‘Why We Shout In Anger‘. I came across it on Facebook and just had to share. I hope you learn something from it as I have. Enjoy. Peace. – Will An Indian saint who was visiting river Ganges to take bath found a group of family members on the banks, more »

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Wisdom Soup

 by Santosh Kunte
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1. Dedicate yourself by all means at the job in hand 2. Empty yourself of all the entanglements since you are none of it and need not take the transient for eternal. You are slave of your own created entanglements, no entanglements, and no slaving business. 3. Your capacity to empty yourself of all the more »

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You Have the Right to Be Wrong

 by Steve Pavlina
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“You have the right to be wrong” was a common expression of an old high school history teacher of mine. Some students hated this teacher because they thought he was lazy and a bit sadistic. He never lectured, nor did he ever seem to have a lesson plan prepared. He’d just sit back in his more »

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You Need People

 by Steve Pavlina
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If you’re stuck living a life you wouldn’t have consciously chosen if you had it to do all over again, what can you realistically do about it? The Black Hole By “stuck” I mean truly, deeply stuck. You’ve got the stable job, the family, and the mortgage. But even though your situation looks pretty good more »

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Your Own Private Universe

 by Steve Pavlina
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Can you prove the universe exists outside your perceptions of it? Everything you experience of the universe comes through your perceptions or takes place in your imagination. Everything. All that you perceive to be scientific or logical or objective still comes through your senses and thoughts — people, places, events, dreams, … everything. Here are more »

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We sometimes identify with the things that happen in our life but really we are always free to love ourselves. Before we can have a meaning full relationship with another person it is important to come to terms with the relationship we are having with ourselves. We draw to us things that resonate at the more »

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