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Changing Your Personal Myths

“Changing your personal myths requires interacting with familiar stories in new ways so that you can use those energies more wisely and efficiently.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.   “Change Your Story – Change Your Life!”

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“The Secret Formula for Resilience”

Dear Readers Resilience is one of my favorite topics. It is about how we decide to perceive and experience adversity. As this author states “Perception is key to resilience: Do you conceptualize an event as traumatic, or as a chance to learn and grow?”  This is so true, and so relevant to personal growth and […]

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Good Enough!!

Dear Readers! I have heard this story many times, and today I came to me again from Marc & Angel in their daily message. I have posted it before, and here it is again. It is timeless, and fits all cultures.   “Once upon a time there was an elderly woman who needed to walk […]

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Opportunity !

To Take Advantage of Opportunity Now, at the New Year … or whenever you wish to start anew… 1. Begin. – Remember the feeling you get from taking the first step is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around thinking about it. So get up and get moving. Take the first step […]

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Freeing Ourselves From Fear

  by Kate Eckman If you ask most people what they want from life, they will probably tell you they want to be happy—they want to be loved. Success, fame and fortune might come up, too. But I think what we ultimately yearn for is freedom. The freedom to be ourselves, especially in a world […]

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7 Ways Happy Couples Deal With Disagreements Differently

  by MARC CHERNOFF Differences of opinion don’t destroy relationships – it’s how a couple deals with their inevitable differences that counts. Every couple disagrees from time to time.  Perfect compatibility is not possible, but sensibly working though incompatibility is.  The difference between a happy couple and an unhappy couple is the way in which […]

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How To Heal The Hidden Root Of Unworthiness

By LJ Vanier Are You Worthy? Why is it that most of us spend our entire lives trying to experience our worth, keep it and prove it to others? Could it be that our concept and experience of worthiness has gotten lost in the preconception and “misbelievings” that we are not good enough unless we […]

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9 Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk

  by Robert Piper, When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and practicing Buddhist referred me to a Taoist monk who specialized in meditation and martial arts. I ended up healing myself of anxiety and stomach issues by doing meditation, and went on a great journey of self-discovery. Here […]

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 21

“You must speak straight so that your words may go as sunlight into our hearts.” — Cochise “Like Ironweed” CHIRICAHUA APACHE Come into my heart this morning. Allow me this day to live in the now. Help me to see all the beauty You have created in all things. Let me know myself. Today, as […]

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17 Ways To Conquer Soul-Crushing Negativity

by Scott Sind When we are aware of our weaknesses or negative tendencies, we open the opportunity to work on them. Ever had one of those moments when all you wanted to do was crawl back in bed, put a pillow over your head and shut out the world for a few hours? For a […]

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.