The Struggle Is Real Struggle, and potential struggles, are all around us. Nations struggle over boundaries, religious groups struggle for identity, politicians struggle for power. These are the struggles of the greater world that we as individuals have little power over. The struggle I am talking about here is the personal struggle. We, as individuals, Read More »
What You Give Your Energy To Grows How do we truly change what seems to make us unhappy? How many times have you tried to bring about change by attempting to alter external circumstances, without shifting your consciousness about it? Do you try to control your world instead of your mind? Change begins with a Read More »
Triggers are powerful, even more so because we’re not always aware of them. Something a person says to you, or a disappointing event, can set off feelings of low self-esteem that have nothing to do with the here and now. Past experiences come to life in our subconscious mind…
Derek O’Neill released a powerful guided meditation on forgiveness, so we can release old wounds, heal and find peace at a deeper level. Enjoy.
When faced with our challenges we can easily start to feel the need to escape the suffering. We look for distractions from our reality or seek to be transformed in a way that changes everything. Mindfulness teaches us that the answer lies in concentration and focusing on the present.
I’d like to share a little insight on depression. Depression is your way of saying “up yours” to the world! Though despair, pain, hurt and anger can be some of the catalysts behind depression, what we end up with is a reaction that has us withdrawing, not wanting to participate in life, feeling the game Read More »
Science tells us that everything is energy and that it is impossible to destroy. We also find this concept in spirituality. When you accept that each of us are just energy, you can begin to shed the fear of anger, loss, death, and the unknown. If we think we can have peace and harmony all Read More »
Recognizing the power that a substance, habit or pattern has over you is when you’ll begin to find the ability to break an addiction and move forward. You have to replace that power with your own inherent strength.
Studies have shown that happier people are more able to forgive, and that the ability to do so supports their continued happiness. The people who could not forgive had a significantly more negative view of life and carried a lot of anger with them at all times.
Happiness arises in the mind, not outside of yourself. A spiritual person, no matter what teachings or path they follow, understands this. So why aren’t they happier?