I just want what belong to me

Nothing in our lives can help us accumulate merit except offering selfless help to others. The Buddha says that if you help two people in your life, your cultivation will be refined, and if you help a dozen, you will be immensely blessed. A sincere helper will do his utmost …

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We're starting a new life

Look for these challenges throughout the article, drawn from my satirical blog post series, 25 Things Fat People Shouldn't Do. All the items on this list come from ridiculous corners of the Internet where apparent experts have decided what fat people should and should not do. They range from the …

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I take a walk out in my backyard and go

Scrolling through her posts, my mind was momentarily broken, trying to wrap itself around the fact that there was a woman in the world who looked nothing like the ideal, but who was living a full and joyous life. No shame, no apologies, only confident posts about her favorite articles …

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Everytime your number comes around

We should not allow our fear to let us lose sight of our big-picture desires. We desperately want less risk and more safety. Countries like Norway and Sweden offer us another choice. To avail ourselves of that choice, we must first be honest. Here's why: conversations, scents, coughing, movement, and …

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And you think you found the bag

He was urging his flock to look at the bright side, not to become overly chirpy. Though only 18 of 250 members succeeded for the entire time (three weeks was asking a lot), everyone started thinking more positively, which uplifted the congregation's energy. As a policy for living, place your …

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My feet can't keep still

You need many experiences of saying no, disagreeing with other people's opinions, and confronting others. Your supportive people need to commit themselves to you in this process. For while many people can connect emotionally to need and weakness, they may have a hard time dealing with an oppositional two-year-old in …

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Standing in the sun

Be an engaged part of your network. Change your game and speak up! Listen to be present Multitasking is seen as an art form these days with communication merely an exchange of information. True connection, the meeting of minds, and the mastery of networking, of actually being present not just …

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From the far side of the ocean

This decreases the swelling and inflammation in the affected area. Once the cold application is removed, the blood vessels compensate by over-dilating and thus blood rushes into the area. The infusion of blood in the area brings along with it nutrients, which aid in healing of injured back muscles, ligaments …

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Who done me out high time fashion?

He taught us a form of mindfulness which I practise only very occasionally . My cynical hackles were up, I was ready to pounce, but the exercise he taught us wiped the smirk right off my face. He asked us to pick a random partner and then for each of us …

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Who laid upon the grass in summer time?

You may need just a comforting word, a little push or some additional motivation to take you that extra mile. Napoleon Hill, author of the all-time classics Think and Grow Rich, The Law of Success and Success through a Positive Mental Attitude, once said . Don't try to do it all …

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Being presented with uncountable wonders

We know that wherever we are, whatever the circumstances surrounding us, we are always in the right place at the right time to further our relationship with the Divine. Implied Exercise: It is never what we are in a hurry to win that makes us real winners in life. Real …

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Why do some people say less is better?

By rewiring our thoughts, we could achieve the goals we had set ourselves. NLP was invented in California during the 1970s by Richard Bandler and John Grinder. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people had attended NLP training. In the UK alone, there were over 30,000 licensed NLP practitioners …

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Showed me many different roads

So I thought I would create a document that could act as a catalyst for people seeking to complete the 100 Goal Challenge. I wrote an e-article with 400 examples of goals that you can review, use as thought provokers or copy in eight key areas. The e-article is called …

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It's easy to lose track of what makes us happy

If you can, establish a kind of written conversation with these parts of self. It doesn't matter if it's all imaginary -- you'll still be learning about your inner life. Mental imagery: If you are good at seeing mental images, you may find mental imagery a useful approach. What's this project …

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Listen to your inner wishes

But watching blinking words appearing on a screen felt more like staring into a strobe than actually reading. Next lesson: Follow the guide as it highlights words from left to right. Everyone is laughing, except you. You don't get it. The person who told the joke realizes you don't get …

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Everyone that mattered went to bed

And certainly if the right person came along, I would be only too pleased to get married. Just like that. Very little is known about men's (re)partnering experiences. Step 1: Learn Relaxation Skills To use the approach in this article, you need to master cue-controlled relaxation, from article 5 …

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You've lost total control

And this is often terribly frightening or discouraging for many students. A regression in your practice can create crippling doubt and a lot of emotional setback. Students wonder if they've lost their connection to meditation forever because the honeymoon period felt so invigorating, so true. Breech births can be a …

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Never insecure until I met him

Two types of walking contribute to long-term improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness. The other is high intensity, low frequency--walking at a faster pace three to four times a week for 30 minutes, where you are able to speak only in short sentences and are huffing and puffing a bit. The elliptical …

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Look into the mirror who's inside there

Research from my lab and that of several colleagues suggests several secrets to overcoming, forestalling, or at least slowing down hedonic adaptation to committed relationships. The first recommendation is one you have already begun to follow simply by reading this, and that is to learn about the ordinariness of this …

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My outsides look cool

One only has to observe the untiring efforts of a baby in her first year to control her body to become aware of her urge for independence. She never tires of trying first to sit, then crawl and later walk, run and jump. She wants to brush her own hair …

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Plant that bell and let it ring

The basic treatment protocol for all phobias is the same, with the exception of agoraphobia. Agoraphobia usually starts with untreated panic disorder. The panic disorder must be resolved first by working through article 7, Coping with Panic. Then you can continue with the regular phobia protocol. All you have to …

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What is wrong?

In a 2011 interview with CNN, Clark related an exchange with a principal who had been named the administrator of the year in her state but had chosen to leave education. I screamed, You can't leave us,' and she quite bluntly replied,Look, if I get an offer to lead …

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Trying to make the best of my time

You think, speak, and act differently. There is no one in all the world like you. The Life Principle never repeats Itself. Realize, know, and believe that you have special and unique talents and capabilities. You can do something in a special way that no one else in all the …

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Searching for quality

I would not wish hard times on myself or anyone else, but I am grateful for the learning they have given me. In spite of all the changes and freedoms of modernity, the most common aspiration of people around the world is a long-term, loving, monogamous relationship, but a recent …

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Where did the magic go

Yet an entire universe awaits, vibrant with life about which we know next to nothing. Collins returned to Earth with deep insight into the planet's fragile, silent beauty, one that eradicates borders and silences arguments. We can extend this insight to our dreams, for when we explore and share our …

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There's little to see and feel

In many fairytales and stories, she has two sisters, to whom she sends people that are seeking advice to complete various tasks as a test. Even today Baba Yaga is a feared goddess. Even people with backgrounds in nature spirituality or Paganism tend to perpetuate the old stereotypes; But in …

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Ringing ears so you can't hear the silence

No exposure to abusive motivation required! Moving Too Little? The benefits of getting enough physical activity are well understood. Our bodies were made to move and move often. That regular movement is key to achieving and maintaining good health. Just like there is a downside to moving too much, the …

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