Thursday, February 24, 2011

Who's Teaching Who? Life with a teenager

Those of us with teens know how challenging - at times - these years can be for both parties; two days ago I made a silent promise to myself to go on a negativity diet - no more focusing only on the messy room, the wet towels on the floor, the constant stupid BBM chimes or even the occasional smartass comments. I decided that even if she did or said 100 "negative" things and only 1 positive, I was gonna focus on the positive. I began to thank her for any and every little thing. And yes, at times I really had to reach to do this. "Thank you darling for putting your dishes in the sink (well, NEAR the sink) and not on your floor; "Thank you honey for helping with the laundry"; "Thanks for being nice to your sister"; and so on. Remember, the "diet" began just two days ago. Last night I went out with a friend and came in around 11:00. Went to the kitchen, opened the fridge and shrieked - OMG who put this ginormous Cadbury Fruit & Nut bar ( my absolute favorite) in here?? Then shrieked again - OMG who put this tub of Haagen-Dazs Rum & Raisin (another fav) ice cream in the freezer? My teen's casual voice floated in from the patio - "Those are for you Ma, I know you like that stuff." Moral of this story - at times I suck at this parenting shit and hate it, but when I let go and allow the divine to be my guide - oh how sweet it is! In life,you really do get back what you give out.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Solve the Mystery of Your True Self by Guy Finley

Each and every event in our life brings with it a kind of gift just for us, providing we know how to receive it. This priceless offer isn't about ways to empower ourselves through possessions or greater position in life; it is presented to us to help free us from the stress and worry born of the false belief that we need such riches to realize the timeless value of ourselves.

What is this gift yet claimed? What power can we hope to know that can make all of life's moments golden? Don't let either the simplicity or the familiarity of the following answer keep you from realizing its unimaginable promise: perfect Love casts out fear.

Why does perfect Love cast out fear along with all of its self-compromising conditions? Because much in the same way as it is impossible for a shadow to live in the light, such a love ensures that dark divisive states such as fear, anxiety, and depression cannot dwell in its presence. Our task, should we wish to walk through life with such a fierce advocate by our side, is to awaken ourselves to the fact of its presence as a power already within us. Discovering "where" this Treasure of treasures is found -- and how to make ourselves one with it -- that's the question! Now, let's find some real answers.

We can all see that life is a mystery. What remains unseen is how to solve it. But before we can ever hope to "solve" this enigmatic puzzle that we call our life, we must have all the pieces on the table; and there is one "piece" to this puzzle most never find because this missing piece is our life itself!

Life -- this moment and every moment -- is a school for the education of the soul. At its heart is an invisible core curriculum, a kind of celestial "program" with one great purpose: to help us realize that behind each of the life-lessons that comes our way dwells a divine, just, and loving Intelligence that wants us to be one with its life.

Imagine how different life would be if we understood that nothing happens to us that isn't sent our way to help us learn more about the eternal nature of Love. With such a realization we would know that whatever takes place in our life has not come as something set against our best interests, but to help us realize them!

What prohibits us from awakening to this essential relationship and realizing its power as our own? In a word: resistance. We see life through the eyes of a part of us that instantly opposes whatever challenges its idea about the meaning of life and what's "best" for us in it. This false self refuses or denies anything that threatens the flattering image it has of itself. All in all, the negative effect of our unconscious condition can be stated like this:

We have become lesson-intolerant.

Nothing that resists life can learn from it, and without higher self-discovery there is no hope of recovering our real relationship -- our oneness -- with God's life.

The following insight helps us see why our false self resists the "touch" of reality upon it: Real learning requires subordination to that which would teach us. If our teacher isn't someone or something greater than ourselves in the moment, then what have we to learn from that teacher? So, it is not we who masters a principle. It is we who must surrender to it if we wish to learn its ways -- if our wish is oneness with its mastery. Only in this way does that principle lends us the power that lives behind it so that we may embody its life. We must yield to what is above us. The amazing thing is that what lives "above" us, loves us and actually wants us know its power as our own.

Just as Christ washed the feet of his disciples, there is an eternal relationship between the greater and the lesser; but because the greater is continually giving itself to the lesser, the lesser is always made greater if it will surrender to what the greater wants to give it. Each time the lesser becomes the greater, then it understands the greater work, and will give itself again. This is Love. It never stops, because its genesis is eternal. It is our God-given right to realize this beautiful, creative Love that cannot betray its lover.

As we realize that all things come to us for the sake of freeing us to love more deeply the Love that would liberate us, true faith grows. Little by little we come to see that there is nothing that takes place in life, including whatever is "ugly" within it, that isn't part of preparing us to transcend -- to outgrow -- ourselves.

There is an order between power, principle, and practice. Before we can have relationship with power -- Peace, Beauty, Kindness, Love -- we must first become an embodiment of principle. And in order to become an embodiment of principle, we must practice it. The only way for us to know there is a world above us that would perfect us is if we will put ourselves in relationship with its powers through practicing them.

There is an integration that takes place when we practice what we love. As we work to embody these higher powers in our life, we are united with them. A marriage takes place within us that lessens the distance between that power and our purpose to be one with it. Surrendering self is how we end the separation between ourselves and that all-powerful Love for which we long. Only to the degree that we perfect our love in God do we come to realize oneness, and only God can perfect our love in Him.

Each moment of the day, no matter what comes your way, let what you remember as being true about Love always be your guide. Never let darkness, dismay -- any of the things that attend the mind -- be your guide. If you are sincere in your wish, and willing to work with practice to embrace principle, to discover what is necessary to put you in relationship -- in alignment with a higher order -- you will enter into God's life, which is the one life.

Practice this oneness. Anyone can do it. You don't need strength. You don't need wisdom. You don't need anything except for the wish to be a part of that Greater Life to which you have been called.

This article is excerpted from Seven Steps to Oneness.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Mind Power Techniques - Subjective Communication

Subjective Communication: How to Connect With Another Person\'s Mind


Author:

iain legg

This to me is one of the most miraculous aspects of alpha mind-technology. It has been known for a long time under the heading of mental telepathy but it wasn\'t until Jose Silva started seriously experimenting with it that its possibilities and limitations were identified.




In the early days before he had developed the Silva Mind Course he was using light hypnosis to try and help his children raise their grades at school. When he was giving them homework lessons he often noticed that they would answer a question before he had fully asked it. He had not given them enough information to answer the question but they answered it anyway. He figured that this was some sort of direct mind-to-mind communication.




In reality Subjective Communication is extremely easy and you do not have to have any experience whatsoever in alpha techniques, but it will help if you do. The reason for this is that Subjective Communication is usually done in the small hours of the morning for reasons explained later and unless you\'ve had alpha training you tend to drop off to sleep halfway through your program.




If you have a genuine need then by using Subjective Communication you will be able to contact the right people to assist you in achieving your goal, simply by utilizing the knowledge you are about to read.




Basically Subjective Communication gently encourages a remote person or group of people to do things your way in a mutual win-win manner. However it will not work if you are not genuine about that which you want. If for example you are a salesperson and you are trying to push a product that you do not believe in, then it is very likely that your subconscious doubts will transfer to the other person or people.




The impact of one focused human mind upon another can be quite enormous so when you are doing subjective communication make sure to keep your messages positive and mutually beneficial to both parties.





Now as soon as possible contact that person in real life and run your problem past them. You will probably be pleasantly surprised to find that you receive a very cordial reception and things go the way you want. . Communicate with the person concerned and explain that life would be a lot better for both of you if he or she changed their attitude. See them agreeing. And if they don\'t modify their behavior visualize them being very uncomfortable or very unsettled whenever they think of you. This tends to get through to them subconsciously and they may feel inclined to leave you alone.




That is left-brain material. If you do, you will probably break the 'neural connection'. Merely project win/win concepts. You must treat the 'receiver' as your equal.....do not criticize in any way.....Merely offer mutually beneficial suggestions, which you clearly visualize the 'receiving party' agreeing with.




You can easily use it to project healing; loving thoughts to a person you really care about. You will be amazed at the effect it has on them! Treat Subjective Communication with the respect it deserves and treat other people as you would want to be treated yourself! Then you can use this most magical of mental powers to help yourself and others!

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/nlp-hypnosis-articles/subjective-communication-how-to-connect-with-another-persons-mind-338049.html

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Neville Goddard 1955 Mental Diets 2 of 2

I'd like to share some of what I feel is vital information for our awakening. Each time I listen to this I am transformed and you will be too - trust me. I encourage you to keep an open mind while reading, then during your practice. Please let me know of your results. I'll be sharing mine soon!



Wednesday, January 6, 2010

The Spiritual Mastery of Money

Poverty, the cruelest of demons, deprives a person of every joy in this life master!
When we avoid talking about money, we are cheating ourselves. Our unwillingness to talk through our money fears has its costs. Money can be a hot, tricky topic, as intimate as talking about sex. There is much to be gained by breaking the money taboo and exploring your beliefs about money. What you think you need and what you truly need are often very different things. Most people have been conditioned to associate making money with struggle and pain, and thus they have come to believe that they can only earn money by doing things that they don't want to do. Financial struggle is effort laced with negative emotions. Financial struggle is a programmed response. A money struggler creates a life-style that is fragmented, which makes everything that he/she does to earn money into a painful grind. (Thanks Hu Dalconzo)

Saturday, January 2, 2010

New Year, New You!

3 Easy Steps to Get Rid of Negative Self-Talk (thanks to John Hersey, CSP)

As we all know, not only crazy people talk to themselves. We all spend the whole day talking to ourselves, even if we don’t realize it. Self-talk is like having a radio in our heads. We hear it wherever we are, and more often than desired, this voice is a non-stop reminder of how unlucky, bad, or silly we are. This character in our heads is an expert in getting us down through pessimism and criticism. This voice can make us feel worthless and can leave us without control over our lives. It can convince you to not go for that one chance with that girl or boy, not to apply for your dream job, or not bother to make that positive change your life needs so much. Our inner critic feeds on the fear and the doubt it produces in us, but it is up to us to let it take control. We can easily control the radio in our heads to play the stations that work for us instead of against us. There is a way to change the station to a more positive one every time the negative tries to take control. Follow these 3 simple steps, and turn the voice in your head into your biggest admirer:

1. First, be aware of that negative voice talking to you and what it is saying. Observe the self-talk inside your head, truly listen to it; commonly we don’t pay attention to our thoughts, they just come and go automatically, and equally control our lives. You must gain awareness of what that voice is saying. Is it saying the same thing over and over again? How is it making you feel? Most of us don’t focus consciously on what our inner voice is saying; we simply accept its judgment as the truth, and this is where many of us get stuck, sometimes for our whole lives. Negative self-talk is, in most cases, only trying to deceive us with feelings of fear and doubt. What it says is not true. Learn to recognize who truly is in control of your life.

2. Second, assess your inner voice. Learn to recognize the forms it takes: maybe it gets nervous, mad, or frightened? Maybe there is a hint of a positive voice trying to gain strength over the negative one; if there is, you should be proud. Try to focus and listen to that background positive chat more and more every time you hear it. With practice, you will eventually hear it all the time. The most important thing is that you are aware that your inner critic is just a habit of your mind and that you can easily change the station to listen to a different tune, one that makes you feel good, energized, and proud about yourself and your life.

3. Now, after consciously recognizing, listening, and evaluating your inner critic, you can start replacing negative talk with positive one. Give the good talk space to speak, and encourage it through positive affirmations, until you feel the change inside yourself. Affirmations are very powerful; these energize you and prompt you to act positively. If you feel resistance, try this: As soon as you identify the negative talk nagging you with something like “I can’t do anything right”, instantly change that into a positive affirmation, like “Everything I do turns out right”. This is a very powerful exercise because it allows you to assess how each statement makes you feel, and you will want to continue giving yourself bigger doses of positive talk every time.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Committments

I found a fabulous quote for you today:

"Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back,always ineffectiveness concerning all acts of initiative and creation.There is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans; that the moment one definitely commits oneself,then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen events, meetings and material assistance which no one could have dreamed would have come their way. I have learned a deep respect for one of Goethe's couplets: "Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now!"" ~ W.H. Murray

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