Successful people are where they are today as a result of their habits. Your habits determine fully 95% of your behavior. Everything that you are or that you will ever accomplish will be determined by the quality of the habits that you form. By creating good habits and becoming goal oriented you can become successful [...]
Is there enough?The Practice:Feel already full.Why?
One slice of the pie of life feels relaxed and contented. And then there is that other slice, in which we feel driven and stressed. Trying to get pleasures, avoid pains, pile up accomplishments and recognitions, be loved by more people. Lose more weight, try to fill the hole in [...]
IN MANY EASTERN PHILOSOPHIES, dharma refers to the fundamental laws that govern and sustain the universe. The word dharma comes from ancient Sanskrit and literally means “pillar” — that which upholds. Therefore, whatever upholds the harmony of all life is considered dharmic and contributes to the expansion of joy, love and tranquility.
Like many Sanskrit words, dharma [...]
Throughout life you’ve been through a conditioning process that’s created a mind-set overflowing with I am nots. As a schoolchild with a less than satisfactory grade on your report card, you thought to yourself, I am not smart. You place anywhere other than number one and say, I am not talented. You feel criticized and believe [...]
WE WANT YOU TO REMEMBER that what you are currently living is not nearly as important as how you feel about what you are living, because what you are living is changing constantly. Some people, as they read those words, immediately take issue with them, for they believe that things are not changing—at least not [...]
“Just ’cause the bushes don’t move, don’t mean nothing’s there.” My Cherokee Indian of a grandfather (my Pap-paw) told me this over 50 years ago when I was a little boy growing up in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. It obviously made an indelible impression.
When we walked alone in the woods a few miles [...]
To obtain the type of financial independence you’ve been dreaming about all your life, you must learn to develop a “millionaire mindset”. Thomas Stanley and William Danko, in The Millionaire Next Door, explain that most wealthy people and self-made millionaires drive used cars, live in average neighborhoods, wear average priced clothes and watches and are very [...]
TODAY IS A NEW DAY. Today is a day for you to begin creating a joyous, fulfilling life. Today is the day to begin to release all your limitations. Today is the day for you to learn the secrets of life. You can do it. You can change your life for the better. You already have [...]
What do you think about when you first wake up?The Practice:Lean into good on first waking.Why?
Waking up is like the sun rising. At first it’s mostly dark, as glimmers of consciousness begin to light the shadows. Emerging into full wakefulness, the fogs and veils dissolve and the whole plain of your mind comes into view. [...]
A timeless tool to balance, heal and transform.
ONLY A FEW DECADES AGO, Western medicine viewed the body as a machine whose parts would inevitably break down until they could no longer be repaired. Medical students were taught that random chemical reactions determined everything that happened in the body, the mind and body were separate and [...]