Your ego, the “I” part of you typically has a negative, knee-jerk reaction to anything that lies outside your comfort zone. Over time, it can be coaxed into cooperating with the process of transformation, but until it operates on that level, you need to beware of the ways it can trick you into not taking on the challenges that are best for your personal expansion. In this video, I share 6 sneaky ways your ego tries to sabotage your self-growth. See which of these are most familiar to you — and make sure not to “fall” for them next time. A questioning mind is an expanding mind!
Challenging situations are like the gymnasium for your soul’s growth. Know that you wouldn’t be facing the challenge that you currently are if you weren’t ready. The fact that it’s presented itself means you are ready and already have the inner resources to deal with it. Trust that you can handle it.
Becoming a great leader is a work in progress. There are a number of events that occur in the life of a leader where they were required to act on specific personal qualities or traits that enabled them to lead people to achieve successful outcomes. I believe that everybody has within them the potential to be a great leader.
Listed here are 15 essential life skills that determine your success yet aren’t part of a typical school curriculum, although they really ought to be.
I’ve learned so much from holding on, but even more from letting go. And today I would like to share with you 23 powerful lesson in letting go, lessons that will most probably inspire you to let go of anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy so that you can start living the wonderful and meaningful life you deserve to live.
Emphasizing healthy food, regular engagement with nature and physical activity could create substantial financial dividends. A substantial financial dividend could be released by a greener and healthier economy that emphasizes healthy food, regular engagement with nature and physical activity, the enhancement of social bonds, and attention to creating healthy minds.
The good news is that we do in fact have affordable (and painless) options for detoxification which utilize easy-to-find supplements and foods. Clay, cilantro and fermented or cultured edibles are all helpful in gently purifying the body, revitalizing health and encouraging vitality.
A new report released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that 80 percent of sunscreen products on store shelves are either ineffective or contain ingredients that may be harmful to your health.
Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic? Watch this video! A Swedish family that normally ate non-organic foods was chosen for this study. For one week, the five-member family ate normally, giving regular urine samples that were analyzed for 12 different pesticides. Then their diet was switched for two weeks to only organic food, and their urine was analyzed for the same 12 pesticides during that time. After eating organics for just two weeks, almost all the pesticides that were found in their urine had disappeared.
What does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Turns out an awful lot. While we’ve always known that what we eat affects our bodies and how we look, scientists are also learning more and more that what we eat takes a toll on our brains. Yes, brain foods matter (especially for our gray matter).
Put simply, the canopy utilizes the latest advancements in biomass production to generate beneficial compounds for urban spaces. In this case, the canopy harnesses the natural activity of micro-algae to generate oxygen, producing an amount equivalent to what would naturally be generated in 400,000 square feet of natural woodland, according to the company.
Earth & Space News May 22, 2015: Space weather – huge solar blast; Planets Align – recipe for solar uptick and continued earthquake activity; Flash flood hits Izmir, Turkey (Video); Total Rainfall in Central U.S.; Global Weather – severe storms;
When you mix the self-sustaining practice of growing your own food with the environmentally supporting habit of recycling, you are helping the world two-fold, and you get some tasty offerings in the process.
Earth & Space News May 21, 2015: Space weather; Planetary alignments; Earthquake watch – M6.9 quake strikes Solomon Islands; NASA Spacecraft Capture Rare, Early Moments of Baby Supernovae; Ceres Bright Spots Seen Closer Than Ever; Galaxy’s snacking habits revealed; Is There Life Out There? Distant Moons May Provide the Answer, Researchers Say; Rainstorms lash south China, affecting 1 million; Global Weather
Faced with the growing crisis of declining bee populations, the White House on Tuesday released its strategy for improving pollinator health. Almost immediately, experts decried the plan, saying it “misses the mark” by refusing to acknowledge the overwhelming role that pesticides play in driving bee deaths.
Earth & Space News May 20, 2015: Earthquake watch – earthquake uptick begins as planets align; Solar System Scope; Space weather; Global State of the Climate Report; Robitaille’s Latest: Polarized Light from the Sun; Global Weather
Spherical Tokamak – a Smaller, Faster, Cheaper Route To Fusion Energy (“the Perfect Source of Energy”)
Fusion has the potential to be the perfect energy source—safe, clean, and limitless—but scientists are struggling to make it work. Now a change of shape may turn the mainstream reactor design, known as a spherical tokamak, into something simpler, faster, and cheaper.
What is mindset science? Think of it this way: The way that you think about something can actually transform the effect that it has on you. Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, author of the new book “The Upside of Stress,” talks about mindset science. McGonigal explains how positive thinking can put you on the road to positive outcomes while negative thoughts run the risk of becoming self-fulfilling prophecies.
The Hubble Space Telescope is known for its dazzling images of cosmic phenomena, but it didn’t exactly start that way. Its first ever image, captured 25 years ago today, is decidedly less exciting. This is HD96755, a part of star cluster NGC 3532, about 1,300 light years away. It underwhelmed people back then, too.
Also know as additive manufacturing, 3D printing promises to be a vastly more cost effective approach for the replacement of both body tissues and parts. While the synthetic materials which are often used in the final 3D printed products may cause biocompatibility problems, at the very least they can be used on a temporary basis.
Humans now have a shorter attention span than goldfish due to an obsession with portable devices, according to a survey of 2,000 people conducted by Microsoft. The survey showed that the average attention span of humans has fallen from twelve seconds in 2000 to eight seconds.
Do you struggle with overthinking or emotional chaos? Change your experience with this quick how-to from Lee Harris!
As the week begins, the Sun is still in Taurus. However on Tuesday, Mercury begins a retrograde in its home zone of Gemini
Taurus typically carries us into Mid-spring. She is ruled by Venus, the Goddess planet, and as a fixed earth sign, she represents all the physical blessings that abound during this time of year. She is the sweetness, the auspiciousness of life and light. She is fertile and fecund, full and flowing, beautiful and bountiful.
The week begins with a Quarter Moon in Aquarius on Monday. The suggestion is that finances and friendship may not mix particularly well, or that we need to be really grounded and realistic in our approach to marshalling our money and avoid idealism
In this revealing conversation with Anjula Ram, Rosemary Ellen Guiley shares her understanding of the spirit world and talks about opening to, and closing from, entity communications. She also discusses the importance of prayer and meditation, entity influence, spiritual discernment, the afterlife, and the djinn and shadow night visitors.
David Wilcock: Are we surrounded by multiple different groups of intelligent, humanlike ETs? Have they been interacting with our planet throughout our entire recorded history? For some, the answer has become “Yes, of course.” Once this becomes common knowledge, the effect on our civilization will be undeniably vast, revolutionary and unstoppable.
…the SoHo-based social media site Tsu has signed up 3.5 million users in six months and hopes to close a Series B funding round within weeks. What explains this counter-market progress and investor attention? The answer is commerce and investing, not social media. Tsu pays users a cut of the site’s ad revenue based on how many people view its posts. The pitch to newcomers is compelling enough: Facebook is making billions selling ads against your own content and your own network of friends, but they’re not sharing it with you. We do.
Russell Brand discusses the potential accuracy of how the future (year 2045) is depicted in the new film Mad Max Fury Road. He also details some of the things happening in our world today that will lead to a Mad Max future — unless we do something to change the disastrous course we are on.
10 years ago I used to voraciously follow the news. I had an insatiable appetite for educating thick-headed people about some truths as to why America went to war with Iraq. I stood on my soap box and hurled information and handled adverse commentary like Wonder Woman.
Individuals can transmute from dull repetitive ‘thought’ into ascended golden thinking, but as our minds are freed, one at a time, we ultimately find that our broader society is embedded with a series of norms and structures – of Matrices and Caves – that perpetuate false imagery, preserving the status quo from the ‘threat’ of individual thinking.
PlantPure Nation exposes powerful forces opposed to the plant-based diet. It tackles the issues of the declining family farm and emerging food deserts, monopolies on modern medicine, and the challenges of getting plant-based nutrition included in the political process. It was filmed across the US and includes world-renowned experts, doctors and authors.
One of the greatest things about the Internet is how it’s made autodidactism (self-education) easier and more accessible than ever. There’s been an influx of well-designed educational websites in recent years that cater to the more interactive needs of modern students. Even better, they’re all free. As such, here are some of the best places on the Internet for you to get your learn on.
More than 250 tech companies and digital rights organizations on Wednesday sent a joint letter to Congress, blasting the corporate-backed TPP trade deal they say “actively silences the voices of Internet users, start-ups, and small tech companies…while undermining the health of the entire Web.”
Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill abolishing the death penalty with enough votes to override a promised veto from Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts. The vote was 32 to 15 in Nebraska’s unicameral Legislature.
Russell Brand looks at the new powers brought in by David Cameron to supposedly aid in counter terrorism, but instead, turns us all into terror suspects.
Alice Goffman gives an incredibly eye opening and emotional TED talk on the injustice forced upon minority kids simply because of where they live.
Exploiting the world’s resources and governments with criminal impunity, a wealthy elite—sporting an estimated $32 trillion in tax-exempt offshore havens—are the deep dark secret of plutocratic imperialism, operating behind more visible, privately controlled government representatives.
In October 2011, when the Occupy movement arrived in Houston, protesters were subject to local and federal surveillance, infiltration by police provocateurs, and police assault. Months later, Dave Lindorff reported for WhoWhatWhy, a document obtained in December 2012 from the Houston FBI office shows that the agency was aware of a plot to assassinate Occupy movement leaders—and did nothing about it.
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage, becoming the largest U.S. city to adopt a living wage. The ordinance would boost the $9 an hour base wage to $15 by 2020 for as many as 800,000 workers. Los Angeles now joins Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, which have already adopted similar laws.
When the Simply Home community members decided to look for a place together, they blanketed the residents of their area with flyers requesting a property with a very large lot. Once they secured the land, the group spent several months hashing out all their community agreements about where they’d keep the cats and dogs, who would garden, wash the dishes, etc.
As the gap between the rich and poor in the U.S. continues to grow with more and more wealth being held by fewer people, 63 percent of Americans say that this distribution is unfair, according to a new Gallup survey published Monday. Additionally, 52 percent of respondents say that the problem of inequality should be solved with “heavy taxes on the rich,” a proportion that has risen from 45 percent since Gallup first began asking that question in 1998.
Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done well by him over the last few decades, and he has no desire to do away with it. Nonetheless, he sees a widening gap between the “haves” and “have nots” as our country’s laser focus on profits widens the gap between those who own the companies and those who work for them.
There are billions of poor people around the world but is the reason why they’re poor really what we think it is? Gary Haugen gives an amazing presentation that will both shock you and move you.