Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was a scholar, a highly regarded statesman, and popular figure in Roman society. It was during his time on what we would now call “death row” that Boethius produced a great work which went on to influence people for hundreds of years, the “Consolation of Philosophy.” Not only did Boethius realize that worldly possessions did not equate to true internal happiness, he recognized that there was some kind of inexplicable oneness with the universe.
It can be hard to be an introvert in modern society, which seems to favor only extroverts with their strong communication skills and active attitude to life. For this reason, many people feel that their introversion is a kind of disability, a “pain in the neck,” which complicates their life and needs to be ‘fixed’ or ‘cured’.
Underneath it all we are all good, we are all pure, kind and loving, but unfortunately not everyone lives life from that place. And in order for you to continue to live life with your heart wide open, no longer fearing that the toxic and unhealthy behavior of others might affect you, you need to make sure that you get clear on who you are, what matters for you, and how you want to live your life.
In our society to admit loneliness seems like a big admission of failure. It’s uncomfortable to hear. The subtext is that our loneliness is a result of our inability to make connections. It’s all our fault.
When we go-go-go without giving our body the nourishment and care that it needs to thrive, our body begins to give us the sign that it needs attention.
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.
Still your mind. Through meditation or other techniques, get your mind to an open, receptive place where it’s not controlling or pushing you. Experience variety — delight in your personal desires and explore your soul through finding out what things you really like and want. Talk to different people and do different types of activities. Make sure you don’t get stuck in a limited routine.
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” ` Maya Angelou Who can’t agree with the above statement from the late and great, Ms Angelou? We all want the full juicy experience that the cornucopia of life […]
In this video, renowned Intuitive, Alicia Power, shares a simple angel meditation you can do regularly that will boost your positive bio-chemicals and make your soul happy.
Words can move mountains and bring about a revolution. I believe the most powerful positive weapon we each possess is our words. But just mere words don’t bring about change. Those words have to carry weight, have to mean something and must have a positive energy all their own to bring about positive change.