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Misguided By Medusa: How Facing Our Fears Dis-empowers Them (Not You)

Misguided By Medusa: How Facing Our Fears Dis-empowers Them (Not You)

Our society has not taught us to use our conscious minds the way it was intended, and so we are conditioned to live in the subconscious mind of memories and habits. But once we become aware of this fact, we are free to develop our conscious awareness, which in itself reduces fear, as when one is at peace within oneself and environment, one cannot help but feel loved.

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Live an Authentic Life ~ 10 Factors You Should Stop Caring About Today to be True to Yourself

Live an Authentic Life ~ 10 Factors You Should Stop Caring About Today to be True to Yourself

To live more authentically, you should stop caring about these Ten factors. You’ll feel less pressure and stress, and start living the life you were meant to have.

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9 Simple Ways To Get Rid of a Negative Mindset

Posted by on January 2, 2015 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
9 Simple Ways To Get Rid of a Negative Mindset

Getting into a negative mindset is far too easy, which invariably leads to unhappiness and depression. To avoid being overwhelmed by negativity we need to make a conscious effort to avoid the experience. When life seems like a perpetual dark tunnel these are some suggestions to change your outlook on life and help you get rid of that negative mindset.

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12 “Art of Possibility” Practices That Will Shift Your Perspective & Transform Your Life

12 “Art of Possibility” Practices That Will Shift Your Perspective & Transform Your Life

In this practice, you wake up every morning with the idea that you are a gift to others. Contribution actually involves two practices: “1) declare yourself to be a contribution and 2) throw yourself into life as someone who makes a difference, accepting that you may not understand how or why.”

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Not Feeling Very Merry? Here’s How to Cope

Not Feeling Very Merry? Here’s How to Cope

The truth is, not everyone is feeling particularly merry or happy right now. This can be a tough time of the year for many… I have friends who have suffered great loss this year with the untimely death of loved ones. Many people are experiencing their first holiday season without their spouse or children as ‘two homes’ has come into effect.

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A New Year’s Resolution That Can Transform Your Life – Forever!

A New Year’s Resolution That Can Transform Your Life – Forever!

Will you resolve to become who you really are in 2015?

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Healing: A Thousand Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Healing: A Thousand Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Every single day the pain was getting worse, thinking it was ‘just a toothache’, I put it off until a more convenient time for me to deal with it. One day with the pain no longer bearable I went to have it looked at to find out that it was not a root canal as I had thought, it was a neurological condition called Trigeminal Neuralgia. Google informed me that this was considered “one of the worst pains known to humankind” and has also been called “the suicide disease” for its progressive extreme pain and chronic features. Yay me.

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Learning to Let Go and Trusting That We Will Be Okay

Posted by on December 16, 2014 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
Learning to Let Go and Trusting That We Will Be Okay

We can’t control the outcome of any situation. We can only control our actions. That means we can aim for a particular outcome, and do everything in our power to achieve it, but we cannot control what actually happens. We can’t control other people, the weather, bureaucracy, or anything else that is outside of ourselves. Obstacles will always get in our way, and we have no power over them.

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The Rumours are True… I’m Easy – Farhana Dhalla

The Rumours are True… I’m Easy – Farhana Dhalla

I’m Easy. Well, not THAT kind of easy … although, in my 20’s… 😉 For a long time now I have been noticing that we reward ‘all that is difficult’. Like, “I studied hard for that exam” and, “It was a rough week” and, “I pulled an all nighter to get this project together for […]

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Four Simple Ways to Forgive Yourself and Get on With Your Life

Four Simple Ways to Forgive Yourself and Get on With Your Life

Many of us know that forgiveness is a good thing, right? It frees us from bitterness and anger, two emotions that not only don’t feel good but they can also ruin our physical health and hold us back from all the good we might achieve and experience. I know that many of you have worked on forgiving others. But what about forgiving ourselves? Even if we’ve gotten pretty good and consistent about offering forgiveness to others, isn’t forgiving ourselves often the most difficult?

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18 Great Reminders When You’re Having a Bad Day

Posted by on December 11, 2014 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
18 Great Reminders When You’re Having a Bad Day

Not every day is good, but there is something good about every day. It takes a strong person to see the positive on down days. The key, I have learned, lies in letting go. It’s about realizing that, except for your own thoughts, there’s nothing that’s absolutely in your power. Knowing and accepting this gives you the ability to cope effectively with life’s constant stream of little tragedies – an aptitude we call resilience.

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Where’s My Tribe? 7 Tips for Finding Your People

Where’s My Tribe? 7 Tips for Finding Your People

I spent much of my life tiptoeing around my desire to find a group of people among whom I could be unconditionally loved and accepted, while staying in alignment with my true nature… I tried to find my tribe, but I always felt like the odd duck swimming with swans, who all seemed to enjoy a sense of belonging I never quite felt.

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You’ve Been Tolerating These 20 Stressful Things Too Many times, Even Though You Don’t Feel like You Are

Posted by on December 11, 2014 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
You’ve Been Tolerating These 20 Stressful Things Too Many times, Even Though You Don’t Feel like You Are

We all go through our day-to-day lives tolerating things that stress us out. To make things worse, we have been doing this for so long, that we don’t even notice anymore. Stress is man-made, and we can make changes in our lives to live a more stress-free life, and a happier one at that. Here is a list of 20 things you’ve been tolerating for too long, and some helpful solutions to take away the stress they have been causing.

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3 Powerful Ways to Change Your Outlook on Life and Start Creating Deep Happiness and Fulfillment

Posted by on December 10, 2014 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
3 Powerful Ways to Change Your Outlook on Life and Start Creating Deep Happiness and Fulfillment

We’ve heard the expression “live in the moment” so many times that the words often lose their meaning. We lose track of the fact that much of the time, we spiral off into thoughts that have little to do with the here and now. Buying coffee, we forget to meet the eyes of the stranger serving us. We obsess over how we look instead of noticing how we are being looked at – by a loved one, for example. When we fall in love, we worry about losing love, rather than enjoying the blissful feeling of being in love. So how can we shift from judging our lives to actually living and enjoying them? Here are three key elements to making the most of the moments of our lives.

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10 Questions to Help You Be Even More Awesome

Posted by on December 9, 2014 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
10 Questions to Help You Be Even More Awesome

At any given moment, life is filled with unanswered questions, but it is the courage to seek these answers that continues to give our lives meaning. Honestly, you can spend your life wallowing in despair, wondering why you were the one who was led down a road strewn with trouble and confusion, or you can be grateful that you are strong enough to survive it and step forward.

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