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If you have become used to living with anxiety, fear, depression or unhappiness, then it can be difficult to believe that happiness is possible. But a few simple steps can help to reduce those unwanted feelings and increase your happiness.
Don't struggle on your own:
Happiness can seem a ... Views: 24
The Art of Follow Through: Stop Putting it Off!
Why do some people seem to be able to accomplish so much while others allow obstacles to block them, or they procrastinate and never finish what they start or dream of starting?
Surely those who succeed know some things that others don't. Or ... Views: 38
You have probably heard about “The Secret” and the “Law of Attraction”. It has become the bible for personal development and the secret to creating the life you want. If it was all as simple as some of the publicity would have us believe then we would all be rich, have ... Views: 23
“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you’re riding through the ruts, don’t you complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!” ~ Bob Marley
“Blame no one. Forgive yourself and others. ... Views: 46
Recently, I have been itching for a change and I decided I should come up with ways to make myself feel better, to achieve more, learn something new and do something for the first time. Yes, there are times like this in our lives, when we simply want to escape from the routine and feel the ... Views: 71
I’ve been urging you to practice forgiveness. I asked that you forgive white society for their transgressions against us and I asked that you forgive yourself for getting caught up in the negativity that they have heaped upon us and turning it in on yourself.
But this begs the question, just ... Views: 46
In my last article, I told you that it is time to forgive those who have harmed us. I spoke not only of this generation, but the generations that lead to this generation. That’s a lot of work. It is challenging work. It is also rewarding work. But be aware that it is still work ... Views: 47
The comfort Zone!
90% of the population live here. They are satisfied with the way life is. They fit the description of an average American very well.
This is called the comfort zone because like an old worn pair of jammies; it is comfortable. And people have gotten so comfortable in ... Views: 75
Let’s face some facts. We have made tremendous progress in reducing the torments of discrimination and isolation and oppression as results of racism. However, there is still a very long way to go. We are still imprisoned more often, less well educated, dying faster, more underemployed, more ... Views: 58
So many entrepreneurs start businesses with dreams of taking back control of their time, working fewer hours and enjoying work again. You know the sort of thing, it’s almost a mythology – working in your pyjamas, from the beach or for just a few hours a week. If that has worked out that way for ... Views: 50
Perception is personal.
Have you ever met someone that you talked to for a minute and didn’t like? Then circumstances threw you together and you discovered that they were actually pretty nifty and you do like them, in fact you become good friends. The only thing in this scenario that changes ... Views: 68
We hear about truth, are asked to tell the truth and heck I am even telling you that your truth shall set you free. But what is truth?
Is there truth in our media? Well if our news is pretty much the same thing on every channel in in most papers you can be reasonably sure it is vetted ... Views: 64
Have you ever noticed how many excuses you make for things? Or that other people make for things?
I caught myself doing it recently and had to stop and take a look at what exactly was going on. Why was I excusing, defending even, something that caused me discomfort? We all tell white lies to ... Views: 66
How to Lead a Stress-free Happy Life?
On a visit to the US I happened to meet an Asian immigrant, let’s call him SA. I found that he was a man with a difference. At all times he was in a happy mood. His colleagues also affirm that he is quite different from other people. In ... Views: 47
There always seems to be more work than hours in the day to complete it. This presents an internal struggle for many women who battle with the superwoman syndrome. How can you recognize whether you are a proponent of this ever increasing epidemic?
Ask yourself these questions:
1)Do I ... Views: 93
Recently a friend of mine gave me reason to think by going on and on regarding how wonderful they are, how hard they work and how nice they are to others but why do bad things happen to them? I wasn’t pondering their struggles; I was confused that they felt the need to declare how great they ... Views: 78
If you are throwing your hands up in the air with what to do for your troubled teen, you may want to consider the summer boot camp option. These programs have been specifically designed to support, guide and create structure and limits for a child with behavior problems. Additionally, these ... Views: 123
Getting Past An Uncomfortable Comfort Zone
Have you ever wondered why some people are able to successfully make change, yet many others cannot? This has remained a great mystery to many. Perhaps you have taken that moment to reflect and ask yourself this same question? I’m sure we all have ... Views: 147
When people first hear about waking Hypnosis they are kind of thrown for a tailspin. People usually think of Hypnosis as something where you are sleeping and you are totally unconscious. This is not the case.
With waking Hypnosis you can get all of the same Hypnotic phenomenon while a ... Views: 190
"Why does this happen to me? Nothing ever goes right!"
We all have at some point in our lives had this emotion of "self pity." It is emotionally draining. Like a parasite feeding on our emotions. Its a human or natural emotion brought on by sadness, things not working out the way we'd like ... Views: 223
When we think about the Socializer Striving Style, with their predominant need to be connected, the Barbra Streisand song "People” (People Who Need People) comes to mind. Socializers are the “Weavers of the Social Fabric” in families, the workplace and in communities. They easily build and ... Views: 137
When I started my master’s degree course work in May 2008, I hadn’t been in an academic program for several decades. I dove in with the enthusiasm and determination born of pursuing education as a calling rather than an obligation. I finished my master’s course work in April 2011, passed my oral ... Views: 203
People that are unacquainted with hypnotherapy always ask, "Does hypnotherapy work?" The answer is yes! In order to understand why hypnotherapy works so well, it is important to understand how our minds process information and how a thought becomes a behavior.
The step-by-step process looks ... Views: 229
If I got your attention your probably somewhere between desperate for solutions for your horribly behaved child to mildly interested in learning some parenting tricks to have at the ready for the next time your sweet angel thinks she's in charge at the grocery store. Either way, by the time ... Views: 227
Every year on December 31st, people all over the world make New Year’s resolutions. Millions of people wake up thinking, “This is the day I am going to do things differently!”
They yearn for a new beginning and hate themselves when, after a few weeks their resolutions fail.
Why do they ... Views: 224
Here are five limiting beliefs about personal goal setting that I discovered last Sunday when a passerby overheard my Irish friends and me talking while he was taking some photos. He came over to chat to us.
He is just finishing up his final year in Sydney and unfortunately he couldn't get ... Views: 332
Why Should You Push yourself to “Speed-Up?
• 1. “But Dr. Franklin, what good is your new invention of Electrics?”
• 2. “Dear Lady, what good is a new-born baby?”
• 3. Get it? We just don’t know in advance the ... Views: 343
Before walking your truest path to inner peace and happiness you must first discover and be true to yourself. The efforts of seeking approval and connections with others through submission and imitation, though flattering, will neither connect you very deeply with them nor allow you to ... Views: 427
Has your child ever vehemently resisted your request to perform a task?
I worked with a young mom recently who came to me exasperated by her daughter’s refusal to wash her hands and dry them or sometimes have a meltdown when the mom would do this task for her. The mom was at her wit’s end ... Views: 235
Last time I spoke about the law of attraction, what it is and how to use it. Now I’ll talk about another way to help you be happy or at least happier. My favorite way to use the secret weapon: the mind.
Autosuggestion - I use it since I was a little child, not to its full extent from the ... Views: 288
Man is a triune being. He is spirit, soul, and body. We are made in the likeness of God after the Holy Trinity which is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. You are more than just the fleshly body you see in the mirror after getting out of the shower.
The real you cannot be seen. The ... Views: 254
Attention Deficit Disorder (also known as ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are terms used to describe patterns of behavior that appear most often in school-aged children. Children with these disorders are inattentive, overly impulsive and, in the case of ADHD, ... Views: 540
Beliefs are generalisations about how the world is. Your beliefs are so powerful that they do in fact determine your life! They are the presuppositions that we have about the way the world is that either create or deny us personal power. In effect, they are our on/off switch for our ability to ... Views: 281
The more you study clutter problems in houses, the more that you realize that there is a social need to be answered, here. People do not keep lots of unused items in their house within grasp because “They might need it someday and need to have them close.” The problem goes deeper than that. Do ... Views: 260
Brainwave entrainment alters your dominant brainwave frequency so that you can take your personal power back and break habits that are negatively impacting your life.
Habits are unconscious and compulsive. If you surrender yourself to something habitually, it can become an addiction.
Addiction ... Views: 323
Brainwave entrainment is a process that allows you to alter your dominant brainwave frequency to a state of consciousness that will help you actually achieve your goals, when willpower alone has let you down.
Every year about this time, just about everyone world- wide, takes a look at their ... Views: 287
What kind of day are you choosing to have?
It can be so easy for a life event to take control of our mood for the day; that is IF we allow that to happen. We have a choice every moment on the type of day we are going to have. A recent conversation with a girlfriend really drove this point ... Views: 299
Thoughts are energy
Our thoughts and beliefs create our reality – by attracting to us the things that we focus on.
Whatever we have in our lives at present is as a result of our current beliefs and thoughts relating to all areas in our life such as, wealth, health and happiness...
The ... Views: 350
Depressed. Dragging. In a funk.
I woke up that way today at 4:30 a.m. There’s no good reason for it. I understand that I make my own reality, but I was having trouble turning off the funk. I got up, threw some clothes on in the dark and stumbled my way downstairs into the office.
I know that ... Views: 515
Lest intellectualism that today is immersed in setting up big cities everywhere was instead diverted in making plans of setting up advanced villages we would have witnessed small self dependent advanced rural areas everywhere. Neither thus would urban areas get over populated, become dirty and ... Views: 263
Some days it seems that everything and everyone is against you. You start off by spilling coffee down your clean shirt, then you can't find your keys, every traffic light is red, everyone around you is in a bad mood and you're glad when the day is over.
On other days, though, it seems that ... Views: 301
There was an extended period of time in my life where I was a CAVE dweller. We all know people that are. CAVE is an acronym for Citizens Against Virtually Everything. CAVE dwellers are the people that look at life as a glass that is half full and complain about it. They complain loudly about ... Views: 388
Re-channeling Stress into Something Positive
What if someone told you there was a way that you could re-channel the negative effects of stress into something that is productive and positive? What if someone told you that you literally redefine yourself into a negative belief when you are ... Views: 384
Are you struggling to get your teen to follow your direction? Is your child flat-out ignoring you? This can be really frustrating, especially when you take into consideration all you’ve invested in their upbringing and wellbeing. Teenagers usually do whatever they feel like doing, not ... Views: 419
Emotions can be so confusing and most people want to immediately be rid of what they are feeling. As part of the human race we experience emotions and our emotions really do serve a purpose for us. They serve a purpose in our lives, our relationships, our jobs, and our families and they even ... Views: 328
Meditation was once visualized as an Eastern tradition where the person sits in a circle surrounded by candles and saying mantras or humming. Currently, meditation and its benefits are recognized and are far from what we had in mind before. Aside from the calming effect that it could bring, ... Views: 315
How do you feel about change? If you’re anything like me, you probably have mixed feelings about it. While it often depends on our perception of the type of change – big or small, good or bad, needed or unnecessary, easy or hard, etc. – most of us seek and fear change simultaneously.
I’ve ... Views: 277
To solve our problems we need to find out our pure original disk of concepts in black and white. It is so much complicated that we are not aware of our hidden rooted shaped conceptual backgrounds.
In the psychology of perception, pictures are always highlighted by their backgrounds. ... Views: 238
Some of my worst decisions in life have been made from a state on anxiety, fear, or uneasy needfulness.
Take for example having licked my wounds after a business failure, I through myself into the next venture without stepping back to ask if this was what I really wanted.
The anxiety ... Views: 253
Deep breathing can be an important coping skill to learn. It may sound silly, but many people do not breathe properly. Natural breathing involves your diaphragm, a large muscle in your abdomen. When you breathe in, your belly should expand. When you breathe out, your belly should fall. Overtime, ... Views: 452