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Imagine how much you could reduce stress in your life if only you would speak your truth. What do I mean by this? I mean admitting to yourself reasons why you continue to behave in unproductive ways and make decisions that hinder your progress in life; speaking truth to things in your life that ... Views: 20
According to success author, Napoleon Hill, all human beings have six basic fears:
1. The fear of criticism
2. The fear of ill health
3. The fear of poverty
4. The fear of loss of love
5. The fear of old age
6. The fear of death
The best way for us to conquer any of these ... Views: 33
An Open Letter to Humanity at Our Evolutionary Crossroads
By David Woolfson:
Imagine that each of us is a passenger on the ship RMS Titanic during its fateful maiden voyage in April 1912. The fact that ship will strike an iceberg and sink is inevitable, but to the Titanic passengers ... Views: 15
The societies sought and ensured happiness through seeking and ensuring safety, security and by developing mutualisms. Living in community cultivating and pursuing highest virtues of civilization, people attempted to live in harmony and happiness. Empowered ... Views: 30
As a managing fear author, many people have told me that they have had a difficult time in finding the right counselor for their mental health needs. Here are some suggestions I came up with in finding the right counselor for you.
The first thing I recommend a person should do is to talk to ... Views: 40
People usually feel bad as a result of many internal and external factors. Although some of them might be aware of the root cause still the majority of them are totally unaware.
If you tried to ask why, you'll get something like; i don't know what's happening but I'm not feeling fine. You ... Views: 71
Imagine you've just won a dream vacation to an island in the Caribbean. You can almost smell the fresh, salt air. White sand and turquoise ocean spread out for miles in front of you, sprinkled with coconut and palm trees. You're staying in a small cottage on the beach, listening to the soft ... Views: 111
In today’s age there are many problems created by the false beliefs of mental illness, and the use of medication to treat it. Many people are judged based on personal traits. Many people feel the stigma directly aimed at them and it can be very obvious. Some stigma types are making negative ... Views: 146
Why is it that we avoid doing the very things that we know will be good for us? It is simply a lack of discipline or is there some kind of pay-off for not sticking to our goals?
My guess is that it is a combination of both.
In order to make progress and stop all the excuses, we need to truly ... Views: 114
Many narcissistic defences, traits, and behaviours revolve around the compulsive need to sustain a grandiose self-image of perfection (“perfectionism”.) Paradoxically, deficient impulse control helps achieve this crucial goal. Impulsive actions and addictive behaviours render failure impossible ... Views: 199
The ego is a part of one’s emotional layout whose prime responsibility is to safeguard the self. The ego is not real in physical terms, which means that you can’t taste, touch or smell it, however it still perseveres.
The ego is not good or bad, it really is only a survival system existent ... Views: 80
What are your biggest fears in life, those that are stopping you from moving forward? What would it mean to you if you knew how to successfully overcome those fears? In my previous article, we looked at what fear is, the difference between real and imagined fear and what that means for you. What ... Views: 159
Stressing happens once you allow fear centered thoughts spiral out of control. Next thing you realize, one scared thought has escalated into a multitude of thoughts that have you thinking that something bad is likely to happen to you.
In case you are just like me, you then have done your own ... Views: 81
Yesterday I asked my guides for a little help. I asked them to help me understand fear better. I'm not talking about my fear of spiders or clowns, those are phobias. I mean real fear. The kind that keeps us stuck in place, stops us from going after what we want and seems to cloud our ... Views: 165
An article by: Jay Tow, M.S.
During the many years I have worked as a counselor and coach, I have found that one thing holds people back from living the lives they want more than anything else. Fear is the one common emotion that inhibits us from making the changes that would improve our ... Views: 221
Deciding: It’s your Decision
Making decisions are a part of everyone’s life. This is the right you have to your autonomy, well being and pursuit of happiness. They may be the smallest of small ones or the largest of large ones; nevertheless, they may all impact you on many levels. When faced ... Views: 125
We have all felt the suffocating influence that fear can have on us and I’m sure we all agree that it can leave you feeling completely trapped with nowhere to run and escape. Fear isn’t something we experience a couple of times, fear shows up in our lives in many different ways and times of our ... Views: 96
Obstacles are Gifts
It may sound simplistic but where you are today is exactly where you need to be. Would you take this moment to truly honor this concept? Although our lifetime experiences all differ greatly, we are all faced with challenges that present themselves as they are in fact, ... Views: 118
By: Stan Popovich
I was eighteen and I was going to the main campus at Penn State to start college. I really wanted to go to Penn State however the odds of me succeeding Were against me.
First, I knew that it was very hard for a freshman to pass all of their classes when they went to the ... Views: 97
By: Stan Popovich
It was difficult for me to deal with my fears and anxieties and the peer pressure from my friends. Dealing with fear and anxiety on a regular basis was very difficult let alone trying to live up to my expectations from people I knew. I realized that everyone has to deal ... Views: 95
We live in a fear-based reality. A reality that says rocks are hard and water is wet, and that’s just the way the world is. In a reality that says take before you are taken, that you must fight for what you want because the world is harsh and cruel and there is not enough for everyone. In a ... Views: 171
Easter People-Our Greater Yet To Be
The Easter experience for Jesus’ disciples was chaos. What had happened? Their great master had been crucified. It is suggested that he was seen in a celestial-light body, yet physical enough to be present even touched by Thomas.
All too often Jesus is ... Views: 72
Mind over mountain! That's what we were told throughout the seven day climb to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro -- the tallest mountain in Africa at 19,341 feet. I expected the climb to be challenging. In fact, that's one of the reasons I wanted to endure the long days, rain, cold, wind, and altitude ... Views: 205
About a year ago, I attended a personal development conference. One of the final exercises was about recognizing your power. We were asked to do the unthinkable. After signing all the appropriate liability release forms, we were broken into teams and each of us was given an arrow and a Sharpie. ... Views: 81
Many Celebrities live with a mental health disorder in addition to dealing with their fame and success. Here are some suggestions on how celebrities can deal with their mental health issues.
1. Determine the source of your fears. If a person can determine what is causing their mental health ... Views: 78
Dale Carnegie once said, “Fear does not exist anywhere but in our mind.”
Let’s consider this: If fear is just a figment of our imagination and does not exist anywhere else, how can we explain the devastating impact fear has on our health and in our lives?
I may have an answer for you. You ... Views: 156
Are you bored with life? Do you feel like you’re stuck in a rut? Do you feel like there is something more that you should be doing, but you just don’t know what it is? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are not living your life consciously. You have become a slave to your own ... Views: 141
Most people come from dysfunctional families. We’ve read the news and have seen all the people who come up with sob stories. I suppose that they want us to throw up the confetti, cut the cake and engage in one big pity party. I don’t buy it for a second. We are all dysfunctional in one way, ... Views: 186
Having concerns engaging with others is also know or social anxiety disorder as it is more commonly known, is one of the most common forms of anxiety disorders. It refers to the fear of being judged or being watched due to one’s low confidence and insecurity. This extreme fear that others might ... Views: 112
Claustrophobia is a common disorder, but often it goes undiagnosed and untreated because of embarrassment. However, there is nothing to be embarrassed from, you just have to know that like any phobia this one could also be treated and even cured. Anxiety and panic attack are the most common ... Views: 180
Far too many people suffer from fears and anxieties. Their experiences can range from a chronic, mild nervous feeling to a full blown panic attack. Ask anyone who has struggled through an episode of panic; the reactions are real and horrifying. In the extreme, these feelings can be debilitating ... Views: 193
Who are you? Not your name (although it says a lot about you). I want to know your essence; your passion. I want to know the you beneath the mask.
Since we’re getting intimate, let me give you a little history about myself and how I became a self-improvement teacher. To do so, I must begin in ... Views: 157
Worrying occurs when you allow your fear based beliefs to spiral out of control. Next, one fearful thought has escalated into a large number of thoughts that will have you believe something terrible is about to happen to you.
If you are anything like me, then you have done your fair share of ... Views: 215
A panic attack by definition is a period of acute or crippling anxiety that can occur suddenly and last for several moments or hours. Some people may feel short of breath, feel like they are having a heart attack, or feel trapped when they are completely safe. These symptoms are common during ... Views: 211
The fear of aging is inbuilt in most people, due to our materialistic philosophy. Which is not our desires and ownership of things per se, but our idea that reality is limited to what we perceive through the five senses. This then divorces us from a spiritual experience, leaving the ... Views: 166
The recent devastating event in Connecticut, where adults and young children were murdered in a killing rampage by a disturbed individual, has shocked us and wounded our hearts. Stunned we ask ourselves, “How anyone can do this? How could this have happened?”
As we ... Views: 194
What would you try if you had no fear?
I posted this question on my Facebook wall the other day and here the answers I got back:
- write and publish an inspirational book
- pick up the phone and start calling prospects
Fear is an interesting topic I have been investigating for ... Views: 233
If you are a young professional entering the world of sales, you will most likely have goals for sales targets you want to reach. You will probably go into this new role with a lot of enthusiasm after watching movies of sales people having all the flashy cars etc… But then something happens. You ... Views: 0
If you are a young professional entering the world of sales, you will most likely have goals for sales targets you want to reach. You will probably go into this new role with a lot of enthusiasm after watching movies of sales people having all the flashy cars etc… But then something happens. You ... Views: 287
If the balance of vital force remains stable all classes and sub classes of life will work desirably. The body thus will experience good health, mind will be happy and the psyche will ooze with good intentions and contentment. Yet if in that arena distortions manifest the result is hardships and ... Views: 218
Are you like most people and would totally love the results and the good feelings that come as a result of changing your life? If so, there’s a downside to change – and here it is, despite how much you sincerely want a change, there’s always something that holds you back.
It can be the ... Views: 211
Like most animals, humans are motivated through the brain's dopamine system. When we experience something that makes us feel good -- generally through the release of endorphins, the brain associates the activity that generated the pleasure with that pleasure, and through the use of dopamine, ... Views: 272
Everyone deals with struggles in life, things that happen which are out of our control. What is most important is how you confront these life struggles. Do you continue to live your life being miserable or do you take control, find your voice, and persevere? I, like all people in life, had my ... Views: 236
By: Stan Popovich
We all have to deal with fear and anxiety in our life. Our fears and anxieties can reduce our self-confidence and help prevent us from getting what we want. One of the ways to help manage your fears is to develop some goals and then focus on reaching those ... Views: 158
By: Stanley Popovich
A sure way to overcoming your fears and anxieties is in finding the source of your fears and being able to manage it. In dealing with any kinds of fears or anxieties, try to learn what is the real source of your fears and anxieties. Knowing what is causing your anxieties ... Views: 159
I invite you to take a moment and think about the women you know or admire. Perhaps it’s your mother or favorite teacher or even Miss Oprah Winfrey herself - what is it about these women that garners your affection and admiration? While they might possess many endearing qualities such as ... Views: 250
Keeping on with daily practises for spiritual enlighmentment, knowing what your tue purpose is, and using that deep sense of agape love to guide your daily activity.
"Better than power over all the earth, better than going to heaven, and better than dominion over the worlds ... Views: 334
Anger... This is a subject no one of likes to discuss. We try to pretend we don’t get angry. We don’t like to face our anger or rage because this is showing us our really intense negative feelings. In anger we are venting, expressing, and brooding. We are avoiding taking responsibility for ... Views: 550
Some articles or information downloads from the spirits necessitate distribution and then need to be communicated repeatedly. I realize this to be true with the article I wrote titled: Choosing Happiness in Difficult Times.
I use this article and the information that flowed from the spirits in ... Views: 179
“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.”
There are basically two major motivators in our lives, fear and love. The problem is that fear is the one that we predominantly use to dictate what decisions and what direction we are going to take in our lives. When ... Views: 357