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THE ORIGINAL SIN... Part 2
..JOURNEY OUT OF Eden........( genesis3)
Last time we considered the first part of the original sin, which was. The loss Of innocence.
Eden happens to be the place of purpose, work, and divine assignment. In life, we all have a purpose, a special assignment ... Views: 55
Life is all about managing paradoxes
Dr. Madan Tripathy
Life is full of paradoxes…… I am already seeing some frowned faces and raised eye-brows, even before completing my sentence. Before you start concurring or differing with my views, let us quickly see what exactly is meant by paradox. ... Views: 76
Have you been feeling out of sorts at work and wondering if you need to make a change, but not sure if now is the time?
It’s important to self-reflect on a regular basis and not simply drift through life and career without awareness.
Paying attention to the synchronicities and signs in your ... Views: 194
Many will agree that childhood is the best phase of human life, no worries; no stress; life seems so colorful and perfect but then human tends to grow up. Adulthood comes with its own difficulties and responsibilities which turns many adults into boring personalities. The main reason which turns ... Views: 137
I tend to find like marmite, garlic or someone packing your bags at the supermarket, people either love or hate the concept of making new year’s resolutions.
Working with hundreds of people through relationship issues, there is often one in a couple one who loves to plan, organise and ... Views: 137
Don’t let a major life setback drag you down.
Life isn’t always a bed roses. Sometimes things happen that we totally didn’t see coming and couldn’t have prevented. Maybe it’s the loss of a job, the end of a relationship, being rejected by your dream school, or the sting of a business failure. ... Views: 208
Divorce is hard on everyone, particularly on kids. Many parents struggle with their marriages for years before deciding that divorce is the best option for everyone. When this decision is made, it then falls to the parents to let their kids know what be happening.
Unfortunately, well-meaning ... Views: 344
We are not only wired to peruse happiness but we are also wired to want more and more happiness.
But how good are we at increasing our happiness ?
Statistics On The Pursuit Of Happiness
In 2004 there were over 2000 book titles with advice that is supposed to bring happiness. There are ... Views: 272
To the many individuals currently experiencing the joy of finally leaving the past decades of daily obligation to the J.O.B. – good for you! What next?
Now’s a great time to pursue that passion that’s been bubbling just beneath the surface for so long. What makes your heart sing, ... Views: 250
How do you care for yourself under stress?
I’m sure you’ve heard people say “stress is a killer” and I believe stress can manifest itself in emotional and physical ways that can lead to depression, anxiety and even death if gone untreated. If you are under stress over a long period of time ... Views: 339
The knowledge that we have lost an ability we had, that some or one of our physical abilities cannot be recovered after losing it has two direct effects on us:
• First, the pain, depression and frustration want to overwhelm our thoughts and take away from our creative abilities. Worse yet, ... Views: 310
Before Sandy moved to a senior living community, she lived alone in a Pasadena condo. Early retirement from an engaging and challenging career meant the loss of daily contact with friends she was accustomed to and enjoyed.Her daughter, Michelle, began to worry about the toll isolation was having ... Views: 375
Sufferers of social anxiety disorder have varying needs when it comes to daily life, and that includes, of course, work environments. While some need limited social interaction, others feel they need to get out and work with a small group of people in order to keep from feeling isolated. One of ... Views: 527
Recently, I’ve decided to educate myself about different alternatives of earning money. I researched the market and the Web. All options sound OK, but, in my opinion, the most approachable was Forex trading using MT4 platform (Meta Trader 4). As I’m not an expert yet, but, let’s say an advanced ... Views: 399
Have you ever stayed in a job, relationship or living situation for too long? I mean, you knew it was not your ideal situation and you stayed because you thought you could either make it work or you were too lazy or scared to move on.
Is that a bad thing? Not really.
But you may experience ... Views: 594
In 2003, we closed on a house in the inland empire in Southern California. We were at the end of phase 1 in a multiple phase new home site. We knew something interesting was happening in the market as we were gaining equity while the house was being built. In the short period that it took to ... Views: 534
As someone who has sat on the then Reiki Regulatory Working Group in the UK, now known as the Reiki Council, I am delighted to see how seriously Reiki is being taken in the UK now. Of course, there are many that do not realise the benefits. However, at the end of the day, it is about choice. A ... Views: 452
Transcript from 6/14/12 blog talk radio show A Fine Time for Healing, Transitions in Life
Transitions in Life
Written by Randi G. Fine
Life is a series of beginnings and endings. Seasons change; trees blossom and then go barren, flowers bloom and then go dormant, day turns to night, years ... Views: 640
Over the summer, my daughter turned 16, legal age to get her G1 and start learning to drive. Not something I have been looking forward to as I literally just finished cleaning being a driving instructor to my son in July when he passed his driving test. My daughter asked if she could write the ... Views: 398
As I work with people both personally and professionally I notice that all have been hurt at some point in their life. Some so deeply they haven't recovered. This affects their professional life as well. Some signs I have seen are: anger in the workplace, demoralizing a coworker in front of ... Views: 576
How do you choose to grieve the loss of something or someone in your life? Have you ever thought about the possibility that you can be happy even in your grief? What is the most challenging piece of grief for you?
At some point in our lives, we all experience the loss of someone close to us ... Views: 556
As a foretaste of things to come here is a copy of the February 2015 Newsletter from Gregory Reece-Smith for CreatingHarmonyInYourLife.com and originally sent to his subscribers and an opportunity to look back and review how things have unfolded so far in the year, both cosmically and ... Views: 608
The day that I reached the 300k mark in my business I didn’t feel happy. I had been frequently attending fancy events staying in fancy hotels – you know the kind with really large water features, perfect gardens, and extremely polite staff – the kind who say “can I do anything else for you miss” ... Views: 725
Are you feeling stuck? Maybe you’re in a job you hate, in relationships that aren’t serving you, or in a cycle of unhealthy behavior. If this sounds like what you’re experiencing, know that you are not alone! Many people have reached out to me looking for a career coach, because they feel ... Views: 682
It’s never too late to transition into another career. People of all different ages and with all different skillsets and professional histories change careers all of the time. It doesn’t matter whether you’re fresh out of college and unhappy with your career path after just a couple of years or ... Views: 665
“I always wanted to get into another field where I knew I would be more fulfilled but for some reason I was never able to get past the gate. You empowered me to step through the gate to get to the other side so I could have a more fulfilling and satisfied life.”
– comment from a client at the ... Views: 633
You could be in a perfectly adequate job – work that you enjoy and which possibly pays you enough for all your needs. You're living in a place that is familiar to you; somewhere that you call home. So when opportunity comes knocking, you’re may be tempted to pass on an unknown future in favor of ... Views: 621
This blog is part 2 of "The Mother Connection" blogpiece, and is a part of Susanna’s book.
It’s impossible today for any of us to not be triggered around our own “enough-ness,” given how much our culture uses this very concept to demonstrate and than sell to us what we need to feel ... Views: 660
On my radio show last week, a woman called in and asked “How can I know what is the right way to move forward?” Which argument from her mind can she trust when she can make so many different arguments to go in one direction or another?
This is such a good question! Our minds can confuse us ... Views: 726
Love cannot be measured. It cannot be placed in test tubes in a science laboratory or placed on the great scale of life to determine whether or not there’s enough. The anxious/sensitive mind longs for a definite answer to the questions that swirl through its brain - Do I love you enough? What is ... Views: 780
Sometimes an anger surges up in me about how abysmally this culture guides and takes care of its members around transitions. We expect engaged women and men to put on a happy face from proposal through honeymoon, ignoring their innate need to grieve the loss of their singlehood and honor their ... Views: 737
Life is full of transitions; none of us remain exactly the same for any length of time. This refers not only to our physical appearance, but also our attitudes, way of thinking, and emotional responses to people and situations. And this is as it should be. Life is not about standing still but ... Views: 872
“Our eyes are not viewers; they are also projectors that are running a second story over the picture that we see in front of us all the time. Fear is writing that script. Now fear is going to be a player in your life. You get to decide how much. You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, ... Views: 763
No matter where you turn, fear seems to be a topic of conversation for so many. Turn on the news, read the newspaper, watch television…it’s there. Truth be told, there is a major shift underway. This shift can be frightening to some, enlightening for others. The fear comes from the outward ... Views: 623
We hear a lot about the power of gratitude lately. There seems to have been a hundredth monkey leap in consciousness, a global awareness that gratitude is a powerful and relatively easy way to sweep out the propensity toward negativity and connect to what’s good and right in our world.
For ... Views: 710
There is a room in your heart where sadness dwells. Each story of sadness lives there like a stagnant, frozen particle of light waiting for you to see it, to hold it, to wrap it in a blanket and bring it tea. When you visit your grief place with love, the particles of light start to shimmer and ... Views: 702
At the core of each human being rests a heart full of love, tinged with sadness and aching with longing. Some would say this longing points to our awareness of our original separation from a divine source, the knowing that we are all one yet painfully separated from each another because of this ... Views: 756
One the many problems of living in an image-based, superficial culture is that we learn to take life at face value. You have a dream about having sex with someone other than your partner and you latch onto the most obvious interpretation that you secretly want to have sex with someone else. You ... Views: 715
A few weeks ago my family and I spent five days up in the mountains. Overall, it was a lovely vacation, with much laughter, hiking, game-playing, and boating. But for some reason my husband and I were in one those spells when we bumped heads at some point each day. Perhaps it was hormones or ... Views: 666
If you follow my work you know that I view anxiety quite differently than most people. Instead of seeing it as something to eliminate as quickly as possible – usually with medication – I see it as the soul’s way of communicating, via the vessel of the body, that something is awry inside and is ... Views: 749
We all carry within us a well of Self. We can’t see this well, but we know when the waters are clear and full or when they’re low and flecked with the dark matter of the lies we tell ourselves about ourselves. We know when the waters are warm from the time, interest, and compassion we pour into ... Views: 746
Inspired by the courageous, wise members of my July 2014 Trust Yourself program. Quotes from the forum reprinted with permission.
My family and I were driving into town last summer when we saw a blue van pass by with the words “Mr. Pool” printed on the side.
“There goes Mr. Pool,” I ... Views: 670
The only feature of life which is permanent is change. Whether you accept it or not, whether you are prepared for it of not, people, situations, values, beliefs, in fact, practically everything both inside and outside us change. When you visit your old home town after years, you look around and ... Views: 807
In all the years that I have been working with solo entrepreneurs and my coaching clients, I‘m always amazed at how many of them believe that making a lot of money will bring them more joy, happiness and fulfillment.
Well, I am here to tell you: nothing could be further from the truth!
It ... Views: 713
Think back to when you were just a wee little boy or girl. Do you remember the question people used to ask all of the time? “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I was thinking about that question today and realized that on so many levels, it is totally unfair!
First, how in the world do ... Views: 677
Change often comes whether you want it, pursue it, or ask for it. Major events can seem like pivotal moments in your growth and development. It’s natural to feel some disillusionment and wonder, ‘Where do I go from here?’ Change can simply be defined as a difference between two things. A ... Views: 607
Infect Others With Success!
Do you remember the principle of sowing and reaping? This is an important key to success. You can soar to unparalleled heights in your life, and part of what carries you there is the power of sowing the right kind of seed. Learn to share, influence ... Views: 815
It is All About the “WHY”
Yes, you read it right. It is all about the WHY! A strong enough Why will pull you through every situation and will make you a true conqueror and victor in every occasion. It will lift you far above the average. It makes you go where others stop. It ... Views: 738
What are your goals in life? What do you hope to achieve in the future? Let us take an example. Let us say that your goal is to lose weight and live a healthy life. This is a goal that you would like to attain, therefore let us determine what habits you should have that will work towards ... Views: 793
There's a concept that keeps coming up lately when I'm doing coaching and consulting with my clients. It's the concept of experiencing the valley of your "new normal." It could be a huge change that you're making to your business, like adding on a new income stream, or closing down a division ... Views: 743