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Be happy for other peoples wins

Your friend just got that job she was waiting for. You've been unemployed for the last three months and when her chipper voice rings out over the phone to tell you about her good news you immediately feel upset. "Why her? Why does she always get everything she wants? What about me?" I had a friend like this, whenever something wonderful happened for me, she would be come instantly ... Read the Post

Living in a universe that quite literally pulls everything toward you that you vibrate with, being in a constant state of unhappiness will only attract more of that to you.

The Eight Winds: Let Them Blow On By

"Worthy persons deserve to be called so because they are not carried away by the eight winds: prosperity, decline, disgrace, honor, praise, censure, suffering, and pleasure. They are neither elated by prosperity nor grieved by decline. The heavenly gods will surely protect one who is unbending before the eight winds. But if you nurse an unreasonable grudge against your lord, they will not protect ... Read the Post

The “eight winds” are eight influences that agitate and inflame the human heart and mind. They consist of four favorable circumstances (prosperity, honor, praise, and pleasure) and four setbacks (decline, disgrace, censure, and suffering). Their contents are roughly as follows:

The Awesome Power of No

It's a word so many of us have a hard time saying, yet it is something we shouldn't fear but should embrace. Many times we are brought up against something that challenges our core beliefs, something we feel in our hearts to be wrong or at least wrong for us, and yet against our better judgment we find ourselves saying yes to things we ought to be saying no to. We find ourselves in this ... Read the Post

Our subconscious likes to attract situations, and people to us that can challenge our growth as humans. When a situation presents itself that raises any of these fears it is really our higher selves urging us to learn the power of standing our ground. And how do we stand our ground when faced with something we really don't want to do? We learn to say no.