Category: Self Developement

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How to Find Inner Peace

Peace is an essential element of happiness. Many people say they are searching for happiness, but what they are truly seeking is inner peace, an underlying sense of calm and quiet strength that remains no matter what upheavals might appear in life.  In this blog we’ll talk about how to find inner peace. People who

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A Pagan and a Christian walk into a bar…

There is a joke MEME going around online that says, “A Jew, a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and an Atheist walk into a bar…then they talk, laugh, drink and become great friends. It’s not a joke, it’s what happens when you are not an asshole.” It made me laugh when I saw it because

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5 Ways to Improve Your Well Being

Do you ever struggle and feel that perhaps your life is not all it could be? Have you wondered how you might find more peace and fulfillment? There are several techniques that can be used to improve your outlook and put life in proper perspective. Use the following tips to improve your overall sense of

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What is Reiki?

Reiki is an ancient healing practice used to improve health, relieve stress and pain, and bring body, mind and spirit into proper balance.  The word Reiki is derived from two Japanese words Rei, which represents the Divine, higher universal energy, and Ki, the energy that animates all living beings. Ki flows through every living thing,

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Turn Your Worries Into Laughter

Most people are familiar with the old adage “Laughter is the best medicine.” This little pearl of wisdom has helped many people regain their perspective and deal with life’s challenges in a more lighthearted manner.  Every person, from every walk of life, experiences fear, hardship or periods of struggle at some point .  It is

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How to Spread More Love into the Modern World

In this article, you’ll learn how to spread more love into the modern world. Modern technology and its advances have brought immense growth to mankind. Unfortunately in a world where human interaction has become increasingly more digital and isolated;  it can be easy to believe that the world is a bad place.  The media has

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Symbols of Healing

Throughout the ages and across many cultures, healing symbols have been used to promote wellness on all levels.  They elevate our vibrations and draw therapeutic, transformative energy. In nearly every culture, there is a belief in a universal spiritual energy that we can access.  This universal life force energy goes by many names – chi,

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How to Be Your Own Shaman

In this article, we’ll discuss how to be your own shaman. Have you ever heard the phone ring and known who it was before answering? Perhaps you’ve felt inexplicably sad or upset right before hearing bad news.  Do you ever see someone and instantly pick up on their health or mental state? If so, you

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A Stress-Free Holiday Season

For many, the holidays start off bright and quickly give way to the stresses of trying to manage to do too much.  Pressure to find the perfect gifts, plan holiday events, and prepare meals can leave even the most festive person feeling tense.  Fortunately, even amidst the chaos; it is quite possible to have a

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The Meaning of a Resolution

As the end of the current year approaches; many start to turn their eyes to the promise that January brings.  There’s nothing quite like a new calendar and a new year to inspire optimism, even if it’s only fleeting.  Although “New Year’s resolutions” are popular and traditional, so is the tendency to break them. So,

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Attract Prosperity Into Your Life

Manifesting and attraction are quite the popular topics these days thanks to several popular mainstream books and movies. The principles of attraction however are ancient and have been taught by mystics and masters for centuries. The foundation of many spiritual practices have this philosophy at their core. They teach us to focus on blessings, being

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Ten Ways to be Thankful

During the Thanksgiving season, the focus turns to gratitude and celebration; but consciously focusing on gratitude every day can enrich overall sense of well-being and open the mind up to new possibilities and opportunities throughout the year.  There are many ways to express gratitude and show appreciation to others – no holiday required. Here are

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Empty Your Cup

“Empty your cup” is a common mantra used to teach enlightenment in many disciplines, but what does it mean? To truly gain wisdom and understanding you must make room for new ideas to enter. Take for example the parable of the Master trying to explain a lesson to one of his advanced students. Each time the master spoke

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How to be at Peace with Yourself

Inner peace is often seen as a goal to be attained. We are taught that when we find happiness; it will bring us peace. As a result, most of us spend our time actively pursuing goals, having careers, buying things, and looking to others for a sense of fulfillment and inner peace. We follow these various paths, only

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Finding Your Sacred Space

Finding your sacred space within is easier when you take the time to create a harmonious area in your home dedicated to spiritual practice. It can be as simple as a small corner in one room. The only thing that is required is to have a spot that is quiet and free from clutter and outside distractions. This

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Simplify Your Life

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” John Zabat-Zinn Modern society is truly awe inspiring. Think of all the discoveries mankind has made in the past century, or even just the past 50 years. Technology has exploded and we are connected with information at the touch of a button. This is truly a remarkable time

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Benefits of Laughing and Smiling

“Laughter is the Best Medicine” Chances are you’ve heard this expression before, and in fact, it is a great truth. Laughter is a natural gift that creates feelings of well-being and empowerment. It has been shown scientifically to improve both mental and physical health.  It is so widely recognized that Cancer Centers of America promotes

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Ripple Effect of Positivity

Have you ever skipped a stone across a pond? Or watched as rain drops hit a still body of water, causing circles to branch out from the point of impact? This is what is known as a ripple effect, where one action, causes a chain of other incremental reactions. Merriam-Webster defines the “ripple effect” as

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Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

  “Be the Change You Wish to See in the World” is a quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi.  Although it is a simple statement, it carries a complex message. Some view it merely as act like what you want to see; to change the world all you must change is yourself.  Others view it as

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How to Appreciate the Father Figure in Your Life

Dad’s contributions are not often as well-recognized or acknowledged as Moms.  Mothers are most often depicted as the emotionally invested nurturers and caretakers, while dads role has traditionally been depicted as that of the provider, problem solver and rule enforcer.  Recent studies however, have proven that a loving, involved dad has a greater impact on

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