We want to be practicing feeling good a lot of the time. Yes, we humans we will always have dips into negative emotions. Living on Earth we will experience what we don’t want to get clearer about what we DO want. We can steer our thoughts and emotions toward what we prefer as we practice a more alert consciousness. And we know that life goes more and more easily as one of the pay offs 😊. Continue reading →
The Forces of Good support us more than we might imagine. We have had experiences where we felt afraid, waking up to the fear, shifting our point of view, and then feeling relief. Isn’t it great to feel that all is well after all. We can focus ourselves so that can happen as much as needed. So wonderful. Continue reading →
We mean so much to one another. Doesn’t it feel good already just to hang out with that thought! Such a useful tool to keep handy in our uplift tool kit!
During an online webinar, Carolyn Myss, a renowned figure in personal and spiritual growth, told this story. In an urban area, a man, call him Carl, felt distraught and unable to cope. He walked the streets considering whether to end his life with razor blades or pills. Continue reading →
On occasion we wake up to realize we are heading for a situation that we don’t want. Yuck. How to make the best of it? Oh my what if we discover we expect something we do not want. At first we … Continue reading →
Some of us may find ourselves pressured by family or friends who are asking us to do things for them that present us with difficulties. We may prefer keeping those around us happy, and sometimes two of them make requests that are opposite one another. What to do then? Here’s some guidelines that Bobbie May followed that proved valuable to her. Continue reading →
When we reach for feeling the best we can feel as we travel through our day, we gain pay offs. Those on this path look for things to appreciate and here are some that were found.
And the more we look the more we notice! And each time we get a spike of delight. Please read on– all of these from the life of Alima. Continue reading →
We all have heard the expression, “No Gain Without Pain.” We have all been told it is a good thing to put your shoulder to the grindstone and try hard. Let’s replace those propositions: Life is easy, fun and loving! Naturally we want to rest and recharge and let’s follow that impulse as it arises.
Hooray for letting life flow! Hooray for feeling relaxed and good. Pursuing what is wanted with time to change focus, play and rest. Continue reading →
October 27, 2020
by Janet Pearlman Comments Off on Activating Compassion
Oh boy! We can choose to activate our compassion in lieu of running our hurt reactions from the past. Yes, we can explain past grievances and wounds, feel justified. (Even gather a crowd who will support our righteous indignation! 😊 ) Why not play a more empowering game where we create a world filled with acceptance and healing? Why not admit that we created our pain, then find relief on our own? Let’s review one story of how this is done. Continue reading →
October 20, 2020
by Janet Pearlman Comments Off on Give the Benefit of the Doubt
We are all under so much stress these days. Isn’t it easy to find ourselves frustrated with the behavior of others? “They should not behave that way,” so easily pops into our minds and perhaps out of our mouths. Let’s train ourselves to offer the benefit of the doubt to ourselves and others.
So many of us were judged a lot in our lives—as children and then continuing to our schools and jobs. In fact, we might have noticed that we hear the judging voices in our heads about ourselves. Aha! That might just explain why we formulate negative thinking about another. We see outside ourselves what we are experiencing inside. Oh my! Continue reading →
October 13, 2020
by Janet Pearlman Comments Off on Creating the World We Want to Inhabit Part I
When we experience what we do not want, we get much clearer about what we DO want. If we are afraid, we can easily put out words and behaviors that are not mindful of the effect on others. We can easily spread fear and promote folks becoming more isolated from one another. Do we want a world with more fear? NO! Continue reading →