We know that we can marshal our power to fulfill our wishes. How to do it? Get clear what we want, work inside till we feel as happy as we will when we have it, relax and let the universe provide. Since we are already feeling good, the time required becomes less important because we already feel good! Review this example. Continue reading →
As we enjoy our life journey, some of us realize that we would prefer to have greater belief in our loving nature, our own abilities, greater confidence.
In fact, for some of us, when we listen to a “motivational speaker” telling us we can do anything, we can feel more depressed and have an impulse to shut off that person really quickly. The words “Get away from me” come to mind. Continue reading →
We can follow the thinking with which we were raised – perhaps home or school or both—the way those in our culture around us think. How about this one? Ring a bell? “Someone messes with me I fight back. Push me, I push you back.”
Or we can choose another path. Continue reading →
When we bring our awareness to our infatuations and dating, we can learn much about ourselves. What if we took the attitude of “no blame: neither the Other nor Self,” creating a practice of compassion and understanding for all parties. Continue reading →
These blog posts advocate reaching for thoughts that feel better. As we practice paying attention to our thoughts and feelings, we find ourselves more sensitive and catching ourselves feeling not so good more easily. When we notice, we have the power to make a switch, a good thing! Continue reading →
We can have strong emotional reactions, bless us. In these times some media reports of “polarization” between those supporting the two prominent political parties. Let’s pump more life into a world where individuals differ in a choice for voting and continue friendships with warmth and comradery. 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 9, 2020
by Janet Pearlman Comments Off on Thoughts Key to Healing
We can put focus on our thoughts when we find ourselves with a bodily condition we do not want. Let’s look carefully here at what we can do with our inner attention to assist ourselves. (and yes, we use tangible treatments too. ) What does an empowered response look like when faced with uncomfortable disharmony of the body?