5 Myths About Forgiveness That Keep You Imprisoned

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“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~ Buddha

Do you struggle to let go past hurts?

Would you like to be free of the burdens of the past but simply don’t know how to go about it?

Extending forgiveness is one of the hardest things we can do, but it is absolutely essential for spiritual growth and well-being.

21 Ways To Stay Positive In A Relentlessly Negative World

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I used to wonder how it comes about that the electron is negative…I thought about this for a long time and at last all I could think was ‘It won the fight!’ – Albert Einstein

It’s impossible, isn’t it?

Sometimes the air itself seems charged with negativity.

Prophets of doom fill the air-and cyber-waves with relentlessly depressing news feeds before you’ve even stumbled out of bed or shaken the sleep from your eyes.

How to Survive Against All Odds

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In a disaster, would you be a likely survivor?

You see, there are three different responses to disaster. One of the possible responses is deadly, whereas  another response will heighten your chances of survival.

Which response would YOU have?

I’ll illustrate each one of these three responses in a dramatic real-life story and then take a quick look at how you can train yourself to be a survivor.

But first let’s go back to the central question:

Can You Train to be a Survivor?

6 Unexpected Ways Exercise Improves Your Mental health

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Jack LaLanne, nicknamed the Godfather of modern fitness, exercised until the day before he died at 96. He once said, “Exercise is the catalyst. That’s what makes everything happen: your digestion, your elimination, your sex life, your skin, hair, everything about you depends on circulation.”

Well, many people hit the gym or go outdoors (for cycling, jogging, and swimming) because exercise improves their heart rate, pumps more blood to the brain, builds muscles,

How To Live Every Day Like A Miracle

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Are you waiting for your dreams to come true?

Do you await that one day in the far future when you can start living the life that’s possible for you?

Have a bucket list filled with your deepest desires?

Most likely, you have a long list of things you want to experience and accomplish some day.

However… that someday may never come.

If you spend your life working at an unfulfilling job,

How To Crush Procrastination Forever

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Let me guess.

You are brilliant and have many ideas that could make you money and help you to fulfill your dreams, but when you start doing something, you rarely finish it.

Chances are you often become fired up by perceived outcomes only to end up not taking any action towards fulfilling your purpose because you feel overwhelmed.

You wonder, what’s going wrong – perhaps maybe because you’re not self-disciplined enough.

How To Make Your Own Luck And Love Your Life

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Isn’t that just your luck?

Another year of no opportunities.

Another year of Lady Luck bypassing your door.

Another year of the same old same old…nothing.

Some people just seem to attract good fortune. Once in a lifetime opportunities fall from the sky into their laps.

Some people just have all the luck.

Or do they?

Can it really be that some people are just born lucky?

How To Embrace Change And Find Peace Of Mind

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Everything is in a state of change.

Of flux.

And this non-permanence can seem unsettling, scary even.

And that’s natural, we all crave some degree of certainty.

But the more we cling to the allusion of certainty and resist the reality of constant change, the harder it is to find peace of mind.

Stania Melnychenko, a Munich based filmmaker and John Doan, a martial arts,

5 Simple Steps To Know Calm

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Calmness is the cradle of power
Josiah Gilbert Holland

Some people amaze me.

They smile in the midst of the biggest challenges, breathe into both joy and struggle, and dance during whatever song is being played, as if the rhythm of life asks no less of them.

They are simply calm.

We all want to be those people. We all want to know what it feels like to not automatically lose it when the going gets tough.

How To Improve Your Day With Yoga And Meditation

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Let’s face it.

Meditation is an incredible way to carve out a more peaceful mind.

And yoga teaches you how to breathe deeply and love living in your body.

Both help to improve your day immeasurably.

Indeed, a daily meditation habit is proven to decrease stress, improve sleep, and diminish anxiety.

But many of us feel like we’re anxious, too busy,