Worries Are Like Clouds that Pass Through the Sky

Clouds

Do you worry sometimes? Well, this is a silly question, since everybody worries sometimes, some more, some less.

What are worries? They are just thoughts that pass through the mind. They are not facts. They are not the truth. They have no reality. They are like a mental game of asking, “What if…”, and nothing more.

Look at the clouds that pass through the sky. They are made of vapor, and they change form as they move through the sky. They hide part of the sky or all the sky, and sometimes they hide the sun. However, this is only temporary. Sooner or later they move on, allowing the sun to send its rays down again.

Worries, which are actually thoughts, are like the clouds. They pass through the mind, hide reason, common sense and our aims and goals, and if you don’t hold to them, they go away, making place for other worries.

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is the founder of Success Consciousness. He is the author of articles and books, teaching how to use one’s mental tools and inner powers to create a life of happiness, success, fulfillment and inner peace.

Do You Read the Newspaper While Traveling by Train or Bus?

Newspapers

A few days ago, I traveled by train out of town in the morning. The train was very crowded. All the seats were taken, and a lot of passengers, including me, were standing.

When I looked around, I noticed a strange sight. Almost everyone on the train was reading a newspaper, the passengers who were sitting, as well as the passengers who were standing. Everyone was engrossed in reading the newspaper, nobody looking around, or through the windows,

It seemed as if all the people were unconnected to the surrounding world. It looked as if everyone was living in another world, unaware of what was happening around them.

Let’s discuss what was actually happening.

The people on the train were reading a newspaper. Many news items and articles in the newspapers are negative news. Not that there aren’t good things happening on the planet, but since negative news are sensational and awaken emotions, they sell better. Therefore, you find a lot of news about disasters and problems in the newspapers.

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is the founder of Success Consciousness. He is the author of articles and books, teaching how to use one’s mental tools and inner powers to create a life of happiness, success, fulfillment and inner peace.

The 1 Question that Kills Inaction

Icy Slope

Imagine you’re on a solo backpacking expedition in the arctic! You’re hiking uphill in the subzero whipping wind, with a 50-pound pack of survival supplies on your back. The route is inclining steeper and STEEPER, and through the blur of snowy wind you can see the outlines of giant snowdrifts forming in your path. The elements seem to be against you. You FEEL frozen in place, as if you cannot take another step!

Have you ever felt like this… completely overwhelmed by life’s circumstances?

Sometimes life can feel like a treacherous backpacking expedition. Even a mounting to-do list can snowball into an avalanche in your mind and leave you feeling powerless-IF you let it.

I know I have been in that moment before. The deadlines, to-do lists, and various pieces of life have piled up. I have found myself sitting down and thinking, What do I do next? What is next, what is next?

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Creating Positive changes in Your Life with Energy Psychology

Energy PsychologyWe all want to change things in our lives. I have not met anyone who does not have this desire.

We are all looking for something whether that be a better job, a bigger home, a newer car, the right partner, better or new friends, more money, resolving emotional difficulties, moving forward with our lives in a positive way, overcoming upset, dealing with health problems… the list goes on!

The great thing about where we are in our development as a species is that we are starting to realise that if we have problems and things that we want to change in our lives, we have to fix what is stopping us from being able to create it in the first place.

One of the great phrases that is currently used is “your outer world is a reflection of your inner world”. So in other words, whatever you don’t like “out there” can all be effectively changed by healing the negativity that is within you.

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This Year… Make Your Life Better… Every Day!

Better Life

Most people are disappointed for what they have achieved in life within a year. Actually, you can start changing your life for the better this year! It is not really difficult to make and begin the changing. What you just need is to have a plan, execute it, and keep reviewing it to ensure you are on track to achieve your goals.

Here are 7 tips that should help to improve your life:

1. Start at home by sorting out what you want, and don’t want, in your closet, kitchen, refrigerator, garage and garden

Tidy your home! Go to your closet. Take out the old clothes that you never wear in years. Keep what you really want and need to wear in this year or so, and give the rest to charity.

Then go to your living room, windows and kitchen. Start cleaning the floor, vacuum the carpet, clean the window glass or mirror with using glass cleaner. Wash the dishes, mugs and clean your stove, oven and microwave.

Finally, take out all the garbage in the trash can. Do all these a little every day, rather than once a month. Afterward, you will have a much nicer home with clean and much more space every day. Plus you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping the needy.

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How To Free Your Mind of Worry

Learning how to free your mind from worry, and reduce the overall amount of stress in your life is the key to having a happier and more fulfilling life. There is nothing more agonising, when you have problems from work, your relationship or health affecting your mind. However there are several simple techniques that can … Continue Reading…

Underachiever

In 1999, my five-year-old nephew sat in the bleachers with my family members and attended my high-school graduation at a local college stadium. Last night, I attended my now 17-year-old nephew’s graduation at the same location.

I’m 31 now, and watching his graduation experience thirteen years later was surreal. As I’m sitting in the bleachers, I couldn’t help but think back to thirteen years ago when it was me walking the stage to receive my diploma.

I was excited for my nephew, but at the same time I was disappointed. I was disappointed in myself and my lack of success, both professionally and personally. I never knew exactly what I wanted to do when I graduated high school, but I knew I’d eventually figure it out and become successful in whatever it was that I chose to do. I figured I’d have a great job making lots of money, a big house, a nice car, a wife and one or two kids.

The only thing that came to fruition was me owning a car. I have friends whom I grew up with that are in great careers, married with kids, and are also proud homeowners. All of these thoughts of disappointment are going through my head as the PA announcer is saying each kids name.

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Are You an Optimist or Pessimist?

Optimist or Pessimist

Are you an optimist or pessimist?

Do you know what is the difference between an optimistic person and one that is pessimistic?

I have recently heard someone saying that he is a pessimistic person, and therefore, has no expectations, and so, he never gets disappointed. Do you also think so?

I would like to clarify an important point about optimism. It is not an attitude of just believing everything would be all right, and doing nothing about. It is not just a state of belief.

Optimism means expecting success, a favorable outcome, and that things would turn well, but real and useful optimism should work together with being practical, and looking actively solutions, instead of waiting passively for things to happen.

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is the founder of Success Consciousness. He is the author of articles and books, teaching how to use one’s mental tools and inner powers to create a life of happiness, success, fulfillment and inner peace.

10 Tips for Starting Your Day

Tips to Start Your Day

How do you begin your day? Do you feel happy or depressed, energetic or washed out? Do you expect a good day, or do you think about your problems?

The way you start your day, affects your moods and behavior, and therefore, how people relate to you. How you begin your day can make your day, or break your day.

There are some things you can do to start a good day and keep it so. Your thoughts, your attitude, and your actions immediately after waking and getting up in the morning have a strong effect on your whole day.

Here are 10 things to do to have a good day. You don’t have to follow all the 10 tips at once. If it is easier for you, choose only one or two, and gradually add more. Trying to implement all the 10 right away, might lead to inner resistance, which is not helpful.

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is the founder of Success Consciousness. He is the author of articles and books, teaching how to use one’s mental tools and inner powers to create a life of happiness, success, fulfillment and inner peace.