Developing Inner Strength While Crossing the Street

What do you do when you are walking on the pavement and wish to cross a small and narrow street, where there are no vehicles, but the light is red at the pedestrian’s crossing?

What do you if all the pedestrians are crossing the street, not heeding the traffic lights? Do you cross the street too, while the light is red, because everyone else is doing so?

Suppose you see all the people are crossing the street, but you stop and say, “I don’t care what they are doing, I am going to wait until the light changes.” You will most probably feel awkward and think that people are laughing at you or ridiculing you, because you are waiting for the light to change. You don’t want to attract undue attention and you don’t want everyone looking at you.

Do you know that you can use this situation to your advantage? You can use this situation to develop inner strength, courage, and decisiveness.

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How to Find Peace of Mind

Everyone desires peace of mind, but the big question is how to find peace of mind, when there are problems and difficulties, when there are worries and anxiety, and when you are busy all the time with work, study and chores? When you are so busy all day long, how and when can you find peace of mind?

How to find peace of mind when your mind is constantly occupied with thoughts, taking you from one thought to another, from one worry to another?

You can find peace of mind, but this requires that you do something about it.

What is peace of mind? It is a state of inner peace, when your mind is calm, like the surface of a lake on a summer day. It is a state when you are not harassed by thoughts and worries, and you can avoid the thoughts you don’t want to think. It is a state of freedom from worry and anxiety, and from restless, negative and disturbing thoughts.

In this state there is calmness and happiness, better concentration, inner strength, and a heightened state of awareness. Your external life might not necessarily change, but your inner life, your mind, and your attitude would change.

How to find peace of mind?

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Lack of Self Discipline

Self discipline is one of the most important requirements for achieving success, but too often, there is lack of self discipline. A few of the reasons responsible for lack of self discipline: People are not born with self discipline; they need to develop it, but they don’t know how to do so. The erroneous notion … Continue Reading…

50 Famously Successful People Who Failed at First

Here is a list of 50 people who achieved success, but who failed at first. This list includes businessmen, scientists, inventors, public figures, actors, actresses and directors, writers, artists, musicians and athletes. 50 Famously Successful People Who Failed at First Not everyone who’s on top today got there with success after success. More often than … Continue Reading…

Living One Positive Day

How about making an experiment with positive thinking? How about living one whole day thinking, talking and acting positively? Spend one day being completely positive, in thoughts, words and actions. If you feel any negative thoughts creeping in, then push them away and replace them with positive ones. On this day, speak positively. Use positive … Continue Reading…

How to Use Affirmations Effectively

Do you use affirmations sometimes? Do you use them effectively and get results? There are people use affirmations to inspire, motivate and energize themselves, and to keep their minds thinking positively. The process of repeating affirmations is similar to creative visualization, but words are used, instead of mental images. How to Use Affirmations Effectively Affirmations … Continue Reading…