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The Law of Attraction – unveiled

September 25th, 2010

Over the past few  years there has been so much hype (and frustration) surrounding the Law of Attraction. But to my way of thinking, it is not so much a “law” as it is a way of being. It is a healthy approach to getting out of your own way so you don’t get tangled up in the things that really aren’t important and you give yourself the freedom to head towards what is.

Let me explain.

Your thoughts are yours. They can be your faithful servants or your masters, which ever you allow them to be. In any given situation, you have the control, and you can make your choice. Now I will be the first to admit that it doesn’t always feel like this is true. None of us is perfect and we all have our “moments”. For example, you may be experiencing a day when there is a lot going on, you are running in 10 different directions, racing to make a deadline and the stress seems to be mounting with every minute that passes. Then, out of the blue, someone interrupts your “flow” by asking you to help them or to answer a question. You snap, and they get an earful.

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Choose Happiness

August 17th, 2010

🙂 Living a happy, resilient and optimistic life is wonderful, and is also good for your health! Being happy actually protects you from the stresses of life. Unfortunately, the news is constantly reminding us that stress is linked to top causes of death such as heart disease, cancer and stroke. (Feeling happy yet?!!?!)

Let’s do a quick reframe! There is good news! Happiness is a choice! As human beings it is important to realize that we have the power to choose happiness! Even if we find ourselves in an unbearable situation, solace can be found in the knowledge that there is a choice as to how we perceive it. That is not to say the situation still isn’t a bad one, just that there is a choice you can make over how it will impact you. And that is great news!

Happiness can be found in everyone, so doesn’t finding a way to amplify that make sense?

To be happy is relatively easy, just decide to be a happy person. Most people for most of the time can choose how happy or stressed, how relaxed or troubled, or how bright or dull their outlook will be, so the choice is simple really—choose to be happy. Not so simple you say? I assure you, it can be with just a little practice! To get you started, I have listed a few easy ways to do just that! 🙂

Being grateful is a great attitude. ♥ We have so much to be thankful for. Thank the taxi driver for bringing you home safely, thank the mailman for bringing you your mail, or thank your friend for listening. I like to find ways throughout the day to thank my children. This not only helps me connect with them in a positive way, but it increases their self esteem and outlook. So it is a real win/win. In fact just today, I noticed my daughter practicing this very same technique on me and let me tell you something, you couldn’t have knocked the smile out of my heart if you tried!! Read more…

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