Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of Meditation

The benefits of meditation are constructive, healing, positive and countless. A multitude of studies have demonstrated that those who meditate on a regular basis have experienced a positive impact in their lives.

From reduced stress and pain management to increased immune response and decreased aging process; and from improved self-esteem, concentration and creativity to developing will power and higher intelligence, the benefits of meditation are truly innumerable. However, one of the most compelling reasons to practice meditation is that the process itself is uplifting and inspiring.

Meditation is not dependent upon the end result, but the act of meditation itself is a sublime and blissful one; an experience that transports yourself to a state of contentment and serene awareness during the practice of meditation itself, not just as a result at the end of the session.

Actually, from a philosophical viewpoint, the means equals the end result; thus, the meditation session has truly no beginning and no end.

As members of the human race, we all share a constant onslaught of stress on a day to day basis. This is the price we pay for living in a high paced world. We get bombarded by a variety of energies in the form of news, noise pollution, arguments, television programming, and disgruntled people.

In order to counteract this enormous and overwhelming force of negativity and distress, we must seek time to dedicate to ourselves, time to reconnect with our Higher Power, and to bring ourselves to balance. Meditation offers us a way to establish that connection to replenish our energy, relax our soul, cleanse our bodies, and realign ourselves with our true inner self.

In earlier times, people lived surrounded by nature in their daily routines and throughout their existence. Back then, there were no artificial sound vibrations from cars, telephones or machines; there was no stress caused by the rat race or disease resulting from the metropolitan industrial complexities that are part of our environment today.

On the contrary. There was the sound of water, the hum of the wind, the chirping of birds, the beauty of the stars at night, the warmth of sun rays, and the scent of flowers to name a few. There were natural tempos in every aspect of life, as people planted seeds, nurtured them into harvest, and as they observed the cycles of nature they felt a connection to Mother Earth.

Today, many people live their entire lives without even being aware of or contacting nature in a direct way. We live in artificially controlled climates, we eat pre-packaged foods, and we constantly are divorcing ourselves from our natural origins and our organic, original pace of life.

This is why the practice of meditation is rapidly becoming a necessity — more than an option.

Meditation allows us a simple, convenient, free and portable technique to enter into those lost natural rhythms and vibrations, by closing out the world around us temporarily as we let go of the sensations that the physical body perceives in daily life, and clear the mind of all the problems and artificial stress it has gathered knowingly or unknowingly during the course of life.

There is no doubt about it. The benefits of meditation are huge. It costs nothing, it has no harmful side effects, and it won’t add calories or cholesterol to your body either. Moreover, it’s impossible to meditate and be upset at the same time… how wonderful is that?

The human body is a complex and amazing creation.

Meditation provides an eminent sense of well-being, often compared to a natural “high”that is more powerful than those induced by artificial and harmful substances. This is because the brain produces natural drugs that are hundreds of times more potent than pharmaceutical narcotics.

As one meditates, the body secretes certain hormones and chemicals that provide an incredible rush of energy and happiness, and this is only one of the multiple amazing benefits of meditation. This fact alone is proof for some of the most significant benefits of meditation, which can be embraced for enlightenment and health.

Some people use meditation in place of, or in addition to, psychotherapy. Others find it most valuable as a tool to enhance sports or work performance, or to increase the memory and other mental or physical functions.

Yet others rely upon it to help them deal with grief or with the aftermath of trauma or tragedy, and to regain contentment and appreciation for life’s beauty. And there are those who use meditation as a creative tool to inspire them in the arts. Meditation gives us stronger and more sustainable vigor for sexual energy as well as serenity, as it provides a restfulness that is comparable to deep and exceptionally restful sleep.

There are countless reasons to meditate, what is yours?

Regardless of your personal reason, when you commit and dedicate some time out of your busy life to pause and drink from the mental oasis of meditation, you will be contributing to making our world a better and more peaceful and harmonious place for all.

Perhaps you think this is a bit exaggerated, but I assure you it is not. There have been many studies that have proven this. One such example is a recent experiment that took place at the Robert W. Coleman Elementary School in Baltimore. The results were amazing, to say the least. Instead of detention and punishing disruptive kids or sending them to the principal’s office, the Baltimore school has something called the Mindful Moment Room. I’ll let you read about this here. You’ll be amazed!

Now you see why I say that as you enjoy the benefits of meditation, you are helping the world!

Thank YOU for your contribution!

 

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Unleash your inner power to unlock your subconscious mind and get the life you want, by learning what’s inside this free guide by Thought Inspire. “The Subconscious Matrix: The Power of Suggestion” gives you exercises to re-boot and re-wire your brain, PLUS it comes with a complimentary subiminal audio MP3!

 

No matter how confident we feel, every now and then our confidence can be knocked out of us for reasons beyond our reach. “The Confidence Booster” is a little ebook by Anna Marie Stewart that will giev you 25 insightful tips so you can restore your confidence and self esteem in no time at all. Practice these tips in those moments when you feel your self-confidence needs a boost.

 

I found this little ebook titled “Optimal Thinking” by an unknown author floating around the realms of cyberspace. It is a gem full of real life examples, techniques and strategies to encourage you to think in a different, more productive while maintaining a positive mind-set.

 

There is a fundamental law of attraction in the universe that guides people’s lives and is the underlying power behind all things. If you want to acquire the knowledge on the science of attracting money, love and happiness into your life, download “The Guide for Living the Law of Attraction” ebook by David Hooper.

 

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Another great ebook by Ken MacLean is “The Law of Attraction Explained” — an easy and simple read of just 24 pages that will give you an overview of this intriguing concept that has the power to change lives.

 

Everything in your life is a result of what you know, what you experience and how you interact with your consciousness. These elements make up the ultimate source from which everything else evolves… In “The Principles of Successful Manifesting” you will learn how you can make a quantum shift to live your life’s dreams in abundance and prosperity.

 

From a Human Being to a Humor Being… Having fun and being fun are some of the most important things you ca do to live a happier life. Dr. Clifford Kuhn has written this little ebook called “The Fun Factor” in which he writes about his 10 Fun Commandments to enjoy life to the fullest!  A highly recommended read 🙂

 

Let Your Thoughts Determine Your Destiny” will take you from the history of the law of attraction to the areas of your life most affected by this law. It also covers the reason why not everyone beliefs in this universal law, and its most interesting assertion: why the law of attraction does NOT always work.

 

Remember when you were a young, curious child? You were open and eager to learn. Those were the fun days and you can return to them… only wiser, so you can have more fun than when you were a child… Remember how you started taking on more responsibility as things got more serious? It is no surprise that you got fearful and defensive, but you soon won’t need to anymore… soon after you read the “Mind Relief Manuscript,” that is!

 

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12 Fun Ways to Change Your Life” by Vicki Miller, is a collection of stories focused on the power of small changes anyone can make to have a huge impact on life. Read one story each week -or each month- and see what changes you might want to make in your life. Happy thriving through change!

 

Attaining Your Desires by Letting Your Subconscious Mind Work for You” is one of several books written by Genevieve Behrend based on the knowledge acquired from her teacher, Thomas Troward. Genevive was a celebrated lecturer and practitioner of Mental Science for 35 years who’s ideas contributed to the Spiritual Philosophy known today as “The New Thought Movement” (1929)

 

Everything in life is about choices, wouldn’t you agree? This little gem titled “Better Choices, Better Life” is packed full of information to help you make the right choices so you can be healthier and happier every single day!

 

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101 Steps to Success” is a simple guide that will help you achieve your goals, one by one. Just read, absorb, put into practice these concepts, and see what transformations happen in your life!

 

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Sleep and Grow Rich

Sleep and Grow Rich

Several years ago, this 1962 ebook by Ben Sweetland landed on my desktop. The title reminded me of the great Napoleon Hills’ masterpiece “Think and Grow Rich” but I didn’t think about it much at the time and saved it for future reference.

Grow Rich While You SleepLast Saturday, while searching my hard drive for something interesting to read, I bumped into the dusty old file and decided to see what the books was about. Truth is, I hadn’t heard of Ben Sweetland before, so I started with a search to see what I’d discover.

Ben Sweetland was a well-known psychologist and a famous lecturer throughout the United States. He was also known for his syndicated column called “The Marriage Clinic” and for several books he’d written, including “Add Years to Your Life and Life to Your Years”, “Fourteen Golden Secrets”, “I Will” and “I Can”… with such positive titles, I decided to dive into reading the little ebook I had found in my virtual shelf.

As I started reading  “Grow Rich While You Sleep” the main idea of the ebook became obvious…

The mastering of your success depends on your creative mind.

However, something else caught my attention… Dr. Sweetland placed an emphasis on building a success consciousness by giving clear assignments to the creative mind, so it can go to work while we sleep!

Then, he actually gives the tested commands he used himself throughout his life to achieve the success he did! He describes how he used this technique to tap into his creative mind and came up with solutions to every single problem he had, all while he slept!

He also states that once you learn how to implant these commands properly in your creative mind, your conscious mind will be forced to comply with the given order every single time.

Wow! This means that our future is shaped mainly during our sleeping hours!

This very comprehensive ebook teaches you how to attain not just material riches, but psychological, spiritual, physical and mental riches, as well.

Of course, if we are going to use this power, we must sleep peacefully and soundly. As an added bonus, Mr. Sweetland discusses the main reasons of sleeplessness (by the way, those reasons still apply today!) and gives us solutions to induce a deep and restful sleep naturally, something we can all benefit from living in today’s fast-paced world!

I was also very pleased to find a series of precise 1, 2, 3, ‘do-this-then-that’ exercises throughout several chapters. You see, according to Dr. Sweetland, achievement begins with thought but ‘knowing’ this is not enough… what good does it make to learn that your thoughts lean toward negativity more often than not?

sleep and grow richDr. Sweetland not only helps you discover what your thoughts are, but goes on to guide you to change the negativity with specific instructions. Did you know that we work harder at being a failure than at being a success?  This is not only strange but opposite to what most of us believed. However, once you finish chapter #6 (and the story of Joe Benson) it will all make sense to you.

Amongst my favorite chapters are “Why you are like you are”, “You are twice as good as you think you are”, and the one titled “Developing a Health Consciousness” is like it had been written for me!

My jaw fell to the floor when I read about concise proof of mind over matter examples. Here’s is one… Would you believe it if I told you that blond people who lost sight early in life will look young longer than those with sight? This is because their minds hold the picture of how they looked the last time they saw their reflection! Amazing, isn’t it?

The ebook is filled with real life examples and thought provoking concepts, such as the unreality of money, how rich is rich?, and money is a myth, which helps you gain a new understanding of money and a new awareness of true riches. (This section deserves a high-five, for sure.)

The whole book is both, inspirational and practical. A true gem. The more you read, the more drawn and inspired you’ll become… but if you were to ask me, what you will learn in chapter #12 is definitely priceless… The step-by-step process to give precise assignments to your creative mind while you sleep. This chapter alone is worth the price of the entire ebook and so much more…. no worries, though. The ebook sells for peanuts if compared to the content it delivers.

I could go on and share many more priceless chunks and bites of this ebook, but I’d be missing brilliant points too, so I rather let you see the complete ‘table of contents‘ and decide for yourself how you can Learn to Think Your Way to Riches and Success!

Towards the end of the book, Dr. Sweetland asks himself this question… Would it be possible for an average man or woman to read this book and then, by following its suggestions, turn the tide of mediocrity to a life of happiness and opulence?

His answer was a resounding YES!

If that is not motivating, I don’t know what is! “Grow Rich While You Sleep” covers nearly everything you need to know about the Ancient Wealth Secrets that can turbo-charge your earnings potential into overdrive… AND it points out the steps to do it. The best part is that once you get the steps in order, the rest happens while you sleep!

I invite you to gain a new and improved rich consciousness with this ‘no-fluff-all-wisdom’ insightful ebook! If you haven’t yet clicked on the links above, get it here…   Grow Rich While You Sleep!

May You Grow Rich as You Sleep!

 

 

Akashic Records

Learn to Read

The Akashic Records

It’s been said that knowledge is power, and in the case of the Akashic Records, I couldn’t agree more… Imagine having a library of unlimited information at your disposal, documented information that contains everything that has happened or will ever happen in the whole history of human kind… what will you do with that information?

Getting secrets to re-establish your health? Attain resources to gain financial stability for yourself and your family? Getting feedback on a particular issue that can save an endangered species? Learning the reason behind a great mystery of the past? Preventing a future pandemic? Attract favorable situations to your life experience based on what you learn from your ancestors?

Truly… What would you do with such an unlimited power?

I first learned about the Akashic Records back in 2002, when I read the Biography of Edgar Cayce, a renowned American psychic who had the special ability to get information through a state of altered consciousness. This ability enabled him to download -allegedly from The Records- answers to specific questions to help people in a variety of situations, especially health related issues. Needless to say, I found it fascinating; however, I could not find too many details on the Akashic Records back then.

A few years later, I came across a different manuscript that not only mentioned the Records, but shared more detail about them. I learned that the term Akashic derives from a Sanskrit word, Akasha, which means “boundless time and space”. Akasha translates literally into ether, a substance that Wallace D. Wattles referred to as the ‘Formless Stuff‘ or ‘Original Substance‘ from which the Universe was made of –but not all of it was used in forming the Universe. The spaces within, from and in between the things of the visible matter are also permeated with this ‘stuff’, making it the raw material of everything, everywhere… (ref. The Science of Getting Rich, chapter 3, 1910)

Thus, the Akashic Records are a component of this ether; they are just in the unseen; in that part of the invisible Universe that is all around us. In these Records, every single thing that has happened and will happen has been documented, just like a mega history book that encompasses ALL times.

The Akashic Records can be described as a mega computer or huge file cabinet where every thought, emotion, intention, and action ever experienced by human kind has been documented.

Other names for Akashic Records are ‘The Book of Life‘ or ‘Heavenly Library‘. By these names we can determine that these Records have a powerful influence over the present day. Deeds, emotions and events that occurred in the past have a large connection with the ‘hows’ and the ‘whys’ of the present time.

In other words, the present is a consequence of the past; and the information within is totally unbiased, matter-of-fact, and non-judgmental. What we have done in the past, has been recorded and has become a compass that determines the probabilities of whatever we attract into our present time. This goes beyond individuality, as it affects us all as the human race.

From the Akashic Records emerge myths, beliefs, symbols and the well known archetypes of Carl Jung. Jungian Archetypes –as they are called- are “ancient or archaic images that derive from the collective unconscious”; the innate universal psychic predispositions common to all human kind.

This is not to be confused with intuition or instinct. Jung believed that instinct is “an unconscious physical impulse toward actions while the archetype is the psychic counterpart”. Once we are in-the-know, it becomes quite obvious that without these Records, human evolution –and survival- would not have happened and could not had been  possible… to this day.

It is also said that the Akashic Records are part of the Universal Mind. So when you learn to access them, it is like getting loving guidance from the One for the future. Moreover, when these records are combined with the four elements (earth, air, fire and water), they symbolize the five human senses: smell, sight, hearing, touch and taste.

Many psychics have talked about the Akashic Records. One of them was Helena Blavatsky, a Russian psychic (1831 to 1891), who described the Records as “the very core or essence of all types of energy, whether it be physical energy, psychic energy or even spiritual energy“. According to her, the very seeds of creation are within the Akashic Records, which are activated by the will of the Divine Spirit.

So… how can you benefit from this knowledge?

The Akashic Records are about absolute TRUTH, and as such they are meant to be explored. They can provide you with insight on your past, present, and future. Once you have access to every thought, feeling, and experience of human kind throughout limitless time, you can work on recreating your own life experiences.

For instance, if you feel you could have a block that is preventing you from achieving success, you could look into the cause of this block it in your past.

From this ‘knowing‘ you can get a better understanding of the block and know what to do to set yourself free from fear of failure or fear of success.

Here’s another example… If you find yourself picking the wrong person for a romantic relationship time and again, you can learn the reason behind that behavior and from that point, you can let go of the past experience that has you stuck in order to start facilitating meetings of possible right partners for you.

In this manner, the Akashic Records can become your book of answers. Once you learn to ask ‘why‘ you’ll find the answers by reading the Records.

The Akashic Records are THE origin of and for everything. They are a trusted source for truth. Just as Edgar Cayce used to read them, we can learn to access these records through states of altered consciousness, such as hypnosis. You don’t have to be a psychic or have special abilities to access, read and learn from the Akashic Records!

The possibilities are limitless… think about it! Imagine being able to peek into time -past and future- and see everything that has ever happened in the Universe. Picture being able to get reasons and explanations to mysteries of human history, or to get the understanding behind a profound event that altered history and even your own life… Imagine that!!

It is like becoming ONE with the Universe! Once you know how to access this power, every single thought, idea, event or intention that has ever existed will be at your fingertips for you to improve upon yourself and the world at large.

Would you like to learn how to access the Akashic Records?

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Remote Viewing

Remote Viewing

and Remote Influencing

 

Time travel, artificial intelligence, teleportation and mind reading have fired the imagination of numerous science fiction authors since the early part of the 19th century, when –according to many- the very first science fiction novel was written. Can you guess it? None less than Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley!

By the mid-nineteenth century, para-psychological research intended to explain paranormal phenomena like telepathy, telekinesis and other ESP, but because these activities could not be replicated or understood in terms of known scientific principles, they were regarded as weird, abnormal and even uncanny, and eventually got discarded by the general public as non-sense pseudoscience.

However, with science making significant advances in recent years – especially in the field of quantum mechanics and quantum physics, mounting evidence appears to support the existence of a world that is imperceptible by the five senses, where the seemingly impossible can be possible, and where the unlimited power of the human mind is becoming more evident than ever.

Thus, even though parapsychologists have long accepted the fact that thoughts and ideas cannot be passed from one mind to another directly, they believe that telepathy –as well as other paranormal activities, are not only real but at work in most of us at any given time (if you have ever thought of a friend or relative that you have not heard of in a long time and then received a phone call from them ‘out of the blue’, you have experienced this first hand.) More importantly, parapsychologists believe that it is just a matter of time for human beings to get control of brain’s abilities.

To support this, neuroscientists are becoming more agreeable to the fact that there is more science than fiction in these precepts as they keep on researching and discovering that there is more than meets the eye. Will this be the marriage between science and fiction? Only time will tell, but for now, let’s explore something very exciting and available to all of us, right now…

Remove Viewing and Remote Influencing

When I first heard about RV and RI, I thought it was a term coined after an Isaac Asimov’s novel, but once I looked into it, I found a handful of fascinating facts.

Remote viewing refers to the ability to see without using our eyes with the purpose of acquiring information from an object or scene at a distance. This is done using the power of the mind, bypassing the sense of sight and allowing the mind to perceive and ‘see‘ regardless of space and time.

This process was first tested and used by the U.S. Federal Government. The goal of the “Stargate Project” –as it was coined- was to determine the potential of this psychic phenomenon for use in military applications. Unfortunately, the project was discarded in 1995, stating “lack of documented evidence.

As I kept reading, I came across Gerald O’Donnell, President and Founder of ARVARI, the Academy of Remote Viewing and Remote Influencing. Mr. O’Donnell, is an Hypnotherapist, who also holds MBA, Mathematics B.Sc. and Computer Science M.Sc. degrees.

His expertise in remote viewing earned him recognition as one of the world’s top technical commodities expert by Paine Webber and Bache Co. and back in the 80’s he was approached by a European Intelligence Agency to set up an experimental program on mental espionage.

It was during his work that he discovered that by using specific mental techniques, he was able to conquer time and space as stipulated in the non-locality theorem of quantum physics, which allowed him “to experience the perceived past and the probable future.

With this realization, Mr. O’Donnell decided to retire from the Intelligence Community and made it his mission to teach these principles to individuals for their personal growth, as well as on a global scale, with the intention to create healthier realities and a better world overall.

The techniques that he has developed and teaches to his students prove that limitations are a perception of the mind; thus, there are no limitations but only those we impose on ourselves. Gerald O’Donnell shows us that the path to live a happier existence is available to all of us. The only requirement is to learn to use our mind to our advantage and in the benefit of all. Fascinating, don’t you think?

Now the question is… what would you do if you could not only ‘see’ at a distance, regardless of time and space, but were able toinfluence‘ your future? Impossible, you say?

I invite you to further explore this possibility, and to learn more about Gerald O’Donnell and his work by visiting his virtual Academy site, ARVARI. Prepare to get your mind opened to the possibilities and then, you can draw your own conclusions…


 

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Feeling overwhelmed during the Holiday Season or during a special occasion or event such as the planning of a wedding, presenting an exam, or going on a trip, is considered relatively normal as most of us are capable of handling these types of temporary situations successfully. However, living in a constant state of overwhelm has become the norm rather than the exception for many people.

Chronic overwhelm is one of the most debilitating emotions. It is a sensation that cannot easily be brushed under the rug while expecting it to disappear altogether just a few days after the main trigger has been dealt with. Moreover, if ignored indefinitely, the consequences become a burden on the overall well-being of the affected person.

Depending on how you handle stress as an individual, the effects of this condition may take time to become evident but ultimately, feeling overwhelmed regularly can affect your mind, body and spirit unless you learn to implement steps to recognize and alleviate it.

So, what do you do when you are feeling overwhelmed? Or better yet, are you even aware that you might be in a constant state of overwhelm? This is an important question to ask yourself as the feeling itself prevents the awareness… and you cannot work on making anything better unless you are first aware that the problem exists.

Let’s explore the mechanics of the condition.

The feeling of overwhelm derives from the stress caused by your reactions to life’s ups and downs. The anxiety caused by a rushed lifestyle, in a cluttered environment, an overbooked schedule, and not enough hours in the day to tackle all those things on your “to-do” list, eventually cause a sense of hopelessness.

Much like a snow ball going downhill, as you get more responsibilities and obligations, hopelessness increases and the feeling of overwhelm grows larger until it can wreck havoc on your nervous system and your health.

The problem is that it is not easy to become aware of your state precisely because you are so busy ‘at it’!

And, since the feeling feeds on stress, it becomes a vicious cycle. The more stress and worry the more tension and overwhelm, so much so that it becomes a part of life.

Here are a few pointers for you to ponder upon and help you identify if you are caught up in this cycle…

  • Do you frequently feel irritable or on the edge for no apparent reason?
  • Have you lost your sense of humor? Can you remember the last time you laughed out loud?
  • Do you feel a strange need of keeping busy even when the daily usual tasks have been completed?
  • Do you feel like you are spinning your wheels and getting nowhere?
  • Have you lost your enthusiasm for those activities that used to excite you?
  • Do you feel like life is getting ahead of you?
  • Do you feel like no matter how much you do,you’ll never get caught up?

“Even though I’m feeling overwhelmed by everything I have to do, 
I lovingly, deeply and completely accept myself.”

 ~ Dr. Carol Look

From Overwhelm to Clarity

The feeling of overwhelm intensifies every time a new task gets added to your already overtaxed schedule. The resulting sensation is one of inadequacy, wanting to give up, anxiety, sadness, and even depression. As you are probably aware, your emotional health eventually affects your physical health unless you take measures to solve this situation.

Let’s now explore what happens inside when you are feeling overwhelmed:

Once a stressor is present, the adrenal glands –that sit atop the kidneys- go on override to produce cortisol, the stress hormone that helps us during the “fight or flight”response. This physiological response is natural and meant to last only a short time. Under normal circumstances, once the threat is gone, the cortisol levels dwindle down, until the need arises again. This is a wonderful mechanism of the body with the purpose of keeping us safe and well.

However, when we are chronically overwhelmed, the levels of cortisol remain high in our system which had the potential to damage healthy tissues. Eventually, adrenal fatigue causes constant sleepiness or insomnia, foggy thinking, fatigue that can go from temporary weakness to permanent exhaustion, weight gain, depression, irritability, and mood swings. As the adrenal glands become depleted, adrenal exhaustion sets in giving way to a variety of serious health conditions.

Also, from the metaphysical view point, feeling overwhelmed and stressed will inhibit your potential to manifest abundance because feeling overwhelmed is a low vibration state!

So what can you do to ease on anxiety and on feeling overwhelmed?

  • Nutrition– cut down on stimulants, decrease refined carbohydrates, increase green leafy vegetables in your diet, drink plenty of water, and take a nutritional supplement.
  • Rest– sleep at least 7 to 8 hours per day, and take breaks from activities throughout the day.
  • Lifestyle– reduce your stressors consciously, exercise more and take frequent walks, practice yoga, dedicate time to an activity that you enjoy, breathe properly and deeply on a regular basis, and meditate.

Aside from these common sense healthy habits, EFT has proven very effective in coping with feelings of overwhelm right at the moment when it’s happening.

Dr. Carol Look and Rick Wilkes, have put together a fabulous program titled “From Overwhelm to Clarity” composed of 8 MP3 Audio Recordings + 147 page downloadable PDF Transcript. In this program, they talk about how small changes can make a big impact, how tapping helps gain control of the emotions involved in overwhelm, how to stop the vicious cycle, how to relax and release tension, and more.

With over 5 hours of helpful instruction and EFT/Meridian Tapping, Dr. Look and Mr. Wilkes will help you eliminate feelings of overwhelm while giving way to peace and clarity of mind.

What a relief is to know there is help!

 

Positive Attitude

The Power of  

Positive Attitude

At a deep level, we all know that a negative attitude can have a destructive impact in our lives. However, many people seldom stop to realize this and frequently allow external factors, events, and conditions to direct their lives.

Actually, we not only have the power to change our views, moods and circumstances as we go through life, but we have a responsibility to do so!

Do you have your own good reasons to change negativity into positivity? I’m sure you can think of a few of your own. Here are some of my thoughts and beliefs ont he subject matter. See if you agree:

  • When you develop a positive attitude, you tend to focus on the positive traits of people around you, so you become an upbeat person, which leads to the improvement of your relationships. Compare that to noticing the flaws on people regularly. Would they want to establish a relationship with you if all you can see is the “wrong”in them?
  • When you are a positive person, you become more productive. Positive people get excited about their projects at home and at work because they see the goal as an accomplishment instead of ‘one more task to do.‘ When you perceive your responsibilities as burdensome, you end up procrastinating and getting stressed which only further feeds the cycle of discouragement and negativity.
  • When you are a positive person, you become more attractive. YES. Positivity shows. People feel drawn to you as if you were a magnet. You beam good vibes; you feel good about yourself and about the world. And, it becomes contagious.
  • When you are a positive person, you become healthier. Regardless of the origin of aches and pains, positive people tend to heal and recover faster and stay healthier for longer periods of time. Actually, there is scientific evidence that supports this: when you have the inclination to savor happy moments in your life frequently, your brain gets re-wired as endorphins get released often. This fact positively affects your health.

By the same means, negativity is contagious in both, inner and outer worlds. When you have a negative thought, it’s usually followed by more negativity as you try to justify the first thought. If you don’t become aware of this, negative inner chatter  becomes the norm and starts ruling your life, affecting your mental, emotional and physical health.

In the outer world, when you feel pesimistic or negative, those around you feel your vibes and they either walk away to avoid you or react to your moods and modes, making it a vicious negative cycle for all involved.

Thus, being negative is detrimental to your overall well-being -in and out- and to the well-being of those around you. It’s even been proven that -all other elements equaly present- plants thrive around positive people. They are healthier, greener and grow faster!

As you’ve probably heard a million times by now,  ‘like attracts like’ and this is especially true when it comes to attitudes. If you have experienced an uncomfortable feeling around a person who you’ve never met or in a room full of grouchy people you know this is true. The opposite happens when you are sharing a moment with happy people. Just think about the vibes found in a wedding, the birth of a baby or a birthday party, and you’ll know what I mean.

Moreover, living in a negative state is a waste of energy and time! When you think about it, it is way easier to adopt positivity and live a happier life regardless of the circumstances around you because when you think about it, everyone has ups and downs in life and we ALL have something to be grateful for. We should focus on the things to be grateful for often in order to experience a positive life. Like my mom says… “If the problem has a solution, why worry; and if it doesn’t, why worry?” It all comes and goes in due time.

Instant Positive Attitude by David Baird, shows you how to lower stress, increase self-confidence and reprogram your mind for a life of success, all by adopting a positive attitude. This is NOT just another book about positive thinking or the reasons that support having a positive attitude. It is a book that will give you the “how” so you can do certain things to live in positivity every single day of your life.

Take a look a these few points in the table of contents:

  • The three major factors that influence attitude… and how you can quickly and easily gain control of each!
  • 9 traits of a successful person… and how to ensure that you have all 9!
  • 12 common obstacles to success… and how to overcome them like a world champion hurdler!
  • How to turn failure into a stepping stone for success … if you don’t read anything else, you absolutely must read this important advice!
  • The two most influencing factors on our behavior… and how to gain control of both of them!
  • The three things you must have to succeed in life… and how to ensure that you have all of them in abundance!
  • How to turn failure into a stepping stone for success… if you don’t read anything else, you absolutely must read this important advice!
  • How to overcome the fears that can negatively impact your positive attitude
  • How to learn to trust yourself and have confidence in your decisions
  • How to ensure your children grow up with a positive attitude
  • And so much more!

Did you notice the trend in the table of contents? David Baird concentrates on the “How” to do things to make positivity a part of your life, not JUST on telling you that you should have a positive attitude. This is why this book is far from ordinary.

And it includes these fabulous bonus… How to Develop the Interpersonal Skills You Need to Succeed Today!

Now that I think about it, this is not just a book but a complete system that shows you exactly HOW to live a positive life. It includes everything to learn the power of positivity, Get it now while it is available at a very low introductory price. With a 60 day money back guarantee, you’ve got nothing to lose and a lot of positivity to gain.

It is a must for those who want to improve the quality of their lives!

Highly recommended!

 

 

 

Job Interview

Successful Interviewing Tips to

Find the Job of Your Dreams!

You can call it anything you want… “laid off,” “let go” or “downsized”… at the end, it all means the same. What matters the most is the emotional turmoil that goes through a person’s mind once the news sinks in, from self-esteem to relationships to actually being able to pay the bills, the enormous burden can be felt in every area of life.

I don’t have to tell you about statistics. We are all quite familiar with the common challenges and the problematic times we are facing worldwide. But…. if you have lost your job, I’m going to ask you to read this article as you may find a couple of bits of useful information to use in your next job interview. So, step back for a little bit, and try to see things from a different perspective.

Re-focus your mind even if for a few minutes and allow yourself to see this experience as a blessing in disguise; as a time to re-evaluate your talents and finally have the opportunity to be, do and have whatever you want in your life. The Internet is filled with countless stories of people who thought everything was lost when they got laid off, only to discover that it was the best thing that happened to them a few weeks or months down the road.

In other words, now is the time to get courageous, go out, get a job interview, or step up to start a new and exciting career. Luckily for us these days, becoming an entrepreneur not as difficult as it once was!

You literally have thousands of resources at your fingertips to help you land a job interview for the job of your dreams, and if you are willing (or able) to relocate, your options are multiplied. Besides the common sources such as the local papers (especially weekend editions), your local library and the multiple employment search engines in the Internet, you may want to consider hiring a Head Hunter to help you get job interviews that match your talents, education, and goals. Networking groups, the gym and even your friends are good sources too. Don’t be afraid to reach out in a big way!

Not sure what you want to do or how you can take your experience into a new career or business venture? You may want to consider hiring a Life Coach to help you explore your options. What I want to convey here is that regardless of how terrible the horizon looks at this time, there are always better days ahead. Trust me on this.

I realize how frightening this situation can be (I have been in your shoes myself!), especially if you had been employed at the same place for several years. Hitting the job market again can be intimidating, for sure! So, I’m going to take you through the basic points so soon enough, you can land the job of your dreams.

Your Resume

Once you’ve found a job that you are interested in, it’s time to update and submit your resume with the goal of getting called for a job interview.

This first step may seem like a huge task, especially if you had been employed for a long time before you were let go. Thus, remember that your resume is the first item to represent you and sell you to a potential employer even before you meet face to face. It should reflect who you are in an extremely positive light. It should make you stand out among other applicants and urge the person in charge of hiring to want to call you first!

Also know that a resume should not be a “one-size-fits-all” kind of deal. In other words, you should plan to modify your resume and cover letter (more on this in a bit) according to the specific position you are applying to. There are plenty of sites and services to help you create a winning resume. A comprehensive search and dedicated time will get you writing your resume profesionally and relatively fast. You may also consider hiring a professional resume writer.

Your Cover Letter

In most cases, you will also need a cover letter to accompany your resume. In general, the cover letter should be as concise and to the point as possible. Don’t ramble on and on, let your resume do the talking. The cover letter is just a basic introduction to your resume where you can include your main qualities that make you the perfect candidate for the position you are applying for. Above it all, use very positive language and be concise. Some experts recommend using bullet points. I believe it is a good idea as it draws attention to your main talents first.

If you don’t have a specific person to address the letter to, you should address it to “Ladies and Gentlemen”. DO NOT address it to “To Whom It May Concern”. That is considered unprofessional and very non-businesslike.

Just as with the resume, you should match your cover letter to the specific position you are applying for. Think about your talents and experience and match them to the specifics of the position. Be truthful and always proofread extensively to make sure that there are no typographical errors and that your punctuation and grammar is all correct.

Preparing for the Job Interview

A good, solid resume and cover letter will get you a job interview. At that point, you’ll be given the opportunity to shine and stand out from other applicants. And… how do you do that? Preparation is key in the process. Being prepared for a job interview includes two main points: knowing about the industry and your prospective employer, and knowing yourself. It means paying attention to details like personal appearance, punctuality, and demeanor. And it means feeling confident about your interviewing skills. Do your homework and be prepared!

You may want to prepare by thinking of a couple of instances where you handled difficult situations successfully. They may ask you this. Also, make a list some of your attributes, and have those present in your mind to answer specific questions. Talk to former co-workers with whom you worked closely. Ask them to list some work related traits about you that they most admired. While you are at it, ask them if you can list them as references.

Try to find some faults as well just in case they come up as questions. By studying your faults, you will be able to choose one that is somewhat innocuous and turn it around into a positive. For example, if you are obsessively organized, this could be presented as a fault but most employers look at organizational skills as assets not liabilities. So in an interview, I would tell them “one of my shortcomings was that I wanted to be too organized.”

Practice how you will answer possible questions during your job interview. You want to be perceived somewhat spontaneous, but you also want to appear self-confident and professional. The way to do that is to rehearse, not exactly what you will say, but how you will say it. This will increase your confidence tremendously.

A great method is to rehearse in front of a mirror. Study your posture, the way you make eye contact, the tone of your voice, and your body language. Ask a friend to do pretend interviews with you. The more you repeat a scenario, the more comfortable you will begin to feel with it.

What To Wear

First, you must dress properly. Generally speaking, it’s a good idea to wear a suit for a job interview or a classy dress if you are a woman. Go with something simple, in a neutral tone. The more conservative your field, the more conservative your suit should be.

It’s also a good idea to match your interview attire to the prospective job. If you are applying for a job working on a warehouse floor, you will look out of place wearing a formal suit. Keeping that in mind, dress a little better than you would for a day at work and make sure your clothes are neat and clean. A good, classic style and cut for a suit is a good choice since it’s appropriate for many situations. Do not wear jeans unless the job you are applying calls for it.

In all instances, wear closed-toe shoes. Sandals are never appropriate for a job interview. And, of course… sneakers are not appropriate either.

If you are a woman, don’t wear an excessive amount of jewelry or makeup. You want to make a good impression at your job interview without distractions and just with your personality and qualifications. If you have long hair, it’s better to wear it up.

You’ll want to bring an extra copy of your resume along with your reference sheet. Leave the backpack at home. A woman can carry a small to medium sized handbag. A man can carry a briefcase if he wishes. A folder or a portfolio are good options as well.

The Job Interview

Once at the interview, you are going to be asked many questions by your potential employer. They will ask about you, your education and past experience. In particular, they’ll want to know about your strengths and weaknesses, and what you did to problem solve when a difficult situation occurred. If you prepared as suggested above, you’ll do great!

Speak slowly and clearly. Pause before you answer a question. Your answers will seem less rehearsed and it will give you a chance to collect your thoughts. Keep in mind that a very brief pause may seem like an eternity to you but it is not.

Since the interviewer’s job is to make sure that not only your skills, but that your personality is a good match as well, you must establish rapport with the person interviewing you. That begins the instant you walk in the door. Let the interviewer set the tone. For example, if the interviewer is speaking softly, so should you.

It’s alright for you to show your true personality, but be careful not to go over-board. Humor may help relax both, you and the person doing the job interview and may help you communicate much easier; but… use caution with humor and never joke about race, politics, faith or anything of that nature.

As you may know, body language gives more away about us than speech. Eye contact is very important but make sure it looks natural. A smiling, relaxed face is very inviting. Hands resting casually in your lap rather than arms folded across your chest also is more inviting. If you normally move your hands around a lot when you speak, tone it down a bit. You don’t want to look too stiff, but you don’t want to look like you’re a bundle of nervous energy.

After The Interview

After the interview, it is essential to follow up with a “Thank You” note. This serves two purposes. First, it tells the employer that you are grateful for their time and the opportunity to inverview. You want to do the polite thing by sending out a note thanking them for that. Also, a thank you note brings you back to mind which can be good if they are close to making a decision on who to hire.

And then, you are done with your part. It is now waiting time. You may get a call for a second interview or you will get a call to discuss salary and starting day. Congratulations!

If you are not chosen for the job, you may want to make a phone call to the person who interviewed you and ask why you weren’t chosen for the position.

Simply explain to the interviewer that you are looking for ways to improve yourself for your next job interview and would appreciate his/her input.

Above it all, do not despair. You may have to go through several job interviews until you land the job of your dreams. You may also find yourself yearning to turn a beloved hobby into a business. Many people have done this. Like them, you can Become A Successful Entrepreneur and realize great success. Remember… it is YOUR life and YOUR time to decide what to do… feeling fulfilled will allow you to live a happier life. Isn’t this what life is all about?

Sleep Learning

Sleep Learning

Facts and Myths

Sleep learning is a technique that helps you harness the power of your subconscious while you sleep. When practiced, it facilitates the learning of new skills, foreign languages, new concepts, and several other self-help  improvements that you may want to implement on a particular area of your life.

Sleep learning -also called hypnopaedia– is not a new concept. In fact, it dates back to the 1930’s and it became more known after Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel titled “Brave New World“, a fictional story of a Polish boy that was able to recite an entire radio broadcast in perfect English after a radio receiver had been left on during his sleep.

Novels aside, sleep learning has been highly debated and associated with ambiguity mainly because there have been conflicting theories about it. So the question remains… is it really possible to absorb information as you sleep? Can you truly learn new concepts, enhance your memory and learn by utilizing your mind’s full potential… all while you sleep?

Between 1955 and 1968, several studies indicated that it is very possible to learn during sleep when these 3 factors are in place:

  • The suggestions are aligned with the intention to reach a certain goal. This can be done successfully through subliminal messages.
  • The suggestions are received at the right time; during the REM sleep episodes of wakefulness that occur throughout the night or during alpha wave activity (alpha patterns are a normal part of REM sleep, they induce a semi-arousal period offering an optimal opportunity for learning), and…
  • The individual fully agrees with the suggestions and intention to participate.

Because of this findings, it was determined that hypnopaedia can be successfully used as a secondary learning method that supports daytime learning. It also seems to increase the speed of learning during daytime hours, a very useful skill for High School students and working adults alike.

In more recent studies, sleep has been associated with learning and memory enhancementSleep learning seems to hook procedural memories, which aid in learning new skills. It is thanks to procedural memories that you can master a tune on the piano, a chess strategy or a video game.

Thus, the answer is… yes, sleep learning is not only possible, but very helpful; however, there are some myths that need debunking before we proceed.

Here are the two main misguided beliefs about subliminal sleep learning

  • It won’t introduce knowledge directly. It won’t work by implanting information and facts into your brain like if it was a tape recorder. In other words, don’t expect to wake up speaking French if you have never studied it before. Conscious learning must take place during waking hours for sleep learning to work as an enhancer. Only then, it will help you take in data easier and faster.
  • It doesn’t work overnight or immediately. Like many other things that must be learned, practice makes perfect. It is a process in which the message sinks into your brain slowly as you listen often. With each session you become more sharp-witted and focused as your ability to learn starts improving until you absorb information quicker and more naturally.

The Benefits of Subliminal Sleep Learning

So now you know it. Sleep learning is not magical, mysterious or miraculous, and it’s certainly not instantaneous either.

However, more people are using it successfully as they learn about it. There are many reasons why it may be a good idea to engage in this kind of learning. Here are a few of them:

  • It is 100% non invasive. When used as indicated, the messages sink into your mind effortlessly while you sleep. This makes it easy to use where no additional action is needed from you. This is attractive for many as their lifestyle and routine doesn’t have to change. You can play the album at night and won’t interfere with your normal daytime activities.
  • You will experience gradual transformation, and it will support the actions you take.
  • It will facilitate congruence between your subconscious and your conscious minds, so you go about your actions in a way that is conducive to the achievement of your goals. You will be tapping into more of your natural abilities through your right brain and your left brain.
  • Sleep Learning can provide you with a short cut to learn almost anything. More importantly, it offers a way to enhance your self-development in nearly every imaginable way.

One more reason that subliminal messages for sleep learning are becoming more popular is because they are a form of mild hypnosis in which entering trance is not needed to achieve results. When using long term, these messages create important improvements to your subconscious mind and considerably improve your ability to learn. This is not to say that hypnosis does not work or is more complicated. One technique may work better for some people than others.

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One case that I recently heard of, is that of a student in Budapest, Hungary, who wanted to learn English quickly so he could participate and win a BBC contest. He decided to use the sleep learning technique and was able to memorize 1026 English words in six weeks during his sleep while just reviewing the information during the day. And… He won the first prize!

There are many stories like this conducted all over the world with great success. Imagine what you could do to prepare for tests, pass exams, undertake a new career, prepare your public speaking engagements and presentations, and even for fun!