You Have To Take Control

You Have To Take Control

The doors we open each day decide the lives we live.
by Flora Whittemore

The eyes only see what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
by Henri Louis Bergson

Western laziness consists of cramming our lives with compulsive activity,
so that there is no time at all to confront the real issues.
by Sogyal Rinpoche

There is a difference between interest and commitment.
When you’re interested in something, you do it only when it’s convenient.
When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
by Ken Bloanchard

Keep on beginning and failing.
Each time you fail start over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose –
not the one you began with, perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.
by Anne Sullivan

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You Are The Best

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You Are The Best

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
by Joseph Campbell

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
by C.G. Jung

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life;
not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
by Khalil Gibran

Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday.
Realize the past no longer holds you captive.
It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it.
Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.
by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Decide what you want.
Begin taking steps to get what you want.
Just do something, anything you think will lead in the direction of what you want.
It doesn’t matter if it is a correct step or not.
Once the universe sees you have taken the initiative it will then step in
and start guiding your steps and take care of the “how” for you.

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You Decide

You Decide

You are as amazing as you let yourself be.
Let me repeat.
You are as amazing as you let yourself be.
by Elizabeth Alraune

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
by Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we argue for our limitations we get to keep them.
by Evelyn Waugh

Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves, miserable or happy and strong.
The amount of work is the same.
by Francesca Reigler

Whether you say you can or you can’t, you are right.
by Henry Ford

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The Past Is Not Today

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The Past Is Not Today

Go back to the state you had as a child when you believed nothing was impossible.

Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.
by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

When someone criticizes you it is because of their own fear and insecurity.

Each of us inevitable; Each of us limitless – each of us with his or her right upon the earth;
Each of us allowed the eternal purports of the earth;
Each of us here as divinely as any is here.
by Walt Whitman

You are struggling with yourself. It is a fight with your own mind.  Stop the resistance.
You can’t resist something that has already happened in the past.
You can’t resist something that may or may not happen in the future.
It’s all just a big waste of time and energy.

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Believe and Begin Again

Begin Again

If you are willing to set aside what you have been conditioned to believe
and open your mind you will begin to see and experience things which you thought were impossible.

You will begin to see that which you thought did not exist.

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Make Peace Of Mind Your Priority

Peace Of Mind

If your mind is as cluttered as an old attic,
it is not enough to tidy the room – you must throw things out.
by Liz Dean

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
by Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Happiness comes from being, not having.
Calming your mind will bring you strength.
Rather than connecting to nature’s simplicity, we opt for an excited mind.
by Kiva Bottero

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A Son Shares His Father’s Experience With Cancer

healingWhat is your attitude about life?

Attitude is one of the biggest factors that determine how we live our lives.

Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t you are correct.”

Our attitudes can turn what appear to be misfortunes into blessings.

Our attitudes can even save our lives.

I want to share with you a lesson I learned from my dad.

My dad lost his fight with cancer a little over a year ago.

What most didn’t know is that when he was first diagnosed he was given at most three years to live.

He turned three years into THIRTEEN.

The biggest reason was his attitude.

As a side note I hate when doctors give you a time limit on your life.  Most people take this as fact and end up living just about as long as the doctor gives them.

Doctors are human.  I’ve spent a lot of time with doctors outside the medical environment, “in real life”, playing cards or stuff like that.

There are times when I have thought, “This guy is a doctor?  Really?  How did he pull that off?  That is scary.”

Don’t get me wrong.  We have a lot of great doctors.  A lot.  I’m just saying doctors are not perfect.

So how did my dad’s attitude extend his life?  Was it just his positive thoughts that kept him alive?  Of course not.

He still sought out medical treatments and kept up with the latest developments, including a lot of trials.

He even still had moments where his emotions got the best of him. But for the most part he accepted his present situation, but knew he could do things to make it better.

It was like okay here is where we are, what do we need to do to get to there?

And many, many times over I saw him get to “there”.

There never was any, “My life is terrible.  Why did this have to happen to me?”

I never saw any constant complaining or self-pity because he knew if he started down that road he was giving himself a death sentence.

Most people like to complain.  It actually gives them a little relief from their life while they are doing it.

But constant complaining is like a drug.  It may make you feel better at the time but it is doing harm in the long run and the longer you do it the more harm it is going to do to you.

By not constantly complaining and taking control of his life and having an incredible attitude my dad added many healthy years to his life.  In fact you wouldn’t have even known he had cancer until the last year.

Do you think a numerology reading can give you insight to your health?  I know it can!

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It Is All About You

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It Is All About You

It’s not things in themselves that trouble us but our opinion of things.
by Epictetus

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
by Helen Keller

Be independent of the good opinion of others people.
by Abraham Harold Maslow

Rest satisfied with doing well and leave others to talk of you as they will.
by Pythagoras

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Do It!

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Do It!

Cease to inquire what the future has in store,
and to take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
by Horace

We all live in suspense, from day to day, from hour to hour;
in other words we are the hero of our own story.
by Mary McCarthy

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
by Dale Carnegie

There is a time for departure –
even when there’s no certain place to go.
by Tennessee Williams

If you come to a fork in the road, take it!
by Yogi Berra

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Playing With Time?

Playing With Time?

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.
It’s the life in your years.
by Abraham Lincoln

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
by Charles Buxton

You live longer once you realize that any
time spent being unhappy is wasted.
by Ruth E. Renkl

You may delay, but time will not.
by Benjamin Franklin

Fear not that life shall come to an end,
but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
by John Henry Cardinal Newman

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You Are Priceless!

You Are Priceless!

He is rich or poor according to what he is,
not according to what he has.
by Henry Ward Beecher

You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy.
by Garth Brooks

Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.
by Ayn Rand

Not what we have but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
by John Petit-Senn

Life begets life.
Energy creates energy.
It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
by Sarah Bernhardt

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Make The Best Adjustments

Make The Best Adjustments

The solution to our mood problems may not require heroic attempts to change our inner feeling
world or the outer world of other people, places and jobs.
Rather, it may simply involve a shift in the way we pay attention to all of them.
by Mark Williams

Try dying every day to your old self…
So that you emerge renewed and young again as the tired mind sheds its load.
by Kristin Zambucka

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering.
Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
by Thich Nhat Hanh

Our suffering stems from ignorance.
We react because we do not know what we are doing,
because we do not know the reality of ourselves.
by S.N. Goenka

You can make this new year anything you want it to be. 

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Accept The Present Of Now

Accept The Present Of Now

Love the present.

Take advantage of the opportunity you have been given of a new day.

Know that the answers you seek are in front of you right now.

Notice the beauty all around you.

Focus on all the blessing you have right now and not the bad things that have happened in the past.

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Today Is The Day

Today Is The Day

Beginning today, I will create a new future by creating a new me.
No longer will I dwell in a pit of despair, moaning over squandered time and lost opportunity.
I can do nothing about the past.
My future is immediate.
I will grasp it in both hands and carry it with running feet.
When I am faced with the choice of doing nothing or doing something,
I will always choose to act!  I seize this moment.  I choose now.
by Andy Andrews

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.
by Bruce Lee

Do Something Now. If not you, who? If not here, where? If not now, when?
by Theodore Roosevelt

One today is worth two tomorrows; what I am to be, I am now becoming.
by Benjamin Franklin

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Dare To Live Your Life

Dare To Live Your Life

Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not.
Our actions and states of mind matter, because we’re so deeply interconnected with one another.
Working on our own consciousness is the most important thing that we
are doing at any moment, and being love is the supreme creative act.
by Ram Dass

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. by Joseph Campbell

Surely, life is not merely a job, an occupation;
life is something extraordinarily wide and profound, it is a great mystery,
a vast realm in which we function as human beings.
by Jiddu Krishnamurti

Don’t be afraid to become what you were meant to be.
The lust for comfort murders the passions of the soul.
by Kahlil Gibran

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Gone To My Happy Place

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The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. by Eckhart Tolle

Happiness comes from within. It is not dependent on external things or on other people.
You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security
and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people.
Never give your power to anyone else.
by Brian L. Weiss

Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally…
Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.
by Miguel Ruiz

If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming
that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another.
The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision.
There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with
each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.
by Deepak Chopra

You are ready for a change. Just start.
Do something to start the change. Don’t worry about if you are making a correct decision.
It doesn’t have to be a correct decision. Once you take the initial step (right or wrong) you will be guided.
The correct decisions will come to you. But not until you take that first step. Just start.

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Be Happy

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Be Happy

Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.
by Tony DeLiso

When you are grateful, fear disappears and abundance appears.
by Anthony Robbin

Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday.
Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go.
A simply abundant world awaits.
by Sarah Ban Breathnach

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance.
This is the law of nature.
by Steve Maraboli

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Micro VS Marco

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Micro VS Marco: Keep It Simple

When we  take a real look at life, we must admit the journey is quite overwhelming.  Just when you think you have figured it out, something happens and rocks your world.  The key is to see the whole picture.  You are a micro in a macro world. We don’t think about it we just walk into it like it is normal to be infested with negativity and detachment.

Look at yourself, you are just a single unit of existence.  You are free to bask in this state of being at home but once you walk out the door of your house, your single unit is forced into the macro existence of millions of micros forcing a chaotic and loveless macro that is usually very harsh and selfish.

You get in your car and head to work.  You notice many micros looking very numb and unhappy.  How are you looking to others today?  Are you contributing to the massive heartless macro or are you able to separate yourself from the energy field it possess by smiling and counting your blessings?

The macro does not have to push you around and put you in survival and victim mode if you empower your micro to be here but not here based on what is permeating from your being.  You must make your home heaven on earth.  It has to be the place where you regenerate positive vibrations within your being.  Your environment has to be vibrating a high frequency of good, love, peace, strength, freedom and acceptance of self.

When you make this a priority, you can step out into the macro and not be killed mentally, emotionally and spiritually.  You can also be a contributor to the mini micros who are establishing a base of positive vibrations to exist in a better state of being.  This is a lifestyle with great rewards.  Establishing a self-nurturing base for your self gives you power that grows and become a light in a dark world.

Save your self and love doing it.  It is a beautiful journey.  When you do this, the macro has to back off and emerge with its own kind.

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There Is A Magic About You

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There Is A Magic About You

Today we are going to slow down and see how important we are to our self.  We need our self to learn, grow and love.  What is needed by everyone is space to see.  When our lives are filled with clutter of things, people and activity, we cannot see the forest for the trees.  Facing the world today, we are going to set everyone free to be just who and what he or she may be.  Let the God they serve give them what they deserve.  No longer are our views of what seems best for others are going to control our actions if we see early on it does not make a difference.  It comes a time when becoming less because we’re reaching for others is not acceptable.  Instead, we are going to keep the strong strong by respecting, acknowledging, nurturing and blessing them in unique ways revealed by our hearts.

No longer are we going to drag the weak  because usually the weak are selfish and use our compassion as a means of obtaining what they are capable of getting for themselves.  We are gong to love them with a trusting love that their God will see them through.  Like us who have experienced pain and suffering of some kind and had to move forward so it is with our loved ones.  They must feel the pain to grow if we keep giving them band aids they will never mature or become strong enough to come out of needy mode.

Our love will be the right love where we know for a fact things do get better with or without our two cents.  Save those two cents for positive things that are flourishing.

Love confidently!  Love your self enough to say no sometimes and yes when it is fruitful. We all have a journey even our loved ones.

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What Are You Going To Do?

What Are You Going To Do?

Don’t make excuses today.

Don’t ever look at things now and think your life can’t change.
Change can come in one single moment.

Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose.
Anything less is a form of slavery.
by Wayne Dyer

We do so many things that are wasteful and unnecessary,
just because that is the way society says it is.

Again, don’t make excuses today.

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Life Is All Memory

Life Is All Memory!

Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
by Marcus Aurelius

Be here now – by Ram Dass

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
by Tennessee Williams

Restore your attention or bring it to a new level by dramatically slowing down whatever you are doing.
What matters more than the activity we’re doing at the moment in time is how we feel about it.
by Brigid Schulte

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Let It Happen

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Let It Happen

Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future.
If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay.
Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously.
Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
by
Thich Nhat Hanh

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
by Og Mandino

What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now.
It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future.
The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.
by
Sai Baba

Wherever you are, be there totally.

If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options:
remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally.
If you want to take responsibility for your life, you must choose one
of those three options, and you must choose now.
Then accept the consequences.

by Eckhart Tolle

Change your life today.
Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
by
Simone de Beauvoir

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Love Can Not Be Replaced

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Love Can Not Be Replaced

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
by Leo F. Buscaglia

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what
they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you.
by Wayne Dyer

The best way to get rid of the pain is to feel the pain.
When you feel the pain and go beyond it, you’ll see there’s a very intense love that is wanting to awaken itself.
by Deepak Chopra

Happiness comes from within.
It is not dependent on external things or on other people.
You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security
and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people.
Never give your power to anyone else.
by Brian L. Weiss

You are ready for a change.
Just start.
Do something to start the change.
Don’t worry about if you are making a correct decision.
It doesn’t have to be a correct decision.
Once you take the initial step (right or wrong) you will be guided.
The correct decisions will come to you.
But not until you take that first step. Just start.

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Do not react to your feelings…

Do not react to your feelings… create with them.

Don’t ask what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive and go do it.
Because what the world needs is people to come alive.
by Howard Thurman

Instead of thinking it will be hard.
Start thinking it will be easy.  Try it.
You might be surprised.

You know what you need to do.
Don’t let the fear of the unknown stop you.

Once you truly make up your mind to do something
the universe instantly sets things in motion to help you.

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The Mind Can Be A Gold Or Death Mine

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The Mind Can Be A Gold Or Death Mine

Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear
is taking the risk to be alive  and express what we really are.
by Miguel Angel Ruiz

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love;
it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.
by Steve Maraboli

Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.
Keep your words positive because your words become your behaviors.
Keep your behaviors positive because your behaviors become your habits.
Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.
Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.
by Gandhi

Live authentically.
Live your truth.
And if you love me for anything,
love me because I live mine.
by Neale Donald Walsch

The universe will give you signs to point you in the right direction.

Look for them.

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