Understanding Our Reflections

“We live in a house of mirrors and think we are looking out the windows.”~ Fritz Perls

Who are you looking at? Who is looking back at you? Who are you looking for?

The Greek Philosopher Socrates often referred to the pursuit of knowing thyself as the most important part of living. He also declared in many of his writings, that an un-examined life is not a life worth living.

On some level or another, all of us are seeking ourselves whether we realize it or not.

We all have beliefs, ideas, thoughts and attitudes which govern our thinking, our knowing and our living. Changing our thinking, our long held beliefs can dramatically change our daily lives.

Continue reading “Understanding Our Reflections”

How Joy and Sorrow are Inseperable

How Joy and Sorrow are InseperableAs the month of May with its sun and colours is upon us, I can’t help but think of all the opposites our life is full of.

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one” ~ Rumi

Light and dark, night and day, happy and sad, negative and positive.

One is incomplete or rather unappreciated without the other. Continue reading “How Joy and Sorrow are Inseperable”

12 Happiness Principles – Simple Wisdom for a Crazy World

12 Happiness Principles - Simple Wisdom for a Crazy WorldDear Readers, I would like to introduce a beautiful soul to you today, Julie Zommers. She is an exceptional woman…but don’t take my word for it. Read her article/post below and see for yourself. More about Julie at the end of this post.

Enjoy darlings!

———————————————-

Do you feel like your life could do with a little more happiness?

Here are 12 Principles that keep my ‘happiness default’ intact.
I hope they help you.

DIRECTIONS: Read and apply. Rinse. Lather. Repeat. Continue reading “12 Happiness Principles – Simple Wisdom for a Crazy World”

I Believe ….. In the Power of our Beliefs

What do YOU believe in? Who are you at your core? Are your negative beliefs holding you back? What are beliefs? 

Beliefs are the core of who we are, what we do, and the success that we acquire. Claude M Bristol wrote a wonderful book entitled, The Magic of Believing. In his book he explains that there is one common strand woven throughout the many cultures and religions he investigated. All people, whether primitive or civilized, have shared a particular philosophy that is central to their culture. People of all ages have ascribed to the idea that if you believe that something will happen, it will take place. It is the power of belief that causes things to happen in our lives.

Most people define beliefs as inward convictions, a feeling of certainty about what something means. They are what you hold dear and are rooted deeply within. A belief is both mental and emotional. It is imbedded in the mind and in the heart. Continue reading “I Believe ….. In the Power of our Beliefs”