How to Achieve Your Dreams and Goals

Do you have dreams and goals? Sure you have, but what are doing to make them come true? Often, dreams and goals stay as daydreams, unless you do something to turn them into reality. Achieving your dreams and goals depends on several factors: You need to have a specific and clear goal. You have to be sure that you really want to achieve your goal. You need to create a clear mental image of your goal. You need a strong desire. You need to disregard doubts and thoughts about failure. You have to show confidence and faith, and persevere, until you achieve your goal. Do you follow all the above-mentioned requirements? Most people just wish they could achieve their dreams …

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Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not used correctly, can also be the most destructive force in your life. To control your thoughts means to influence the way you live your life. Your mind, more specifically, your thoughts, affects your perception and therefore, your interpretation of reality. (And here’s Why Your Perception Is Your Reality) I have heard that the average person thinks around 70,000 thoughts a day. That’s a lot, especially if they are unproductive, self-abusive, and just a general waste of energy. You can let your thoughts run amok, but why would you? It is your mind, your thoughts; isn’t it time to take your …

The Power of Repeated Words and Thoughts

Thinking is a mixture of words, sentences, mental images and sensations. Thoughts are like visitors, who visit the central station of the mind. They come, stay a while, and then go away, making space for other thoughts. Some of these thoughts stay longer, gain power, and affect the life of the person thinking them. Others, appear for a short while, and then disappear, leaving no impression on the mind. Do you, like most people, let thoughts connected with worries, fears, anger or unhappiness occupy your mind most of the time? Do you keep occupying your mind with inner conversation about negative situations and actions? Such inner conversation eventually, affect the subconscious mind, which accepts them as real, and consequently, can …

What Is Inner Peace?

I have written a lot about inner peace, but it seems most people don’t understand what it is. Some time ago, I received an email from a reader, saying that she doesn’t want inner peace, because she wants to be active and alive. She was afraid that calmness might make her passive and take all the fun from her life. She also said that she preferred to keep her mind restless and very active, not calm. Well, this only shows lack of understanding what inner peace is and how it can improve your life in many ways. What is Inner Peace? We need to define this term. Inner peace is not a state of passivity, and certainly does not make …

How to Set Intentions That Set You Up for Success

My body feels tight, and my muscles are sore from sitting hunched over my computer as I write. “I really need to exercise more,” I think as I feel the tension in my shoulders. “I need to get in better shape.” We all have those things that don’t match up with how we think our lives should be. While our instinct might be to put something on our to-do list and muscle our way through making changes (often beating ourselves up with self-judgment when we fail), this rarely works. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” –-Carl G. Jung Making a change requires self-compassion and knowing how to create intentions …

15 Tips for Happiness in Daily Life

You can make your life happier. It is a matter of choice. You might say it is impossible, since you have so many problems. You just cannot be happy. You are wrong. You can be happy even in difficult times and when surrounded by problems. Happiness comes from within, and does not depend on circumstances. Events and circumstances can surely affect how you feel. If you let them. The secret is in not letting them affect your mood and state of mind. This might be not easy, but if you are determined to bring happiness into your life you can do it. It is your attitude that makes you feel happy or unhappy. It is your habitual thinking that determines …

The Restless Mind and Why It Is Constantly Thinking

Do you sometimes wonder why your mind follows each thought and idea that pops up? Why do you spend time thinking meaningless or unimportant thoughts? Why you keep repeating thoughts that make you unhappy, anxious and worried? The natural tendency of the mind is to be restless and to think constantly, going from one thought to another. It cannot stay still for a moment. It keeps jumping from one thought to another, never standing still. The Restless Mind Never Stands Still The restless mind allows thoughts to come and go all the time, from morning till night, unable to stop for a moment. Most of these thoughts are not exactly invited; they just come, occupy our attention for a while, …

Peace of Mind Tips and Advice

What Is Peace of Mind? Peace of mind is a state of mental and emotional calmness, with no worries, fears or stress. In this state, the mind is quiet, and you experience a sense of happiness and freedom. Such peaceful moments are not so rare. You have experienced them in the past, at times when you were engaged in some kind of an absorbing or interesting activity. Here are a few examples: Watching an entertaining movie or TV program. Being in the company of someone you love. Being absorbed in reading a book. Lying on the sand at the beach. On vacation, when you experience some sort of mental numbness, forgetting your work and day-to-day-life. In deep asleep, when you …

How to Make Peace of Mind a Habit

What do you prefer, a restless, agitated mind, or a peaceful mind? The answer is quiet obvious. No one “enjoys” stress and mental restlessness. Too often, life leads you into unpleasant and difficult situations that lead to stress, anger and lack of inner peace. What would you gain if could keep your mind peaceful? A calm and peaceful mind leads to: Emotional and physical health. Increased level of energy. Stronger and sharper mental power Improved memory. Improved ability to learn and study. A peaceful mind also helps you handle your daily affairs of life in a more efficient manner, eases stress, and enables you to act calmly and in a poised manner in difficult situations. We live in a world …

Happiness Comes from Within Us

The source of happiness is within us. Happiness starts from within us. External events might cause it to manifest, but the real source of happiness comes from within you. Happiness often seems to be the result of external factors, but actually, it starts and comes out into the open from inside us. There is inner happiness within everyone, but it is covered by layers of negative thoughts, fears, worries and anxieties. Inner happiness is an inseparable part of our inner being, of our essence, but we often allow various factors to hide it. Inner happiness appears when thoughts and worries calm down. There is a deep correlation between inner happiness and inner peace. When one is the present the other …

Mind Power and the Power of Thoughts

Mind power is one of the strongest and most useful powers you possess. This power, together with your imagination, can create success or failure, happiness or unhappiness, opportunities or obstacles. This depends on your mindset. Your thoughts are the main ingredient of this power, and when you add to them focus and emotions, thoughts become powerful and can affect your reality. The thoughts that pass through your mind are responsible for almost everything that happens in your life. Not all thoughts are equal. Stray ones that you think once or twice cannot do much, but your predominant thoughts, the ones you repeat often, influence your behavior and attitude, affect your actions and reactions, and shape your reality. As your thoughts …

Buddha Quotes on Compassion, Discipline, Mind, Anger and Love

A Collection of Buddha Quotes Various quotes attributed to Buddha. You will find here quotes about about love, compassion, anger, the mind, patience and about other topics. Buddha Quotes on Love and Compassion “If you wish to be gentle with others, be gentle first with yourself.” “A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another, the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.” “You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk …

Hacks for Conducting Business with a Sharper Mind

Running a business can be a one-man job if you’re self-employed, but more often than not, it involves at least a few employees. Nevertheless, whether you have a one-man software development company, a 5-man crew of roofers, or a small manufacturing plant with 20 workers in it, it’s you who will be making the most important decisions and leading the workforce, Therefore, as the business leader, the sharper your mind is and the more aware you are, the better decisions you will be making towards improving the performance of the company and growing it beyond its current status. Given that our minds do not just get sharper on their own, we have a few quick tips, exercises and activities for …

What Are Affirmations – What Is the Definition of the Word

We need first to define the word affirmations or affirm, since a clear definition helps us understand it better. How can we define the word affirm? What does affirmation mean? Affirm Definition The definition of the word affirm, according to Cambridge dictionary is: “To state something as true.” Merriam Webster dictionary defines it as: “To state positively.”“To assert as valid or confirmed.”“To show or express a strong belief in or dedication to something, such as an important idea.” In Collins Dictionary – Affirm Definition – is: “If you affirm that something is true or that something exists, you state firmly and publicly that it is true or exists.” What Are Affirmations Affirmations are sentences aimed to affect the conscious and …

The Power of Concentration and Focus

“When every physical and mental resources is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.”– Norman Vincent Peale “The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun. When they are concentrated, they illumine.”– Swami Vivekananda A magnifying glass can burn a piece of paper, when the rays of the sun are focused through it on one point. The fire could only be ignited, when the sun’s rays were concentrated on a small point. When the magnifying glass was moved too far away, or too close to the paper, the rays were not focused enough, and nothing happened. This experience, describes vividly, how the power of concentration works. It is a skill, which enables you to fix …

What Is Intuition – Definition and Meaning

What is intuition? What is the definition of intuition? Does it have any similarity with esp and psychic powers? Is it possible to develop this ability? Let’s talk about intuition definition and meaning to make this word clearer. What Is Intuition – Definitions How can we define this ability? We use the word intuition, but what is its meaning? It is what is often called a “gut feeling” or a hunch. It is a process of getting knowledge and understanding through other means than thinking, learning, or the five senses. It is a subconscious process, in which the subconscious mind brings into your consciousness information, solutions to problems, and the understanding on how to proceed in certain situations. Here Are …