Walk Away from the Negative & Toward the Positive in 3 Steps.

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In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” ~ His Holiness the Dalai Lama

I have been running across the concept of dealing with one’s outlook, inner thoughts and spoken words more and more lately. I don’t know about anyone else, but I feel the universe brings us concepts when we are ready to appreciate and utilize them.

The concept is simple to understand when one is open to it—Let’s say one is spending their time dreading a party—well guess what? This may become a self fulfilling prophesy that will grow inside of them until it manifests in real life.

What if instead, one is open to thinking, “There are a few people at that party that will be really interesting to talk to” or another positive statement such as this? You guessed it—this will become one’s outlook when they walk into that party. And they may actually enjoy their experience!

Further—the very best part about it? It can be anyone’s option to choose the second, more positive stance. Once someone makes a habit of thinking in terms like this, great things start happening. People are more attracted to positive people, doors that were once closed will open, and best of all—the person who makes a conscious decision to change the way they think becomes much more fulfilled by taking a positive role in directing his or her own life.

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I have made up a short guide about this that is in no way all-inclusive of all situations possible, but here is a sampling: Continue reading

On being grateful and a give-away!

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On being grateful and a give-away!

I love this quote and wanted to say that I am grateful for all of my readers here. You make me feel like what I am doing matters and that is a LOT! So thank you!

As a token of my appreciation, two of those who like my blog and comment about what they are grateful for (or anything they would like to say) under this post, will be entered into a drawing for a free one-year subscription to the elephant journal. I will announce the winners on June 1st!

Please spread the word and thank you once again.

Please comment on this link—And good luck!

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Becoming More Mindful About Our Money (click on photo for article)

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Becoming More Mindful About Our Money (click on photo for article)

Money can’t buy us happiness or love and we all have to deal with it so it’s good to truly understand what we are getting for each dollar that we spend.

Having one of ‘THOSE’ days? A few thoughts about cheering yourself up. (click picture to read)

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Having one of 'THOSE' days? A few thoughts about cheering yourself up. (click picture to read)

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” ~ Mary Engelbreit