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Painful Comparisons

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Today, I’m going to touch upon an important topic that comes up in our daily lives and especially in our personal growth:

How we compare our experiences to other peoples’ experiences.

See, after I shared how scared and helpless I felt when my websites went down, I received a TON of emails. Every person who wrote me was positive and supportive. Some shared their own challenging stories. A few people pointed out that I didn’t “have it as bad” as other people (including themselves).

This is interesting because it points to a part of our psyches that is always comparing. The thing is, this kind of thinking can be very detrimental to our happiness.

The reason is that when we compare our experience, we are actually not fully being Present. We’re using somebody elses’ experience to make ourselves feel better about our own situation.

Perhaps you’ve had a relative who is always “one-upping” you?

You share about a tough day, and then their response is “You think that’s bad? Wait until you hear this…”

Or perhaps on the positive side you share about a great day, and the first response from somebody is “That’s not nearly as cool as the time I went to Hollywood and…”

I think you get the picture. Most of us feel rubbed the wrong way when that happens, and for good reason:

Because that person isn’t seeing US as the Divine person that we are. That person isn’t acknowledging us. As a result, we can feel unseen when that happens.

Unfortunately, that external example is not the real concern. It’s just that: an example.

The real concern is when we do that to ourselves silently.

For example when we see another person have a wonderful experience, and we think to ourselves:

“I’ll never have that” or “I wish I could have that.”

Immediately that pulls us out of the present moment.

I’m not just talking about objects, relationships, or people either.

What about spiritual experiences?

For those of us who go to meditation groups or workshops, it’s easy to compare ourselves to others.

Maybe we feel like OTHER people had the deeper meditation.

Maybe we can feel like OTHER people get to feel the “Universal Oneness.”

Maybe at a telekineses workshop we get frustrated that somebody else could bend the spoon and we feel like we never will.

Or maybe we see how “loving” somebody else is and feel bad about ourselves… like we could “never be that loving.”

Those experiences are ways that we punish ourselves and simultaneously pull us out of the present moment.

And they hurt us. We feel pain every time we do that to ourselves.

What’s the answer?

Compassion for ourselves and others.

To not minimize somebody elses’ experience. Just to acknoweldge it. To say “I hear and see you. Yes, I see how that can be painful. And I’m here for you.”

When we compare, we separate.

With separation comes pain. We all hurt when we compare, even if we’re not conscious of it.

Next time you find yourself silently comparing to other peoples objects or experiences, try shifting your attention towards appreciation.

See the gifts in the other person. See the gifts in their experience.

Then as Byron Katie says: turn it around.

See the gifts in you and your experience.

When we shift from comparing to compassion…

When we shift from objectifying to unifying…

That’s when miracles happen in our lives.

How To Use Our Hearts To Manifest Our Dreams

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Today, I am grateful to share with you a message from one of our Platinum Sponsors, Thais Gibson, who has been a member of our community for over half a decade!

She’s doing some fantastic work, so please click here and visit her YouTube channel. If you like what you see, be sure to press the red ‘Subscribe‘ button to get notified when she posts future videos.

Now, let’s hear what she has to share about manifesting… πŸ™‚


“Why Using Your Heart Is The Only Way To Manifest The Life Of Your Dreams” – by Thais Gibson

Kyle Cease is one of the world’s best comedians-turned transformational speaker. He blends comedy with personal development to inspire millions of people worldwide. With a massive YouTube following, best-selling book, and sold-out summits, he is a gamechanger in both the spiritual and material world.

I had the amazing opportunity to interview Kyle to find out how he became a master creator. Not only did I spend most of the time laughing, but I learned some incredible tips that transformed my perception of what it means to be a master of creating your life.

Before I share a few of the best tips, here are a few things you need to know about Kyle:

  • He hosts full weekend seminars with thousands of attendees, and he facilitates the entire thing with no script, no PowerPoint presentation and no plan! This allows him to operate from the heart and connect from a heart-based space to facilitate the highest level of transformation in the audience.
     
  • Kyle was an expert manifestor at 18 – as the youngest headlining comedic in the Pacific Northwest!
     
  • Kyle often meditates for two hours per day!

When Kyle and I sat down to talk about expert manifestation, he took an approach I had never heard of before.

Here’s three of the top 10 things I learned during my time with Kyle…

#1) To truly create, you must first learn to let go of anything β€œheavy” in your life.

He explained that we spend much of our lives holding onto our identity. He describes that the ego’s natural aversion to change is one of the biggest detriments to creating the life of our dreams. When we can tune into what makes us feel expanded vs. contracted, and release anything that holds us back, we create room for new things to enter that are a better match to our newly higher vibration.

Powerful stuff!

2. “You can only be loved, abundant and free at the level you give this to yourself.”

Wow. We must learn to take accountability for ourselves and the inner work. Nobody saves us, we save ourselves and then the universe reflects this self-love back to us. Whatever we give to ourselves becomes reflected to us in our external reality through the Law of Attraction. Everything starts from within, and is mirrored externally.

3. When you’re trying to control the outcome, you’re in fear and lack (and that is what you will attract instead!)

Control is always rooted in fear. Anytime we are substituting “allowing” or “surrender” with control, it is a sign of being untrusting in our own ability to create. We are being doubtful, and we always attract what we are presently being. Control contains the vibration of fear and lack, and so we will attract more things to be fearful about.

We must truly surrender and trust both ourselves and the universe in order to master our capacity to create.

Those are just a few key takeaways from the interview. Definitely grab a cup of coffee or tea then sit down and join Kyle and I for a wonderful time.

Click Here To Watch Our Interview On YouTube

What I love about Kyle is that the entire interview is completely from his heart, it elevates our vibrations, and he has a really unique approach to transformation & personal growth.

He’s also hilarious, so be ready for some good belly laughs! πŸ™‚
 


I hope you enjoyed this article from Thais. As I shared, she’s been part of our community for over half a decade so please visit her YouTube channel and check out more of her videos.

As for this interview with Kyle – I’ve been following Kyle for many years, and I love how he uses his position of influence (being a well-respected successful comedian) to help elevate the consciousness of our planet.

Would you also love to be featured on my blog and in my emails?

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Ignorance

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

The young disciple was such a prodigy that scholars from everywhere sought his advice and marveled at his learning.

When the governor was looking for an adviser, he came to the Master and said, “Tell me, is it true that the young man knows as much as they say he does?”

Truth to tell,” said the Master wryly, “the fellow reads so much I don’t see how he could ever find the time to know anything.”

– Story by Anthony de Mello

Reflection Questions

  • Why do you feel the Master replied that way?
     
  • If you were the young disciple, and you heard the Master say this, how would you feel?
     
  • If you were the young disciple, and you heard the Master say this, would you do anything different in your life? If so, then what?
     
  • How can you apply your answer to these questions to your own life?

(Story) When All Human Beings Were Gods

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

There was once a time when all human beings were Gods, but they so abused their divinity that Brahma, the chief God, decided to take it away from them and hide it.

But where? Brahma called a council of the Gods to help him decide.

“Let’s bury it deep in the earth,” said the Gods.

But Brahma answered, “No, that will not do because humans will dig into the earth and find it.”

Then the Gods said, “Let’s sink it in the deepest ocean.”

But Brahma said, “No, not there, for they will learn to dive into the ocean and will find it.”

Then the Gods said, “Let’s take it to the top of the highest mountain and hide it there.”

But once again Brahma replied, “No, that will not do either, because they will eventually climb every mountain.”

Then the Gods gave up and said, “We do not know where to hide it, because it seems that there is no place in existence that humans will not eventually reach.”

Brahma thought for a long time and then said:

“Here is what we will do. We will hide their divinity deep in the center of their own being, for humans will never think to look for it there.”

All the Gods agreed that this was the perfect hiding place, and the deed was done.

And since that time humans have been going up and down the earth, digging, diving, climbing, and exploring – searching for something already within themselves.
– Author unknown & greatly appreciated!

(Spiritual Story) “Amputated”

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Today’s very very short story is from one of Anthony De Mello’s books, “Heart of the Enlightened.”

Though it’s short, it’s power is unquestionable. AND to help you take the story deeper into your own life I wrote some ‘reflection questions.’ πŸ™‚

Take a few moments to really let the story sink in before you answer them…

Because if you are truly PRESENT with your answers, you’ll discover something new about yourself.
 


This is a true story…

Sudha Chandran, a contemporary classical Indian dancer was cut off in the prime of her dancing career

β€”Quite literallyβ€”

When her right leg had to be amputated!

After she had been fitted with an artificial leg, she went back to dancing and, incredibly, made it right back to the top again.

When asked how she had managed it, she said quite simply,

“You don’t need feet to dance.”

Reflection Questions

  • Imagine something you love deeply is directly in front of you. Imagine it with complete fullness and in every way as though it were real. Now imagine that it is unexpectedly taken from you forever. How would you adapt?
     
  • What does “dancing” mean to you?
     
  • What do you, personally, need to be able to “dance” with all of your being?

If you want to dance with life more fully…

(no matter what your circumstances are in life)

Then click here to get your free “Stronger than Circumstances” eBook.

Your Future Self will be glad you did. πŸ™‚

Anne Frank Lost Everything, Yet She Still Had Her Freedom. HOW?

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Back in 2010, I made a major life change that most would feel was “too much.” Due to circumstances beyond my control, I was faced with two choices. The second choice was to move across the country on nearly a whim.

The thing is, it did NOT significantly affect how I experienced life. It didn’t negatively affect my happiness.

That said, I thought it would be a great idea to share more about why I was -able- to make such a major life transition without a significant upheaval in my inner (or outer) life… and also handle other major life transitions with similar grace and ease.

At the core, this is the result of me developing my freedom. Freedom can be developed, you wonder?

Yes and no. Our inherent nature is one of freedom, and so we are free whether we realize it or not. However, in order to -experience- that freedom we are born with, we must develop our conscious awareness and root ourselves in our true capacities as human beings.

Anything less will leave us at the whims of our societal conditioning… anything less than knowing our true freedom will leave us unconsciously making decisions that are often against our own conscious wants and desires.

So what enables me to make these major life changes, like moving to Texas on nearly a whim, and have it not significantly affect my experience of life?

It’s the combination of inner and outer freedom.

With regards to outer freedom, during that time I continued to reduce my expenses and possessions, while building a home-based / mobile business following my passion to be of service to you.

Then there’s the inner freedom… and this is the part that makes everything else that much sweeter.

At the core of our desire for freedom is actually a sense of LACK. Yes, it is ironic that our fuel for freedom comes from the very thing that makes us literally un-free. We become aware of this aspect of ourselves that feels constricted and restrained… that feels un-free, and so we seek freedom.

The challenge is that we want freedom from something.

Usually we want freedom from ever working again, or perhaps freedom from having people abuse us physically or emotionally, or freedom from an oppressive culture, family, or government.

However, as long as we are fleeing from something, we are literally un-free. We lose our freedom simply by the fact that we must run from it… we are not free to choose to be with it.

I don’t pretend to have this mastered. I still get triggered, pulled from the Present moment, and feel constrained by circumstances in my life. The difference is that I stay in that space for shorter periods of time, they happen less frequently, and I’m able to see that they are not actually the “source” of my problems (my mind is).

That said — the alternative of being in that uncomfortable, difficult, and often painful space isn’t very appealing either! After all, who really would say they want to go deeper -into- the very thing that they dislike? The very thing that takes away their freedom?

And yet, therein lies the real freedom…

Not to be free FROM anything in particular, but rather, to be FREE independent of the need to flee from or go towards anything in particular. True freedom is the ability to choose our inner experience.

That may mean -choosing- to continue in a job you hate, it may mean -choosing- to spend holidays even with family members you dislike, or it may mean -choosing- the opposites…

To leave your country, leave your job, or actively not engage with family members who are not respectful of you and your loved ones.

Regardless of our life’s circumstances, freedom ALWAYS means choosing our inner experience.

Some of the most free people in the world found their freedom in jails, during wars, within concentration camps or internment camps…

“And finally I twist my heart round again, so that the bad is on the outside and the good is on the inside, and keep on trying to find a way of becoming what I would so like to be, and could be, if there weren’t any other people living in the world.”

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.”

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

“I have often been downcast, but never in despair; I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls and, later on, different from ordinary housewives. My start has been so very full of interest, and that is the sole reason why I have to laugh at the humorous side of the most dangerous moments.”

“People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn’t stop you from having your own opinion.”

“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.”

– Quotes by Anne Frank

Anne was a Jewish girl of only 15, who had no possessions, was forced into slave labor in Nazi concentration camps, before she eventually died of typhus just a few weeks before the camp she was in was liberated by British troops in 1945.

Yet, in the words she left behind in her diary it becomes clear that she was a deep soul who understood the nature of freedom and sought to bring it to life, even within her physically limited context.

She didn’t have much by external standards, yet her inner world at just the age of 15 was wealthier far beyond what most people will ever experience in their entire lifetimes.

No, she didn’t have any choices in the external circumstances like you and I do. Still, internally she was constantly choosing the experience she wanted to have. Anne Frank embodied that ability to just “go with the flow,” which in my own experience, is what true inner freedom is all about.

I know that the inner feeling I had of being able to choose to go across the country to be with my son was because deep down I am aware that my freedom is derived in my being, and not externally from other circumstances.

I’ve done a lot of work in this area, and many people and resources have helped guide me to that place. As they say, I have “stood on the shoulders of giants.”

And today I’d like to share with you one of those simple, practical exercises I learned that will help you to experience more freedom in your life…

This is really simple, it’s fun, and it’s very POWERFUL.

First, make a short list of 5 or 10 sentimental treasures that mean a lot to you, but that don’t actually cost much money. The purpose here is to identify that which primarily has value only to you.

Then, next to each item, write the names of 1 or more people who you believe would truly appreciate having that sentimental treasure.

Now with your list in hand, pick at least 1 item and go give it to somebody. When you give it to that person, let them know the story of why this treasure is important to you, what it means to you, and also let them know why you are honored and grateful to be able to now give it to this new person.

The intent is to make it clear to the other person that this is something of value, and that it is important to you that they receive this gift for themselves.

After you do this, just notice how you feel inside.

In my own experience, I felt great freedom after doing the above exercise.

So much so, that it compelled me to give away many of my personal possessions. I still have things that matter to me, yet far fewer than ever before. In fact, during that move to Texas I only brought with me whatever could fit in my car. Since then, my personal possessions have not increased much. I can still fit them in my car. πŸ™‚

This is a big change from the homes I once owned and filled with possessions I enjoyed and appreciated. Yet, deep down I just LOVE having the inner freedom to know that what really matters… what really really really deeply matters to me… is who I am bringing to the experience, and not what I am bringing.

And in case you’re wondering WHAT I brought with me, it’s actually quite simple:

Some clothes, a box of books, a box of personal development programs, a few things for the kitchen, some other small miscellaneous items, my laptop computer so I would be able to keep writing to you, and my stainless steel pizza cutter (a MUST-HAVE for any single man, hehe…)

Anyway, that’s probably more than enough for today. Try that exercise I shared with you above – your heart will be glad you did. And before I sign off, here’s one last quote from Anne Frank I’d like to share with you…

“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” – Anne Frank

She was just 15 and imprisoned for slave labor during the Holocaust. She had more than enough justifiable reasons to be bitter, angry, and to give up on life, people, and herself.

Anne chose to think differently…

Anne chose to be different…

Anne chose freedom.

Will You Choose Love Or Fear?

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Here’s a hypothetical situation that I hope nobody ever has to experience…

Suppose a terrorist has taken you and your family hostage, and this terrorist says:

“You have two choices. Choice #1: Walk away from your family and I’ll spare all your lives. The only catch is, you can never talk to them again.

“Or you can take Choice #2: Go through a series of extensive challenges and tests. They’re some of the hardest in the world. The tests change as you take them. And they could take you months or even years to complete.

“During your testing period, you won’t see your family at all. If you pass all of the tests, I will set you and your family free. If you don’t pass, I will kill you and torture your family for several years.”

Sure it’s a very extreme example. But it serves to answer one simple question: When faced with extreme adversity, will you choose love or fear?

It’s easy to choose love when life is good.

And even during times of normal adversity, choosing love doesn’t have to be difficult. However, it’s when life gets the most difficult that we have to decide if we’ll continue on the path of love or if we will identify with fear. That’s not an easy decision to make. It seems like it should be.

Choose love, right? Always choose love?

Except for two things. First, we have a lot of historical programming that directs our attention towards fear. Secondly, the example above challenges the notion that we always know the best way to express love.

One of those choices guarantees that everybody lives… but doesn’t guarantee they live happily. Maybe they do after healing from the trauma and separation. Maybe the trauma and separation destroy their lives. You can’t be certain. That choice expresses love through a guarantee of protection. The outcome is certain. Unfortunately, the rewards are limited.

The other choice expresses love through courage. The path is uncertain. The outcome is uncertain. And the rewards are limitless. Another way of asking the “love or fear” question is this: Is the greatest risk worth the greatest reward?

Like I said, it’s an extreme example. The thing is though, it’s not so far off from reality. We are making these kinds of smaller decisions every single day.

Will you be totally authentic with your partner?
– Risk: Rejection, conflict, and pain, destruction of family.
– Reward: Profound intimacy and unbridled happiness.

Will you give your employer (or business) 100%?
– Risk: Going unnoticed, failure, being overworked, bankruptcy, and more.
– Reward: Increased pay, promotions, flourishing business, global change.

Will you dedicate your life to personal transformation?
– Risk: Wasted time, ineffective results, wasted money, disillusionment.
– Reward: A life of peace, joy, happiness, and love.

In each example, the choice is between love and fear.

Most people give “just enough” to their relationships, their work, and their personal transformation efforts.

It’s almost like the example above: They are identifying with just enough fear so that they protect themselves with limited rewards. They aren’t choosing to giving themselves fully to the world and thereby reaping the greatest rewards possible.

We can’t always know the risks and rewards in advance. Life is too uncertain, too fluid, to mysterious for that. What we can know are our values. We can practice risk versus reward and love versus fear in smaller safe situations. Then we can work up to bigger situations.

Practice being authentic with a llfe coach or best friend. Practice giving 100% to a new business adventure in your spare time. Practice devoting 6 months to a single personal transformation program without distraction. For just a brief period in your life, in a safe context, simply choose unconditional unrestrained love.

See if the risks are worth the rewards. See if love conquers fear. Find out what’s true for you.

“My Heart Is Closed And Cold”

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Often I receive emails from people who have difficult situations and ask for insight. Though I am unable to respond personally to everybody (unless we have a professional coaching relationship), I do try and respond publicly when I feel an answer will support many people at once.

Below is a message I received from a woman who wishes to remain anonymous about a difficult family situation she has. I hope you benefit from my response…
 


“Dear Chris,

“I’m having a challenging moment with my family and my heart is closed and cold towards them. I live with my sister abroad and our relationship is now a nightmare. At the moment we became only flatmates.

“As a consequence my relationship with my parents is super distant as well. I just can’t give them my love and this really hurts me. Rationally I can understand that this situation is a training to my soul and everything I went through with my family was meant to be, however my heart can’t grasp this insight and I can’t sincerely forgive them and myself. I feel less loved than my sister and rejected sometimes.

“Do you think you could help me with your knowledge?” – Anonymous


Dear Anonymous,

There is nothing wrong with you.

I’m not saying this to try and alleviate the feeling of being less loved or of your sense of rejection. These are normal experiences and many of us go through them during our lives. My goal is not to distract you from your experience, but rather, bring you closer to it.

What I’m specifically pointing to is this:

  • There is nothing wrong with you for being unable to forgive your family.
  • There is nothing wrong with you for being unable to forgive yourself.
  • And there is nothing wrong with you for being unable to “grasp this insight” that you feel you “should” understand.

Often on the path of wisdom and spirituality, we hear advice or guidance from teachers that we take on as the truth. We believe that if the expert or guru has spoken a truth, it must be true for us.

Then, unfortunately our divided mind often punishes us for having not “gotten” it. We punish ourselves for not being able to live the truths that others seem to have figured out.

Even worse is that our divided mind was already punishing us for the feelings of inadequacy that led us to seek that truth. That may sound confusing, so let me be more specific such as in your case.

First, your divided mind includes the part of you that feels less loved and rejected. And so you’re already punishing yourself emotionally. Then the divided mind says you “should” be able to forgive your family and yourself.

But that simply isn’t true for you right now.

So you’re literally double-punishing yourself. First for feeling bad. Then for feeling bad that you can’t feel better.

This is why I say first and foremost, there is nothing wrong with you. Don’t believe the lies that the divided mind tries to feed you. My best advice I can possibly give you is to accept your inability to forgive others and accept your inability to forgive yourself.

Perhaps try this mantra on for size a few times a day (especially out loud in the mirror): “Right now I don’t forgive others and myself, and that’s okay.” If you want to expand it, you can try “Right now I don’t forgive others and myself. That’s okay. And someday I might. Right now though, it’s okay that I don’t.”

I’m not saying these are true for you. I’m suggesting you just try them out and see what you discover.

What is most important, above all else…

Is that you are honest with yourself about exactly how you feel right now. So often we hide our true feelings from others, and most importantly from ourselves, that we don’t allow them to become free. It is our judgment of our experience that keeps us trapped in the cycles of blame, shame, inadequacy, and feeling unloved.

Once we accept fully our feelings (all good and bad), only then will they show us the truth of why they are there, and what we truly need at a deep level to move through those difficult emotions.

I also highly recommend you watch this “morning walk” video with me.

Zombie Kid… Likes… Turtles? 🐒

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

Some years back, I remember being curious about what the top YouTube videos were of all time. Mostly at the top was some combination of Justin Beiber and other popular singers… and a bunch of random videos.

One video title caught my attention:

Zombie Kid Likes Turtles

With hearly 62,000,000 views, I chose to watch it. It was a news clip. And was quickly reminded why I don’t watch the news.

Most news falls into two categories: Dumb and discouraging.

Dumb is stuff like Zombie Kid Likes Turtles. It’s when the filler in the news lacks any useful or emotional substance. It’s arguably even an ineffective attempt at bringing some heart into the news.

Calling it dumb isn’t a judgment. Dumb news isn’t necessarily good or bad. It’s dumb because it lacks intelligence, substance, and even humor.

Then there’s the “discouraging.”

That’s all the stuff we “think we have to keep up with” so we can “be prepared.”

Bad news. Murders. War. Bad economy. Corruption. Drugs. Natural disasters. Scandals and affairs. Politics.

The list goes on…

And every moment that we expose yourself to bad news, we are subconsciously reinforcing pain, negativity, and fear. Our minds subconsciously learn and believe:

“This negativity is how the world is. This is how it works. This is real.”

Yet that’s not entirely true. It is true that is how some of the world operates. In fact, much of the world operates from places of fear, pain, and negativity.

And it’s not true that is how the world is. Just some people in the world. Even in my darkest times, I never saw the world as a painful place. Yes I was in pain. No, the world was not inherently painful.

If you keep up with the news (whether it’s online, TV, or newspaper), I dare you to go one full week without ever once checking in on the news.

I did this years ago, and it was one of the best decisions I ever made.

Very quickly the quality of my life improved.

Then a few years later, I suddenly fell into a temporary trap of keeping up with the news again. Within just one week I felt depressed. Once I realized it was news-related, I dropped the news again and my depression went away.

That was all before I had any ideas about consciousness, spirituality, personal development, etc. I just knew that the news lowered my quality of life. The news unconsciously messed up my heart and mind.

Much of the news serves to make us like zombies.

(or as some people say, “sheeple” ~ sheep-like people who follow blindly)

Most of the media companies in the US are controlled by an elite wealthy few people, often with political ties. The combination of wealth and politics often (not always) influences people and organizations in ways that are not necessarily benevolent or “for the people.” Money trails and investigations don’t paint a pretty picture of the media.

So then why look to the news as an authoritative source for what should go into our subconscious minds? That’s a recipe for self-sabotage, pain, and frustration.

All you have to do is look at the “Occupy Wall Street” protests that went on to see how this can lead us astray. Signs such as:

“Dear 1%. We are the 99%, and we were asleep. Now we’ve woken up.”

Think about that for a moment…

In simple terms, the sign says: “We blindly followed people in positions of authority. We blindly followed the news. Now we’re paying the price for our ignorance, and we won’t take it anymore.”

It’s great to see when people wake up in so many ways… economically, politically, mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Still, this is our lives we’re talking about. And the news is subconsciously sabotaging our best efforts to improve the quality of our lives.

Liberate Your Life… with 1 week of no news whatsoever from any source.

Give it a try.

The world won’t end during that time. πŸ™‚

To be clear…

I’m not saying that ignorance is a better solution. Being informed in an ever-changing world can be incredibly helpful and necessary.

What I am suggesting is that we can experience the world, and the news, in a different way. Unless we guard what goes into our subconscious minds, we risk being a zombie at the whims of the national media organizations.
That said, in my experience, if something is important enough for me to know about then it finds its way to me anyways… I don’t have to seek it out.
 


About “Liberate Your Life”

During this 6-week online course, you will discover how to overcome the negative subconscious memories, stories and experiences that are currently dictating your life, your beliefs and your view of the world.

Each week you receive a new module with stories, lessons, and mental exercises to complete. These unique exercises replace limiting thought patterns with empowering stories that allow you to live directly from your innermost being.

Click here to learn more and get instant access to the first module.
 

How Can Bad Math Teach All Of Us An Important Lesson About Life?

Written by Chris Cade on . Posted in Spiritual Development

While I don’t know who originally wrote this story, it’s a perfect reminder of what’s important in life…


One day a school teacher wrote the following:
9Γ—1=7
9Γ—2=18
9Γ—3=27
9Γ—4=36
9Γ—5=45
9Γ—6=54
9Γ—7=63
9Γ—8=72
9Γ—9=81
9Γ—10=90

When she was done, she looked to the students and they were all laughing at her, because of the first equation which was wrong, and then the teacher said the following;

“I wrote that first one wrong on purpose, because I wanted you to learn something important. This was for you to know how the world out there will treat you.

“You can see that I wrote RIGHT 9 times, but none of you congratulated me for it. But you all laughed and criticized me because of one wrong thing I did.

“The world is quick to criticize and find fault, and much slower to find the positive. Don’t get discouraged. Rise above it all, hold your head high and stay strong.”


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