Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Strong and Vulnerable

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Strength and vulnerability go hand in hand with courage. It takes courage to overcome the fear of being vulnerable, and that makes you stronger. Being an emotionally available human allows you to live with an open heart and make strong connections. 

“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.” ~ Brené Brown

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Vulnerability is at the center of wholehearted living. It strengthens every part of who you are on a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual level. Being vulnerable is having the courage to show up as your whole self and speak your truth.

Your body becomes stronger every time you learn a new physical skill. Consider learning a new sport, signing up for an endurance race, or trying a new class to develop the courage it takes to be vulnerable doing something outside of your comfort zone. 

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Embracing New Beginnings

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A new beginning is as close as your next breath. Imagine catching a wave on the inhale and riding it on the exhale to the next one. In life, new beginnings come in waves that inspire you to keep moving forward in the direction of your hopes and dreams.

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” ~ Seneca

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Life is a series of new beginnings, fresh starts, clean slates, and life lessons. Each day your body gets a new beginning, your mind has a fresh start, your heart is a clean slate, and your spirit guides you through your next life lesson. 

Every breath you take marks a new beginning. When you wake up in the morning to start a new day, take a deep breath and set an intention to create vibrant health. As you move into your day begin by making choices that align with your intention. 

After a good night’s sleep your mind has a fresh start. It gets cleansed of negative thinking while you’re...

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Being Authentic

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Authenticity is the art of being your true self. You are an original masterpiece with a unique form of expression. Connect with your childlike innocence as a way to break free from other people’s opinions and run with the idea of living an authentic life.

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Being authentic comes from knowing yourself. To know who you really are and live your truth is a great accomplishment. With authenticity you make choices based on  information and intuition you can trust rather than what society tells you to do. 

Show up fully knowing you are enough. Live in your body, breathing consciously, as an anchor to the present moment. Right now you have enough breath, enough love, enough time, enough money, and enough health to live in a state of authenticity.

Be a light in the world knowing you are powerful....

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am On a Path of Empowerment

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You carve a path through life with the power of your thoughts and beliefs. Empowering thoughts light the way to peak experiences. Every bold step you take on a path of empowerment moves you closer to the life of your dreams.  

“If you dont program yourself, life will program you.” ~  Les Brown

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You interpret reality according to your beliefs. What you believe about yourself is the way you live your life. What you believe about others impacts your relationships. Your beliefs about the world create your life experiences. Choose your beliefs wisely.

Empower your body with thoughts that support your health. What you believe about your body's innate ability to protect and heal itself will prove to be true. Practice breathing in the light of the sun to fill your body with powerful, healing energy. 

Empower your mind with beliefs that are true. You may have been programmed since childhood to believe that you're not good...
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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Challenging Myself

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You are the writer, producer, director and star of your own movie. When you raise yourself up to live at the frequency of love your life becomes a love story. Challenge yourself every day to love more and fear less.  

“I guess I just like to challenge myself and push myself harder to do things that I don't think I can, to do things that other people do not think I can. It pushes me. I push my own personal limits.”  ~ Bethany Hamilton

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Your mind writes the screenplay for your life and your heart produces it with love. Your spirit is the director and your body plays the starring role. Challenge yourself to take full responsibility for your life movie by infusing every scene with love and kindness. 

As the star of your life movie it’s important to challenge yourself to be healthy and fit. Your body needs to last a lifetime to play all the starring roles in your extraordinary life. Strength, flexibility, and endurance...

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Loving Life

There is a window of opportunity that appears in every moment. NOW is the Natural Observation Window that provides the best view of life. The way to love your life is to build a sensory relationship with the present moment and everyone in it. 

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”   ~ Arthur Rubinstein

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Focus your attention on the present moment and you’ll discover the power of mindfulness. It’s easy to love life when you’re focused on being here now. Become the observer of life as it unfolds before your eyes and remember to come to your senses.

Your eyes are the windows to your soul. Open your eyes to see all the good in the world and you’ll feel the love. Close your eyes to look within and discover the inner world that holds the wisdom of loving life. Use your senses to engage the best of both worlds. 

Your mind sees life through a window of perception that is framed by your beliefs....

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Loving Others

Loving others is about lifting them up. You uplift another person with the quality of your attention, acceptance, affection and appreciation. The experience of love is always a joy when it’s uplifting and unconditional.

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu

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Love creates healthy relationships. It’s soul purpose is to open the hearts of humanity to live in higher states of consciousness. When you allow your heart to lead the way it will always direct you to the most loving experiences. Wherever your heart naturally goes, your attention will follow.

Affection uplifts another person by honoring their physical well-being. Your touch, kind words, and gentle embrace all speak the language of love. Genuine affection not only shows how much you care, it speaks volumes about your capacity for true intimacy.   

Acceptance uplifts out of respect for others. Your approval allows...

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Loving Myself

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The path to self-love leads straight to heaven on earth. Along the way you'll discover what feels good and begin to allow more of that in your life. Pay attention to your body, mind, heart and spirit for guidance on loving your whole self and feeling your best.                                  

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." 

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Seeing Beauty

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True beauty comes from within as the outward expression of a beautiful soul. The soul defines beauty as being the best version of yourself. Look for the beauty in yourself, find beauty in others, and see the beauty in nature to have a beautiful life.

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” Coco Chanel

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Beautiful gemstones are formed in the earth's crust. These natural beauties are embedded in rock until someone finds them. Unearth the precious gems buried within yourself and others to discover the magical qualities that bring beauty to life. 

Beauty isn't necessarily defined by physical appearance. It's how people feel when they're around you that determines your authentic beauty. People may not remember your outer appearance but they will remember how they felt in your presence.

A beautiful mind sees the world through the perspective of love. The reason beauty is in the eye of the beholder is because you project your...

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Satori Wisdom ~ I Am Transforming My Mind

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There is a portal in your mind that leads to higher consciousness. It can be accessed through stillness in moments of pure awareness. Daily meditation, visualization, deep breathing, and journaling are effective ways to transform your mind with love. When you believe things are possible, reality changes.

“Love is the only creative, redemptive, transforming power, in the universe.” 

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Focus is power. A mind that is focused in the here and now has the power of a laser beam. It cuts through all the extraneous chatter of the monkey mind related to the past and future so that you can live fully in the present moment where life is happening.

Your body is the temple where your mind can meditate. As you turn inward to the space within you'll discover inner peace. Transformation is about waking up from the trance of your conditioned mind by quieting its incessant mental narrative.   

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