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
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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Every problem has a natural solution. The solution to human suffering can be found in the simplicity and beauty of nature. A tree doesn't believe it is superior or inferior to another tree, and the sun shines on everyone. Humans are free of suffering in a natural environment of equality.
"When the solution is simple, God is answering." ~ Albert Einstein
Where your attention goes energy flows. If you focus on the problem you are feeding it with your energy. When you put your attention on solving the problem you're investing your energy wisely. First you must be aware of a problem and then consciously shift your focus to solving it.
See the big picture. To end human suffering we must wake up and realize that we are all connected as spiritual beings on this human journey together. We must treat one another with respect, understanding and kindness in order to co-exist on this planet. You must become part of the solution in...
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Loving yourself means paying attention to your body, mind, heart, and spirit. As you focus on each part with compassion you will naturally cultivate genuine self-love in a balanced way. When you love yourself life gets easier.
"If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself."
~ Barbara De Angelis
Loving your body begins with self-acceptance. It needs acceptance to heal or change any parts that you've judged or rejected. When you look at your body in the mirror focus on the parts that are easy to love, then switch your focus to the parts that are harder to love, and accept them too. Your body will respond with healing and transformation.
Loving your mind starts with attention. Pay attention to how you're using your mind or if it's using you. You can develop a healthy mindset by saying...
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Genuine caring comes from a fully engaged heart. If your heart is not in it, care will be given out of guilt or obligation. Bring your loving attention to the object of your care and you'll be amazed by how much joy you feel.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
~ Leo Buscaglia
It's easy to genuinely care for our furry friends. They put their whole heart into loving their human companions and they teach us how to live in the moment. Being fully present in return is an act of caring.
When you truly care about a project you will stay with it until completion. You'll find a way to overcome obstacles, and keep moving forward. This wholehearted approach guarantees that you will finish what you start.
A lack of care shows up as excuses, distraction, multitasking, apathy,...
Intention is an energy field of infinite possibilities. You choose the one you want to bring into your life by giving it your attention. Activating intention requires feeling good, and aligning with the force of love.
Declare “I Am Activating Intention” as you reflect upon these words from bestselling author Wayne Dyer: “Our intention creates our reality.”
You may need to get rid of self-doubt before activating intention. Make sure your self-talk is supportive, and pay attention to the way you talk about your intentions. If you’re thinking and speaking positively about what you intend, doubt is not an issue.
Here are seven simple steps to activate your intention: 1) Close your eyes and take a few deep, relaxing breaths. 2) Place your hands over your heart center in the middle of your chest. 3) Imagine yourself entering a field of beautiful possibilities. 4) Choose a possibility and give it your attention. 5) Place the...
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