Want to Be Happier? Ask Yourself This Question Every Morning

Or: You’re as happy as you choose to be. I choose HAPPY!!!!!

AUGUST 25, 2017 ~ ADMIN

worldChris Winfield – Albert Einstein called this “the most important decision” we make in our lives.

When you first wake up, what pops into your mind?

Do you start thinking about all the work you have to do? The emails you have to reply to, the pile of paperwork on your desk that has to be completed, or maybe it’s the housework that still needs to get done?

Or…

Do you think about the things that make you happy? The kiss your little boy or girl is going to give you before heading out to school, the hug your partner will greet you with when you come home, or the fact that, even though you may not have everything you want, you’re doing just fine?

Albert Einstein once said,

“The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or a hostile universe.”

Is the world you live in hostile or friendly? How do you look at it? It’s up to you to decide.

Every single day I make that decision.

I wake up and ask myself: “Do I live in a good world or a bad world?”

Whether you view your world as good or bad impacts your attitude as you go about your day. Remez Sasson puts it another way by saying that positive thinking “…brings brightness to the eyes, more energy, and happiness.”

It makes you more understanding when things happen that you didn’t necessarily expect.

Someone cuts you off in traffic? It’s okay. At least they didn’t hit you, causing you to be late for your appointment and forcing you to deal with your insurance company, starting the lengthy and often frustrating process of getting your vehicle repaired.

Tourist walking slowly in front of you on the streets of New York City? Have patience! Take in the sights and smells and enjoy your “extra” time. (I had to add this one to remind myself.)

By starting your day with a conscious decision that the world is good, you’re less likely to react in a negative way when things happen that you didn’t plan. You have a little more patience. A little more hope.

Good begets good.

Plus, how you view your day right at its onset also affects how many good things will happen to you as the day progresses.

Susan Reynolds, co-author of Train Your Brain to Get Happy, says that “feeling pleasure can be so stimulating for your brain that it is primed to respond to pleasure in a way that reinforces that pleasure.”

In other words, the more good you search out in this world, the more good you’ll receive in return.

When you wake up and choose (consciously or unconsciously) to live in a “bad” world, you go through your day much differently. You feel frustrated when you wind up behind somebody who’s walking super slowly or if you get stuck in traffic. Standing in line at the store feels like an eternity and everything you do seems ten times harder.

Nothing works out like it should and you’re constantly waiting for things to go wrong (which they usually will) — things that “prove” that the world is a hostile place.

It’s good for you physically, too.

Choosing to think positively provides a lot of great health benefits as well.

It reduces your risk of depression, decreases your anxiety, and even makes you more resilient against whatever bug is going around. People who look at the bright side of life tend to live longer, and they have an easier time coping with the stressors that ordinary life has to offer.

Look, I know it’s really easy to get stuck and stay stuck in negativity, especially with everything going on in the world. You can’t go through your social media feeds without seeing quite a few posts of all of the things that are “wrong.”

But feeling that way keeps you from being happy. It keeps you from reaching higher levels of success because negative thinking has been linked with a reduced ability to think, be creative, and even respond to life in an emotionally healthy way.

If you want to be your own personal best, thinking positive first thing in the morning is the way to get there.

How to start your day more positively.

If you’re new to this whole “positivity” thing, here are some tips to help you focus more on the good than the bad:

Choose words and statements that reflect a positive attitude: “I will have a good day” or “I’m excited about what lies ahead today.”
Focus on things that make you happy:“I look forward to seeing my kid’s school play tonight” or “I can’t wait to see where this project at work takes me!”
Appreciate the good things in your world: “I’m thankful for my health, the fact that I can pay the bills, and that I have such a wonderful family!”
Spend more time with positive people, making it easier to be positive yourself!
It’s never going to be 100 percent, but if you focus on the good just a bit more than the bad, you’re making progress. It’s all about baby steps.

So when you wake up tomorrow, ask yourself this question:

“Do I live in a good world or a bad world?”

And I want you to remember that you have a choice. Do yourself a favor and choose the good. It will make you happier and healthier.

“When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective.”
SF Source Dreamcatcher Reality Aug 2017
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The World Needs Dreamers and The World Needs Doers. But Above All, The World Needs Dreamers Who Do – Sarah Ban Breathnach

The World Needs Dreamers and The World Needs Doers. But Above All, The World Needs Dreamers Who Do – Sarah Ban Breathnach
Posted by: Matt Dire August 18, 2017

It’s our dreams we must believe in, it’s our dreams we must pursue, for it’s the dreamers that shape the world. Are you actively pursuing your dreams or have you set them aside until the time feels right? Or have you just all together stopped believing in their possibility?
Today, bring out your dreams once again to the forefront of your mind. Work to develop a clearer vision of your goals and dreams; get specific! Once you have this clear vision, put your full faith and belief into them. Visualize and experience daily the success of its culmination, the satisfaction and joy of its completion. Make it detailed, make it real.
Then, get moving, take action. And when the progress slows and negativity arrives, when the setbacks come and disappointment looms, when anxiety tries to lock you into the familiar and fear comes to convince you to just stay put, comfortable and safe, come back to these feelings and visions of success.
When the times get tough, let your desire to dream grow stronger. The world needs dreamers who do, so go do!

If Human Thought Can Do This To Water, Just Imagine What It Can Do To Us

Check out this excellent article on mind power on the 99.9999% of reality that exists in partnership with the material world! Yep, we pay so much attention to the 0.0001% (this # is an approximation) that we miss the forest for the trees.

Also make sure to add your positivity to the meditations on August 21 http://2012portal.blogspot.com/2017/08/make-this-viral-unity-meditation-at.html and August 29 https://openheartedrebel.com/2017/08/11/unification-all-nations-global-drum-prayer/

Openhearted Rebel

By Arjun Walia, Collective Evolution

“The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.”

— Nikola Tesla

This is exactly what’s happening right now, and it’s making its presence felt in all levels of academia. But we still have a lot way to go. Fortunately, a group of internationally recognized scientists have come together to stress the importance of what is still commonly overlooked in the mainstream scientific community: the fact that matter (protons, electrons, photons, anything that has a mass) is not the only reality. We wish to understand the nature of our reality, but if we only examine physical systems and ignore all the rest — things like consciousness, and the way it interacts with matter — we’ll never be able to.

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Passion Is Energy. Feel the Power That Comes From Focusing on What Excites You – Oprah Winfrey

This one came right when I needed it. There’s no time like now to remember my passion. Maybe you’ll like the song at the end that I’m adding: Passion by Nightmares on Wax.

Passion Is Energy. Feel the Power That Comes From Focusing on What Excites You – Oprah Winfrey
Posted by: April Stearns August 2, 2017

Sometimes, a typical day or week can seem dragged out and endless. Maybe this is because we’re tired of doing the same things over and over again. Or maybe we feel uninspired with the latest projects in front of us. One way to make this cycle seem less dreary is to find and focus on something we are passionate about.
For some, their passion is the work they do at their job…and that’s great! We can all hope to be so lucky. But that is not always the case. And when our job doesn’t happen to be our passion, we should put thought and action into finding a passion outside of our daily work at the office.
This is because life is a lot less exciting and fun on a day-to-day basis if there is no passion for what we do. Our passion projects keep us engaged and feel purpose, even when times get tough. So no matter how busy or preoccupied you may feel, don’t forget to remember what excites you and work on those projects.
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Karmic Debt

We hear all this stuff about karmic debt this and that, but sometimes do you ever wonder if there’s really such a thing? I mean, if it’s really real, what are the interest rates on it?

And if karmic debt is real, are there karmic landlords, too? Ya gotta wonder.

From what I gather, karma has been stepped up lately. Lines have been drawn in the sand and folks are having to make distinct choices. With choices come consequences of those choices. Right now on the grand stage we are witnessing those to whom we’ve given our trust being exposed to the light of truth. This also transpires on a personal level for us. On thing we gotta watch out for:

Instant Karmic Whiplash:

I was once a Babylonian wage slave
And I worked from dawn to dusk
I said, “It’s not okay for you to drain me dry
And discard my used up husk.”

We notice the man is acting like
He can do what he’s always done
In his arrogance he forgot the power
That is stronger than his gun

He forgot about love’s power
Moving in waves that are ever so fast
By denying it he’ll suffer by the hour
In a case of instant karmic whiplash

He may think he acts beyond Cosmic Law
But suspicion has been gradually growing
That chickens do come home to roost
He’s gonna reap what he’s been sewing

The jig is up now, sisters and brothers
We got a fish and it’s on the line
It’s the one that played us all for suckers
One too many times

With an iron fist he’s ruled for eons
Through deception and deceit
But a wave of love has empowered us
To sweep him off his feet

He foreclosed on old widows
His heart was closed from seeing their plight
They knew it was instant karmic whiplash
When he met his fate that late, late night

When the coroner saw his body
In that cold, cold coroner’s room
He said, “Instant karmic whiplash was
The reason why he met his doom.”

So if his minions try to lash out at me
Because they think that they can win
They’ll be hit by karmic whiplash so fast
That it’ll make their heads spin

They may think they still act with impunity
Pulling their schemes in the dark of night
But now they’re dealing with a unified community
And we shall shine our light
Yes, we shall shine our light!

Yep, the worm has turned and the best is yet to come!

http://www.theseeds4life.com/the-four-steps-of-personal-transformation#more-5494

I thought this one really fits for the turbulent times we’re going through. See if there’s anything for you in there!

http://www.theseeds4life.com/http://www.theseeds4life.com/the-four-steps-of-personal-transformation#more-5494#more-5494

“Personal transformation is the dark night of the soul – you enter the unknown darkness, you face your frightful demons, but you always, always, come out of it more powerful, more resilient and more resourceful. You are a warrior of the light.” – Vilina Christoph