The desire to evolve and grow is built into each and every one of us. Curiosity about who we are and why we’re here never wanes. It’s part of our essential nature and reason for being alive.
Effective tools for self-discovery can be priceless whether you are an individual seeking keys for growth or a holistic professional serving others. And if this subject is as fascinating to you as it is to us, you’d probably be thrilled to have a complete box of tools for personal and spiritual transformation.
This post provides an overview of seven essential tools for personal and spiritual transformation, with links to more free articles and opportunities.
Being in the zone… remember the thrill of being fully engaged in something that intrigues and enlivens you, sparks your creativity and problem-solving?
After the thrill is over, we come back to everyday routines and maintenance, and if our life is relatively in order (for the moment), we are happy and content.
But lifting yourself into the zone is part of a joyous life, the place where so much is unknown, exciting and possible. Here are four fun ways to get there:
There is a magic in thinking big. You may have a dream of a better world: social justice, racial and sexual equality, a protected environment and more. To find a way to contribute, consider your talents, skills and interests. Therein lies the key to making a difference.
One lady we coached wanted a world that had a more functional medical system. This inspired her to pursue energy work to follow her heart and make the world a healthier place.
Social scientists and researchers explore the ways people spend money and how it creates happiness. They sometimes divide spending into two basic categories: spending money on things and spending money on experiences.
Both areas can be rewarding or wasteful, depending on how you use that symbolic paper or credit that you have. Plus it’s not an either/or choice, with one way being better than the other.
Here are a few points to note…
Transformational tips and tools…
A growing number of people want to bring more spiritual depth into their work and life. Here are seven practical ways:
1. Follow your heart.
Your heart is more than just a muscle that pumps blood. It connects with and informs the brain. What’s more, it connects with your soul. “The heart is … the light of truth,” as Ramana Maharishi said.
Your heart opens you to your inner truth and wisdom. Your heart, in effect, becomes your own personal wayshower, showing you how to live and love more fully. “You gotta have heart…”
“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye”
— Antoine de Saint Exuper
“Competition”– what does that bring to mind?
Are you competitive? Too competitive or not competitive enough? Or does it depend? And what is competition?
This article is about understanding competition, so you may use it in the bigger picture to help yourself and others.
There are many areas included within “competition,” and it’s not all back or white. Let’s explore some of the important distinctions to understand, which can make a big difference in your daily life and lifetime.
To get a fuller picture, it helps to see the other side of competition: cooperation. You could consider these two approaches as Continue reading
How do you build your self confidence? What are the key ingredients you must evaluate and improve where needed?
This short video explores five key ingredients to check for your self confidence. To learn more see our Confidence Building Tool Kit Telecourse.
The 3-part teleseries includes the Confidence Quiz handout with five more qualities, in addition to those described on the video.
1. Direct your imagination.
Interestingly, we are continuously imagining. But much of the time it is not what we would like to intend. The idea is to direct your imaginings – what you internally see, hear and feel – towards a positive outcome.
For example, what do you imagine about your health?
purpose or anything you want?
Here is how you gauge it: by your first response.Continue reading
One of the best ways to create miracles is to understand them better. That way you can recognize the miracles around you and manifest more into your life.
NOW WHAT IS A MIRACLE AGAIN?
Miracles defy the odds. They are unexplainable, and go beyond scientific analysis. They bridge the natural with the supernatural.
Remarkably, miracles transcend logic yet we can use our reason to better understand them.
TWO KINDS: EVERYDAY AND EXTRAORDINARYContinue reading
To take advantage of this energy, let’s explore four ways to have a wonderful, heart-centered year.
1. Get a dream.
It all starts with a desire for something bigger and better, for you and others. Envisioning a greater world opens your mind and heart.Continue reading
Knowing HOW you create success can create more abundance in your life.
My wife and I have been fortunate to have success in our careers, finances and health. In this article, we want to share an area that has been increasingly wonderful for us: our successful marriage of 33 years.
Here are four secrets about how we created a thriving, long-term relationship:
1. Choose a long-term loving relationship based on your thoughts and feelings.
For romantic relationships, there are countless people where you have a physical attraction. This attraction is based on body type (as we describe in our Soul Purpose Course) among other things.Continue reading