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Be, Do and Have? The Spiritual Journey and Inner Awareness

Freedom could be defined as being, doing and having what you want. Be-do-have is about inner awareness and the spiritual journey we all take.

be-do-haveSome think if I “have” (things) and “do” things then I will “be” happy. Some think it’s the other way around. First “be,” then the doing and having will follow.

It may be more subtle and interesting than a simple formula would explain. Let’s take a look at “being-doing-having,” the holy (or sometimes not-so-holy) triad.

WALLACE WATTLES’ ADVICE

In The Science of Getting Rich, Wallace Wattles famously asserted that we should have the resources we need to live fully, so we can accomplish our dreams and goals.

He noted that in the modern world we need sufficient resources to better ourselves and others. He also suggested this was not a justification for greed or overindulgence. Continue reading

How to Create More Freedom in Your Life: 6 Steps with EFT

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In the above short video, Dr. Phillip Mountrose leads you on the Path to Freedom, using EFT tapping and 6 specific steps. Includes overcoming obstacles using the EFT tapping technique.

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Finding the Right Direction with the EFT Reality Shift

Are you planning a career, want a career change or just ready to follow your true calling and life purpose?

Finding the right direction is crucial. Watch this powerful video demonstration of our signature Reality Shift with EFT Process to help Hilary find the right direction for herself. Turn up your speakers and

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Learning how to do powerful transformation processes like the Reality Shift with EFT demoed in this video can make a world of difference. It can help for finding the right direction regarding:

  • life purpose and career
  • better health
  • improved relationships
  • abundance and more…

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If you’d like to learn techniques, and life-changing tools and knowledge in a supportive environment. in our Holistic Coaching and Healing with EFT  Certification Telecourse (class by phone)  click here.

Beyond Stress Management: More Happiness, Love and Success

arches-shrunkStress can be go from having a low-quality life to creating disease and more. How do you manage stress? Even more, how do you go from stress to love, happiness and success?

We begin here with three powerful tips that you can start to use without having to set aside any extra time. There is no reason why you can’t begin right away.

In fact, you’re not likely to succeed if you delay. If you want to turn stress into happiness and success, this is a great place to start.

As you read these tips,  think of the easiest changes you can make that will produce the best results. Also these tips are excerpted from our FREE ebook Down with Stress and Up with Love & Happiness.

1. Make feeling good (happiness) your primary focus and enjoy each day.

Effort you exert to achieve or improve anything when you are feeling bad is a waste of time and energy. It simply won’t work. Stress can only create more stress, which means the key is in the turn around.

You can start to turn things around right now by recalling one of the happiest moments of your life and feeling now what you felt then. Describe it to yourself, maybe even aloud.

Recalling this time should make you feel good now. You may also notice that when you re-experience this happy moment, every cell in your body feels more alive!

To make the most of this idea, add some emotional intensity to your positive feelings. Get excited about feeling good. Continue to recall this happy moment and others like it often and watch a smile come over your face.

2. Look at things more objectively, like an impartial observer or detective.

We can all learn from these words of wisdom from the French philosopher Michel Montaigne:

“A man is not hurt so much by what happens as by his opinion of what happens.”

Put yourself in the place of another impartial person and notice how different things look. You can increase your self-awareness and learn a lot about yourself this way.

You may also find it helpful to view situations through the eyes of a highly successful person you admire. Looking through the eyes of overcomers like Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra can give you a new perspective on any situation. How might they

respond to your situation? Would they whine and complain? Would they give up? You may notice that you can draw on their strength and feel better right away.

3. Go with the flow and cooperate with the things you can’t change.

This is very practical, powerful, and in the long run essential to your success. Your natural state is well-being on all levels – body, emotions, mind and spirit. Resistance to what is reduces your well-being and causes stress.

The more you stop resisting what is, the better you feel and the more easily you can move in the direction of your dreams.

This reminds us of the life-changing Serenity Prayer:

“God grant me the serenity
to accept things I cannot change,
the courage to change the things I can,
and the wisdom to know the difference.”

If this little prayer brightens your spirits as it does ours, write it down, post it where you can see it often, memorize it, and repeat it to yourself when you find yourself resisting what is. It will retrain your mind to respond in a positive way.

Go with the flow. This will reduce your day-to-day stress dramatically and life will become much more enjoyable.

And of course EFT tapping is a fantastic way to remove stress.

Actually, using tips like those above and the EFT Technique will take you beyond stress management, into the more desirable realms of love, happiness and success.

FROM “HOW?” TO “WOW!”

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You don’t need to settle for stress and suffering.Want less stress and more happiness, love and success?

The above article is excerpted from our FREE ebook Down with Stress and Up with Love & Happiness.

Claim your free copy now of this transformational, easy-to-read ebook.

How to Become Your Own Holistic Coach: 5 Keys to Success

Phillip Mountrose, veteran coach-trainer-author, shares 5 keys on how you can become your own holistic coach. Turn on your speakers and

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Becoming a holistic coach can be the opportunity of a lifetime for people who want to “be the change you wish to see in the world.” Its for those who are ready for profound personal growth, and, if desired, professional growth.

Who’s interested in holistic coaching and healing?

1. Those who want greater personal and spiritual growth, who want to learn more deeply how to manifest – which includes having tools to fully live their life purpose

2. Those who want to create or enhance practice: conventional or alternative health, coaches

3. Those seeking a compliment to their life: business, teacher, housewife, or other fields

4. Those who want to accelerate their spiritual evolution

Benefits of Holistic Coaching Telecourse  and Certification:

  • Being more confident and competent, and creating at your highest level
  • Knowing a tested system for success, with a step-by-step framework, one that helps you create breakthroughs personally and professionally
  • Regular access to veteran trainers (we have developed this program for 20 years and people and find it extraordinary) to guide you to greater success
  • Regularly connecting with a group of like-minded people, a mastermind that helps you to succeed
  • being able to more fully and consistently recognize and follow your guidance

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Success Secrets: Taking Action

Phillip Mountrose shows how taking action can be a success secret, so obvious it might be overlooked.
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What’s one of the biggest secrets to success? Taking action is one of the big ones, and is often overlooked. It can be inspired action, deliberate acion or just your next logical step to move forward.

CAUTIOUS OR PASSIONATE?

The ends of the continuum for taking action is action and passion. My wife and partner Jane tends toward caution; I tend toward passion.

Caution can be good at evaluating, but the downside is to get too analytical, perfectionistic and mired in weighing all the possibilities.

Passion, on the other hand, acts on exciting desires. It can be impulsive, however. I can already be doing something, starting a project, before Jane has begun considering it.

We are a good balance for each other.  I can spur her forward, she can reign in and prevent reckless actions.

NAPOLEON HILL’S DISCOVERY

Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich, assessed thousands of successful people.  The common trait he found in successful people was decisiveness. They were quick to act and followed through on their decision.

So model yourself after successful people, regardless of whether you favor the cautious or passionate approach.

Have a sense of urgency without being driven or desperate. Be calm and deliberate. As Wallace Wattles advised in his classic The Science of Getting Rich “to act in a certain way.” He meant to think creatively and then act on those dreams in a calm way, without hurry or rush. Act confidently in other words.

MAKING YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE

When you act, you externalize your desires and dreams so they manifest in the world.

What then is your next step, your next action? Go for it.

GOING FURTHER

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If you’d like to go further with coaching and healing, we invite you to check our our Holistic Coaching with EFT Telecourse Certification, a hands-on, in depth program we’ve developed for 18 years.

Click here to find out more about this transformational program that starts soon.

How to Have an Attractive Personality and Be a Successful Person

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Why have an attractive personality? Well there are many reasons. Not just superficial ones. By being more magnetic, you can accomplish your aims and goals better. If you are attractive, you feel better about yourself.

We are not just talking about physical beauty, ala being a movie star good looks. Everyone can look his or her best.

So this piece is about how to shape yourself into a more attractive person, which leads to becoming a more successful person. Sound good?

Here are some don’t’s for having an attractive personality:

  • in general, avoid being a pleaser
  • trying too hard to fit in and maintain the status quo
  • fear criticism
  • fear rejection

Instead of being a pleaser person, have a pleasing personality. This means you will design your life to be a more attractive and magnetic person, which will help you and others.

Do’s for developing an attractive personality:

  • serve others
  • be genuinely interested in others, rather than trying to be interesting yourself
  • smile and laugh: it stimulates positive hormones
  • appear attractive to create a good impression, including dressing well and having good grooming

In other words, become more aware of yourself and how you affect others. By developing these positive traits and eliminating the negative ones, your life will get so much better.

Go for it.

The Biggest Energy Drain?

When people are near death what is their most common regret? It’s the regret that they didn’t take opportunities that presented themselves.

“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me,” as caretaker Bronnie Ware observed.

This begins to uncover a mystery: why are so many people without a dream or goal? And further, for those who do have direction, why do they fall short of accomplishing their heart’s desires?

So let’s take a deeper look at a certain gushing energy drain, one which most of us are not even aware of.

Here’s the good news: If you can fix this energy drain, your chances of success and making a contribution can skyrocket!

TOO MUCH “INNER CONSIDERING”

George Gurdjieff, the Armenian sage of the last century, called this limitation “inner considering.” By that he meant our habit of worrying what others may think.

Let’s put things in context. Trying to fit in is normal for teenagers. Being accepted by your peers is a developmental stage.

This trying to fit in doesn’t stop during our teens, however. Adults still spend much fruitless time trying to please others. As if lost in a maze, we are then subject to whatever we are guessing others are thinking or might say about us.

As you become aware of your thoughts, and your desire for a greater life strengthens, a certain truth emerges…

You can’t inner consider others and follow your own guidance. Try to please everyone and just about no one will be satisfied. You’ll lose respect from others and yourself.

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A REVEALING STORY

Phillip once coached a lively woman who had a verbally abusive husband. The relationship came to a head when the husband issued 17 demands to her. In order to stay married to him, she must follow all of them.

In the next counseling session, Phillip figured this was the perfect opportunity for her to leave a difficult marriage, an easy way out.

When he asked her what she was going to do, she quickly replied, “Follow the demands. I could never get a divorce. This is a small community and what would people think if I got divorced?”

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TIME FOR “EXTERNAL CONSIDERING”

Gurdjieff recommended a remedy for inner considering. The solution? To externally consider.

This meant to genuinely serve others, not out of fear and obligation, but sincerely helping when you are guided to serve others.

From this inner-directed place, your service expresses your spirit and can bring out the spirit in others.

ANOTHER REMEDY

Another remedy for worrying about others is EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques).

“Even though I’m worrying what _____ will think, I can still follow my heart and love and accept myself.” Then start tapping…

BECOMING MORE SELF-AWARE

To be willing to dream may take some courage. You need to step out of the crowd and claim a better life for yourself.

Ironically, probably the best chance to genuinely help others is to follow your own bliss and purpose.

In other words, you no longer need to dwell on whatever you imagine others are thinking about you. Instead, just focus on following your higher purpose, which benefits you and others.

Yes, be aware of others. And above all, be self-aware of your own thoughts, feelings and actions. “To thine own self be true,” as Shakespeare advised.

Following this course will lead to a life of fulfillment, without those final regrets of having missed your calling.

Then your actions will more naturally flow from a loving place, regardless of what the neighbors might think.

 

How to Achieve Your Dreams & Goals: 2 Master Questions

You do want to have a greater, more meaningful life. This means having specific dreams and goals to guide you.

As holistic coaches, we want to share two master questions that will help you to achieve your all-important dreams.

YOU ARE A PATTERN RECOGNIZER

To understand why these two questions are so powerful, first a little neuroscience (brain science). Your brain has the astonishing capacity to recognize billions of patterns. If I say “cute, wagging tail,” it doesn’t take long to picture a dog.

We can complete countless pictures and sentences just by accessing this vast pattern-recognizing ability we have.

You can harness this vast storehouse of patterns at your fingertips to help you realize your dreams and goals.

TWO MASTER QUESTIONS

The first question is, “What will happen if you don’t go for your dreams and goals?”

The second question is, “What will be it like if you do accomplish your dreams and goals?”

The first question elicits negative patterns, the second one elicits positive patterns. Both are equally important to ask, and work hand in hand.

TO ILLUSTRATE

Let’s give two quick examples on now this works on a dream or goal.

Example 1: Say your dream or goal is to have a business or career you love.

1st Question: “What will happen if you don’t go for a business/career you love?”

Possible answers will come pretty readily.

Such as… I’ll feel unsatisfied. I won’t amount to much compared to what I could have. I won’t be able to help myself and others in a meaningful and exciting way.

2nd Question: “What will it be like if you do find a business or career you love?”

Possible answers: I’ll feel fulfilled. I’ll help myself and others in exciting ways. I’ll be making a difference.

Example 2: You want to reach your ideal weight.

1st Question: “What will happen if you stay overweight?”

Possible answers: I’ll keep feeling tired. I’ll look and feel bad. It may lead to illness and disease. I’ll disappoint myself.

2nd Question: “What will be it like if you do attain your ideal weight?”

Possible answers: I’ll feel and look so much better. I will be healthier and inspire others. I’ll be freer to do and wear what I want.

USE THE CARROT & STICK

Use this carrot or stick approach with these two master questions. The stick is the first question about not going forward, and keeping the status quo. The carrot is the second question of imagining the good things that will come with attaining your dreams and goals.

An important note when you do this exercise: make sure to do the first “stick” question. People sometimes avoid that one (about not getting your goals) because it may bring us some momentary discomfort.

Why make sure to ask it? By harnessing your pattern recognition ability, you will get at a deeper level what will happen if you remain where you are.

By identifying negative consequences of staying where you are (unsatisfying job, sluggish body, etc.), you will get a clear picture. This sharper image will motivate you to go forward, especially after answering the second question.

Otherwise if you avoid the first stick question, you might not get over the hump. You are at risk of staying where you are and getting by with the status quo. In effect, it’s better to chase your dreams rather than run from your fears.

FINAL THOUGHTS

Do this powerful simple exercise as soon as possible. If you delay, your settle-for part can stay in control. Asking these two questions shows you something critical about yourself — your aliveness.

How alive are you with your dreams? How alive are you without your dreams? It’s a big difference.

So be brave and go for it. Ask these two master questions and you might be surprised at what you will learn. It’s time to accomplish your goals.

Fulfilling your dreams will be that much easier…. and life can be so much better!