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Spiritual Goals for 2023
The New Year brings many opportunities to reflect on our lives and set goals for ourselves. Here are some ideas for setting goals that will bring you closer to awakening, awareness and living from a space of inner peace and love.
So, spiritual goal setting. Is it something you should do? Is there any benefit to doing it? What are some good ways to start?
The place to start is with the question: What are spiritual goals?
From my perspective, they are...
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Why am I like this?
When you think of how often your thoughts about yourself are critical, and sometimes even abusive, you might start to wonder, what is the matter with me?
There are emotional, spiritual, and physical factors that are unique to each of us.
I'm going to start with some examples of what created the you that you are.
I'm also going to go into a lot of the factors that were well beyond your control that put thought patterns and beliefs...
5 Ways To Make Your Life Better By Forgiving
Forgiveness is an important part of healing and moving forward in life. It helps us let go of anger, resentment, and hurt feelings, all of which release a flood of stress hormones, including cortisol and adrenaline. When we relive the incident that created the negative emotions, our body reacts to the memories as if the accident were happening for the first time. It may not be with the same intensity but the impact on our body, mind and spirit are...
Why Should You Meditate?
There are many reasons why you should meditate. First, meditation helps you focus your mind, relax your body, and reduce stress. Second, it improves your mood and reduces anxiety. Third, it can help you sleep better at night. Fourth, it can help you manage pain and heal injuries. Fifth, it can help you live longer. And sixth, it can help you become happier.
Meditation for Spiritual Guidance
As a spiritual teacher and guide I'm often asked about meditation what it is,...
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I am Paul Flood,the Optimistic Heart. If not, it's nice to meet you for the first time! In a later post, I'll let you know where the name Optimistic Heart came from. It's an interesting story.
As I see it, an optimist is someone who knows that something greater is trying to, and eventually will emerge. I'm the first to admit that there's a lot of negative stuff happening around the world but I also know it's my choice how it will impact me and...