What we must learn to develop more than anything else is the truest expression of who we are, our SQ, our soul quotient. Yes, we need to let it shine!
We must develop a long sighted vision for our lives and realize that the price we pay when we choose the shorter longer way is enormous. I would say that the price is crushing.
We live in a polarized universe. This is why everything needs balance. Our psyche is the exact same way. Our psyche is polarized. A proper balance between love and respect keeps us and our relationship well-balanced and stable.
Even if there was a way to protect ourselves or our children from challenges, it wouldn't serve us or them well. Why? For the very reason, we all know intuitively. Without challenges, we don't develop and grow.
The primary reason we don’t stand out from the herd is because of a fear. A fear that we might fail, a fear that we might not be accepted, a fear that we will be criticized. It is true that it’s always much safer not to stand out than it is standing apart. The number one regret that people have on their death bed is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me."
The key to remember is two things: Respond to the person, not the problem. Labeling positives reinforce them, labeling negatives diminish them.
Inspired by an incident shared by Chris Voss on Mike Dillard's podcast, Self Made Man.
How do you lead your life, with a scarcity mentality or with an abundance mentality?
When Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty, or give me death,” he understood that when we take away one’s liberty we have given them a sort of death.
It’s possible to do things for ourselves without it being about ourselves.
If we can accept five basic life principles we can be way ahead of the curve when it comes to bringing happiness to our kids.
Just because someone decides to act offensively does not mean that I need to be offended.
When you learn to forgive you become a much more powerful person than you were before.
No one should be beyond accountability and everyone should have to explain their actions.
Take on the challenge of becoming an individual who is committed to speaking truthfully and to realizing that the one who gains most from this is none other than yourself.
There is a very simple question that we should ask ourselves whenever we have a dilemma. That question is “What is it that I would like to see happen?”
Like most of the machines that we own, it requires a lot of maintenance and upkeep.
The saying is, “You can’t be everything to everyone.” We all know that this is true.
Welcome to our premier podcast where I’d like to introduce both the podcast and myself. Beginning Within is about life, it's about your life, it's about inspiring you and I to live our lives in as healthy a manner as possible with a special focus on our emotional and spiritual health.
When we change ourselves we suddenly begin to notice the changes we’ve always wanted to see in the people and circumstances around us.