Other People Have No Power to Offend You There is a commonly held belief that other people can offend you. In this article I’m going to discuss why that is not the case, which might anger you or relieve you. If you want there to be a scapegoat for why you get mad, rather than to take personal responsibility for getting upset, then you won’t like the idea that no one can offend you. If, however, you want to live a life in which you never get offended, because you would be happier, then you would be relieved to hear that this is possible. A… Read More »The Real Reason You’re Offended
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“One who is in alignment with Source is more powerful than millions who are not. “ Abraham-Hicks Powerlessness vs True Power Feeling Powerless As I’ve spoken about in my second podcast episode, if you focus on what you have physical control over, you feel powerful. But when you focus on what you cannot physically control, you feel powerless. The reason people who are afraid of getting COVID-19 are so terrified that others are not wearing masks (or that states are dropping the mask mandates) is because they feel they have no physical control over those people or their own health. They attempt to control others through… Read More »Cleaning the World: What Can I Do?
2020 has been the perfect year for hindsight concerning the effects of either taking personal responsibility or blame shifting / scapegoating. When you believe there is something “bad” happening in your personal reality and it is someone else’s fault rather than your own, you are shifting the blame from you onto someone else. This is also called scapegoating. Scapegoating is the practice of singling out a person or group for unmerited blame and consequent negative treatment. Of course, people will say (and truly believe) the blame is merited when they’re doing it. I’m sure you’ve done this, because, even though I’m very aware of it,… Read More »Taking Personal Responsibility Empowers & Frees You
Where is freedom born and bred, in the heart or in the head? Many people today are responding to life through their emotions. Something will happen, they will have an emotion, and off they go responding to the emotion because they feel like they are powerless and life just happens to them. For instance, a woman recently tweeted: “I saw a child wearing a ‘Trump 2020’ mask at school today and I wanted to literally burn him alive.” There was an activating event or action (A), in this case it was that she saw a child wearing a specific mask, and then there was a… Read More »Your Beliefs Can Lead To Freedom or Slavery
When you start to show symptoms of a disease, such as having to blow your nose a lot or sneezing, you can either reject it or accept it. Many people reject symptoms and, in so doing, have negative emotions when the symptoms appear. Your Beliefs Create Your Emotions The ABCs of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy show that when an activating event occurs (symptoms in this case) it is your belief about it that causes the corresponding emotional consequence. Basically, if you believed symptoms are good, and you started to have them, then you would be happy. And if you believed they’re bad, then you would be… Read More »The Body (and The World) Was Designed To Heal Itself
The topic of this article is firstly focused on the victim mentality (which is detrimental). It looks secondly at how to take back your power. The social topic of the day (June 2, 2020 #BlackOutTuesday) is Black Lives Matter, so, thirdly, I will discuss racism and how to get rid of it. Law of Attraction This article is going to focus on the law of attraction because that is the topic of this website. If you’ve never heard of the law of attraction or don’t understand it, it is a view of life that basically says what you’re feeling and thinking about will continue to… Read More »Black Lives Matter & The Victim Mentality
Every day in our lives we run into people, places, things, or events that shine a light on where we feel fear or a lack of control or power. Those situations tend to be very personal. Other people are often not feeling the same way as you do to the same events. But, in 2020 we have had a major event occur that has caused many of us to go through the same emotional triggers. Some people are facing their fears alone when they come up. Some are facing them with others. However, we usually hear on the news about those who are not facing… Read More »COVID-19 Shines Light on Fear and Powerlessness