Being in the Now

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5 Steps to Stretch Your Comfort Zone, Take Risks, and Enjoy Them

“You can only grow if you feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” ~Brian Tracy
I’d love to be a really good public speaker. But the thought of standing up in front of an audience and giving a talk fills me with fear. I’d be able to think of nothing else for days beforehand, and upon getting onto the stage, I’d be so nervous I talked at lightning speed.

I’d love to be stronger. But every time I go to the gym, I walk straight past the free weights room.

8 Characteristics Of ‘Success’ For The Coming Decades

There is no right or wrong answer in how we define success. The term itself is subjective. So what success means to you may differ from what it means to me.
Much of our more recent societal thinking and indoctrination has focused on a paradigm that is hinged on economic success or the wellbeing of its economy. The last four to five decades have turned people into consumers and made consumption and the acquisition of material possessions the new doctrine for society. We have equated success with monetary gain. The bigger the bank account, the more successful we are.

10 Reasons Why You Want To Live In A Community

For the past year, I’ve lived in community either with the gang at Valhalla or at the various Eco-villages I’ve visited on my travels. Living in community can mean sharing a house, a neighbourhood or an entire village. No matter what kind of community you live in, you’re guaranteed to have a crazy experience and here’s why!

1) You’re Surrounded By People Who Share Similar Values
When you build or join the community that’s right for you, you surround yourself with people who care about the same things, share the same ideas and are co-creating similar projects as you.

Consciousness Science Techniques Kept Hidden

Waking Times

Documentary Film – “How do we create an intelligent dialog with the creative force of the Universe to allow us to experience a Quantum leap in our own intelligence?” Physicists have been seeking the answer to this question and this video shares some fascinating insights that they’ve learned about our consciousness, although often hidden from the public.

Something Powerful That We Can All Learn From Dogs

Whether you currently own a dog, previously had one or even if you do not consider yourself a “dog person,” there is something that we as humans can all stand to learn from them. Something that once connected to an individual they seem to bestow naturally and consistently. This something is perfectly showcased by this short film entitled “Unloved,” check it out:

The term unconditional love is one that I’ve started to hear thrown around more often as of late, primarily because of its deep romantic undertone.

Thinking Outside the Hourglass

Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

This imposed artificial time constraint is a very subtle one, especially when you realize everything depends on perspective. We’re clearly experiencing a manipulated, illusory cycle of time with parameters that make us feel contained, limited. And that’s the intent. Closing in on your prey is an ingrained predatory behavior.

This Is What Makes Human Beings So Special – The Foundation of Global Change

What makes human beings so special? It’s the feeling inside we all get when we help or assist somebody else. Beyond our materialistic wants and external sources for a temporary moment of happiness, true joy and fulfillment comes from helping somebody else. It’s our ability to feel, love, understand, work together and cooperate. Something is activated within us when we help out another.
So often it is our differences that are portrayed, exemplified and used to pit ourselves against one another.

What Love & Unity Looks Like – How These People Are Helping Change the World

Between August 21st and 24th, thousands of Canadians gathered in Ottawa to take part in the countries first Peoples’ Social Forum – an event of workshops, education, networks, and conscious evolution.
As part of the event, a unified march was organized towards parliament hill to bring together people from multiple perspectives who are passionate about choosing to be the change they wish to see.

The Best Way For People To Vote?
As the saying goes “don’t complain about how things run unless you vote.” Why this isn’t an inaccurate statement is because voting typically does nothing to change anything for

Could Déjà Vu Be A Way To Obtain Information From Other Dimensions?

by Anna LeMind

Deja vu is one of the little-known and mysterious phenomena of our psyche. Many people sometimes feel that a situation in their life has already been experienced before in all the details. But how and when? This phenomenon is called déjà vu, which in French means ‘already seen’. It is a condition in which a person feels that once he already experienced a situation of the present, but the feeling is not associated with a specific moment of the past, but refers to the past in general.

Deja vu is quite common.