Category Archives: Mind and Consciousness and Thought

Peace and passion, powerful together

Here’s a great question one of my students asked me. “Is it really possible to have passion for life, passion for your ideals, passion for a cause, and still have peace of mind? Wouldn’t peace of mind make you dispassionate … Continue reading

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Incremental is infinite, too

Reading all the social media posts from people who are newly discovering the Principles at work behind life, I’ve been noticing how easily we become disappointed in ourselves, dropping quickly from gratitude for an insight to discouragement that we’re not … Continue reading

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What is a calm state of mind?

Let’s start here: Calm is not¬†merely the absence of stress and upset. People settle for that, but to settle is selling the infinite human potential short. “Well, I’m not upset and I’m not feeling totally stressed out, so I guess … Continue reading

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Getting over “it”

Often people talk about distressing events in catastrophic terms. “I don’t know how anyone will ever get over that!” Or, “It ruined my life; I’ll never get over it.” Or, “It was so awful, I’m not surprised he/she can’t get … Continue reading

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Why facts don’t matter

Last week among my Facebook and Twitter friends across the U.S., commentary exploded after the Portable and Affordable Health Care Act (detractors call it “Obamacare”) was declared Constitutional and thus the law of the land. Those who were delighted to … Continue reading

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When “Ups” Meet “Downs”

One of my graduate students last year contacted me, really discouraged. Her mother was prone to depression. She had tried to help her mother by explaining Innate Health to her and talking about how the Principles explain our thinking. Her … Continue reading

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Too Good to be True?

I shared some written stories and a video about people who had an insight about being the thinkers of their own thoughts, not the victims of circumstances, with someone new to the ideas of Innate Health recently.¬† His response was, … Continue reading

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