A yogi is one who discovers that the greatest joy and peace of mind is within themselves, they see the exquisiteness of inner silence and their actions are for the good of others, whereas a bhogi is more concerned with their outer appearance, putting themselves first by enjoying and even over-indulging the mind and the senses.
I do know one thing for sure: Dreams really do come true when you believe in your dreams, when you give God something to work with (doing your part), and when you believe in and trust God.
The revolutionary idea that I could live my life operating from a place of love more than from a place of stress all the time, began to change my life. Perhaps living my truth was the best way for me to survive.
When we appreciate the value of our differences, we begin to see them not as a threat, but an enhancement to our relationship. We may even see that it was the differences themselves that initially attracted us to each other in the first place.
I looked at how much I've learned, given, and grown since she died. I began to feel the pain clearing. If I died today, I could be at peace knowing that despite the dreadful, heart-wrenching event of the car accident, I have made something of my life, something that means something to me.
For the parts of anxiety that can be controlled, I'm learning that everything comes down to loving yourself.
Living prosperously means doing whatever we do so well that we can't do it more effectively, and feeling good about it. In that case, we're telling our resources what to do instead of them telling us what to do. And money's working for us, instead of the opposite.
Imagine a life where you are completely physically and psychologically comfortable. You are surrounded by all the people you care about and who care about you. Your mind is quiet and you have nowhere to be, no responsibilities, and no conflict. You are enough just the way you are
What happened to all my dreams, I wondered? What was wrong with me? Meanwhile Darlene and I weren't getting along. She was jealous and always trying to score points. Before I knew it, I was playing along. Left to our devices we could turn our 'bad childhoods' into some quid pro quo.