The first step in making meaningful changes in your life involves gaining a better understanding of yourself in essential areas that impact your life. This self-knowledge can provide you with direction as you try to maximize your efforts at change.
If we are totally honest with ourselves, we will admit that it is often far easier to live with our discomforts and challenges than it is to initiate the mindfulness to become the conscious observer of our beliefs, thoughts and actions that may be supporting them.
Faith in a balanced form could be a positive, and in some ways essential, trait for humanity. However, it could also have the potential for becoming counterproductive if it is used as blind faith or ignorance.
I'm not going to pretend that security lines and X-rays are now some sort of spiritual experience for me. They still suck, but I have been able to find some equanimity amid the stressing and the stripping.
Since flow is so essential to creativity and well-being across many slices of life, it's important that we learn more about the characteristics associated with flow so that we may learn how to tap into this mental resource.
Living existentially suggests that the search for personal meaning is never-ending. We are constantly asking, experiencing and transforming ourselves as we adapt to life's circumstances and as we relate to others.
Today, many of us in America are deeply affected by the lagging economy. We feel hopeless in the face of the challenges we confront every day. Perhaps we've forgotten that within us there is a spark of divinity.
A 'brand image' is a 'corporate self-image' created by the organization to communicate qualities deemed desirable, attractive and valuable. Psychologically, this is a direct parallel of how we, as individuals, create a 'personal self-image.'