10 Ways to Start Living in The Present

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Living in the present means that your awareness is completely focused on the here and now. You are not worrying about the future or thinking about the past. You are fully living in the moment where life is happening. The past and future does not exist, they are illusions of the mind.

Living in the present is not as easy for everyone. Some of us cannot forget the experiences that has happened to us in the past and may find it difficult to move forward in life.  What you may not realise is the past teaches you everything you need to know, you can learn from your mistakes, you can learn to forgive yourself and others, you can learn to let go of past hurts and disappointments, you can learn to be grateful for what you have now and make your life much better than before.

Here are 10 things you can do now to live in the present:

1. Be Conscious of your Surroundings and Stop Beating Yourself Up – If you are aware of your surroundings, you don’t have to think of your past life. It means that your attention will be in your present situation.

2.Be Happy – smile and congratulate yourself for everything you have accomplished.

3. Remove Unwanted Possessions – If you don’t want to live in the past, you have to remove all the things to forget them. Then, start living in the present through focusing on the things you need to do.

4. Forgive Past Hurts – If you are still attached with your past situations, it is hard for you to face the reality and your present situation. So, make sure that you choose to forgive and move on. Though the harm is there, you have to make actions to ensure that it will never affect your present moods and activities.

5. Dream for Your Future while Working Hard Today – There is nothing wrong if you dream big. What matters most is what you are doing at present to fulfill your dreams. So, start setting goals and plan for your future.

6. Stop Worrying – Unlike others, you will never appreciate the beauty of life if you keep on worrying too much. Take note that tomorrow is another day. Whether you worry about it or not, things will happen.

7. Be thankful for what you have – saying thank you and being grateful for being alive, with all the chances of experiencing life and all of the basic goodness of life.

8. Learn something new – You have to start living life to the fullest. Don’t delay your life a second longer. Try something new everyday or pick up a new skill!

9.Love – remember to love with all your heart. You have so much love to give so give your love to something and start feeling happy today!

10. Get out of your comfort zone – Make yourself available for new opportunities might mean stepping away from your current comfort zone, getting out there, being proactive towards achieving your goals.

How to Write Your Own Positive Affirmations

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Every single thought we think, whether it is positive or negative is an affirmation. Every single word we say is an affirmation. Every single action or behaviour we take is an affirmation. All of our self-talk or inner dialogue is a stream of affirmations.

Positive affirmations are positive thoughts or statements that can motivate us and keep our mind focused on the goal that you are trying to achieve. Positive affirmations need to be repeated over and over again in order to re-program the subconscious mind and transform our behaviour, habits and actions accordingly. By believing and repeatedly stating what you already believe to be true in your life, you will mentally and emotionally see and feel it as true, thus attracting it into your life. You have the power to change the way you think and behave.

For positive affirmations to be highly effective, they must be personal to yourself and written in the present tense, i.e. “I”,“I am”, “I have” not “I will be”,”I try” “I’m going to be”, “I want”, “I don’t want” or “I need”

Affirmations mirror the reality that you want to create. You need to create affirmations that are already true, and not as if you would like them to be true. Affirm with faith, love and conscious intent and believe that your desire has already been fulfilled.

Here are some examples of affirmations:
• I attract success and joy into my life.
• I love and accept myself completely
• I am in perfect health
• I can achieve whatever my heart desires.
• I am letting abundance manifest in my life.
• I have unlimited abundance

Follow guidelines to creating your own positive affirmations:

1.Visualise your intentions: – Write down a list of all that you are attempting to create in your life – the end result, the behaviours, attitude and characteristics you might want to see yourself create to get there.

2. Be positive: – set positive intentions and say positive phrases and words, for example, instead of saying “I don’t want to feel fear”, say “I’m feeling happy”. Using negative words like “don’t want” or even “fear” could cause your mind to record and programme the negative intention, rather than the positive intentions of your affirmations. Create the life you want to experience.

3. Believe they are true: – you need to say affirmations, that you know is true about yourself, because you need to believe in your heart and soul before your subconscious mind will make changes.
Once you have created your positive affirmations, incorporate them into your daily life.

4. Repeat them: – For affirmations to work you need to repeat them over and over daily, until it is programmed into your subconscious mind. Set a time of the day to repeat your positive affirmations to yourself, such as earlier morning or just before going to bed. Do this with strong intent, faith and belief. Another method you could try is to record yourself repeating the affirmations and listen to them while you go to work or are out and about.

5. Keep written notes or write a journal: – A great way to remind you of your positive affirmations is to write them on post-it notes and place them around the house in places where you are most likely to see them (fridge, bedroom mirror, computer screen etc.)

4 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

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Self-awareness is having a conscious knowing of who you truly are, including strengths, weaknesses, habits, thoughts, desires, beliefs, motivation, and emotions. Self-awareness allows you to understand why you feel what you feel and why you behave in a particular way. Also helps you to understand how other people may perceive you, based on your responses to them. Below are four of the best ways that has help me become more self-aware.

1. Counselling

It has enabled me to see aspects of my thought process and behaviour that I may not have noticed before. Which has allowed me to change my thought process before an emotional reaction or negative behaviour occurs. Counselling has enabled me to distinguish from our own thoughts and feelings about my experience. Taking ownership of your emotional experiences and possible emotional triggers, we are less likely to confuse them with the experiences of other people.

2. Write a journal

I journal and write about my thoughts, feelings and experiences when I look back on what I have written I see aspects of myself that I did not notice before.

3. Develop your intuition

Once your mind is calm and balance through Meditation, your awareness will increase and your intuition will improve, your six senses, which include seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling/touching, tasting and knowing will become stronger and more frequent. You can use your intuition to guide you in all of your decisions in life regarding career, money and relationships. The more you use and trust your intuition, the stronger it will get and the more confident you will feel about it.

4. Constructive feedback

The constructive feedback I receive from my peers, family, strangers, and teachers, I felt has helped me be aware of my strengths and my weaknesses in order to change them so that I can improve and develop myself. Through the process of feedback and development, more and more will move from ‘hidden’ to ‘open’ as you incorporate the useful elements from this process to broaden your understanding your awareness of those parts of yourself.

10 Thought Provoking Movies That Could Change Your Perspective

Below are my top 10 films that have changed my perspective on how I see the world and my place within it. Each movie gives you philosophical insights of the inner workings of the human mind and the core driving forces that motivates our actions and reactions in our daily lives. Check them out and let me know what you think by leaving a comment below.

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What is your favourite thought provoking movie let me know by leaving a comment below.

5 Simple Ways to Develop Your Intuition

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Intuitive development is not just about accessing and developing your intuitive abilities. It is about you going on a journey of self-discovery and learning about yourself and your own spiritual growth. Once you have unlocked your intuitive abilities. You will be able to use your intuition and your inner guidance. To guide and control your life to achieve continued success, fulfillment, and happiness. Below are the 5 ways you can further develop your intuition.

1. Meditate daily

To further develop your intuition we need to meditate daily, to still, focus and balance the mind. In order to do this, we need to learn to control our breathing. There are many forms of meditation such as transcendental meditation, mindfulness meditation, yoga meditation, vipassana meditation and much more. Try different forms of meditation and then choose a meditation practice that helps you to still your mind. Read post on my top 10 resources to learn meditation and my top 5 recommended meditation books

2. Believe and trust yourself

Once you have opened your awareness to psychic communications through daily meditation practice. Psychic messages start to come from the superconscious mind. It is the gateway to the higher consciousness also known as the higher self, god or whatever term you want to use. It is the all-knowing mind which gives us access to infinite wisdom and inspiration.

Before we can interpret the messages, we need to have an open mind and trust the information we are receiving. If we don’t trust the information, you don’t trust yourself. You need to believe in yourself, because the information you are receiving is coming from you, your higher self. Your confidence in interpreting the information will improve with practice. Once you start believing in yourself and trusting the information you are receiving.

3. Connect with your guides

Each human being has a higher self and a spirit team. Which includes: your guardian angels, spirit guides, ascended masters, ancestors/loved ones, power animals and so on. These are spirit/light beings that have been with you from birth, you may have one or more that will assistance you throughout your life. Your higher self-directs your spirit team on areas in your life you may need assistance on and you can call upon their assistance at any time.

Your higher self and your spirit team give you guidance whenever you ask for it. They send messages to you through one or more of your six senses, which include seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling/touching, tasting and knowing. The more we use and trust our senses the stronger, accurate and more frequent the messages become. You can use your intuition to guide you in all of your decisions in life regarding career, money and relationships.

With practice, you can also use your six senses to sense and interpreter messages sent to other people. This is achieved because everything in this universe is energy. All energy has a vibration that emits a frequency. Our thoughts are also energy and have a high vibration. We each have the ability to sense energy and use this ability whether we are consciously aware of it or not.

4. Divination tools

Use divination tools such as tarot cards, dream interpretation, runes, numerology, palmistry, pendulum dowsing, I Ching, and astrology. All these tools connect to our subconscious mind and will increase your intuition if you use them often.

5. Psychic Development Exercises

One of the best ways to further develop your intuition is to do psychic readings for yourself and for others. I encourage all learners to join psychic development groups in your local area and read as much as possible about psychic and spiritual development. Read the post on my top 10 recommended spiritual books, and my resource page.

Try these Psychic development Exercises:
How to Develop Your Clairsentience
How to Develop Your Clairvoyance
How To Develop Your Clairaudience

Practice the psychic development exercises daily, even if you don’t get the results straight away, keep practicing, practicing and practicing that’s the only way you will develop and increase your skills and to get the maximum benefit.