Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

Anxiety / Worry Archives

New Understanding About Feeling Overwhelmed

posted by Guy Finley

QUESTION I am constantly feeling overwhelmed by all the different demands on my time. It seems that I live out each day trying to “keep my head above water.” This inevitably leads to discouragement that I will ever succeed at […]

How to Make the Season Bright

posted by Guy Finley

We’re coming into a time of the year when certain conditions of the human consciousness glare. This time of the year is intended to be the happiest time of the year according to popular culture, but for most it’s not […]

Practice Stepping Out of the Rush

posted by Guy Finley

Before you can step out of the rush and into your own life, you must first see that while anxious, hurried feelings often lend a temporary sense of self-importance, these same racing emotions actually rob you of the power you […]

The Possibility of Freedom

posted by Guy Finley

Though few understand the truth of the following, freedom is (always) a question of possibilities. Prisons, of any kind, strip away our possibilities. For example, (an inmate) has lost the simple freedom to just wander where he wishes, outside in […]

Previous Posts

Sharing Your Spiritual Work with Your Children
Question: Any thoughts on what is a good way to share my spiritual work with my kids? Answer: Be as consciously kind as you can be, which means to not express (but watch instead) your negative states. Be as encouraging as possible without producing false hope. Speak the truth at all times without

posted 3:00:44am Jan. 28, 2015 | read full post »

Remaining Conscious Around Others
Question: The more I think I know about true spirituality, the more I become easily aggravated by the behavior of others when I hear them make an obviously false (spiritually) statement, or I observe their inconsistent behavior. I sense that part of my anger is seeing the inconsistency and false beh

posted 12:00:57pm Jan. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Caregiving Aging Parents
Question: My father has had cancer for about two years. Neither of us talk about dying. When a nurse asked him about dying, he said he was afraid he wouldn't go to heaven. I would like to help in some way, but I'm also afraid to talk to him about it and I don't really know what I would say. Answe

posted 12:00:22pm Jan. 26, 2015 | read full post »

The Breeding Ground of Self-Defeat
Stress, anxiety, and tension are the dark jewels adorning a thorny crown we must wear whenever we try to live more than one moment at a timeā€¦  

posted 12:00:50pm Jan. 23, 2015 | read full post »

(Audio) Stop Looking For Trouble and You Won't Find It
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about the importance of being present to ourselves, especially when the mind seeks to identify with something so that it can feel disturbed. [audio mp3="http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/lettinggo/files/2015/01/20141102_stop_looking.mp3"][/audio]

posted 12:00:11pm Jan. 22, 2015 | read full post »


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