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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Letting Go with Guy Finley

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Start Seeing the Good When Things Look Bad (Part 2)

posted by Guy Finley

There is an old proverb that goes something like this: “God never takes anything from us without giving us something greater in return.” The task for those of us who seek the life divine — those who seek to live […]

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Start Seeing the Good When Things Look Bad (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

It’s well known that storm-tossed waves often expose new treasures along the shoreline; there is unexpected wealth to be collected by those who know the secret value of rough seas. And yet, even though most of us have little tolerance […]

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Stop Throwing Away the Treasure Called “Troubling Times”

posted by Guy Finley

If we look at (unexpected) events as something placed in our way, a troublesome time we must pile through on our way to some imagined peace to come, then we literally throw away the possibility of discovering that each moment, […]

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Refuse to Depend on Others for Strength

posted by Guy Finley

In times of anxiety and fear, we almost always call upon someone or something to help us get through our stress. This dependency on others for strength not only weakens our soul but also steals from it the possibility of […]

The Path to a New Kind of Strength

posted by Guy Finley

Question: “My situation is myself” — I think I get it — I just need to know how having my baby in intensive care for over two months applies to my situation? I need to be clear about this. Answer: […]

Relax With Others By Releasing Yourself

posted by Guy Finley

If you ever really want to know why there’s a fairly consistent amount of stress (in you) in the midst of your conversation with others, just work during the time in question to be more interested in discovering the truth […]

A New Response to Stressful Situations

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Is there a way to help someone deal with the pressure they feel in stressful situations… such as test taking? Answer: Learn the difference between doing what is in your power versus struggling against what is not. In this […]

Stop Stressing and Increase Your Productivity

posted by Guy Finley

See through this trick and triple your productivity:  Those stressed parts of us always asking us how will we get everything done that needs to be done, especially when there is so much to do, are themselves incapable of doing […]

Letting Go Into the Power Flow

posted by Guy Finley

In the early 1900s, before the age of superhighways, supermarkets, and the giant food manufacturers, things were very different, better in many ways. Small family farmers used to truck or cart each season’s harvest to a small centralized buyers’ market […]

Stop Squeezing Yourself Into a Stressful State!

posted by Guy Finley

Getting tense and all stressed out for fear you won’t finish some task “on time” makes sense only to a mind that believes squeezing the bud of a flower will make it bloom faster!

Wake Up And Break Up The Stress Cycle

posted by Guy Finley

Have you ever heard yourself say, “What in the name of heaven was that all about?” and you were asking yourself what you had just done? Or along the same lines, “What on earth was I thinking?” when it became […]

(Audio) Stop Waiting and Start Living

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how painful tension persists because we are relying on something outside of ourselves to tell us who we are. Click here to listen to “Stop Waiting and Start Living”

Your Power to Drop Demands

posted by Guy Finley

Whenever you feel pressed in by life, it’s because you are pushing. Don’t push. It doesn’t work. Do something different. Try changing places in the moment with yourself by daring to step out of that self that’s insisting you change […]

Lessons in Leaving Behind the Rushed Life

posted by Guy Finley

Part I: Being anxious, always in a rush and racing after whatever it is we’ve imagined will help us to be more at peace with ourselves, is like running to catch the shadow of a passing cloud on a hot […]

Release Yourself From Painful Pressure

posted by Guy Finley

It is our own narrow mind, with its narrow view of life, that pressurizes our events and their moments. This small mind, which can’t be separated from the narrow world it perceives, tends to see life’s events not as they […]

The Way Out of Any Stressful Situation

posted by Guy Finley

Question: One maxim of self-development I sense is true is that the way out of any stressful situation is to “go through it.” How does this approach apply to reducing stress-producing thought-attacks? Answer: Everything depends upon our ability to inwardly […]

(Audio) Do Yourself a Favor and Relax

posted by Guy Finley

In this podcast, Guy Finley explains how we have wrongly come to rely upon unnatural stress and tension as a requirement for our own psychological preservation. Click here to listen to this podcast “Do Yourself a Favor and Relax”

Why Being Worried Doesn’t Work

posted by Guy Finley

Stressful worry helps no one — not those we are concerned about, and certainly not us. Such worry heals nothing; instead, it hurts all who mistake its dark embrace as a path to empowerment. The only thing worry serves is […]

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Parent and Child Learning Together
Question: I understand the nature of fear and how it feeds on itself, but I would like to know more about the right words and actions to be used when dealing with my child’s fear of the dark. I know she will sense my essence, therefore I would ...

posted 3:00:29am Jul. 06, 2015 | read full post »

The Promise of Free Will
Only as each of us awakens to our actual condition in life, dominated as we are to one degree or another by a discontented self, can we ever hope to use our free will to give up our willfully discontented self in favor of a new and true ...

posted 3:00:54am Jul. 03, 2015 | read full post »

(Audio) The Fulfillment of Free Will
In this short audio clip, Guy Finley talks about some of the characteristics of free will -- the capacity to choose what we love -- and the higher kind of responsibility that comes with that gift. [audio ...

posted 12:00:38pm Jul. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Put Your Hand in the Hand that Lifts You
Whether you see it or not, this world is in the hands of the hand that is coming from beneath the earth. Just think of all the acts of will that are occurring as they never have occurred before on this planet where young children and adults ...

posted 3:00:13am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

The Measure of Real Inner Worth
We are tested not by Spiritual Light but in spiritual darkness . . . for what test is made amongst things revealed? . . . Our real inner worth is measured by what we turn to in moments concealed. ...

posted 3:00:37am Jun. 30, 2015 | read full post »

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