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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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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”

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 […]