It is never the unwanted condition itself that has us stuck, but that we are unknowingly hung up in habitual thoughts and feelings about our situation.
The main reason we must always remember to hold our chin up whenever negative thoughts try to drag us down is that whichever direction we choose first in that moment is what the rest of us will follow.
Compulsive external “doing” is the negative effect of excessive internal noise.
Look closely at any moment of your mental or emotional suffering and you will see that the lesson in it is invariably connected to a certain willfulness of yours expressed as insistence or resistance.
The fabric of the false self is made up from innumerable strands of experience woven together by an imaginary tailor who lives in terror that what it has made will unravel. This false self has its own unseen life; it […]
Guy Finley responds to a question about the spiritual potential of autistic children, and reveals that the true responsibility of a caregiver is to first live up to their own potential.
Sooner put out a fire with jet fuel than gain the upper hand on some anxious state by throwing more agitated thoughts into its turmoil.
Your awareness of troubled thoughts and feelings roaming through you is the power that keeps their harmful and self-limiting influences from having control over you. Their aim is to get you to define yourself by identifying with their dark and […]
The next time (and every time) you catch some negative thought or feeling that says, “I am anxious,” “I am scared,” “I am mad,” or “I am in so much pain” — the first thing to do is to come […]
You can turn any painful event into a new kind of victory…