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Learn to Walk Away From Frustration

posted by Guy Finley

The faster we try to go with whatever it may be that we are doing incorrectly, whether it’s hammering a nail or trying to nail down our happiness, the more and more frustrated we become for the unsatisfactory results. It […]

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Keys to Real Self-Change

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Resolving to change comes easy, but the will necessary to keep promises to myself soon fizzle. At other times, when life gives me a good blow, change is no longer optional, and resolve becomes quite effortless. How can I […]

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Real Life is Inexhaustible

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See the Truth about Anxiety

posted by Guy Finley

When we are anxious, when there’s a pressing desire, we don’t see the fact that the state has occupied us and is trying to reconcile itself through what it pushes us to acquire. If we could look at something we […]

End the Race to Going Nowhere Fast

posted by Guy Finley

There may be no greater self-deception than the false notion that rushing through anything actually helps us in any way whatsoever. After all, if anxious thoughts and feelings had any power to deliver us to a place or time where […]

The Pain of Rushing Around

posted by Guy Finley

Think of how many dangerous car accidents wouldn’t happen at all if only motorists slowed down their cars even to a small degree. Then imagine just how many painful personal encounters with others we would be able to walk right […]

The Most Important Thing to Do

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How Anxiety Imprisons You in a World of Empty Promises (Conclusion)

posted by Guy Finley

The only reason we ever feel trapped by anxious thoughts and feelings is that we just won’t let go of the false idea that it takes time to know the strength and happiness of our original wholeness. Our unseen belief […]

How Anxiety Imprisons You in a World of Empty Promises (Part 2)

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It’s impossible to imagine a future wholeness without feeling, in the present moment, strangely incomplete — as though we’re missing something essential! We’ve all sensed this disquiet each time we devise some new plan to feel “better” about ourselves. It’s […]

How Anxiety Imprisons You in a World of Empty Promises (Part 1)

posted by Guy Finley

No anxious state exists apart from the illusion that the security, happiness, and wholeness you long for exists somewhere outside of you — “in a time to come.” Then why do we go on embracing anxious thoughts and feelings that […]

Lessons in Leaving Behind the Rushed Life

posted by Guy Finley

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 summer’s day […]

Slow Down Your Life

posted by Guy Finley

Rushing thoughts and anxious feelings are invisible to you because each time they begin to race, you start to run with them. And after so many years of being carried along in this psychic slipstream, you’ve come to believe that […]

Seven Silent Prayers That Turn Your Life Around

posted by Guy Finley

We are forever being pulled outward into the world of position, possession, pleasure, and away from any kind of inner experience. Prayer is intended to be the deliberate, conscious inner work to help turn us in an inward direction. The […]

(Audio) Let Go and Learn the Truth of Yourself

posted by Guy Finley

In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about why human beings are so addicted to stress and tension, and why it is so important for us to understand that something within us actually enjoys being anxious. Click here to listen […]

Six Lessons to Help You Step out of the Rush

posted by Guy Finley

The following six Key Lessons contain special understanding about the nature of invisible pressure-filled states that cause run human beings to run themselves ragged. The clearer we can see the reasons for why our lives are always in such a […]

Rushing is Punishing

posted by Guy Finley

Question: Having to rush is punishing… is it also a sure sign that I’m “asleep”? How does rushing overtake me so easily? What can I do to deliberately slow down when the urge to hurry seems overwhelming? Answer: Every person […]

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 […]

Get Everything Done Without Rushing!

posted by Guy Finley

Part 2 The following five lessons contain special insights into the invisible pressure-filled states that cause human beings to run themselves ragged. The more clearly we can see that it’s impossible to reach a place of rest by rushing to […]

Get Everything Done Without Rushing!

posted by Guy Finley

Part 1 We’ve all probably “run over” someone emotionally or hurt a friend, a loved one, or even a complete stranger while racing to get somewhere or do something “important.” Then, we regret it — most likely too late to […]

The Seed of All Your Moments to Come

posted by Guy Finley

The clearer it becomes that it’s impossible to “get ahead” of yourself — physically, psychologically, spiritually — the more at peace you are with whatever comes your way — because you’re starting to realize now that who you are in […]

Our Quiet Refuge of Strength

posted by Guy Finley

There is a refuge within us that God created when He made the human soul. Each of us has access to this refuge that holds the silence through which we come to know God and to be healed. Stillness is […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Good Reason to Slow Down

posted by Guy Finley

One good reason to slow down and watch the fall leaves turn color is because if you’ll slow down — just enough to do that — you will change too.

Relax Your Way Into a Liberated Life

posted by Guy Finley

There may be no greater self-deception than the false notion that rushing through anything actually helps us in any way whatsoever. After all, if anxious thoughts and feelings had any power to deliver us to a place or time where […]

Dare to Slow Down Your Life

posted by Guy Finley

Every person knows what it feels like to be carried off by an anxious state, so you decide: when some anxiety comes along and takes over your life, are you an awake, inwardly centered person or are you an unconscious, […]

Escape the Prison and the Pain of Psychological Time

posted by Guy Finley

Never accept the lingering presence of any negative state. These unconscious forces must appear within us, but they must never be allowed to define us or our actions. The awakening mind — or even one disposed toward such an end […]

Stop Consenting to Be Discontented

posted by Guy Finley

Whenever we’re anxious or rushing around, we are not in command of ourselves; seen clearly, it’s evident that something within us has taken charge of our life and is telling us that if we can just get here or do […]

Previous Posts

(Audio) Uncover the Unstoppable Goodness in Your Soul
In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how an authentic struggle is necessary in order to realize the flowering of the goodness that is seeded within us. [audio ...

posted 12:00:18pm Sep. 03, 2015 | read full post »

The Patience to Possess Your Soul
All creations are subject to the laws that govern and maintain the greater cycles of life. Active gives way to passive, passive heralds a return to activity; all must be reconciled and then start again. Learning to observe, recognize, and ...

posted 12:00:17pm Sep. 02, 2015 | read full post »

The Seed of Celestial Possibility
All that is moves through and expresses itself in cycles. Think of the seasons: each spring there is a stirring, the promise of a birth yet to come; we see, revealed before us, the appearance of possibilities that were formerly at rest. The ...

posted 12:00:10pm Sep. 01, 2015 | read full post »

The Path to the Indwelling Divine
Whenever we place any form of mental or physical consolation—be this food, friends, religious icons, some foolish purchase—ahead of our need to realize the indwelling Divine, we may be assured of the following result: the only thing that ...

posted 12:00:51pm Aug. 31, 2015 | read full post »

Real Life is Ceaseless Change
Life is equal opportunity for change … ...

posted 7:40:01pm Aug. 28, 2015 | read full post »

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