Pursue excellence and ignore success. If you are excellent you will be successful.
You give to the world your greatest gift when you're being yourself.
The ego relies on the familiar. It is reluctant to experience the unknown, which is they very essence of life.
Memory is useful because it gives us a sense of continuity. But memory is also imprisoning because it conditions us in predictable ways.
Use memories. Do not let memories use you.
Your brain is always eavesdropping on your thoughts. As it listens, it leans. If you teach it about limitation, your brain will become limited...Teach your brain to be unlimited.
The essence of God is consciousness. Consciousness can be used for either violence or peace; the choice is ours. When it is expanded, human consciousness chooses non-violence, since that is compatible with love.
Every second of time is a doorway to unbounded possibilities. Yet if you are not open to them, these possibilities shrink.
What has to die in your life for what you are creating to be born?
Awareness is the birthplace of possibility. Everything you want to do, everything you want to be, starts here.
The soul is the observer who interprets and makes choices in a confluence of relationships. These relationships provide the background, setting, characters, and events that shape the stories of our lives.
Wherever you go in the midst of movement and activity, carry your stillness with you. Then the chaotic movement around you will never overshadow your access to the reservoir of creativity, the field of pure potentiality.
The mind and the body are like parallel universes. Anything that happens in the mental universe must leave tracks in the physical one.
I, of course, meditate for two hours every morning. It's part of my schedule; I wake up at 4 a.m. every day and I love it.
Favour fresh, real food. You can be assured that you are offering your body anti-inflammatory nutrician.
Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.
Replace your self-defeating thoughts with self-supporting thoughts.
Religion is believing someone else's experience, spirituality is having your own experience.
When our identity comes from the self, then we keep our energy to ourselves. We feel energetic, we feel powerful, and we experience youthful vigor.
The subtler one's awareness, the more powerfully it can heal.
The elimination of toxins awakens the capacity for renewal.
Coincidences are not accidents but signals from the universe which can guide us toward our true destiny.
When resources become skimpy, human beings don't suddenly cooperate to conserve what's left. They fight to the last scrap for possession of a diminishing resource.
There is no difference between your breathing and the breathing of the rain forest, between your bloodstream and the world's rivers, between your bones and the chalk cliffs of Dover.
When you are exposed to others' negativity, you do not need to respond. You can choose to put your attention elsewhere and let their words be a tiny drop in the infinite ocean of your peaceful silence.
By becoming self-aware, you gain ownership of reality; in becoming real, you become the master of both inner and outer life.
Some Western biographies are apologist, and do not portray the negative side at all.
From a scientist's perspective, to understand everything that you need to know about human beings, you only have to tinker with all the mechanical parts of genes and the brain until there are no more secrets left.
I go scuba diving. I ski. Watch movies. I take a week of silence every three months in the wilderness. And, besides, I have fun all the time anyway.
Marshall Rosenberg provides us with the most effective tools to foster health and relationships. Nonviolent Communication connects soul to soul, creating a lot of healing. It is the missing element in what we do.
If the fate of the universe was decided in a single moment at the instant of the Big Bang , that was the most creative moment of all.
In God's eyes, walking on water is no more miraculous than the ability of hemoglobin to bond with oxygen inside a red blood corpuscle.
Biological age is the key component of the aging process.
I think we need the feminine qualities of leadership, which include attention to aesthetics and the environment, nurturing, affection, intuition and the qualities that make people feel safe and cared for.
A gentle focus of attention is all it takes to free the body of minor imbalances.
We have to really educate ourselves in a way about who we are, what our real identity is.
No matter whether "I" feels victorious or defeated, elated or discouraged, these are mere phantoms compared to consciousness itself.
Through silence, through meditation, and through non-judgment, you will access the first law, the Law of Pure Potentiality.
Quantum physics has found that there is no empty space in the human cell, but it is a teeming, electric-magnet ic field of possibility or potential.
Unless there's a personal transformation, there can be no social transformation.
The body is held together by sound. The presence of disease indicates that some sounds have gone out of tune.
Love dances in the freshness of the unknown.
When we begin to experience our life as the miraculous expression of divinity -- not occasionally, but all the time -- then we will know the true meaning of success.
No matter how closely you examine the water, glucose, and electrolyte salts in the human brain, you can't find the point where these molecules became conscious.
When you look at nutrition from a purely scientific point of view, there is no place for consciousness. And yet, consciousness could be one of the crucial determinants of the metabolism of food itself.
A person who is emotionally free has no desire to convince, cajole, insist, beg, seduce, manipulate or control. He she is free to love.
A child in India grows up with the idea that you have to make choices that will create a better future. In fact, your whole life is a continuum of choices, so the more conscious you are, the greater your life will be.
People who continue to nurture long-term and new friendships as they grow older are more likely to enjoy health and vitality.
A person who exhibits both positive and negative qualities, strengths and weaknesses, is not flawed but complete.
Inner silence promotes clarity of mind; It makes us value the inner world; It trains us to go inside to the source of peace and inspiration when we are faced with problems and challenges.
Had a powerful meditation just now -- caused an earthquake in Southern California. Was meditating on Shiva mantra and earth began to shake. Sorry about that.
You will begin to see your life as an opportunity to share the special gift you alone can bestow upon the world.
From a pure heart anything can be accomplished. If you ask what the universe is doing, it is eavesdropping on your every desire.
The reason why life is a sleep and dream for most people is because their awareness is caught up with past or future and not with what is.
Meditation will change your life for the better, enhance your physical health, improve your sleep, and help you achieve your goals, both material and spiritual.
Compassion is a living, breathing, organic emotion that vibrates through you and links you to those around you.
Life is like a tree and its root is consciousness. Therefore, once we tend the root, the tree as a whole will be healthy.
When we develop reverence for food and the miracle of transformation inherent in it, just the simple act of eating creates a ritual of celebration.
You have all the power you could possibly need to create a new reality -- a reality of vibrant health and wellbeing.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of the universe and transcends all boundaries.
The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal.
Losing touch with spirit does nothing to the field of creativity, which is beyond harm; but it can do much to damage a person's chance in life.
Yoga teaches us both to let go and to have exquisite awareness in every moment. We remember our essential spiritual nature and life becomes more joyful, meaningful, and carefree.
There are very few good examples of effective, nurturing leadership that unlocks people's potential or even enthusiasm.
Consciousness conceives, governs, constructs, and becomes the activity of the body.
If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can't do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings.
To define yourself is to limit yourself. Without labels you remain the infinite being.
Walk with those seeking truth.
When emotional intelligence merges with spiritual intelligence, human nature is transformed.
When I see and feel the life beat of Spirit in every object, I evolve to a higher level of transformation called consciousness.
You break free when you feel neither beneath anyone nor superior to anyone, when you shed the need to control other people, when you create space for others to be who they are and for your real self to be what it is.
The Universe is a mirror of consciousness.
The walls of isolation are not as solid as your suffering makes them seem.
To be a mentor you need to understand what's going on in a young person's life and you just want to have an internal dialogue that says, 'How can I help? Because I really care.'
Every experience of love, bliss, belonging, inspiration, and insight provides a stepping stone back to your true self.
Seekers are offered clues all the time from the world of spirit. Ordinary people call these clues coincidences.
Remember, whatever we put our attention on expands in our experience, so consider where you are focusing your time and energy.
If we were able to live at the level of the soul all the time, there would be no need for hindsight to appreciate the great truths of life.
Accept that living in the present moment, with your present desires, is the best, the highest thing you can do.
It isn't love when another person cannot give you the space to live your own life.
Nothing brings down walls as surely as acceptance.
Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion.
I experience true freedom when I accept, understand, and move on from the conditioning of the past.
Desires are seeds waiting for their season to sprout. From a single seed of desire, whole forests grow.
Awareness isn't passive. It directly leads to action.
We are the universe pretending to be individuals.
To have a breakthrough, you must consciously connect with the invisible forces that are everywhere around you, urging you to go beyond your old conditioning.
The easiest way to get what you want is to help others get what they want.
Fighting your ego is a melodrama of the ego.
What you experience as "reality," including your physical body and aging, is shaped by your habits of perception.
If you change your relationship with time, you will change your life. The most important time of your life is right now.
The way we metabolize our experience of time influences our biological clock.
The healthiest response to life is joy.
Fill your plate with the colours of the rainbow. What pleases the eye, pleases the body.
Soul loss is regarded as the most serious diagnosis and the single greatest cause of premature death or serious illness by the traditionals, and it's not even mentioned in our Western medical textbooks.
Consciousness is nothing but awareness the composite of all the thing we pay attention to.
To have a breakthrough, you must consciously connect with the invisible forces that are everywhere around you, urging you to go beyond your old conditioning.
When you allow yourself to be unpredictable, you step from the known into the unknown, where anything is possible.
Harbor no secrets -- they create dark places in the psyche.
Being joyful is our natural state of being.
If you take the the insults of your fellow human beings personally, you will be offended for the rest of your life.
The scenery is time bound but the seer is timeless. You are the timeless seer in the midst of time bound scenery.
A person desperately searching for love," Merlin said, "reminds me of a fish desperately searching for water."
Traditional Islam is a mixture of all obedience to Allah, and if that requires militancy, so be it.
Don't hold onto negative feelings by justifying why you are right and someone else is wrong.
In a person's career, well, if you're process-oriented and not totally outcome-oriented, then you're more likely to be success. I often say 'pursue excellence, ignore success.' Success is a by-product of excellence.
By creating an artificial environment, we're not stimulating our immune system enough. Germs are immune-stimulants. They challenge you to be prepared.
People don't realize, he said, how important it is to wake up every morning with a song in your heart." J. Krishnamurti. "The song stands for a sense of joy in existence, a joy that is free of any good or bad choices.
If you focus on success, you'll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.
You know, religion itself, Eastern and Western, is divisive and quarrelsome anyway.
There are only 2 responses to the world, fear or love. Your life depends on which one you choose.
Whatever you are struggling with, is a reminder for you to find your true purpose in this lifetime.
The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.
Bring into your mind anyone against whom you have a grievance and let it go. Send that person your forgiveness.
The restful alertness response reverses the aging process.
To the wizard death is merely a belief.
Success, wealth, good health and nurturing relationships are by-products of happiness, not the cause.
From the experience in the past that we create memories, which are the basis of imagination and desire. Desire is the basis of action.
Become aware of the silent witness that is observing the unfolding of all the external events of your life. This eternal presence is your true Self.
We must go beyond the constant clamor of ego, beyond the tools of logic and reason, to the still, calm place within us: the realm of the soul.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Each of us is a unique strand in the intricate web of life and here to make a contribution.
So, you pay attention to what is in every moment. And when you do that, then you realize that the presence of God is everywhere.
A person is a pattern of behavior, of a larger awareness.
We all feel the urge to condemn ourselves out of guilt, to blame others for our misfortunes and to fantasize about total disaster.
Even though we all have genetic predispositions, our health and aging aren't predetermined.
We have a pharmacy inside us that is absolutely exquisite. It makes the right medicine, for the precise time, for the right target organ with no side effects.
Affluence, unboundedness, and abundance are our natural states. We need only to restore the memory of what we already know.
In my life nothing goes wrong. When things seem to not meet my expectations, I let go of how I think things should be. It's a matter of not having any attachment to any fixed outcome.
When we harness the natural force of harmony, joy, and love, we create success and good fortune with effortless ease.
People have to change their concepts of aging and I am not asking them to do so based on some fanciful notion, but on scientific fact.
I think we will never find ultimate happiness. But I see a world of peace, harmony, laughter, love and non-violence and the elimination of poverty.
The three things you can offer your children to change them: attention, appreciation and affection.
The masculine energy was about survival. The male was the hunter who risked his life and had to be in the fight-flight mode.
If you are fully aware in the moment, there is only love.
Most human behavior is nothing other than the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure.
The accumulation of toxins in the body mind system accelerates aging.
Time is just quantified eternity.
If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.
Love yourself. Love the world. There is no power stronger than love.
Mindfulness creates centered awareness. When you do one thing at a time, you're guaranteed excellent results. If you do too many things simultaneously, it messes up your neural circuits.
We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.
If you want to reach a state of Bliss -- make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved and the need to judge.
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
Inertia is depression's best friend. There's always a hump to get over before you can actually change. So pushing yourself over the hump is like opening a door to a new brain pattern.
Give up being right. Instead radiate peace, harmony, love, and laughter from your heart.
Everyone is acting from his own level of consciousness. This is all we can ask of ourselves or anyone else. However hurtful someone is, he is doing the best he can, given the limits of his consciousness.
Obstacles are Opportunities in disguise.
Everything that happens to us is a reflection of who we are.
Every cell in your body is seeking fulfillment through joy, beauty, love and appreciation.
When the material, psychological and spiritual dimensions are brought into balance, life becomes whole, and this union brings feelings of comfort and security.
Laws of nature have no physical properties of mass energy. They are platonic truths in transcendent realm that create and govern the Universe.
Meditation makes the entire nervous system go into a field of coherence.
Love doesn't need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.
Fear is the memory of pain. Addiction is the memory of pleasure. Freedom is beyond both.
All of us are living with dogmas that we accept as truths. When one of these is overturned, there's an initial gasp, soon followed by a rush of exhilaration.
In my stillness I am the eternal possibility. In my movement I am the cosmos.
Love is like water. If it doesn't flow, it stagnates.
Isolation and loneliness create the conditions for rapid aging. The key is to stay connected and open to new relationships throughout your life.
There are foods that accelerate aging and entropy, and others that renew and revitalise the body.
No solution can ever be found by running in three different directions.
You will find inner ecstasy when you can be reckless in love.
In the mere observation of yourself, you begin the process of healing and transformation.
Self-awareness is value-free. It isn't scary. It doesn't imply that you will subject yourself to needless pain.
Victims always feel alone and helpless.
Knowledge has organizing power inherit in it. It is simply enough to know.
Free yourself emotionally -- to be emotionally resilient is the best defense against growing rigid.
Thoughts come and go like leaves in the wind, but the core of consciousness is forever.
Way to a happy life-believe that anything is possible.
The small things you do everyday- smiling at a stranger or paying someone a compliment -bring you closer to your spiritual truth , the purity of your soul.
Your inner strength is invulnerable to fear.
Winning an argument is losing it as it makes the loser feel bad.
The main thing to do at the end of the day is to write in a gratitude journal all the things that you are grateful for that happened that day. You will invite even more abundance into your life.
The true purpose of yoga is to discover that aspect of your being that can never be lost.
Love and meaningful relationships are vital to physical and emotional well-being.
You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
I was always interested in going deeply into the life of the Prophet.
The best use of imagination is creativity. The worst use of imagination is anxiety.
Loving another person is not separate from loving God. One is a single wave, the other is the ocean.
When you combine the ability to express your unique talent with service to humanity, then you make full use of The Law of Dharma.
Space and time are not objects of perception, but qualities of awareness.
However good or bad you feel about your relationship, the person you are with at this moment is the "right" person, because he or she is the mirror of who you are inside.
Money is life energy that we exchange and use as a result of the service we provide to the universe.
Once the fabric of a just society is undone, it takes generations to weave it back together.
In fact, scientists have shown that the better your DNA, your genetic machinery is at healing itself, the longer you live. That's how meditation lowers biological age.
The only thing that matters is the choice you are making now -- this very instant.
Total self acceptance is empowering. It means allowing others to see you as they choose, without being offended.
People think meditation is a huge undertaking. Don't think of it like that.
Our body is the place that our memories and dreams call home for the time being.
In our imaginations we believe that love is apart from us. Actually there is nothing but love, once we are ready to accept it. When you truly find love, you find yourself.
Bliss is not a feeling but a state of being. In the state of bliss, everything is loved.
If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.
For some, healing is too much to bear, and they hand it back, exchanging it for the fear they are accustomed to.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Don't regret the past or fear the future. Both bring misery through self-doubt.
When you make contact with your Higher Self, you'll have the support of Nature, which will allow for the manifestation of all you desire.
Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.
Your brain is waiting for you to give it direction.
Judgment is guilt wearing a moral mask to disguise its pain.
Although yoga is commonly portrayed as a popular fitness trend, it's actually the core of the Vedic science that developed in the Indus Valley more than 5,000 years ago.
When we're in touch with our body, we're attuned to our intuition, needs, and desires and will be in the best position to make evolutionary choices for our health and wellbeing.
Awakening is not changing who you are, but discarding who you are not.
Fear is the emotion behind hatred. Fear comes when you are threatened either physically or emotionally or psychologically.
Being free brings a lightness, a carefree surrender to all that is happening around you, and, above all, an acceptance of reality.
If you had all the money and all the time in the world, what would you do?!
Because I always have a choice, I choose love.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
A flow of happiness and abundance will manifest when you have reached the deepest level of yourSelf.
Like a cube of ice, anger cannot be eliminated by applying force, only by applying warmth, compassion and kindness.
When we experience the power of the Self, there is an absence of fear, there is no compulsion to control, and no struggle for approval or external power.
Yoga has moved from relative anonymity in the West to a well-recognized practice offered in thousands of studios, community centers, hospitals, gyms, and health clubs.
When someone else makes a mistake, it is their responsibility to correct it, but it is your responsibility to handle how you feel about it.
Wealth is the progressive realization of worthy goals, the ability to love and have compassion, meaningful and caring relationships.
Intimacy blossoms anytime you let down your socially acceptable mask.
Success in life could be defined as the continued expansion of happiness and the progressive realization of worthy goals.
An atom is a hierarchy of different states of information that define the statistical likelihood of finding a particle here or there at the time of observation.
Ask for nothing less than inspiration.
Your brain does not manufacture thoughts. Your thoughts shape neural networks.
When we use memories, we are creators. But when our memories use us, we become victims.
If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return.
In the now, time ceases to exist and we experience a presence that is all-absorbing, completely at peace, and totally satisfying.
Evil is a superficial manifestation of a deep disturbance and imbalance in our collective psyche. The only way for us to help heal the wounds is to be sober, sane, quiet, loving, and attentive to each other.
Before making a decision, ask inside for guidance. Be patient and await an answer. Act only when you feel calm and certain.
Most people talk about fear of the unknown, but if there is anything to fear, it is the known.
Gregg Braden is a rare blend of a scientist, visionary, and scholar, with the ability to speak to our minds, while touching the wisdom of our hearts.
Knowing exactly what you want to do, with unwavering conviction, is the spark that generates everything.
Getting regular restful sleep is an essential key to staying healthy and vital, yet it is so often neglected or underemphasized.
Meditation calms the mind, and when the mind is in a state of restful awareness, the body relaxes too.
The world is a projection of our collective consciousness. If our collective consciousness reaches that place of peace, harmony, laughter and love, it will be a different world.
You are not a prisoner of your thoughts. You have the ability to control what you are thinking.
Meditation is one of the most direct and powerful ways to awaken to who we really are and to experience happiness as a state of consciousness that already exists within us.
Bliss cannot be found by remembering the past or anticipating the future.
The most effective way to live in the flow of the timeless is meditation.
Once war becomes a clash of absolutes, there is no breathing room for mercy. Absolute truth is blind truth.
I place my intention into the vast ocean of all possibilities and allow the universe to work through me.
Surrender is faith that the power of Love can accomplish anything even when you cannot forsee the outcome.
There is something that you can do better than anyone else in the whole world.
The important thing is how much consciousness you add to the whole of human existence, for that is how eternity expresses itself.
The field (which is what spirit is, a field of pure potentiality) is a continuum of all possible energy and information states that will subsequently manifest themselves as space-time events.
When you blame and criticize others, you are avoiding some truth about yourself.
My every thought has the power either to wound or heal. I will use my thoughts wisely and respect their power.
If all of the steps of surrender are present, then a great Rembrandt or Monet will evoke love because the artist is simply there in all his naked humanity.
Smile, breathe, and go slowly. Thich Nhat Hanh Don't try to steer the river.
When you dig a well, there's no sign of water until you reach it, only rocks and dirt to move out of the way. You have removed enough; soon the pure water will flow," said Buddha.
If you want to be happy, make someone else happy. If you want to find the right person in your life, be the right person. If you want to see change in the world, become the change you want to see.
If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue.
Access to your true essence will give you insight into the mirror of relationship, because all relationship is a reflection of your relationship with yourself.
True success is the progressive expansion of happiness. It is the ability to express spontaneous joy and share it with others.
Sex wasn't God's big mistake. Judging against sex was humanity's big mistake. Pleasure is as divine as any cathedral, any temple.
When you are completely free from boundaries, you don't have to have a huge number of material things. You already own something far more precious. You own yourself.
The secret to creative freedom is letting go of our habitual certainities.
Robert Gass and 'On Wings of Song' bring about magical transformation and inspire people with extraordinary, uplifting, and spiritual music.
Signals from spirit all serve the same purpose; to give you back your life as a creator.
The body must be credited with an immense fund of know-how.
An intention synchronistically organizes its own fulfillment.
Emotion brings in the dimension of bonding or tuning in: An experience that touches your heart makes the meaning that much more personal.
Everything that exists somewhere in the world also exists in us.
All thinking, knowing, perception, space-time, occur in consciousness. You are a non-local consciousness. The world is in you.
By making a soul connection, your true purpose in life will become the foundation of everything you do.
I do not believe in meaningless coincidences. I believe every coincidence is a message, a clue about a particular facet of our lives that requires our attention.
It's hard enough to change ourselves. We can't expect other people to change so that we feel better. We have to take the journey ourselves.
You are not merely the physical body that you identify with out of habit. Your essential state is a field of infinite possibilities.
The essence of wisdom is to see that there is always a solution once you realize that the mind, which seems to create so much suffering, has infinite potential to create fulfillment instead.
With spirit we are all children of the cosmos; Without it we are orphaned and adrift.
Self-awareness is not just relaxation and not just meditation. It must combine relaxation with activity and dynamism. Technology can aid that.
Focus on nurturing your healthy relationships so that they are even more loving and fulfilling.
The power of a positive self-image plays a vital role in experiencing perfect health.
Stop attaching so much weight to being right. In the grand scheme of things, being right is insignificant compared with being happy.
Negativity is born in the gap where love has been excluded.
I can give you high blood pressure just on the phone by criticizing you. On the other hand, I can send a tweet to somebody in China and give them a dopamine hit.
There is actually a genetic signature associated with meditation.
The Yoga Sutras offers a clear roadmap for the evolution of consciousness from ordinary states of awareness such as waking, dreaming, and sleeping -- to higher states of consciousness.
The secret of attraction is to love yourself. Attractive people judge neither themselves nor others.
The shelf life of molecules is very short. Ninety-eight percent of all the atoms in my body are gone by next year.
Inertia is comforting, and Americans will be extremely reluctant to make any change that might affect their high standard of living.
Discover your own discontent, and be grateful, for without divine discontent there would be no creative force.
This is real freedom -- the ability to enjoy the choices we make in every successive moment of the present.
Don't eat processed food, refined food but rather organic food from the earth -- nothing with genetically -- modified ingredients.
Being in the moment means not being distracted by the melodrama and hysteria around you. Present-moment awareness allows solutions to emerge.
Good luck is opportunity meeting preparedness.
Even though the body appears to be material, it is not. In the deeper reality, your body is a field of energy, transformation and intelligence.
An intimate relationship is one that allows you to be yourself.
Rigid belief systems, including skeptism, is signing up for the suppression of curiosity.
All the happiness and fulfillment that humans yearn for exists in the present moment.
When we find our core certainty within, then we no longer look for certainty outside.
The unfathomable nature of the ever-changing world ceases
to be a source of anxiety and instead is a source of joy and adventure.
Be happy for no reason, like a child.
Let us realize that engagement and detachment aren't opposite-the more engaged we become, the more detached we will have to be.
The more your mind is restful, the more you're capable of dynamic activity.
To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul.
Regular exercise is one of the most powerful ways to grow younger and live longer.
There are no physical divisions in the subtle domain and therefore no barriers between heaven and hell, light and shadow.
A quiet mind is more important than a positive mind.
Go first class all the way and the universe will respond by giving you the best.
But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.
Our thoughts are always pulling us into the future or the past, away from the present. But it is in the present moment that we find Spirit, our essential being and the force that animates all life.
As intuition grows, the need to make problems and see complications starts to dwindle.
Children offer the finest expressions of openness and flexibility. They play and laugh freely, and find wonder in the smallest things.
Everything that is happening at this moment is a result of the choices you've made in the past.
Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos.
Solitude is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it.
When you make a choice, you change the future.
Anything that is of value in life only multiplies when it is given.
Abundance comes from within it comes from thought, intention, attention and expectation.
If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another.
Self-awareness moves us beyond the old, well-worn pathways in the brain that support fixed, unconscious habits.
Take advantage of each small success. In this way you close the gap between what you want from life and what it is giving you.
There is a creative solution to every problem. Every possibility holds the promise of abundance.
Happy thoughts create happy molecules, and healthy thoughts create healthy molecules.
First, say to yourself, 'I'm totally independent of the good or bad opinions of others.' Second: 'I'm beneath no one.' Third: 'I'm fearless in the face of any and all challenges.'
Ecstasy is the energy of spirit. When life flows, ecstasy is natural.
To bring yourself love and happiness, do what you can to bring them to others.
I try not to live my life worrying about what others think. A core spiritual quality is nonjudgment, which is not just about not judging others, but also not living your life worried about others judging you.
When you give, you reveal a spiritual truth, that the flow of life never runs dry.
Sex is always about emotions. Good sex is about free emotions; bad sex is about blocked emotions.
Love can heal. Love can renew. Love can make us safe. Love can inspire us with its power. Love can bring us closer to God.
Once you're more aware of people's needs, you can create action plans for others to follow. That way, you're responsible for your own well-being, too.
Laughter is Humanity's mechanism to escape suffering.
When you practice positive inner dialogue, people will want to bond with you, help you, be near you. They want to share in the bliss that shines through your eyes and is reflected in your every action.
Slip into the gap, have the desire, detach from the outcome, and let the universe take care of the details.
Synchronicity is God sending us messages anonymously.
To be in touch with yourself requires great sensitivity to everything that's going on here and now.
Instead of looking for the right person become the right person.
There is no separation between mind and body... Self and other co-arise and fall away all the time.
We're all inseparably part of each other. We all coexist in each other.
The mind loves whatever repeats a pleasurable experience from the past. "I love this" basically means "I love repeating what felt so good before."
You can believe the diagnosis, not the prognosis.
Within every desire is the mechanics of its fulfillment.
We transform our relationships when we listen with our ears, hearts, and souls.
The trees are our lungs, the rivers our circulation, the air our breath, and the earth our body.
Children need loving attention, closeness and deep affection and also loving touch. Love will make them feel safe.
To find oneself living in an age of doubt is not such a curse. There is a kind of reverence in undertaking the quest for truth, even before the first scrap has been found.
When mind, body, and spirit are in harmony, happiness is the natural result.
Observe the silence between your thoughts, actions, reactions, and you will feel the presence of spirit in the stillness of those spaces.
When our attention is on the present, our life is constantly renewed.
Losing friends and spouses is an inevitable part of aging, and many people have a tendency to go quietly into semi-isolation. Instead, set your intention on expanding and deepening the love in your life.
So the universe is constantly moving in the direction of higher evolutionary impulses, creativity, abstraction, and meaning.
Looking for yourself is like a thirsty fish looking for water.
Never give up hope. Know that you are loved.
What other people think of you is not your business. If you start to make that business your business, you will be offended for the rest of your life.
Know that people are doing the best they can from their level of awareness. Accept people for who they are and always be ready to forgive.
Today wherever you go, carry the intention of peace, love, and harmony in your heart.
We live as ripples of energy in the vast ocean of energy.
I've always felt that technology can be used to our benefit and should be used to our benefit.
Don't censor incoming data through denial.
I think if we can be totally nonviolent within our own self, because we are part of the web of life, we will restore cosmic harmony.
Understand that if a deep desire lives in your heart, a dream that is part of your soul's fiber, a path exists to bring it to life.
The coincidences or little miracles that happen every day of your life are hints that the universe has much bigger plans for you than you ever dreamed of for yourself.
What happens is consciousness operates in mysterious ways. One of those ways is that the old paradigm suddenly starts to die.
Today, I behold all the abundance that surrounds me.
Mastery of awareness requires that you never take personal offense.
We have a pharmacy inside us that is absolutely exquisite. It makes the right medicine, for the precise time, for the right target organ--with no side effects.
I'm not my thoughts, I'm the thinker who has those thoughts.
Just as light brightens darkness, discovering inner fulfillment can eliminate any disorder or discomfort. This is truly the key to creating balance and harmony in everything you do.
Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.
Don't follow someone else's map. You should glean teachings from all directions, keeping true to those that bring progress yet remaining open to changes in yourself.
Don't let a day go by without asking who you are…each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.
Nutritional complements, wisely used, can prevent many age-related illnesses and dramatically reverse your biological age.
Modern medicine, for all its advances, knows less than 10 percent of what your body knows instinctively.
A psychologically healthy person can, in fact, be defined as someone whose desires actually produce happiness.
The present moment is the still point around which the universe arises and subsides, only to be reborn again, fresh as a new born child.
Gratitude opens the door to... the power, the wisdom, the creativity of the universe. You open the door through gratitude.
What people think of you is none of your business.
The secret to making your holiday inspiring is actually quite simple. Be inspiring yourself. As with any change, you must be the change you want to see in others.
DNA is a quantum computer that localizes a non local omnipresent consciousness or spirit into space time energy information and matter.
What we call normal may be the psycho-pathology of the average.
Each of the seven chakras are governed by spiritual laws, principles of consciousness that we can use to cultivate greater harmony, happiness, and wellbeing in our lives and in the world.
Everything that upsets you has its source in an assumed identity. Your true self is eternally at peace.
There will never be a time when your life is not this moment.
All our technology -- whether we use fax machines or computers or speak on phones or watch programs on television -- is based on the premise that the essential nature of the material world is non-material.
Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you're in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you.
And stop talking in that puffed-up way they taught you. Words aren't brains, you know.
Your fellow man is your mirror. If your own face is clean, the image you perceive will also be flawless.
The Law of Detachment: 1) Allow yourself and others the freedom to be who they are. 2) Do not force solutions -- allow solutions to spontaneously emerge. 3) Uncertainty is essential, and you path to freedom.
When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.
What we don't recognize is that holding onto resentment is like holding onto your breath. You'll soon start to suffocate.
Each of us lives in multi-dimensions. We can choose where to focus our attention, and wherever that focus goes, a new reality opens up. When I speak of other dimensions, I'm referring to domains of consciousness.
The quality of one's life depends on the quality of attention. Whatever you pay attention to will grow more important in your life.
Every negative belief weakens the partnership between mind and body.
The next thing you think, the next action you take, will either create a new possibility for you, or it will repeat the past.
It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.
Meditation is a simple yet powerful tool that takes us to a state of profound relaxation that dissolves fatigue and the accumulated stress that accelerates the aging process.
There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and at peace. In contrast, the state of suffering, or unhappiness, is complicated.
See the world as if for the first time; see it through the eyes of a child, and you will suddenly find that you are free.
While the pressures of life are inevitable, if at the end of the day you are unable to completely let go of the day and return to a calm, centered inner state, you are overstressed.
Nature goes to the same place to create a galaxy of stars: a cluster of nebulas, a rain forest, a human body, or a thought. That place is Spirit.
When your creative expressions match the needs of you fellow humans, then wealth will spontaneously manifest.
Since the universe is in constant and dynamic exchange, we need to both give and receive to keep abundance, love and anything else we want circulating in our lives.
What will really make you attractive is not working on your weak points but embracing them.
What you most hate is what you most deny in yourself. What you most love is what you most wish for in yourself.
Chance favors the prepared mind." This can be converted into a simple equation: Opportunity + Preparedness = Good Luck.
Don't spend money that you don't have to impress people that you don't like.
Most people think that aging is fatal and scientific data shows that that's not true.
Daydream, imagine, and reflect. It's the source of infinite creativity.
Apakah penampilanku satu-satunya hal yang membuatku berharga? Jika begitu, jangan tatap aku. Wajahku bisa menyembunyikan hati yang palsu.
If we suspend judgment and look to how we can make conscious choices to uplift the situation, we can be sure that we are doing all we can to attract a happier and more harmonious outcome.
Intentions are the triggers for transformation in the body. If you want to wiggle your toes, you do it through intention.
We have approximately 60,000 thoughts in a day. Unfortunately, 95% of them are thoughts we had the day before.
No matter what the situation, remind yourself 'I have a choice.'
Insight enables you to know your own heart. Clarity enables you to accept without illusion.
Every day, take some time to meditate and cultivate inner quiet. Then ask yourself what I call the soul questions: Who am I? What do I want? What is the purpose and meaning of my life?
God is real by any name you chose, or none at all.
Well-being changes as we move through life, which is why a child's version of it cannot be the same as an old person's.
The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers.
The best way to get rid of the pain is to feel the pain. And when you feel the pain and go beyond it, you'll see there's a very intense love that is wanting to awaken itself.
Because scientists know that all human beings do not age at the same rate, biological age is measured by how well one's physiological systems are functioning.
Intentions compressed into words enfold magical power.
Today, give somebody a response instead of a reaction.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Relaxation is the prerequisite for that inner expansion that allows a person to express the source of inspiration and joy within.
When we heed the call of our deepest desires, we fulfill our true destinies.
To acquire true self power you have to feel beneath no one, be immune to criticism and be fearless.
Together we can help create a peaceful, just, sustainable and healthy world.
You are no more in your body than Beethoven is inside your radio.
Eat a plant-based diet -- which act like prebiotic and probiotics in the gut.
The measure of your enlightenment is the degree to which you are comfortable with paradox, contradiction, and ambiguity.
As is the microcosm, so is the macrocosm, As is the atom, so is the universe, As is the human mind, so is the cosmic mind.
Your biological age is a critical component in the entire aging process, and again, can be very different from your chronological age.
Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.
When you express your unique talents and use them in the service of humanity, you create abundance in your life and the lives of others.
A lack of restful sleep disrupts the body's innate balance, weakens our immune system, and speeds up the aging process.
One's attention has to penetrate the chaotic activity, pass through all the layers of subtle thought, and at last emerge into silence. This is the basic process of transcending.
We took blood samples and we can predict if someone is doing meditation or not.
The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective -- people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.
We are programmed by our past beliefs, which we inherited from our parents, our cultural traditions sometimes, and our social conditioning.
Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it's realistic or not.
I want to offer the possibility that Jesus was truly, as he proclaimed, a savior. Not the savior, not the one and only Son of God. Rather Jesus embodied the highest level of enlightenment.
There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
Tune into the presence of miracles, and in an instant, life can be transformed into a dazzling experience, more wondrous and exciting than we could even imagine.
Nothing has to be accepted just because we inherited it.
All religions develop, become exclusive, become divisive and quarrelsome.
Although our package of skin and bones looks very convincing, it is a mask, an illusion, disguising our true self, which has no limitations.
The Self is not in the realm of thought. The Self is in the gap between our thoughts. The cosmic psyche whispers to us softly in the gap between our thoughts.
All descriptions of matter are descriptions of modes of human perception within consciousness.
When I looked at the addictive qualities of video games and how they captivate people's attention, I decided to try the same technology for enhancing well-being.
We're all born with infinite potential and creativity. We all have it in us. Each and every one of us. That's the only truth.
The secret to a happy life is to recognize that no matter what the situation, there's a creative opportunity in it. Also, finding meaning and purpose in your life to make a contribution.
You can keep your memory intact, preserve your brain's health, and minimize the risk of aging and senile dementia, things that are greatly feared as people grow older.
During meditation, our breathing slows, our blood pressure and heart rate decrease, and stress hormone levels fall.
Seeing yourself with the eyes of love makes it natural to see the Divine Spirit in everyone you meet.
Our minds influence the key activity of the brain, which then influences everything; perception, cognition, thoughts and feelings, personal relationships; they're all a projection of you.
Real bliss is to have peace of mind.
By becoming self aware, you gain ownership of reality; in becoming real, you become the master of both inner and outer life.
So many things happen for every event, and if you try to manipulate it, it means you are struggling against the whole universe, and that's just silly.
You are the most important part of the family. Take care of yourself first. Then you'll be able to take care of everyone else even better.
Our destiny ultimately comes from the deepest level of desire and also from the deepest level of intention. The two are intimately linked to each other.
We either allow our past to keep interfering with our optimal expression of love and happiness, or we can move beyond our past with renewed passion for life.
Happiness can be woven into every aspect of life once you make new choices.
I create my success from within.
Inherent in every intention and desire is the mechanics for its fulfillment. And when we introduce an intention in our pure potentiality, we put this infinite organizing power to work for us.
So, when you have that experienced knowledge you lose the ability to hurt people and you also lose the ability to be hurt by people. That's love.
Every relationship you have is a reflection of your relationship with your self.
Space and time are "sensed" not seen. They are created in consciousness which is spaceless and timeless.
Passively accepting your sadness is the same as forgetting to build your own happiness. Happiness is more than a mood. It's a long-lasting state that is more accurately called well-being.
I have tremendous faith in President Obama's skills. He's a long-term visionary.
You cannot be brave if you do not have a coward inside you.
The cosmos is structured to bring about growth, and growth is always in the direction of greater love and happiness.
Like hunger or thirst, the instinct for balance is built into the human body.
Accept what comes to you totally and completely so that you can appreciate it, learn from it, and then let it go.
In our willingness to give that which we seek, we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives.
At any given moment your energy field will come into contact with and affect everyone else's energy field, and each of us responds in some way to that experience.
In fact, if you look at the word 'healing' it comes from the word 'holy.' And healing is more than just physical phenomenon.
As you sift through this very solid-looking body, you have to go only so far before you end up with a handful of nothing.
Although we think that we think, most of the time we are being thought by the collective mind, the hypnosis of conditioning.
It is important for everyone to keep in close contact and preferably be in physical proximity with their loved ones.
When awareness is completely balanced, communicating with the outside world is instantaneous and automatic. It happens with the touch of thought.
Christ wasn't a Christian and Buddha wasn't a Buddhist and Muhammad wasn't Muslim. These people were having the experience of unity consciousnesses and universal consciousness and they spoke of it in words.
My own training is in the field of neuroendocrinology and I really became very fascinated many years ago with the molecules of emotion, molecules that we call neuropeptides.
If you create any open space within yourself, love will fill it.
In order to be not bound by the tether of time, we must have a relationship with the timeless.
It is only by questioning what people take for granted, what people hold to be true, that we can break through the hypnosis of social conditioning.
The person you call an enemy is an exaggerated aspect of your own shadow self.
Walk with those seeking truth... RUN FROM THOSE WHO THINK THEY'VE FOUND IT.
No matter what the situation is close your eyes and think of all the things you could be grateful for in your life right now.
When you do not have the basic requirements for survival and safety and belongingness and where there are huge inequities then fear turns into hatred.
The real key is to live in an environment where the mind feels free to choose the right thing instead of being compelled by habit and inertia to choose the wrong thing.
Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging.
Even if yoga only enhanced physical fitness, the time spent in practice would be fully worthwhile.
Whatever mistake you have made about who you are is temporary. Your true identity has remained untouched. You have never sinned against it or affected it in any way except to lose touch with it.
In every perceived failure or setback is the seed of success.
Always give with a happy heart -- that's what makes it real.
Joy is a return to the deep harmony of body, mind, and spirit that was yours at birth and that can be yours again. That openness to love, that capacity for wholeness with the world around you, is still within you.
We need to build websites with celebrity speakers who talk about the ideals of fairness, sharing, democratic cooperation, and altruism in public life.
Reality is modest, it won't be seen naked.
Pay attention to that unchanging part of yourself. It is perfect. At the source of life, and only there, one finds peace, harmony, and the undisturbed contentment of bliss.
Karma means always wanting more of what won't get you anywhere in the first place.
Creativity is the evolutionary impulse in the Universe.
I'm finding myself very comfortable talking to medical audiences, and proving to them that underlying the material fields of the universe are force fields.
If you contemplate the Golden Rule, it turns out to be an injunction to live by grace rather than by what you think other people deserve.
Eating is a natural way to feel happy. Overeating isn't.
The science only perpetuates the vicious cycle of cronyism, power-mongering, influence peddling, corruption, bureaucracy, all of that.
You can get the highest quality sleep by keeping your sleep cycles in tune with the rhythms of the universe (known as circadian rhythms).
Foods that are deep blue, purple, red, green, or orange are leaders in antioxidants and contain many nutrients that boost immunity and enhance health.
There is no fixed physical reality, no single perception of the world, just numerous ways of interpreting world views as dictated by one's nervous system and the specific environment of our planetary existence.
There are three components to that purpose, one is to find out who you really are, to discover God, the second is to serve other human beings.
The teenage years are years of great chaos and confusion in your lives, but also a time of seeking a deeper meaning.
Embrace the unpredictable and unexpected. It is the path to the infinitely creative in you.
Meditation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body.
The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.
Your only identity is I AM undefined and infinite. Any label you give yourself limits yourself.
By observing your addictive behaviors, you observe your conditioning. When you observe your conditioning, you're free of it, because you are not your conditioning; you are the observer of your conditioning.
The inward journey is about finding your own fullness, something that no one else can take away.
Only intimacy with the self will bring about true healing.
The direction of life is from duality to unity.
When we transcend our own thoughts, we get in touch with the womb of creation.
Once you master how your own consciousness operates, anything can be desired and achieved.
Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.
Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.
Fear is the anticipation of the pain in the future. Anger is the remembrance of pain in the past. Hostility is wanting to get even.
Stop. Take 3 deep breaths and smile everywhere in your body, observing what's happening in your body. Proceed now with kindness and understanding.
Spirituality is meant to take us beyond our tribal identity into a domain of awareness that is more universal.
Don't shut down the feedback loop with judgment, rigid beliefs, and prejudices.
Make sure your intentions are not only for yourself, but also for the common good.
Life is a never ending miracle unfolding in every moment,
and if we turn our attention to that silent presence in our heart, we can participate in that miracle.
There are no accidents... there is only some purpose that we haven't yet understood.
Compassion is subtler than Vitamin C, but both are real needs.
Become the director, producer, choreographer of your own story.
Being fully in the present, you experience the timeless. In the timeless, you find your true self.
In our willingness to step into the unknown, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.