The Greatest Pleasures

Pursuing your own comfort and well-being is important. It’s good to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. But spending an inordinate amount of time chasing gratification will eventually leave you feeling empty. Real joy comes from knowing you’re expanding...

If You Want It, Give It.

If you feel you’re lacking something, the best way to bring it in to your life is to give it. Your actions create a vibration that attracts to you the same quality you offer. If you want supportive and positive friends, be one. If you want more love, be more...

Giving and Receiving Are the Same

When you give, you receive multiple benefits. You feel good when you think about giving, again when you actually give, and finally, every time you remember what you’ve given. Enjoying such tangible rewards from the act of giving indicates that they’re not...

Love Asks For Nothing

Symptom 12 of Conscious Awakening: The ability to love without expecting anything in return. You can be loved and not even realize it. But when you give love, it fills you up. If it doesn’t, you’re probably wanting something back. Expecting others to act...

Live Your Own Life

You’re here to live life your way. And the same goes for everyone else you know. Even when it seems like they need your guidance, unsolicited advice is rarely well received. Your input sends the message that they aren’t living their life up to your...

Real Giving

Offering assistance to others is a noble endeavor whether it takes the form of time, energy, money or anything else. But if you’re doing it to get something back, it’s not really giving. It’s trading. When you place (often unspoken) expectations on...