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Friday, October 11, 2019

Destressing Your Mind

Hi Dee Ho...

Destressing the Racing Mind is what I'd like to discuss this day...

How are you doing my sweet friend?

Ever praying for your strain and stress of this life to be relieved.

As I mentioned a couple posts ago, I am revisiting the items on the stress test in my eBook, How to Destress Via Stress Test & Stress Relief.

The second item happens to be, "Do You Experience a Racing Mind?"

Some people live in a very busy world, and their mind can, and will race as fast as that world they live in.

Some people are born with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), or ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), which gives way to a noisy mind.

Some people experience Acute Stress, and/or PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), which also lends to a nonstop racing mind.

Many people that experience any of the above mentioned may not know, and/or may not believe they can consciously quiet their mind with practice into permanence. 

It is my humble opinion, through education, evidence, and experience, that anyone can, and will quiet their racing mind if they choose to practice without giving up, and without beating the self up. 

With God all things are possible.

"But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible." ~Matthew 19:26, New Testament, Holy Bible, KJV

I believe, and know that this is so...

If you have a racing mind, and would like to practice it into a more calm, and confident place and space, try this...

Sit up quietly, in an uninterrupted environment, and close your eyes. Focus on following your breath in and out, feel your heart beat, and feel your body relax by allowing gravity to do it's job. 

Do this for five minutes first thing in the morning, and consciously feel yourself relax, feel yourself being secure and safe in this present moment.

Then, throughout the day, bring yourself back to that place of a quiet mind, and a relaxed body with focus on relaxation, safety, and security.

This is so good for anyone to practice. This practice allows a person to see he or she can feel calm and confident at anytime, and anywhere.

Practice this into permanence.

For some people this may not be an easy thing at first because one may not believe in him or herself. But know this!!!

We can choose or reject our authority to govern our mind by consciously focusing on what we want. In this case, we want to practice quieting the ever busy mind.

We can choose or reject our power to condition and train our self into a more calm, confident connection to God.

I know that we are more guided and inspired by God in the stillness of our mind. 

"Be still, and know that I am God:" ~Psalm 46:10, The Old Testament, Holy Bible, KJV.

If you have a racing mind, and you feel out of control with anger, anxiety, depression, irritability, and/or moodiness, I would suggest you begin the practice into permanence of quieting your mind with the exercise given above.

This exercise can also be done as you lay your head on your pillow at night before you go to sleep. If you have a hard time falling asleep, you just may be surprised that the exercise given can, and will remedy that.

That's all I got for now my dear sweet friend.

God bless you...

Enjoy your day...

Enjoy your weekend...

Take good care...

Speak soon...

Elizabeth




Friday, October 4, 2019

Destressing Worry

Who dee who, boogaboo...

Destressing worry is what I'd like to discuss this day.

How are you doing my friend?

Hoping and praying that you are destressing yourself everyday. It takes practice into permanence, you know?

In my last post on the Stress Test, I mentioned revisiting the stressful habits within my book How to Destress Via Stress Test & Stress Relief, which you can find free on Amazon today. 

The first item is worry.

Worry is mostly thinking about a least desirable outcome, and maybe even the worst outcome. Worry is practicing faith of the undesirable kind, i.e., believing in what one doesn't want.

Worry leads to stress because it is fearful, and the stress response is activated by fear.

It is my belief, through education, evidence, and experience that stress is the number one cause of every illness, even mental illness.

Many people argue the above statement but it's true. The worst part of the argument is that many people are unaware of what stress is. They argue that they have no stress. 

There is a common misconception that stress is an event or occurrence. Therefore, a person may not know that they stress via worry because it's habitual, it's normal to them, and they don't even know they are doing it.

We are not taught to pay close attention to our habitual thoughts, and so many do not recognize their focus.

The human conditioning teaches us to worry about what others think, and much of human behavior stems from that worry. This behavior comes from a place of insecurity, which is the opposite of confidence.

In order to destress worry, a person must train their mind to think about the best possible outcome, the desired outcome. By doing this we are not only building our confidence, we are building our trust in God, and our trust in our selves.

So many people believe we have to worry, and they will argue for that insecurity, and stress. It is but the human conditioning that these people are arguing for.

I'm on God's side, in the confidence, and trust. God, through Jesus' words, asks us to have faith, and tells us that faith can move mountains. Worry is not the kind of faith God, and Jesus are talking about.

The faith that is discussed in the Holy Bible is the faith in God, the faith in His plan, the faith in our brothers and sisters in this world, and the faith in our own common sense that can, and will build our confidence. 

It takes conditioning, and practice to build confidence, and faith but first a person must learn to quiet the racing worried mind that has been in practice for all the years of his or her life.

Quieting the mind through meditation can, and will help anyone notice the momentum and speed the habit of worry has developed in the mind. 

Once a worrier has learned to quiet his or her mind, he/she can then begin to develop the habit of faithful and fearless thoughts, knowing God is in charge, and all things are for our good, our spiritual expansion.

God loves us, and cares for us. He is giving us all good things for our spiritual development. We are His spiritual sons and daughters. This life here is for our learning to become more like Him, and to lift others through our passion and purpose. 

We all have a purpose here on earth, and that purpose is to discover our passion and help one another by lifting each other through our desires. 

It is my humble opinion, through education, evidence, and experience, the desire in a person's heart and soul is the seed planted by God. Better said, we are all here for a reason, we all have talents and traits that are planted in us by God, and we discover these by living, and searching out the good desires of our hearts.

So...

In order to destress worry, one must quiet the mind via meditation, and practice reconditioning the habitual thoughts of the mind towards the desired outcomes.

Whether a person chooses to trust, or chooses to worry, he or she cannot tell the future, therefore to say worry is being realistic is nonsense. To choose to trust is building confidence, to continue to worry is solidifying more insecurity, which leads to, if not already is, mental illness.

The human conditioning gives way to worry by default. 

The spiritual conditioning gives way to confidence, safety, and security by desire.

We are all given the authority, power, and right to choose what we will think.

You, and I, have been given the free agency, and authority to choose what we will think.

You and I, have been given the power to choose, moment by moment, to think thoughts of confidence, and faith.

I have a memory of when my Agape (my only offspring) was very young. I remember thinking to myself, I shall always be loving and kind in the morning for him, no matter what. I knew that if I was loving and kind, he would have a wonderful start to his day, but if I was moody I could, and would ruin his day. He is thirty three now, and I still live by that conscious choice. 

The reason I share that memory is because I want you to know that we can choose to think thoughts that will curve our habits, including that of worry. I wanted more than anything for my Agape to feel happy, safe, and secure first thing in the morning, and throughout the day. That was my choice to give him confidence rather than stress and worry. It is my choice to be confident by example, rather than stressed.

We can choose.

That's all I got my dear friend.

God bless you...

May God bless you in your endeavor to overcome worry, and build trust, if you are needing to.

Love, love...

Speak soon...

Elizabeth

Friday, September 27, 2019

Stress Test & Free eBook

Hello there my friend...

How are you doing this day?

Ever praying for your comfort and joy...

Have you ever taken my stress test?

I created this stress test to help raise awareness to some stressful habits a person may have.

This is not a diagnosis tool or a psychology test, it is a test I developed many years ago to help identify stressful behavior. 

This survey was not developed via hard research, and the stressful habits presented are not in any particular order.  These are THE STRESSFUL HABITS that have been brought to my attention via survey from the many classes I have taught to relieve stress.

This is for adventure, education, and enjoyment.

So, enjoy...

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS BY CHOOSING A NUMBER BETWEEN 1 AND 5. (1)NEVER (2) ALMOST NEVER (3) OCCASIONALLY (4) FREQUENTLY (5) ALL THE TIME

1. Do you worry?

2. Do you experience a racing mind?

3. Are you angry moody or irritable?

4. Do you lose your temper or become impatient easily?

5. Do you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting essential hours of sleep because you can't stop thinking of things you have to do or because you have too much going on in your life?

6. Do you binge on or are you addicted to a certain activity, food, caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, or any form of pharmaceutical, over the  counter, or illegal drug?

7. Do you feel like you are in a constant state of going nowhere?

8. Do you set simple goals or continuously tell yourself you are going to do something and don't do it?

9. Do you feel like you are in a constant state of going nowhere?

10. Do you notice that it is important to you or you spend a lot of energy proving you are right, or things should be done the "right way", your way?

11. Do you frequently complain about people, places, and things?

12. Do you get offended easily and/or talk negatively about other people?

13. Are you unable to enjoy yourself even when you are doing something you enjoy?

Add up your results...

If you would like to utilize a truth scale, ask someone, who knows you really well, to take this test on your behalf, and then compare answers.

Okay...

1-13 a very destressed person

14-25 almost always destressed

26-38 more often destressed than stressed

39-52 you need to destress yourself

53- 65 you seriously need to destress yourself

If you chose 5 for any of the questions above, you may want to destress that particular habit.

For example, if you answered a 5 on number 6, you may want to overcome and eliminate the very stressful habit of addiction.

This stress test is part of my first book, "How to Destress Via Stress Test & Stress Relief". If you haven't read it, and would like to, Amazon is promoting the eBook free this Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Grab your free copy by clicking here.

Or

Stay tuned for updated posts on how to destress the stressful habits in the stress test. I've come a long way since I wrote that book in 2013, and I'd like to revisit each stressful habit with what I have learned since.

Wonderful day to you dear one...

Speak soon...

Elizabeth

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Happy Birthday to Me

Hey! Hey!

How are you doing today?

It is my birthday, and I am 55, still alive. Double nickles!

At this very moment it is the day before my birthday but I'm compelled to write this post and send it out tomorrow, on my real birthday. But, I'll be on the beach meditating, napping, and swimming in the waves in between. The perks of living in Southern California.

Any who! I just wanted to share something dear and near in my heart that I have learned in my fifty five years of living and that is...

God is very real!

I know that this is so because I talk and walk with Him every single day of my life. I know Him because I know love.

"And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in Him," ~1 John 4:16, New Testament, Holy Bible, KJV

Another thing that is in my heart and I know for sure is it is absolutely possible to release the negative emotions like anger, anxiety, depression, and despair through this love, through God.

"But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible." ~Matthew 19:26, New Testament, Holy Bible, KJV

When a person releases their negative emotions that stem from the human conditioning, which teaches us fear, a person can live a life of calm, confidence, and connection to God through faith, which is very much love.

"There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love." ~1 John 4:18, The New Testament, Holy Bible, KJV

The opposite of fear is faith, and I believe that perfect faith is love, which casts out fear. I think the opposite of love is torment, which is felt through anger, anxiety, and depression.

Anger is fear that one will not be okay if he or she doesn't get his or her way. But that person can and will be okay if he or she connects to God, to love.

Anxiety is fear of the future; fear created by the thoughts of doubt, fear, and worry, of the worst thing that may happen. But a person can and will overcome anxiety if he or she connects to God, to love.

Depression is fear that a person is not, and will not be good enough. But everyone is good enough and can, and will see the truth of their value and worth when he or she connects to God, to love. 

It takes practice and prayer, daily practice of prayers, and in loving the self and others, to overcome the fears of the world.

When we put our energy into talking and walking with God, eternal things become more important than earthly things. The human conditioning gives us the illusion that earthly things will make us happy, when the truth is that eternal love, our connection to God, is pure bliss. 

Everyone is reaching for calm, confidence, and connection to God, which gives way to unconditional love. Everyone wants to feel unconditional love but we cannot find it in earthly things. It is an illusion of the human conditioning.

That's all I got for my birthday ramble and what I know and have learned in my fifty five years here on earth.

I have cried every day, all my life. The tears that flowed the first half of my life were to rid of the suffering that did not belong to me. The tears that flow now are from the overwhelming feelings of bliss from the love that I feel from my connection to God.

There is no greater thing than talking and walking with God. That is the purpose of life really, to reconnect with and know God. That is the spiritual expansion we are here to obtain.

I love you dear friend.

I love you with all my heart and soul.

I am ever praying for your connection to God and the blissful feelings of His unconditional love.

Take good care...

Speak soon...

Elizabeth

Saturday, September 14, 2019

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Friday, September 13, 2019

How Do I Destress Myself?

Hello there my dear friend.

How do I destress myself is the question I'd like to answer this day.

How are you doing?

Ever hoping and praying that you are destressed.

Last night I spoke with a person who was overwhelmed. This person was really having a bad day, and worked him/herself into a hot stressed out mood.

Looking from the outside in, the situation was not really as bad as the person was making it but, as human beings we tend to self-talk ourselves into catastrophe when it really isn't so bad. What I mean is, sometimes, as humans, we act like someone is going to die when the situation really isn't that serious.

The reason I am saying this is because I use to do it, and I see it happen all the time. People running around in circles in their mind, and verbally as though it's the end of the world when no one is dying or is going to die.

Why do we do it?

We do it because it is a habit, and like I wrote in my last post, Wanting More From Life, we sometimes don't know our own authority and power to govern the mood, and words of our mind.

What I mean by that is, we can consciously sooth our self, and make it a habit, just as we unconsciously work our selves up into a frenzy over no thing.

A really good way to destress is to consciously focus on encouraging the self, and soothing the self into a better mood.

I discovered this for myself when I was a young EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). When I responded to 911 emergency calls, I could, and would sooth anyone on scene, and later learned I developed a really good habit that I used on myself. This habit of soothing myself replaced the all too often freak out factor I learned from my human conditioning.

The best way to calm yourself on a regular basis is through meditation, and a reminder.

You can read a bout meditation by clicking here

You can create a reminder by repeating to yourself your desired outcome, for example, "I'm alright, and I'm doing really, really, really good!" It sounds silly, yes? But that reminder, any reminder, can, and will help a person calm themselves especially if they have a habit of freaking out over little things.

Try it, you won't be sorry. But don't just try it, make it a habit, and it will help with calming, and building confidence, which is the opposite of stress, which is most often displayed via anger, anxiety, and depression.

That's all I got...

A simple way to change a stressful habit.

Have a wonderful week my friend.

God bless you...

Speak soon...

Elizabeth

Monday, September 9, 2019

Wanting More From Life?

Hey! Hey! 

Wanting more out of life is what I'd like to ramble about this day...

Do you ever feel like you want more from life? Like something is missing?

It is my humble opinion that people who want more out of life are asking and seeking  purpose, value, and worth. They are seeking their own purpose, value, and worth.

The thing is, everyone is asking, seeking, and wanting more with the exception of the one's who know their authority, power, value, and worth. The individuals whom know have a conviction of eternal things and live life accordingly.

I've been studying behavior from a standpoint of confidence (success) versus insecurity (stress) for many years now and I have concluded some theories.

One of my theories is there are three kinds of people in life as it pertains to spirituality.

WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!

You are about to read something that may provoke anger or spark an offense in some people. It is my most humble opinion that if you feel negative emotion from what you are about to read, it most likely means that you disagree with what I have written, and it is okay to disagree. Just a friendly reminder, that is all. ~wink~

Pertaining to Levels of Spirituality.

1) The Enlightened:

The calm, confident, connected to God (life force). This person knows and lives what they believe life is about. This person feels safe, secure, and rarely, if ever, experiences negative emotions, in any place, and at anytime. 

These individuals are well rounded and successful in that they feel happiness, and joy nearly most of the time. These kind of people are enlightened beings, or teeter into enlightenment often. There is an eagerness, energy, excitement, and exhilaration about them that draws people to want to be with them. 

This certain individual knows their purpose, value, and worth, and spends much time learning about life, others, and their self. This type of person learns by lifting, listening, loving, and understanding. They do not believe in arguing, bitching, complaining, or criticizing. They will, however, encourage you with words of faith, and never discourage anyone with words of fear. 

They know the power of thoughts, and how they lead to beliefs therefore, have learned to govern beliefs towards the Divine through meditating on scripture.

They know the power of words, and more importantly, they know the power of their words, and never speak ill.

This is the rare, above average enlightened person who knows that life is a cooperation with God. They know God is in charge therefore, they trust without fear. They love, knowing that God is love, and when they love, God abides in them.

Notice, I didn't say a word about money? Ha! 

Money does not make a person above average or successful. Happiness, living meaningful purpose, and knowing your value and worth to the world and yourself is success, and money comes as a by product of that success.

Mother Teresa was far from financial richness but because of her enlightened-ness she could make a phone call and get anything she wanted because people loved everything about her, loved what she did, and loved to be near her.

2) The Average:

There is the average person in spirituality, whom works hard, or not, and is loving or hating at any given moment depending on his or her mood at that very moment in time.

Loving is spiritual, hating is human.

This type of person will love you if you are nice to them, and hate you if they think you are mean to them. This person will argue, bitch, complain, criticize, discourage, dramatize, and gossip regularly because they think it's normal, and that it's okay. 

The average person relies on outside influence to determine his or her mood, and may know intellectually that the self is responsible yet, is not taking direct responsibility for their energy, happiness, influence, joy, or moods. 

They are blaming life's circumstances for their happiness or unhappiness. 

Although the average person may attend church every Sunday, and/or some spiritual teaching regularly, they continue to live and practice life from a place of competition with others rather than a cooperation with God. They just forget, and may believe it impossible to ever rid of anger, anxiety, depression, irritability, or moodiness, reasoning that it's human, which it is.

3) The Misunderstood:

The below average person in spirituality is always arguing, bitching, complaining, criticizing, discouraging, dramatizing, and gossiping. What I mean by always is although they may not do these things out loud, the voice in their head, aka thoughts, are always disagreeable. There is not one scripture that encourages disagreeable behaviors but there are over 200 scriptures in the New Testament alone, that are about faith, which is the opposite of the mentioned.

The misunderstood person is very often diagnosed with a disorder or syndrome of some sort, will tell you their diagnosis, and continue to explain that's why they are the way they are. This person has a deep belief that they have absolutely no control over their behavior, body, emotions, or thoughts, which is the ultimate in not believing in God or the self. This insecurity gives way for a disbelief in faith, and trust. 

This level of spirituality most likely comes from an incident very devastating, or several incidents, that happened in the past, quite possibly from upbringing.

This type of person is the most insecure and they rarely feel happy or safe. They are so focused on what is wrong they don't believe in happiness, although they have glimpses of happiness but never acknowledge them.

This type of person's insecurity is their crutch because insecure people have an extremely closed mind, unable to learn, often because it is more important to them to be right than find any solution to misery.

Insecure people find an illusory safety in being right about themselves, as though life is a competition, thinking, "I'm right about me, therefore, you are wrong, and when I'm right I have value and worth. I am better than you because I am right." Or, "If I am wrong I am not smart, therefore, I am right and you are wrong because I am smart."

I believe what they are really saying is, "It's not my fault!" Which is the real truth.

Insecurity is misunderstanding mostly because although the misunderstood will argue for their rightness, they do not believe in themselves whatsoever. Isn't that the biggest contradiction!?! Arguing for self-rightness and not believing in the self at the same time!?!

Where does all of this come from? 

Where does all of this confidence, moodiness, or insecurity come from?

I believe it comes from our human conditioning, and our decisions we make about these experiences.

Anyone can look at how they were treated by adults, especially their parents, and see the habitual beliefs they developed, and the decisions about these beliefs. 

If you are angry, anxious, or depressed, you can look at your past and discover where you learned these emotions.

We are born spiritual beings made of pure unconditional love, and we do not know negative emotions until they are taught to us through our human experiences.

The decisions we make about our experiences make us who we are and we can, and do decide by default or desire. Default meaning we give into our ways, and desire meaning that we want to be something and we practice ourselves into being it.

I've seen the most amazing people become the most insecure, and the most insecure people become enlightened. This evidence gives me hope for everyone!

This evidence gives me more theories. ~wink~

People who get better some how, some way discover they want happiness, joy, and vitality from life and pursue that. People who get bitter may have been devastated and wallow in that devastation for a while. I have hope for them though because devastation is not just given to or saved for anyone special. We all experience devastating things, and sooner or later we will overcome it, whether in this life or beyond.

I believe, without a doubt, from what I have seen in life thus far, that anyone can improve to the point of enlightenment, and that is what everyone wants out of life. 

That enlightenment of connecting to God through self authority, power, value, and worth is what people are seeking from life. 

Enlightenment is living from a place of connecting to and knowing God. 

Everyone wants to know they have authority, power, purpose, value, and worth, which is basically confidence, safety, security, and wisdom. This way of being gives a person a sense of control, faith, and trust.

When a person has feelings of control, he or she has great power. The control I am talking about is self-control not control of circumstances and others. Self-control is the governing of one's beliefs, which creates faith or fear, which creates complete happiness or misery.

"because fear hath torment." ~1 John 4:18, New Testament, Holy Bible, KJV

When a person has a sense of faith and trust, he or she has no fear. 

When a person eliminates fear, he or she can live without anger, anxiety, depression, and/or despair.

Yes! A person can, and many do, eliminate fear, and live without anger, anxiety, depression, or despair. Many individuals find that statement inconceivable, I know, I was one of them.

I know, with all my heart and soul, faith can make anyone whole. It takes the enduring to the end kind of practice. Practice makes us better, and nearly perfect at what we practice.

That is my theory about people, spirituality, and wanting more from life.

That is one of my theories from my nearly fifty five years of education, evidence, and experience here on this earth talking, and walking more and more, day by day, with God.

That's all I got...

I believe, hope, and pray, this has lifted you more towards your authority, and power to connect to God so that you may know your true value, and worth.

That is my purpose, to lift. 

That is every one's purpose, to lift, and to never lower another.

God bless you my dear friend.

I love you, and am ever here for you.

If you know me through my words, you know it's true.

Take good care...

Speak soon...

Elizabeth

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Persuasion for Meditation

Hello there my friend!

Persuasion for meditation is what I'd like to write about this day.

How are you doing? I'm ever praying for your comfort and connection to God.

In my last post, Increase in Stress, I discussed meditation and how it is the number one thing I would recommend to destress. 

Holidays are on there way, and it is wise to prepare and prevent stress.

Meditation is one of the greatest exercises we can practice to destress our mind. Many people do not participate in this practice because they are unaware of the benefits of meditation, or they believe they are unable to meditate. 

In order to convince individuals that are opposed to meditation one must look at the benefits. Before we discuss the benefits let us keep an open mind to possibilities in our own life that we may learn and improve our current circumstances.

When we are stressed out our mind is constantly going and constantly racing. 

Meditation is a way to rest and, quiet our mind, and increase the ability to silence our mind through out the day so that we may handle daily stress with ease. 

Meditation helps by creating a habit of having a clear mind so that we may be able to bring ourselves to a place of peace at anytime and anywhere on a regular basis.

We need peace because in our fast paced world we experience many stressors. The number one stressor is a habitual, harmful mind full of doubt, fear, and worry. One may have a habitual racing mind, which creates habits of insecurity and self-doubt on autopilot. 

When a person is on autopilot he or she may unknowingly focus on things like what he or she doesn't have, other peoples offenses, life is unfair, things aren't going his or her way, or the need to control others and their behaviors in order to believe he or she will be okay. 

Thoughts like the ones mentioned above give way to the inability to enjoy life because of unwanted emotions of fear, aka as insecurity, aka as stress. Stress displays its unwanted self as anger, anxiety, depression, irritability, or moodiness, which, more often than not, creates despair.

Unwanted negative emotions deplete and drain our energy. Negative emotions are the real vampires of energy.

Another stressor is the powerlessness to fall asleep at night, stay asleep, or get essential hours of sleep due to ones' noisy mind.

By learning to meditate one can resolve many of the mentioned stressful habits. By teaching ourselves to meditate we discover and create a habit that will make our lives happier and healthier because of the art and skill of calm, of peace, and of the relaxation and silence in our bodies and minds. 

To learn to meditate is to learn the ultimate control of and patience for life. When we learn to control our own body and mind we have authority over two of the most valuable assets we possess. If we become patient we will have a less stressed and happier life.

Meditation can, and will help anyone find a Spiritual place and space. 

Finally, Meditation will better assist us in hearing that still small voice of guidance and inspiration from God, which comes more easily when we have a calm, confident, connection to our Father in Heaven.

It is my humble opinion, from education, evidence, and experience that it is more common to feel and hear the Divine Guidance and Love of God more readily with a quiet still mind. 

Wouldn't you love to increase your connection to God?

Wouldn't you love to feel God more?

Do you know what God feels like?

God does not, ever, feel like negative emotion because God is love.

Feeling God is feeling love, and that is what every single person wants to feel, love.

We have the authority and power to quiet our mind through meditation practice, and to create a calm, confident connection with God.

We have the authority and power to receive guidance and inspiration from our Father in Heaven more readily by quieting our mind. 

We have the authority and power to develop and discover more energy, more love, and more joy in our lives through quieting our mind by practicing meditation on a regular basis, and one can begin with five small minutes a day.

What do you say?

Have I convinced you to begin your meditation practice or increase your current practice? 

If so, click here to begin by listening to the sounds of this five minute meditation video.

If you would really love a blissful life, of energy and being in love, I would truly invite you to begin a meditation practice, and never ever give it up. 

That's really all I got...

For now...

Big Hugs to you my friend!

Big Hugs and Big Prayers!

Speak soon...

Elizabeth

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Increase in Stress

Hello! Hello!

Increase in stress is what I'd like to talk about this day...

How are you doing my dear friend? Ever praying for your connection to God, and an increase in joy.

I love statistics because it shows probabilities. Over the years I have been studying statistics from my blog, which means, I can see how many people read my blog a day, what posts are read the most, and how many people are return visitors.

I cannot, and do not see any personal information from anyone. ~wink~

I do see the increase and decrease of blog readers though. I see that September through May are the busiest months on my blog, and June and July are the least busy.

Recently I've seen an increase of readers, and I deduce that stress is a coming. August is probably the beginning of the peak for the stress season because of the thoughts of what's about to happen in September, and the holiday months to follow.

Makes sense doesn't it? Back to school, and less play time due to winter months coming and summer months going.

The number one thing, I would recommend, to keep the stress low is to begin, or increase, the habit of meditation because we can, and do practice a quiet mind and a relaxed body.

Stress is the opposite of relaxation, and we can choose which one we will practice into permanence. Stress is displayed through negative emotions like anger, anxiety, and depression, which comes from habits of doubt, fear, and worry. When we quiet the mind, and relax, we cease the habitual practice of stressing, and increase the habit of relaxing.

Chilling out is the order of everyday.

It just takes practice, but you gotta begin making it a habit, or a greater habit if you've dabbled in meditation already.

It only takes five minutes a day of meditation to begin. All's you gotta do is click this link here, listen to the sounds, quiet your mind, and relax. 

Try it, if you'd like..

Just a suggestion because I know how valuable meditation is. I've been meditating since 1999. Can you believe that? 

I am energy, and happy, and I know that it is because of my meditation practice that enhances my connection to God.

I believe, without a doubt that meditation is one of the most important things you, we, can do to magnify our connection to God, which will increase our energy and happiness, which will lift our life, and strengthen our mind.

Think about it...

If a person has learned to focus on doubts, fears, and worries by default, for a very long time, he or she has trained his or her mind to become a nonstop, racing mind for as many years as he or she has been practicing it. 

Meditation is also a training of the mind but it's the opposite of a racing mind, which is a calm, confident, and quiet mind.

I am still becoming the person I am meant to be, and I am enjoying the journey. I have tons of energy, and this energy comes from my happiness and joy. This happiness and joy comes from my connection to God. This connection to God could not, and would not be as strong as it is without the quiet mind that I have developed through meditation.

I'm not bragging necessarily, okay, I am. But the point is... if I can quiet my mind and connect to God as I do, you can too. In fact, if I can, I'm convinced that anyone can!

Just something to ponder.

If I could, I would, persuade and teach the world to meditate because I know, with all my heart and soul, people who meditate are like people with chauffers, and people who don't are like people who have to walk everywhere. Meditation get's you there faster. Where does it get you faster to? It gets you to your calm, confident mind, to that person you are suppose to be, and to your desires, purpose and passions in life, which are gifts from God.

If that is not enough persuasion to get you to meditate, stay tuned for more because I am on a kick to persuade and teach you meditation, which is the opposite of stressing.

Meditation is destressing.

Big Hugs to you my friend...

God bless you...

Speak soon!

Elizabeth