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5 POSITIVE Ways To Start Your Day

''Let the light of positivity shine bright from within you, casting a warm glow on your path. Embrace its power to turn an ordinary day into something extraordinary. With each step, bask in the possibilities and cherish the remarkable moments that make your heart soar.'' Michael Corthell Start POSITIVE, and Stay POSITIVE! The way that we start our day is extremely important. Check out these five incredibly positive ways to kickstart your day! By incorporating these habits into your daily routine, you'll witness firsthand the profound impact of positive thinking. By starting your day with a positive mindset, you're setting the stage for an extraordinary day ahead. Embrace these practices and unleash the potential for your very best day yet. 1. When you wake up in the morning Think GRATITUDE. Take deep breaths and remember what you're grateful for (your children, spouse, your health, your comfy, warm bed, the scene outside your window). Take the fi

Alan Watts' Philosophy of Interconnectedness and Polarity

There's an interdependence between  flowers  and  bees . Where there are no flowers there are no bees, and where there are no bees, there are no flowers. They are really one organism. And so in the same way, everything in nature depends on everything else.  — Alan  Watts Michael Corthell The idea of interconnectedness and polarity has long been a topic of discussion in philosophy. However, few thinkers have explored this concept as extensively and eloquently as Alan Watts . As a philosopher and writer, Watts delved into the nature of consciousness and the interconnectedness of all things, proposing that the universe is a dynamic, interdependent system, with nothing existing independently of everything else. In this blog post, we will explore the central tenets of Watts' philosophy of interconnectedness and polarity , with a particular focus on his insights about the relationship between bees and flowers. Through examining his ideas, we hope to gain a deeper understanding of our

Zen Meditation, Self-Hypnosis and Healing

“Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.” – Bodhidharma by Michael Corthell Self-hypnosis occurs quite naturally in a relaxed state of mind. It takes place when a person purposefully and repeatedly thinks positive (or negative) thoughts and at the same time mixes these repetitious thoughts with strong, passionate emotions. In this way the thoughts and ideas become imprinted on the subconscious mind .  Your subconscious mind is very gullible, but is like a child; it needs to be told a thing multiple times so that it can be remembered. The self-induced hypnotic state can be clearly and simply defined as a heightened state of focused concentration. With auto or self-suggestion, you can change your thinking, reduce or quit bad habits, and take control of the person you are, as well as just relaxing and de-stressing from the worry and tension of everyday life. In short you can chan