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When an individual begins the spiritual journey, one encounters many ups and downs in its course. The journey is marked by periods which are fast moving and some other periods during which there is a slower movement towards the goal. When a person, practicing spirituality, acquires a mental state, in which he or she remains totally soul conscious, then that person is said to have experienced a spiritual awakening. Therefore, spiritual awakening refers to a dynamic shift in consciousness and an appreciation of reality which had previously been unrealized. A spiritually awakened person no more identifies with the body, while…

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Procrastination isn’t a lack of willpower. It isn’t about laziness or not wanting to get something done. The science behind procrastination will absolutely surprise you – and you’ll be relieved when you realize the true cause of the mental roadblocks. How do you get through the tough moments when you find yourself putting off the inevitable? The 5 Second Rule. The real truth you need to be aware of and start practicing is the five-second rule: you have five-seconds to take physical action to marry intention with the inspiration that has just surfaced in your mind. You won’t need 20…

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Ultra-endurance athlete David Goggins talks about his childhood struggles with racism and bullying and says that when you find what truly drives you, nothing can stop your journey to greatness. “When you think you’re done, you’re only at 40% of your total potential.” DAVID GOGGINS Determined to become the ‘hardest man alive,’ David Goggins is the only member of the U.S. Armed Forces to have completed Navy SEAL Training, the U.S. Army Ranger and Air Force tactical air controller training. Completing over 50 endurance races, Goggins has lived through the unthinkable to strengthen his mind and body. David Goggins reveals…

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Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy — not to mention money — taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often we think of the mind as something outside of our own control. “Our life is the creation of our mind,” according to Buddhist scripture. Buddhist philosophy developed an entire science of training the unruly mind to help anyone overcome its constant fluctuations to achieve…

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In his best-selling book , Tony Robbins explains that our lives are not shaped by our conditions but rather by our decisions. Living an extraordinary life is a choice that is always available to you despite your circumstances. On a scale of 1 to 10, how is your stress level right now? As entrepreneurs, we rarely complain about our circumstances, but we do feel a tremendous amount of stress when things are not going as planned. In his latest best selling book,, Tony Robbins explains that “the human brain isn’t designed to make us happy and fulfilled. It’s designed to make…

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1. Having the right skills. Are All Entrepreneurs Alike? While entrepreneurs have in common certain characteristics and skills, there is a wide range of individuality among them. In sports, some athletes do well because they love a sport and are trained to play it. They have developed their skills. Others are full of natural talent and require much less specialized training. Still, others simply find their own successful approach to playing a sport even though they may not have been trained. Entrepreneurs are the same way. Some receive formal training and skill development. Others have a natural flair for it.…

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Money stresses us out even more than terrorism, according to the American Psychological Association, so it’s understandable why some people consider currency to be especially evil. Money also greases the wheels of evil operations, from terrorist groups and violent dictatorships to human traffickers and poachers – just to name a handful. And the pursuit of material wealth can drive us to do some despicable things. Yet money also does an awful lot of good. The most cost-effective charities can save a life for less than $5,000, for example. And while some might see it as penance for evil deeds, roughly…

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“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result of the way in which our democratic society is organized.” – THE CENTURY OF THE SELF To many in both politics and business, the triumph of the self is the ultimate expression…

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In my time as a marketer, I’ve jumped into the craze of certain books, read a lot of hype, and literally thrown books in the bin before ever hitting the 2nd chapter. The rare few books out there that have actually impacted me, have been those that that have been the most influential in the career choices, business paths and marketing techniques I’ve developed. The number of books that have actually been that influential, doesn’t even hit double figures. This list isn’t going to be some insane homework project for an English literature course that is going to take you 5…

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Alan Watts is considered as the foremost interpreter of Eastern disciplines for the contemporary West. He had an astonishing and an indescribable way of writing the unwritable. Among all the qualities of this great orator and writer, he had a unique gift of expressing complex thoughts in the form of simple and illustrated thoughts. The simple way he exemplified and expressed all his reflections made him and universal philosopher, someone that could be comprehended by the vast majority of the people. Let’s see some of Alan Watts’ magic and awakening quotes. 1. “Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the…

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