A message in a bottle is like an idea when it forms in your mind coupled with the intention to share it with someone. Like the bottle, your mind contains a secret or a mystery (the idea or message) that wants to be revealed. We send out a multitude of messages every day. How many of those messages are received? How many messages are lost at sea?[Read more…] about MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE. HOW TO GET YOUR MESSAGE THROUGH BY ACCIDENT!
Like a boomerang, in speaking you get back what you send out (e.g., words, tone of voice, emotions).
Do you ever ask yourself “What did I just say?”, “Did those words come from my mouth?” If you do, this is an indication that when you’re speaking you are reacting automatically (i.e., according to subconscious habits or behaviour patterns). Do you ever wish that you hadn’t spoken those words in the first place? If that’s the case, this could be an opportunity to change your habits by speaking more purposefully.[Read more…] about SPEAK PURPOSEFULLY TO ACHIEVE THE RESULTS YOU WANT
How often are you truly present in the moment?
Presence is becoming harder to achieve with the distractions of internet, messaging services, social media, spending long hours at the computer, insufficient physical exercise and movement, as well as spending much of our time worrying about past mistakes and future concerns.[Read more…] about MAKE FRIENDS WITH THE PRESENT MOMENT
My yoga instructor used to end each class by saying, “Open your heart” and then “Namaste”. This would conjure up an image in my mind of my heart opening like a door to the world with rays of light pouring out. The meaning of Namaste is “the light in me acknowledges the light in you”. These are words to live by.[Read more…] about OPEN YOUR HEART AND LISTEN (PART I)
A friend of mine is a professional guitar player. One day, he told me about his hobby of fixing up old guitars – he calls it “waking up sleeping guitars”. Upon hearing this, I immediately thought of my own guitar, which was in a box in the cellar where it had been for the last 10 years![Read more…] about IS YOUR VOICE LIKE A SLEEPING GUITAR?