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The Honeymoon Effect

Over the years, Margaret and I have learned from personal experience a truth we have often heard before: to help yourself and to assist the universe in helping you, it is important to visualise and list exactly what you want out of life. Wherever our goals are unclear, the universe...

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Learning the Benefits of Clear Desires

You want it and you want it bad. Aspiring. Hoping. Plotting. Recurring. Reaching. Bubbling beneath your surface. You crave it – and it craves you. So you make a plan to get it. A to-do list. The bucket list. Quarterly objectives. Strategy. Accountability. The goal. Except… You’re not chasing the...

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Growth Is Cyclical

Do you know some happy mystics? You may be one yourself. The luckiest of these people have had a most lovely experience since childhood. They have known and felt that existence is permeated with benevolence. They have felt loved by an invisible presence. They recognise and feel suffering and cruelty...

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Love Your Enemies

Once I was on a train going down the Hudson Valley to New York City and found myself sitting between a woman engaged in a rather loud conversation on her cellphone and a man growing increasingly agitated by the volume of her call. As the ride went on, accompanied by...

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