The Power of Our Emotions! The Driving Force Behind Why We Do What We Do!

When people are faced with critical, spur of the moment decisions such as a tractor trailing crossing lanes and heading head on in your direction, people react from a largely subconscious place.  The rational cortex allows them to skirt death and make split second decisions that can save their life.  While this is a dramatic experience, there are millions of other split second reactions in your life that you make using this same emotional place of acting and reacting that succinctly changes the course of your life forever.  Consider celebrities who seemingly out of the blue knock out a cameraman, even after years of complacency around the same event.  What happened in that one moment that caused them to react in such a manner.  The answer, comes down to one word…emotions!

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The Secret Power of Meditation

Woman meditating

When someone mentions the word meditation, there are many people who envision some monk like folks wearing robes worshiping the Earth on a hilltop.  It can be a difficult concept to understand at first, and while the word for some may be a turn-off, the experience is no doubt an incredible journey through self towards relaxation and awareness.  Ancient wisdoms from every facet of religion or culture tell us one thing…the answers we seek are always inside us.  The difficult part is calming the mind and ego long enough to muster up the courage to face who we are on the inside!  Nevertheless, there is a secret power to meditation that enables each of us to draw strength, courage; faith and a positive attitude from behind the masks we tend to wear everyday.

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