“See if you can catch yourself complaining, in either speech or thought, about a situation you find yourself in, what other people do or say, your surroundings, your life situation, even the weather. To complain is always nonacceptance of what is.” – The Power of Now Inspiration Cards
I hope that speaks volumes to you as it does to me.
Each “complaint” is resistance to what IS. Resistance causes friction. It is in that, that we fight and find ourselves going against the flow, making every part of life more difficult.
Practice this acceptance of what is each and every day… “watch” our mind, our thoughts, and take note of the complaining, work to stop it from the start… and I truly believe we will become that change that we desperately seek… We will stop resisting our true ‘self’. We will begin to accept what is.
We will find who it is we need… and come to see we were there all along.
Radical acceptance is the key. What do you do if you do not like your situation?? CHANGE IT. ~ If that cannot be done, we must accept it. ~ When we stop resisting, we see how much easier it is to “go with the flow of life”.
Learn to ride those waves, you will find that is a big difference from allowing them to pummel you into the ocean floor.
© bipolarmuse 2015
“Remember, there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” ~ Scott Adams
Picture found on Milky way Scientists Facebook
I was, very recently, touched by a wonderful, kind hearted woman. She felt compelled to give me a gift, and it set into motion a ripple of many good things for me and my children. Her gift came at just the perfect moment… and it literally permeated into many areas of my life… areas where, without her kindness, certain things would not have been possible.
Remember, acts of kindness can travel far… and are such a blessing.
Practice kindness in any way that you can… whether it be a smile, or something bigger… it does not go unnoticed.
Create those positive ripples. ♥
Positive thinking can bring so much into our lives. I know that life is not “that easy”, and this advice is “easier said than done”, but take time to reflect positively, to bask in the sunlight instead of hiding under the dark clouds. Try positivity and see the changes that come about. It is not an overnight transformation, but it IS a transformation.
Would you agree that these smiles are contagious??
Positive Affirmation: Today I choose to smile and be receptive to kindness.
How many of us go about our day with our heads hung down… staring at the ground as we walk?
I know I am often guilty of doing just that. Have you ever wondered what it feels like to hold your head high and look people in the eyes as you pass them, and offer a kind gesture… something as simple as a nod, a smile, a hello?
When we keep our head down, we are guarding ourselves from the kindness that may be bestowed upon us as well.
For today, for tomorrow, hold your head high. Look people directly in the eyes, say hello, or simply smile. When someone holds the door open for you, look them in the eye and thank them.
If we release this positivity and kindness, it will be returned. Just be receptive and less guarded.
You may be surprised at the difference it makes in your mood.
Choose to smile and choose to be receptive to kindness. ♥
**Healing is you waking up to the fullness of who you really are as a divine energetic being in this amazing world. Healing is YOU LOVING YOU.
STAY WAKE. BE WHOLE. LOVE.
Dr. Julie on your Beautiful Mindful Life**
A couple years ago I would feed myself positive affirmations and inspiring quotes.
This is one that I shared on my facebook and wanted to share with you.
This is wonderful advice to live by. She is speaking of mindfulness and being “present”. Not only that, but to also forgive yourself so that you will be able to love who you are.
We are magnificent beings, even in our imperfections. We all seek being “whole” but you must really be awakened and realize the depth of your own thoughts.
Negativity brings more negativity, and positivity brings more positivity.
I know sometimes that life can get hard and be a very dark place… I certainly understand this first hand.
But you should know that I practiced using positivity when at my worst, and though at the time it seemed futile, it did indeed work because if it hadn’t, I wouldn’t be here.
© bipolarmuse 2012