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Stressed out?


Stress 7

I practice The Five Morning Habits to Win the Day, every day, yet sometimes I feel stress.

Stress is inevitable because it is a reaction to an external circumstance, such as a problem or challenge, and external circumstances are part of everyday life; they usually occur unexpectedly, and tend to be out of our control, therefore, stress is usually inevitable.

But the problem is not feeling stress, the problem is allowing stress to dominate. It is perfectly fine to feel stress, just as it is perfectly fine to feel any emotion, even if it seems to be destructive. What’s important is to recognize it and control it promptly so it does not control us... and for that, the third habit is very effective, but if you follow all of them, the result is better.

If any of the external circumstances that trigger your stress is within your circle of influence, try to modify it, but if it is out of your control, do not waste your energy trying to modify something that you cannot change. In that case, modify your reaction to the external circumstance, modify the perception you have of that event.

Stress attacks people on their weaker side, so when it is left out of control, everybody experiences its consequences in a different way.

Many mental, emotional, and physical, aches and pains are diagnosed as stress and their symptoms are cured differently, but if we treat stress at its root, the cure is the same, it is a matter of managing it when it occurs with techniques as The Five Morning Habits to Win the Day, or better off, of changing the reaction to the circumstances that trigger it.

"When you can't change things, change your perception of things so that things change."


The Three Dimensions of Love



I woke up thinking about love, because love conquers everything, and from a metaphysical point of view, (which I have mentioned before), love is simply high frequency energy.

When we allow love in our lives, we vibrate at that high frequency, we tune in with the high frequency energy of the universe and we get access to its limitless possibilities.

Unfortunately, there are times when we don’t allow love in our lives, when instead of feeling love we are in fear, or we experience any feelings in the path of fear as sadness, irritation, or anger to name some. These feelings tend to be very easy to experience when we deal with one of the most basic forms of love, which is the love for our significant other.

If you are experiencing that at this time, I recommend you read the following, extracted from “The Enlightened Relationship: Mastering the Metaphysic of Love” by Steve Smith:

“Imagine you and I start from the same location and one of us walks East and the other walks West. At one level of awareness, which we will call “two dimensional”, it appears that we are walking in opposite directions and getting further apart. If we shift to a “three dimensional” awareness and look at the situation from above, we could see that the Earth is round and that we are walking both away from each other and toward each other at the same time. The fact that we are moving further apart and closer together at the same time can only be perceived at the higher level of awareness. If we keep walking around the Earth, we will pass each other on the opposite side and eventually meet in the same location in which we began…. If we are contemplating these ideas and we don’t quite grasp its truth, it usually means that we haven’t experienced the level of awareness required. We may have heard a particular spiritual truth repeated many times, but it won’t have significant meaning until we have an experience that allows us to see it. Our consciousness is enhanced through our experience, and we become able to perceive from this expanded view. So open your mind and be willing to play in the fields of paradox, and just remember – the more you know, the more you realize that you don’t know.”

If it is difficult for you to shift to a “three dimensional” awareness, help yourself practicing The Five Morning Habits to Win the Day, and if possible, invite your significant other to practice as well.