Receiving a reward is like a carrot on the stick; it is how we are programmed to behave and how we are driven toward a specific goal to make progress. That means we go willingly or, as is often the case we are beaten physically or metaphorically into submission. Either way, we lose consciousness. Losing consciousness means we are left with little understanding of ourselves...
My life revolved around chocolate: its seductive taste and gentle caress, and…divine pleasure. A slight exaggeration perhaps but chocolate had become an obsession and one of my main food groups. In fact, I was close to having it as one of my main meals.
Peace Through Compassion Aotearoa Vision Peace Award Recipients 2021 Christchurch Girls High School and Gandhi Nivas Much is written about domestic abuse and violence in society but instead of focusing on the victims, this year we honor the prevention of violence and sexual abuse toward women and children as shown by Christchurch Girls High School and Gandhi Nivas
What "triggers" a Mental Health episode and conversely, can these times move us to transformation? People can be triggered by a thoughtless comment to remember an old situation, and as we have seen during COVID, loneliness triggered a mental health crisis because people could not respond through their usual diversionary tactics. But, too often to have a mental health problem is to 'be a sissy'.
Whether we are aware of it or not there is a rise and decline within the structure of everything we do. Whichever way you look at it if we had just stayed aware of the process we were in, whether it’s a relationship, aging, or traveling to an Ashram in India, we would realize much earlier that we’re heading for places we don’t really want to be like a divorce court, a hospital emergency...
Do you have an unfulfilled dream? An idea that has not yet come to fruition? How do you do that? Find out how Roald Dahl and others knew that dreams need ‘ground themselves’ or they would scatter adrift, without a place to sustain them; like spirits floating on the ethers they must find a nourishing garden for the flowers to bloom.
Whether we have a physics degree or are homeless it doesn’t necessarily follow that we can see past experiences. Like the prodigal son who became a veteran of the world, Angela paid the price by disconnecting from the playfulness and joy of the space she once inhabited. Unlike Forest Gump, Angela's life declined into living through other peoples' eyes.
How to repattern your thinking. Are you hard on yourself? If you find you are hardest of all; who berates you most for the things you do. Discover why talking to yourself in this state is a no-win situation. Understand that healing starts within where most of the unhappiness and anxiety happens because we give power to things outside of our control,
There is a long history in most cultures of telling boys, to 'toughen up'. But is this the idea that causing most of the problems we see in the world right now? With COVID-19 out of control, and rampant masculinity should we seriously consider that the world is a safer better place if we listened to female leaders?
Experience has taught us that love and ideology without kindness usually end up in divorce, murder, brutal poverty or war. Is it time for humanity to comprehend its most fatal error - that is in thinking that kindness is weakness, when in fact we must ask, is it our greatest power?
Part 2/2 While most of the world suffers from COVID-19 chaos, how have so many female leaders come up with the wellbeing message? Underneath the pandemic, neoliberal greed and the mounting conspiracy theories is the world is going through an amazing transition: is humanity evolving?
Part 1/2 Trump along with the MeToo revolution has demonstrated how powerful men control the planet through insidious power of Patriarchy. Has Trump played ‘Devils Advocate and with the help of COVID 19 inadvertently broken down the existing system? Has Trump and COVID 19 done what no amount of global ‘do-gooding’ could do?
SAFY Part 2 What is a distorted global energy field paradigm? How does it happens in a world of increasing disparity where many are unable to maintain a lifestyle because they are living with income that will not cover basic human needs. This takes place against the background of an energy structure of increasing wealth amid greed, brutality in a system of gender, and racial inequity.
Part 1/2. SAFY: Self-Awareness For Youth, suicide prevention. Does 'being a man' in society contribute to youth despair? Do gender changes cause confusion where teenagers feel they exist on shifting sands as a sense of personal powerlessness takes over? Thoughts of finding the self that is complete and loved, is the furthest thing from young minds, especially if cut-off from family and friends.
How would you describe yourself? Male or female? black or white? Rich or poor? Find out more about how identity affects your happiness and what it means for attaining higher consciousness.
Is refusing to mentor women another ploy men use to control the game that many people don't know they're playing? Discover the unconscious programming that keeps women from the Board Room. Ask yourself, is it time for women to stop Leaning Into a broken system?
"We were not a target because we are a safe harbor for those who hate. We were not chosen for this act of violence because we condone racism, because we’re an enclave for extremism. We were chosen for the very fact that we are none of these things"
#oneheartnz Teaching Te Rao (Maori Language) to every child in New Zealand is a no-brainer. What about connecting a Marae (Meetinghouse) to each school? Comment Yes or No. Being that the Marae is fundamental to the Maori way of life for whanau, hapu, iwi. Instead of it being a ‘cultural experience’ for tourists it becomes a 'living energy' with a focus on nurturing the collective human spirit
Part 7/7 AVAILABLE NOW ON AMAZON So what does the future hold for our children? #oneheartnz I’m not asking you to be clairvoyant. This question is to do with the cause and effect of our actions because what we do today impacts on what happens to our children and their children. What will be your legacy?
Part 6/7 A PATH TO PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: An Aotearoa Vision: Are You Wired ExtraOrdinary? Do you see yourself supported by a loving universe? Or do you constantly criticize past actions as sinful and judge your faults, your looks or your relationships and income? We are born perfect, so how are we set-up for a life of self-criticism?
5/7 A PATH TO PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: An Aotearoa Vision. Love Power? How do you view love? Do you see love as a soft, girly issue - or do you understand that great ‘love fields’ exist beyond understanding and it empowers ultimate courage even in high performing testosterone males?
4/7 A PATH TO PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: The Aotearoa Treaty. What does an African tribesman who puts a tight coil around his left arm to squeeze the life out of it, have in common with those at the highest levels of American governance? You may not know about the ritual of African tribesmen, but you probably know about Christine Blasey Ford. Whether her testimony is true or not - what now?
Part 3/ 7 A PATH TO PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: An Aotearoa Vision. Who Gets Your Child? Imagine this: you are hurtling through space on your way to Mars, wide-eyed trying to glimpse Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Mukesh Ambani, and Jeff Bezos up front, as the waitress pops the cork and pours champagne; the party is on!
Catching Flies. Terrorists, Monks, and The Middle East? Violence is rampant and it appears that we are powerless to prevent it. But is this true? Must we always react to feed the violence
Are young people taking drugs and committing suicide because political and financial ideologies crush their spirit? What worth is success when measured against profound human, animal, and environmental suffering?
Jacinda Ardern receives the 2018 Peace Through Compassion, Aotearoa Vision Award for gender, cultural, and environmental goodwill in the service of humanity
How did you feel when Tony Robbins told a rape survivor that speaking up in the #MeToo movement was to "try to get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else."
How do you find Inner Peace? How do you step into your highest personal destiny? Find the answers you need first-hand from over 20 global visionaries who have come through restricting trauma patterns to experience profound inner peace and freedom. Receive a Free Gift at each interview!
Why is it that to identify the perpetrators of crimes such as sexual assault, banking and corporate embezzlement, abuse of indigenous rights, refugees, slavery, the water, the land, pedophiles, and every other problem society faces, is such a risky thing to do?
What do women and indigenous cultures have to do with the energy of the planet? Many would say, we live in misogynist and racist societies, but what does that mean in terms of the consciousness, and of leaders like Donald Trump and the desire for global peace?
Prevent More Suffering, Stand for Peace. Lights are off! The camera's are gone! Where is this little boy now? Is he safe? A heart wrenching picture - do we just forget him, or do we stand up for him and the millions of other children who are casualties of war?
STAND FOR LOVE: STAND for PEACE: Do You Believe in Miracles? Stand for the people in Charlotte and throughout the USA, for Syrian refugees and for all those souls who are suffering from violence and conflict. Don't give in to violence: if you want Peace then stand with us and UNITE to end conflict and suffering! Peace is possible in Unity!
To Sexual Violence ignorers and Donald Trump supporters: Imagine if there were 117.568 Terrorist attacks in one-year, instead of the amount of sexual convictions. Just think of the vast amount of political will and resources that would go into arming the military and expanding the executive security budget and it is just the 'tip of the iceberg.'
People all over the world dream of meeting their monthly job targets. Some do this by selling insurance, or listing extra properties for the housing market. However, police in the US are required to ticket and arrest more people to meet their monthly quota - and it just so happens that it's mostly young black men who are apprehended...
1. Harry Potter looks after himself: but he is not selfish, nor does he cruise through life like some awkward 'muggle' people think He just doesn't want to do stuff because sometimes it's a big waste of time. Like working just to....
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