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    "When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." ~ George Harrison

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    Last edited by Wind; 21st June 2014 at 18:45.
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    Be kind... Like the wind.



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    Sometimes you just need to find a place that makes your spirit soar and where you can think clearly!

    Out the front door of our home in Finland

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    "A voice is calling, a song
    A prayer, from deep inside you
    To guide you
    Be... the dream within
    The light is shining

    I fly on the wind
    Salvation begins
    Look beyond where hearts can see
    Dream in peace
    Trust love, believe

    Free... the dream within
    The stars are crying, a tear
    A sigh, escapes from heaven
    And worlds end"


    "When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." ~ George Harrison

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    Whenever I feel depressed I go to observe the nature and just sit in silence, while breathing consciously.

    "When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." ~ George Harrison

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    Philosophy, Stone Circle Ubuntu Village, South Africa

    The video is Michael Tellinger's working model and solution for a way of life without money exchange.

    Snippit from his website and for complete article see below: “Tellinger exposes the previously misunderstood origins of money and the rise of the royal banking elite that have controlled the world for millennia and continue to do so today through the modern banking families. He points out that money did not evolve from thousands of years of barter and trade, but that it was maliciously introduced to the human race as a tool of absolute control and enslavement. Tellinger makes a strong case that if we do not understand our human origins, we cannot come to terms with why the world is so messed up in the 21st century. ”

    http://www.michaeltellinger.com

    http://www.ubuntuparty.org.za

    Information and download for his lastest book & ebook, “Ubuntu: Contributionism”

    UBUNTU Contributionism - A Blueprint For Human Prosperity

    The path that brought us here as a species is not only filled with lies and deception of unimaginable proportion, but also with continuous manipulation of the human race that goes back thousands of years – all controlled by money. Michael Tellinger has come full circle since his epic “Slave Species of god” in 2006, by proposing a blueprint for the emancipation of the slave species called humanity.

    Tellinger exposes the previously misunderstood origins of money and the rise of the royal banking elite that have controlled the world for millennia and continue to do so today through the modern banking families. He points out that money did not evolve from thousands of years of barter and trade, but that it was maliciously introduced to the human race as a tool of absolute control and enslavement. Tellinger makes a strong case that if we do not understand our human origins, we cannot come to terms with why the world is so messed up in the 21st century.

    He demonstrates that our current situation presents us with a unique opportunity to change the course of our destiny. Michael Tellinger describes how the ancient African philosophy of UBUNTU will allow us to seamlessly move from a divided, money-driven society, to united communities driven by people, their passion for life and their God-given talents. Coming to terms with our enslavement as a species is critical to discovering the path to full enlightenment.

    UBUNTU Contributionism presents a solid foundation for a new social structure to take us into a new era of true freedom from financial tyranny and real prosperity on every level of human endeavour.

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    I love Michael Tellinger and his ubuntu movement!

    Of course, but may be...

    Hey Wind, what do you say I post one Louis CK vid?
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    Very lovely posts here Wind and thank you for your thread and your wishes.
    I think your poem is beautiful:

    Quote A prayer, from deep inside you
    To guide you
    Be... the dream within
    The light is shining
    I just heard this song as i was reading on your thread. This song makes me smile because it just seems to me like an easy solution...wish with care.



    Got a package full of wishes
    A time machine, a magic wand, a globe made out of gold
    No instructions or commandments
    Laws of gravity or indecisions to uphold

    Printed on the box I see
    A.C.M.E.'s build a world to be
    Take a chance, grab a piece
    Help me to believe it

    What kind of world do you want? Think anything
    Let's start at the start, build a masterpiece
    Be careful what you wish for
    History starts now

    Should there be people or peoples
    Money, funny pedestals for fools who never pay
    Raise your army, choose your steeple
    Don't be shy, the satellites can look the other way

    Lose the earthquakes, keep the faults
    Fill the oceans without the salt
    Let every man own his own hand
    Can you dig it, baby?

    What kind of world do you want? Think anything
    Let's start at the start, build a masterpiece
    Be careful what you wish for
    History starts now

    Sunlight's on the bridge
    Sunlight's on the way
    Tomorrow's calling
    There's more to this than love

    What kind of world do you want?
    What kind of world do you want?

    What kind of world do you want? Think anything
    Let's start at the start, build a masterpiece
    Yeah, history starts now, starts now

    Be careful what you wish for
    Start now, now

    Read more: Five For Fighting - World Lyrics | MetroLyrics

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    Thanks everyone for your contributions, much love to you all. Chocolate, Louis CK is one of my favourite comedians, I like his style of humour. Funny, your avatar (lynx) reminds me of my surname.

    I don't want really post any "negative" here, but during the past day I've been quite ill both mentally and physically because of the electron fluctuations. I hope that the situation evens out soon.

    "When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." ~ George Harrison

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    Beautiful Wind! The wisdom and love shared here is a warm embrace.

    Peace,journeyon

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    "Take A Break" by Aniline Toxic



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    "Goodbye," said the fox. "And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."

    "I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams..."


    ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince



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    See your finding your Wind ...


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    From one of your favorites Wind ...

    Vessels of Light

    "What do light, singularities, consciousness, and boundary layers all have in common ?

    The original concept behind this video was a script written by an old friend of mine named Moises, who wrote a script about Light and its relationship to the container around it. The container being the boundary layer between the internal and the external awareness.

    This is an exploration into that idea, that we are not the internal, nor the external, but the awareness of both, and the science and theory of how that works" ...


    Published on Mar 29, 2014



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    Thanks, Gio. I love that series and the creator of it is quite young in his earthly age like I am too.










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    How To Stop Overthinking – 9 Simple Habits



    What is holding people back from the life that they truly want to live?

    I’d say that one very common and destructive thing is that they think too much.

    They overthink every little problem until it becomes bigger and scarier and it actually is. Overthink positive things until they don’t look so positive anymore.

    Or overanalyze and deconstruct things and so the happiness that comes from just enjoying something in the moment disappears.

    Now, thinking things through can be a great thing of course. But being an overthinker can result in becoming someone who stands still in life. In becoming someone who self-sabotages the good things that happen in life.

    I know. I used to overthink things a lot and it held me back in ways that weren’t fun at all.

    But in the past 8 years or so I have learned how to make this issue so small that it very rarely pops up anymore. And if it does then I know what to do then to overcome it.

    In this article I would like to share 9 habits that have helped me in a big, big way to become a simpler and smarter thinker and to live a happier and less fearful life.

    1. Put things into a wider perspective.

    It is very easy to fall into the trap of overthinking minor things in life.

    So when you are thinking and thinking about something ask yourself:

    Will this matter in 5 years? Or even in 5 weeks?

    I have found that widening the perspective by using this simple question can snap me quickly out of overthinking and help me to let that situation go and focus my time and energy on something that actually does matter to me.

    2. Set short time-limits for decisions.

    If you do not have a time-limit for when you must make a decision and take action then you can just keep turning your thoughts around and around and view them from all angles in your mind for a very long time.

    So learn to become better at making decisions and to spring into action by setting deadlines in your daily life. No matter if it is a small or bigger decision.

    Here’s what have worked for me.
    • For small decisions like if should go and do the dishes, respond to an email or work out I usually give myself 30 seconds or less to make a decision.

    • For somewhat larger decisions that would have taken me days or weeks to think through in the past I use a deadline for 30 minutes or for the end of the workday.

    3. Become a person of action.

    When you know how to get started with taking action consistently each day then you’ll procrastinate less by overthinking.

    Setting deadlines is one thing that have helped me to become much more of person of action.

    Taking small steps forward and only focusing on getting one small step done at a time is another habit that have worked really well.

    It works so well because you do not feel overwhelmed and so you do not want flee into procrastination. And even though you may be afraid, taking just a step is such a small thing that you do not get paralyzed in fear.

    4. Realize that you cannot control everything.

    Trying to think things through 50 times can be a way to try to control everything. To cover every eventuality so you do not risk making a mistake, fail or looking like a fool.

    But those things are a part of living a life where you truly stretch your comfort zone. Everyone who you may admire and have lived a life that inspires you has failed. They have made mistakes.

    But in most cases they have also seen these things as valuable feedback to learn from. Those things that may look negative have taught them a lot and have been invaluable to help them to grow.

    So stop trying to control everything. Trying to do so simply doesn’t work because no one can see all possible scenarios in advance.

    This is of course easier said than done. So do it in small steps if you like.

    5. Say stop in situation where you know you cannot think straight.

    Sometimes when I am hungry or when I am lying in bed and are about to go to sleep negative thoughts start buzzing around in my mind.

    In the past they could do quite a bit of damage. Nowadays I have become good at catching them quickly and to say to myself:

    No, no, we are not going to think about this now.

    I know that when I am hungry or sleepy then my mind sometimes tend to be vulnerable to not thinking clearly and to negativity.

    So I follow up my “no, no…” phrase and I say to myself that I will think this situation or issue through when I know that my mind will work much better.

    For example, after I have eaten something or in the morning after I have gotten my hours of sleep.

    It took a bit of practice to get this to work but I have gotten pretty good at postponing thinking in this way. And I know from experience that when I revisit a situation with some level-headed thinking then in 80% of the cases the issue is very small to nonexistent.

    And if there is a real issue then my mind is prepared to deal with it in much better and more constructive way.

    6. Do not get lost in vague fears.

    Another trap that I have fallen into many times that have spurred on overthinking is that I have gotten lost in vague fears about a situation in my life. And so my mind running wild has created disaster scenarios about what could happen if I do something.

    So I have learned to ask myself: honestly, what is the worst that could happen?

    And when I have figured out what the worst that could happen actually is then I can also spend a little time to think about what I can do if that often pretty unlikely thing happens.

    I have found that the worst that could realistically happen is usually something that is not as scary as what my mind running wild with vague fear could produce.

    Finding clarity in this way usually only takes a few minutes of time and bit of energy and it can save you a lot of time and suffering.

    7. Work out.

    This might sound a bit odd.

    But in my experience working out – especially with lifting weights – can help me to let go of inner tensions and worries.

    It most often makes me feel more decisive and when I was more of an overthinker then it was often my go-to method of changing the headspace I was in to a more constructive one.

    8. Spend more of your time in the present moment.

    By being in the present moment in your everyday life rather than in the past or a possible future in your mind you can replace more and more of the time you usually spend on overthinking things with just being here right now instead.

    Three ways that I often use to reconnect with the present moment are:
    • Slow down. Slow down how you do whatever you are doing right now. Move slower, talk slower or ride your bicycle more slowly for example. By doing so you become more aware of how you use your body and what is happening all around you right now.

    • Tell yourself: Now I am… I often tell myself this: Now I am X. And X could be brushing my teeth. Taking a walk in the woods. Or doing the dishes. This simple reminder helps my mind to stop wandering and brings my focus back to what is happening in this moment.

    • Disrupt and reconnect. If you feel you are getting lost in overthinking then disrupt that thought by – in your mind – shouting this to yourself : STOP! Then reconnect with the present moment by taking just 1-2 minutes to focus fully on what is going on around you. Take it all in with all your senses. Feel it, hear it, smell it, see it and sense it on your skin.

    9. Spend more of your time with people who do not overthink things.

    Your social environment plays a big part. And not just the people and groups close to you in real life. But also what you read, listen to and watch. The blogs, books, forums, movies, podcasts and music in your life.

    So think about if there are any sources in your life – close by or further away – that encourages and tends create more overthinking in your mind. And think about what people or sources that has the opposite effect on you.

    Find ways to spend more of your time and attention with the people and sources that have a positive effect on your thinking and less on the influences that tends to strengthen your overthinking habit.

    Credits to: http://www.positivityblog.com/index....-overthinking/
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    53 Inspiring Self-Esteem and Self-Love Quotes


    Some things may be equally essential but nothing is more important than a healthy sense of self-esteem and loving yourself.

    Why?

    In my experience, three of the most important reasons are:
    • Life becomes simpler and lighter. When you love yourself more then things simply become lighter and easier. You won’t make as many mountains out of molehills (or out of plain air) as you used to. Or beat yourself up or drag yourself down over mistakes or temporary setbacks.

    • You’ll have more inner stability and self-sabotage less. When your opinion of yourself goes up then you’ll stop trying to get so much validation and attention from other people. You become less needy and find an inner stability even when your world might be negative or uncertain at times.

    • The increasing self-esteem and self-love also makes you feel more deserving of good things in life and so you’ll self-sabotage less and go after what you deep down want with more motivation and focus than ever before.

    • You’ll be happier. The main reason why value my self-esteem so highly, why I write about this topic so often and have created a whole 12-week course around it is simply because it has made my own life so much happier and more fun.

    But instead of sharing my own thoughts and experiences like I usually do I’d like to take a different approach today.

    I’d like to share 53 of the most inspiring, thought provoking and uplifting thoughts from the past 2400 years on getting to know yourself, raising your self-esteem and finding a self-love.

    “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”
    -Buddha

    “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. ”
    –M. Scott Peck

    “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
    – Mark Twain

    “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”
    – Harvey Fierstein

    “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”
    – Lucille Ball

    “Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”
    – Eleanor Roosevelt

    “If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.”
    – Fred Rogers

    “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.”
    – Maxwell Maltz

    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
    – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    “When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”
    – Jean Shinoda Bolen

    “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.”
    – Parker Palmer

    “When you adopt the viewpoint that there is nothing that exists that is not part of you, that there is no one who exists who is not part of you, that any judgment you make is self-judgment, that any criticism you level is self-criticism, you will wisely extend to yourself an unconditional love that will be the light of the world.”
    – Harry Palmer

    “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?”
    – Brigham Young

    “To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”
    – Denis Waitley

    “A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.”
    – Andrew Matthews

    “Our self-respect tracks our choices. Every time we act in harmony with our authentic self and our heart, we earn our respect. It is that simple. Every choice matters.”
    – Dan Coppersmith

    “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.”
    – Elizabeth Gaskell

    “Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.”
    – Stacey Charter

    “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
    – Howard Washington Thurman

    “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.”
    – Malcolm S. Forbes

    “Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.”
    – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.”
    – Helen Keller

    “You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”
    – Louise L. Hay

    “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance”
    – Oscar Wilde

    “Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.”
    – André Gide

    “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
    – William James

    “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
    – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

    “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”
    – Diane Von Furstenberg

    “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
    – Carl Gustav Jung

    “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
    – Eleanor Roosevelt

    “The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off.”
    – Robert Hand

    “I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”
    – Johnny Depp

    “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”
    – Yogi Bhajan

    “It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.”
    – W.C. Fields

    “There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.”
    – Brian Andreas

    “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”
    – Benjamin Spock

    “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”
    – Lao-Tzu

    “People who want the most approval get the least and the people who need approval the least get the most.”
    – Wayne Dyer

    “There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.”
    – Hindu Proverb

    “I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.”
    – Kristen Neff

    “Your problem is you’re… too busy holding onto your unworthiness.”
    – Ram Dass

    “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.”
    – Rita Mae Brown

    “She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.”
    – Anais Nin

    “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”
    – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

    “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.”
    – Barbara De Angelis

    “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”
    – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    “It’s surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you’re not comfortable within yourself, you can’t be comfortable with others.”
    – Sidney J. Harris

    “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
    – Anaïs Nin

    “It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”
    -Sally Field

    “When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits – anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving.”
    -Kim McMillen

    “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”
    -Bob Moawad

    “Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world making the most of one’s best.”
    -Harry Emerson Fosdick

    “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
    -George Eliot

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    "When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there." ~ George Harrison

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