Byron Katie was severely depressed and had been suffering for many years. Then one morning she woke up and noticed a shift in her awareness. She found out that her thoughts are not who she truly was. She also discovered that by asking four simple questions she could investigate her thoughts and find out if they are true or false.
While defining the priorities for Quality Time is relatively easy, the persons or things you are passionate about, finding the time to spend that Quality Time is not (at least for most of us). Why is that? Are we too busy in life: too much to do, too little time? And could it be that our priorities do not match the things we are passionate about?
Make sure you do things from your heart, with passion and true intention and do not use tricks to get what you want. In the end people will know you are faking it and you will have to bear the consequences.
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How competitive are you in daily life? I’m not speaking here about a little competitiveness such as playing sports or trying to win a deal in business. I’m more speaking about the way you look at other people in general. Do you see other people as a threat and competition? Or are you seeking out opportunities to work together?
Never assume, but check for facts as you could be wrong. This is especially true if the assumption or inference you are making is accompanied with a strong negative emotion.
Try to look at situations from the other’s point of view as well.
This book tells the story of John who, after a long drive and at a dead end in his life, arrives at the Why (Are You Here) Cafe. The waitress, cook and guests are not what you would expect in a normal roadside diner.