Follow your heart is great advice… if you even know what’s in your heart.
Segment 1 of this episode is all about making the decisions that work in your life without going down too many paths of failure. You have to make decisions to learn how to make good decisions, but sometimes that first decision is the hardest to make.
Life is all about choice, so let’s talk about what makes a good choice. I’ll give you a hint: It has to do with knowing your ideals for any given situation.
In segment 2, what do you do when you are always dealt a bad hand in life? Is there a psychological time-bomb ticking away that is going to cause you to break down because you just can’t get a break? How about when you’re in chronic pain and suffering?
There is a path out of the suffering even when the pain is still there. Physical pain may not go away (which is why it’s important to keep seeking a solution) but the emotional wounds don’t have to stick around.
In segment 3, I read a message from someone asking how they can receive without feeling like pain or shame. The letter writer grew up having been abused by receiving things with strings attached. I want you to be completely comfortable receiving so that you will feel worthy, loved and significant.
You are all those things already but if you don’t believe that about yourself, you may have trouble receiving gifts, kindness or anything that shows the other person cares about you.
During the closing of the show, I talk about what you can do to expand “you” so that you think beyond the confines of your body and mind. Not only will this take you out of all the challenges of being you, but it will also increase your compassion and understanding of others so that you can communicate more effectively.
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