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12 Ways to Blossom and Glow

By on August 27, 2015
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Camomile with a bee

Camomile with a bee

Change how you think

of what you see

and you will be

a different person

you see.

 

A lovely flower

can only be

perfection  in

the vision

of you and me

and a honey bee.

by Alexa

 

This article is about expanding and growing. and at the end talks about 12 ways to to that. It is worth looking into. Some of the things may only be reminders for you but what lovely reminders.

 

by: Adam Brady  (chopra.com)

“The basic function of each being is expanding and contracting. Expanded beings are permeative; contracted beings are dense and impermeative.” -Thaddeus Golas, The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment

Life is a dynamic experience. At times it may feel like your life is static and fixed, but the bigger picture shows that you are actually in a state of perpetual flux. Bodies come and go, as do emotions, moods, perceptions, and personalities. Sometimes a situation or change helps you expand and grow, other times it might lead you to contract and withdraw.

While this expansion and contraction is a natural part of life, people tend to rely on contraction during stressful times. Contraction is like a default coping mechanism. Under the stress of change or upheaval it’s easier to fold into yourself. Despite this habitual tendency to contract, expansion holds the most promise for growth, transformation, and happiness.

Consider that an expanded being would generally be more inclusive, more encompassing and spacious, able to fill up the world with the biggest and best version of himself or herself. On the other hand, a contracted being would be tight, constricted, and compressed into a solid, dense, and immovable core. An expanded being is like a wave, spreading out across time and space. A contracted being resembles a particle—stationary and fixed in one location at a given time.

Think of this in terms of a star. A healthy star, such as the sun, shines and radiates heat and light. It sends out expansive waves of energy in………………
1. Ask yourself, “Am I expanding or contracting in this situation?” Simply bringing awareness to……..

2. Refuse to complain, gripe, gossip, or air grievances. These behaviors are heavy, sluggish, and constrictive. They lead to…….

3. Be a smile millionaire. This is a simple and enjoyable way to……..

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