Republicans Democrats – Christians Muslims – left right – black white

Come together, right now…
The Beatles said it best.

Wow! The world seems to be pretty divided right now. Just last night I heard Democrats screaming that the Republicans are the problem with America, and then I heard Republicans screaming the Democrats are the problem. Four years ago I heard that President Trump will make America great again. And twelve years ago I was told that President Obama would make America great again. So which is it? 

From where I’m sitting (I’m an Independent. I don’t need a party to tell me what to think, I can think for myself, and you should too), both sides, and all Americans want the same things. Good income, safe neighborhood, strong house, choice of good food, respect from others, and hope. If you actually read the Republican and Democrat platforms they are almost identical on intent, but worded differently. Here is the problem; we all have similar basic wants, both parties tell us they want us to have our basic wants, so why are we fighting about it? 

You might be thinking that the Democrats are only helping the poor, and the minorities. And Republicans only care about the rich and powerful. Well here’s the thing, 90% of politicians in our government, ARE MILLIONAIRES. Does someone who has every need and most wants met know what the person making $10,000, $30,000 even $100,000 a year needs or wants? There is a huge disconnect, and yet we the 98% fight with each other over which party loves us more. I will use president Biden as my example. He has been a democrat leader for 47 years, he is paid by our tax dollars. HOW DID HE BECOME A MILLIONAIRE? Sorry I got sidetracked, Biden has spent 47 years working for us and nothing has changed except his families bank accounts. But it’s not just Biden. It is 90% of our leaders. 

Everything has two sides, it takes two to tango, two to fight, two to create life. I believe that you can attribute this to a law of the universe known as the law of duality. Which states that everything has an opposite. Light – dark, big – little, or up – down. Our emotions also operate on this law. As in happy – sad, or love – hate. Now I want you to think about this; at what point does hot become cold? Or when does light become dark? To a nocturnal animal nighttime is bright as day. However to you and me it seems dark. I am freezing when the temperature drops below 60°, I live in South Florida where thankfully it doesn’t drop that low very often. But if you live in Canada it may feel extremely hot at 60°. I’m not bad for feeling cold, and Canadians aren’t bad for feeling hot. 

The point I’m trying to make is that we all see the same things in different ways. Which is exactly how the universe is designed. We are normal, we are operating just as the universe intended. Once you realize that we are all the same, have similar wants and needs, and our differences have been designed by God, Allah, the Universe, or whatever you believe created us. Then you can see our differences as blessings from a creator, and open your mind to other points of view. We will all see, feel and think differently. You will never think exactly as I think. It is impossible. We may have similar beliefs but we will never think exactly alike, because we have had a different set of life experiences, and that’s ok. We can be different and still be friends 

We all need to take a step back and look at each other as if we are one and the same, because we are! The only way to become one country, one world, one universe is by embracing our differences. By being grateful for our differences and respecting our differences.

The Golden Rule

I’m sure you’ve heard of The Golden Rule? Do unto others as you would do unto me. Ie: treat people, animals, plants the way you want to be treated. You want to be treated with respect, treat others with respect. You want happy cashiers at the store? Treat them with happiness, want to be liked, be likeable.

I’m sure you’ve heard all of this before, it’s not new information. We all want to be treated with respect, we all need to be accepting of our differences, we all just wanna get along. So, as Nike™ says, “JUST DO IT”! Start getting along! Start showing respect! Begin the process by you sharing happiness, love and respect, and then watch how those same things come back to you.

We are all the same. One world, one giant organism. So we better get along, or we become extinct.

If we all do this the world would be an amazing place. After all if variety is the spice of life, then let’s embrace our own individual variety! Let’s change the world by changing ourselves.

ARIGATO MY MONEY

Gratitude is the key…

As the new year approaches, I thought that a little reminder that abundance follows gratitude might help you start your new year.

Yup, it’s true… what you’re thankful for today will be multiplied for you tomorrow. This is true in all areas of your life, however today I’m going to talk solely about money.

If you want more money be grateful for what you already have. I have seen this manifest in my life in a way that still seems rather enchanting. For most of my life I was always complaining about the lack of money I had. I bitched that others got the breaks and it was someone else’s fault that I was broke. Even when an unexpected bonus, or extra cash showed up in my life, I would complain how it wasn’t enough, why didn’t I get more, and then I would rush out and spend it. I would also complain as I spent my money saying “if only it was more, why don’t I ever have enough?” I would complain about how everyone has more than me, and I allowed this negativity to rule my life. Do you want to know what happened? More of the same, I never had enough, and I was never really happy.

Money is good.

Overtime, as I began transforming my life, by reading and researching happiness, positivity, natural foods and medicine, I started to see and feel a change. One day I watched a webinar by author and money guru Ken Honda (his book HAPPY MONEY is great). One point he really focused on was that we need to be just as grateful when we spend money, as we are when we receive money. As he states it “Arigato my money”, or thank you my money. I started to shift my thoughts to gratitude as I paid bills, even when I could not pay them all. On payday I committed to taking a couple of minutes to feel grateful for the money I received, and as I paid the bills, I actually said “Thank you” everytime I hit the pay button or wrote a check. I didn’t focus on the amounts of money in or out. I focused on the feeling of gratitude for having money.
    

Be grateful for your money… Giving and receiving!!!

Slowly I started noticing that somehow I had money left over, fifty cents one week, $10 another. It wasn’t overnight, but now I had extra money in my checking account. Not thousands, but enough to have breathing room. My credit score went from around 350 to over 700, all in less than a year. I stopped attaching worry, fear, anger and anxiety over my finances, and replaced those feelings with happiness and gratitude for my money.
    

This simple shift has brought me more abundance than I can say. It works with uncanny perfection. I believe it to be true that being thankful, or, arigato for our money will bring more contentment, confidence, and money into your life. I have lived the experience and it works… like a charm.

How will you embrace gratitude for your money in 2021? Will you continue to worry, and complain that you don’t have enough? Or, will you embrace gratitude for what you have? As is true in ALL things in our lives, The choice is yours, I know you will make the best choice.

#money #positivity #arigato #kenhonda #abundance #paybills #happy

Greatness takes time

     December 21st is the winter solstice as well as the shortest day of the year. How many of you noticed any difference between sunset on the 21st, vs the 20th? My Christmas lights come on at 5:30pm and it seemed to be dark about the same time as the day before. As a matter of fact I didn’t notice it getting darker for a week or more before the 21st.

The Grand Conjunction or the Christmas star 2020

     How many of you watched the Grand Conjunction? This was a once every 800+ year astronomical event where the planets Jupiter and Saturn pass close together forming a single bright star. If you had been paying attention throughout the year the two stars slowly came together. There was little difference of the spread everyday, however when you looked back over time the planets covered a lot of sky to come together.

Greatness takes time

     Nature takes its time to create greatness. We are a part of nature, and for that reason creating greatness in our lives also takes time. If you want to live a happier, healthier and more abundant life, you will need to take a step forward everyday. If you read one page in a book, and learn one small thing today, you will become smarter. However when you wake up tomorrow you will most likely see or feel no different. Your life will still be stagnant. Now on day two, three, and so on, if you continue to read one page, and learn one new thought, you will begin to see and feel the change. Now after thirty days, three months, or a year when you look back, you will see how much you accomplished, you will be amazed!

Started from a seed

     Day by day the little changes seem insignificant, but when you add them all up you will see the change as monumental. Just as the difference between December 21st and June 21st is like night and day, accomplishing, learning and growing everyday creates monumental changes to your life over time as well.

One step a day to achieve… ANYTHING

     If you commit to taking that one step everyday, I guarantee you that after 6 months your life will begin looking drastically different. You can be, do, have anything you want, but you have to commit to it daily. Take daily steps, but focus on the long-term change.
We, like nature, take time to achieve greatness.

Coming soon 2021…

     What’s up world? As I get closer to launching my book The Happiness Effect, I thought you might be asking yourself, “what the hell is the happiness effect?”

Well… have you ever had a day where you got what you wanted? You received the raise you asked for, you got the job, your partner said yes, Then while you were still beaming with joy, you noticed people around you seemed happy as well? Your happiness became addicting to others, you became a happiness attractor. This is an example of the happiness effect.    

Happiness is inside of you.

    Many people feel the need for money, alcohol, or drugs to create happiness. However you don’t need external sources of joy, you can create this emotional high simply by following a few simple guidelines.

The Happiness Effect will teach you the simple steps necessary to maintain your health, control and improve your mind, which will then attract abundance, guaranteed. 

     Inside of the book you will learn that you must:

Get your body right, 

to get your mind right,

 to get your life right 

     The first step in creating more abundance in your life, is to get your health in order. Ask any Navy Seal what happens to their brain during their training, where they are deprived of food and sleep. They begin to lose their cognitive responses, they stop thinking clearly. Your brain depends on your body to be in good health to operate at its best, and your body depends on your brain, it’s all connected, and once you learn how to balance it, you will create the spark that ignites the happiness effect.

Once your health is on the right track, you will need to create positive momentum in your life. Which means, you need to learn to see all events as a learning, growing, or simply a positive experience in your life. This is certainly easier said than done, however by reading The Happiness Effect you will discover simple tricks, or shifts that can make this a lot easier.

Part of this process is learning to be grateful for all things. You break your leg, find a way to make it a positive experience. Gratitude is a huge key to living a happy and balanced life.

Nature heals

Finally I share secrets into how getting into nature will create some FREE healthcare for you. Nature holds many of the keys to your health, happiness, and, in creating homeostasis in your life. Believe it or not, just by standing under a tree, you breathe in natural chemicals called Phytoncides, which increase cancer fighting cells in our bodies called NK cells, or natural killer cells,

https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/natural_killer_cell.htm

Just by going outside and breathing, you are healing yourself, and don’t forget about how beneficial sunshine is, with its FREE natural vitamin D supplement. Getting outside is important in creating your perfect life, and will many times, ignite the happiness effect.

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     I have copied the table of contents of The Happiness Effect below to give you an idea of what to expect from the book. Currently it is being modified, post editing. I have begun looking for an agent and publisher.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section 1:

THE SETUP 

  1. HAPPINESS HAPPENS 
  2. THE BASICS 
  3. MY STORY 
  4. PLANTING THE SEEDS 
  5. MY HARD LESSON TO LEARN

Section 2:  

HEALTH ISSUES 

  1. OUR CURRENT HEALTH SYSTEM 
  2. THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SCAM
  3. WHAT ARE PROCESSED FOODS?

Section 3: 

HEALTH SOLUTIONS 

  1. YOUR THREE LIFE CENTERS 
  2. NATURE PROVIDES
  3. SECRET FOODS FOR YOUR HEALTH
  4. EATING NATURALLY

Section 4: 

NATURAL FOODS 

  1.  FRUIT
  2.  VEGETABLES
  3.  HERBS
  4.  MISCELLANEOUS NUTRIENT BLASTS

Section 5 

CANNABIS & HEMP 

  1. THE GREAT CANNABIS CONSPIRACY
  2. CANNABINOIDS AND YOUR ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM
  3. CBD FACTS

Section 6

MOVEMENT OUTDOORS 

  1. YOUR BODY NEEDS MOVEMENT 
  2. NATURE THERAPY
  3. GARDEN THERAPY
  4. QUICK REVIEW

Section 7: 

POSITIVE THOUGHT

  1. YOU CONTROL HOW YOU FEEL
  2. YOU CONTROL YOUR CELLS…
  3. GRATITUDE FEELS GOOD
  4. COMMUNITIES AND A SOCIAL LIFE
  5. STOP WATCHING THE NEWS
  6. REWRITING YOUR STORY

Section 8: 

FINAL THOUGHTS 

  1. FINAL REVIEW
  2. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

The Happiness Effect

HAPPINESS HAPPENS. 

     Happiness is not something that you can buy at the store. It doesn’t grow on trees or spring up from the ground. Yet In our constant search for happiness, we will spend millions of dollars on books, tapes, and seminars that teach us how to become more satisfied with life. This could be the last book on creating happiness that you need to buy, because it will set your life’s foundation where you will be able to find positivity all around you. From this day forward you will be able to control your own life. You will know how to be healthy and positive everyday. When you are healthy, and your mind is positive, you will feel happy, which will lead to a life of abundance. It happens everytime. 

     For many of us the idea that not having enough money is why we are not satisfied with our lives. We have been brainwashed into believing that money will solve all of our problems. “If only I had more money I could…” However, money alone does not make you happy. You can have money, a nice house, expensive cars and vacations and still be miserable. You might be saying to yourself “everyone they show on television with money appears happy, the Kardashians look pretty happy.” Seriously, let me stop you right there. Money will only make you happy for a minute, before real life steps up and knocks you down. When challenges in life knock on your door, money won’t make you smile any more. 

     You might think a huge mansion, a new Mercedes, and a million dollar salary would instantly make you happy. These material things add to life’s enjoyment, definitely. But when your favorite pet dies, your health fails, or you don’t have any family or friends, you immediately forget how good the material things made you feel. Having lots of money and expensive toys makes life easier. Yes, no doubt about it. However, having things is not the answer. You must first find happiness inside of yourself, and then the abundance will follow you. Guaranteed. 

      So what is it about happiness that is so elusive? Why do we pay for books, videos, and seminars searching for the source of joy? What is happiness? Why aren’t we all running around with goofy grins on our faces? We all want to be in a total state of bliss, so why aren’t we? Why is it so hard to find consistent happiness? 

     According to Webster’s dictionary, happiness is; “The state of well being and contentment”. Happiness is only an emotion, it is only a feeling. Who controls your feelings and emotions? Only you! I could stop writing this book right now, because the key to happiness is YOU! There, you have it. The secret is out, the only thing stopping you from being happy is you. Your mind controls your emotions, good, bad, frustrated, relieved, tired, alert, joyful, angry. You control all of it. That fact alone should fill you with joy, and the drive to fill your mind with positive thoughts. We are our thoughts. What you think about today, you will become tomorrow. When you learn to control your thoughts you will become a psychic. You will know exactly how your life is going to turn out. You will know that you are going to be healthy, happy, and abundant. Because only you can control how you feel, and your feelings determine your satisfaction with life. 

      I was once asked, “how can I make my kids happy?” That is a great question and the answer is simple. You can not make someone else be happy. Remember what I just said, “Only you control your feelings.” Your children will have to learn how to create happiness for themselves, and they will. However, there is a secret that you can use to help your kids, or those around you to become and stay happy. Are you ready to hear this? It is not hard, I know you can do it. Here is the secret to helping other people be as joyful and positive as you. When you decide to be happy with yourself, and live your life with a positive, and grateful attitude, your kids, (and most people around you), will want to be like you.

     It’s an amazing feeling when you realize that this is happening. All of a sudden you will notice that most people around you are in a good mood. Wherever you go, people go out of their way to be positive. Your optimism becomes contagious. You will become a happiness attractor. Your enjoyment with life becomes a happiness magnet, to those around you. People will be attracted to your happiness mindset, you will all have big goofy grins on your faces.     

     You also need to know that once you decide to be happy and see things in a “good way”, good  things will start happening for you as well. It’s crazy, and it will seem like magic. Your happiness and positivity will bring good things to you, and to those you love. It is really amazing when you see this begin happening everyday. It’s what I like to call, the happiness effect…

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