Thursday, 22 June 2017

Passive Aggressive Behaviour

Daily OM: If you've ever found yourself repressing your anger and behaving in other ways to get your point across, you may be someone who is adept at engaging in passive-aggressive behavior. Although passive-aggressive behavior is recognized as a psychological disorder, it also describes the behavior that many people use to cope with confrontational situations. Such behavior has the outward appearance of being peaceful, yet it is really an attempt to express oneself in seemingly passive ways--usually without accepting responsibility for doing so. For example, someone who doesn't want to attend an event with a partner might engage in behavior that causes them to be late or miss the event without ever admitting to their partner that they never wanted to go to the function at all. Procrastination, inefficiency, stubbornness, and sullenness are some of the many ways that anger can be expressed indirectly.

It is important not to judge ourselves when we engage in passive-aggressive more>>>...

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original Light of Truth Oracle artwork by Matthew James
Challenges is equivalent to The Hanged Man image in traditional tarot decks. Overcoming setbacks and obstacles with fearless determination, as no door cannot be opened, no puzzle cannot be solved. It just takes an understanding of the forces working with you, and the forces opposing you. Its an understanding of why there is opposition, and why you are faced with the challenges you are, at this moment in time.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

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Things We Can’t Control

Daily OM: The idea of trusting the universe is a popular one these days, but many of us don't know what this really means and we often have a hard time doing it. This is partly because the story of humankind is most often presented as a story about struggle, control, and survival, instead of one of trust and collaboration with the universe. Yet, in truth, we need to adhere to both ideas in this life.

On the one hand, there is much to be said about exerting control over our environment. We created shelter to protect ourselves from the elements. We hunted for animals and invented agriculture to feed ourselves. We built social infrastructures to protect ourselves and create community. This is how we survive and grow as a more>>>...

"If you still believe in magic, you're subject to enchantment'

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

'We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.'


Daily Om: We have all had the experience of worrying about something at some point in our lives. Some of us have a habitual tendency to worry, and all of us have known someone who is a chronic worrier. Worry is an extension of fear and can be a very draining experience. In order for worry to exist, we have to imagine that something bad might happen. What we are worrying about has not happened yet, however, so this bad thing is by definition a fantasy. Understood this way, worry is a self-created state of needless fear. Still, most of us worry.

One reason we worry is because we feel like we're not in control. For example, you might worry about your loved ones driving home in bad weather. There is nothing you can do to guarantee their safe passage, but you worry until you find out they have reached their destination unharmed. In this instance, worry is an attempt to feel useful and in control. However, worrying does nothing to ensure a positive outcome and it has an unpleasant effect on your body, mind, and more>>>...

'The plan, a memory of the future, tries on reality to see if it fits'

Robin Symbolism

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Tuesday, 6 June 2017

'To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone'

Discovering True Selves

Daily Om: When we want to see deeply into the heart and mind of another person, soul seeing, also called soul gazing, allows us to see their soul. The soul is the purest expression of an individual and is not bound by physical forms or fleeting emotions. Through a simple art that involves looking deeply into a partner's eyes, soul seeing can show you a person's inner beauty that you might otherwise miss. It is possible for someone who appears cold to have a warm, giving, nurturing soul or someone of average appearance to have a beautiful soul. Soul seeing is a way of looking past shapes, sizes, attitudes, and behavior to see the real individual that lies beneath the surface. It allows you to see the true essence of another person, the radiance of their being, and their spirit within.

Soul seeing is accomplished by sitting face to face with another person. It is helpful to first state your intention before you begin. As you stare softly into each other's eyes without stopping to look away, each of your souls is revealed to the other. Try not to look for anything in particular or seek traits you're hoping to more>>>...

Sunday, 4 June 2017

'All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream'

Rainbow Lorikeet Totem Medicine

In The Shadow Of Lizards - The Secrets Of Power - David Icke

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions"

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Crimson Rosella, Australia

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know.” ― Mark Twain

Saturday, 3 June 2017

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Time The Great Healer

It's always difficult leaving a place behind. Especially where its somewhere you've spent numerous years at, and you have so many happy memories attached to the place.

You will feel quite sad for sometime. There is a period of adjustment as you strive to leave your past behind you. If you have taken many photographs, and have plenty of memorabilia, of the place you have left behind this can both help and hinder the adjustment period. At first it may be too painful to look at the photographs, as fresh memories of the place will come to mind; thoughts that you last had consciously when you were there will surface, and because thoughts don't adhere to conscious time, you may get the strange feeling of having just been at the place when 'you thought that thought'. Eventually, however, you will find that it won't be as painful to look at the photographs, and they will become a comfort to you. Slowly, new memories in your new place, or home, will replace the old thoughts, and the great healer known as time will have helped you.

You will have fond memories and a set of photographs to help you remember a former home when the memories start to fade, as they do.