Living in the Now Book –What to know about it?
Each of the 99 pieces in Living in the Now has practical advice to help you live in this world as the spiritual person you are. They can be read in any order, and daily reflection on them is a useful application. They offer insight on fear, anger, happiness, aging, boredom, desire, patience, faith, forgiveness, acceptance, commitment, love, purpose, meaning, fulfillment, meditation, being present, quieting the mind, letting go of the past, healing conditioning, dealing with emotions, trusting life, trusting your Heart, and many other profound topics. They address many questions that are raised by the spiritual search. After reading these pieces, you will feel more loving, happy, appreciative, and at peace, because they will help you become more present and aware of your true nature.
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Self-created ego causes many people to sabotage themselves
There are a variety of ways to stop yourself from sabotaging yourself. One simple way is to stop thinking about what you want to achieve. Try keeping a journal of the thoughts and behaviors that trigger your sabotage. Once you identify those triggers, creating new and more productive reactions is time. Mindfulness is an important tool for self-improvement and can be cultivated in any setting.
Self-sabotage is often motivated by low self-esteem or warped beliefs about one’s capabilities. While some people may be simply lacking in abilities, other people’s low self-esteem stems from an ego-driven sense of worth. Traumatic events in one’s life can cause a damaged sense of self-worth, disabling one’s connection to their true nature – the essence of light, love, and expansive capacities.
Accepting the present moment
To live in the present, you must not be emotionally invested in the past or future. Past and future are simply information, knowledge, and projections of possibilities. There are many methods to achieve this, but the common theme is focused attention. Here are some ways to practice being present. You may also want to consider observing the actions and reactions of others. You should try a meditation or hypnosis session if you feel like over analyzing your surroundings.
To live in the present moment, let go of your expectations and accept the reality around you. We cannot control everything around us, which is not always as planned. But practicing acceptance will teach us to let go of things we cannot control. Once we learn how to accept life as it is, we will be able to enjoy it more. Whether we like it or not, we must not compare it to what we had planned.
Entering a state of flow
Entering a flow state is a skill you can learn to enhance your performance. It is a state of complete focus and engrossment when the usual chatter in your mind dissolves, leaving you in a non-distracted zone. The first step is to identify a challenge. If your goal is to enter a flow state, choose something difficult but not impossible. Otherwise, you’ll become bored and overwhelmed and never reached the level of subconscious competence you seek.
Finding tasks that are challenging yet within your skill level is essential. You’ll have to take risks to enter the flow state, but they don’t have to be dangerous. Just make sure you’re putting yourself in a situation where you control the outcome. This way, you’ll be more likely to achieve flow. By finding challenges you’re passionate about, you’ll become more likely to experience flow.
Active waiting as a tool to enter a state of flow
Active waiting is a technique for entering a state of flow that allows us to be fully present in our tasks and is a useful way to practice mindfulness. Active waiting involves creating an environment that is quiet, unhurried, and free from distraction. Active waiting is a natural way to enter the flow state that many people experience, and it also promotes focus, allowing us to enjoy the moment fully.
Gina Lake –the Author of Living in the Now Book
Gina Lake is a nondual spiritual teacher and the author of over twenty books about awakening to one’s real essence. She is known for her work in the field of nonduality. She also possesses a gifted intuitive ability and is a channel. She holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and has over thirty years of experience assisting people in the process of spiritual development. In 2012, Jesus began channeling his words via her to write books. These teachings from Jesus are not based on any particular religion but universal truth. The next year, in 2017, Gina and her husband, a nondual spiritual teacher, began giving Christ Consciousness Transmissions to groups online through weekly meetings and monthly intensives. This was done at the request of Jesus. These energy transmissions are a direct line of love and healing that speeds up the spiritual development of anyone who receives them. Approximately 175 different messages from Jesus are available to listen to on Gina’s channel on YouTube. You may find information about her publications, online courses, transmissions, a free ebook, and audio and video recordings on her website.