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Gratitude to JOY!

I started to exercise again and when I was walking I came across this

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I certainly take this as a sign, well because it clearly is an actual sign that says “JOY” but it means so much more than that! I am discovering many joys in my life and as I start the next chapter of exercise it is certainly very inspiring to find this sign in the ditch. In my journey to find joy, well joy is finding me, and I owe it to gratitude! How cool is that? I am grateful for everything in my life and maybe this sign means something different. Tis the season to find joy and honor the world we live in. Perhaps this is simply a sign to brighten my holiday spirit!

I have been following signs for most of my life. Is it ironic that I worked in the sign design industry for many years only to step out and follow different signs in my life? In one way or another we are all following signs in our life.

I have always been saying everything happens for a reason. I am a full believer of seeing hidden signs in our life and letting them flourish with full potential. No matter how big or small, we are meant to find the signs we see, just as you were meant to read this.

We can be inspired by many things in our life and all we have to do is open our eyes and be ready to receive these wondrous joys. What joys have you found? Are you looking? What are you looking for? Sometimes you need to shut your eyes and let your heart find these things, they are everywhere and these joys will pop up anywhere in your life. Show gratitude for what you do have in life now and the joyous signs you see in your life will be your rewards of more things to be grateful for in your future, more signs of joy.

Joy to the world and let us be grateful for all that we have now so that we may find more joy to share with others in our future! Have a great day everyone!

Secret Money

With the holidays approaching each day we worry more about money, and having enough of it; enough to buy all the gifts we want and enough to pay all the bills. Some of you despise the holidays because you cannot afford to buy gifts.

 Let me shut the holidays off for a moment. Some of us are in constant worry about money, for a variety of reasons. I recently reread “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne, and below I have included an excerpt from her book, about money.  I certainly recommend reading this book if you have not already. It pulls together many great concepts to try, like the Law of Attraction.

 To attract money, you must focus on wealth. It is impossible to

bring more money into your life when you are noticing you do not

have enough, because that means you are thinking thoughts that

you do not have enough. Focus on not enough money, and you will

create untold more circumstances of not having enough money.

You must focus on the abundance of money to bring that to you.

 

You have to emit a new signal with your thoughts, and those

thoughts should be that you currently have more than enough. You

really do need to call your imagination into play and make believe

you already have the money you want. And it is so much fun to do!

You will notice as you pretend and play games of having wealth

that you feel instantly better about money, and as you feel better

about it, it will begin to flow into your life.

(Rhonda Byrne “The Secret”)

Sounds kind ridiculous at a first glance doesn’t it? It really isn’t. As I have said in the past, nothing is ever going to work if you don’t believe in it first. Now if you want to become rich overnight with only the thought that you will be rich over night that is ridiculous. This concept of already thinking you have enough money happens over time.  It is something you need to stick out, have faith and the right attitude, and you will see results. All results will certainly vary person to person, depending on your efforts with your new attitude toward money. If you need more money in your life, it starts right inside your head and eventually will manifest itself in to the extra cash you need. It is all about the Law of Attraction which Rhonda Byrne, Anthony Robbins, Bob Proctor, Zig Ziglar and many others have talked about. What you think about you draw to yourself. With money, if you constantly are worried about paying your bills you will always be worried about paying your bills. Get in the frame of mind that you have enough money to pay your bills and things will start to turn around. It works that way with all scenarios involving money.

 This concept of Money and the Law of Attraction has worked for many people I know, including my sister, who I cherish very much. She struggled with money for so long. Financial issues, employment issues, and she dug herself out simply by following the advice of Rhonda Byrne. Rhonda has helped my sister in many other ways as well; She is more financially stable, she is in better health, and she is in a deservingly outstanding marriage with one of the greatest guys she has ever meet.

 When I first read “The Secret” I was overwhelmed and skeptical but once I started to believe, things started happening to me, and for me. As far as money, I too was a person who was always in a struggle for money; I have been up and down all my life. But I first truly noticed changes in my life on the subject of money when I went back to work for a previous employer. I am getting paid the same now as I was before and life has drawn me back to work there. I have also been fortunate enough to make even more money on the side for multiple things as well.  Now, I am not rich or completely out of debt but I started this wave of attraction by simply visualizing a life where my bills are paid, where I can do what I want, go where I want and buy what I want. Keep those positive thoughts dominant in your mind. I was able to save enough money to fix some expensive things on my car. I am now able to buy things to help me boost my path forward to motivational speaking and working on a cruise ship. I have been able to do some fun things that my friends have invited me to. I am so grateful for the life I lead and what and who I have in it. I hope everyone knows that a life of gratitude is a positive life indeed.

 So if you find yourself living pay check to pay check, not able to pay your bills or even find a job, what do you honestly have to lose by giving in to the “Laws of Attraction” and manifest this extra money into your life. Start today, start right now! Have faith and patience as everyone’s time frame with success is different.

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Dr. Eric Perry, PhD

Psychology to Motivate | Inspire | Uplift

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