How To REALLY Help The World’s Poor…

Think you’re helping poor people in 3rd world countries by buying that pair of Tom’s Shoes, because they give a free pair of shoes to a poor person for every pair you buy? Think again. We are a prosperous nation, and we are a generous people. But failure to understand basic economics shows how our donations to these countries, with the best intentions, actually does much more damage and keeps people down.

I urge you to watch this 5 minute video all the way through…

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Identity, Happiness and Failure.

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Your “Identity” shapes your life.

Identity is a fascinating thing. I’m referring to your internal belief structure as to who you are and how you fit into this world. Eckhart Tolle defines it this way, “In the egoic state, your sense of self, your identity, is derived from your thinking mind – in other words, what your mind tells you about yourself: the storyline of you, the memories, the expectations, all the thoughts that go through your head continuously and the emotions that reflect those thoughts. All those things make up your sense of self.

The vast majority of people have never consciously thought about what shapes their identity, thus it happens unconsciously. But how you define your identity determines whether you are happy, emotionally stable, balanced, easily controlled by others and beyond this, it has a huge impact on your experiences in life.

And yes, you can change your self-identify. The most straightforward way of changing your identity is to become conscious of your own internal “Identification Process”. When you become conscious of this process, you can choose to detach your sense of self from external forces or influences that have no business being part of “you”.

Here are some examples of how you trap yourself into your identity, and how to change your circumstances…

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The Future is Bright for SciFi Fans!

You know that I’m a super SciFi fan, and the future is looking good for me (us). Here’s what I’m looking forward to in the near future…

FIRST, I’m definitely looking forward to the next Terminator movie. From what I understand, this new movie acknowledges only the first two Terminator movies, leaving the failures to waft away into the wind as they should…

SECOND, I’m really looking forward to two new Star Wars series. One is called the Mandalorian, and the other will bring Ewen McGreggor back as Obi-Wan Kenobi…

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