For the prosperous, it’s not about getting more stuff or having more stuff, it’s about having the freedom to make almost any decision you want. Freedom is the greatest prosperity. Freedom to breathe fully. Freedom to choose one thought over another. Freedom to love as fully as my heart desires. Freedom to stand taller than my circumstances without fear. Freedom to grow. Freedom to learn. Freedom to be aware. Freedom to be in the present moment. Freedom to meditate and be still. Freedom to make choices that allow me to spend my time in ways that are enriching
Ignore the promises you have to keep. What? Why would I promote not keeping your promises? I wouldn’t. Not really.
What do you want? If you consider your answer to this question, outside of anything immediate, like I want to get to bed at a decent hour, indulge in a pedicure, spend a couple days at the coast, become fluent in French, a fresh bowl of strawberries, etc., what would you answer to what you really want in life? “The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.” -Ben Stein A spiritual intuitive consultant asked me recently, “What do you want? Seriously, Barbara, what do you want in this
Sometimes we do both. Here, with a brand new blog, I’m doing both. Dipping a toe, because with writing, it’s really the only way to create. One word at a time. One toe being soothed by cool, clean water. But diving in with honesty about the journey. Diving in with emotion and spirit. Diving in with love as I, a travel writer, explore inwards here – rather than journeying outbound. And why the name health, prosperity and love? They are the words I chose at the start of 2015. Well, they’re close. I chose feeling words – because how we