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302: Living a Life of Joy by Steve Pavlina

2016-10-08 | 🔗

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Episode 302: Living a Life of Joy by Steve Pavlina (Being Happy & Optimistic).

Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of self-help topics, including productivity, relationships, and spirituality. Steve has been quoted as an expert by the New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Daily News, Self Magazine, The Guardian, and countless other publications. He's also a frequent guest on popular podcasts and radio shows.

The original post is located here: http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/05/living-a-life-of-joy

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and on that known locker waste any time slots chump right into the post and start off rising your life living life of joy by steve have steve pavlovna dot com how do you know when you're living your purpose the present moments begin to feel perfect when you live on purpose your relationship with time changes dramatically you're no longer be looking for happiness somewhere in the future you stop saying to yourself once happens then all be where i want to be then i'll be happy instead you will to your present and say this is exactly why i wanna be right now and nowhere else nothing could be more perfect in this precise moment the imf not accompanies the state is joy joy result total acceptance of your present moment whenever you project the consciousness away from the present moment and seek happiness and another time or place you leave joy behind what our part
you're being fully embrace where you are right now you can't help if you'll joyful most likely i reach the stage yet but it's well within your cable nobody to do so you can reach it by following your internal compass by says your current emotional state and comparing into the state of joy he can get a sense of your distance from the state you can in point where you are at any time along the levels of consciousness scale inner peace is right next to joy you try i a little further out far beyond lies anger and really far away is fear the more powerless you feel the further you are from joy and the more you're resisting what is if you're far from joy you cannot simply jump to this state immediately and stay there for a long he might be able to expand to temporarily such as through meditation but this if there is a real life will soon pull you back to your previous level but conscious intent you can eventually reach the state and make it your default and the way you do
this is to keep re point in your life in the direction of joy by making better decisions whenever you're faced with decision even seemingly mundane ones such as what d for your next meal choose a option that brings you closest joy dhabi the option that makes you feel the most powerful it will not surely be what makes you feel joyful especially for you are currently in a very negative state if you're currently deployed you may have zero choices are produced join this moment but you will have i'm choice that makes you feel more powerful and alive than others and that is the choice our turn your life in the direction of joy if you're feeling fearful and worried profitable ashen you can find one which to feel greedy or angry does perfectly fine greed and anger are both higher states than fear they are closer to joy his beard out of anger and out of fear since all turn you in the direction of joy assume liability grass beyond anger do not be yourself if a seemingly negative state like anger is the best you can must but this time in your life you cannot expect
more from yourself than your best the anger will pass and you'll soon be able to climb the latter towards more positive stays if you're in a deep negative state such as depression you'll have to pass through higher negative states first before we can reach the positive ones so going from depression to anger is a very positive step in the right direction if you proceed in this manner with every decision you can eventually you will reach the state of joy and made him in time but you will eventually reach it and make it your default state joy is in fact your natural state being babies the state very easily be their fully in the present moment did you not beat themselves in the past or future when your joy or your life flows with ease and lightness existence is no longer struggle why these stop resisting the present moment you stop creating problems for yourself resist increase internal problems like stress fear and disease but also creates exe colonel problems i conflict scarcity and injustice we learned
do the direction that creates the most join your life your life will become joyful experience in each and every moment and of it is easy to accept an embrace any present moment in which you feel joyful they will naturally perpetuate itself joyful feelings great joy actions which produce more joyful feelings too it of joy enables you to stop worrying about your survival to start fearing what may or may not happen and dust fighting your present moments you'll easier and easier to satisfy your needs this will allow you to direct your consciousness outward and interact with a world without fear people see much less threatening to you strangers will smile i e more because they'll pick up on your joyful state positive people will be drawn to you like a magnet and you'll soon find your life was empowering relationships support you need will come to you and this in turn give you the energy and drive to embrace a true purpose so
they make decisions i bring you as close to joy is possible even if it seems very distant first as soon you'll find your life becoming more joyful you have free wilson so in any moment you can decide to move towards joy or away from it the choice is yours here listen to the post hidell living a life of joy by steve avellino steep having a dot com while reading that i couldn't help but think well eating train for dinner would bring me joy so does that mean i should do that but when how about a little more maybe one spoon would bring the joy but after that i don't think it would be as i know how bad i would be to have ice cream for dinner say i think egg that would he say here seven heard it presented in this way of thinking now this mornin maybe read it again now subsidies episode few want to me online support the show financially or otherwise send a message any of that stuff just come by old podcast art com
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