How Healers Cast Their Magic

Even those of used who are blessed with good health can feel unbalanced at times, whether that’s from busy schedules, travelling, unhealthy eating, jet leg travelling or the everyday pressures of life.

It’s important that we don’t allow seemingly manageable sources of tension to build up, as that’s when our emotional and physical energy levels dip and good health is replaced with stress, tiredness, migraines and even depression. So if your emotional and physical energy levels are really low it will reflect on your health trust me!

What we really need is to create harmony between our mind, body and soul… Take better care of ourselves! And most of us will have an excuse… “No time” Therefore, when it’s not possible to jet off for a few days of relaxation, indulge in a quick recharge with a visit to a healer.

Why To See A Healer

A healer uses positive cosmic energy to heal many different problems by clean negative aura (atmosphere that surrounds our body) and open our chakra channels (seven centres of spiritual power in the human body).

Healers use the power of thought and energy to help guide you – they can help you with the first steps to balancing energy and help you to feel calm.

I am not talking about magic healers that claim to use spells to bring back an ex or to create a successful business! My advice is, don’t ever get involved with magic, it will turn against you in a bad, bad way!

What Do You Feel?

You may not immediately feel a difference after the first session, although it all depends how “blocked” you are. It’s always good to take a few healing sessions to start seeing results.

Some people feel warm energy from the hands of the healer, some people see bright colourful lights when closing their eyes and some just feel relaxed, switch off and fall asleep. 

My first experience was very interesting! I went to see a female healer in London who worked with energy and helped to open blocked chakras.

The only thing I had to do was lay down on a massage table and close my eyes, as she worked her hands over my body, moving the energy up and down, side to side (I could not see or feel the energy).

Beginning of the session I just could not lay still, I wanted to leap off the table and run away. As she touched me with very lightly with her fingertips over the main chakra points, I felt some tingling sometimes. My energy was all over the place and my thoughts were jumping around directionless, I could not calm down at all.

But slowly, my mind and body started to relax and become quieter, when suddenly she said ‘we are done for today!’

She explained to me where my blocks were and that she had opened all of my chakras and that it was normal that I would feel tired for the rest of the day. Her advice was, to take it easy and have an Epson salt bath in the evening.

The result was that I emerged calm and emotionally uplifted. The world was beautiful and despite being a control freak at that time, I was not worried about anything – I was cocooned in a feeling of safety.

I continued to visit the healer until I was calm and balanced enough to be in control of my self.

A Healer Can Help With:

  1. Overcoming depression
  2. Dealing with fear
  3. Balancing emotions
  4. Professional or personal stress
  5. Regular illness
  6. Finding the right path
  7. Being positive
  8. Letting go
  9. Unfulfilling activities or relationships
  10. Unblocking the energy flow

Find The Right Healer For You:

  • Ask for recommendations from family or friends.
  • The healer should charge you only for his/her time, not for the energy (energy is free in the universe)
  • Trust your intuition – you should feel comfortable with the healer, then your energy will respond.
  • A good healer will share his/her knowledge, so you can heal yourself too and get some good guidance.
  • Ask about his or her background and for how long and why he/she has been practicing.
  • What is the name of the practice and if he/she can describe it?
  • Look up reviews of their services on the internet!
  • A healer usually charges from £75 an hour – £250 for two hours.

The truth is, that we can heal ourselves and we all have the power to do so, we just need to believe in it and take the time to practice connecting with our inner self. Commit to daily meditation; take time for yourself and to check in with your spirit.

Most Healers Practice:

1. Reiki

2. Crystal Cleaning

3. Energy / Chakra balance

4. Acupuncture

5. Reflexology

6. Ayurveda

7. Quantum Touch

8. Singing Bowls Healing

 

With love,

Your Grace Guru

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3 Powerful Practices That Can Heal Your Mind!

It is common knowledge that human beings have a mind, a body and a soul. While the body is widely understood and has been studied for many years, the soul remains the subject of speculation and is often relegated to the spiritual realm. The mind is both understood and misunderstood, yet it has many powerful roles it plays in your life.

It is crucial to understand that your mind can actually heal many of the illnesses that you suffer from. When many people hear this, they tend to be skeptical since they cannot understand how the mind would allow the body to bear the burden of disease when the former can heal. The problem is that many of us don’t know exactly how the mind heals the body. What we forget is that there is a process and some practices that will make the healing powers of the mind effective. These practices are the subject of this article.

But how did humanity arrive at the fact that the mind heals? Have you ever heard of the placebo effect? Let me explain. A placebo is a ‘pill’ that contains no medicinal value. When people are given such a pill in the belief that they will be healed, they do in fact end up healed. What is the rationale? It is not the placebo that heals but the belief that it can heal. In essence, the beliefs, thoughts and emotions you hold are very crucial in determining whether or not you will be healed from a certain illness.

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When considering the role of the placebo effect, modern medicine is experiencing a paradigm shift. It is becoming obvious that treating illnesses will take more than conventional medicine and surgical procedures. It is general knowledge that eating a balanced diet, getting some sunshine, fresh air and engaging in physical activity will lead to a healthy life. But you and I know people that follow all these instructions yet still fall unwell.

The fact is that health is more than taking care of your physical body. If you fail to check your mental and emotional conditions, you are likely to become sick just the same as not having a balanced diet or not following the usual health and fitness guidelines. Doctors are discovering that there is more to wellbeing that the lessons learned in medical school and through years of practice.

Medical research indicates that through meditation and visualisation, you can adapt your genetic makeup to make yourself less vulnerable to illnesses. Moreover, even where you are afflicted by an illness, you can significantly accelerate the process of healing by conditioning the mind to believe it can heal your body. In essence, healing is possible through harnessing of the powers of the mind.

Powerful Practices That Promote Healing Through The Mind

Now that we have understood the nature of mind healing, let us delve into a few practices that you can adopt to benefit from this powerful process.

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  1. Intense Imaging

Through your mind, you can create images that resemble what you want to see in real life thus fostering healing. Have you ever imagined something painful or pleasant to the extent that you shed tears even when it was only your imagination? Your mind does not differentiate between imagined and real images. When you focus on a certain issue intensely, your body cells are influenced by the images you choose to hold in your mind and believe in.

What you need to do is to create a belief that will change your situation positively. For example, a sick person should focus intensely on healing and begin to experience associated feelings and emotions. The more powerful images of a healed body that a patient creates and focuses on for long durations, the faster the healing will come.

  1. Heal Restrictive Principles

Your thoughts contribute immensely to your beliefs and the latter are crucial to the type of programming in your mind. It is through your beliefs that you make sense of the stimuli you receive from the external environment. Also remember that even when you are holding powerful positive visualisations and you still hold to your restrictive beliefs, this inherent contradiction will limit healing.

To change this situation, be vigilant of what you think and believe throughout the day. Arrest yourself when you begin to drift into negative thinking. Every time you realise you are thinking negatively, change your wavelength to positive thinking. It does not matter if you had powerful visualisation when you woke up if the rest of the day you are holding to you limiting beliefs.

  1. Heal Emotional Trends and Injuries

Over time, you will accumulate a lot of regrets, anger, anxiety, fear and worry related to your interactions with other people. These negative emotions do not leave you unscathed. Your central nervous system receives this communication and passes the message to the cells. In the same way, when positive events take place in your life and you feel happy, the central nervous system sends the same information. Your emotional state in turn determines your health and the ability of your body to heal.

To change this situation and experience healing, do not deny negative emotions or fight them. Rather, detach yourself from the emotion and observe how it affects you. You will realise that this emotion will come and pass, you don’t need to be engrossed in it. More importantly, learn from negative emotions, practice gratitude in your life and you will see how fast healing will come from your mind into the rest of your body.

With Love,

Your Grace Guru

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Take Control And Say Bye To Stress Today!

One of the most common phenomena in human life is stress. No human being is immune to stress. Experts say that some level of stress in life is necessary. However, when stress builds up to unmanageable levels, it can result in sickness or senseless or even violent behaviour. It is therefore necessary that you become aware of the presence and role of stress in your life, as well as strategies that you can use to overcome it.

Let us look at some of the triggers of stress in your life. Imagine you have had a bad day at work, with your boss harassing you when you know very well you did not commit any mistake. On the way home, your car decides to break down right in the middle of the highway. It takes time before you get a breakdown service to tow your car to the garage. By the time you reach home, it is already late and your spouse will hear none of the reasons you are giving.

The night is long. Since you skipped food, your stomach begins to rumble in the middle of the night. You cannot sleep because your boss wants a solution to the problem you had during the day. The dogs in the neighbourhood decide the will hold a barking competition this very night. Just as sleep begins to invade your territory, that annoying neighbour begins to play loud music. As you reach out for headphones to save yourself from this new form of terrorism, your clock alarm rings to remind you it is time to wake up – or is it to just rise from the bed?

By the time you reach your workplace, you feel like the world is completely on top of your head. The first person you meet will be lucky if you greet them. They might even escape with a few scratches. The entire day will be punctuated by irritability, conflict and mistakes in your work. At the end of the day, if nothing is done, you will arrive home spoiling for a fight with everybody. That is what stress does to you.

Fortunately or unfortunately, you may not even be aware that you are stressed. Many of us think they are having a normal day. Isn’t conflict part of life? Are people not created differently and likely to clash? What we do not know is that something is eating us up inside. Sooner or later the small problems we ignored begin to grow and become a river of stress and internal conflict that we cannot stop. Stress management is the solution but stress awareness is the beginning point.

How Do You Know You Are Stressed?Look Out For The Following Stress Indicators!!

  • Your blood pressure increases uncharacteristically.
  • Blood sugar increases, and this is dangerous if you are suffering from diabetes.
  • Your heart begins to beat faster than normal.
  • Food takes longer to digest – you are likely to have constipation.
  • Your sex drive takes a nose dive.
  • You become irritable and likely to get into clashes with people around you.
  • You lose concentration and begin to multi-task without accomplishing anything in particular.
  • Your immunity decreases and you begin to suffer from colds and other illnesses.

These 15 Practices Will Help To Relieve & Manage Stress Or Anxiety!!

  1. Meditation: This practice brings relief, peace and contentment to the body, mind and soul.
  2. Take a walk: Take time to walk through the woods, along riverbanks and lake shores.
  3. Sleep: Practice sleeping in a dark room for about eight hours daily.
  4. Massage: Have somebody perform body massage on you to relax your muscles.
  5. Music: Listen to your favorite, soothing music.
  6. Sports: Engage in a favorite sport with friends.
  7. Humour: Watch a television program or attend live comedy performances.
  8. Visualisation: Practice visualizing positive images that you would want to see in your life.
  9. Diet: Eat more fruits and vegetables and drink a lot of water while minimising on starches.
  10. Beverages: Avoid caffeinated drinks, carbonated beverages and illegal substances.
  11. Rest: Take time off your busy schedule to visit a quiet place where you can relax.
  12. Family time: Don’t take office work home; instead give time to your family.
  13. Yoga: This is an established exercise regime for rejuvenating the body and mind.
  14. Charity: Find a way to bring relief into the lives of less-privileged people.
  15. Aromatherapy: Internal and external use of aromatic herbs will bring relief.

 

With Love,

Your Grace Guru

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BOOK REVIEW: “F * * k It, The Ultimate Spiritual Way” – John C. Parkin

Ironically perhaps, the author John C. Parkin is in the business of spirituality. He lives in Italy and manages a retreat centre there. Many are probably shocked by the title, but even more are probably intrigued and curious. Why would a spiritual and good man have something to do with this careless and gross urban expression, let alone advocate it?

The Purpose

Mr. Parkin is a modern-day spiritual adviser who offers general information in his attempt to provide help to those who seek emotional and spiritual equilibrium. A book can reach the mainstream of society, and the practical and easy means by which the healing techniques are done can apply to everyone. They can be fun and are laced with dark humour to add. The world is such a tense place, and a sense of balance within ourselves needs to be struck soon.

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What It’s Not

Fuck It: the ultimate spiritual way is not the ultimate eastern spiritual way. The expression is all western in the first place. It does not require as much time as traditional meditation does. Time after all, is an expensive commodity. Instead, the very simple and practical techniques can be looped into one’s daily routine without upsetting it.

The Principle

How does “fuck it” work? It works both ways: relax and release pain and tension, and energise. The book teaches you of letting go, of acceptance, of not giving a fuck, of giving up and knowing it’s ok. It is a shortcut to the long process of the eastern way, but gives results just the same. It takes away the tension over things that are hard to control at the very moment. But it can also bring in energy depending on how you say it. ☺

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Go get yourself and those you care about a copy now! This unconventional and therefore refreshing book is worthy of your time and money, if only because it is the first of its kind. No new language to learn, just two power-packed words.

With Love,

Your Grace Guru 

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Omg! Where Have You Been Chia Seeds?

OMG!  These ancient black seeds must be the healthiest food on the planet! Amazing benefits for your body and brain with so little calories. Loaded with fibre, high quality protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, various micronutrients and of course antioxidants. It helps you to lower risk of heart disease, high in bone nutrients, improve exercise performance (an easy cheat instead of an energy drink!), lowers your blood pressure, reduces your blood sugar and the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

But don’t think that chia seeds can help you to loose weight! No, no they only to reduce appetite but have no significant effect on your body weight – it has been proved!

Start your day with this delicious and healthy Coconut Chia Seed Pudding Breakfast!

Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan, Delicious!

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Ingredients:

3 tbsp chia seeds
12 ounces Coconut yoghurt ( vanilla optional )
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp honey ( organic liquid, can also be Manuka honey )
fresh strawberries or raspberries
coconut chips

Preparation:

1. Mix coconut milk, coconut yogurt, and honey and mix until combined.
2. Add chia seeds and give it a good stir.
3. Divide into three portions and cover with plastic wrap.
4. Let sit for 1 hour or until set.
5. Decorate with fresh berries and coconut chips.
6. Feast on and enjoy!

You can even enjoy this mouthwatering pudding as afternoon treat or dessert!

With love,

Your Grace Guru

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Success For A Woman 101

I grew up listening to the cliché, “behind every successful man is a woman.” You and I have heard it repeated countless times, especially when a successful male entrepreneur, political leader or professional are being honoured. The woman gets a mention for her support for her man. But it is just that – a mention.

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Have you ever taken time to ask yourself whether the wife, girlfriend or lover of a successful man is also successful? If we phrased the threadbare statement the other way round would it still be valid and acceptable to society? This is what I mean: Behind every successful woman is a man.

I guess you will have a problem agreeing with this statement especially if you consider the history behind successful women you know. Very few, if any, successful women can attribute their prosperity to men. I want to state this from the onset because I intend to discuss other approaches to success for a woman with no man involved, at least not significantly.

Tested and proven strategies that bring success to a woman…

The approaches I will suggest here are not silver bullets towards success for a woman. They will not yield success overnight. Do not expect that you will miraculously wake up successful simply because you followed what I am proposing in this article.

I have endeavoured to study successful women and to come up with the principles that most of them used to arrive at their current statuses. There is no particular formula or way of succeeding. How you mix and match these principles is largely dependent on you and you alone.

These principles have been used by women entrepreneurs, actresses, musicians, talk show hosts, TV personalities, sportswomen, politicians, academicians and women in all careers you know of. Each of them has found success in their own ways.

 Here are 12 crucial principles that result in success for a woman:

1. Meditate Regularly

It is unfortunate that many of us associate meditation with yoga and conclude that because we are not Indians or Buddhists, meditation is not our thing. What many women do not know is that meditation is not a preserve of any religion. Anyone can and should meditate.

Most successful women have regular meditation sessions. They take time to connect with their inner self. When you meditate, you take time off from your daily activities, create some quiet time, and imbibe positive energy.

Make meditation part of your life. That is what you need to interact effectively with colleagues, customers, your boss and family members. Further, after a hard day’s work, you need to tap into your inner reserves to get the energy you need to work on other projects.

  1. Take One Day At A Time

Success for a woman comes after a hard day’s work. There is no genuine success that will come your way of you don’t work for it. It is crucial therefore that you take every day as it comes. The trouble of a single day is enough for that day. Why try to deal with yesterday or tomorrow on the present day?

Plan your day and handle what is humanly possible. That is what success for a woman entails. Remember there is that child waiting for you at home, or there will be at some point. Juggling between your family, career and societal demands is challenging, but if you want to be successful, you must live one day at a time.

  1. Adapt To Situations

Success for a woman means getting into many situations that demand different attitudes and reactions. Such situations arise at work, at home, in business negotiations, in the social scene and so on. How will you balance different situations?

To be regarded as a successful woman you must be ready to face the good days as well as the bad ones. The mark of a great woman is the ability to come out happy and triumphant at the end of whatever situations you are facing.

  1. Learn To Shift Your Mental Focus

Success for a woman requires a lot of deliberate mental effort. For example, what happens when there are unpleasant issues confronting you and you feel you cannot get rid of them? Remember if you had a bad day at home it is possible to come with those feelings to work and project them on others.

The solution lies in shifting your thoughts to something pleasant. It is not an easy task, but it is necessary. Even when unpleasant thoughts invade your mind at night think about the things that make you happy e.g. your children, travel or shopping. Concentrate on your previous success to find motivation for current challenges.

  1. Set Priorities

When pursuing success, it is possible for a woman to forget that she is just human. Many times, a woman chews more than she can swallow. The multiplicity of tasks and roles that must be accomplished can befuddle you to the point of losing focus. The temptation to multitask is high.

Successful women know how to prioritize. After all, you have only 24 hours to perform your tasks and almost a third of this time will be spent sleeping. The best strategy in this case is to prioritize. List all the tasks that you have to do and rate them in order of importance and urgency. Do not let what you can do tomorrow affect what needs to be done today if you want to be a successful woman.

  1. Excel At What You Do

Success for a woman comes through excellent performance. I am not talking about perfection, but doing your best in whatever you do. In a world where women are considered inferior to men in many societies, nothing beats a woman who knows her trade and accomplishes with the highest level of expertise.

The best strategy to overcome negative comments and reactions to your roles and position as a woman is to work diligently and deliver quality services and products in whatever you are tasked to do. People will respect you for your accomplishments and will find it hard to find excuses to discriminate against you.

  1. Watch What You Eat

You are what you eat. I know you have heard this so many times before that you wonder why I have to repeat it here. The question is: do you believe you are what you eat? There is an obesity epidemic and many women are practically disabled or are at the risk of imminent death because of poor eating habits.

Success for a woman demands that she eats a balanced diet. Kindly discard those sweet but nutrient-deficient fries from your diet. Those hamburgers, soft drinks and salty foods that you eat in excess are not the diet of successful women. You need to have a healthy body to function optimally, and it starts with your choice of diet and the times you when you take your meals.

  1. Exercise Regularly

The modern successful woman is confronted by a unique but delicate situation. Our foremothers (is there is anything like that) worked in farms or performed manual duties while their husbands went out to look for food and other necessities. Today, the workplace is more of a stationary desk with a computer where almost all transactions are carried out. The proliferation of lifestyle diseases is the dreadful repercussion of this lifestyle.

Success for a woman means not only eating well but also exercising the body. You need to go out and practice yoga or run regularly. Alternatively, you can attend a gym and exercise under the guidance of a fitness trainer. Endeavor to stretch out your body and overcome excess weight / fat. Working out rejuvenates your body and mind while nourishing your skin and making it look younger and healthier.

  1. Don’t Try To Please Everyone

Bill Cosby, the great American comedian was once asked to give his secret of success. He retorted that he did not know the secret of success but he knew the one for failure. “The secret of failure is trying to please everybody,” he said. That is timeless wisdom on having your own principles and adhering to them.

Successful women set their goals and set out to achieve them. They do not bother doing what others want. Remember you cannot please everybody because everyone will want you to meet a different set of expectations. You will end up not pleasing anybody and will create more enemies.

  1. Listen To Critics To Know Where To Improve

Do you get exasperated by people talking negatively about you and wonder when they will stop? Yes, they will, but that will be when they have bid your farewell as you transit to the next world. Successful women know that people must talk about them and a great chunk of what is said will be negative.

Your work is not to bother with the negatives. Rather, listen to what is being said with an eye for improvement. People don’t discuss issues or objects that have no significance. The fact that they are talking about you is enough evidence that you have impacted their lives. Gather what is important from their criticism and find ways to incorporate it in your plans without informing them.

  1. Watch Less TV

You might be wondering what is wrong with me or what my problem is with TV. You may be the type of woman that cannot do without a soap opera or that addictive movie series. Probably you are the political type that must watch news and political analyses without fail. But have you ever wondered what value TV has in your life.

The most successful women list TV as a non-priority. Instead of spending the entire day watching other people acting and making money, successful women engage in other productive pastimes. For example, they read inspirational books or those that relate to their professions. Leave TV to the average achiever or non-achiever. Live such that you can be the subject of a TV program, not the viewer.

  1. Keep A Circle Of Genuine Friends

You are a human being and human touch is very important for your success. You need to have a circle of genuine friends in all spheres of your life, be it professional or social. You need people who can listen to you, offer advice, critique you constructively or simply be there for you.

To be successful, you need people who feel you. They must be people who share your ideals. I am not just talking about your family. You need more than that. This circle of friends will keep you motivated and informed. Successful women do not succeed alone. I need to conclude by saying that behind every successful woman are these twelve principles and especially a clique of genuine friends.

 

With love,

Your Grace Guru

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Better Your Life – Stop Being A Busy Bee!

In the quest for a better life, people hustle every day. It appears to be a virtue and a reason to rejoice for you to be busy throughout your life. Busyness has become the norm to the extent that we think it is mandatory to be engaged in some kind of activity all the time. But is that really true?

Understandably, in a world where economic conditions do not favour the majority, those who idle around or want to live on the generosity of others or the state are frowned upon. You and I know people who have two or three jobs. Such individuals sleep for a few hours as they try to get as much money as possible to make ends meet. But is that the ideal life?

I want to suggest that none of us likes being so busy that we fail to enjoy even the money we work so hard to earn. Busyness is not what many of us want to portray it to be – a virtue and something to be proud about. We do it out of necessity.

Reversing the ‘Busyness’ Trend

Did you know it is possible to earn a living, start living and still avoid glorifying busyness? Here’s how:

  1. Living in the Present

Being busy does not negate the fact that you have a real life that encompasses family, friends, interaction, pastimes and challenges. Your family, friends and community need you and you need them equally. Life is not all about working ceaselessly. You must create time for people and institutions that encourage and motivate you through your daily struggles and challenges.

Living in the presence means that you recognise the roles other people play in your life. It implies reaching out to your children, partner and other relatives in mutual support. It means participating in the life of your community and reaching out to the less fortunate. None of these ideals can be achieved when you are engaged in endless activity.

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  1. Avoid Multi-tasking

I once heard that women are better at multitasking than men. I used to consider multitasking a virtue – not any more. You and I know mothers who spend time on social media when they return home after a busy day. This despite the fact that the parent has been away at work most of the day; the kids were in school, and the only time they have to interact is spent by the parent surfing the internet.

Next time you go to a restaurant, take time to observe what people on the same table, who came together to socialize, are doing. More time is spent looking one’s phone as opposed to talking with each other. Multitasking is a form of busyness and it is killing relationships at a very high rate. Why not set the phone aside and look at your partner as you engage in productive communication?

Me and my friends have set up kind of a rule, we don’t put our mobile phones on the table when having breakfast, lunch or dinners together. Only if there is something urgent and we expect an important call. It is really important that we spend a good time together and connect with each other!

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  1. Remember to Attend to Yourself

Being busy most of the time robs you of the most important person – yourself. I really don’t know what exactly people mean when they tell one another to take care. Is it about security or body hygiene? What is clear, though, is that unless you attend to yourself you will soon lose the steam and health to be busy.

Those who own cars understand the importance of fueling and regular service. Why then do we forget to take care of the very body, mind and soul that make our busyness possible? Take time off and spend it with yourself, you will discover so much. Pamper the body by eating a balanced diet and exercising. Look for the best lotions and perfumes to moisten your skin. Never forget to meditate and connect spiritually with the Supreme Being and your fellow beings.

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  1. Delegate Tasks

At the risk of appearing to be delivering an academic lecture, allow me to remind you that you are not everything in this world. Your company needs you but you are not indispensable. The institution you work for was there before you and will continue to operate the day after you are laid to rest at the cemetery. In essence, life can and will go on without you. Your busyness will not save you from the fact that time a time will come when you will have to exit.

Learn to share out tasks instead of attempting to do everything yourself. There are many other employees working under you or with you who have the same or similar responsibilities. Younger workers also need to learn how to perform the tasks you are carrying out. Hallo? There is something called succession management! Even in your own business, your children need to learn so that they can take over when you are too old to work or when your turn comes to join your ancestors in the next world.

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Before you become a workaholic with no social life, remember the following:

  1. You cannot carry the entire world on your shoulder. Busyness will not help you to solve all the problems of an organisation or family.
  2. Your body has a limit. It cannot work forever and regular periods of rest are necessary for you to operate maximally the following day.
  3. You are a social animal. You need others and they need you. Being busy is akin to severing a limb from your body.
  4. Busyness exhausts your body and the more you work in this state, the less productive you become.

  1. Your life is more important than material belongings. What you need is a sense of belonging to a family or community. Busyness is vanity.
  2. When your history is written, you will be remembered for what you did to change peoples’ lives and not how much money you earned.
  3. You are part of a community. You are either an asset or a liability. The best way to become an asset is to participate in communal events.
  4. Stop glorifying busyness. Don’t talk about being busy as if it is winning a billion dollar lottery.
  5. Develop a program for your life and determine to have more time for yourself, your family and the community.
  6. Remember you only live once and there will be no rehearsal. Don’t wait for the time you will be less busy to take care of other important matters because that time will never come.

I did struggle with being very busy especially when I just started my business 10 years ago. I was and still am very ambitious, but I forgot and didn’t know about how to take care of my body, spirit and mind at the time. But after a while, when loosing the control, social life and not paying attention to my family, thanks god I have reacted and started looking for how to balance it all. Today I must say meditation and taking time off for myself and with friends/family is great benefit for me and everyone who is around myself to! I can proudly say that!

With love,

Your Grace Guru

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