When I meditate I try to clear my mind. Stillness is the purpose and thoughts are unwanted. From the meditative state I begin to FEEL much more of what's going on around me. I can sense things that are hundreds of feet away...even through the walls. Our FEELING capacity is very EVOLVED. We...
It can happen over time, or it can happen instantaneously. As soon as you shift into a new "vibrational frequency", everything changes right then and there. It just takes most people lots of baby steps to get to the change. That said, the change itself happens in a split moment.
I've learned that humility is the magic ticket. Our egos are so present, trying to push the situation around, but we usually don't realize that our ego is the problem--it's trying to hold us back. We can travel far and wide and create anything in our lives if we let the ego get out of our way!
Let go of the past trauma. Then you can live in the present moment--they call it a gift for a reason! But you can't enjoy it when you're worrying. But worrying over what? Yesterday or tomorrow. All right, forget about that. Live right now. You can do it! :)
I understand the point being made, and I agree that Being and self-reliance are the ultimate prizes.
However, I think many people require self-improvement because the bottom line is that their lives (strategies) don't work.
Personally, I feel that it boils down to your intentions. Do you...