The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. ~Mahatma Gandhi
Michael is the founder of The inspirational speaker Center and an
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
1. Think kind thoughts about yourself or others.
2. Speak kind words about yourself or others.
3. Act in kind ways toward yourself, others and the earth.
Developing a "kindness consciousness" is one of the most powerful ways to get out of our analytical, "it's all about me" mindset and into our true nature, which is joy and love. When we are projecting the qualities of love, kindness and compassion we immediately disconnect from the egotistical self, which creates most of our unhappiness in life.
If this seems unrealistic, simply try it for yourself. Think, speak or act kindly and feel depressed in the same moment. I have yet to find one person who can radiate sincere kindness and experience emotional misery at the same time. Personally speaking, I have found this magic formula to be the antidote to depression, fear, anxiety, anger, resentment, being judgmental and all other negative emotions.
So how is this possible? It's actua...