How You Can Use Film/Television To Unleash The Courage Within

Written by Gabriel Daniels

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Cowards can never be moral.

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~

Some may feel thatrepparttar last quote by Gandhi above is a bit harsh, butrepparttar 138752 point is clear: cowardice is a bad and undesirable quality. It’s something we don’t want.

What we want is to be more in touch withrepparttar 138753 courage within, so that we can reach our highest potential, achieve more in life, and make a positive contribution to society.

With that in mind, I would like to share with you a technique on how to use film or television to help unleashrepparttar 138754 courage within. (Byrepparttar 138755 way, you can use this technique whether a show is based on a true story or not.)

You see, it’s not so much “what” you watch, but “how” you watch.

What do I mean by this? (You’ll understand in a minute.)

Basically,repparttar 138756 technique goes like this:

Just before watching any show that has characters who exemplify courage (of course, nearly all shows have them), give a direct command to your subconscious mind to reinforce “courage” in your being every time you see and feel it duringrepparttar 138757 show.

What you are doing is establishing a clear objective/purpose for watchingrepparttar 138758 show—in advance (something a lot of us don’t normally do).

For example, just before a show starts, sayrepparttar 138759 following to your subconscious mind (internally—not aloud):

“John/Jane (or whatever your name is), reinforce courage in my being each time I see and feel it.”

(Tip: I found that it’s best to give your subconscious mind a name—usually “your” name—since you’re merely talking to another part of yourself. Also, when you give your subconscious mind a command, or an instruction, trust fully that it will carry it out. Avoid doubt at all costs. Belief is very powerful.)

What this technique does is reinforcesrepparttar 138760 “feeling” of courage in your nervous system.

When you make it a habit of doing this, with allrepparttar 138761 shows you watch (we’re talking aboutrepparttar 138762 shows that include courageous characters, of course—again, nearly all do), you’ll notice a positive change in your life. Inrepparttar 138763 beginning,repparttar 138764 change may be subtle, but as time goes by, it will become more obvious.

Byrepparttar 138765 way, this can be used for any trait/quality you want to reinforce in your being (ex. love, sense of justice, etc.).

For example, if you wish to reinforce many qualities in your being in one sitting, just say:

“John/Jane (or whatever your name is), reinforce courage, love, and compassion (add as many qualities as you wish) in my being each time I see and feel them.”

(In fact, if there’s a particular show you like, one that has a role model of courage—you may want to accessrepparttar 138766 DVD/VHS of that show and watch it several times, while applying this technique. It would be even better if you could fast forwardrepparttar 138767 DVD/VHS and go straight torepparttar 138768 “specific scenes” where you felt couragerepparttar 138769 strongest. That way, you don’t have to watchrepparttar 138770 whole show all over again. Besides, you already know howrepparttar 138771 story goes.)

As you can see, this technique can be highly beneficial, since you will not be watching shows forrepparttar 138772 sole purpose of being entertained. Instead, you will also be watching forrepparttar 138773 purpose of reinforcing a highly desirable quality, such as courage, in your being.

As time goes by, you'll be more and more in touch withrepparttar 138774 courage within. It will be unleashed more naturally and automatically when you need it.

Gabriel Daniels publishes Confidence & Courage Tips...To Help You Realize Your Dreams. For tips, strategies, stories, quotes, and more... to empower and inspire you to take you can get what you want out of life, visit his website at: (For article reprint details, please check the website’s License Information section.)

10 Steps to New Life

Written by Judith Pennington

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5) FOCUS ON YOUR INNER BEING. Bring into your mind exactly what you want and need in your life. If you seek within and find a need for comfort, pray for comfort and it will appear in dreams, solace from others and synchronicity leading torepparttar right person, book or study group. If it is money or a life-partner that you want, then prepare forrepparttar 138726 change that is coming. Since you are shifting physical reality, expect and acceptrepparttar 138727 inevitability of change. See and sense it so that you don’t panic inrepparttar 138728 middle ofrepparttar 138729 stream and resist your coming good.

6) SEE THE DIRECTION OF FLOW. Double-check to make sure that you are working in accord with every aspect of your being. Where attention goes, energy flows, so make sure your energetic stream is flowing inrepparttar 138730 direction that’s right for you. Seerepparttar 138731 big picture.

7) BELIEVE WHAT YOU CONCEIVE. Once your desired outcome is firmly in mind, write it down feelingly so that it animatesrepparttar 138732 power of your heart. Be sure that your affirmation is credible. If you write, "I’m in receipt of $5 million right now," your logic will reject this as improbable. If it’s money that you want, decide what you need in order to accomplish your goals and declare that this sum is making its way to you. You have to be able to believe what you conceive.

8) CRAFT YOUR WISH. Create symbolic representations of your heart’s desire to energize it. You can draw your own images or cut out colorful, vibrant pictures from magazines. Place these images and your written affirmations where you will see them often, such as a bathroom mirror, refrigerator or computer screen, or all three! You could also create a poster of any size and dress it up with glitter, slogans or anything else that appeals to you. The more energy you put into your images and words,repparttar 138733 quicker your results. Desire propels intention, so let your feelings and thoughts empower what you want to manifest, knowing that what you seek is on its way to you.

Some of these manifestation principles are taught in a 12-week course that I’ve taken repeatedly, called "The 4-T Principles of Prosperity," byrepparttar 138734 late, great Unity teacher Stretton Smith. Story is a wonderful source of encouragement in this program, so I’ll share one of my stories with you.

Several years ago, I pasted a big picture of a cruise ship on a poster-board and tapedrepparttar 138735 poster onrepparttar 138736 inside door of my meditation room. Upon moving house, I hung it up onrepparttar 138737 door of my new meditation room, but paid no attention to it and only a few months ago restated my wish to teach on a paid-for cruise. After seeingrepparttar 138738 movie "Whatrepparttar 138739 Bleep Do We Know?!" I went into meditation, wrote three powerful affirmations and voiced them often overrepparttar 138740 past few months.

One of these affirmations was: "My heart is filled with love which pours out of me torepparttar 138741 world and returns in financial rewards and exciting opportunities to heal and be healed." Not only was I soon invited, out ofrepparttar 138742 blue, to lead an Oct. 4-12 Flow of Intuition cruise torepparttar 138743 Caribbean–join us!–as you can see from this newsletter, I suddenly find myself exorcising "ghosts" from my past while, by no coincidence, beginning to heal others through brainwave biofeedback training.

In my affirmation, I asked for exactly what my soul-self wanted and needed, but preferred to be open enough to receive unforeseen possibilities. These arrived quickly as I reinvested energy in them.

9) AMP UP THE VOLTAGE. If you have an open-minded friend, ask him or her to get together with you by phone or in person to support your goals. It’s best for your friend to paraphrase your affirmation with his/her own feelings, as in "I see hundred dollar bills drifting down all around you, and you joyously gathering them up to pay for your shiny new red Toyota." (Be specific, if you need to be.) Or, "I see and feel and know thatrepparttar 138744 perfect partner is awakening to your inner beauty and sensing how to find you right now!" (Be non-specific, if you are able to surrender to divine right order.)

You will be amazed atrepparttar 138745 difference it makes to hear someone else share your dream(s)! Energy moves quickly when two or more are gathered together to manifest good. Gather allrepparttar 138746 supporters you can.

If you and your manifestation partners are open torepparttar 138747 idea of prayer, it certainly helps to call on not just your power of mind, but alsorepparttar 138748 power of Spirit. In this case, you could phrase your affirmation in affirmative prayer: "God rejoices in giving you a shiny new red car so you can travel to that perfect job and your life will be blessed and enriched. You deserve everything good in life, andrepparttar 138749 power of Spirit within you grows stronger moment by moment to attractrepparttar 138750 infinite power of Good."

See howrepparttar 138751 energy amps up when we draw onrepparttar 138752 inter-dimensional energies of Spirit? Ifrepparttar 138753 word God evokes in you images of an angry, vengeful judge with a white beard, your partner can say, "God in you" or "The source of good within you" does this or that. It’s allrepparttar 138754 same. The God-energy doesn’t care about names.

10) BE JOYFUL, FAITHFUL AND PATIENT. Once you have amplified your affirmation, be assured that change is on its way. Watch for patterns and events foreshadowing this coming change and be patient as new beginnings take shape. You might get exactly what you asked to manifest, or what comes might be a prelude torepparttar 138755 real thing.

No matter what, expect that your heart, mind and soul are co-creating withrepparttar 138756 power of Love and that this work is already underway. Be grateful, happy and even joyful that this power exists within and all around you, waiting for your love and faith to animate it. You will never be given a stumbling block, only a stepping stone, and each will take you exactly where your soul-self needs and wants to go.

If you find that these energies stir up old thoughts and emotions, just open up, release them and let Love carry away what you no longer need. Do this consciously and repeatedly, if necessary. Remember that you don’t have to get wrapped up in past events; you can simply observe them and love yourself forrepparttar 138757 excellent healing work that you are doing.

Happy new beginnings! By courageously moving into your past, you are emerging onrepparttar 138758 other side of it into an exciting new life. You, as Light, enliven and energize us all!

Judith Pennington is a writer, singer and coast-to-coast teacher of meditation andrepparttar 138759 evolution of human consciousness. She isrepparttar 138760 author of The Voice ofrepparttar 138761 Soul, a compelling personal journey into meditative writing andrepparttar 138762 guiding wisdom ofrepparttar 138763 soul. Visit her primary website,, to check for a workshop near you, read excerpts from her book and sign up for her free e-newsletter, "The Still, Small Voice," and subscription e-zine, "OneWorld Spirit," dedicated to art, beauty, truth, spiritual politics and global peace.

Judith Pennington is a writer, singer and coast-to-coast teacher of meditation and the evolution of human consciousness. She is the author of a groundbreaking book, "The Voice of the Soul." Visit her website,, to read excerpts from her book, check for a workshop near you and read related articles in her free e-newsletter and subscription e-magazine.

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