7 Ways to Stay Spiritually Balanced

Written by Catherine Franz


When we find spirituality, or it finds us,repparttar experience feels surreal. We begin to feel like we're walking on a tightrope between two different worlds. We become ungrounded and loose touch withrepparttar 125455 physical side of life. When our spiritual mission becomes clear, it is even truer. Learning to breathe and to walk between these two experiences until they merge can be a tough balancing act. Itís easy to choose and get lost inrepparttar 125456 new experience because it feels so good and so right. Regular aspects inrepparttar 125457 physical world seem less important and get set aside, many times incomplete.

This tightrope doesn't haverepparttar 125458 same thinness asrepparttar 125459 rope we think of inrepparttar 125460 circus. A spiritual path is actually onrepparttar 125461 ground and wider even though it feels like walking on air at times. If you step to one side, you engulf yourself totally inrepparttar 125462 awe of spirituality. The other,repparttar 125463 physical world. And because of its alluring influence, it is easy to understand why we prefer to be there.

There are ways to mergerepparttar 125464 two experiences. Here are seven techniques to help balancerepparttar 125465 tightrope:

1. Maintain or start new physical activities. Go running, play tennis, take a walk, or workout. Allow love to pour intorepparttar 125466 tennis racket. This is a neat experience if you haven't tried it before. Allowrepparttar 125467 physical activity to merge with a spiritual part. Walk with a loving heart, say your favorite poem or prayer, and feel it in each step. Dorepparttar 125468 same when making beds, running errands, standing atrepparttar 125469 copy machine, takingrepparttar 125470 kids to soccer, or washingrepparttar 125471 car. This chasesrepparttar 125472 doubt away and invites high attraction vibrations in.

2. Caring for others. Take care of your family, yourself, pets, and others in your life. Allow themrepparttar 125473 amount of space they need to learn, falter (yes, I said falter), and grow. Place yourself on that list, so, set time, and space aside for you as well.

3. Keep financially stable. It is easy to say, "Do what we love andrepparttar 125474 money will follow." Lean too much onrepparttar 125475 spiritual side and you stop taking action andrepparttar 125476 money dries up. This is like wishing to winrepparttar 125477 lottery without buying a ticket. One difference with balancerepparttar 125478 two --repparttar 125479 right people show up atrepparttar 125480 right time. People sometimes think that when you find spirituality,repparttar 125481 money just finds you. This can't be furthest fromrepparttar 125482 truth. It means that you will find it easier to attract what you need if you continue to take action. If this is a learning and growth period, it takes massive action -- action for learning and action forrepparttar 125483 regular action. As hard as this one is to balance and maintain, nevertheless it is feasible, millions of people do so daily.

What to Tell Interviewers When You Bailed Because of Your Boss

Written by Bonnie Lowe


You're at a job interview. You're doing great, answering questions left and right. You're enthusiastic, upbeat, confident. Then they ask, "Why did you leave your last job?"

An image of your former boss, red-faced and screaming, pops into your head. He was such a jerk! You desperately want to vent your frustrations and tell them why you HAD to quit, but you hesitate, thinking... is honestyrepparttar best policy in THIS situation?

Have you ever heard that saying, "Discretion isrepparttar 125454 better part of valor?" It applies here.

There's no better way to present yourself as a whiner than to complain about a former boss or job. Even if you left a job because your boss was an egomaniac who took credit for all of your hard work, verbally abused you in front of others, and poisonedrepparttar 125455 plant on your desk, don't say anything bad about him/her during an interview. If you do,repparttar 125456 interviewer may think YOU have a problem with authority or canít get along with others. After all, they don't know you. And as authority figures, they may more easily identify with your maligned former boss than with you. It's best not to count on them believing YOUR side ofrepparttar 125457 story, even if it ISrepparttar 125458 truth.

So instead of saying "My boss was an incompetent idiot," consider one ofrepparttar 125459 following responses, whichever fits your particular situation best. Remember to stay positive and enthusiastic.

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