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Forgiveness and its connection to anxiety, depression, and overall health and happiness
Matt James Ph.D.
How many times have you said to yourself, "I wish I had more energy," or "I just don't have the energy to tackle that"? Here's something you can try.
In ancient times, Hawai‘i was almost completely devoid of mental and emotional diseases.
A Personal Perspective: Release your negative beliefs, create a vision, set goals, and take action.
In mainstream personal growth and self-help, gratitude has become the latest “super food.”
The Hawaiian concept of forgiveness differs from that of Western culture.
Saying "Let me think about it..." has energetic repercussions and affects the unconscious mind.
The medical community has finally accepted the mind/body connection that ancient healers and spiritual paths have known for thousands of years.
Is fear using you? Here's a simple method to help release fear and anxiety.
Many people are convinced that their personal reality is the real reality.
Gratitude may be the key to achieving your goals.
Gain wisdom and let go of the baggage holding you back.
Using the problems you are facing as a path to spiritual growth or forgiveness, without solving them, doesn’t lead to mental and emotional release.
Is fear holding you back? Try one of these techniques whenever you feel an old fear keeping you from what you really want in life.
In today’s world, truth seems to be a slippery concept. Learn how empowering the the Hawaiian practice of ‘oia’i’o’ can be in your life.
Tired of all the negativity and contentiousness? Learn how to use "toward" motivation to be healthier and achieve your goals.
Our healthcare system seems to be on everybody’s mind lately and it got me thinking. What exactly is the purpose of modern Western healthcare systems?
Sometimes, it feels as if the world is calling on us to do way too much. We can’t do it all—or more accurately, we can’t do it all well.
Do you ever wish you had your very own time machine, allowing you to recreate the past and project more positive outcomes in your future?
You want a great start to a new year, you have to begin with a good relationship with the past one.
Think things are impossible?? Think again.
Create a habit of healthy conscious thinking in just 10 minutes per day. Exercise and stretch your conscious mind.
A comfort zone that was once cozy starts making us feel claustrophobic. We want something more or different. We feel the urge to grow or expand.
A reaction and a response may look exactly alike. But they aren't the same. Which would you prefer to have?
Is it just me or are there a lot of angry folks out there? It just seems to be getting worse and worse. How do handle the energy of anger?
Do you know what’s really important to you? What you value most in life? Most people I meet haven’t spent much time on this question. Perhaps they should.
In nature, whatever stops changing and growing begins to dissolve or die. So it is with us.
Are your beliefs about money keeping you from living a prosperous life? What is sabotaging your wealth? A change in thinking may be all you need.
No matter what the topic—fashion, finances, or frappucinos—the conversation seems to be that “My way is right." Is this true? And why does it even matter? And at what cost?
Do you feel like you’re not enough? Is your Valentine’s Day doomed to be dismal? It doesn't have to. Find out what it means to right with yourself.
Holding a grudge? Want to let it go, not for their sake but for yours? Learn the ancient way Hawaiians stayed healthy and pono with the practice of Ho'oponopono.
Matthew B. James, Ph.D., is the president of Empowerment, Inc. in Hawaii and the author of The Foundation of Huna: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times.
Forgiveness and meditation techniques used in Hawaii for hundreds of years -- ancient wisdom for modern times.