Tag: economic crisis

Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

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How do we explain how one day can be rosy, and the next day with clouds hanging overhead? Has anything really changed but our viewpoint?

With an economic crisis, we are more vulnerable to the glass-half-empty mentality, which only provokes more fear. A glass-half-empty state of mind is consumed by lack, and we need to prevent these fears from reaching epidemic proportions. Why? Fear freezes in its footsteps. Fear causes mental paralysis and impedes creativity. Once we cease moving and stretching our minds, we lose direction and momentum.

Creativity moves, stretches, bends and can mold itself into unusual shapes to fit anywhere. Creativity is a flexible state of mind that links up with Divine imagination to gather solutions, and it energizes everything it touches. Creativity is a mental gymnast who can do backbends, cartwheels, flips, and walk through walls. Obstacles don’t scare creativity because problems are recognized as optical illusions, mirages – vision impairment. Read more

9/11 and the Wake-Up Call for Capitalism Reform

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What if we invited Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung to speak on the economic crisis? They would recommend a round table discussion where sociologists, psychologists, philosophers, physicists, and economists would meet. They’d chant in unison that this isn’t just a numbers game. These two men would bring the soul of business to question and they’d ask us: What are the key spiritual operating principles in business today?

They would clarify the mythology and synchronicities playing out in the business world. Both of these visionary men would recognize the events of our nation as a cultural dream with profound mythical meaning. They would proclaim that there’s benefit in looking at national events as cultural dreams by taking the symbols into consideration.

Then, we have something that’s more than newsworthy. We have a powerful teaching story, a contemporary parable with the potential to heal and restore our culture to balance. We need journalists who can bring the story – the collective dream — and its meaning to the forefront. Read more