By Guy Finley
The more you identify with some imagined place -- or time -- where you will at last be able to slow down and rest, the faster you rush to get there.
Start Stepping Out of Anxious Thoughts and Feelings
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There is no worry so great, no anxious rush for resolution so strong, that these terrible twins cannot be taken up, reduced, and returned to their basic nothingness by that mind brought back into its native quietude. Learning to be still is not just the remedy for our self-wrecking states, but proves to be their permanent cure.
If anxious thoughts and feelings had any power to help us reach some place in life where, finally, we'd be released from the pain of always feeling rushed... don't you think we'd have reached there by now!
If we want to understand why we feel troubled as we do, we need only "tune-in" to the parts of ourselves we're listening to. All the "sounds" of life are revelatory, but none are perfunctory; so, if we keep hearing discordant thoughts and feelings within us -- whose vibrations disturb us -- Our unrest continues only because of an unseen interior choice, and to see the truth of this is to realize one of the great keys to the
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Guy Finley is the best-selling author of The Secret of Letting Go, The Essential Laws of Fearless Living, and 35 other works that have sold over a million copies in 18 languages worldwide. His work has been featured on hundreds of radio and TV networks including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, NPR, and PBS. Guy has spent the last 30 years showing individuals the authentic path to a higher life filled with happiness, success, and true love. Finley lives and teaches in Merlin,
where he is Director of non-profit Life of Learning Foundation. www.guyfinley.org. Oregon