(Be difficult to offend – Listen to everyone’s point of view without judgment)
(Be open minded and detached)
Principle 2 You can’t give away what you don’t have. You have to be love to give love.
(If you try to love someone, but don’t love yourself, you can’t)
(Be the change you want to see)
Principle 3 There are NO justified resentments. Blame has no place in your life.
(A snake bite will not kill you. But the venom which stays in you will.)
(If you carry resentment for any reason, that resentment will harm you.)
(Ptangeles, Yoga Sutra. If you become steadfast in your abstentions of thoughts of harm concerning others, all living creatures will cease to feel enmity toward you in your presence.)
Principle 4 Don’t die with your music still in you!
(Thoreau: Some of us march to a different drummer) We need everyone to actualize their potential
(Live your passion)
Principle 5 Embrace silence.
(Go to the place within you where there is no division, there you find the answer)
(Go into nature)
Principle 6 Giving up your personal history.
(Embrace the facts of the past – they made you. But give up your attachment to the past. Live in the now. You can create what you want regardless of your past.)
(Like the wake and the boat: The wake does not make the boat go)
Principle 7 You can’t solve a problem with the same mind that created it.
(Rewrite you cognitive map – admit you were wrong. Move on!)
(I no longer intend to make the same choices which have not served me, so I choose differently now)
Successful relationships are built on keeping your focus on the positive.
Principle 8 Treating yourself as though you already were what you want to become.
(Fake it till you make it – comes from “Let the weak man say I am strong” Bible)
(Words have power – what you think and feel expands)
Principle 9 Treasuring your divinity (You are part of the all around you and the Source)
Principle 10 Wisdom is avoiding every thought that will weaken you.
(When you are having a thought that is disempowering you – shift it into the positive.