There are so many wonderful things going on in our world – so many people helping people, joining together for the good of all or working independently helping one person at a time which then ripples out into the world.
Where do you put your time, focus and energy? On worry, fear, escape? On joy, optimism, contribution? Do you see possibility or road blocks? Are you saying “YES” to life with the willingness to experience the richness that exists?
Dr. William K. Larkin says “We are heliotropic in our nature. That means literally that we are sun-seeking, but it really means that we are made to go toward growth and light, toward uplifting and encouraging. We are made for life and living, not for fear and withdrawal and a life of caution.” I believe that is true.
So if you like to read the news before bed – or first thing in the morning with your coffee or tea, try some uplifting news…
The TED Talks are full of “ideas worth spreading” and are coming to Portland March 31st. Here’s one –
Abundance is our Future: Onstage at TED2012, Peter Diamandis makes a case for optimism — that we’ll invent, innovate and create ways to solve the challenges that loom over us. “I’m not saying we don’t have our set of problems; we surely do. But ultimately, we knock them down.”