Like a good little perfectionist I’ve been holding off on posting about Law 7 – the Law of Dharma or Purpose in Life – in Deekpak Chopra’s Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. Why? Well, I wanted to have it all together in my head, to have figured it all out before I started. Let me state for the record that I’m still a very long way from ‘having it all together’ and understanding the breadth and depth of this most inspiring yet intimidating of spiritual laws. But while I was procrastinating on this post three things happened that moved me closer to getting the dynamics of Dharma and my own purpose in life than any amount of desk research could ever do.
I love Fridays, and not because it’s the last day of the work week for most of us. As any working parent knows weekends and days off merely signal a change of tasklist! No – I like Fridays because it’s Law of Detachment day in Deepak Chopra’s, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success the day on which I was first introduced to the strangely comforting concept of the ‘wisdom of uncertainty’.Continue Reading
I’d never heard of the Reticular Activation System (RAS) before being introduced to the concept at an Empowering Communication Program (ECP) I undertook at The Radiant Group in Sydney few years back. It was explained to me as the system in the brain that manages, among many other things, the ability to focus attention and the filtering of information between the conscious and unconscious mind. When you focus your attention on something the brain, being the highly efficient little organ it is, filters the myriad of data received each day and passes on the information that seems relevant.Continue Reading