Working on the self is single handily the most powerful thing anyone can do to positively influence the events taking place on the world stage. It all begins with an intention/desire to work on the internal world. After showing effort and willing the universe will provide the necessary catalyst/opportunity for such personal development to occur. Usually this happens synchronistically with the right book/person/teaching coming across your path at the right time.
Sometimes lessons are disguised in unfortunate events so we must practice discernment in life’s situations. Suffering can be a great tool for growth if used effectively. Of course its different for everyone and different people learn in different ways. Working on the self is also different for everyone however there are some universal practices/truths we can all adhere to in relation to self work. You will find practical information on personal development here.
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