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How to Create Life Balance Between Dreams and Habits

An Excerpt from Wayne Dyer's Bestselling Book Being In Balance

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
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How to Create Balance Between Dreams and Habits — reprinted with permission from Being in Balance (2016 reprint) by Dr. Wayne Dyer

An excerpt concerning life balance published with permission from the beautiful, newly reprinted Being in Balance, Hay House, Inc. (2016)

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird sleeps in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities…”
— James Allen

One of the huge imbalances in life is the disparity between your daily existence, with its routines and habits, and the dream you have deep within yourself of some extraordinarily satisfying way of living.

In the quote that opens this [article], James Allen poetically explains that the dream is the magical realm out of which newly created life emerges. Buried within you is an unlimited capacity for creation, what Allen calls “a waking angel” that’s anxious to plant seedlings to fulfill your dreams and your destiny.

True imagination is not fanciful daydreaming, it is fire from heaven.”
— Ernest Holmes

I simply couldn’t resist adding the Ernest Holmes quote describing this dynamic imagination as “fire from heaven.”

They’re both appropriate invitations and reminders that Continue Reading

Simply Get Started

A recent caller to my radio show began by telling me what a terrible guy he was— addicted to procrastination. He said he was paralyzed and couldn’t do any of the things he wanted to do. Of course, I immediately thought, don’t believe everything you think! Isn’t procrastination really just an illusion? You can stop putting pressure on yourself. You don’t have to do any of those things you’re worried about. The evidence is that you haven’t done them and you’re still here, aren’t you?  If you really wanted to do something, wouldn’t you simply do it? Procrastination is one of those excuses, born of fear, that we use to keep ourselves stuck.

Let’s say that you now want to push past the illusion and get started. First, forgive yourself for doubting that you can achieve whatever you set out to accomplish. Give thanks for the wonderful gifts you are now ready to share with the world. According to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, acknowledged as one of the true giants of creativity, the way to get something done is to start it. The act of beginning an enterprise, no matter how small a beginning it is, ignites power. We’ve all had a brush or two with procrastination, but the story doesn’t end there. I have used such helpful tactics as putting a date on the calendar when my task will be completed, “assigning” myself to sit at my desk until the job is done, Continue Reading

Dr. Wayne Dyer on QVC March 5, 6, and 7th 2010!

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
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Known by his legions of fans as “the father of motivation,” Dr. Wayne W. Dyer is the author of 30 books, creator of audio programs and videos, and has appeared on thousands of television and radio shows. Now, Dyer joins us with “Excuses Begone,” plus a book/CD/DVD combination created especially QVC®. Let Dr. Dyer help show you how to change lifelong self-defeating thinking habits to allow life and all of its abundance to come to you.

See Dr. Wayne Dyer on QVC March 5th, 6th, and 7th! Click Here for the program guide!