The Natural Laws of Positive Change

Most of the people that I know, value the truth.  The problem is that the truth can be difficult to discern.  In an effort to weed out the falsehoods of any problem one only needs to turn to history and ever present Natural Laws of our planet.  Natural laws are the eternal truths.  They never change so they are always dependable.  They never lie so they can always be relied upon in every situation.   

Take one of the most challenging issues people face; making positive changes in their life.  We all struggle with change because we are creatures of habit.  These habits take hold of our life because of one of the natural laws; The Law of Action.  This law says that we only do things for three reasons; to increase pleasure, avoid pain or for the love of another. Whenever we find an area in our life that we feel needs to be changed the Law of Action must be dealt with.  We used this law to form the bad habits so we have to use this same law to form the new and positive habit.  Think of this law as the “why” behind the “what” I want to change.

To aid us in doing this, we must use other laws that build on the Law of Action.  The Law of Positive Change creates the blueprint for fighting the pull of old habits.  The Law of Positive Change lays out three requirements needed to affect the changes we seek.  First, we must have a burning desire.  A burning desire to change, to reach the pleasure associated with the change and hopefully fueled by the love and support of others.  Second, the willingness to apply daily effort.  Change requires constant repetitious actions which will become the foundation of the new habit.  And third, we must be patient and allow time for the habit to take hold.  This law is the “how” behind the “why” I want to change.

Finally, we must rely on another law; The Law of the Stages of Time.  There are three stages of time; Past, Present and Future.  No more, no less.  This law supports all life on the planet.  It also pairs well with the Law of Positive Change.  The requirements of the Law of Positive Change unite with the Stages of Time. 

Requirements of Positive Change                                  Stages of Time                       

A Burning Desire                                                                    Future

Daily Effort                                                                                Present

Passage of Time                                                                       Past

Even with the support and guidance of the natural laws, we still will struggle to make positive changes in our lives but with these laws, change is always possible.

Anthony “Tony” Boquet, the author of “The Bloodline of Wisdom, The Awakening of a Modern Solutionary”

If this is my last post, I want all to know there was only one purpose for all that I have written; to have made a positive difference in the lives of others.

Our Motives Create Three Types of Actions

“Karma, akarma and vikarma are distinct actions in Buddhist and Hindi cultures.  Actions that are performed in terms of one’s prescribed duties are called karma. Actions that free one from the cycle of birth and death (Good) are called akarma. And actions that are performed through the misuse of one’s freedom and that direct one to the lower life forms (Bad) are called vikarma. Of these three types of actions, that which frees one from the bondage to karma is preferred by intelligent men.”

The above explanation of the types of actions dates back millenniums.  In modern western culture we still see these same three types of actions though they are not presented in the same manner nor do they use the Hindi titles.

First is the No Consequence Action; an action which seem to offer no evident consequences.  An example of the first type of action would be someone going for a walk around their neighborhood.  If they have no contact with any other living creature it could be viewed as the action having neither a positive nor negative impact, spinning off no future consequences. It is just an action; something which was done by someone effecting no one. In other words, “Do Nothing”.

The second described action, a Positive Consequence Action, would result in direct and indirect positive outcomes.  The person going for the walk stopped to help a neighbor load their car with groceries destined for a local soup kitchen.  Obviously this action was positive for the two loading the car as well as to those who will keep this act going once the food arrives at the kitchen.  “Do Good”

Finally, in the case of the Negative Consequence Action, the person walking through the neighborhood decided to steal the groceries; an act which would begin an ever expanding stream of negative ripples which would impact many people in a negative manner. Even the one person who stole the groceries, though self-perceived as reaping a positive outcome personally, will ultimately be impacted in a negative manner because of the self-incrimination they will carry in their mind.  “Do Harm”

Many people go through their lives experiencing consequences from an unidentifiable action or actions that cause positive or negative events in their lives.  We are all like boats floating on an ocean; effected by the waves created somewhere out at sea.  The only actions that we can affect are the ones we take ourselves; whether they are instigated by us or as a response to someone’s action.

The betterment of the world has always depended on the individual actions of each person.  When our individual actions are each based of the right choices, we do good things and our neighbors will be more likely to ride the wave toward taking positive actions themselves.  The same is true when we do the wrong things.

If this is my last post, I want all to know there was only one purpose for all that I have written; to have made a positive difference in the lives of others.

Anthony “Tony” Boquet, the author of “The Bloodline of Wisdom, The Awakening of a Modern Solutionary”

Success; Guided by the Three Laws of Motion

“Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.”

Solutionary, Sir Isaac Newton

I have always been driven to “climb the ladder of success”.  I enjoy that metaphor the most because one of my mentors, Zig Ziglar, when speaking on the topic of the goal of success was fond of saying; “I will see you at the top.”   He was not the only one who commonly envisioned success as a state of being higher than the rest of the pack; a journey that called for the traveler to pay an extra price for getting to a place of distinction.  Anyone who ever climbed a mountain or even a hill can attest that the higher you climb the greater the toll, the harder work and the sweeter the victory.  Continue reading “Success; Guided by the Three Laws of Motion”

Our Visions Change Our World

sun-rise-mountain_21191815This is a story about a young man who grew up in a verdant valley surrounded by foothills and a beautiful mountain to the east.  Every morning he would awaken before the sunrise so that he could view the unique majesty of the various images that the sun’s rays would create as they shot past the magnificent peak. He was amazed by the multitudes of colors and the contrasts of the rays depending on the amount of clouds or the seasons of the year. Continue reading “Our Visions Change Our World”

“The Locks of Intellectual Development”

Key & LockHave you ever been confused about whether you were being educated or trained?  What is the difference between a teacher and a trainer?  Do our colleges and universities deliver training or educations?  Can the company I work for provide education, training or both?  When should I pursue training verses an education?  These can be tough questions, especially for people in the corporate world or people who are self-employed.  To help you with these questions, let’s shed some light on the differences and what each delivers to the individual.  Continue reading ““The Locks of Intellectual Development””

The Big Three in Intellectual Development

1843934_origHave you ever been confused about whether you were being educated or trained? What is the difference between a teacher and a trainer? Do our colleges and universities deliver training or education? Can or should the company I work for provide education, training or both? When should I pursue training verses an education? These can be tough questions, especially for people in the corporate world or people who are self-employed. To help you with these questions, let’s shed some light on the differences and what each can deliver to the individual.
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