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Exhilarated Life: Conscious Choices for Living Well

Exhilarated Life: Conscious Choices for Living Well

By Marilyn Harding
HAPPINESS IS AN INSIDE JOB

Marilyn Harding, author of "Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness" invites special co-host Hilary Bowring, author of "Find Your Soul in Your Heart" and other guests to discuss happiness strategies from a holistic perspective of body, mind and spirit.

Marilyn also shares chapters from her book as posted on Thrive Global.

Guided meditation, nutrition secrets or motivational jump start to happiness. It's easier than you think!
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Dark Night of the Soul When We Face Infinite Freedom
There is perceived safety in limitations. Rails on a crib, bars on a playpen, gate to the yard. Complete freedom opens us to our own decisions and choices. We are limitless. That can be terrifying ... until we discover true security can only reside in the heart. 
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June 10, 2021
Life is a Spiral Ever Higher
In  this third installment of Exhilarated Life, I propose that we choose  how we respond to Life's challenges. Are we victim or victor? The  Spiral? Life's pop quiz on how deep is your learning? How will you apply  your lesson now? And now? And... now?
15:54
June 9, 2021
The Past Only Affects You if You Think it Doesn’t
In  this second installment of my book "Exhilarated Life - Discovering Inner Happiness" I share the context that laid the foundation for this  collection of stories of reaching for self-esteem and self-actualization. We all have histories. How we view them makes all  the difference in our happiness quotient.
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June 9, 2021
Happiness is an Inside Job
In this introduction to my book Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness, I share my philosophy and how to use the book. An inner source of happiness exists within you. It’s precious and, when nurtured, engages your innate wisdom to reveal your immanent purpose in life. Your purpose is unique, beautiful and necessary for this world to evolve to its highest expression. The chapters can be read randomly and will resonate or not. I ask you to consider them not mine, but your own.  mh
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June 6, 2021
Free Range Business - The Holism of Micro Marketing
In  this chapter of my book Exhilarated Life, I look at how the Internet is  leveling the marketing field. Money is exchange. Exchange of energy.  Exchange of form. That is its power. When you spend it that power is  yours.
13:31
June 4, 2021
When Next You Drizzle Olive Oil, Consider This...
One of the most historically revered foods for health is extra virgin olive oil. Gone are the latter days of commanding Nature. More and more growers revere and work with Nature in an act of love and learning. The reward is a juice (in actuality) rich in health protective polyphenols. But it all begins with a tender blossom of promise. In this post on Thrive Global, I share the amazement that olive oil begins its journey as a tiny delicate flower. 
04:50
May 25, 2021
When "Ah ha" Hits You Upside Your Head
Beware all "Law of Attraction" junkies out there. It's harder and simpler than you think. In this excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life I share my epiphany when all this was made clear as a bell. 
12:25
May 5, 2021
Think Again When Life Gives You Lemons
When  you feel you are making too much lemonade out of life's lemons, it  could just be that your habitual thoughts make you a lemon magnet. There  is a quick remedy to snap out of it. Excerpt from Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness available now on Amazon.
10:54
April 30, 2021
Truth and Consequences
Excerpt from the book "Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness"  Since I wrote this chapter in my book Exhilarated Life, it seems that  the 5:95 ratio - truth to lies has eroded even further. I'm not even  talking about politicians or corporate leaders. Sad to say that for me  the liars were no longer strangers but 'trusted' family members. Now,  that was a harsh truth.    It seems that deceit is a championed way of life at times. But those who  know the truth know that what we do to one we do to ourselves.    Follow Marilyn Harding where I write on Thrive Global, LinkedIn or Exhilarated Life on Anchor, Spotify, Instagram, Facebook
10:38
April 27, 2021
Shifting Perspective from Fear to Freedom
Excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness Death is a lover of LIFE. The same lover that is present at our birth.  The circuit is already complete. Our exit is unwritten and what happens  between Birth and Death is our Purpose.  In this excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life, I explore the truth that  our life purpose is to be all that we can be. The randomness of the conspiring elements of our biological makeup point to the unique and  precious contribution we have to the world.   The correct context for that deep understanding, we must embrace the  fact of our death with the same acceptance of our birth. Follow me on Thrive Global Exhilarated Life Channel on YouTube Instagram Exhilarated Life or Facebook Exhilarated Life
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April 16, 2021
Discovering Eden in Your Heart
Excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness In the theme of redemption of this chapter from my book Exhilarated Life, I question the difference whether we redeem ourselves to an outside  authority or an inner divinity? Follow me on Thrive Global Exhilarated Life Channel on YouTube Instagram Exhilarated Life or Facebook Exhilarated Life
13:36
April 16, 2021
Do You Even Have Time to Be Happy?
Excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness In  this first of three parts from my book Exhilarated Life, I wonder how  we allot portions of happiness in our life. Is it just a memory from  childhood, a reward for good behavior or the defining measure of our  life? Follow me on Thrive Global Exhilarated Life Channel on YouTube Instagram Exhilarated Life or Facebook Exhilarated Life
10:57
April 16, 2021
Laughing So You Don't Cry
Excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness There  is a joke that goes, a man said to an unhappy young woman, "Cheer up,  things could be worse." So she cheered up and sure enough, things got  worse. In part 2 of 3 chapters from my book Exhilarated Life, I share  that 'worse' is another way of calling for a deeper dive into a life  lesson. And it helps to keep a sense of humor. Follow me on Thrive Global Exhilarated Life Channel on YouTube Instagram Exhilarated Life or Facebook Exhilarated Life
11:47
April 16, 2021
Happiness—The Real Deal
Excerpt from my book Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness Life  evolves in spirals - sacred golden mean - ever upward expanding. Like  evolution itself - oh yeah, that's what we are. As I review this chapter  (more than a decade later) I find myself in similar circumstances.  Similar but vastly different. Ironic? No. Just another opportunity to flex my wisdom and scale the next peak. I'm in! Follow me on Thrive Global  Exhilarated Life Channel on YouTube Instagram Exhilarated Life or Facebook Exhilarated Life
11:56
April 16, 2021
Exhilarated Life "Finding Your Soul" Part Three
Soul Journey - Themes and Healing    Soul journeys are to better understand human themes, work out karmic themes with family and intimate relationships. We often share themes with other family members -- some play "goodies" , some play "baddies". With this perspective, we can step away from the shame and blame cycle. The journey is for growth, often triggered by conflict.  Once we recognize these spiritual stepping stones to self-love and self-awareness through forgiving ourselves and others, life becomes more lighthearted and playful.   Exercise: Sound healing using our voices to dissolve stuck emotions in the body. Links for Hilary Bowring: "Find Your Soul in Your Heart" on Amazon.com Meditation Videos: Welcome to Age of Aquarius   Mind into the Heart Meditation for Soul Connection Find your Soul Oneness Meditation Mindful Forgiveness Meditation  Divine Align Desire Meditation  Meditation Clearing Ancestral Karma  Meditation to Clear the 1st and 2nd Chakras   Links for Marilyn Harding "Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness" on Amazon Thrive Global Author - Weekly excerpts from Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness and other shared glimpses of wonder. Meditations: This is Your Day Whole Body in Awareness Websites:   Exhilarated Life Marilyn Harding Aristoleo: Identifies High Phenolic Olive Oil  Ezine on Medium platform    "Beyond Organic, Beyond Extra Virgin" #1 Source for High Phenolic Olive Oil
34:16
February 22, 2021
Exhilarated Life "Find Your Soul" Part Two
Understanding Soul Journeys   The inner journey of life is a never ending adventure of love and discovery of all we might be. Our map is often through the minefield of relationships. The idea is that we have made agreements with fellow souls, made contracts to help each other expand spiritually.   There can be challenges and emotional responses – it's important to express emotions, feel the feelings rather than suppress them. And finally to take the nugget of the lesson and release what no longer serves us.   Exercise: Open the heart, the "seat of the soul" with breathing and toning with the power of our voices. Links for Hilary Bowring: "Find Your Soul in Your Heart" on Amazon.com Meditation Videos: Welcome to Age of Aquarius    Mind into the Heart Meditation for Soul Connection Find your Soul Oneness Meditation Mindful Forgiveness Meditation   Divine Align Desire Meditation   Meditation Clearing Ancestral Karma   Meditation to Clear the 1st and 2nd Chakras   Links for Marilyn Harding     "Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness" on Amazon Thrive Global Author - Weekly excerpts from Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness and other shared glimpses of wonder. Meditations: This is Your Day Whole Body in Awareness Websites:   Exhilarated Life Marilyn Harding ​ Aristoleo: Identifies High Phenolic Olive Oil  Ezine on Medium platform    "Beyond Organic, Beyond Extra Virgin" #1 Source for High Phenolic Olive Oil
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February 22, 2021
Exhilarated Life "Find Your Soul" Part One
Opening to Our Soul Self   Self-Love and Self-Actualization rise up in the expression of our Soul's longing. We are being guided - but are we listening? Do we know how?   "COVID Chrysalis" - the tightness of continued uncertainty is leading many to a new version of self. It's a reflective time to reconsider values,  priorities and to hear the whisper within that has been hushed by our busy lives.   We have the opportunity to open to our soul self, find the inner voice, discern between Ego and Soul voices. They are both necessary but or different functions. Sometimes, this get confused.  Here we take a moment to focus on our hearts to form Soul connection, and meditate on our hearts.    Links for Hilary Bowring:   "Find Your Soul in Your Heart" on Amazon.com   Meditation Videos:  Welcome to Age of Aquarius   Mind into the Heart   Meditation for Soul Connection Find your Soul Oneness Meditation   Mindful Forgiveness Meditation Divine Align Desire Meditation Meditation Clearing Ancestral Karma   Meditation to Clear the 1st and 2nd Chakras   Links for Marilyn Harding   "Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness" on Amazon  Thrive Global Author - Weekly excerpts from Exhilarated Life: Discovering Inner Happiness and other shared glimpses of wonder. Meditations:  This is Your Day Whole Body in Awareness  Websites: Exhilarated Life Marilyn Harding ​ Aristoleo: Identifies High Phenolic Olive Oil  Ezine on Medium platform   "Beyond Organic, Beyond Extra Virgin" #1 Source for High Phenolic Olive Oil
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February 22, 2021