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Personal Development: What Makes A Hero? - Matthew Winkler

What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that make or break a hero.
Lesson by Matthew Winkler, animation by Kirill Yeretsky.

Consciousness: Observing Your Self

“To acquire knowledge, one must study. But to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”
- Marilyn Vos Savant

An important tool for spiritual growth is self-observation. Self-observation leads to self-knowledge. It is from this vantage point that we come to understand that knowledge comes from within. The truth of our soul comes from the very depths of our consciousness.
Observing ourselves requires solitude and time. We can get ahead of the game by creating a specific time to look within, instead of waiting for an event in our lives to force us into that place. By compassionately looking at our inner Self, we gain insights to our thoughts, beliefs, feelings, attitudes, opinions and actions.
We can see more clearly what motivated us to make certain decisions. We can adjust our thinking so that we do not repeat certain scenarios that hold us back from the full expression of our spirit. Self-observation is a way to detect erroneous thinking, and as we dig deeper we come to the realization tha…

The Unfolding Purpose

“If you hang out with chickens, you're going to cluck  and if you hang out with eagles, you're going to fly.”  -Steve Maraboli

Someone asked me recently where I am today compared to where I was when I first began to experience the shift in my spirit. I can honestly say that when I reflect on the distance I have made over the last few years I am somewhat amazed. If someone had told me at the beginning of my forties that midway through my life things would drastically change I would have never believed them. But happily and gratefully here I am. 

I tell people who are coming into the truth of their soul, that there is so much that they can experience. However, that all depends on the level of dedication and determination of your spirit. Most of the people I surround myself with are very aware of the important role we are playing in raising the consciousness of the planet, and in fact the universe which we are all part of.

When you are more aware of your purpose things become ve…