Count Your Blessings: The Healing Power of Gratitude and Love

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You could lead the life you’d love, if only you lived the one you’ve been given!

Are you really living or barely breathing? Do you feel sick, run-down, anxious, or low? In Count Your Blessings, Dr. John F. Demartini reveals the connection between health and state of mind. The old adage about making the most of what you’ve got forms the basis of 25 principles that will help you to live a healthy and fulfilling life. Through real-life examples, exercises, meditations, and ...

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Overview

You could lead the life you’d love, if only you lived the one you’ve been given!

Are you really living or barely breathing? Do you feel sick, run-down, anxious, or low? In Count Your Blessings, Dr. John F. Demartini reveals the connection between health and state of mind. The old adage about making the most of what you’ve got forms the basis of 25 principles that will help you to live a healthy and fulfilling life. Through real-life examples, exercises, meditations, and affirmations, Dr. Demartini shows how you can use and develop your own inner resources, just by living in the present moment.

•       How to turn any stressful situation into an inspiring learning experience

•                Transform the negativity of your fears and problems into positive actions

•       Discover your goals and how to stick to them

•       Learn to love what you do

•       How to create more loving relationships


Count Your Blessings
will be the source or inspiration you will come back to again and again.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401910747
  • Publisher: Hay House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/15/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 274
  • Sales rank: 352,504
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. John F. Demartini is a professional speaker, author, and business consultant whose clients range from Wall Street financiers, financial planners, and corporate executives to health-care professionals, actors, and sports personalities. Founder of the Concourse of Wisdom School of Philosophy and Healing, Dr. Demartini began his career as a doctor of chiropractic and went on to explore more than 200 different disciplines in pursuit of what he calls Universal Principles of Life and Health.
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Table of Contents

Preface xiii
1 Gratitude and Love Are the Heart of Healing 1
Do you have the heart to heal yourself?
All complete healing is activated through love and gratitude
Certainty and presence intensify healing
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
2 Be Grateful for Your Broken Heart 12
Have you counted the blessings of your broken heart?
Broken illusions are blessings
Every joy has its sorrow; every sorrow has its joy
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
3 Do What You Love, and Love What You Do 20
Do you suffer from the Monday Morning Blues?
Doing what you love is the key to fulfillment
The pain of regret is greater than the pain of self-discipline
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
4 As You Believe, So You Achieve 28
What are you feeding yourself?
You move in the direction of your dominant thoughts
Achievement starts with a single great thought
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
5 What You Sow, You Shall Reap 38
Do you know the Golden Rule?
Your actions determine your results
Plant flowers or forever pull weeds
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
6 Every Loving Wish Is Possible 47
How much are your wishes worth?
Every miracle starts as a dream
You are destined to make your inspired dreams come true
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
7 If You Don't Know Where You're Going, You'll End Up Somewhere Else 55
Are you navigating without a clear direction?
Follow the dream in your heart
Focus on your primary aim
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
8 Your Limitations Are All in Your Head 65
Are you in your own way?
Whatever you feel uncomfortable about--and don't love--is stopping you
Self-worth is a state of mind
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
9 The Clearer Your Ultimate Purpose, the More Effectively You Will Fulfill It 74
What are you doing here?
Your purpose is beyond your goals
Dedicate your life to your purpose
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
10 You Are Never Given a Problem You Can't Solve 84
Where's the silver lining?
Every problem is an opportunity to learn and to love
Maximum growth occurs at the border of order and chaos
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
11 Inspiration Is the Secret of Vitality 92
Are you full of life ... or "barely breathing"?
Gratitude opens your heart to inspiration
As your breath wanders, so does your mind
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
12 A Healthy Mind Maintains a Healthy Body 99
Are you making yourself sick?
Your body believes every word you think and say
Program yourself for health
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
13 Overindulge in Moderation 108
Do you have passions ... or do they have you?
Moderation is the secret to a healthy mind and body
Nothing of the senses can satisfy the soul
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
14 Money Withers When It Is Hoarded 116
Is your money lying around while you are hard at work?
To make your assets grow, keep them in motion
When you invest wisely in yourself and others, your riches multiply
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
15 Inspired Service Attracts Abundance and Recognition 123
Do you give as much as you love to receive?
You rise in glory as you sink in pride
Link your daily deeds with your purpose
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
16 Infatuation Leads to Resentment 131
Are you busy building pedestals?
Infatuation is based on a lopsided perception
Resentment sets in when expectations aren't met
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
17 Everyone Is Your Mirror 139
Who's running your life?
The people with whom you interact show you who you are and ultimately provide you with an opportunity to love yourself
Whatever you see in others is a reflection of you--whether you like it or not!
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
18 Whatever You Say to Others You Are Saying to Yourself 150
What are you talking about?
Just listen to yourself
Pay attention to your own advice
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
19 Whatever You Think You Don't Have, You Want the Most 157
What do you think you're missing?
The greater the void, the greater the value
What's missing can be motivating
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
20 Whatever You Run Away From, You Run Into--Whatever You Lie About, Runs Your Life 164
Have you been avoiding yourself?
What you fear comes near; what you flee follows you
Fear precedes every lie and guilt follows
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
21 The Quality of Your Life Depends on the Quality of the Questions You Ask 171
Who are you ... and why are you here now?
Your questions direct your learning
Examine your beliefs
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
22 Nothing in Life Has Any Meaning, Except the Meaning You Give It 179
What is the meaning of this?
Your perceptions color the truth
Emotions are based on perceptions
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
23 There Is Nothing to Forgive 187
Do you know what truly is?
Forgiveness is a self-righteous illusion
Nothing can be created or destroyed
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
24 Your Heart and Soul Have the Wisdom of the Ages 197
Are you on-line with the universal design?
Your soul speaks when you are grateful for what is, as it is
When you obey your heart's and soul's guidance, your life becomes fulfilled
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
25 Unconditional Love Is the Key to Your Heart and Soul 205
Would you love to hear your heart?
Gratitude opens your heart
Unconditional love is the greatest force in the universe
The Truth Is ...
Reflections
Realizations
Affirmations
Conclusion 215
Sources 217
About the Author 219
Acknowledgments 221
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