Everything Comes From Being
A Simple Reminder by Bryant McGill
Bryant McGill is a best-selling author, speaker and activist in the fields of self-development, personal freedom and human rights. He is an iconic personality and cultural critic, whose prolific writings have reached millions of people and appeared in thousands of works by other authors, educators and social leaders. His writings on values have been featured at the prestigious Foundation for a Better Life, who has called McGill one of “the brightest minds in human history.” In an official Congressional commendation, the nation’s leaders applauded McGill’s, “highly commendable life’s work,” as an Ambassador of Goodwill. He is the founder of the Nobel Peace Prize nominated, Goodwill Treaty for World Peace. His writings and small aphorisms have been published in over 140 books and translated into 15 languages by publishers such as Simon and Schuster, Random House, HarperCollins, John Wiley & Sons, McGraw Hill, For Dummies and Writer's Digest. His writings are used in the curriculum at the university level, have been implemented into a campus installation at Bangkok University, and have received positive reviews from professors at Columbia, Stanford and NYU.
Bryant is a sought after speaker who has delivered speeches with diverse groups, from the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office and Chief of the LAPD, to the United Nations, with Dr. Gandhi, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, and the UN Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs. He has appeared nationally on network television, and his message is regularly heard on satellite and major market radio stations. Bryant was the front-page cover story of the WALL STREET JOURNAL relating to his expertise with social media, and protecting people from identity theft and cyber-bullying.
As a coaching and positive psychology thought-leader, McGill's simple writings have been endorsed by the former president of the American Psychological Association. His writings have appeared in publications such as Psychology Today, in peer-reviewed psychology journals, and in curriculum materials for mental health professionals. His works have been referenced and published by educational authorities such as the dean of NYU School of Medicine, Dartmouth University and The George Lucas Educational Foundation. Bryant has also appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. McGill is on a quest to prove that life is still beautiful, and that all people have the power to have a better life and world — NOW.
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Everything Comes From Being by Bryant McGill
Stop blaming and start being! We attract what we are. We attract who we are. If you don't like something in your life, look only at who you are. Who you are is why you choose the friends and situations in your life. Who you are is why you choose poorly, or fail to choose wisely. Stop being a victim! If you do not like a certain behavior in others, look within yourself to find the roots of what discomforts you. The conflicts we have with the outside world are often conflicts we have within ourselves.
When you blame others you are effectively proclaiming that you are only response to stimuli. But you are more than response to stimuli. When you blame others, you are affirming that you have no power, and your existence is only a reaction to the power of others. But, you are powerful, if you choose to be. You can choose to be pro-active, assertive and self-defining. You can choose better relationships, better jobs, better places to live, better uses of your time and better ways of treating yourself. Go look in the mirror and have a talk with your real boss, and if you don't like what you see--say, "You're fired!" Find a new and better leader within yourself, for yourself. Lead your life with love and friendship; self-love as your own friend. Lead with honesty, total integrity, compassion, patience and tolerance--toward yourself! If you live with values for yourself, then you become of great value to all who know you. It starts with you. Quit waiting for others to give to you; it is not going to happen.
It is completely up to you. Quit looking for the answers outside of yourself. The invitation to something better is not arriving from any source outside of yourself--EVER. Give yourself permission. Those who get the invitation are the ones who realize, that the invitation, only comes from deep within. You are the authority and the gatekeeper of your own life. Once you become something, only then, are you worthy of it. The life you want is a manifestation of self-realization. It is easy; just be, and have. Begin accepting the gift now, and have every beautiful and good thing in life--and then SHARE.
Everything comes by being! Be the love you seek. Be the friend you seek. Be the lover you seek. Be the honesty you seek. Be the integrity you seek. Be the patience you seek. Be the tolerance you seek. Be the compassion you seek.
Fill-in the blank: Be the __________ you seek.
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