Category Archives: SELF-HELP

How To Use The Law Of Cycles

“It Is The Business Of Science To Predict”*

Everything in the universe is a form of energy. Therefore, because all energy flows in waves from higher to lower levels in a repeating pattern, everything is cyclical.

The sun and the moon, the flow of the tides, and the seasons of the year all come and go with predictability. And so it is that all things are governed by the law of cycles.

A basic understanding of the cycles of our lives helps us to create better timing. For example, many people think that when the stock market is on the rise that it will keep going up, but a study of the markets’ history and business cycles shows that what goes up must come down – then back up again. And there’s not much worse than doing the right thing at the wrong time.

“When You’re Truly Unshakable, You Have Unwavering Confidence Even Amidst The Storm”*

The herd mentality is also predictable. When stocks and cryptocurrencies are going up people get greedy, hoping to ride that wave up forever. But, when there’s a correction, it can easily turn into a crash if the herd panics and sells at a loss.

Of course, nowadays with the Fed ordering the banksters to prop up the stock market, suppress precious metals, and to do something about the cryptos, everything is unnatural and harder to predict, but patience always wins the war.

In Unshakable {<Free Audiobook/Podcast} Tony Robbins tells us that corrections of at least ten percent have occurred about once a year on average since 1900. When the stock market declines by at least 20% it’s called a bear market, and less than 20% of all corrections turn into bear markets.

“The Two Most Powerful Warriors Are Patience And Time”*

The point is that if you just hold tight, or HODL as they say nowadays, you’ll ride the wave back up again, and you’ll reap the rewards for your patience and determination. And so it is with all things in life.

And at this point in history, riches are being made in the crypto space, so jump in and ride that wave into the sea of destiny. Change is at hand, and the criminal banksters and their politician lackeys will eventually reap what they have sown.

Get in harmony with the rhythm of life. Hibernate in the winter of your life by reading self-help books. Then when spring comes, you’ll have planted many seeds of opportunity in the fertile soil of your mind.

Which will then grow and ripen into tangible reality during the summer. And come the fall, you’ll reap a bountiful harvest, and will taste deeply from the fruits of your labor.

“Patience Is Power; with Time And Patience, The Mulberry Leaf Becomes Silk’*

The cycle of life goes up and down, around and around, so prepare yourself for the abundance of wealth and opportunities that are bound to flow your way by reading Think And Grow Rich {<Free Copy} by Napoleon Hill.

And remember that when things are looking down, keep the faith that they will always go back up again.

Regards, – Herb.

Quotes – *Edward R. Dewey, *Tony Robbins, *Leo Tolstoy,* Chinese Proverb


“The Worry Buster”

“As A Rule Men Worry More About What They Can’t See Than About What They Can”*

It’s an interesting paradox that the imagination has the power to manifest what we want, but it can also summon in what we don’t want.

Most of us live our lives in the realm of the imagination, fantasizing, dreaming, and worrying. When we worry that what we fear might happen, it’s as though we’re living it in the present moment because our nervous system doesn’t know the difference between what’s real and what’s vividly imagined.

“A Day Of Worry Is More Exhausting Than A Week Of Work”*

Sometimes we’re not even sure of what we’re worried about, and we try to chase it away instead of getting inside of it and dealing with it analytically. But therein lies the cure because by analyzing ourself, we can find the underlying fear that’s causing us to worry.

For example, fear of the unknown can cause us not to get started on a new project. Or because of all the hard work that it entails, fear of success can paralyze us because we don’t want to get out of our comfort zone.

That’s why when I procrastinate by working on lots of other things besides the goal that I really want to achieve, I know that something is wrong. So then I’ll sit down, grab a pen and paper, and destroy my worries with “The Worry Buster.”

There are 4 parts to “The Worry Buster.”

  1. Ask yourself – what exactly is the problem?

Fear of failure, success, rejection, or criticism are the most common ones that rear their ugly heads when you want to work on a new project or on a big goal. Figure out which one it is then…

2. Ask yourself – what’s the worst possible scenario?

If you get yourself to take action despite your fear, and you finish your project or reach your goal, what’s the worst thing that can happen? Whatever it is…

3. Decide to – accept the worst possible scenario.

When you determine that you’ll be able to handle the worst case scenario, you’ll break free from the chains of worry. Then you’ll discover that reaching your goal, no matter what the outcome, is still success in itself. Yet still…

4. Decide to – begin improving on the worse case scenario.

Read the books, study whatever you need to learn, and persevere until the worst case scenario is no longer a possibility. Then you will become the master of your fate.

“I Never Worry About Action, Only Inaction”*

All the best, – Herb.

Quotes – *Julius Caesar,*John Lubbock,*Winston Churchill


A Friend In Need

“The Purpose Of Human Life Is To Serve, And To Show Compassion And The Will To Help Others”*

As I’m reading a self-help book, I’ll often put it down to meditate upon its meaning, and as I did so this morning, I was transported back in time.

Being a teenager can be a difficult time to say the least. For myself, I have many regrets that have haunted me from those early years, but that’s part of why I’ve read hundreds of self-help books – because for lasting change to occur, you must want to change, and it must start from within.

A long time ago I was walking down the street when I saw a friend of mine walking towards me. I hadn’t seen Dave for several weeks, and as we shook hands I noticed his big smile and the happy vibes that he was sending out.

I asked him why I hadn’t seen him around, and with great pride and joy he said, “I have a girlfriend now, and I’m really in love with her, and we’ve been spending a lot of time together.”

I always liked Dave a lot because he was a really nice person despite his story – his parents were divorced, his dad was long gone, he lived alone with his mom, and his older brother was in prison.

I won’t lie to you, Dave smoked dope and drank alcohol sometimes as many teens with shattered home lives tend to do. So I was incredibly happy that he had found himself a girlfriend, and was in love because he deserved it.

After walking and talking for a while, we went our separate ways. I knew that I probably wouldn’t see or hear from him for some time, but I understood why.

“The Language Of Friendship Is Not Words But Meaning”*

About a month later as I was walking down that same street, I saw Dave in the distance. As we walked towards each other I immediately noticed a difference – he was walking slowly, looking down at the ground, and as we met, there was not even a hint of a smile on his face.

I asked him what was going on, and he told me that his girlfriend had broken up with him. Although I had never met her, and she wasn’t my girlfriend, my heart sank for my friend.

I did my best to help him with some words of wisdom. I told him that we were young, and it was rare for people to spend their whole life with their first love. It was sad, but it was just a part of life.

I told him that this too shall come to pass, that his pain will ease up in time, and that he’d meet the right lady for him one day. But, none of that seemed to cheer him up at all.

We sat at the park together for a couple of hours as I listened to him talk about her. Like I said, I never met her, and I know that Dave adored her, but I hated her for what she had done to him because he had already been through enough pain in his short life.

“The Only Way To Have A Friend Is To Be One”*

Before we went our separate ways I told Dave to call me, that we should take in a movie, or go shoot some pool. Neither of which seemed to interest him.

A week or so later I tried calling him because I was really concerned about him, but no one answered the phone. A few days after that I met another friend at the mall and he said, “Did you hear about Dave?” Well, I hadn’t so he gave me the news.

Apparently, Dave went into the underpass that ran underneath the highway, drank a bottle of rubbing alcohol then proceeded to smack his head against the concrete wall until he was no longer a part of this world. Dead at eighteen!

“I Think I Love You Too Much”*

We all understand the pain of life. We’ve all loved and lost. We all have regrets, guilt, and bad memories. And I’m sure that you’ll agree that the teens can be really hard.

In fact, a big part of the reason that I started my blog was to turn my own pain around by trying to help others. Once I delved deep into many classic self-help books, I wondered why they didn’t teach them in school. If they did, it might have saved my tormented soul – and perhaps Dave’s life.

“The Mind Is Its Own Place, And In Itself Can Make A Heaven Of Hell, A Hell Of Heaven”*

Then again maybe if I hadn’t have gone through hell, I wouldn’t be in heaven now. When my own life had become so meaningless and futile, I tried praying to God even though I doubted that He even existed.

I didn’t know it then, but I set in motion the universal laws of mind. Because when you pray to a Higher Power you also tap into The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind {<Free Copy} by Joseph Murphy.

Then my whole life started to change. I found videos like The Day That Turns Your Life Around by Jim Rohn which inspired me to start reading self-help books – eventually hundreds of them.

When life is getting you down, ask someone for help. If you don’t feel like asking another person then try praying to God. I understand that there are believers and non-believers, and I never preach, but ask someone or something for help. Or do what I did – read a self-help book.

If Dave had asked me or any of his other friends, gone to a professional, or fell down on his knees and prayed for help, he would probably still be alive today. Maybe with kids of his own, or at this point grand kids. And his first love would be a distant memory in the mist of time.

“When The Night Is Darkest, The Stars Come Out”*

Remember that you are not alone. No matter what you’re going through, this too shall come to pass. If you’re struggling with life then ask for help, pray, or check out some some self-help books, audios, and videos. They really helped me, which is why I’m writing this now – because I want to help you.

And don’t forget about the elderly because the only time of life that can be harder than the teens is being really old… if you make it there.

All the best, – Herb.

Quotes – *Albert Schweitzer, *Henry David Thoreau, *H.D. Thoreau, *Jeff Healey version, *John Milton, *Ralph Waldo Emerson.