Stephen Parato

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Who Am I? (A Poem)

I am not my name<br>Words on a piece of paper<br>Are just an identity game<p>I am not my body<br>It is my ship<br>I am the captain<br>The wheel I grip<br>To wisdom I’m tapped in<p>…

Westworld, The Bicameral Mind and The Nature Of Consciousness - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Want to hear something crazy?<p>(By “normal standards” at least)<p>I’ve only watched one full season of a TV show in the last 10 years. Actually, I don’t …

How Aligned Is Your Life? (Try This 2 Minute Exercise) - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<b>How aligned is your life?</b><p><b>Are you living in alignment with your values?</b><p>Most people would say “yes” automatically.<p>But here’s a simple exercise that …

The Impact Of Stress On Your Body (And How You Can Prevent It) - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<i>Note: This is a guest post by Sophia Smith. She submitted this brilliant article to me and I had to share it. Hope you enjoy.<br>– Stevie P</i><p>More often …

Why All Belief Systems Are Wrong - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Any system or belief is a fixed model.<p>And the Universe is never fixed. It is in perpetual change (flux).<p>So any system or belief cannot be a totally …

Introducing A New Cryptocurrency: Do Good Coin - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Introduction<p><b>Do Good Coin is a cryptocurrency which incentivizes positive change in the real world.</b><p>While Do Good Coin has every utility of a …

Oops I Made A Cryptocurrency…

Just kidding…<p>Well, about the “oops” part.<p>I did create a cryptocurrency. And there’s a lot of purpose behind it.<p>There’s a lot of hype in this space …

Unfold Your Own Myth (A Poem by Rumi) - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Too many of us feel like victims…<p>Irrelevant bystanders to what’s going on in the world.<p>That couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>You are the star of …

This Poem by Rumi is the Best Thing Ever - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

I’ve been reading one of Rumi’s poems every morning as a part of my morning routine.<p>And when I read this one, it completely blew my mind. Here it …

The Power of Mentorship

Here’s a quick solocast on a topic that I’ve been really interested in lately: Mentorship<p>Listen on Soundcloud:<p>Watch on YouTube:<p>Mentorship pays off …

Positive and Inspirational Things That Happened in 2017 - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<i>Note: This is a guest post by Kate Harveston, of Only Slightly Biased.</i><p>The New York Times and other outlets are calling 2017 the best year in human …

Conscious Creative Tribe Podcast #5: Finding Your Voice With Nicole Mantilla

Here is episode 5 of the Conscious Creative Tribe Podcast, featuring Nicole Mantilla.<p>Nicole is one of the most heart-centered people I know. She is a …

Conscious Creative Tribe Podcast #4: We All Have A Story With Mike Govoni

Here is episode 4 of the Conscious Creative Tribe Podcast, featuring Mike Govoni.<p>Mike is a wellness and mindfulness coach. And this conversation was …

Consciousness

5 Reasons Why Morning Routines Are So Important - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Here’s the process of any change…<p><b>Your Morning > Your Day > Your Life > The Lives of People You Interact With > The World At Large</b><p>It all starts with …

Time Management

The Metaphysics Of Cryptocurrency - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Cryptocurrency is buzzing right now.<p>Bitcoin is trending on social media and all of the news networks are talking about Bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency

The Importance Of Morning Routines - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<i>“The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.”</i> – Mike Murdock<p>In order to achieve any big win, you must first achieve the prerequisitory …

The Silver Lining Method (It Works Like Magic) - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

We all do things we don’t like doing…<p>You know what I’m talking about. Things like going to the DMV, calling a bank, calling your insurance company, …

Conscious Creative Tribe Podcast #1: Creativity, Life as a Musician and Being True to Yourself With Cole King

<b>Here is the first episode of the Conscious Creative Tribe podcast, featuring Cole King.</b><p>Listen on Soundcloud:<p>Watch on YouTube:<p><b>What we discuss:</b><br>– …

Here's the First Chapter of My Novel Sozwik for Free - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Chapter 1<br>The Departure<p>On the hilltop, so far removed from the underground caverns, Sozwik found himself reluctantly relieved.<p>The landscape exhibited …

The Hidden Truth About Reaching Your Potential - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<b>One of the most tragic things in this world is wasted potential.</b><p>And sadly, we all fall into this trap of not reaching our potential.<p>A few days ago, I …

10 Quotes About Fiction That Will Blow Your Mind - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

I used to dismiss fiction as useless…<p><i>“I need information,”</i> was my battle cry. I would constantly scour websites and books for knowledge to improve …

These 33 Questions Will Spark An Immediate Spiritual Awakening - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<b>If you came here for answers, you’re in the wrong place.</b><p>Here’s a profound realization that 99% of people miss…<p><b>Questions are far more important than</b> …

9 Quotes About Presence That Will Blow Your Mind - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

What’s the basis of almost every spiritual, self-help book?<p><b>Being present!</b><p>Why? Because it is the most fundamental state, the most fundamental practice …

The Art of Radical Honesty - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Here’s an uncomfortable truth…<p><b>We lie constantly.</b><p>We lie to ourselves. We lie to each other. We stretch the truth. We omit information.<p>In our society, …

5 Ways Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies are Changing the World - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<b>Bitcoin</b>…<p>Have you heard about it?<p>Most people have heard the word, yet don’t have a clue what it is. That’s why I’m writing this.<p>At this point, …

The Attachment Trap - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<i>“The root of all suffering is attachment.”</i> – Buddha<p><b>Attachment is based in fear.</b><p>Think about it. You’re attached to your lover because you’re afraid …

Happiness

5 Reasons Why Your Body Is The Portal To Spiritual Growth - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Answer this question truthfully…<p><b>Are you ignoring your body?</b><p>In our society, the vast majority of people <b>live exclusively in their head</b> (yes, even …

33 New Ways to Measure Success - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<b>When you think of the word success, what comes to mind?</b><p>Money? Flashy suits? Private jets? Expensive cars? Penthouse suites?<p>That’s so old paradigm, …

33 Ways To Instantly Change Your Energy - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

<b>Life isn’t always sunshine and rainbows…</b><p>We’re humans. We’re imperfect. And we grow through challenges.<p>While it’s important to acknowledge everything …

Why Your Travel Schedule Isn't Making You Happy - + Feelin' Good, Feelin' Great

Here’s a unique twist on something you already know…<p>Travel is exciting.<p>It’s so easy to get swept up in the frenzy of novelty and want to see …