Free Yourself from Your Past

We are, all of us, conditioned to think a certain way and this begins from when we are born. A baby boy is dressed in blue a baby girl in pink. A boy kicks a football a girl has tea parties with dolls. This is nearly always the case, boys play with boys things and girls with girls things. There are other enlightened parents that offer more freedom to children but sadly there are not many of these. As we get older we go to school. We learn about religion, what religion we belong to and how important that is. The class we were born into influences what school we go to, the beliefs we learn and who we socialise with. We end up in certain jobs dictated by class and colour.

We then develop a kind of filter in our minds. We are brought up to see the world a particular way and we think it is the only way to see the world even if the ‘thinking filter’ is skewed or completely incorrect. Even if that form of thinking results in fear based thoughts of anxiety, depression or violence. Often we believe and we are told, that that`s the way things are, you have an identity that you have developed from being socialized a certain way. You may even be told you can be no other way and people like parents, teachers and even governments ensure that you stay the same.

Jesus taught us we must love our neighbour and his message of love is written throughout the bible. He thought us to see the log in our own eye not the splinter in others. He asked us to look at ourselves and see our own issues in ourselves not others. He never said one religion is better than another or one person is better than another.

There are those who believe that we are born to behave, think and feel a certain way forever. Do you think this is true?

What chains of beliefs have you accepted as an individual from your family or society?

What dreams do you have?

Post some comments here I would really be interested what you feel about this.


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Gabriel Woods

I am the author of The Golden Age Dawns, a fantasy science fiction book.I have traveled to many countries around the world including India, Australia, Scotland, England, Ireland, America, Amsterdam, Germany, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Spain. I have worked in mental health and disability for most of my life. I have an honours Degree in Psychology, a Masters in Aid-work Management, a Certificate in Counseling Skills and I am a certified coach. I have written my first novel, The Golden Age Dawns which will be published in Amazon at the end of April. I have a Kindle book available in Amazon Easter Rising 1916 A Family Answers The Call For Ireland`s Freedom which is very popular and has achieve high ratings. I have always aimed to help and support people all my working life. Much of my learning from this is in my book, some of the ideas I share on this blogging site along with beautiful places I write about that I have traveled to. I am concerned about world politics at the moment and hope that my new book will go toward making the world a better place and helping individuals feel better about themselves. I am living in Ireland near Dublin. Apart from writing my book I have been working as a volunteer on a helpline for people with depression, bipolar and depression. What I love most is traveling and sunny countries. I love to visit important spiritual, religious, or historic places when I am in holiday but I also like holidays on the beach. I have a wide variety of music that I like from pop music to dance music and rock music. My hobbies are social commentary, politics, reading all kinds of books, the gym, gardening, D.I.Y. I love to socialize and meet new people. I like to learn new things. I am the author of: Easter Rising 1916, A Family Answers The Call For Ireland`s Freedom My Novel The Golden Age Dawns. Gabriel Woods achieved a degree in psychology in University College Dublin, Ireland. He then studied a postgraduate course in UCD which focused on the management of humanitarian aid work. He learned about African culture and the issues aid workers face in Africa. Gabriel Woods has travelled around the world. He has lived in Sydney and Brisbane in Australia. He explored important religious and cultural Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim sites of India. He learned about the spiritual practices of the people that live and worship there. Gabriel Woods also spent time exploring important aboriginal sites in Australia and the lessons aboriginals have for humanity. Gabriel Woods has lived in Dublin, London and Edinburgh. He has travelled widely throughout mainland Europe including Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Netherlands and Germany with a focus on areas of cultural importance. These sites throughout the world that Gabriel has visited have had a profound effect on him which he expresses as he writes about these areas in his novel. Gabriel has returned to Ireland. He worked voluntarily for Aware helpline that supports people experiencing depression and anxiety. He is now a fully qualified life coach. He lives in a village near the banks of The Royal Canal.

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