Learn Let Love – 3 Steps to Transforming the Conflicted Self

Conflict appears to be a natural by-product of human interactions. Some people say they thrive on conflict, others say they will do anything to avoid it. Who is right, which is the better way? One thing is for sure: Perpetual conflict does not create sustainable peace and prosperity. In fact the opposite is true: Perennial power struggles will eventually deplete hope, health, wealth, and happiness. A case in point is the USA, a nation that has been engaged in conflict or war somewhere on this planet for over a century. While there are times when conflict and war can stimulate renewal and prosperity, a continuum of such conditions will ultimately become unsustainable for even the richest societies and cause chaos and a final collapse. And so it is with our individual lives. What I have witnessed with thousands of life coaching clients is that over time the perennially conflicted mind turns bitter and hard. The consequences include an erosion of wealth: People lose their health, wealth, goodwill, and their most precious relationships. Where have these people gone wrong? I believe the root cause is very foundational. The definition of conflict includes “…a struggle for power.” Therefore, people who are in conflict with one another are struggling for something that they believe is short in supply, limited, or scarce. What this means is that they are not aware of the limitless power that they can access internally, so they search for it externally. Unfortunately, this strategy is doomed to fail because our source of life is internal and not external. Yes, we have to receive our air, water, food, and...