Blog

What makes Principles Sustainable?

103

Principles are by their very nature sustainable.  They are laws of nature, which at some point become available to us through a realization.  Newton was a professor at Cambridge University who had a realization one morning while getting out of bed, and that realization turned out to be the law of gravity.  As with most realizations of this nature, that create a paradigm shift as to the way we view reality, it took about 40 years after Newton’s realization before people began to put it to use.  But gravity was in effect before Newton’s realization, before anyone put it to use and will continue to be in effect whether we are aware of it or not.  In this sense, principles are self-sustaining.  Anything that is a law of nature is self- sustaining because it never goes away, and doesn’t change.

The Principles of Mind, Consciousness and Thought explain where experience comes from.  They unlock the key to human experience that people have been searching for for hundreds of years.  These principles demonstrate that consistently and without fail, all experience comes from thought.  Because they only give people one place to look, they facilitate an awakening to how experience is arising in  your own mind.  This gives people the psychological freedom to not engage in thought patterns that waste time, create stress, or lead to negative consequences, and to allow their minds to become more available for patterns of thought that take them where they want to go – to a world of deeper feelings, like calm, love, joy and contentment; to a sense of connection with our world and with other people; to creativity and inspiration, and  knowing when to make decisions.

Once you begin to understand these principles and see how they work in your own life, your understanding is self-sustaining.  Once you learn how to walk, or ride a bike, and awaken to that sense of balance within you, it becomes a realization, or touchstone, that your awareness returns to as needed.  It’s like you realize something that was always there but that you hadn’t been conscious of.  It’s the same with these principles.  Once you see your thinking creating your experience, you realize that it’s been doing so all along, you just never realized it before.  That understanding stays with you for life.

A natural aspect of understanding these principles is finding that you are enjoying a world of deeper feelings that may not have been available to you before.  Once you realize it’s only thought that can create your experience, it’s only natural to look toward thoughts that bring you more optimal experience.  Deeper feelings like Love, Joy, Well Being, Creativity and Gratitude are also self-sustaining.  Unlike the kinds of emotional reactions we have to more personal, habitual thought, like fear, anxiety, worry, and insecurity, or excitement, which tend to drain us of energy, deeper feelings nourish people and give them energy.  In that sense these principles are self-sustaining as well.

Annika Schahn, Ph.D.
President
Optimal Women’s Leadership
PO Box 221
West Tisbury, MA 02575

Office (508) 687 – 9946
www.optimalwomensleadership.com

  1. Madelyn
    Madelyn01-13-2012

    Howdy blogger, thank you for providing this article.. I found it first-class.

  2. Ciekawe artykuly
    Ciekawe artykuly02-07-2012

    An impressive share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing a little analysis on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast because I found it for him.. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the treat! But yeah Thnkx for spending the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love reading more on this topic. If possible, as you become expertise, would you mind updating your blog with more details? It is highly helpful for me. Big thumb up for this blog post!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Well that’s sustainability, when my blogs help people get breakfast! I’m very glad you enjoyed this and I plan to begin writing more about this topic this month. I really appreciate your feedback. All the best –

  3. Jake Benet
    Jake Benet02-11-2012

    This really answered my problem, thank you!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Dear Jake –

      Thank you for letting me know that this answered your problem – I love getting feedback on my blogs as they let me know what speaks to people. If you get a chance, would you let me know in what way it helped you with your problem? All the best – Annika Schahn

  4. Guy Fuss
    Guy Fuss02-21-2012

    I’d forever want to be update on new content on this web site, saved to favorites!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Dear Guy –

      Thank you very much for your feedback. I will be writing more on this topic soon and will keep you posted. Take care –

      Annika Schahn

  5. George Heimburger
    George Heimburger02-23-2012

    Simply wish to say your article is as surprising. The clearness in your post is just excellent and i could assume you are an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please keep up the gratifying work.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Dear George –

      Thank you for this great feedback. Yes please do get onto the RSS feed; replies like yours inspire me to keep writing, which I intend to do this month.
      All the best –

      Annika

  6. louis vuitton italia
    louis vuitton italia02-24-2012

    Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it is truly informative. I’m going to watch out for brussels. I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future. A lot of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Thank you Louis for this great feedback. When you say, ‘watch out for Brussels,’ do you mean look to see when I might bring seminars there? Yes I do intend to keep writing, and really do appreciate your comments.
      All the best –

      Annika

  7. Keila Pardi
    Keila Pardi02-25-2012

    Have you ever considered writing an ebook or guest authoring on other blogs? We have a website based on the same matter and would love to have you talk about some stories/information. I’m sure my visitors would enjoy your work. If you’re even remotely curious, feel free to throw me an e mail.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Dear Kella –

      I did respond by e-mail – did you receive it? I would love to look at your website, but could not access it – could you give me a more complete address? I am going to begin blogging on this more and would love to see what your site is like to see if we could collaborate a bit.
      All the best –

      Annika

  8. edward colson
    edward colson02-28-2012

    i was always intersted i this topic and still am, thanks for putting it up

  9. cooks illustrated recipes
    cooks illustrated recipes02-28-2012

    But wanna say that this is very helpful , Thanks for taking your time to write this.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      You’re very welcome, thank you so much for this positive feedback.
      Best –

      Annika Schahn

  10. Carmella Marucci
    Carmella Marucci02-29-2012

    I am only writing to let you know what a impressive experience my wife’s child encountered visiting your web site. She even learned so many pieces, not to mention what it is like to have an excellent coaching mood to let most people very easily comprehend a number of specialized matters. You actually surpassed our own expectations. Thank you for distributing those precious, healthy, educational and as well as cool tips on this topic to Lizeth.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Dear Carmella –

      This is very heartwarming for me to hear. I’d love to hear sometime a bit more about how this blog was helpful to your wife’s child, as when I know what’s helping others it helps me with the direction of future blogs. Thank you very much for taking the time to comment.

      Best-
      Annika Schahn

  11. cheap facebook fans
    cheap facebook fans03-02-2012

    Ive been meaning to read through this and merely never got such a chance. Its an issue that Im incredibly thinking about, I started reading and Im glad I have done. Youre a terrific blogger, one of the better that Ive seen. This blog certainly has some info on topic that we just wasnt cognizant of. Thanks for bringing these matters to light.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Thank you very much for your comments. I’m glad you found the blog helpful, and I’ll be writing more, so stay tuned! If there’s anything in particular that caught your attention about this blog, please let me know, as I may then address that in more depth in future blogs.

      Take care –

      Annika Schahn

  12. Corinna Hahm
    Corinna Hahm03-03-2012

    I’m happy to land on this blog. I have learned some important aspects by means of own site. I must say that poly water tanks in conjunction with stormwater harvesting are very significant in today’s society. It is really helpful to find a website with actual info. Thanks for the great blog, Corinna Hahm

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Thank you very much for your comments, Corinna. I’m glad you found the blog helpful. Stay tuned for more!

      All the best –

      Annika

  13. Rihanna Video
    Rihanna Video03-03-2012

    You should take part in a contest for one of the best websites on the net. I most certainly will highly recommend this site!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

      Thank you very much! I have to credit my graphic designers, Patti Roads and Jesse Hayes, and my web designer, Heather Goff, for their great artistry in putting it together.

  14. rihanna
    rihanna03-04-2012

    I blog often and I truly thank you for your content. Your article has really peaked my interest. I’m going to take a note of your website and keep checking for new details about once a week. I subscribed to your Feed as well.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-04-2012

      Thank you so much rihanna. Are you referring to the article on What Makes Principles Sustainable? I will be adding more to that this week. I do appreciate the feedback, and if there’s anything in particular that peaked your interest please do let me know.

      All the best –

      Annika Schahn

  15. windows 8 cd key
    windows 8 cd key03-05-2012

    It is perfect time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy. I have read this post and if I could I want to suggest you some interesting things or suggestions. Perhaps you can write next articles referring to this article. I desire to read even more things about it!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-05-2012

      Thank you so much for your feedback on this post. Yes, I am planning to write more about this subject, and comments like yours inspire me to do so. Thanks again –
      Annika Schahn

  16. alton brown weight loss
    alton brown weight loss03-06-2012

    Wow! In the end I got a blog from where I can genuinely obtain useful information regarding my study and knowledge.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-06-2012

      I’m so glad you found this useful. Stay tuned as there will be more posts on how principles give people an understanding of mental health that is sustainable; because once you understand something, it’s yours for life.

  17. Justina Greengo
    Justina Greengo03-06-2012

    I can??t genuinely assist but appreciate your blog web site, your site is adorable and good

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-06-2012

      Thank you – I’m not sure what you mean by “genuinely assist”? – I assume English is not your first language, and I’m curious what country you are writing from? In any case I appreciate your positive feedback about my website.

      All the best –

      Annika Schahn

  18. Lorita Partipilo
    Lorita Partipilo03-07-2012

    Utterly composed written content , thankyou for selective information .

  19. good mixed drinks with smirnoff vodka
    good mixed drinks with smirnoff vodka03-08-2012

    Your article has really inspired me to rethink the way I write. Just saying thanks for your great work.

  20. feather earrings trend
    feather earrings trend03-08-2012

    Many thanks for an incredible submit, would examine your others content. thank you your ideas with this, I soon became somewhat strike by this short article. Thanks again! You wanna make an excellent moment. Got some excellent facts here. I feel that in case more people thought about it doing this, they’d possess a better time period get the hold ofing the issue.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-10-2012

      You’re welcome – thank you very much for taking the time to comment. It inspires me to write more. Thank you.

      Annika Schahn

  21. Brain Orlinski
    Brain Orlinski03-11-2012

    lol, fantastic publish.

  22. rainwater cistern
    rainwater cistern03-11-2012

    Thanks a lot for the great post. I really like the blogging site and thought that I might let you know! 😀 Thank you, rainwater cistern

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-11-2012

      You’re very welcome! So glad you enjoyed it and today I’m writing more.

      All the best –

      Annika

  23. rainwater goods
    rainwater goods03-12-2012

    Thanks a bunch for these remarkable article. I really like this blog site and thought which I might tell you! 😀 Thanks a bunch, rainwater goods

  24. Konto
    Konto03-13-2012

    Perfect website! How did you get this layout?

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-13-2012

      Thank you! If you’re looking for a web design referral, please contact me through the website and I will be happy to send you information.

      Best wishes –

      Annika Schahn

  25. Alberto
    Alberto03-13-2012

    Very riveting post. This is a pretty interesting blog post. Thanks!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-13-2012

      You’re very welcome. Thank you very much for your good feedback.

      With best wishes –

      Annika Schahn

  26. Delmar Hedtke
    Delmar Hedtke03-13-2012

    Great post, I think website owners should learn a lot from this website its really user genial. So much superb info on here :D.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-13-2012

      Thank you so much Delmar. Really appreciate the good feedback.

      Best wishes –

      Annika Schahn

  27. Kim Kardashian
    Kim Kardashian03-13-2012

    I was able to find good information from your articles.

  28. Free sextapes
    Free sextapes03-14-2012

    I needed to thank you for this fantastic read!! I certainly loved every bit of it. I’ve got you bookmarked to look at new things you post…

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-14-2012

      You’re very welcome! I’m just finishing another one which I will post in the next few days. Thanks for the good feedback.

      Best wishes –

      Annika Schahn

  29. Tommaso
    Tommaso03-16-2012

    Hi there there We are so thrilled We noticed the web-site, I honestly observed u by error, although We was browsing inside Aol related to a thing completely different, Nonetheless I am right here and We might most certainly love to state cheers for your fantastic submitting plus a over-all entertaining blog page

  30. fans for you and me
    fans for you and me03-16-2012

    I suggest you participate in a tournament for one of the better blogs on the web. Ill suggest this web site!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-16-2012

      Thank you for this positive feedback! It’s greatly appreciated.

      All the best –

      Annika Schahn

  31. Tonya Hayden
    Tonya Hayden03-16-2012

    This really answered my problem, thank you!

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-16-2012

      You’re very welcome, and thank you for the good feedback. Pleae let me know if you would like to be added to my e-mail list for announcements of more blogs, trainings etc.

      Warm regards –

      Annika Schahn

  32. Terence
    Terence03-16-2012

    Can I post your post to my wordpress blog? I’ll add a one-way link to your forum. That’s one actually nice post.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-16-2012

      You certainly may, Terence, and thank you for the good feedback.

      Warm regards –

      Annika Schahn

  33. Pamula Racanello
    Pamula Racanello03-16-2012

    It is really a great and useful piece of info. I’m glad that you shared this useful info with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.

  34. facial cream
    facial cream03-17-2012

    Thank you for sharing the info. I found the information incredibly helpful.

  35. lisa tantro
    lisa tantro03-17-2012

    Lovely just what I was searching for. Thanks to the author for taking his time on this one.

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-17-2012

      Dear Lisa –

      I’m glad you enjoyed the blog! If you’d like to see more, please sign up for my RSS feed. (The author, by the way, is a “she,” not a “he”).

      All the best,

      Annika

  36. how to make a solar panel
    how to make a solar panel03-17-2012

    you have a great blog here! would you like to make some invite posts on my blog?

    • Annika Hurwitt Schann
      Annika Hurwitt Schann03-17-2012

      Thank you! Yes I would enjoy posting on your blog. I will try to e-mail you, and you can contact me through my website.

      Warm regards –

      Annika Schahn

  37. Konto
    Konto03-17-2012

    Nice design! How have you get that design?

  38. peacock feather earrings
    peacock feather earrings03-18-2012

    Thanks for an unbelievable put up, would examine your others topics. i appreciate your ideas on this, I really felt a lttle bit strike by this text. Many thanks again! You make a great time. Portrays natures best by the excellent data here. I feel that in case a greater number considered it like that, they’d have a better moment in time get the grasp ofing the matter.

  39. vBulletin Template
    vBulletin Template03-18-2012

    I have been looking for somethinga like this, thanks! I think all of these articles are so great. Bookmarked, i’ll check back later!

  40. Study Island Answers
    Study Island Answers03-19-2012

    very good i havent read such a high quality peice of work in a long time good job. The text flows very nicely and it is very easy read and it was also fun and broght up some interesting points.Study Island Answers (http://studyislandhack NULL.blogspot NULL.com/2012/03/study-island-answers NULL.html)

  41. Credit Keeper
    Credit Keeper03-19-2012

    Great article! I loved the knowledge and the information given . In addition, your article writing style is very fun to read. If you have time please browse my brand new website and tell me what you think.

  42. fruit mocking party
    fruit mocking party03-20-2012

    Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this site. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s tough to get that “perfect balance” between usability and visual appeal. I must say that you’ve done a awesome job with this. In addition, the blog loads extremely fast for me on Internet explorer. Exceptional Blog!

  43. Freda Panasci
    Freda Panasci03-21-2012

    Perfect articles, good designed blog. I will come back for sure! +1

  44. Lauretta Howman
    Lauretta Howman03-21-2012

    My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was totally right. This post actually made my day. You can not imagine just how much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  45. Celsa Coty
    Celsa Coty03-22-2012

    I often blog i really appreciate your content. The content has truly sparks my interest. I am about to bookmark your site and keep checking for brand spanking new information.

  46. video marketing delhi
    video marketing delhi03-22-2012

    I think other site proprietors should take this website as an model, very clean and excellent user friendly style and design, let alone the content. You’re an expert in this topic!

  47. new york web design
    new york web design03-22-2012

    Would you be able to expand more on this topic? I bookmarked your site and thanks.

  48. Estela Derrow
    Estela Derrow03-22-2012

    It’s the first time when i’ve seen your site. I can gather a lot of hard work has gone in to it. It’s really good.

  49. rebel eyewear
    rebel eyewear03-22-2012

    What an inspiring blog you wrote! I totally like the useful info shared in the blog.

  50. Arthur Mandy
    Arthur Mandy03-22-2012

    Thank you for the nice weblog. It was really useful for me. Keep sharing such ideas in the future as well. This was actually what I was looking for, and I am glad to came here! Thanks for sharing the such details with us

  51. samsung 1080p hdtv
    samsung 1080p hdtv03-23-2012

    This kind of information is usually boring to me, but you have done a great job making it appealing. This isn’t boring information at all. I want to read more. http://www.samsung1080phdtv.net/ (http://www NULL.samsung1080phdtv NULL.net/)

  52. Aron Sedgwick
    Aron Sedgwick03-23-2012

    This is a really excellent read for me. Must agree that you are usually one of the coolest blogger I ever saw. Thanks for posting this particular useful information. This was just what I was on looking for. I’ll come back to this weblog for sure!

  53. riverbed wan optimization
    riverbed wan optimization03-23-2012

    You have a lot of useful pointers on this site. This is a well written article that I have bookmarked for future reading. Have a fun.

  54. Bennett Farrin
    Bennett Farrin03-26-2012

    Wow kudos for such the perfect posting here. I must tell that I was researching for anything like that for a very long time but your blog is the 1st one where I was really able to find some thing. Thanks much one more time and keep posting such wonderful ones in the nearby future too.

  55. bouncer houses
    bouncer houses03-27-2012

    Wow, that was one awesome article. I can definitely see you know a great deal concerning this topic. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with all of us.

  56. Milagro Fratto
    Milagro Fratto03-27-2012

    Excellent post. I was checking constantly this blog and I’m impressed! Very helpful info specifically the last part :) I care for such information a lot. I was seeking this particular info for a very long time. Thank you and good luck.

  57. Vacuum Cleaners
    Vacuum Cleaners03-29-2012

    I really like your writing style, wonderful information, regards for putting up :D. “Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.” by Mortimer Adler.

  58. fruit mocking party
    fruit mocking party03-30-2012

    Greetings! I’ve been reading your web site for a long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from New Caney Tx! Just wanted to tell you keep up the excellent job!

  59. Alma Oldaker
    Alma Oldaker03-30-2012

    Very interesting information!Perfect just what I was looking for!

  60. Prince Myrick
    Prince Myrick03-30-2012

    Hello! I just would like to give a huge thumbs up for the good information you may have here on this post. I will probably be coming again to your weblog for more soon.

  61. Alina
    Alina04-01-2012

    I’ve gone ahead and included a backlink back to your website from one of my clients requesting it. We have used your site URL: http://tlcforcoaches.net/owl/index.php/what-makes-principles-sustainable/ (http://tlcforcoaches NULL.net/owl/index NULL.php/what-makes-principles-sustainable/) and blog title: What makes Principles Sustainable? | Optimal Womens Leadership to insure you get the correct anchor text. If you woud like to check out where your link has been placed, please e mail me at: [email protected] (romainlevy null@null ymail NULL.com). Cheers

  62. Annika Hurwitt Schann
    Annika Hurwitt Schann03-03-2012

    Thank you very much for this feedback. I intend to begin writing more now and I am glad you have added my website to your links.

    All the best –

    Annika Schahn

  63. Annika Hurwitt Schann
    Annika Hurwitt Schann03-11-2012

    Thank you! It’s wonderful to get such good feedback. Inspires me to keep writing!

    All the best –

    Annika

  1. married dating (http://groups NULL.diigo NULL.com/group/tnumlntguxmkmyktkdfv/content/married-dating-web-page-reviews-4183619)02-23-12
  2. Dating UK (http://www NULL.bridehunters NULL.com)03-11-12
  3. symptoms of low vitiam d (http://sinus--remedies NULL.blogspot NULL.com/)03-29-12

Leave a Reply