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Why is depression growing?

1. Why is depression and failure on the rise despite so many new opportunities for people to succeed?

A wise shaman once said, “A man not living his vision is living death.” When we pursue goals that are not inspired by our inner vision, we can feel empty and disillusioned.

From a high vantage point, there are two types of goals:

1) Goals driven by the rational mind to appease the ego and 2) goals inspired by our inner vision or higher mind. Often, we pursue goals that seem alluring, and later we discover that they were not in our best interests because they only serve to appease the ego. Goals that are inner vision inspired help us to be fulfilled because we strengthen our connection with the force that guides us.

Inspired ideas help us avoid foolish decisions that can cost us our health, relationships, money and happiness. Why? When we connect with our inner vision, that inner voice within, we become whole as we integrate the spiritual and physical aspects of our being.

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