When we look past matters of politics, material goods, romantic partners and other life choices, most of us share a desire to achieve a sense of wholeness, to enhance our spiritual nature and to experience personal growth. Another way of putting it is to say that, somewhere in our brains beyond the worries about credit card bills and looming layoffs at work, many of us want to live a more conscious life. Ideally, we'd be balanced, aware of ourselves and others, and present in each moment.
So why waste any more time? It's not a pipe dream -- there are ways that we can increase our awareness of the aspects of life that affect our actions, thoughts, contentment and values. And once you do that, you can use the awareness to make positive changes in your life. How? Read on to find out.