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Re: HIgh Achievement & Self-Realization

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  • medit8ionsociety
    ... Yo PapaJeff, Great concept, exciting project! Please let us know how it is progressing and when the first issue is ready for sharing. I wish you well.
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 19, 2006
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Belyea"
      <jeff@...> wrote:
      >
      > High Achievement & Self-Realization
      >
      >
      > A few months ago, Tom Brady, the richly successful New England
      > Patriots' NFL football team quarterback, was interviewed on "60
      > Minutes". This handsome, gifted, rich young man, who owns a treasure
      > chest of Superbowl rings, MVP awards, multi-million dollar sports
      > and commercial endorsement contracts, and a future in whichÂ…the
      > Sky's The Limit, had one burning question in his life that he openly
      > shared.
      >
      > Tom Brady asked himself, on national television, "Is this all there
      > is?"
      >
      > The more I thought about his comment (to him, rhetorical question),
      > the more I began to form an idea for some commentary. That
      > commentary has now grown into the seed of an idea for a new
      > magazine. I plan to call it, "The Sky's The Limit", The Magazine of
      > High Achievement. The following is some of the developing
      > commentary. Comments are welcomed (to a great extent)and interested
      > writers are invited to submit article concepts or completed original
      > writings (keeping in mind that the concept is only in idea stage):
      >
      > The Sky's The Limit is about high achievement and self-realization,
      > or as Abraham Maslow called it, "Self-Actualization". Given Tom
      > Brady's expressed internal angst, these two elements do not
      > necessarily meet on the same playing field. High achievers,
      > celebrities of varying stars and stripes, and financially successful
      > people - by anyone's standards, do not automatically feel successful
      > or fulfilled. Those who profess self-realization, on the other hand,
      > whether successful in worldly terms or not (though many are), do
      > consider themselves successful and fulfilled. They possess a clarity
      > that leaves no questions, especially not the one asked by Mr. Brady.
      > They "know" what "Is", and what "Is" means.
      >
      > Our editorial and pictorial features will focus on the various paths
      > to success taken by high achievers, and we will look in on the
      > lifestyles of those who have been blessed with material success and
      > abundance. We will approach this subject with fascinated awe, in
      > admiration, and for inspiration. At the same time, we will attempt
      > to locate and search deeply into the workings of the minds (and
      > hearts) of those who can speak from direct experiential knowledge
      > about the rare mystical blessing that bestows a richness in life far
      > transcending material success - self-realization.
      >
      > We'll talk to the self-realized, the rich ones and those of modest
      > means among them. We'll talk to the multi-millionaires - the
      > billionaires, if possible. We'll ask what motivates all of them. And
      > we'll talk to the internationally recognized motivators, and ask
      > what motivates the motivator. We'll visit their homes, peek in their
      > closets, drive their cars, sail on their yachts, dine at their
      > favorite tables, spend time with their gurus, meditate, visualize,
      > go to their churches, and do yoga with them...God willing.
      >
      > We will begin with an inaugural issue in April 2006, as a regional
      > issue, born of the sunny weather and sunny dispositions of the Tampa
      > Bay area, from Tampa to Sarasota, Florida. We'll seek to find our
      > share of local high achievers and realizers, and with good fortune,
      > sprinkle our first edition with words of wisdom, or at least
      > practical advice, from those who have risen to national and
      > international acclaim.
      >
      > How far will we go to discover their secrets, share them with our
      > readers, emulate their style, and model their methods for success,
      > high achievement, and self-actualization?
      >
      > Sky's The Limit.
      >
      > Jeff
      > jeff@...
      > http://www.mindgoal.com
      >
      Yo PapaJeff,
      Great concept, exciting project! Please let us know how
      it is progressing and when the first issue is ready for
      sharing. I wish you well.
      Peace and blessings,
      Bob
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