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Finding Inner Peace and Happiness with Michael Singer
Posted: Sun 10/28/2012 02:00 PM
Described by the media as intensely private, Michael Singer is known for two very different roles—founder of a multimillion-dollar software company and spiritual author.
Oprah was first introduced to Michael when a friend recommended his book, The Untethered Soul. "[When] I started reading, I didn't put the book down," she says. "I've now shared it with I can't tell you how many people and couldn't wait to be able to share it with everybody else."
Now, in his first television interview ever, Michael sits down with Oprah to talk about how he found inner peace and happiness and why he says any one of us can find the same things in our own lives.
Finding inner peace starts with recognizing that the voice inside your head that expresses doubt and worry is not you—it's your deeper consciousness. Find out how Michael first realized what that voice was and how to separate what you're not from what you are:
Michael also says spiritual growth can be achieved by silencing negative thoughts. Watch his solution for regaining inner peace when those thoughts become distracting.
Michael says change is the nature of life, so why are we so afraid of it? Watch as he explains how to let that fear go:
When a problem presents itself, Micahsel says to imagine that issue as a thorn. You have two options—keep the thorn in and feel the pain or remove the thorn altogether and never think about it again. Find out how to identify and remove the thorn in your life.