Heal Your Worries Instantly.

Via David Romanelli
on Aug 25, 2012
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This is #22 of 108 Ways to Livin the Moment. Let’s take back our lives one beautiful, funny and delicious moments at a time.

#22 of 108: Ponder the Thistle Burr…and Heal Your Worries

“It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English—up to fifty words used in correct context—no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese.”

~ Carl Sagan

When is the last time you considered the notion that there is a natural intelligence that might actually be greater than your own?

You may have seen this amazing list of what we thought were human inventions but actually occurred in nature way before we invented them.

Camera (lens, focus, iris, film)     Eye (cornea curves to focus, iris, retina)

Pump                                                    Heart

Valves                                                  Heart valves

Plumbing and hydraulic systems  Circulatory system

Windshield wiper                             Eye lid

Computer program                            DNA

Solar panel (energy from light)       Leaf

SonarBats                                           dolphins

Velcro                                                   Thistle burrs (actually inspired Velcro)


Call it what you will, there is a profound intelligence in nature…obviously, billions of years older than our own technology.

Our true sense of happiness and harmony is a matter of aligning with this natural intelligence and its particular rhythm and flow.

Think of it this way…just like when you were a kid, bouncing around in the back of the car, how could your father possibly drive? At a certain point, we have to fall in line; whether you call it trust or alignment.

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The Bhagavad Gita says, “But he who has no faith and no wisdom and whose soul is in doubt, is lost.”

So, today, just for today, consider the eyelid and the heart; the leaf and the thistle burr. Today, just for today, sit still, buckle up, and trust your journey.

Stressed, Worried, Anxious? Take a Moment to Celebrate Now!

Let’s start the journey toward the big victory by winning the little ones and taking back the moments that constitute our annoying mornings, dreary afternoons and sleepless nights.

My new book will feature 108 suggestions for creating simple moments of joy, passion, laughter, deliciousness and naughty delights.

Even if it’s just one, single moment of celebration in your day, that’s where the change begins!

I hope to inspire you to become what I call a Momenteer; to find out how you can become a Momenteer, email [email protected] and write Momenteer! in the subject line.


Editor: Bryonie Wise

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About David Romanelli

David "Yeah Dave" Romanelli has played a major role in pioneering the modernization of wellness in the United States. He believes wellness and feeling good is so much more than fancy yoga poses, green juice, and tight-fitting clothes. Dave launched his career fusing ancient wellness practices with modern passions like exotic chocolate, fine wine, and gourmet food by creating Yoga + Chocolate, Yoga + Wine, and Yoga for Foodies.  His work has been featured in The Wall Street JournalFood + Wine, Newsweek and The New York Times; and his debut book, Yeah Dave's Guide to Livin' the Moment reached #1 on the Amazon Self-Help Bestseller List. Dave's new book launches in Fall 2014 from Skyhorse Publishing. Check out his new show Yeah Dave! brought to you by Scripps Network, the people behind The Food Network, Travel Channel, HGTV, and more.  He is a current contributor to Health Magazine, Yoga Journal, and various other publications. Discover more about his journey on www.yeahdave.com.


One Response to “Heal Your Worries Instantly.”

  1. girlintransition says:

    Three magical words: Trust your journey. This is sometimes the biggest challenge when we feel discouraged by others or by circumstances. But it's important to remember how life ebbs and flows, and on those darker days that even the smallest achievement, such as showing care to a loved one, is worth celebrating! Thank you.