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Ashton Kutcher’s Inspirational Message to The World

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ashtonPopular actors, actresses and music stars have been known to share some inspirational words. They’ve been known to “hint” at certain things and sometimes go all out and say something that puts their career at risk. We’ve seen it with a number of celebrities from Tupac Shakur, Michael Jackson, John Lennon, all the way to Charlie Sheen, Kurt Cobain and more. Some have very courageous hearts and were not afraid to hold anything back, risking media ridicule and even death.

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Recently, at the 2013 teen choice awards, Ashton Kutcher felt the need to share some inspiration that was clearly burning in his heart.

We have to remember that this global shift in consciousness is occurring in everybody, it includes those who have been made to be worshipped and  idolized.  It includes those individuals who have been used to promote a certain life-style, and in programming a mass amount of people through television, movies, and mainstream media. Many people believe these individuals to be part of that agenda, but there is great indication that many of them are not, and are instead used by the people who are pushing that agenda. They know the power of their voice, and it’s easy to tell that they have a deep urge within them to share inspirational words and create ripples that  help awaken humanity.

In hollywood and in the industry, there’s a lot of insider secrets to keeping your career going, a lot of insider secrets to making things tick, and I feel like a fraud

Real ‘sexiness’ is being smart, thoughtful and generous. Everything else is crap, I promise you. It’s just crap that people sell to you to make you feel like less, so don’t buy it, be smart be thoughtful and be generous. 

When you grow up, you tend to get told that the world is the way it is, and that your life is to live the life inside the world, try not to get in to much trouble, get an education, get a job, make some money and have a family. But life can be a lot broader than that when you realize one simple thing, and that is that everything around us that we call life was made up by people that are no smarter than you. (Who do you think he is referring to here? Who are the ones that made up what we call life?)

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You can build your own thing, you can build your own life that other people can live in. So build a life, don’t live one , build one.

It’s our chance create something new, the window of opportunity has been presented to the people of Earth. Will we step through it? We cannot continue in our archaic ways, in a system that no longer fits with the current rise in consciousness people are experiencing. Our consciousness is shifting everyday, the way we perceive our environment is changing and a system built from a level of consciousness that is rapidly fading away on the planet can no longer sustain the consciousness that is beginning to make it’s way across the planet today. Change is inevitable. For those who are directly “within” the movement, it’s astonishing to see the progress. Imagine a race that lives in harmony with its planet and all the beings upon it. The implications of that type of energy are far reaching, beyond our wildest dreams.

Don’t spend your life chasing materialistic gains, those are not your soul desires. Those are wants that are programmed into you by mass media and more. We’ve been so programmed that we’ve forgotten what we really want, what we really desire. Love. The greatest fulfilment is one of giving.

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Woody Harrelson Shares A Powerful Video: ‘Thoughts From Within’ He Calls It

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    Woody Harrelson shares some spoken word with a deep message.

  • Reflect On:

    How do you view our current world? Does it truly resonate with you? Is it something you want to support? If you could put your energy into a world of thriving abundance, would you? Then why so much energy into the way things are?

I sit here today having been reminded of a Woody Harrelson video after watching a movie he acted in. I recalled the first time I saw this video. It was one of the first realizations I had, about 9 years ago, that many celebrities also go through life with trials and tribulations of the average person. Perhaps not in all ways, but certainly in many. This is an obvious thought of course, but sometimes not all that common.

When I saw this video, I remember thinking, wow, I love what he is sharing, and coming from his place of influence this truly has a powerful message. This is an awesome video made by Woody Harrelson sharing some powerful thoughts from within.

In the video Woddy lays out a spoken word masterpiece that touches on all of the main aspects of our current society. If you truly take the time to listen, there is much to reflect on. And of course, there is an inspiring side of it all too.

This one is a bit of a throw back, but it’s a good one. Enjoy it!

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Josh Radnor From How I Met Your Mother Just Started A Conscious Band with Ben Lee

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You might be here because you are a fan of the hit TV show, How I Met Your Mother, or maybe you have fond memories of blasting “Catch My Disease” in your car on a hot summer day. Whatever the reason may be, you are about to discover a lesser-known side to actor-writer-director Josh Radnor and Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee—who now form the musical duo Radnor & Lee.

In this very first episode of Uplifted Life’s new Redefining Success Podcast, Kosta Stoyanoff and I had the privilege of having a conversation with both of them over Skype only a few days before they left for their Brazil tour. We talked about their new musical venture, the effects of having achieved success and fame at a young age, what true success ought to be, spirituality, meditation, self-development and more! Playing the hosts was definitely out of our comfort zones, but we are glad we did it and were able to extract some valuable insights from these two amazing human beings.

There is a rumor circulating that they are a religious born again band because they don’t shy away from using words like word God in their lyrics. The truth is that they do not subscribe to any particular label and are simply fascinated by life’s bigger questions. In our 30-minute conversation with them, we found them to be incredibly grounded, intelligent and wise individuals who simply strive to get back to the basics of what really matters in life and care about becoming the best and most compassionate version of themselves. It was awesome to chat with two public figures who choose to use their influence to spread a positive and conscious message through their art!

Our intention with the Redefining Success Podcast is to collect gems of wisdom from individuals who see beyond our culture’s materialistic idea of success and have discovered a more fulfilling, whole and healthy view of what it means to lead a truly successful life. We believe that doing our part in helping rewrite the cultural story surrounding success can inspire a positive change in how we lead our lives—from our relationships to the way we do business.

Like Uplifted Life for more uplifting content and stay tuned for more episodes!

Hope you enjoy the conversation and make sure to share it to inspire others!

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Ben Lee’s Website: www.ben-lee.com
Josh Radnor’s Museletters: joshradnor.instapage.com
Like Radnor & Lee on Facebook: fb.com/radnorandlee
Listen to Radnor & Lee on Itunes and Spotify

 

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The Oldest Song In The World – A Sumerian Hymn Written 3500 Years Ago (Listen)

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Music is a very special gift that people from all around the world, from various cultures and from every socio-economic class, enjoy. Human beings have been creating and listening to music for thousands of years, it is almost an essential part of our being.

Music has the power to evoke powerful emotions, it can lift us out of a bad mood and put a smile on our face, give us the energy and encouragement we need to get that workout done and more. We connect over music, we make music together, we meditate and zone out to music, and we even ‘trip out’ to music. What would our lives be like without music? Most likely Rather dull , and it seems as though  the ancients felt the same way.

Below is a video of a hymn that is said to have been written thousands of years ago, it may even be the oldest song in the world. This version is played using computerized tones, but if you can, imagine it being played on stringed instruments. Either way, it still has a joyous and almost comical feel to it, check it out.

Is this something you could jam to? Or at least is this something you could imagine your greatest ancestors rocking out to? Regardless of how you feel about the song, it’s pretty awesome that we actually have the equivalent to sheet music that was turned into a potential soundtrack for the ancient times. Essentially, this gives us the ability to glimpse into the past, an opportunity we may not have otherwise received. Sometimes what is put into words isn’t as powerful to our senses as actually hearing the same song that our ancestors may have listened to.

Here’s A Little History

In 1972, after 15 years of research, Professor of Assyriology from the University of California, Anne Kilner, was able to transcribe one of the oldest known pieces of music notation in the world. The music was inscribed on clay tablets that contained signs of the “Hurrian” language. These tablets had been excavated in the early 1950’s from the Syrian city of ancient Ugarit – now known as Ras Sharma. One of the tablets contained both words and music and has now come to be known as the oldest preserved music notation in the world.

Kilmer was able to transcribe this piece of music into a modern music notation, other people have also attempted to transcribe this music and the interpretations tend to differ a little bit. The tablets date back to around 1400 B.C. The music is a hymn to the moon God’s wife, Nikal. The tablets also happened to contain instructions for a singer as well as a harpist and how to properly tune the harp.

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