15 Songs & Messages To Lift The Human Spirit...And Keep It Lifted
The objective of the AHP CD is two-fold:
1. To use the audio medium to provide as much usable and actionable truth in a timeframe as possible.
2. To use music to make the ideas fun, enjoyable and something people may want to hear again and again.
The following messages when understood and progressively integrated into our lives will increase our "level" of happiness. The songs and messages offer some enjoyable and helpful stepping-stones along the lifelong path towards what is best with us. This path or journey itself being happiness.
|The Songs||The Two-Minute Messages|
|I’m On An Escalator – Sort of a silly pop tune but with a meaningful message about getting “on path”||Defining happiness. The joyful inward journey to what we want and what is best for us. Aligning with positive energies and away from negativity.|
|Thoughts, Feelings, & Actions – Bunches of guitar riffs and fills support this song about dumping negative thoughts and thinking positively||Learning to think positive thoughts to evolve towards what is best within us|
|The Y in the Road – A powerful rock tune about the necessity of accepting responsibility||How to accept self-responsibility and why this is fundamental to happiness|
|People Are Good – A totally upbeat folk / gospel song about seeing the good in everybody||Seeing the best in others and ourselves, another basic element of happiness|
|Unconditional Love – A big soaring piece that encourages us to love first||Love is always available to us. So how do we more often bring it into our lives?|
|Keep the Faith, Baby – A rockin’ folk tune about the power of faith, packed with creative acoustic guitar lines||Faith is commonly misunderstood. It is about gaining the great benefit of living a truth-seeking and principle-based life|
|We’re Spiritual Beings – A gentle but powerful tune promoting our spiritual nature||There is no more important departure point towards happiness than to better understand and then continually access and develop our spiritual nature|
|The 3 Pillars – The 3 Pillars are presented and explained by way of a folk story||A structure for shepherding ourselves towards what is best within us (highest self, serving others, being in-spirit)|
|Your Ego Has Got to Go – A power rock piece about the absurdity of an ego-based life approach||Moving beyond lower-level neediness and the pain it promotes by recognizing the ego as its source. And replacing the ego with something far better.|
|Adversity, My Friend – A mini-drama within a jazz and rock song that offers ideas on maximizing our potential||Overcoming the fear of failure and learning to deal positively with challenges and adversity|
|The Approval of Others – A punchy rock song that exposes approval seeking with insight and humor||Moving past the need for other’s approval. Why we need approval, the great benefit that comes with taking a higher road, and how to get there.|
|In the Name of Help – A 50’s spoof mixed with classical elements that speaks against control and victimization||Defining blame and control for the weak and negative behaviors that they are. And why some people promote these force-based modes.|
|If You Take 2 Much – A funky piece that humorously makes the point that negative motivations lead to pain, check the strat fills||Understanding where our motivations come from and how to align our surface and deeper motivations for joyful spontaneous living|
|You and I Forever – A pretty folk song that uses some of nature’s elements to explain the power of romantic love||Developing and sustaining romantic relationships, a subset of unconditional love|
|If – A folk tune with power guitar elements supports the great Rudyard Kipling poem about true maturity||Our image of ourselves has much to do with our behavioral choices. And it also is a result of our choices good or bad. Knowing how to build a positive self-image is another key piece of the happiness puzzle.|