Every new beginning offers a chance to bring your deepest desires to life. But first you have to find a path around the obstacles standing in the way. Although they may manifest as external problems—you may think a lack of time prevents you from meditation every day, for example—it is often emotions or thought patterns that hold you back. If your internal state is unified with your desire, you can achieve anything. The following mantra is traditionally chanted to start new endeavors with positive energy and to remove obstacles. Try starting your day with it!
Om and salutations to Ganapati (Ganesha): Om Gum Ganapatayei Namaha Om Guhm Guh-nuh-puh-tuh-yeaNah-mah-hah