Monthly Archives: December 2017

Thoughtful Thursdays – #194- In Between and Happy New Year

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In between Christmas and New Years there is time to reflect on the year past.

In between January 1 and December 31 there is time to examine out beliefs.

In between today and tomorrow there is time to reverse a bad habit.

In between now and tomorrow there is time to make a new plan.

In between your two ears there is your brain to think.

In between you and me there is no difference.

In between like minded souls there is healing.

My heartfelt wish for you in 2018 is healing, peace and finding your heart’s desire.

HAPPY NEW YEAR

2018

 

 

 

 

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Thoughtful Thursdays #193 – You Are Wired For Success

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You are wired for success.

Remember the time you took a left and ended up in the right place. You should do more of that.

Remember the time you had a hunch and it worked. You should more of that.

Remember the time you were terrified and took the risk anyway. You should do more of that.

Remember the time you went against your better judgment. Don’t do that anymore.

Remember the time you had a gut feeling and didn’t follow through. Don’t do that anymore.

Remember the time you believed a lie because you were too desperate to see the truth. Don’t do that anymore.

You are wired for success, Think about all the times things just worked out the way they were supposed to and you were in your zone.

That is where your success is. In that zone. It’s hard to feel the zone all the time but the more you pay attention to it the easier it gets to stay there more often.

Describe what zone is for you, how does it feel, where is it in your body, what does it remind you of, how can you get there more often. Does your zone come with obstacles, what are the obstacles?

You are wired for success; all it involves is a little more awareness on your part.

 

Thoughtful Thursdays #192 – Prisoner Of Your Own Mind

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Any kind of entrapment feels uncomfortable. You can become a prisoner of your own mind too. Do you have obsessive thoughts? Are you adamant about your beliefs and won’t listen to other points of view? Do you have self-defeating tendencies?

The good news is being a prisoner of your mind is mostly artificial.  A lot  these thoughts are based on fear and insecurities.

The work to open that cell door comes from grounding yourself in some way. Here are some suggestions:

  1. Writing.
  2. Redirecting your thoughts.
  3. Exercise.
  4. Making art.
  5. Talking to a mental health professional.
  6. Meditation.

I am sure you can add to the list. The idea is to be in the present moment for as long as possible so your mind does not hijack you back to being a prisoner.

This takes effort, consistency, and even scary at times to go into this new territory.  The results are so worth it and will strengthen you. Go for it.

Thoughtful Thursdays # 191 – Today is not over yet.

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If your heart is beating, if your lungs are breathing, if you are still alive… then it is not too late to do something kind, creative, generous, satisfying, and courageous. Today.

It is not too late to behave like the person you want to be — instead of continuing in a cycle of behavior that you will regret.

You might feel sleepy. It might be tough. It could seem preferable to just sit this one out.

But…

Today is not over yet.

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