It probably comes as no surprise that what we think and say to ourselves day in and day out, over weeks and years and decades, can have a big impact on our self-esteem.
If we really begin to bring mindful awareness to the thoughts we have as we go through the day, we may discover that many of our thoughts can be self-critical, inaccurate, distorted, exaggerated and even untrue…Continue reading
Self worth is a tricky thing.
Because our lives, thoughts and experiences are ever evolving, our esteem can rise to its zenith and plummet to its depths, if we don’t have a handle on the true source…Continue reading
One of the first steps to real change is self-acceptance.
This does not mean that you think you are perfect and have no need to change or grow. Rather, it means that you accept yourself as who you are now ~ in this moment ~ and offer yourself acceptance as you do you’ll continue to learn and grow and change. This positive self-talk is similar to the unconditional love a parent offers a child…Continue reading
When you want to be decisive, overthinking can stop you in your tracks. Overthinking can come in many forms. Overthinking can lead to behavioral problems.
One of the ways it can show up is analysis paralysis…Continue reading
Overwhelm is an invitation to turn lovingly towards yourself, to care for your body, to tend to your emotional needs, and to change unhealthy habitual thoughts and self-talk.
A common reaction to overwhelm is to brace against it, turn away from it, and distract our selves in an effort to cope and feel better. But, problems are rarely solved by pretending they aren’t there…Continue reading
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Marianne WilliamsonContinue reading
I heard a mother in my exercise class today say if you give your child an essential oil while they tantrum, it will calm them down and help them be happy again. I wonder why we are a nation seeking a potion for happiness like that mother trying to make her child feel ‘happy’ again. 22% of our nation has anxiety or depression…Continue reading
Become your best friend and be self-aware I can’t think of any other person worth getting to know better than myself; and hopefully you feel the same way about you as well. You see, you must be the first person who takes interest in you. If you don’t know who you are, how can you …Continue reading
“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” – Roy T. BennettContinue reading
Get access to key insights from 2000+ bestselling nonfiction books transformed into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes...