Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living, Quotes

Gathering the Scattered Thoughts

When I first embraced awareness in my twenties, I was bombarded with a long-list of behaviors and corresponding attitudes I felt needed attention. I was like a child in a candy store. "I want this, and this and this, and not that, or that, and definitely not that!" My energy was also like a child… Continue reading Gathering the Scattered Thoughts

Authentic Living, Awareness, Emotions, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

The Nasty Nature of Negative Self-Talk

Ugh, negative self-talk. In my opinion, it's one of the most destructive forces of nature. A tsunami that wreaks havoc on our inner peace. Sadly, this kind of internal dialogue plagues most people. Yep. Not many people have eluded this phenomenon and unless we’ve had guidance in processing and dissolving negative self-talk, we create a… Continue reading The Nasty Nature of Negative Self-Talk

Authentic Living, Awareness, Emotions, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living

A Big Dose of Loving-Kindness Helps Soothe Our Growing Pains

On our journey of self-discovery we can expect some growing pains. I can remember this clearly when I started my journey. The patterns of thoughts, feelings, and corresponding behaviors I observed were not only overwhelming, they were daunting to monitor and then trying to expeditiously adjust. It's a swift and unexpected reality slap in the… Continue reading A Big Dose of Loving-Kindness Helps Soothe Our Growing Pains

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Lifestyle Transformation, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living, Quotes

When a New Pattern Takes Shape

Once we awaken and begin to be more observant, our eyes take focus on the deceptive games life can play and by removing the veil of distractions and excuses, we start to recognize patterns that disrupt any possibility of peace and progress. These patterns are normally a result from years of confusion, pain, and fear… Continue reading When a New Pattern Takes Shape

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living, Quotes

Becoming a Better Observer

It's a new day. We've had a significant shift in self-awareness and we're on a new path. We're committed to growing into the life we want, a life we believe is possible. So, what do we do next? There is one simple thing we can do. We become a better observer. Here I give caution… Continue reading Becoming a Better Observer

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“Nosce Te Ipsum” – Know Thyself, When Listening to Advice

There are times in our life where we enter unfamiliar territory. New ideas. New goals. New challenges. And, a lot of new concerns usually accompanied by confusion and insecurity. When I find myself in a place of transition, I seek information from books, websites, and certainly advice from someone with reliable first-hand experience. While it's… Continue reading “Nosce Te Ipsum” – Know Thyself, When Listening to Advice

Quotes

I’m Just Tryin’ To Do Me

Everybody seems to be doing different things but actually they do the same thing. They try to survive in this world, each with their own style."Mehmet Murat Ildan

Authentic Living, Awareness, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

The Judge Within Us

Judgment. A painful word to endure. When we’re judged it’s easy to feel stupid, emotional or clueless as if we’re not clever or sharp enough to choose or perform well. Most of all, we feel minimized as a person because when we're judged, our flaws and mistakes take center stage. Judgment’s defined as “the process… Continue reading The Judge Within Us

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Controlling our Emotions, Growth, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

An Essential Component to Happiness

The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society. Lawrence G. Lovasik

Awareness, Choices, Choosing Balance, Daily Balance, Growth, Happiness, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

Why Too Much Time Is Still Not Enough And What I’ve Learned From It

Well, I received an unexpected gift with the global shutdown from the virus and its impact has been a surprise to say the least. I wasn’t expecting it nor seeking it. In true form, it came to me because I needed it and was ready for it. I’ve often said, “If I had more time… Continue reading Why Too Much Time Is Still Not Enough And What I’ve Learned From It