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You Have Power Over Your Cluttered Mind

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius   A Mind Becomes Seriously Cluttered This story is true. The names have been changed. I’m telling this story to illustrate an extreme example of mind cluttering. Jimmy, at age 10 or 11, a typical… Read More »You Have Power Over Your Cluttered Mind

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Small Wins Lead To Big Victories

“Accept what is out of your personal control, and commit to taking action that enriches your life.” – Dr. Russ Harris Jenny’s Emotions Jenny, a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee, recently discovered how to be her best friend instead of her worst enemy but not allowing the negative thoughts to… Read More »Small Wins Lead To Big Victories

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Be Your Own Best Friend Instead of Enemy

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Jack Komfield   Jenny’s Self-Awareness As you’ve read in my last posts, Jenny is a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee. Recently she has discovered that she is her own worst enemy. She doesn’t seem to have a kind word… Read More »Be Your Own Best Friend Instead of Enemy

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What Is Self-Compassion And Is It Biblical

Self-compassion is not self-pity, where we wallow in the shame of what we have done. It is not self-complacency, where we just accept where we are. Instead, it is the idea that we can be kind to ourselves when we fail and treat ourselves with the caring support we would give another who is struggling.… Read More »What Is Self-Compassion And Is It Biblical

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How To Calm Your Negative Self-Talk

Image from Pixabay “Self-talk reflects your innermost feelings.” ― Dr. Asa Don Brown Jenny’s Morning Dialogue Jenny’s alarm went off. She hit the snooze button and rolled over for a few more minutes of sleep. It was only a few seconds until she sat straight up in bed. “Oh, no!!! I forgot to call the phone… Read More »How To Calm Your Negative Self-Talk