“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
“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
Develop the mindset that says, “I cannot fail.” Move away from past failures. This is a new day and there is a fresh mindset. My Test I was downtown Knoxville stopping at a restaurant for a commercial pickup. The streets were packed with cars, scooters, and people walking from store to store taking advantage of… Read More »How To Gain Control After You Blow It
“Few realize how loud their expressions really are. Be kind with what you wordlessly say.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes The Silent Treatment Franklin was a special kind of guy. He did have a good heart until he didn’t. If he got into one of his moods, watch out, the silence was deafening. I can… Read More »Dealing With The Silent Temper Tantrum
Shame is always easier to handle if you have someone to share it with.- Craig Thompson Suzanne’s Story Suzanne sat on a bench in the New York City subway waiting for her train after work. She had a 45-minute wait. She found a bench out of the main traffic isles thinking it would be a… Read More »I Know What You Did – Shame Story
“It’s Not Stress That Kills Us, It Is Our reaction To It.” – Hans Selye No Wheels I recently found myself stuck at home with no car. The older car I was driving finally died and had to be buried. I work at home, so suddenly I found myself stuck at home. We live too… Read More »Make Stress Work For You
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay “When you think a thought – you feel a feeling. When you feel a feeling – you take action or not because of how you feel. Your actions (behaviors) create your experience in the world and ultimately what your life looks like – your results.” Brooke Castillo Introduction In the… Read More »Who’s In Control?
Positivity Pledge: I shall no longer allow negative thoughts or feelings to drain me of my energy. Instead, I shall focus on all the good that is in my life. I will think it, feel it and speak it. By doing so I will send out vibes of positive energy into the world and I… Read More »Is Self-Talk Mental Illness?
“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. —William Jennings Bryan” Introduction In my last post “I Confess” I stated that your core beliefs dictate your expectations. Your core beliefs also dictate your feelings.… Read More »We Feel What We Believe
Photo by Ivan Obolensky from Pexels “The quality of your life is the direct result of the quality of your beliefs” Introduction Your core beliefs dictate your expectations. They are what you think is true about yourself and the world around you. God created you with a design in mind. Your experiences may have… Read More »My Confession