“Occasionally in life, there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.” Martin Luther King Jr Introduction Many people say, “I just want to be happy.” But, is that what you really want? Think… Read More »Happiness or Fulfillment?
“The critical inner voice refers to a well-integrated pattern of destructive thoughts toward our selves and others…” – Dr. Lisa Firestone Introduction It’s interesting how you come to accept a view of yourself that says, “I’m not ok,” or “I’m not good enough.” You grow up accepting this distorted view as normal, “that’s just the… Read More »Say Something Positive
We Will Change Our Feelings, Our Beliefs, Our Life, etc., When We Make The Choice To Do So Introduction Remember the old saying by Ben Franklin, “A man convinced against his will, is of the same opinion still.” Most people are stubborn and resist change, especially, if someone else is trying to get them to… Read More »Everything Is A Choice
“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” —Eckhart Tolle Introduction We have all been taught that negative emotions or feelings such as stress, worry, fear, despair, feelings of abandonment, feeling overwhelmed, helpless, etc. are bad. But are they? Do they… Read More »Temporary Fix Or Real Change?
“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli In my last post, I asked the questions, “Are you just paying for a high priced listener?” Therapists are very passive, reflective, and patient. Where as self-coaching is active,… Read More »Take The Challenge
“Who you are, what you are, and where your life is going are all choices” Introduction In my previous posts, I’ve talked about change, how to change for success. Many including, myself, have thought that counseling or psychotherapy is the answer. Yes, it helps to have someone to talk to, but too many times, people… Read More »Who’s Your Listener?
“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
“Allowing yourself to see the good in the world almost magically creates clear spaces where you can begin to grow again!” – Joshua Moore Introduction If you’ve been reading my posts, you will remember that I’m always saying, “Do the Opposite.” If you find yourself in a position where things seem to be going wrong… Read More »Are You Stumbling In The Dark
Self-esteem is shaped by your thoughts, relationships and experiences. Understand the range of self-esteem and the benefits of having a healthy opinion of yourself.” – Mayo Clinic Introduction Self-esteem is your overall opinion of yourself. I’m sure you’ve heard the terms “self-image,” “self-perception,” “self-concept”. They all refer to how you feel about yourself, how you… Read More »Too Low, Too High, or Just Right?