Would you like to see your blessings more clearly? Would you like to recognize God’s goodness in your life? Would you like to feel happier? Welcome to Wakeup Wednesday. Wakeup Wednesday is all about changing your perspective on life by creating Your Personalized List of Blessings. Each week we are taking another step toward waking… Continue reading Wakeup Wednesday 1.12
The Partnership of Boundaries and Anger
John is a hard worker and dedicates every day to accomplishing great things at his office. His coworkers notice his achievements and begin asking him to help them, to do favors for them, even to mentor and coach them. John is excited about the acknowledgement and agrees to help others. But taking more onto his… Continue reading The Partnership of Boundaries and Anger
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Let’s play a little “Would You Rather . . .” Would you rather want what you have? Or have what you want? Ok–so that didn’t make any sense to me either. What I’m trying to ask is this: would you rather want what you don’t have? Or have what you need? Pretty simple question, right?… Continue reading Wakeup Wednesday 1.11
What are Emotions?
What if your emotions were messengers telling you something you needed to do? Delivering messages of how to break free from unhealthy and limiting beliefs. Would you be able to discern the message? Would you be able to identify the belief holding you back? Would you quiet your heart and mind, and listen?
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Want to be happier? Want to stop wishing for things you don’t have? Want to be content with what you’ve been given? Welcome to Wakeup Wednesday. Wakeup Wednesday is all about creating that mindset by gathering Your Personalized List of Blessings. Each week we are taking another step toward waking up to seeing the good… Continue reading Wakeup Wednesday 1.10
What has been left unfinished? The dishes? The laundry? The conversation with your mother? The breakup with your friend? The fight with your father? What has been left unfinished? What needs to be mended? To be returned to? Those hauntings, those memories, those dreams They are all reminders of Unfinished Now is the time to… Continue reading Unfinished
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What would it feel like to have more of the stuff and the people and the emotions and the things we wanted and less of those things we didn’t want? Wouldn’t that be nice? But what if . . . the stuff and the people and the emotions and the things we really needed, we… Continue reading Wakeup Wednesday 1.9
4 Steps for Using Negative Emotions to Transform You
Transformation of Lime Butterfly ( papilio demoleus ) with pupa and caterpillar “There is transformative power in our negative emotions. The key is to create a safe, welcoming space to lean in and hear their lessons.” Dr. Andrea Dinardo I’ve done a lot of therapy. A lot of counseling. A lot of reading. And a… Continue reading 4 Steps for Using Negative Emotions to Transform You
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It matters less what you write; It matters more what you experience and feel. ["The Ultimate Gratitude Journal Guide (including benefits, how to keep one, prompts, and best journals)" on the Intelligent Change website.] When you list off the things you are grateful for, what do you feel inside? At first, you might feel the… Continue reading Wakeup Wednesday 1.8
Are Emotions the Bad Guys?
Are your emotions the villain in your life? Or are they your sidekick? It's easy to view our negative emotions as "the bad guys." And it's even easier to wish we didn't feel them. But is it possible that they might actually be helping you, rather than making you miserable? YES! YOUR very own negative… Continue reading Are Emotions the Bad Guys?