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?
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
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?
Emotions 101 Assignment
Have you ever wondered what to do with your difficult, uncomfortable emotions? Are you stuck in a spin trying to figure out why they make your life so miserable? It was just this morning when I had the thought to share something with you. This suggestion is an easy way to help you work through… Continue reading Emotions 101 Assignment
The Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ever
The first Valentine's Day after divorce is miserable. I actually never loved the holiday anyway, but Valentine's Day in 2006 was exceptionally worse than most. You see, this holiday came only four months after my divorce. And I was not looking forward to it. I had already sworn off every chick flick that ever existed,… Continue reading The Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ever
What are Emotions? And How Do I Get Rid of Them?
Before we even start, let's clear something up--you can't get rid of your emotions. Nope. No way. Not possible. (And you once you learn more about them, you'll realize you'd never want to!) Along those same lines, you can't control them either--but that's okay too, because once you understand them better, you'll want to let… Continue reading What are Emotions? And How Do I Get Rid of Them?
I Felt Disrespected, So This is What I Did
Ever want a second chance at your day? Ever feel like something went wrong, and now, the rest of your day is ruined because you’re grumpy and grouchy? I do. It was a small thing. I know. But when that dirty dish was set on the countertop, it was the tipping point. It had been… Continue reading I Felt Disrespected, So This is What I Did
Deep Sadness and How I Found Peace
Do you think much on your dreams? I’m not talking about your goals and aspirations. I’m talking about your actual dreams that happen when you sleep. What do you think of those? Most of the time, I just wake up and say, “Well, that was weird.” But there have been a few times when I… Continue reading Deep Sadness and How I Found Peace
How to More Clearly Discern Your Emotions’ Messages
How are you doing in recognizing the message your emotions are bringing to you? Are you getting the hang of it? Are you feeling the shift in your life yet? Or are you getting stuck? I remember when I first learned about the purpose in our emotions—that they bring us an important message of something… Continue reading How to More Clearly Discern Your Emotions’ Messages
Are You (fill in the blank) Right Now? And How to Work Through Your Anger
Are you feeling angry right now? You know, upset, mad, or ticked off? Or maybe you are a little more than that . . . like irate, infuriated, incensed, or livid? Did someone just push the right buttons today that made your blood boil? Are you feeling frustrated with anything or anyone? Because you can’t… Continue reading Are You (fill in the blank) Right Now? And How to Work Through Your Anger