Positive Affirmations: Why they don’t work! (part 1)

All your life you have been hearing about positive affirmations and the power of positive thinking. Maybe you have even posted phrases on your refrigerator or mirror that say, “I am super rich.” or “I attract only positive people into my life.” But then, when you look around your one bedroom apartment and realize you …

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The 7 Essential Elements That Transform Your Fear into Adventure

  Change can be scary. Not knowing what’s next can be very unsettling. When we can stop looking from the perspective of fear and transform it instead into one of adventure, we re-channel the adrenalin from negative to positive.  Shifting thoughts of fear—what if I can’t handle what happens, what if I don’t fit in, …

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Feeling Derailed? 5 simple steps for getting back on track!

We all have times where we’ve gotten off track or felt derailed.  We have all wandered from our original goal or intention. We feel frustrated by unclear priorities, or the ability of life’s circumstances to yank us off track and lull us in a different direction than we planned. What is most unproductive is wasting even …

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Purpose: The Completeness of Incomplete

These are the “things” remembered: the things that aren’t “things” at all.  The “unsubstantial” is in reality ALL that ever lasts. Sometimes my life feels like a long series of uncompleted thoughts and projects.  For instance, I love keeping journals but in many ways they just add to that feeling.  But I’m coming to realize …

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Shhhh! Secret Tapping Points

Have you started using EFT  (Emotional Freedom Technique) yet? OK, let’s say you have gotten over the fact that tapping looks “silly” and discovered the wonderful array of benefits you can receive by using tapping on everyday things.  Now the problem is, you are sitting at the dentist’s office about ready to have a filling, feeling a …

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3 Top Reasons We Resist Self-Acceptance

Be inspired!  Except when you’re discouraged. Be happy!      Except when you are sad. Be calm!        Except when you are anxious.   Acceptance is the first step in returning to your natural state of being. You must accept your exception to fully thrive. If we know this is true, then why …

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EFT Tapping: 5 Reasons People Don’t Try It!

Last week I wrote about the 5 reasons people should try EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) tapping.  This is a simple self-help technique that can be easily learned and used by anyone.  However, the majority of people who learn about this technique will never try it, let alone use it regularly. Why not use EFT tapping?   …

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Self Trust: Staying True to Your Own Voice

How do we learn to trust ourselves more? How do we keep from getting gobbled up by everyone else’s opinions, beliefs, ideas and expectations?  How do we keep from losing confidence in our own voice, our own purpose by comparing ourselves to others goals and accomplishments?   What Does Self Trust Mean? Deepak Chopra uses …

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Your Authentic Spirit: Top 10 Symptoms of Disconnect

Sarah Ban Breathnach in her book, Something More once said, “The authentic self is the soul made visible.”  How can you tell if you are truly aligned with your Authentic Self, or as I call it, your Authentic Spirit?   Do You Feel Disconnected?   People can look completely successful outside, but feel depressed, unsatisfied, incongruent …

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EFT: 5 reasons to try it now!

I was first introduced to EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) 15 years ago when almost no one had heard of this funny mind/body technique.  I always prided myself on being pretty open to new ideas, but when a friend told me to try this on a problem I was having, it seemed ridiculous and laughable.  She …

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