It’s funny how two people can have the same circumstances, and have two totally different ways of dealing with them. It all starts with how we think. For one person, let’s call her Betsy, she looks at life through a ‘yes, but’ lens. She tries to be positive but all she can see are problems, challenges and obstacles to get past. When something happens in her life, her brain automatically goes to, “Oh no! What will I do? I can’t believe this happened to m
Advise author Lisa Shultz shares the importance of positive communication. For internal and external communication alike, it is important to keep out the bad and instead, only focus on the golden parts of life.
Have you developed the bad habit of dwelling too much on the same negative thoughts. And there is no outward physical problems associated to them. It is just your negative thinking, like “I’m so depressed” or “I hate my job” or “I can’t do this” or “I hate being fat.” How do you break a bad habit when it is entirely in your mind? There are actually quite a number of ways to de-condition a negative thought pattern.
One sunny day when I was twelve years old, my mother called me out of my leisurely daydream to help her with a cow that had just given birth. I didn't think much of it at the time. It just seemed a natural event in the farm life of my family. Now 60 years later, the events of that day are chiseled in my memory as the beginning of a life-changing learning experience.
In a relationship, there are times when a person gets angry or hurt and lashes out at their partner. Learn how to understand your own emotions first.
Sometimes, we may identify a behavior on our part that invited a negative response. Other times, we get negative responses even though we have done nothing. Many times, however, it is important to see what thoughts we have been thinking or what belief system we are unwittingly seeking confirmation for. Remember, we get back what we put out. To see another person as a mirror of what you are believing, thinking,
In all my years as a parent educator, I have never met parents who earnestly wanted to hurt their children. Most parents sincerely want to encourage and empower their children to lead strong, successful lives. However, it is their lack of mindfulness that defaults into old patterns and belief systems that teach their children harmful messages rather accidently.
Imagine your life as a journey with many crossroads, detours and alternate routes as you head towards your destiny. I truly believe that each one of us is born with a destiny plan and a mission on this earth. As I work with global families, I stress the importance of keeping a mental image of confident success as you struggle to learn the daily tasks of life. As humans travel along the journey of life, it is natural to encounter obstacles and roadblocks. Many of us get “stuck in the mud” and can’t figure out what to do, so it is easier to just stay stuck. Developing alternate plans or routes will help get you back on track. The Universe Rewards Positive Movement
The Law of Attraction isn't just a myth. Maybe people believe in the notion that if you put good energy and thoughts out into the universe on a daily basis, that is what you'll receive in return. Putting this into practice is easier said than done but that doesn't mean you can't give it a shot, especially if you've been down in the dumps lately or recognize that negative thinking has taken too strong of a hold in your life lately.
Our emotions are like most things. They're not bad, except in excess. It is natural to experience anger, fear, anxiety, disappointment, resentment, judgment, and guilt ... on occasion. However, negative emotions become all-consuming, toxic, and devastating to our emotional health and our intimate relationships if we fail to deal with them effectively.
Words can hurt or heal. Choose the words you say so your voice will be one of encouragement and praise, rather than demeaning and negative. Change the way you talk to others, and change their lives and yours. Empower those you incounter with encouraging words and phrases. I want to share a story with you about why I am so driven to teach, guide and mentor parents, coaches, counselors, police, teachers and other adults who are in a position to work with young people. Tell Me The Words To Say
WOW! That really hurts. When you have great expectations of a long term relationship and lasting love, you feel good about yourself and confident in the future. Then you get the dreaded Dear John/Jane letter or the pink slip at work and immediately go from the heights of excitement to the depths of disappointment. Being dumped can change your life and confidence in an instant.
Are You Afraid and Frustrated? If you are having difficulty turning problems into opportunities, you may be discouraged. You may have a need to build your self esteem in order to overcome fear, doubts and frustrations that are impacting the life you deserve to live. Having courage does not mean that you are free of fear, despair, doubt, frustration or discouragement.It does mean that we are able to meet life's challenges and move forward. Courage is Movement Forward