Tag Archives: Personal development

Being Who You Were Meant to Be

Have you lost your mind? I mean literally – have you ever suffered from amnesia of any sort and experienced the incredible disconnect that comes from not knowing who you are? If you haven’t experienced this, imagine not knowing what … Continue reading

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Personal Development – Letting Unhealthy Thoughts Go

The other day I was listening to Dan Millman’s CD set entitled The 12 Gateways to Freedom and he shared an idea that really got my attention. He said our thoughts are not within our control. This was a surprise to me. I had … Continue reading

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Overcoming Challenges – How to Recognize and Move Beyond Life Changing Moments

 “Oh no…this can’t be happening…it’s not fair…my life is ruined!”  Have you ever had thoughts like these flash through your mind? Of course you have – they are actually quite common.  But what you might not have realized is that … Continue reading

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A Personal Perspective

We spend a lot of energy taking things personally, when they weren’t really ours to begin with. For example we might make eye contact with a person in a mall at the same moment that she sneers.  Suddenly we’re wondering – … Continue reading

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Got the Blues…Out of Energy…or Just Feeling Blasé?

Try these simple pick-me-ups for a quick fix: Tap lightly on the middle of your chest about 2 inches below the dip in the collar bone, and feel your chest expand. Gently pinch and roll your ears starting at the lobes. Massage all the … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Yelling: Strengthening Your Parenting Tools & Strategies

There are a lot of great tools/strategies out there, but none that will totally replace a fear-based tool. It is helpful to learn a lot of strategies so you have a variety of options to choose from, but it’s even … Continue reading

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What if I were Queen?

One way to create a perspective shift is to play a game of imagination. What if I were Queen and everyone did exactly as I ordered? Would I be a good Queen? Would I make good decisions? How would I … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Responses to Change

Often when a new idea is presented to us we will respond in predictable ways.  Being aware of these responses and what they might mean for us as an individual, allows us to understand ourselves better and use the information to … Continue reading

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How to Quiet the Inner Critic

When it comes to the Inner Critic, your first step will always be to recognize it for what it is – a voice inside of your head which reminds you of any past failings (real or imagined) in life.  Your inner … Continue reading

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When Your Inner Voice Puts You Down

The Inner Critic is that little voice inside our heads that reminds us of every mistake we ever made (real or imagined) and suggests we are crazy to take risks or try new things.  This critic loves to jump in … Continue reading

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