We have written recently about noticing our emotions. When less than good, pausing and then switching our focus to one that leads toward more relaxation and ease. Gosh sometimes that is not at all easy—even when having distracted myself, taken a rest.
We can prime ourselves toward more resilience if we cultivate appreciating our world—a lot. Allow the good feeling to roll! When we are in a state of cruising along in a good mood much of the time, a dip in attitude becomes some much easier to notice and handle. In that moment of tension, clench, flash of anger etc. that emotion fills the screen of our perception. Continue reading →
We are on the path to seeing increasing Good, our perceptive lens clearing out smallness, self-deprecating, and limiting habits of thought. What can flow to us in a light-hearted and loving state might be beyond what we might imagine. Read on for an example. Continue reading →
We can discover more and more ways to make life more fun. Don’t we all value help with the habit of judging ourselves? We eagerly see ourselves doing this less frequently and less harshly. If you have been judging yourself, wow is it ever more fun to learn an alternative! This author can attest to this! Continue reading →
Have you noticed that at times you praise another person, appreciate what a great job he has done, and the dear man kind of keeps talking or makes light of your words—he does not seem to hear or enjoy it?
And have you become aware that at times you behave that way too? We all want validation and yet sometimes we cannot let in the praise. Continue reading →
Some among us experienced much discouragement in childhood. Practicing appreciation through our day can build a confidence muscle! Internally and for a time the ridiculed person may feel the external messages were the truth about their make up. But those who reach for feeling better moment to moment may decide to overcome these past hurts. Read what empowerment is possible—Nessa tells this story. Continue reading →
and thoughts. Meditation assisted her in staying alert to what she could appreciate inside and out. The Hurt About a year ago Clarice was visiting family. After two activity packed days, a relation named Margo spoke critically to our star. … Continue reading →
walk on a scenic mountain trail. She came with camera, wanting to capture her friend’s shining image. “Don’t bother with me,” spoke the companion. “I take an awful picture.” Our heroine decided to ignore those negative predictions. Issy clicked and … Continue reading →
Isn’t it great when we get help from unseen forces? We begin to “have problems,” take each step and trust Spirit.
Things can start to “go wrong.” When we find ourselves in a barn, shoveling excrement, we remain light hearted, looking for the pony?? Who knew this can apply to electronics too? Read how Vivian flowed along and received assistance along the way.
She looked “everywhere,” getting a bit upset. Inside this dear woman felt the habit voice rising up accusingly, “What an idiot! You lost the ___thing! What’d you do with it!” Pause, breathe. Leann reads this column and she recalled dimly … Continue reading →
Bit by bit these posts are explaining how more and more we can find strength. The stories contain everyday examples of how the protagonist focused in a specific way and got some results. Here are some: Story # 1 Rayanne … Continue reading →