Janet Pearlman

Living in the Stream of Yes

September 14, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Building Self Esteem

Some of us may have a habit of thought with some version of “I am not sure I can. I feel inadequate to pull off this next step.”  We may gain value from reading about how one person gained momentum on building self esteem with focused effort in mere months not years. Continue reading

August 17, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Generosity and the Flow of Kindness

Doesn’t it feel good to give generously! We love to cooperate with one another and offer what we can. We feel high behaving like that and any pay offs come as an extra. This story illustrates some “extras” along the way. Continue reading

July 26, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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The Habit of Appreciation

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

July 19, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Notice, Pause, and Shift Thinking Part II

We are practicing our self-awareness and our ability to change from unwanted feelings to more empowered states. In this post the protagonist notices her own judgment and fear and is able to move toward a happier vibe. Continue reading

July 12, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Notice, Rest, Change the Thought Part I

We are committed to this path of growth. So many of us are following the guidance put forth in these posts and feeling better as we grow. Noticing where our thoughts are running is such a key! If we don’t feel good, we decide to reach toward some glimpse of uplift, feeling better bit by bit. Continue reading

June 28, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Build Strength from Upset

Those of us reaching for feeling good are building new neural pathways moment to moment. These new pathways represent new strength in our ability to focus.
When we are born, we are guaranteed that choosing our focus will be part of our life experience –we will find ourselves close up and personal with something we do not want. We focus on what we DO WANT so we get more of it. Continue reading

June 8, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Growing Self Respect

As we walk a path of growth, we become more attuned to noticing our reactions. The power in noticing can be milked for greater insight. In the example below we read the guidance delivered to someone who feels hurt and discouraged from an exchange at her job. Please see if what’s offered provides a useful template for your own journey of unfolding. We will review the story from Ruby and the counseling she received. Continue reading

March 29, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Facing Fear

We may suspect that great reward can come from facing our fears. This post offers an entertaining bit of evidence.
Are you becoming more aware of when you feel that grip of tension and your spirits dip? Let’s see how “worth it” it is to observe ourselves in everyday living, change our thinking and create a satisfying life. Continue reading

March 22, 2021
by Janet Pearlman
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Making Life More Fun

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

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