I speak my thoughts with kind words.

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It is so easy sometimes in our relationships to react first and think last when we are upset.  Try taking a deep breath in and slowly let it out. You may have to do this a few times to calm your thoughts down before you speak. In my last post, we talked about how communication is key in your relationships. It is also vital to think about what we say and how we say what we feel. Try the following ...

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Finding Peace when Life gets Chaotic

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Although life can get chaotic, I embrace the moments when I am at peace. I like to reflect on the different aspects of my life during those serene times and decide which direction I want it to go.

I may find myself in stressful situations at work or at home, but at the end of the day I am content with my efforts.

It is wonderful to feel that I should experience all the positive things that life has to offer.

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Communication is Key

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I am committed to fully discussing my thoughts and feelings because I know that the key to a healthy relationship, and the only way to achieve a healthy relationship is through a continual dedication to openness and honesty. 

I let go of the idea that people should be able to understand me and read my mind. By communicating my feelings and concerns, I allow others an accurate picture of how I am really feeling, which gives a starting point for setting things ...

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Decide to do something better than the day before.

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Each day, I get better and better. I work at developing my skills and talents and feel fulfilled. Even if I make mistakes, I know I am improving my life and work all the time.

I learn from things I do wrong. I take my mistakes in stride because I know they aren’t a reflection of who I am or what I’m capable of. They show me that I am human. Being perfect is not a requirement; I only need to ...

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Savor the sweet moments in your life each day.

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Every moment of my day offers me the opportunity for something wonderful. How I choose to look at these moments makes a difference in how I feel. I choose to look at my life as meaningful, peaceful, and joyful.

Whether I am alone or surrounded by others, my life is full of treasured moments. Everyone I meet has the opportunity to join me in the joyous celebration of life! I see the value in all people, no matter who they are.

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How to Respond to Criticism

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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt.”

Constructive criticism can be a good thing. It helps you improve yourself and refine your skills. Destructive criticism, on the other hand, is not and serves no good purpose, aside from hurting your feelings.

Destructive Criticism – What Should You Do? 

Try not to take it personally because, chances are, you’re not the problem. The person lashing out may be feeling envious or jealous, which colors their opinion. 

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Focus on Your Goals and Dreams.

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I allow myself to dream big dreams and set goals each week. Then I will take action to make them happen.

When I set a goal, the first thing I do is to break up the goal in simple steps to get me there. Each step is an easily attainable. I schedule the easiest steps at the beginning so I can jump right in and gain forward momentum toward my goal.

Easy steps also keep me focused on my goal. Each step ...

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A Lifetime of Mistakes

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Learning to let go of the past and live in the present.

The mistakes I have made are part of my past. I live in the present because I cannot change my past. My past also does not reflect what my future holds but I can influence the present.   I am in control of the choices I make and how I live my life each day.  I will consciously make the most of every moment of every day.

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Heal My Mind and Increase My Energy

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I am able to handle challenges in my life  because I engage in healthy choices by surrounding myself with positive energy.

I am able to handle all things that come into my life because I allow healing in my mind.

When a new challenge arises, I take a deep breath and allow myself to go into a relaxing state. I don’t jump into reactive mode but instead take a step back from the situation and look at from a different perspective.  I ...

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How to choose healthy relationships?

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I surround myself with positive people because I believe that I deserve to be happy, the company I choose to keep determines the quality of my life. It determines how I live my life and how I feel about my life.

I decide to only have happy, healthy, loving and supportive relationships.  Where I can be myself, where I feel loved and appreciated.  Sometimes life is difficult, but I choose to be honest and non reactive with my words.  I expect the same ...

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