I think we all have times when it seems that our world has been turned topsy-turvy. I think we all have times when we aren’t quite sure which way to go or how best to proceed… We might cry out to God and wonder where He has gone or why He is letting things be […]
Long ago, I erected an idol in my mind of the Christian Woman. The Christian Woman found the time to blow-dry her hair before church. She and her childhood sweetheart and their well behaved brood of children arrived each Sunday with their clothes right side in and their shoes on the right feet. She taught Sunday school and sipped tea at ladies’ functions. She found the time to cart casseroles to potlucks, kiddos to soccer practice, and donations to the food-bank in her mini-van.
Happiness keeps you sweet.
Trials keep you strong.
Sorrows keep you Human.
Failures keep you Humble.
AND GOD KEEPS YOU GOING!!!!
They hurt. They are almost inevitably part of the spectrum of bullying and abuse. We choose them, unconsciously, because love is inextricably linked to being made to wait, being cast aside and slavishly trying to please the other whilst accepting minimal attention ourselves. I will out myself on this subject because I have a long […]
In the world we live in, it can be difficult to find ourselves while trying to keep up with the images that our society portrays (via television, social media, magazines, YouTube, work, school, etc.). How skinny is appropriate? How should you dress? Act? Additionally, individuals, especially children who are biracial or come from different cultures, […]
If you are like most people, you have aspirations for a better life maybe a goal or dream you like to achieve. That goal may coincide with personal growth or maybe a dream that you always wanted to pursue. Your goal may also include going back to school, becoming an entrepreneur or starting a new […]
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BECOME YOURSELF?! Establish healthy habits at home & work to change your life. Its time to place a high priority on living healthy, being meticulous about not wasting your precious time to invest in yourself. Discipline and Motivation is very easy to become lazy. So you will have to really ask yourself this VERY IMPORTANT question. Do You Want to BECOME YOURSELF? If the answer is Yes, then you have to make this your #1 priority. 1st step: Start with your alarm clock, Adjusting your wake & sleep times, your sleep quality will improve. Your work focus & energy will become positive and sharper. 2nd Step: Try something new, Fitness, exercise should not be boring or painful. If it is, you will end up disliking it and discouraged. Find something you like, for example, Even if it was something you have no clue about, like meditation, yoga, stretching or swimming etc. 3rd Step: Challenge yourself everyday. Accomplish something that your not sure about. You can challenge yourself at anything, like simple activity, to something that's impossible. For example Challenge yourself to writing down how or what you would like to do, short term, long term goals, in a self reflection diary. Stick to it everyday, commit yourself. Or challenge to cook for yourself, researching recipes and stick to it every week. Or last but not least challenge yourself to take hobbies class painting, poetry, something relaxing and self reflecting to make you feel good about yourself. Warning & Reminder : THIS IS ABOUT YOU, NOT ABOUT OTHERS, SO ALWAYS REMIND YOURSELF TO NOT GET DISTRACTED , YOU ARE IN A PHASE OF WORKING ON YOURSELF. SO TAKE THE TIME FOR YOURSELF. POLITELY LET OTHERS KNOW , THIS IS YOUR ME TIME & IF IT WERE POSSIBLE YOU WOULD HAVE TO PASS ON ANY INVITATIONS. FYI. DONT OBLIGATE YOURSELF TO RAINCHECKS & LATER DATES. IT WILL ONLY MAKE YOU FEEL GUILTY OR OBLIGATED IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO KEEP A PROMISE. THIS IS ABOUT YOU, & KEEPING YOUR MIND DECLUTTERED. GOOD LUCK ON YOUR "BECOMING YOURSELF JOURNEY" .