Emotional sabotage refers to thoughts, actions, and relationships that sabotage the inclusion and healthy expression of our full range of our emotions. If we have relationships where our true emotions are not welcome, if we don’t accept all our emotions, or if we try to stuff, drown, or escape our emotions with unhealthy habits, this article is for us.
If we’re going through or recovering from trauma or stress, life can feel overwhelming and like “too much” to handle. As a coach for willpower and empowerment, I’m familiar with many ways to heal, and one of the most highly-effective and inexpensive methods is nature. In today’s article, we’ll take a look at very simple ways to allow ourself to quietly heal with the power of nature and restore tranquility to our souls.
When we learn to see money as one of many types of wealth in our life, we can grow personally and spiritually. Today, we’ll explore how debt can drain more than our bank accounts, and how a shift in our perspective can supply us with joyful, healthy, life dividends and a debt-free state of mind.
No matter how we play this game called life, most of us get a kick out of hearing, “You’re Right! BINGO!!” and “You WIN!!!” Yet, it’s inevitable that we’ll also hear the opposite—that we’re off base, we’ve missed the mark, and we are wrong. In today’s article, we’re going to look at how to find the joy in being wrong.
Beauty blooms throughout our struggle to transform. Amidst the challenge, we might not have support from family and friends, and we might feel alone, crying out to the universe… are we THERE yet? How much longer do we need to be in this cocoon? Are we ever going to break out of our shell? And what comes next?
In today’s article, we’ll discuss physical and metaphorical resurrections, as well as how to apply the concept of resurrection to enhance our experience of life. For readers who’ve been with us a while, today’s article is longer than usual, as it is a deeper subject.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, fairytales can linger within us and affect the way we see ourself and others. Whether we envision being “saved” like “sweet” Cinderella, being “rich” and “powerful” like Prince Charming, or being a villainous, sinister, puppy-mill-monster like Cruella DeVille, what we take from these characters and stories may impact us more than we know. In today’s article, we’ll ferret out our own “fairytale logic” and consider whether it brings us closer or farther from living our very own “happily ever after.”
Like the sound of static while trying to tune in to a radio station, stress is the static that blocks our ability to clearly receive intuitive messages. When we allow thoughts of worry or fear to inundate our mind, and feelings of inadequacy or doubt to fill our bodies, we say to intuition, “I got this. I’m doing everything I can. I’m working on this situation by stressing. I don’t need your help. I’m busy.”
Whenever we make a resolution or promise, there is part of us that truly wants to succeed! Yet, the key to successful stick-to-itiveness is to get to know the part of us that does NOT want to succeed. “What?” we may be thinking!? Of course I want to succeed and fulfill my resolution to lose 20 pounds, quit drinking, eat healthy and exercise!” However, I’ve found that this is often untrue.
If you’ve tried to help or teach someone who’s struggling, stubborn or in distress—only to watch them continue to select the same cycle of unhealthy choices, you may feel exasperated and ready to give up. Before throwing in the towel, you may choose to learn more about this alternative approach and save your own sanity while reducing stress for you and others. In today’s article, we will look at this powerful yet subtle way to share what we know—and lead by example.