Understanding what we don’t want initially does help us to set boundaries but as we expand our awareness there needs, it seems, to be a shift in focus onto attracting in the experiences we desire instead of attempting to push away the ones we do not.
Genius is always present, I believe. It simply needs to be given the opportunity to rise above the clutter of every day thinking in the quiet internal experience we generate on coaching calls or through meditation, journaling or other modalities. It is not important how you access your genius…just that you do.
From a reader… “I’ve gotten pretty good at staying grounded when things are normal, but when something goes wrong, I sometimes get caught up in wishing I had done or said something differently. I end up playing it over and over, wasting time and energy on what I can’t change.” How to deal with would haves, should haves and if onlys.
Announcing the posting of my article on Open to Hope website today.
If you have to put yourself into a future space at a time when things are different in order to feel you will finally have what it takes to be happy or successful or in a relationship, you are absolutely expressing that your current reality does not match your vision for what you desire in one, some or all of those areas of your life. So how can you use these moments as a springboard to change?
Sometimes there is a limit to pushing the limit. Sometimes the most important thing to know is how to say no…to yourself and others.
There are times in life we find ourselves wrestling with thoughts and fears that stand in the way of really going for our dreams. A reader asks, “what are some of the ways you can move beyond the fears?”
What is it you want your September to be about? When we were in school, Labor Day marked the beginning of a new year, a new teacher and a clean slate. Now, as an adult, especially living in California where the seasons blend one into another, August seems to slide seamlessly into the fall and I often overlook the opportunity to clean the slate, anticipate the new and stock up on more fresh, lined paper. What do you want to create in the next 30 days?
If it feels comfortable, you are not stretching, growing, risking or reaching. You cannot test yourself within the bounds of comfortable. What will it take for you to be willing to step out of your comfort zone?
This is the third installment of a four part series inspired by my late husband’s artwork. Written as a guest blog for Kota Press ~ check it out!