The Art of Gratitude And Appreciation - Developing A Thankful Mindset

The Art of Gratitude And Appreciation - Developing A Thankful Mindset

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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How To Cope When You Feel Emotional Empathy Toward The Suffering Of Others.

How To Cope When You Feel Emotional Empathy Toward The Suffering Of Others.

“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.” Anonymous”

I would often ask myself ‘ Why do I feel like this?’, Why do I care so much?’ 'Why do I feel the pain and the suffering as if it were my own?'

Is it better to know or to not know? If knowing and being aware makes me feel so sad and helpless, and not knowing seems to shelter me from anger, hurt and allows me to be in a state of carefreeness… isn't it be better to bury my head, be ignorant and therefore happier?

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Let Go Of Control And Lean Into The Natural Flow Of Life

Let Go Of Control And Lean Into The Natural Flow Of Life

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”—Lao Tau

Lean Into the flow of life, begin to trust in yourself, believe that things will work out....fear and mistrust can only lead to worry and stress.

Remember: Everything in life is temporary

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Are you too busy being busy that you're forgetting to make a life?

Are you too busy being busy that you're forgetting to make a life?

Busyness has become more of an endemic in our modern society. After all, we have career ladders to climb, businesses to grow, families to raise, fitness classes, after school activities for the children, emails to answer, meetings to attend, appointments to keep, phone calls to return, errands to run, housework...gawd I feel exhausted just writing about all the things we cram into a day.

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Are You Creating A Life You Love?

Are You Creating A Life You Love?

A friend asked me a question the other day which started the old brain ticking, he asked, 'Who is the happiest person you know? It wasn't an easy question to answer.

Let me ask you......Who is the happiest person you know? It's not easy to answer is it?

How do you define happiness anyway?

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How To Keep Moving Forward When Life Gets You Down

How To Keep Moving Forward When Life Gets You Down

“This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum. March forward hero!” ~ Swami Sivananda

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3 Steps To Finding Self Love Following A Break Up.

3 Steps To Finding Self Love Following A Break Up.

When you deeply love someone and that love comes to a dramatic close, it can catapult you out of a state of contentment and security into a whole new world of confusion, numbness, shock and fright.

Each day feels like a blur.... 

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How To Find The Balance Between Self Acceptance vs Self Improvement

How To Find The Balance Between Self Acceptance vs Self Improvement

Personal Development can be filled with paradoxes and sometimes it can be confusing where to begin.

What self-acceptance does is open up more possibilities of succeeding because you aren’t fighting yourself along the way.

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One crucial ingredient you need to help build your confidence.

One crucial ingredient you need to help build your confidence.

If you don’t see your life becoming any more successful than it is now then it wont be, it’ll remain exactly the same.  However, if you are able to open your mind to fresh ideas about how your life may look and feel you'll be more open to try them. 

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Why you should listen to your own inner voice even when other people tell you not too?

Why you should listen to your own inner voice even when other people tell you not too?

Your inner voice is the connection to yourself and yet we can shrug the feeling off preferring to look outside ourselves for answers  Thinking that accessing our inner wisdom engenders mistrust, fear, and doubt due to having zero tangible evidence to support the gentle nudge we feel inside.

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Dare To Be Yourself, However Frightening It May Prove To Be

Dare To Be Yourself, However Frightening It May Prove To Be

When we find the courage to take the unexplored path to our awareness and creativity, we may find endless possibilities within ourselves that we didn't even know we had.

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Introverts: Use Your Empathy As A Superpower

Introverts: Use Your Empathy As A Superpower

Introverts are able to see beauty everywhere and see the person for who they are inside. It is a crying shame if people who hold such compassion in their heart are suppressed within a materialistic focused society.  This is one of the reasons why introverted people dislike shallow small talk because they want to form a deeper connection based on compassion and empathy, a sense of mutual trust with no egos.

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How To Develop Confidence As An Introvert

How To Develop Confidence As An Introvert

You CAN build your confidence step by step, the important thing to remember is not to rush things. You have the right to feel good about who you are. It may feel difficult to break habits but taking small steps can really take you to the place where you can feel better about yourself.

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Accepting Yourself As An Introvert

Accepting Yourself As An Introvert

You can be quiet and confident!!

When we begin to accept ourselves for the introverted and creative person that we are - we will not need approval or validation from others.

No more struggling or feeling there is something wrong, every individual is unique anyway. Have the courage to speak softly.

Be Seen, Be Heard, Be You!

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How to reduce stress the gentle way.

How to reduce stress the gentle way.

Gentleness? society say's, 'How can Gentleness reduce stress?, Thats not what will get me far in life, I want endurance and strength!'

Well the good news is you can have it all, you can have endurance and strength AND be gentle and humble, the key thing is to use your gentleness as your strength.

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