What happens when you follow everyone else's ideas of how your life should be and find yourself empty and unfulfilled rushing from task to task from achievement to achievement? What happens when you did everything you were supposed to do and your tank is on empty?
Through practice, you will eventually create the shift from your wounded self being in charge of your life to your loving adult having dominion over your life.
My habit of perfectionism happens when I engage in a repetitive self-critical thought pattern, consciously or unconsciously, to try to combat feelings of unworthiness that result from of other habitual irrational thoughts. My feelings of unworthiness are a reflection of my self-judgments telling myself I am unworthy.
While research is continually done on the best ways to reduce burnout in each industry, we do know this: burnout has a dramatic effect on the body, mind, and even on our performance at work.
When you wake up with the Mondays -- that sense of overwhelm and lack of energy -- the last thing you want to do is accept this as normal or pretend it's not happening. Better to step back and regroup. You got this.
This experience taught me these five creative ways on how to deal with life transitions.
If you live a stressful, busy, and constantly on-the-go life, then following these steps will help diminish those stressors by improving your physical, mental, and emotional health, thus making you a priority again.
By following these three steps, each one working in concert with the others, you find can your way back to the center of your soul.
It looks like life coaching is indeed effective, but only you can be the judge of coaching through your own experience. Most coaches offer a free consultation to get started. It might be impossible to find out until you speak to a coach.
I'm OK with admitting that some of the lessons are lighthearted, some are serious, and others are outright ridiculous.
Everything is a flow, a constant one, coherent, continuous, perfect. A stream that never remains the same, yet so complete that it never changes.
We stop trying to carry all that we know as if it will protect us. If lucky, we are forced to accept that under what we think is ours is the beginning of what no one owns. At last, we are humbled to dip our face in the same well.
Living from our truth is living from our integrity. When we honor ourselves, life opens up in new ways and we grow. When we guide our lives from this place of trust, we are able to travel on the path that is aligned with who we are in all of our magnificence.
Ever wondered how children are amused at some outright bizarre things? It's because they find meaning in things that are completely new to them so what's stopping you from finding meaning in the most mundane, sometimes ridiculous, everyday things?
If the mind is loud, it may be helpful to first put attention on awareness itself and notice how it experiences this moment. As you gently relax and abide in the larger all-encompassing presence of awareness, stillness is more naturally experienced as your true nature.
All this takes is a shift in perspective, to recognize the truth that we are inherently worthy and lovable. We can experience peace of mind and equanimity in the here and now. We are home. We belong.
Once again, she breaks through with her profound research, experience, and wisdom to move us all forward to thrive. She's right on cue, and I thank her with all my heart for bringing this issue to my attention.
Life becomes so much more fun and interesting when your 90-year-old self is in charge. She sees fear for what it is -- a normal part of your life experience but not the part that should be in control all the time.
We often get this question from people back home about moving overseas: 'What's a normal day like for you?' Short answer -- there is no such thing, at least compared to life back in the U.S. Because a normal day for us means a day of things being different in many ways from the way they were back home.
While there may not be a silver bullet, special formula, or one-size-fits-all approach to create the 'happily ever after' that so many are searching for, there are a few things you can do to unlock the magic of life starting right now no matter how busy you are. Here are 11 brilliant ways to help you do just that.