My Confession

My Confession

  Photo by Ivan Obolensky from Pexels “The quality of your life is the direct result of the quality of your beliefs” Introduction  Your core beliefs dictate your expectations. They are what you think is true about yourself and the world around you. God created you with a design in mind. Your experiences may have…

Are You Stumbling In The Dark

Are You Stumbling In The Dark

“Allowing yourself to see the good in the world almost magically creates clear spaces where you can begin to grow again!” – Joshua Moore Introduction  If you’ve been reading my posts, you will remember that I’m always saying, “Do the Opposite.” If you find yourself in a position where things seem to be going wrong…

Too Low, Too High, or Just Right?

Too Low, Too High, or Just Right?

Self-esteem is shaped by your thoughts, relationships and experiences. Understand the range of self-esteem and the benefits of having a healthy opinion of yourself.” – Mayo Clinic Introduction  Self-esteem is your overall opinion of yourself. I’m sure you’ve heard the terms “self-image,” “self-perception,” “self-concept”. They all refer to how you feel about yourself, how you…

Who? Me Worry? No, Not Me, Am I

Who? Me Worry? No, Not Me, Am I

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” – Leo F. Buscaglia Introduction  We all worry from time to time. We experience a general feeling of nervousness or anxiety, a sense that something might be wrong or could go wrong, disturbing thoughts – worry. Statistics show that almost 2…

Planting Your New Mindset

Planting Your New Mindset

You’ve been ridding your garden plot of weeds and garbage. Have you started planting yet? Introduction  In the last post Harvey started looking at his negative core beliefs and how to change them into a postive ‘mindset.’ The roots of  negative core beliefs go very deep into the soil. If we don’t pull get all…

Do You Need To Be Right

Do You Need To Be Right

“Do you want to be right or happy?” – Dr. Phil Introduction  Some people seem to have the need to be right or at least convince others that their views are ‘right’ and the other person is wrong. If you enter into a discussion with them it quickly turns to a debate or an argument….

It’s Okay, Dad Always Picks Up The Tab

It’s Okay, Dad Always Picks Up The Tab

Robin hears a knock at the door. “Who’s knocking at the door. I’m not expecting anyone. I’m not ready for company. I’m not dressed. Look at my hair. Maybe, it’s just a salesman,” she said as she walked to the door trying to straighten her hair as she went. “Just a minute,” she yells. You…

How Do I Rewrite The Script My Life?

How Do I Rewrite The Script My Life?

Identify Your Thoughts and Emotions In order to make changes, you must first become aware of your automatic thoughts and associated emotions. Some changes are easy to make just by changing your automatic thoughts. Others are more difficult because the core beliefs are multifaceted and require more work. Start by making the easier changes first….

Does The Script of Your Life Need Rewriting?

Does The Script of Your Life Need Rewriting?

What’s a Me-Movie? We all know that movies are a sequential series of images and sounds that engage the viewers’ imagination to tell a story or create a perceived experience. Every life is a story. Let’s turn our attention to the perceived experiences of our lives that I will call your ME-MOVIE. According to the…