Discover why any kind of engaging when someone is angry is a waste of energy.
“Rage can…shut off the hippocampus [linked to memory], and people with out-of-control anger may not be lying when they say they don’t recall what they said or did in that altered state of mind.” Mindsight, P.155 Daniel Siegel, M.D.
Have . . . → Read More: Do You Remember What You Say When You are Enraged?
Do you allow your natural kindness to shine forth?
“Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness . . . → Read More: Where Kindness Comes From
Your pet knows the truth of who you are!
Many of us know how unconditionally loving most dogs naturally are – unless they have been abused. Even if you don’t have a dog, you’ve likely seen the joy they express when their person comes home after being gone for even a few minutes.
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Discover how to manage panic in a way that allows it to dissipate rather than escalate.
“That’s the strange thing about panic – when we lean into it, it loosens it’s grip on us.” Daniel Siegel, M.D.
“The power of reflection allows us to approach, rather than withdraw, from, whatever life brings us. And when . . . → Read More: Embracing Panic
“Everybody is like a magnet. You attract to yourself reflections of that which you are.” Dr. David Hawkins, Psychiatrist, Physician and Researcher, author of Power vs. Force
Are you happy with who you attract to yourself? Are you attracting open, loving, available, caring, kind people into your life? Or, are you attracting closed, hard, angry, abusive, emotionally unavailable, distant or judgmental people?
If you are not happy with the kind of people you are attracting into your life, then you might want to notice what kind of magnet you are being. Continue reading Who Are You Attracting to Yourself?
If you are hard on yourself, do you believe that this is helpful to you? You might want to re-evaluate this false belief.
Are you hard on yourself? Do you think this is a good thing? Do you believe this motivates you to do better? Think again. If you are doing well, it’s likely in spite of being hard on yourself, not because of it.
Many of us grew up with parents and teachers who believed that being hard on us was the way to motivate us. As children, we absorbed their judgments of us and became strict taskmasters with ourselves.
Are you aware of the negative consequences of being hard on yourself? Continue reading Are You Hard On Yourself? 9 Reasons to Love Yourself Instead