As we progress deeper into the New Year, how many resolutions have you initiated and how many have you already tossed to the wayside? Truth of the matter is, we often make a laundry list of goals that we truly want but never achieve. Why? We tend to set ourselves up for defeat the moment we start dwelling on all the work that each goal is going to take to achieve it.
Sometimes things happen in life that we question and mourn over, however, sometimes it is God who is leading you in a different direction so that you are positioned to reach your highest potential. We tend to think that when something doesn’t work out or possibly, we are going through a disappointment tha
Are you wearing a mask to hide your sadness or identity? Isn’t it time you removed the facade to let your light shine through? Like the great pumpkin, you must cut away the layers of waxed skin to create a brightly-lit jack-o-lantern.
Are you one of those people who have made so many commitments that you are having a hard time keeping them? You have compromised your health and sacrificed your family life because you had a strong need to help others. You are a leader in your community but you fail your family. So how do you accomplish all the tasks that you feel committed to or are you in the danger zone in your life where you have lost control of your true purpose and chose to over-program
We have all heard those words before –“Life is a journey not a destination” but as I heard someone speak them again today, I realized that they finally sunk into the recesses of my mind and I found myself saying: “Yes—that is true!”.
We spend too much time trying to get others approval, acceptance and love.
When people experience a typical and less than desirable circumstances in their lives, there is sometimes a tendency to become habitually pessimistic. Pessimism can and will lead to even more negative outcomes. But know this: All that is required to change your habit is practicing positive thinking. When you practice positivity, you affect your overall wellbeing and actually shift gears that will ultimately shift behavior.
The Dalai Lama, who has dedicated his true self to helping others with his thoughtful wisdom and compassion once said, "With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world." Before you can begin building a better world for yourself and for those around you, in your community and beyond, you must first practice being your true self.