strengths

Make Your Weaknesses Your Strengths

Weakness and strength are opposite sides of the same coin. They are a matter of perspective and application. If you are feeling bogged down by your “challenges,” it’s time to see that you can make your weaknesses your strengths. Here is what I mean. First you have to understand what your strengths and weaknesses are. […]

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Be Still

Do have questions? Do you want answers? Stop. Be still. The answers you seek are right in front of you. You just have to learn to sense them. The first step is to be still. Still your eyes. We spend a lot of time hiding from the things that we don’t want to see that we […]

holiday blues

How to Beat the Holiday Blues

With Christmas only a week away, the holiday rush is in full swing. For some this means running around buying things that they can’t afford. It could mean packing in activities in an already over scheduled calendar. Some eat too much of the wrong things. Some drink too much. Some get overwhelmed with regret of […]

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How To Say What You Need to Say

There are lots of reasons why some people don’t know how to say what they need to say. Sometimes it comes from fear of rejection. Sometimes it is about not knowing what to say. Sometimes it’s fear that the words will be misconstrued and things will be even worse. Staying silent almost always comes down […]

forgiveness

Should I Forgive?

Today is December 6. The view from my eyes says the holiday season has been in full swing for quite a while now. Holiday decorations have been up in stores for weeks. My house is decked out. There are more lights in the neighborhood each night. Radio stations have already begun their non-stop Christmas carols. […]

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When in Doubt, Love It Out

Everyone has moments (days, years?) when they just don’t know what to do. When in doubt, love it out. Love is never wrong. The effect can sometimes be instantaneous, and what you send out comes back to you. If someone has done you wrong, love it out. It doesn’t matter that they were wrong. It doesn’t […]

illness

Accept Yourself, Not Your Dysfunction

*Twenty-five percent of Americans under the age of eighteen have at least one chronic disease. A Mayo clinic study found that 70% of the total population is on at least one prescription drug. That’s a lot of sick people. The odd reaction to that seems to be an acceptance that illness is normal because it’s […]

complaining

How to Stop Complaining and Criticizing

Have you ever been around someone who complains or criticizes constantly? It’s a downer, isn’t it? Negative words vibrate with low energy. This brings you and everyone around you down. People don’t want to feel down, so they may move away from you to get away from the complaining. If you complain about them, it can […]

unrequited love

How to Heal From Unrequited Love

Heartache is hard. No doubt about it. When the one you love doesn’t seem to love you back, that can make it so much worse. Still, life has to go on, right? Here are some suggestions for how to heal from unrequited love. Give yourself time. It’s easy for friends and family to encourage you […]