When I was walking through a difficult life change, I’d call someone to talk with. It was great to reach out and there would be a calm voice or listening ear. Some would suggest a tool to use. It was what I needed at the time.
It’s okay to reach out when needed and be there when someone needs you too.
Let’s be open to reaching out to others and be available for them, when we can.
Sometimes it can feel hard to see the available choices and focus on what ifs and negatives but we decide what our own day is going to be like. Examples: I choose to:
Sometimes it can feel difficult to get some self-care in. Finding ways to do this is important because when our bucket is full, we can have more energy and joy in our lives. Here are a few quick things you can do for self-care
When we are care for ourselves we have more energy and this can add joy in our lives.
Tap and take a deep breath in and out on each hand tapping point while saying this amazing thought out loud from Louise Hays I Can Do It 2019 Calendar:
“I see abundance radiating all around me. I now live in limitless
love, light and joy”
Deep self-limiting beliefs play a big part in low confidence, self-belief and self-esteem.
We have laser focus on many failures and beliefs but what if we challenge them when we hear a negative thought come up.
Inspired by: How to Build Your Belief in Yourself by Amy Morin LCSW, posted Oct 18, 2016: www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/what-mentally-strong-people-dont-do/201610/how-build-your-belief-in-yourself
Lets choose to challenge harmful thoughts, follow my savvy ideas and build my self-belief.
While on line I found a comment about confidence. Another word that was used for it was self-belief. It’s been on my mind for a while. I knew I wanted to take some time to explore this. Here’s a definition of it:
“Self-belief is that positive feeling you have inside that you are capable of anything. You feel empowered, confident and fueled with virility in the face of challenges and problems.” From a blog on Mindvalley.com called: 5 Positive Things That Can Happen If You Have Self-Belief on January 15, 2018
What if we can cultivate our self-belief and help ourselves move forward on our journey by looking for optimistic evidence to support it.
Let’s look for optimistic evidence and build our self-belief.
part 1 Self-Belief
Are you going through a large life change and do some of these sound familiar:
If you would like to use tools to make life feel easier this guide can introduce you to some and remind you of others. There are thirteen tools, with links to five videos and a bonus tool.
The more tools are used and incorporated into your life the better the results. Life can be easier with tools. Here's a link
It’s important to fit in tapping, some ways are when we are:
We live in a busy world full of obligations and distractions. Finding time for things we need and want to do is important.
One of the ways I grow is to read. I wanted to read a book but I was busy. I looked on line and they had a short version of it and downloaded it. It feels much more achievable. My hubby has a long work commute and he often listens to audio books during this time. I think these are great ways to fit something like this in.
It’s great to have options. Thinking outside the box to fit things in can open the door for more joy in our lives.
This was an interesting blog on Psychology Today on managing big life changes:
At times I heard Utah wasn’t a pretty place. I’m from Portland, OR and it is beautiful here and so is Utah.
It’s a different kind of beauty. I was drawn by the fields & desert that go on for miles with the majestic snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Experiencing things and places in person can give us a different perspective or view.
Life events can turn out different then the stories we sometimes tell ourselves.
Here’s a great article on EFT and staying in the positive when others around us aren’t.
This was a great life purpose information. I took my time and answered the questions and boom it really laser focused my purpose and gave me some a great information about talking about it. IF you’d like a 10 minute way to do this take some time and watch this video and follow the easy steps. https://youtu.be/vVsXO9brK7M
It’s almost time to start a 2019 joy jar. If you had a joy, gratitude or other jar take time to look at some you put in and read them. For those that haven’t done this:
Keeping commitments to ourselves can get lost in the “busy” in our lives. It’s important to put ourselves first at times so we can have the energy to do the other things we want to do. Some ways to do this are:
In your hustle and bustle of the Holiday’s Stop and take a few deep breaths in and out and enjoy this pause from the hustle and the bustle.
What do you want to focus on in 2019, do you want to:
I want my business, healthier choices and self-care to continue to grow.
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