It’s time to get organized! On your “to do” list you can look for areas to stack or link with other activities. When organizing your errands you can return some of the things you have collected from neighbors on your way to soccer practice or to the store and letting the kids run it to the door. The trick is leaving five minutes early…
Simplifying your life really means establishing boundaries and saying “no” to the frivolous, the fillers, the extra added stuff and fluff. To simplify means knowing when to say “yes” and when to say “no”. You might be surrounded by post-it’s or for tech savvy folks, you might have phone alerts every five minutes. You might miss important meetings or double…
By becoming conscious about our language and choosing our words and stories more carefully we can eliminate some of the clutter in our life. Language includes words, and reveals our belief systems and the negative stories we are telling our self.
Power of the Word
Making small changes in how you express yourself could lead to big effects!
Words matter, and as we take steps to boost our happiness, the very words we choose are surprisingly important.
“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered the point is to discover them.” -Galileo 1564-1642 Don’t be afraid to discover or rediscover your truth! Here is a list of affirmations that can support you in living your truth: I am good enough I am loveable I am capable I am capable of…
Over thinking things can be a bad habit! I come from a long, productive line of professional worriers. My mother believed that when she worried about me and others she was showing love to me. I saw my mother in a constant state of worry. Worry equaled love in our family. Because she worried so much about me I felt bad and starting worrying myself, I worried that I might be a burden to her. I worked really hard to never show her that I was struggling because I didn’t want her to worry!
Myth #3 Happiness is marrying the perfect person.
Truth: True happiness is not determined by someone else. Everyone is in charge of their own happiness. Authentic happiness is personal.
Myth #2: Realized dreams equate to happiness.
Truth: Dreams serve as the motivation to continue pursuing happiness.
Myth #1: Achieving goals leads to happiness.
Truth: Happiness shouldn’t hang on achievement—happiness should encourage achievement.
Imagine if you could return to how you felt as a child, trusting your strengths and choosing to do what invigorates. Back then, I bet you didn’t give a thought to working on your weaknesses. When we participate in experiences that we feel confident in and that come naturally to us we feel empowered.