Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is the conscious knowledge of your own character, feelings, motives, and desires. In other words, it is understanding who you are and why you do the things you do. Self-awareness is the basis for all personal growth.

The Gift of a Grateful Heart

Written by on November 20, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 1 Comment
The Gift of a Grateful Heart

~ A grateful heart shifts focus from ourselves to other people and circumstances as we humbly acknowledge their contribution to our lives. Feels good just thinking about it, doesn’t it? But gratitude can be tricky at times depending on how you choose to define it because after all you were not born grateful, it is […]

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Creative Visualization: Turning Fantasy Into Reality

Written by on October 29, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 16 Comments
Creative Visualization: Turning Fantasy Into Reality

~ I believe in dreams. Our dreams give us hope and energy and the vision we create of what life can be inspires us to rise above our circumstances, overcome hardship and challenge the unknown. Of course, a vision is basically a fantasy created from our desires, the question is how to turn that fantasy […]

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Your Key to Success

Written by on October 25, 2017 in Self-Awareness with 13 Comments
Your Key to Success

 ~ How will you know when you have truly achieved success? If you’ve been too busy working to give that question much thought, this is your opportunity to take a few minutes to consider it now. After all, that’s the point of all your hard work, right? But first, let’s consider the question of how […]

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Perspective: Sometimes You DO Need to Sweat the Small Stuff!

Written by on October 5, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 23 Comments
Perspective: Sometimes You DO Need to Sweat the Small Stuff!

Your perspective is yours alone. You own it. No one can change it or diminish it without your permission. YOU can CHOOSE how to see things. While others see certain circumstances as the end of the road, you can decide it is only the beginning. ~Andy Andrews ~ You have the power to choose how […]

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Ruminating: The Dark Side of Self-Reflection

Written by on September 24, 2017 in Emotional Mastery, Self-Awareness with 33 Comments
Ruminating: The Dark Side of Self-Reflection

We’ve all been there. Your mind is endlessly ruminating over that careless mistake you made, how you could have (should have) better handled that awkward conversation with your friend, or beating yourself up for not being able to say “no” to unrealistic demands on your time. You tell yourself you’re just trying to make sense […]

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Year-End Goals: It’s Not Too Late to Create Something Remarkable!

Written by on September 11, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose with 25 Comments
Year-End Goals: It’s Not Too Late to Create Something Remarkable!

~ We all love stories about overcoming, especially the everyday hero, who rises above their challenges to come from behind, arms stretched to the sky with joy as they cross the finish line. How would it feel if YOU could end this year on that kind of a high note? If you are not the […]

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