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 Promises We Break

Written by on January 23, 2018 in Accountability, Self-Awareness
The Promises We Break

~ How do you feel when someone breaks a promise to you: sad, disappointed, betrayed, maybe a bit foolish if it isn’t the first time? A promise establishes the expectation that a particular thing will happen, and when the commitment is fulfilled it builds confidence that the individual can be trusted to keep their word. […]

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Is It Time To Take Life To The Next Level?

Written by on January 8, 2018 in Breaking Barriers, Self-Awareness
Is It Time To Take Life To The Next Level?

Sometimes in life, we find ourselves feeling an inexplicable restlessness or discontent with circumstances and relationships that seemed fine not so long ago. This can be pretty confusing, especially if you look around and realize how fortunate you are and that your life is actually pretty darn great just the way it is. Maybe, but […]

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Most Valuable Lessons From 2017

Written by on December 20, 2017 in Self-Awareness
Most Valuable Lessons From 2017

~ This year has been filled with so many different experiences. There have been great times, but 2017 was definitely a year where many of us had to dig really deep and work through a lot of challenges. I think Pema Chodron’s quote says it well. Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us […]

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Are You Ready To Get Off The Happiness Treadmill?

Written by on December 3, 2017 in Self-Awareness
Are You Ready To Get Off The Happiness Treadmill?

~ It recently occurred to me that happiness is a lot like Chinese food. No really, think about it. We enjoy moments of happiness, but that feeling doesn’t last, and soon we’re hungry for more. In fact, once our basic needs are met achieving more of this elusive state is the single most persistent motivator […]

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The Gift of a Grateful Heart

Written by on November 20, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Sense of Purpose
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
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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