Have you ever done something and it felt so difficult to do?
This happened to me recently. I had a bunch of scans I needed to do and I was using a bed scanner and it was like watching paint dry scanning those documents. Plus, a lot of extra work and time. Then someone suggested getting a double-sided, auto feeding scanner. This made the job fun and I have scanner love.
Use practices and tools you have and if they aren’t working it’s time to find a new one.
Take a quick moment for self-Love
I love myself as I am in this moment
Things don't' need to be perfect all the time and having a rating for things comes in handy. In some group calls I was a part of: Good, Better, Best rating came up often. This has come in handy for food choices to rating neighborhoods I would live in.
If perfect isn't working for something take the Good, Better, Best rating for a trial run and see if it’s a fit for you.
Having a self-kindness practice can bring more contentment and joy in life.
Take time for self-kindness and have more joy, contentment and energy for other people and things in life.
One way to nurture self-kindness is to have a list of kind things to do for yourself. Here are some ideas:
When you notice self-kindness fading to the back, it’s a good time to pick up your self-kindness list and do some of them.
Follow these five easy steps for mantra tapping:
Using mantras and tapping at the same time is a powerful practice to use.
Does stress get to you at times? Imagine if you:
The Stress Release eBook has practices to dial down stress easily.
Choose a mantra that gives you room to grow
Use a favorite one Or Create your own
Find one that works for you, in this moment
Think about the chosen mantra and write down what comes up
Enjoy what comes from this.
If you'd like to see this in video form on YouTube
Step-by-step video to walk through how to find the blocks in mantras that catch your eye and tap on these to release what's holding you back from what you're wanting more of in your life.
When I did a previous post around thought and quote tapping, I decided I wanted to post more on this and include a mantra, thought or possibly a quote.
Here are the 3 steps to walk through this with a mantra. Feel free to use a favorite thought, quote or mantra of your own choosing.
This is a great way to start moving forward on things you want to add to your life.
Living A Life Of Joy is a great book to increase joy with technics and practices to release old hurts, dial down guilt and more on Amazon.
When adding something new in life, the inner negative Nellie voice can speak up. Here's a practice to quiet the inner nay-sayer:
Having a practice to acknowledge and quiet the inner nay-sayer assists with keeping focus where its wanted.
When wanting something new to happen in life, using practices are a way to implement these. For example, focusing on wellbeing.
These simple steps create a practice to build in something new in life.
Practices and tools are step by step processes to walk through, for example addressing an uncomfortable feeling, self-care or something else. There are steps to:
Life is full of practices, some are tried once (aka taken for a test drive) other are done daily, weekly or more.
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When irritating or disappointing events happen, ask yourself:
What was optimistic about this event happening?
When my finances changed, I needed to find an affordable way to entertain myself and I was introduced to streaming. It fit the bill of affordability and I love it!
Confidence can grow when your belief in yourself does.
Explore and look for self-belief evidence to grow more confidence and belief in yourself.
When feeling stuck, having a great question to open the door for ideas to flow and give some direction is a fantastic way to start moving forward.
Around the beginning of the year, I like to decide what are my 3 focus words. Think about what you want more of in your life. Here are some ideas; enthusiasm, joy, knowledge, thankfulness, curiosity, fun or other in your life. What are your 3 focus words for 2021.
Post them in comments, I'd love to know your words. I chose to be open to more; love, kindness and wonder in 2021.
It’s important to put yourself first at times so you have energy to do all the other things. Take the walk that helps with stress and have energy later to wrap or shop for gifts.
When they pop up don't think about them, just do them. This sets yourself up for great self-care and energy to do the things you want to do.
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