LEARNING TO ACCEPT WHAT LIFE HAS GIVEN YOU – BUT NOT GIVE UP

A major turning point in lifeis that moment when you finallylet go of the things you cannot change.But letting go does not mean giving up.It means accepting the things that cannot be.You choose to not get caught upwith what you cannot control, and learnto accept what life has given you.You choose to make the mostout of every day and be gratefulfor all the little things in life,the things that really matter.You let go and free yourself of allthe negative tapes about yourselfthat you hav played so oftenin your mind, and make new tapes,tapes that are positive and encouraging.You decide that … Continue reading LEARNING TO ACCEPT WHAT LIFE HAS GIVEN YOU – BUT NOT GIVE UP

WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF WORDS.ONE WORD that is encouraging:”Yes.”TWO WORDS that are healing:”I’m sorry.”THREE WORDS that are reassuring:”I love you.”FOUR WORDS that are supportive:”Let me help you.”FIVE WORDS that are reconciling:”I’m willing to forgive you.”SIX WORDS that are warm and welcoming:”It’s so good to see you.”SEVEN WORDS that are bonding:”Let me give you a big hug.”EIGHT WORDS that are strengthening:”I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.”NINE WORDS that are a blessing:”May you be blessed with happiness and good health.”TEN WORDS that are inspiring:”May you dream big dreams and may your dreamscome true.”REMEMBER,Words have the POWER to AFFECT lives.Choose them … Continue reading WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

THINGS TO DO AND NOT DO WHEN SOMEONE’S HURTING

When you’re hurtingthere’s something healing to know that others are hurting for you and with you.It’s comforting when someone says,”I understand.”And they take the timeto be there for you in a supportive way.and you know they’re sincere.BUTwhen someone’s hurtingPLEASE……PLEASE don’t say”Let me know if there’s anything I can do.”That is so hollow.Especially when there’s ALWAYS something you can do.Always!JUST DO IT!It doesn’t matter how big or small it is,JUST DO IT!It will help the healing.Like,Send a thoughtful note.Spend time with them.Take them out for lunch.Give them a casserole or soup.Bake them some cookies.Give them a book or puzzle.Give them a gift card … Continue reading THINGS TO DO AND NOT DO WHEN SOMEONE’S HURTING