WHEN THINGS AREN’T GOING WELL, HIT “PAUSE” AND “RESTART”

Some days things just don’t go so well.Some days you feel like you’ve fallenand you can’t get up,and you don’t even want to get up.Some days you feel like you’re stuck in a rut.You feel like you’re wading in yucky muck.You’re convinced someone turned off your go-powerand your whole system has been disabled.You’re in complete shut-down mode.Nothing is functioning.But wait…..do NOT be dismayed.There’s something you can do.There’s a remote in your mind.The first thing you need to do ishit “PAUSE.”Step back from whatever you’re doing,take a deep breathand momentarily let the world go by.Talk to yourself and say,”Now wait a … Continue reading WHEN THINGS AREN’T GOING WELL, HIT “PAUSE” AND “RESTART”

DECIDE TO DO THE THINGS YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO — YOU CAN DO IT.

Take a moment.Think about all the thingsyou would like to do….BUTyou haven’t done….BECAUSEYou are hesitant or afraidto make a decisionand DO them.You come up with a long listof reasons why you can’t.All the things you want to dojust sit there and smolder.They don’t go away.Dreams never do.Perhaps the most difficultthing sometimesis simply making the decision to act.BUTthink about all the thingsyou miss out on,things you could be enjoying in lifeby hesitating to decide.HESITATING is almost always the BARRIER.HOWEVER…..You CAN do what you DECIDE.The POWER to decide lies within YOU.Start by taking one thing….just one thingyou want to do.Maybe the easiest … Continue reading DECIDE TO DO THE THINGS YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO — YOU CAN DO IT.

EMPOWER YOUR POWER – TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

Mastering others is power.Mastering yourself is empowerment.It’s futile to try and master others.It’s fulfillment to master yourself.We’ve all made bad choices in life.We’ve all had struggles and pain.But you are NOT your mistakes.You are NOT your struggles and pain.Within you is the powerto shape your day and your future.Empower your power.Own your power.Never give your power away.Never allow others to steal your strength.It belongs to you and no one else.Within you is a wonderful story.It lies waiting to be empowered.Let go of any strings that hold you backand laugh triumphantlyat all the things and peopleyou will no longer allow to steal … Continue reading EMPOWER YOUR POWER – TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

WRITE A GOOD ENDING TO YOUR LIFE

You are the playwrightand you’re writing  a play.The play is titled”My Life in Three Acts.”It’s up to you to decidehow much drama you want in your play,how much conflict,how much humor.As the playwrightyou have a lot of choices to make.It’s up to you to decidewhich characters you want in your play.You have the power to include those you wantand exclude those you don’t want.The First Act of your “Your Life” is completed.Depending on your age,you are in the Second Act or Third.How you finish the playand write the endingis up to you.You are the playwright.The power is in your hand.There is … Continue reading WRITE A GOOD ENDING TO YOUR LIFE

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF YOUR SMILE

My daughter sent me a beautifulpoem about a smileby an anonymous author.This is my version of it.YOUR SMILE HAS POWERA smile is a free giftyou can give someone.It costs nothing but gives much.It enriches those who receive itwithout making those who give it poor.It is often briefly given,but the memory of itsometimes lasts a lifetime.None are so richthat they can get along without it,and none are so poorthat they cannot be made rich by it.A smile cannot be bought, borrowed or stolen,for it has no valueuntil it is given away.Some people are too tired or thoughtlessto give you a smile,so give … Continue reading NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF YOUR SMILE

PERSEVERANCE LEADS TO SUCCESS

Perseveranceis a big word, a very important word,but what does it mean?When you persevereyou maintain a purposein spite of difficulties, obstacles,or discouragement.You continue onward, steadfastly.You don’t give up.You keep going.Perseverance is strength, it’s power.It’s one of the most important qualitiesof people who succeed in life.Now look at the fifth line above again.Look at the word PURPOSE.That’s the SECRET to perseverance.People who PERSEVERE and SUCCEEDare those who have a STRONG,WELL-DEFINED sense of PURPOSE.They are PASSIONATE about whatthey want to accomplish, their goal.That’s the bottom line.If you want to SUCCEED at somethingmake sure you are very clear about your PURPOSEand be PASSIONATE about … Continue reading PERSEVERANCE LEADS TO SUCCESS

A HUG IS WORTH MORE THAN A THOUSAND WORDS

Someone once said that a hugwas invented to let people knowyou love them without saying a word.I believe that’s true becauseone good hug says so much.No words are necessary.A good silent hug says it all.When people talk about theimportance of good communicationthey often forget to mention hugging.Hugging is perhaps the most beautifuland the most powerfulform of communication there is becauseit lets the other person know they matter.It expresses love and caring.Sometimes when you really need a hugand someone comes and hugs you tight,you just don’t want to let gobecause it feels so good and means so much.Never underestimate the power … Continue reading A HUG IS WORTH MORE THAN A THOUSAND WORDS