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Handling Emotional Triggers

We all have triggers that set us off and can throw us into an energy draining negativity tailspin. The key to stopping the spin is understanding why we feel so emotionally charged by those triggers and how to stay in our emotional power and remain more neutral. What are emotional triggers? Emotional triggers are those hyper-sensitive over-reactive sore spots within you that get set off by the words, gestures, or actions of others. Your triggers can cause intense, unwanted negative reactions and emotions that drain your energy and leave you…

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How to Reach Personal Goals – It Requires Change

How to Reach Personal Goals Determining how we’re going to get the results we want almost always requires that we change something. You know the saying, same methods, same results. If you don’t step forward, you will always be in the same place. That stands true for most everything we do. Whether we are looking to make changes in our personal life or health (like me needing to lower my cholesterol) or to increasing our income; or maybe we’ve got our eye on making a broader difference taking a stand…

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Why Forgiveness Is Important in Life

Why forgiveness is important in life We’ve all been hurt by the words or actions of others and/or felt the sting of remorse over our own choices. These hurts often leave us with lasting and festering wounds. Wounds that ooze feelings of bitterness and anger and that keep us feeling trapped, powerless and down. Not that we should ignore or dismiss on-going abusive behavior from ourselves or others, but more that we should figure out how not to let our potential for joy get swallowed up by past hurts or…

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Feeling Emotionally Stuck | Tips to Break out of that Rut

Feeling emotionally stuck? Here are some tips to bust through the rut. You tell yourself you can’t do this and you can’t do that. You build an invisible wall between what your heart dreams of and what your mind says you can have. You feel stuck and in a rut, but what is really going on? Let’s get real. You know the saying, where there’s a will, there’s a way. But first, let’s be honest about how we are feeling. I don’t know about you, but I find the older…

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The feeling of not deserving anything may be preventing you from receiving what you desire

Have you ever thought about how connected your feeling of not deserving anything may be to what you are struggling to make happen in your life? You are aware of what you want and yet you don’t feel empowered to make it happen. You think about it, dream about, even take actions toward it – but you get down on yourself and doubt it will ever happen. And so, it doesn’t. Many of us don’t feel deserving enough to create and receive what we want to happen. We give up…

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How to Recover from Mental and Emotional Exhaustion

How to Recover from Mental and Emotional Exhaustion These are no doubt trying times for most of us. The stresses of prolonged social distancing, pandemic fear of illness, grief over loss, and coping with economic damage are each enough to drag even the strongest, most positive of us, down. But we don’t have to let this challenging time lead us to feeling completely out of control. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to gauge if you’re suffering from mental and emotional exhaustion… Are you – not sleeping well?…

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