Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Exercise Your Options - Les Brown

Exercise your options! There are certain things and certain people that you don’t have to deal with. You allow yourself to deal with them when you really don’t have to. At the end of the day, we have the power of choice. But many times, we give it away by not creating the boundaries that allow us to take care of ourselves. We allow ourselves to be stressed out by people who create unnecessary drama or headaches when we have the power to ignore the behavior and say "I don’t have to deal with this or with you...this is optional."

It may be friends, a spouse or significant other, co-workers, family members including children, or people who act out in negative ways. Remember to exercise your options. Don't get stressed out, and don't rent space in your mind to crazy, rude, or demanding people. Decide what is optional, necessary, or mandatory in your life. You deserve! ~ Les Brown

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Paralysis by Analysis

Sometimes *paralysis by analysis* becomes self-sabotage... We work out anxiety stalling, fidgeting, dwelling on details and procrastination instead of Making It Happen... Only when we acknowledge our ego-defenses can we grow beyond our present limits. We need be mindful of our thoughts and actions, take a step back and discover the real reasons we do what we do. #dotjenna

Provide Evidence

 One way to change your Core Belief or Life Script of Failure is to present EVIDENCE to yourself that you're a success. Gather evidence!!! Little-by-little you will chip away at the old belief as you start to confront every lie you've believed with the truth--real facts. Remember that time you won that contest in High School? What about the way you sang that time at karaoke? What about the time you ran that marathon... Keep pulling up evidence to combat negative beliefs. The more ingrained the False Belief, the more evidence you will need to overcome it and convince your mind to overturn its ruling. Think of your mind like a Judge, then become your own advocate by presenting evidence of your innocence, your capabilities and your ability to overcome and succeed. Be mindful of your thoughts and argue with your inner critic--don't accept internal abuse. Fight for yourself and win the battle in your mind... get out of prison, be free. You are in charge of all that you think, say and do. You have control of all your beliefs.