We talk a lot about freedom in July. Let freedom ring! In recent months the word FREEDOM has taken on a whole new meaning for me. Christ came to give us freedom but often we only focus on benefit of that freedom: eternal life. We forget that freedom is ours for the taking TODAY. Right here. Right now. Unlike what the world offers His freedom is COMPLETE and LASTING. What do you need freedom from today? Disappointment? A broken heart? Loneliness? Bad habits? Negative thinking? ... Read More about Let Freedom Ring!
“If you succeed in justifying your negative emotions, you get to keep them.” Tommy Newberry. The choice is yours. The choice is mine. I can keep saying, “I can’t,” or I can try and fail and learn and grow. I can keep blaming or justifying or dwelling on the negative or I can choose to replace those thoughts with thoughts of gratitude for the blessings I’ve been given. The choice is mine. No, you don’t have to name your blessings or work on your mindset or DO THE THING. You can keep all ... Read More about It’s Your Choice
Did you wake up on the wrong side of your bed? Or did your kids? Feeling discouraged or grumpy about something in particular? Stressed with too much to do today? Frustrated? You need a 2-minute mindset reset!! Stop - whatever you're doing, you can at least take 2 minutes and STOP. Take a few deep breaths. This will calm you physically and emotionally. Put a drop of your favorite essential oil into the palms of your hands, cup hands around face and take a few MORE deep breaths. The ... Read More about Two Minute Mindset Reset
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery. – J.K. Rowling. It was a hard pill for me to swallow when a friend said to me, “It is what it is...now you must learn to love what is.” Love what is?!? But I hate this thing, this feeling, this circumstance, this situation. That was my 42 year old version of a temper tantrum. “But it’s not fair!! I don’t like this!!” But the fact of the matter is that acceptance is part of the mindset process ... Read More about To Accept and Love What Is…
I have struggled to find confidence my entire life. I know you may see me singing on stage at church or talking on videos or instastories all day long. But when it comes to walking in a room or worrying what others think and, ahem, assuming they think the worst, this has been a real and debilitating thing in my life. Part of my mindset journey has been finding confidence. Learning who I am. Who I really am. Who am I really? Who am I when I'm not trying to be who I think someone else wants ... Read More about Four Ways to Find Confidence