Rest vs. Laziness

Often our laziness is a result of the thoughts we have about the work that we think we need to do or want to do. In the process we come up with invalid reasons for not doing it. We call it “rest” ahead of time because we predetermine the difficulty that awaits us while we are really creating a greater amount of stress from our procrastination. This in turn makes us work harder to complete projects on a designated timeline.

But what if we didn’t have to create that sense of stress to accomplish things? What if we just determined that we could finish the task and then rest?

Obstacles and the Motivational Triad

Obstacles will always come up for us as we evolve. It is the anticipation of those obstacles that help us to meet them when they appear, not as flaws or weakness, but just as a part of being human.

1% Goals vs Impossible Goals

But my impossible goal is impossible more so because it requires me to show up for myself consistently, for a year…..in a loving and compassionate way. Not berating myself to do it just to say I achieved it.

The goal isn’t about “the goal” so much as it is about the person I become in the process.

Holiday Preparations… The part you may have not prepared for yet

The holidays are upon us and preparations are in full swing for many of us. With Thanksgiving for those of us in the United States next week and Christmas next month there are a lot of us with lots of things to plan and prepare for. Will you be with family or with friends? MaybeContinue reading “Holiday Preparations… The part you may have not prepared for yet”

Emotions Are Not Problems to Solve – Part 2

So…. now that we know what feelings and emotions are, and what causes them, how do we “fix” them? Here is the secret!!! Emotions are not problems to solve and therefore, they are nothing that needs to be fixed! Recently I had the chance to go to Disneyland and California Adventure…twice in about 5 weeks.Continue reading “Emotions Are Not Problems to Solve – Part 2”

The Real Problem – Part 2

SO……. what is the REAL Problem? Last week we learned that most often the actual “problem” is not a problem at all. We started the discussion on Circumstances verses Thoughts Remember, circumstances are the facts of any given situation. They are the “Math”. When circumstances happen around us and then our brains add meaning toContinue reading “The Real Problem – Part 2”