Making Rest Periods (mental/physical/emotional) a Priority

Monday Morning Mentoring

Last week I found myself utterly overwhelmed — mentally. My mind was just exhausted.

The thing is, I didn’t recognize it. A friend had to point it out to me – as I was sitting at the pool with my boys splashing away and I’m stressing over everything in my life while I try to cram 4 inches of binder material into my already overstuffed brain!

 

I kept forcing myself to study more, do more, take the next test for my certifications, write more…and I kept asking more and more mental effort from myself…until I just couldn’t do ANYTHING!

That’s what happens when you don’t take the REST breaks. It’s the same with the body. It’s the same with the spirit. We can’t expect ourselves to be on 100% of the time. We can’t demand that from ourselves. It’s just not smart.

I know that I watch for it in my children – as their teacher and mom, I’m vigilant at taking a break and letting them process things. We use a 3 day learning process from Rudolf Steiner and it’s powerful. So why haven’t I applied this to myself?

Well, honestly, I forgot. My awareness was obscured and the rest is….

So this week…let’s build in those rest periods. Let’s go 100% for 50 minutes and take a 10 minute break and repeat that 2 -3 times a day. That reminds me of the DEEP WORK book I read a few years back. Blocks of focused time.

This goes along with the 7 Day Mental Diet – if you haven’t done that yet – go get that now! It’s awesome and it’s free. It will change your world!

Use the Powerful Tool of Imagination to Create a Better Life

Monday Morning Mentoring

Happy Beautiful Monday!

IMAGINATION

One of my favorite words! How about you? Do you feel excited when you hear or see the word Imagination or do you feel squashed or like you better not because it’s bad to use your imagination? (If you feel negative emotion around “IMAGINATION” visit my clearing negative emotion page or emofree.org right now and get it cleared through the awesome Tool of Emotional Freedom Technique). Otherwise, carry on…

There are many teachers on this topic, Neville Goddard, Joe Dispenza are a couple of my favs.

I’m always practicing with it and last week I realized I’d seen only a few hummingbirds and wanted to see more. In my Morning Sit, I Imagined the feeling of seeing so many hummingbirds right outside my windows and the sounds of ooh and aahs from my boys as we delighted in their varieties and watched them nourish in nectar. I did this for maybe 2 minutes and it was as if I was actually seeing them. I felt excited at the end of it and then closed my morning sit as usual and proceeded about my busy day completely forgetting about it!

Later that morning one of my clients told me about fuchsia baskets being on close out at our local nursery. After our session he went and bought 3 for me and I put them all up on my patio! By that afternoon we had seen 32!!! Hummingbirds!

So many variety of colors on their breasts. It was AMAZING!!!

This week YOU are going to cultivate IMAGINATION as a skillful TOOL in your Tool Box! Try it for 1 full week and see if it’s one of the Diamonds.

 

Here’s how!

 

 

 

How to Make Affirmations Work For You

Monday Morning Mentoring

I’ve had an aversion to affirmations in the past. I felt they were fluff and nonsense. But that was when I was very much into controlling things from a logical network of cause and effect based on the physical universe laws (I must have been trying to channel my inner “Spock”)

Well, it’s now been about 3 years of regular affirmations in my world and I’m here to pleasantly report great success.

 

But here’s what I’ve learned to make them most effective and for affirmations to work fast!

First, you cannot be saying “I am happy, healthy and whole” while you are chowing on potato chips binge watching reruns of the good wife and dishes in the sink that need to be washed.

Instead try washing the dishes while you say, “I am happy, healthy and whole” after having ditched the chips and unplugged the boob tube (pick your latest device).

Guess what, it works, you will feel more happy, more healthy and more whole! (Personal experience example here)

Second, affirmations are not going to replace taking the action – whether it be learning to use a new device (I tried affirmation only with “mastering my smart phone” and it didn’t work – I had to actually read the manual, use the phone, try out the new apps and get some help from an expert on advanced ideas.) or becoming more successful or creating a loving relationship.

Thirdly, if you have a feeling that is incongruent with your words, that’s misalignment and you’ll get no real results.

Think of how a dog responds – it’s the emotion/the feeling that the dog responds to.

So if we get our words, our feelings and our actions in alignment – this is the magically trifecta. It works.

I’ve had miracle after miracle happen in my life, (literal miracles) from getting aligned with the thinking, feeling and will (actions), some near instantaneous to other’s taking about a year.

Things that if I had just focused on the action and making things go right by sheer will – maybe could have happened but would have taken years likely.

So, this week – let’s focus on 1 area/topic and get 100% in alignment with your thought/word, emotion/feeling, will/action.

Let me know how it goes!

A Delay is NOT a Denial

Master Key Master Mind Alliance Experience Week 20 something

Have you seen all the master mind groups on line? Are you aware of the numerous resurgence of “master minds”?

Likely it is just reticular activating system in me that has me seeing “master mind” (join this powerful master mind to be a millionaire, business whiz, facebook guru, fitness mastermind, mom master mind, etc). While I am being a bit facetious, I have been in several “master minds’ over the past 5 years. One in the 5 figures – that wasn’t worth the paper the money was printed on.

Here’s what I learned – most people have no clue what a real MASTER MIND is or what the REAL purpose of a MASTER MIND fulfills.

I won’t spoil it here, not yet at least. Suffice it to say, I’ve made it my job to fully understand what and why master mind, master minding, master mind alliances might be valuable and how to create one/ones in my life that serve a valuable purpose in my life and those in the master mind.

As the energy vibration moves faster the higher the frequency the chi (spirit, elan, life force)  becomes, well, manifestation happens that much faster.  Connect with others in a mutual MASTER MIND and well, I have a warning: careful what you wish for!!