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Category Archives for "positivity"

Courage Launches Me Above My Fears

By DSAdmin | DSA Reflections , feelings , healthy , Inspiration , mental , Patreon , positivity , reflection , self-talk

Fear is a natural and healthy feeling necessary to survive. Instead of buckling in the face of fear, I leverage it to stir up my courage. Fear makes it possible for me to tap into a degree of bravery stored inside of me.

Courage is the presence of action in the midst of fear. My courage takes me above my fears and into a place where dreams and goals become reality. Because of courage, my heart is exploding with daring hope.

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Breathing Deeply helps me Release Tension

By DSAdmin | DSA Reflections , feelings , healthy , Inspiration , mental , Patreon , positivity , reflection , self-talk

Breathe In ==> Strength and Peace enter My Body When I breathe in fresh air, I envision strength entering my body. Peace travels through me, filling up my lungs. Serenity reigns in my body and my thoughts. With every breath I exhale, I envision any tension I feel dissolving. Any circumstances that seem insurmountable become […]

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Leave Your Couch Potato Label Behind and Start Loving Your Life

By DSAdmin | appreciation , commitment , emotional , feelings , habits , health , identity , mental , personal , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-esteem

If you’ve had enough of your “Couch Potato” label, you may have also realized how unproductive and unrewarding flipping through channels is, day after day. And you’re ready to make some changes. But where should you start? Now that you’ve become truly aware of how much of life has passed you by while you watched […]

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A Simple Process to Transform Your Life

By DSAdmin | authentic , commitment , emotional , feelings , habits , Image , Inspiration , limits , mental , personal , positivity , self-confidence , self-development

Changing your life is possible. It only requires a few key ingredients: a plan, patience, and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone. If you’ve really struggled with life, it can be helpful to start small. Achieving a few small successes will give you the confidence to move forward with larger changes. Follow this […]

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Overcoming Negativity Day 4: Valuable Tips to Eliminate Negativity and Increase Positivity

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , freedom , habits , healing , healthy , Inspiration , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Patreon , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-talk

It can be really challenging to eliminate negativity. Here are 5 techniques that can help you become more successful and positive in your life.  1. Change Negative Thought Into Positive Ones You may not even realize how much you listen to (or are affected by) negative self talk. A lot of times these are happening below […]

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Overcoming Negativity Day 3: Forgiveness – Another Way to Eliminate Negativity

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , freedom , healthy , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Patreon , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-talk

When people treat you badly, it’s very easy to develop and hold a grudge. You may not understand how it could be possible to forgive someone for a slight, especially if the action was especially hurtful. Maybe you think forgiveness is about the other person and somehow they benefit from you forgiving them. Forgiveness is […]

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Overcoming Negativity Day 2: Recognizing Negativity in Your Life and Eliminating It

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , habits , healthy , Inspiration , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Patreon , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-talk

The most common poison people take on a regular basis is negativity. It can control you and hold you back in ways that you may not even be aware of. Eliminating negativity can make a major difference in your outlook and mindset. Here are some of the ways that you may be allowing negativity in […]

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Overcoming Negativity Day 1: 5 Ways to Eliminate Negativity

By DSAdmin | authentic , Challenge , emotional , feelings , healthy , negative , Overcoming Negativity , positivity , self-confidence , self-talk

Negativity can really affect your life. It can lead to depression, cause health issues, and destroy your connections with others. Here are a few tips to help you eliminate the negativity in your life. First, figure out what is triggering the negativity. Before you can eliminate it, you have to identify it. You will probably […]

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Physical activity is important to me

By DSAdmin | Affirmation , appearance , Body care , commitment , feelings , gratitude , health , mental , personal , physical , positivity , self-care , self-talk

I set aside time for physical activity. Physical activity is important to me because it is the time when I take care of my body. Each day, I give so much to so many people. Taking time out to exercise and do something good for myself brings me great pleasure. I carve out time in […]

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Practicing Mindfulness – 5 Free Apps to Help You Get Started

By DSAdmin | commitment , emotional , feelings , gratitude , habits , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , reflection , self-care , spiritual

There are lots of techniques out there to help you get into the mindfulness habit. Every day there are more and more mindfulness apps for your smart phone or tablet to help you deal with anxiety, sleep, and stress issues. Here are some of the most popular and easy to use mindfulness apps that are […]

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Take a Mindful Walk

By DSAdmin | emotional , feelings , habits , health , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , Mindfulness , personal , physical , positivity , reflection , self-care , self-development , spiritual

Chances are you spend a lot of the day sitting in an office, and frankly, the prospect of doing more sitting is not so appealing, even if it’s for mindfulness meditation. Luckily, there is a long tradition of walking meditation and developing a mindfulness walking practice can be a great way to take a break […]

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Setting Up Your Meditation Space

By DSAdmin | authentic , commitment , emotional , feelings , habits , healthy , identity , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , physical , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual

The way you organize your home or apartment sends messages about what is important to you. Some people prioritize books, bookshelves, and a comfortable reading chair or sofa. A movie buff will set up a living room that is essentially a home cinema. Someone who loves cooking will have the kitchen as the center of […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation: What’s the Difference?

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , featured , feelings , habits , healing , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual

You’ve probably heard a lot recently about mindfulness – especially if you’re a regular reader / follower of my blog. The concept of mindfulness as a regular practice is popping up everywhere in self-help books, yoga and lifestyle magazines, and online courses as a way of living a better, healthier life. You may also have […]

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Common Mindfulness Questions – Answered!

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , health , identity , Inspiration , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Mindfulness is a hot topic right now and for a good reason. Mindfulness has been shown to have a range of benefits and can improve your physical, mental and emotional health. Whether you want to practice mindfulness to help you more easily deal with stress or to help you live a more positive life, you’re […]

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The Multiple Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness

By DSAdmin | Body care , emotional , feelings , habits , health , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-care , self-talk , spiritual

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully and completely  aware of the present moment, not being distracted or stuck by dwelling on past hurts or worrying about what might happen in the future. Mindfulness keeps you grounded in the here and now. You might think you need to have achieved a state of blissful detachment […]

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Mindfulness: What Is It?

By DSAdmin | authentic , commitment , emotional , feelings , freedom , habits , health , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , reflection , self-care , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

You see the word mindfulness used so often nowadays, but what exactly does it mean? It might be helpful to think about what it doesn’t mean for a moment. Mindfulness is not: Sitting on a meditation cushion for hours in total silence Being perfect in every way Having all the answers (even to the questions […]

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Letting Go of the Past Challenge – Day 3: Learn from Past Mistakes

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , freedom , Inspiration , Letting Go of the Past , mental , positivity , self-development , self-talk

Everyone makes mistakes – EVERYONE. Too often, however, we as perfectly imperfect people dwell on our mistakes and our past. We relive the experiences (especially the negative or challenging ones) over and over to the point where we obsess about them. That makes it difficult to move on with our lives. You may have some […]

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Letting Go of the Past Challenge – Day 1: You have to Want to Let Go

By DSAdmin | authentic , Challenge , commitment , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , healthy , identity , Inspiration , Letting Go of the Past , limits , mental , negative , personal , positivity , self-development , self-talk

People love to try out new experiences. It can be new products, new jobs, or new cars, etc. It gives them a sense of excitement. It also lets them forget about their problems, at least for the time being. Forgetting about your problems – the challenges and rough times of the past – is only […]

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Want Better Health? Try a Little Gratitude!

By DSAdmin | appreciation , authentic , gratitude , habits , personal , positivity , self-care

Did you know that gratitude can have a tremendous positive impact on your health? A recent study, titled “The Role of Gratitude in Spiritual Well-Being in Asymptomatic Heart Failure Patients,” found that it plays a very important part in overall well-being. The study found that being thankful – feeling and expressing gratitude – helped improve […]

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I Embrace My Identity

By DSAdmin | Affirmation , appearance , ego , emotional , feelings , healthy , identity , Image , mental , personal , positivity , self-confidence , self-esteem , spiritual

I embrace my identity. I accept that the person I am is the person I am meant to be. My circumstances, physical appearance and personality are all part of the divine plan of my Creator. I love the person I am. When I am faced with negative circumstances, I steadfastly avoid feeling discouraged. Instead, I […]

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Enhance Your Image in 7 Steps

By DSAdmin | ego , featured , feelings , habits , Image , mental , negative , positivity , self-confidence , self-esteem , self-talk

Enhance Your Image in 7 Steps What do you tell people about yourself? Have you ever thought about how what you say about yourself transmits intimate knowledge to others? Do you say things like, “I never get anything done” or “I’m so disappointed with my career” or “I wish I was a better parent?” The […]

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Discover, Tap Into, and Unleash Your Creativity

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , healthy , Inspiration , Ministry , personal , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , Seminary , spiritual , UU Minister

What is Creativity?           Creativity can be defined as the use of the imagination, or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. It’s also defined as a phenomenon whereby something new and valuable is formed.           Everyone has the ability to be creative – you, me, our friends, our family – everyone! […]

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