Connect with self, Learning, Mind

Overcoming Blocks

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I am taking an online writing course that includes a module on overcoming blocks. These are the fears or limiting beliefs that hold us back. The instructor suggested writing down all of these beliefs and responding to them as you would respond to a friend. In other words, not with the same nasty voice that created these obstacles to begin with. The idea is that by identifying and shedding light on these fears, they will begin to dissipate.

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Happiness, Mind, Nature

Flowing with the River

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As I may have mentioned to you once before, after reading Finding Your North Star by Martha Beck I did a visualization exercise about my future life. I imagined myself in a light and airy home with big windows and pale wood floors. And this home was perched on the edge of a river. It wasn’t a place or a river that I recognized, so ever since I have been checking out all the rivers I pass, thinking: Could you be the one? Are you my river?

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What’s Your Story?


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Rethinking Your Personal Narrative

Have you ever noticed how two people can come from nearly identical situations, but tell completely different stories about their lives? Maybe they both survived a tragedy, but one is a victim and the other is a survivor. Maybe one is wise and uses her experience to help others, while the other hides away in fear. Same situation, different stories.

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