We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic.
Every time you encounter something that forces you to “handle it,” your self-esteem is raised considerably. You learn to trust that you will survive, no matter what happens. And in this way your fears are diminished immeasurably.
Topics: Learn, Will, Trust, Feel, Fear, Time
If you are focused on “the way it’s supposed to be,” you might miss the opportunity to enjoy the way it is or to have it be wonderful in a totally different way from what you imagined.
Topics: Joy, Opportunity, Focus, Feel, Rent, Fear
So, instead of wanting to throttle your loved ones when they give you a hard time, it is better to look at them as mirrors of what you still need to work on in terms of our personal growth.
Topics: Work, Better, Persona, Growth, Fear, Feel, Love, Give, Time
You are innately designed to use your personal power. When you don’t, you experience a sense of helplessness, paralysis, and depression—which is your clue that something is not working as it could. You, like all of us, deserve everything that is wonderful and exciting in life. And those feelings emerge only when you get in touch with your powerful self.
Topics: Persona, Work, Power, Life, Fear, Experience, Depression, Feel, Feelings
Take a risk a day—one small or bold stroke that will make you feel great once you’ve done it. Even if it doesn’t work out the way you wanted it to, at least you’ve tried. You didn’t sit back…powerless. Watch what starts to happen when you expand your comfort zone…with each risk you take, each time you move out of what feels comfortable, you become more powerful… As your power builds, so does your confidence, so that stretching your comfort zone becomes easier and easier, despite any fear you may experiencing. The magnitude of the risks you take also expands.
Topics: Risk, Become, Feel, Fear, Power, Great, Work, Will, Confidence, Time
When a difficult situation comes into your life, it is possible to tune in to your mind and say, “Okay, choose”. Are you going to make yourself miserable or content? Are you going to visualize scarcity or abundance? Are you going to put yourself down for getting angry with your husband or are you simply going to notice what insecurity you were feeling at the time and discuss it with him? The choice is definitely yours. Pick the one that contributes most to your aliveness and growth.
Topics: Life, Feel, Live, Time, Growth, Dance, Security, Abundance, Choice, Fear, Mind
By now you’ve gotten the picture. We can’t escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us in all our exciting adventures; it is not an anchor holding us transfixed to one spot.
Topics: Now, Adventure, Feel, Fear
When we wake up to the potential power within, our impulse is to grab it all “quick”. The more we grab, the more it seems to elude us. There is no quick. There are quick—and wonderful—seminars, workshops, books, and audios that give you tools, but they are not quick tools. They are to be used and mastered throughout a lifetime.
Topics: Life, Time, Fear, Master, Power, Work, Give, Potential, Feel
Five Truths about FearTruth 1. The fear will never go away as long as I continue to grow.Truth 2. The only way to get rid of the fear of doing something is to go out and do it.Truth 3. The only way to feel better about myself is to go out… and do it.Truth 4. Not only am I going to experience fear whenever I’m on unfamiliar territory, but so is everyone else.Truth 5. Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the underlying fear that comes from a feeling of helplessness.
Topics: Fear, Courage, Growth
Say YES to life. Participate. Move. Act. Write. Read. Sign up. Take a stand. Or do whatever it takes for you. Get involved in the process. As Rollo May wrote in Man’s Search for Himself: “Every organism has one and only one central need in life, to fulfill its own potentialities”.
Topics: Act, Fear, Potential, Life, Feel
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