Archive | September, 2012

Forgive the past

30 Sep

Something inspirational:

“Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.”

BRIAN L WEISS

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Challenge your motivation

29 Sep

We’ve probably all had days where we’re less than motivated. Perhaps on those less than motivational days, we should challenge our less than positive behaviour.

These tips work for me:

  • If something is too difficult or we’re doing something that is out of our depth, it’s very easy to lose motivation. We must be clear as much as we can on what we’re about to embark on, so that we understand the challenge ahead. When we’re confident we’re more likely to achieve our goal;
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Life’s journey

28 Sep

I believe that any great journey starts with one small step. As a child I wasn’t aware life was a journey at all. I never stopped to question my life, or why I had physical difficulties, or what that bigger picture was. All I knew was that it was something I had that my siblings didn’t.

When anyone takes a first step, it’s a big achievement. Progress happens, then we begin the little steps, but to do that we have to be aware of things. So many opportunities are missed because we …

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Attitude to life

27 Sep

Something inspirational:

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.”

GILBERT KEITH CHESTERSTON

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Our intuitive guide

26 Sep

As a child I never used my intuition as a guide. To be honest, I’m not really sure I understood what intuition was back then.

It’s a shame really, but I believe now that had I have used my intuition growing up, I would have had the chance to focus on certain aspects of my life, without constantly looking back on my past …

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My focus

25 Sep

The CP Diary blogs are my focus. They give me clarity. They help me to work through and understand my life so that I am able to stay focused. They help me remain calm in my not so calm world.

I find it helpful when I can read and refer back to what I write. The contents of my blogs help me to perceive my life …

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Uniqueness and change

24 Sep

Something inspirational:

“A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different than a rose. It doesn’t have to. It is different. And there’s room in the garden for every flower. You didn’t have to struggle to make your face different than anyone else’s on earth …

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Discretion & straight talking

23 Sep

Telling people what they want to hear, rather than what they need to hear. Not the best move. Telling someone what they want to hear isn’t the same thing and shouldn’t be confused with telling them what they need to hear.

For some it may not only make our situation worse, but for others it may interfere with their relationship too. Although someone may be disappointed by what you’re telling them, others may be …

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A quiet mind

22 Sep

As a child when something was too hard for me, I reverted inside myself, although night terrors made that more difficult. In a way reverting into myself, saved with the frustrations as I had a lot of quiet time.

Over the years, like a light switch I continue to shut my mind off. Initially, I would write my thoughts down so that they were on paper and not a permanent fixture in my mind. I have learned that …

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Being free

21 Sep

Something inspirational:

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

NELSON MANDELA

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