2024 Question of the Year! Can I Change?

2024 Question of the Year! Can I Change?
The #1 searched phrase on Google in 2022 is “Can I Change?”   Looking back at your year…. how would you finish this phrase “Can I change?” Can I change my mindset? Can I loose that 10 lbs? Can I find the courage to end my marriage? Can I quit my job? Can I find my passion? These are some of the questions that my client’s had in 2022.
When setting SMART goals for 2023, we can all ask that same question -“Can I Change?”  We have all seen many changes since 2020, changes some of us never thought we would see in our lifetime. Regardless of how we view it, we must all face the fact that change is the very nature of life. Small steps to invoke change in our lives help us reach massive goals that we set for our lives!

How Strong Is Your Foundation?

We all need a solid foundation (heart) and mindset. What you are facing right now feels difficult? What energies are triggered inside of you? Is there opportunity for personal growth? Is life giving you an opening to “change” and move beyond your blockers, or, fear-driven emotion (i.e. anger, envy or jealousy) that you find yourself experiencing?
Thoughts are driven by a disturbance of energy inside us that we feel it in our heart.  Disturbances in your thoughts are just energy and it can’t hurt you. A strong mindset is being aware of the dialog in our mind, therefore, we must make sure our mindset that serves us for growth.

Finding Your Inner Happiness!

We all experience insecurity, anxiety and self-consciousness.  We fear people will turn on us, stop loving us and even leave us. How are you finding inner happiness? How can you answer the question….Can I change? We can find our inner happiness, we just need to do the work!

The Power of Letting Go Embracing a Future Unchained from the Past

The Power of Letting Go Embracing a Future Unchained from the Past
In a world that often emphasizes the pursuit of success and the accumulation of experiences, the concept of forgiveness may seem like a detour from the main path. Yet, it is a fundamental element of our emotional well-being and personal growth. Forgiveness is the process of releasing feelings of resentment or vengeance toward someone who has harmed you, whether they deserve your forgiveness or not. 

It also involves a conscious decision to let go of grudges and bitterness while potentially fostering feelings of understanding, empathy, and compassion.  When we forgive, we acknowledge that we are all fallible, and that holding on to anger and hurt can be more damaging to us than to the offender. The act of forgiving can lead to feelings of understanding, empathy, and compassion for the one who hurt you. Forgiveness doesn't mean forgetting or excusing the harm done to you or making up with the person who caused the harm. Forgiveness brings a kind of peace that helps you go on with life.

Forgiveness can be challenging, especially if the hurt is deep or the person who caused it hasn't apologized. It's a journey that often requires patience and practice. Some people find it helpful to express their forgiveness through words or actions, while others prefer to release their feelings internally. Forgiveness is a personal process, and there's no right or wrong way to go about it.

The benefits of forgiveness are plentiful. Letting go of negative emotions can lead to better mental health, less anxiety, stress, and hostility, lower blood pressure, fewer symptoms of depression, stronger immune system, improved heart health, higher self-esteem, and healthier relationships. The power of forgiveness lies in its ability to transform pain into healing, conflict into growth, and a troubled past into a hopeful future.

Forgiveness is not only about others but also about forgiving oneself. Self-forgiveness can be particularly challenging because of the tendency to be our own harshest critic. However, learning to forgive ourselves is just as important as forgiving others. Self-forgiveness is not about letting ourselves off the hook or denying responsibility for our actions. Instead, it's about acknowledging our mistakes, learning from them, and moving forward with greater wisdom and compassion. 

In summary, forgiveness is a gift you give yourself, one that can lead to a more fulfilled and peaceful life. Whether you choose to forgive and how you go about it is entirely up to you. The journey of forgiveness is a personal one, but its impact can be far-reaching, leading to deeper connections with others and a greater sense of inner peace.

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