Posts in Emotional Intelligence
3-Minute Soak in the Silence Meditation

Beyond the constant chatter of your mind lies your deepest truths and the answers to all of your questions. They reside in the spaces between your thoughts, in the silence. Today, give yourself the gift of silence, even if it's just for 3 mins.

Allow yourself to swim in the beauty and peace that it offers to you. Set a timer on your phone, and totally unplug. Shift into being an observer.

Here are some things you can try during those 3 minutes:

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Shift Your Attention, Shift Your Energy

Whatever you are directing your attention to in your life right now, is what's growing. It doesn't matter if what you're paying attention to is something you like or not. If you're thinking about it, you are sending energy to it, and in turn, it is growing in your life.

Today, try to notice what you're thinking about, and then remember that you are watering it and giving it all kinds of sunshine through your attention to it.

If you like what you're thinking about - if it feels good and helpful to your life, keep doing it.

However, if it feels icky, if what you're thinking about makes you feel bad and is not helpful to your life, then . . .

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Strengthen Your Self-Belief 2 Minutes at a Time

So often, the only thing holding us back or keeping us from achieving our goals and reaching our highest potential is a lack of self-belief. And what is a belief? It's simply a thought that you agree with.

So instead of listening to all of the reasons your mind can come up with as to why you can't achieve something and agreeing with them, why not tune into the loving voice of God/Source within you that tells you that you can, and agree with that voice instead? 

The more time you spend consciously connecting with your Source . . .

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How to Stop Worrying in 4 Easy Steps

If you’re anything like me, at some point in your life (maybe many points in your life if you’re really like me), you’ve experienced the hell on Earth called “worry.” Maybe you’ve worried about your relationship, your family, your finances, your health, the list could go on and on.

But what is worry exactly? Let’s break it down so we can clearly understand what we’re working with here.

Definition: “worry - to feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled.” (Source: Houghton Mifflin)

This is the definition we are accustomed to, but according to . . .

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A Surprising Way to Forgive Someone

Have you ever had a difficult time forgiving someone? Maybe you're not even sure how to forgive someone? If so, then we have a lot in common. You know that holding on to anger and resentment is detrimental to you emotionally and physically, and you honestly, truly want to forgive, but how do you do it? How do you just let it all go?

The following process might be the golden ticket you've been looking for. It can help you to finally let go of all of that yucky stuff that's been clogging up the natural free-flow of your energy and standing between you and your good. Ready for it?

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Two Easy Ways to Practice Self-Love Today

We’ve all heard that famous Golden Rule: Treat others as you want to be treated. Fundamentally, it’s talking about kindness. We’re told to treat others with kindness, because we want to be treated with kindness. But, if that’s true, why do we tend to treat ourselves unkindly? Why do we beat ourselves up so much when we make a mistake? Why is it easy to give others a break, but not ourselves?

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Are you blocking your good? If so, here's what to do...

Today I wanted to touch on one of the ways you might be unconsciously blocking your own good - or should I say, blocking yourself from receiving your own good. Of course, I can write about this because I’m speaking from experience!

In fact, what I’m about to share with you is something I check in with myself about on a regular basis. It’s not like a once-and-done kinda thing. You have to keep checking in with yourself about it and actively keep yourself open to receiving. But right now you might be thinking…

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