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do you want too much?

do you feel that you want too much?

i wonder if i want too much. i know that’s not true.

i wonder how much of what i want is enough. and do i want too much? will i ever get what i want?

no i won’t.

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i will get what i want now. and my want will grow so that i want something more, something new, something better.

i will always want more, and that is good. the challenge is not getting stuck in the wanting.

i am happy and grateful for everything that i have now. it was my want at one time. i need to remind myself of this and choose gratitude often. sometimes i have to ask to be aware, where have i grown?

i’ve grown, i’ve changed, and i’ve grown some more. with my changes and growth, my wants have changed and grown and expanded. and my wants always will grow and expand with my life experiences.

be aware of your wants so that you continue to grow and expand.

be aware of what you have now. where were you a day ago, a week ago, a year ago?

celebrate the growth you have accomplished! celebrate the wants that you have achieved!

you have grown and achieved more than you realize. where have you grown? what have you achieved? celebrate all those wants that have manifested!

and, be grateful for your now wants. wants help you to grow and be better. be happy in awareness and growth!

live your truth!

what do you want?

is that a question that you can answer? do you know what it is that you want in all areas of your life?

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  • personal/spiritual growth
  • fun and recreation
  • finances
  • business/career
  • family and friends
  • physical environment
  • health and wellbeing
  • romance

what is good in each area? what is missing for you in each area?

what 3-4 areas would you like to have more in?

what can you do in each of those areas?

what will you do this week?

live your truth!

balance

do you live a balanced life?

i don’t believe that we ever truly have a balanced life. if life were balanced, it would probably be pretty dull. not being in balance gives us an area of our lives to experience challenge and growth.

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what areas of your life are you feeling a little out-of-balance in?

  • personal and spiritual growth
  • fun and recreation
  • finances
  • business/career
  • family and friends
  • physical environment
  • health and wellbeing
  • romance

i’m feeling a little out-of-balance in my fun and recreation and business/career areas. i would like change in my business/career so i am getting my professional coach certification and enjoying coaching clients. i have a desire for more fun and recreation in my life, i want to enjoy more time and new experiences with my friends and family.

it’s amazing to me how you can focus on one area of your life to make it better and more of what you want it to be, and it effects all the other areas of your life as well. you create more in your life area of focus and it ripples into the other areas of your life and they become better too.

are you causing ripples in your life?

what area of life would you like to focus on and make better?

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what do you like?

i like

  • sunshine and nature
  • coffee in the morning, wine in the evening
  • pleasure and sex
  • connecting to those most important to me
  • books and reading
  • intimate conversations with big questions
  • writing and journaling
  • being active, especially kayaking
  • quiet time to myself
  • personal growth

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what do you like?

when do you enjoy what you like currently in your life?

where can you add doing more of what you like into your life?

what will doing more of what you like feel like to you?

what will doing more of what you like mean to you?

do more of what you like.

live your truth!

home

where is home to you?

where are you the most comfortable?

is it in your home? a specific room in your home?

is it a favorite place you go, or another home you visit?

where is home?

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where is home in your body? when do you feel the most peace and love? is home a place, or is home in your heart and you take it with you?

i can name a place that i am the most “at home” feeling. i love to be there and go as often as i can.

what about that particular place makes me feel “home”? love, being connected, quiet, tranquility, nature, relaxed, positive energy, no distractions, being in the flow.

what are the feelings you have when you feel “home”? what do you experience when you feel the most “at home”?

how can you create more of that in your life?

live your truth!

letting go

i love summer and seeing the trees full of their leaves. i like to watch the leaves shining, shimmering as they dance and reflect the sun. i too love the pieces of me, dancing and moving together reflecting the different pieces of me and who i am.

i am not always happy to see the leaves falling, and i resist the thought of summer and fall passing into winter. what am i resisting in my life? what pieces of me am i holding onto that i need to let go to allow for growth?

why do i resist? the trees don’t resist the letting go of their leaves. it is nature. it is natural. it is intended for growth to let go and allow for change.

 

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what do i need to let go? the change of seasons indicates that letting go for being and new growth is needed. i need change for my being and growth too.

it’s not easy to let go some pieces of you, even the pieces you don’t want, they are connected to you, a part of you. i have experienced, letting go allows for growth.

and so i do so again. this time, not so graciously, i put up a fight. i kicked and screamed. i allowed myself to do the kicking and the screaming, i allowed all that energy to flow through me. and when i was done, i let it go.

i let it leave me, i decided that i could feel it and that i didn’t have to hold onto it.

right away i felt lighter. right away i felt freer. right away i felt new positive energy coming in to create and grow in the direction that i want to go.

i was being truer to myself and allowing more of me to be who i want to be, allowing more of me to do what i want to do, and allowing more of me to experience what i want to experience.

it’s interesting to me that as the trees have lost their leaves, i too have lost some pieces of me. i let go what needed to be let go to allow for my being and growth. i let go what i needed to let go to live my truth.

what change do you want? what do you need to let go?

live your truth!

say what you want

what do you want?

what do you want in this now moment? what do you want your day to be like? what do you want your week, month, year to be?

do the people in your life know what it is that you truly want? have you told them? what do you want from the people in your life? how do you want the people in your life to support you?

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when there is something that you want and the people in your life are involved directly or indirectly you need to communicate to them what it is that you want.

communicating what you want is a gift. a gift to yourself to get what you want. a gift to others because they are then able to give you what you want.

when you do not communicate to the people in your life what you want from them, they have to guess or assume what you want. most likely they are not able to give you what you truly want.

what do you want?

give yourself a gift, and the people in your life a gift, tell them what you want.

live your truth!

 

be selfish

what is it to be selfish? what comes to your mind? what feelings do you have around being selfish?

i challenge you to have positive feelings about being selfish and to become incredibly selfish.

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being selfish is prioritizing you, what’s most important to you, and most importantly taking care of you. when you take care of you, you are more available to care and give to others. you are able to be present in the moment.

have you ever done what i have (and still do at times) – run around to get things done for you and others in your family, and when you think you are going to sit down and relax a little you remember a list of household chores you “need” to get done and family “needs” that only you can do?

it leaves me feeling depleted with no energy for myself or for others, i’m not able to give to those most important to me (including myself) what i truly want to give – being fully present.

stop doing all those “need to-dos” and become selfish. add selfishness into your life to become more, and be able to give more.  prioritize yourself for 5 minutes, 10 minutes, an hour, a whole day. prioritizing yourself reinvigorates and rejuvenates you.

you will be able to be fully present for yourself and for the other people most important in your life. and those pesky “need to-dos” get done too and don’t seem so pesky anymore.

what is it that you can do to become selfish? what have you wanted to do and haven’t done lately? take a walk, soak in the tub, read a book, go fishing, play a favorite game, get a massage, go out for coffee, enjoy a favorite hobby, enjoy a favorite sport, take a nap…

what will you do this week to be selfish?

live your truth!

how old are you?

did i just make you cringe? what feelings do you have when you are asked how old you are? many people wonder why someone wants to know, thoughts of what are they going to tell me to be aware of or watch out for. many of us start thinking about what we are supposed to expect at a coming age, what dire changes are up ahead?

do you have expectations for different ages? did you, do you, look forward to certain things happening at each age? 

does any of what you expect seem like fun to you? it seems to me that aging has a negative feeling connected to it, people don’t want to get older or admit how old they are because there are more negative associations with aging than positive.

does your age in years define any part of your life? do you let age determine what you can and can’t do? or what you decide to do or not do? why?

i don’t believe any of it. why should age influence what you want? age doesn’t define you. why not go for what you want no matter what your age. experiences are more to living than age, so let your age beliefs go and focus on experiences.

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as i “age” my experiences are expanding and i’m becoming more wise and free from judgement. i’m learning more about who i am, what i like, what i want to enjoy and bring into my life. i look forward to many activities and experiences.

and i’ll let you in on a little secret, age doesn’t have anything to do with what we can and can’t do! yes, as we age, we definitely change, but i believe more of our age beliefs are in our head and not in our body and mind.

if you want to do something, and you are in a body and mind that can do it, do it! go out and enjoy it! be the “old” man swimming in a speedo, or the “old” woman running a 10K in a sports bra.

write the book that’s been on your mind, try the new activity you see so many “young” people enjoying, start something you always dreamed of doing.

you are wiser and your past experiences bring more to the new experiences that you enjoy. live life and keep growing and expanding, not letting age hold you back keeps you young, and is expanding your life for each experience.

now’s your time! if you feel it, do! you are never to old to keep enjoying many different experiences, both old and new to you. what i want for you, is for you to add some new experiences into your life!

expand and grow, always, until the end of this life experience!

live your truth!

i and myself

who is “i”? who is “myself”?

i was listening the other day and had some awareness to the pieces of me.

have you ever said to yourself, “i was listening to myself”, “i saw myself”, “i thought to myself” or “i found myself.”

i had never wondered who the “i” of me is, and who the “myself” of me is. i started thinking about the pieces of me differently. i am me, and i like to connect to my inner being. is the myself of me my inner being, and the i of me my thinking mind?

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what is the difference between my inner being and my thinking mind?

my inner being is a deep wisdom, truth, energy, source. my inner being knows, believes and trusts. my inner being is calm, serene, positive, and love.

my thinking mind is random thoughts generated from past experience, the now moment, and the future that i want to create. my thinking mind can be positive, negative and everything in between. my thinking mind imagines and wonders “what if”. my thinking mind can get carried away about what isn’t true and become anxious.

having two pieces of me, which me am i the most of? which me do i want to be the most of?

if i am being the “i” of me in my thinking mind, i easily get lost in the daily routines and expectations and live life like a roller coaster.

if i am being the “myself”  of me in my inner being, i am connected to my deepest and truest part of me and live life like i’m flowing with the river.

what part of you are you the most of?

live your truth!