aha moment

what was your last ‘aha’ moment?

did it come to you while you were thinking? while you were being active? while you were in water?

is there a common trigger for you to have an ‘aha’ moment?

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what do you do with your ‘aha’?

do you take action? do you jot it down so you don’t forget what it was?

what ‘aha’ has been repeated for you?

my recent ‘aha’ moment is a repeat to me for different thoughts and situations.

to live each day as if it’s my first and as if it’s my last. a reminder to me to be curious, to be present, and to create what i want.

what is your recent ‘aha’? tell me what it is and what it inspires in you

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inspire

what inspires you?

what gets you moving to take action?

what gets you moving to do what you enjoy?

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what gets you to be who you want to be?

what gets you to do what you want to do?

what get you to experience what you want to experience?

what inspires your action?

do you get inspirational energy from nature?

from imagining and visualizing your dreams and desires?

what creates the energy in you to be inspired?

get inspired!

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stop your thoughts

what are your dominant thoughts throughout the day?

are your thoughts positive for what you want, grateful for the now moment, or negative?

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when your thoughts are negative – feeling the lack of what you want, wandering aimlessly about things that are not true and will not happen, angry or overwhelmed – what do you do to stop your thoughts?

do you think about what you do want?

do you think about what you can be grateful for in the now moment?

do you journal, go for a walk, meditate?

do you say out loud “stop!” to interrupt the thought and pick a new one?

when you realize that your thoughts are negative, choose one of the above to stop those thoughts and focus on something positive.

what will you practice this week?

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time gets away

time

what is time exactly? minutes, seconds, days, hours, years. moon cycles. the rising and setting of the sun.

what does time mean to you?

how do you use time?

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does time seem to slip away? how is time getting away from you?

what do you want to do in a moment?

what do you want to do in a day, hour, week, year?

are you doing what’s most important to you?

are you grateful for what you choose to do?

are you aware of what you are choosing with your moments of time?

time

how real is time? how important is time?

what are you doing in each moment, and what gratitude you feel is how you are using your time.

enjoy your time, your moments

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gift of weakness

little, weak

strong, positive

small, exposed

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why do i feel that i need to be there for everyone else and when i need someone i feel weak? i feel little?

i turn and hide, run away

i need to give the gift of letting someone love me, letting someone lift me up

open up and be vulnerable

let them see me, let me see me

is it harder to show myself to others, or is it harder to show myself to myself?

all of me, exposed and naked, down to my inner core

more and more i see. more and more i let myself be seen

do you run and hide?

do you open up and be vulnerable?

who do you reach out to?

do you let them see you naked and vulnerable?

be seen, give the gift, love yourself!

live your truth!

change

do you resist change, or accept change?

change can be a challenge and change can be a celebration.

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change can be big and change can be small.

what changes do you like?

what changes don’t you like?

what is the good in the change?

what can you learn from the change?

how will you grow with change?

what do you want to change?

what can you do to make that change?

what will you do to make that change?

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what is this feeling?

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling that is bubbling up inside of me?

am i going to face it head on?

confront and go deep within?

go through what this emotion is showing me?

go through what this emotion is giving me?

 

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling that is shaking up inside of me?

am i going to see what it is showing me?

hear what it is telling me?

walk with this emotion and explore the journey?

walk with this emotion and follow where it leads?

 

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling that is waking me up?

am i going to enjoy what this emotion brings me?

celebrate and grow?

be grateful for this emotion’s expansion?

be grateful for this emotion’s awareness?

 

what is the feeling?

what is this feeling tickling up inside of me?

am i going to run away?

positive or negative, high or low?

experience this emotion’s challenge?

experience this emotion’s knowledge?

 

what is this feeling?

today is a day to explore

today i become aware of myself

today is a day to feel, to grow, to expand

today is a day to embrace me, to love me

what is this feeling?

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what are you feeling?

are you running away or experiencing your emotion?

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a simple life

i’d like to live a simple life. but i make life not simple.

there are many wants that i want and it’s a challenge for me to find the balance between healthy wanting and lacking wanting. lacking want leads me to feeling overwhelmed.

when i think of simple it’s not really a simple life that i want.

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what i really want is to experience and feel all those things that are important to me.

the question is then, what is important to me?

the next question, am i doing what’s important to me?

someday’s yes, someday’s no.

on someday’s no, i ask myself, what’s important to me? what do i want?

and then, my life goes back to being a little simpler. not because it’s a simpler life, because it’s the life that i want to live. and living the life that i want to live is being connected to me.

being connected to me, that feels good, positive, simple – even when it’s not. that is the energy of being connected.

what’s important to you?

what do you want?

are you doing what’s important to you?

are you connected to you?

live your truth!

where do you want to grow?

growth.

growing. becoming better. becoming more. expanding. learning something new. doing something new. experiencing something new. getting outside of your comfort zone. taking a risk. 

you choose growth.

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where do you want to grow?

what are you experiencing now that you can choose to grow from? what are you experiencing now that is giving you an awareness for what you want different for your being, for your doing, for your experiencing, for your life?

do you want to be patient, loving, brave, kind, aware, connected, positive, joyful, calm, grateful, empathetic, teaching, curious, guiding, leading, authentic, responsible, accountable, trusting, empowering, courageous, wise, knowledgeable, happy, creative, giving, hopeful, ambitious, daring.

do you want to do new work, exercise, take a walk, create new habits, read a book, meditate, be in nature, cook new foods, bake, start a new business, learn how to invest, paint, draw, journal, watch a movie, play a game, learn a new language, take an online class, start a new hobby, create something, write a poem, build a fort, call a friend, have a bonfire, study the constellations.

do you want to experience a different body, a different mindset, a different emotion, exploring your emotions, letting go, new foods, new body movements, new mindful practices, new spiritual practices, new places with nature, creating something new, building something new, exploring new ideas, new ways for connecting.

what do you want?

where do you want to grow?

what can you do to grow in what you want?

live your truth!

centered and grounded

what do you do to get centered and grounded?

it is important for me to get centered and grounded for many different reasons.

for myself so that i connect to the truth and love in me. so that i am aware of what’s most important to me. for myself so that i am a positive energy and i am connected to me.

for my family so that i am present and patient. so that i am open and loving. so that i am ready to laugh and ready to be accountable. for my family so that we are connected.

for being a difference maker, so that i am present and in the moment.  for being a difference maker so i am in alignment and we are connected.

for the world so that my positive energy can flow and be a light and source of positive energy to as many people as possible. for the world so that we are connected.

why do you want to be centered and grounded?

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what does being centered and grounded do for your body?

what does being centered and grounded do for your mind?

what does being centered and grounded do for your spirit?

what does being centered and grounded do for your emotions?

how do you get centered and grounded?

i get centered and grounded in many different ways

  • journaling
  • breathe meditation
  • being out in nature
  • visualizing
  • talking to someone i trust

what can you do to get centered and grounded?

live your truth!