grab gratitude

some days i have to find gratitude.

i know it’s there – i have to grab it and hold on to it.

my energy isn’t a positive energy. no enthusiasm. low energy. no excitement.

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a quiet resolve. awareness. acceptance.

desire to start where i am. enjoy where i am.

create my dreams and desires.

i’m not going to let what i don’t want wash over me and push me down.

i’m going to take action for what i want.

find the gratitude!

reach for my dreams and desires!

do what i need to do to reach all that i want!

i want so much more! i have so much!

i’m in the in-between. the gap. today it is a day leaning to the negative.

today i find the gratitude. i grab gratitude and hold on.

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it pulls me up like a bunch of balloons! and i live the life i want to live!

what are you grateful for today?

live your truth!

a moment

one of those moments. a moment of overwhelm, not knowing what to do. not knowing where to start, not knowing where to end.

a moment of helplessness. a moment of being lost, not knowing what is down, not knowing what is up. sinking, deeper and deeper into the unknown.

letting it cocoon. letting it surround and block out the light.

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another moment. a new moment. a new beginning.

breathe. awareness.

opening. growth. expansion.

light

connection

flow

gratitude

energy

what is your moment now? what do you choose your moment to be?

one of those moments. a moment of awareness. a moment of connection. a moment for you, being present, doing and experiencing.

a moment of connection to your inner being. a moment of certainty, a moment of faith, a moment of trust.

live your truth!

wandering mind

where does your mind wander?

do you imagine what your life can be?

do you imagine all that you want?

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what is on your mind now?

positive? negative?

joyful? sad?

enthusiastic, excited energy

what do you choose to think about?

when your mind wanders, what do you choose?

what do you want to create?

choose to think about what you want

what will you think about today?

what will you imagine?

where will your mind wander?

connecting

one of my favorite things to do is kayak. i have a favorite spot that i like to go. i paddle out, enjoying all the water and trees surrounding me.

my mind wanders as i paddle. my thoughts focused and sporadic.

i paddle through the narrows and come into a small outlet that is surrounded by trees. i see green above the water, i see green below the water. the water is clear and smooth.

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my mind quiets. i connect to my inner being.

i sit

i float

i think

i relax

i let go

i allow

i connect to me

i listen

i connect to all that is

i be

these moments are my time. my time to connect to myself. to be real with myself. to be aware of what’s most important to me. to be aware of my deepest dreams and desires.

it is these moments that i connect and become aware of what i need to let go, what i need to allow. who i’m being. who i want to be. what i’m doing. what i want to do. what i’m experiencing. what i want to experience. how i’m living. how i want to live. what i’m creating. what i want to create.

what do you do to create the space to connect to yourself? where is it that your mind is energized and serene? where is it that you have moments of awareness for your being? for your dreams and desires? where is it that you let to and allow?

enjoy your moments. connect to you. be.

live your truth!

 

are you being?

is it easy for you to be?

i’m defining be as being present in the moment, not worrying about the future and not analyzing the past. being present.

is it easy for you to be?

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when is it that you are the most present, being fully present – for your self, for those that you are with, for what you are doing?

what distracts you from being present?

it is hard to be present, especially throughout the whole day.

what do you do to become present, to become aware?

i like to surround myself with nature, quiet my mind with meditation, journal, activities that connect myself to me.

i am distracted by what i want and what i’ve experienced. there is a time for reflection and there is a time for looking forward. those times are a time to be present for those activities.

to be present as much as possible i have routines and habits i’ve created. with an ever changing world (as it should be) i am continually changing and growing my routines and habits.

i haven’t been being like i want to be.

i haven’t been as present as i want to be. i did some reflecting and have chosen some things to focus on to be more present throughout my day.

  • meditating at noon for 5 minutes
  • visualizing what i want
  • getting outside as much as i can

what helps you to be?

what helps you to be present? what are you going to focus on to be more present today?

be!

live your truth!

connect

what do you do to connect to yourself?

what do you do to connect to your inner wisdom?

what do you do to connect to your awareness?

what do you do to connect to your dreams and desires?

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how do you connect?

  • sit in nature
  • walk
  • hike
  • run
  • journal
  • meditate
  • yoga
  • read
  • mastermind
  • pleasure
  • warm bath
  • swimming in the ocean
  • kayak
  • creative activity
  • physical challenge

connecting to your inner wisdom gives you awareness to your dreams and desires

connecting to your inner wisdom and awareness gives you energy and enthusiasm to live your truth

what are you connecting to?

live your truth!

 

energy and enthusiasm

what do you do to have high positive energy?

what do you do to wake with energy, enthusiasm and excitement for the day?

being connected to what you want and what’s most important to you gives you energy

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awareness of your values, dreams and desires gives you energy

imagining and visualizing what you want creates high positive energy

connecting to who you want to be, what you want to do, what you want to experience, and what you want to create gives you enthusiasm and excitement

what do you do to create energy, enthusiasm and excitement?

journal, visualize, imagine, be grateful, be in nature, meditate

connect to your inner wisdom, allow your awareness to expand in your body and mind

connect to your inner wisdom, allow your dreams and desires to grow creating the life you want to live

connect to your inner wisdom, allow the energy, enthusiasm and excitement to flow through you

connect and create!

live your truth!

 

gratitude in the gap

what are you feeling right now?

are you feeling lack and wanting or are you feeling love and gratitude?

lately i’ve been stuck in feeling lack and wanting. the lack and wanting is part of the gap

the gap of what i want and where i’m at currently

the gap is good, awareness is good

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feeling lack and wanting is not good

feeling gratitude and wanting is good

it’s a subtle difference: lack and wanting versus gratitude and wanting. the difference is what you feel

gratitude and wanting is excitement and enthusiasm for what you want. an energy to live and experience and create all that you want

gratitude and wanting is awareness for growth, connecting and creating

what is your gap?

what do you want to create?

be grateful for the gap! be grateful for growth!

live your truth!

sounds of nature

what do you hear around you?

do you hear nature noises?

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what are your favorite sounds of nature?

  • leaves whispering
  • raindrops plopping
  • loon calls
  • buzzing bumblebees
  • birds twittering
  • ocean waves crashing
  • frogs croaking

do you take time to sit and connect with the sounds of nature?

do you take time to sit and connect with yourself?

quiet your mind, listen, what’s around you?

quiet your mind, listen, what’s inside of you?

live your truth!

sassy

what’s your mood?

  • happy
  • sad
  • joyful
  • grateful
  • angry
  • positive
  • sassy

how does your mood effect your day?

when you are in a sour mood, do you do something to change it?

do you know that you can change your mood?

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maybe, when you are in a sour mood, it’s time to throw in some sass

what can a little sass do for you?

  • make you smile?
  • make you laugh?
  • give you a positive boost of energy?
  • increase your confidence?
  • change your mood?

what can you be sassy about today?

choose a little sass

live your truth!