here to there

do you get caught up in the want, want, want of life?

i do. there are so many wonderful and amazing things that i want to be, that i want to do and that i want to experience.

there are days that i am focused on what i want, and only what i want. i forget to be in the NOW moment. i forget to enjoy the journey.

wanting is good. when you want something more, something bigger, something better for yourself – it is growth and expansion.

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i want to remind you to celebrate where you are right NOW in this moment!

i expect that you are a different person than last year, last month, last week, and even yesterday. you are being who you need to be for the new things that you are doing and experiencing.

celebrate your growth and your life right NOW! you are amazing and whole in this present moment! enjoy your journey, feel the amazing joy, gratitude and love for your being for your life!

live your truth!

what’s your journey?

taking action to achieve my goals has been a lot like taking a canoe journey. when paddling a canoe, to move forward you paddle on both sides of the canoe. in life, to achieve your vision, you take action on goals in all areas of your life.

every journey and goal is different; you never know what your challenges will be, or when you will be challenged during your journey. the effort required to paddle, to take action towards your vision and goals can and will change.

our goals are like the ripples in the water from paddling the canoe, one expanding into another, effecting and joining one another.

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on my various canoe journeys i’ve had many different experiences. i’ve been able to paddle leisurely. i’ve been faced with a challenge; a light wind, a strong wind, rain, or a change in direction.

in life there are times when your priority and focus will be on one area of your life and you will spend more time on the goals related to that area of your life to grow and achieve your vision. in these moments paddling, or taking actions for your goals, will be slow and steady to keep you moving forward.

on my canoe adventures i have had to change directions to make it to my destination. changing directions in a canoe requires you paddle more on one side of the canoe than the other. i have changed directions and was going into the wind so i needed to use more focused effort and energy. i have moved into a new direction and the wind was less and the paddling was easier because i wasn’t fighting against the wind.

there are times in life that you need to change directions, the goals you have may no longer be leading you to the vision that you have for yourself. in life changing your goals to achieve your vision may require more discipline and focus, or the goal may be easier because you are not fighting against the challenges that you faced going in the wrong direction.

there are times when i’ve been paddling in the right direction but a strong wind challenged me and i put forth a lot of energy and effort. paddling through challenges requires more determination and focus on your final destination in order to arrive to it. i didn’t let the wind stop me from reaching my destination; i’ve had to paddle with stronger and quicker strokes, i’ve had to move closer to shore stop and let the wind calm or the rain pass. i’ve gone with the flow letting the current carry me to rest, refresh and rejuvenate before continuing on my journey. i’ve had to ask for help in paddling, both to stop paddling and to begin paddling.

there are times when taking action on your goals you will have challenges; negative feelings of overwhelm doubt or worry, negative opinions from others, or a change in another area of your life. it is important to keep taking action towards your goals and move through and grow through the challenges you will face.

i have felt overwhelm when trying to achieve my goals. and the overwhelming feeling is accompanied with thoughts of doubt and worry, and questions of “how?” and “am i going to make it through?” at these times i take time to become aware of where i am, where i’ve been focusing my energies and actions. have i been taking action on one area of my life and neglecting another that i am out of balance and need to realign? do i need to let go and go with the flow?

most often when overwhelm tries to get to me it is because i’m not prioritizing my life and i haven’t had balance for too long. not too long ago i was feeling overwhelm and i became aware that it was because i wasn’t putting my health – specifically my physical activity as a priority. i was neglecting my morning exercise; running, yoga strength and stretching. and i know that when i’m not physically active, i’m affected in all areas of my life. it’s like ripples in the water disturbing and merging with the others. i’m not able to do my best, because i’m not physically my best.

it is important while on your journey, taking action to reach your goal, that you enjoy the journey! happiness comes from the experiences on your journey, not from reaching the final destination. reaching your final destination, achieving your goals is a time for celebration. during your journey and at the end of your journey practice being in present moment awareness. and as one journey ends, be ready for a new journey to begin.

enjoy the challenges of your journey!

live your truth!

gratitude in the gap

what do you want?

are you feeling the lack of the want? or are you feeling the awareness and gratitude for the want?

often when we get in the gap we are feeling the lack of what we want. when we feel the lack of what we want our energy is in negative flow.

what do you want? what are you focused on? are you noticing a growing list of what you don’t have? are you feeling overwhelm of what all you need to accomplish this want that you want? is your body tight and tense, shoulders lifting to your ears?

you can feel the gratitude in the gap for three things. the awareness of what you want, the growth you have experienced and the journey of the moment.

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what do you want? what are you focused on? are you curious about creating what you want? are you excited to learn and do new things? is your body light and free, muscles loose with flowing movements?

are you noticing what you want and being curious? what can you learn about what you want? what will you discover about what you want? what will you discover about what you want to create? what will you discover about yourself? notice what you can discover and create and be grateful.

are you noticing the growth you have experienced to lead you to this new want? where were you, in this moment right now are you living a past want? as we experience life and grow, we are expanding spiraling upward, creating the life that we want. our wants grow and expand. our old want has grown and expanded to our new want. notice your growth of your want and be grateful.

are you noticing this moment you are living? what are you experiencing? what is the journey you are on? who are you being? what are you doing? what are you creating? this moment is for you to be who you want to be and to do what you want to do. this moment is for you to experience what you want to experience. notice that each moment is part of your journey. there are the moments of your past, there will be moments in your future, right now is the moment of your present. live and experience this moment and be grateful.

what do you want? what is your gap? be grateful in the gap for you have experienced many moments to be in the gap. be grateful in the gap for you are creating your dreams and desires. be grateful in the gap for you are in this moment living and experiencing your life journey.

what is your gratitude in the gap?

live your truth!

live your truth

Are you living your truth?

Living your truth is being who you want to be, doing what you want to do and experiencing what you want to experience to create the life you want to live.

Living your truth is being and doing what is most important to you.

Living your truth is being guided by your dreams and desires. It is not living by somebody else’s expectations for you and it is not living the life others think you should live. Living your truth is all about you. It is about what you want and what’s most important to you. Living your truth is about your dreams and desires.

Living your truth is knowing your values and that you can live by your values and what is most important to you. Values provide your foundation and are your guidance system to living your truth and creating your fulfilling life journey.

Living your truth is experiencing many different activities and adventures in all areas of your life that you want to experience. Experiences give you awareness, growth, challenges, celebrations, happiness and many emotions to feel. Experiences create fulfillment. Experiences create the life journey you want to live.

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer said, “An infinity of forest lies dormant within the dreams on one acorn.” What dreams and desires do you have? You are the creator of your forest. You are the creator of your life journey, and your life journey is amazing and marvelous. Your dreams and desires are the energy, purpose and passion to living your truth.

Living your truth is an intimate awareness of who you are. Who do you want to be? What do you want to do? What do you want to experience? What’s most important to you? What fulfills you? What do you imagine your life journey will be?

Living your truth is continuous growth, expansion and transformation. You are becoming more, becoming better, doing more, doing better, experiencing more and living a bigger and better life. You are growing and creating. Living your truth is making your dreams and desires come true, living your life with purpose and passion. Are you living on purpose with passion?

Living your truth is living with joy and gratitude, energy and enthusiasm. You choosing what is most important to you, so you experience feeling; love, joy, peace, gratitude, serenity, faith, abundance, freedom, and happiness. Living your truth is living a happy and fulfilled life. Are you choosing the good and positive for what’s most important to you?

Living your truth is living in present moment awareness. You choosing what is most important to you to be who you want to be, to do what you want to do and to experience what you want to experience. Are you living in present moment awareness?

Living your truth is feeling gratitude for who you are and who you are becoming. Living your truth is feeling gratitude for what you are doing and experiencing. You choose to feel gratitude for all experiences; positive and negative, happy and sad, the ups and downs, twists and turns of all your life journey. Living your truth is living your life moments fully. Are you grateful for your life, your experiences and your choices?

Living your truth is creating the life you want to live, being and doing what is most important to you and experiencing all you want to experience. Living your truth is living your life journey fully, living your dreams and desires, living a fulfilled life.

Living your truth is living a fulfilled life; being who you want to be, doing what you want to do and experiencing what you want to experience to create the life you want to live.

  • Are you enjoying your life journey?
  • Are you being who you want to be?
  • Are you doing what you want to do?
  • Are you experiencing what you want to experience?
  • Are you grateful for your life, your experiences and your choices?
  • Are you living in present moment awareness?
  • Do you know what is most important to you?
  • Are you choosing the good and positive for what’s most important to you?
  • Are you living on purpose with passion?
  • Are you enjoying your journey?
  • Are you imagining the life you want to live?
  • Are you creating the life you want to live?

Are you living your truth?

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river of life

i like to think of my life as a flowing river. all the different currents are my dreams and desires creating my life journey.

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the middle currents are faster and free flowing. the currents are the goals and desires that are grounded and centered in your core being.

the currents along the edges are slower having to feel the way and learn while moving along the river. the currents are dreams and desires for experiencing life fully and fulfilling your being.

sometimes there are obstacles, rocks and logs that block the flow of the currents. the obstacles slow the current down and need to be removed or navigated around for the current to continue it’s journey down the river.

what obstacles are in your river? what are you doing to remove them and get around the obstacle?

what does your river look like right now? rivers are constantly moving and changing. the currents are constantly moving and changing.

what are the dreams and desires in the currents of your river? what is the life journey all of your currents are creating in your river of life?

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wanting change

i’m not happy with an experience in my journey right now, i want it to change. it is not a change that can be done quickly, it will affect many other areas of my life. i am easily overwhelmed and stressed by small triggers and need to make the change as soon as possible.

i find myself getting overtaken and lost in feelings of worry and doubt, fear of not… not finding the change i need, not acting quickly enough, not making the right choice, not living my truth.

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i am so happy and grateful for many things in areas of my life that i want to change, but so often i get caught up and swept away in the wanting of change, wanting something more that i don’t have.

and i wonder if i focused on being grateful for what was good in that area of my life, what then would i create? and how much faster could i create it?

letting go of the worry, doubt and fear. letting go the overwhelm and feeling lack.

allowing gratitude to fill me. gratitude for what is good in this part of my journey. gratitude for what i am learning and experiencing. gratitude for the challenge. gratitude for the growth. gratitude for all the pieces that were (and are) good in this piece of me that it is now time for me to change.

gratitude for growth!

what am i going to create?! it is a new adventure on this journey of my life!

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enjoy the journey

are you happy and harmonious during your day to day activities? week to week are you happy with the activities that you are doing? is your attitude and energy mostly positive or mostly negative?

are you enjoying your life journey?

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life is meant to be enjoyed.

“Life should be an exciting adventure. The sun should rise within you each day in terms of the richness of your feelings and the sharpness of your perceptions. You should carve out goals for yourself that will inspire you to enthusiastic action. going toward life with vigor, no matter what your age, you should never fear death.” ~Maxwell Maltz

to enjoy the journey is to do the things that make you happy. what do you enjoy doing? what’s most important to you? who do you want to be? what do you want to do?

don’t worry about what other people may think, don’t worry about making others happy. make yourself happy and do the things that are most important to you.

to enjoy the journey is to choose who to be and do what is most important to you. you chose to do this thing, be grateful that you are now doing it.

everyday we make choices; from the moment we wake to the moment we sleep. to enjoy the journey and live with enthusiasm be grateful for all the moments you are choosing.

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do my best

I want a lot. I like a lot. I want more and more.

I want things for all areas of my life; health and wellbeing, intellectual and personal growth, family, God/spiritual, relationships and recreation, business/career, financial and giving back.

I am not able to do all that I want in all areas of my life every day. That is why it is important to me to be aware of what is most important to me in the present moment. When I know what is most important to me I am able to choose what to focus on.

When I know what I want to focus on I can do my best. Doing my best today can be different from what my best was yesterday or what my best will be tomorrow. But with all that I want in my life all that I can do is do my best.

My challenge is that when I realize and am aware of what I want, I want it as soon as possible. Doing my best is doing what I can with where I am in my life. And I don’t always feel it, but it is good that I do not get all that I want right away.

The growth and expansion that comes from the actions and challenges of getting what I want is more important than achieving the want. The journey is full of meaning, full of growth and the journey is what brings transformation and new wants, expanded wants or wants that determine you do not want a particular want anymore.

Are you doing your best? Do your best today, do your best tomorrow, and you will experience your own growth and transformation!

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journey

Our journey is all our life’s moments. Our growth and expansion to being who we want to be, doing what we want to do, and experiencing what we want to experience. Our journey is little moments and big moments, little experiences and big experiences. It is the ups and downs, the challenges and celebrations of living a life that is continually changing, growing and transforming.

How often are you living in the moment? How often are you aware that this NOW moment is the only moment there is, the only moment that matters?

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Awareness of who you are and what you want is what allows you to make the positive choices in the now moment to live and to create the life that you want to live. Awareness that you are responsible for your choices is what allows you to be positive and grateful for what you are living, to enjoy the moment – your life journey.

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let go control

I choose to live in present moment awareness and do what is most important. When I choose to live in present moment awareness and do what is most important it creates a serene day with a sense of urgency which is calm and collected, a focused way of living and experiencing the day.

When I am trying to control and do do do, that creates overwhelm.

I can’t control anything but my feelings and choices. I can be aware of what I am choosing and choose to feel positive.

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Letting go control and doing my best, allowing the moment and trusting God, the Universe, is how I want to live. There is so much that I want to do and want to prioritize. I need to be aware that I am not super mom or super woman and I can’t do it all and have it all right now. (still, I really really want it – but I know that the growth and journey to achieving all that I want is so much more!)

So I choose to be and do what is most important in the now moment and living in present moment awareness. I choose to do my best at what is most important at the time. I choose to trust the Universe is creating all that I want.

I can let go and be patient. I can live in faith and trust.

I enjoy the journey in the preset moment.

What control can you let go? What is most important to you in your present moment awareness?

Live Your Truth!