October 2014

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Know Your Worth

“Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy.” ~Wayne Dyer Without a solid “knowing” of our own self worth, it’s easy to allow situations into our lives where the outcome is a feeling of being taken advantage of. When we don’t think, believe, feel, and most importantly conduct ourselves in a manner […]

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“In the voyage of your worldly existence, the sails at which your life float upon, are tethered by the thoughts and emotions that which you harbor. Expand.” ~Will Barnes Stretching ourselves beyond the norm is where growth happens. The tough part is, during all this stretching, things can become uncomfortable. When this happens, resist the

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Authentic Self

“Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.” ~Coco Chanel Earlier this week one of the gem topics was on personal retreats. A dear friend recently shared with me one of the exercises she did while on a retreat a few years ago. During this time she had been in recovery from a life event

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“Delegating means letting others become the experts and hence the best.” ~Timothy Firnstahl For some reason, we feel we need to do it all. Why is that? Focusing attention on mastering things we don’t like or are good at, actually takes time and energy away from fine-tuning the skills we excel at! If you are

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“The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it.” ~Helen Keller Triggers have the ability to stop us in our tracks along our journeys. Whether it’s triggers for addictions, fears of the future, or ruminating on the past, they have the power to truly stunt our growth. The upside to triggers

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Take A Breath

“Learn how to exhale, the inhale will take care of itself.” ~Carla Meluci Ardito Breathing. Something we do every second without thinking. An act so simple, yet such a powerful tool in navigating moments, choices, and difficult situations. Today… Before you react… take a breath Before you retaliate… take a breath Before you speak… take

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Higher Self

“There is no need to reach high for the stars. They are already within you. Just reach deep into yourself!” ~Unknown It’s easy to forget we all have the answers within us. It’s also easy to rely on friends and family members opinions of what we should or should not do with our lives. Getting

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