Fear- an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat.
One of the most difficult things that face people in life is fear. It is a tough foe because it can rise up in any area of your life and at any moment. Experiences in life can cause pain and we are designed to want to avoid pain. So a traumatic experience at any age can cause fear to rise in your mind. Fear can either be a motivator or a limiter in what you can and will accomplish in life. Once you have been hurt, most people go to great lengths to avoid a repeat. Raise your consciousness today about the fear in your life. Look at where you are limited and the fear behind it in your thoughts, words, and actions. By recognizing the fear and understanding its cause, the fear can be overcome and even eliminated. Be fearless. Read more...(882 words, 5 images, estimated 3:32 mins reading time)
There are days that you remember because they have a long lasting effect on your life. I certainly have many of these. There are days that serve to remind me of those moments. When my life changed so dramatically that it could never be the same again.
What had been my life was over and what was coming next was unknown and unpredictable. The experience I identified as my life was shattered into a million pieces and no matter how they were put back together they would never be the same, they would never fit snugly. Read more...(763 words, 4 images, estimated 3:03 mins reading time)
In order to keep moving through life, we all have to believe that something better awaits us in the future, we need to hope. No matter where we are right now, there is a potential for a future that contains anything that we can conceive of. This is limitless.
If life is going great then it can get better. If things aren’t going as well as you would like, it can improve in the short order. That is called hope and without hope, progress is difficult to have. Read more...(418 words, 2 images, estimated 1:40 mins reading time)
I think people resign themselves to their situations. The way that it is right now will always be. If one believes this then there is no room for improvement, there is no hope.
Things can change in an instant, and the things you dream of can come to you, today, out of the blue. Change is constant and inevitable. Hope is a powerful tool, that allows your dreams to be realized in a way that you may not have imagined before. It allows those changes to work for your pursuit of your best self. Read more...(493 words, 5 images, estimated 1:58 mins reading time)
If you are looking to be the best that you can be, I don’t think that there is a better activity for you than reading. When you talk to people today it is sad how little we read books that expand our horizons and push ourselves to grow and think a little bit.
I understand that there is an inordinate number of distractions out there today, all vying for our short attention spans, and books seem to be getting the short end of the stick. With that so are we. Read more...(983 words, 10 images, estimated 3:56 mins reading time)