When You Make the Decision to Change… You Can’t Look Back

Fear of failure and change and discomfort and uncertainty are real … but they’re not good enough reasons for inaction. They can all be overcome. I’ve dealt with them, and so have thousands, millions of others. You’re no worse than me or anyone else — you can face these fears.

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The key is… you have to follow GOD. When you make the decision to change… you can’t look back. You have to listen closely to HIS voice, and then follow what HE’s saying to you. From that point, you have to follow the DREAM HE has put inside you. Continue reading When You Make the Decision to Change… You Can’t Look Back

Over Commitment of Your Time, Can Drain You…

“I wish I had more time!” That’s what most people are accustomed to saying whenever they have too much to do… but not enough time, seemingly, to do everything they want to do. It’s an overwhelming feeling. However, it’s just a feeling. Everyone has the same amount of time, but somehow, most people fill up the container of their days with too much stuff.

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You’re not obligated to do everything just because you think you have to do it. When you realize you’re trying to fit too much stuff (tasks, errands, obligations) into a small container (24 hours), it becomes obvious that you can’t get a bigger container … so you have to get rid of some stuff. Everything just won’t fit. Therefore, you have to always think simplifying what you have to do. Continue reading Over Commitment of Your Time, Can Drain You…

Accept What Scares You. But Don’t Let It Stop You…

You can do it. Yet, you have to know it can be done. The fear you feel… you can overcome it. But, overcoming takes practice. Then, more practice. And even as you learn to overcome one fear… soon after, another fear will appear, and you have to practice a new set of tactics all over again. But still, you can overcome it… because you are an overcomer.

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Overcoming anything, especially fear, is a process of awareness, acceptance, seeing the pain, finding gratitude, and living in the moment with a purpose.

Every problem you face is rooted in fear. That might seem obvious, but the real question is how to beat the fears. To know the answer, you first must determine the Why and the How. Continue reading Accept What Scares You. But Don’t Let It Stop You…

Dare to Be Different. That’s The Best Part of Life…

It’s okay to be unique. GOD did not create you to be a copycat, or to be a carbon copy of someone else. You will find that with a little creativity, and a lot of faith, any difference can be turned into something amazing. Your difference is your power.

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The normal way of doing things is often not the only way, nor the best way.

Ever been stuck in a rut of doing things a certain way, because that’s the way everyone else does things, or because that’s how it’s always been done? Because it’s safe. Continue reading Dare to Be Different. That’s The Best Part of Life…

Fear Is Harmless… Unless You Give It the Energy to Harm You

Even when you do… fear doesn’t sleep. It’s all around you. It’s never satisfied unless it has your attention. Whenever fear can’t get your attention while you are awake, it will do its best to insert itself into your midnight thoughts – even your dreams – if you allow it.

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Fear affects our lives in unseen ways, causing worry, hesitation, confusion, anxiety and avoidance. It can bring you to your knees… even cripple your lifestyle and your peace – if you allow it.

Truth is… fears control us in ways we never realize, unacknowledged and more powerful because of their unknown workings.

Fear can stop your dreams.

Fear can stop you from taking risks.

Fear can stop you from pursuing love.

Fear can stop you from seeking adventure.

Fear can stop you from speaking in public.

Fear can stop you from starting a new venture, etc….

It can cause you discomfort. It can cause you to procrastinate, overeat, and be distracted with worry. Continue reading Fear Is Harmless… Unless You Give It the Energy to Harm You

When You Make The Decision To Change… You Have To Make Time Too

It’s up to you to make a commitment to change. It’s a big decision, and the decision is all yours. When and how… is your choice too. But, what if you had to make a list of all the habits you would like to change or create, how many changes would be on the list? Would you actually make the changes? Could you actually make the changes?

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For many of us, we might have more than a dozen habit changes we’d like to make. And we want to make them all right now! However, you might find it helpful to know that, changes have to be thought of as being similar to a marathon, not a sprint. Continue reading When You Make The Decision To Change… You Have To Make Time Too

You Have Your Own Unique Beauty….

Beauty is not in the face. Beauty is a light in the heart. Beauty is power, and a smile, is it’s sword.”

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YOU are a beautifully created being. So don’t try to live your life through someone else’s eyes. Yours are just fine. Realize you have your own unique beauty. And realize, you can’t please everyone… all the time. Use your own sight… coupled with your spiritual vision, to see your way through life. Continue reading You Have Your Own Unique Beauty….

LOVE Always Protects, Trusts, Hopes, and Perseveres…

Life is short! We all have a limited time to live a remarkable life. Some people live for seconds, days, years, decades — but nobody is here forever. That’s why; we have to take the time to give the best we have to offer to all of our relationships. Love always goes the extra mile.

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People change! It’s a fact we have to live with every single day of our lives. Changes in life outside our relationships with family, friends, significant others, and co-workers… will impact what we want and need from our relationships with each person in every facet of our lives. Since change is inevitable, welcoming it as an opportunity to enhance our relationships is more fruitful than trying to keep it from happening.

No matter where we are in life, everything that involves building better connections with the people in our lives will take a great deal of love, patience and understanding. There’s no room for blame; but only room for total consideration of others and where they are in life. Continue reading LOVE Always Protects, Trusts, Hopes, and Perseveres…

Life Really is What You Make it…

A man that has friends must show himself friendly…” ~ Proverbs 18:24

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How’s your social life? Are you optimistic and open to meeting new people? Or, are you happy living inside your own little box… in your own world where you’re comfortable?

Sometimes, to enjoy your life… you have to “Change Your Point of View.” You have to change your whole perspective of things and allow space for others to enter into your world…in order to have a well-rounded social life. Continue reading Life Really is What You Make it…

7 Simple Things You Must Know… to Find Happiness In Life

LIFE is meant to be beautiful and enjoyable. Truth is, though, many people feel some kind of way about LIFE. To them… it’s all negative. Nevertheless, when it comes to happiness… LIFE is the best “Personal Trainer” you could ever have.

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Life pushes you to either ‘Give Your All… or Nothing At All’. And even when you think LIFE is unfair, don’t think it’s going to ease up on giving you tough love… and start giving you hugs and say, “Everything is going to be alright.” Nope! The tough love will continue. However, LIFE will continue to make you “Press forward” to be all you can be… because LIFE knows what you have to offer.

Setbacks, difficulties, and obstacles will make LIFE more challenging, but should not deter you from pursuing your goals… or finding happiness. You have to look deeper into your heart. Actually, whether you know it or not, there are greater things inside you… than you probably are aware of at the moment. Also, LIFE knows what GOD has put inside you. In fact, that’s why GOD assigned LIFE to you as a Personal Trainer. And as long as you have LIFE,

… GOD expects you to Appreciate LIFE.

… to Love LIFE.

… to Use LIFE to Grow in Faith.

… to Be happy with LIFE.

… to Never get angry with LIFE.

… to Never give up on LIFE.

… to Take advantage of the opportunities LIFE offers.

So before you get to the point where you’re in danger of wasting your life… ask yourself, “What do I want from LIFE? It’s really is your choice! Choose wisely. Because the definition you place on yourself – or allow others to place on you – will precisely determine what you have, what you do, who you become… and how you act.

Remember, though, that LIFE is color-blind… and it treats every person according to the assignment GOD has instructed it to give. LIFE does this… because its purpose is to eventually point you towards GOD for direction. So, LIFE is neutral… it doesn’t try to lead you one way or the other… it lets you decide – good or bad – where you want to go and what you want to do. And no matter how hard it pushes you to hope, dream and expect the best… LIFE knows you can do anything if you Pray diligently, and allow GOD to direct your paths.