Tag: actions

Oct 30

Opening to possibility

Do you ever wish you could do something, but it seems impossible? Or improbable.  It may not fit in with the image you have of yourself, and your relationship to the world. When we were children, we seemed capable of imagining many things. We could play games and slip into different roles, become anything we …

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Jan 25

If you write it, it will come

Remember the movie “Field of Dreams”? In that film, Kevin Costner hears a voice telling him, “If you build it, they will come.” He builds a baseball diamond and, well, the movie plot is complicated, but ‘they’ do come and play ball! What do you want to create in your life, to build?  In the …

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Mar 23

I’m having the thought that…

Researchers say that we average between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts per day. That’s a lot of activity! Each time we have a thought, it influences our feelings and the way we perceive things. Psychologist and author Dr. Steven Hayes, the originator of ACT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, says, “Thoughts are like lenses through which we …

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Feb 23

Transformation

Does it ever seem that there are certain things you wish you could change but can’t? Certainly when we’ve been given a diagnosis of ADHD or another disorder, or when we’ve struggled with something for a long time and can’t see any progress, we can fall into despair. There’s something wrong with me, you may …

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Jan 26

Making Habits into Goals

A new year has just begun and, if you are like me, you want to set fresh goals, or reach the goals you set last year. When we set a goal, we usually feel enthusiastic. We may put it on the top of our “to do” list and have every intention of seeing it through …

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Nov 24

Resilience

We set goals and try to attain them. But sometimes, no matter how hard we try, it seems the universe has its own agenda for us. Maybe we don’t get our first-choice school, or get hired for that job we applied for. Maybe we have faced a lot of rejection, and we feel that because …

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Feb 25

Visualizing Intentions

In the book How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist, Dr. Andrew Newberg and Mark Robert Waldman explain the latest research findings on how we can use our desire, focus, and faith to see our intentions realized. “When you clearly articulate your intention or goal in writing and speech, your frontal …

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