Improve your Affirmation Practice

Although affirmations are often suggested for Personal Growth, I have discovered, that they may often backfire. I have come to realize, it is imperative to honestly investigate your TRUE FELT sense of the affirmation before you go any further working with affirmation. In other words, your honest feeling needs to ALIGN with the words youContinue reading “Improve your Affirmation Practice”

Personal Growth Practice: Embody the Higher Self

In response to frequent feelings of frustration, powerlessness and confusion, I was inspired to establish a new practice to promote personal growth. This practice has been extremely beneficial in helping me to establish clarity, peace and a sense of empowerment in stressful situations. It has served me well in being able to recenter and becomeContinue reading “Personal Growth Practice: Embody the Higher Self”

Mental Health Strategy: Abandon Self Sacrificing

Although we have been raised with the belief that abandoning ourselves for others is highly valued, I would suggest asking yourself: How do I feel in my body when I put others before myself? Do I feel resentment? Does it serve to bolster my sense of worth? Am I resisting setting a boundary on myContinue reading “Mental Health Strategy: Abandon Self Sacrificing”

Mental Health Strategy: Acceptance & Compassion

This summer, I have been deeply immersed in a practice of self acceptance.  I have avoided using this tool for a long time, for fear of coming face to face with my many shadowy parts of myself(spoiler alert:We all have them:-) One of the parts of me that I have been examining is my beliefContinue reading “Mental Health Strategy: Acceptance & Compassion”

Mental Health Strategy:Self Inquiry

One thing I feel deeply grateful for is having learned how o engage in the practice of self inquiry. Self inquiry is the key that opens doors to greater understanding about yourself. It is a means of directing you to ways of living that are more aligned with your soul. I have frequently been askingContinue reading “Mental Health Strategy:Self Inquiry”

Mental Health Strategy: Examine your Relationship to Time

Maintaining a sense of self worth is one of the biggest obstacles to managing Mental Health. We have been conditioned to believe our worth is defined by how much we accomplish within the time span of any given day. I believe it is time to start reminding people of their inherent worth. Worth is NOTContinue reading “Mental Health Strategy: Examine your Relationship to Time”

MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGY:TAKE TIME TO MOVE THROUGH FEELING

Let’s create a culture that NORMALIZES the need to TAKE TIME to feel our feelings in REAL time…to move our e-MOTIONS, to circulate them through our bodies…to release them and live happily ever after:-) ENOUGH suppression already…We are WIRED to MOVE feeling THROUGH and OUT.  Although  I’m not a doctor,  I highly prescribe the practiceContinue reading “MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGY:TAKE TIME TO MOVE THROUGH FEELING”

Mental Health Strategy:Mantra Meditation Walk

Today I took a Mantra Meditation Walk to improve the state of my mental health.  Specificly, to alleviate a restles, unsettled energy, stuck in the center of my belly. A mantra is a repeated word or sound to deepen concentration during meditation.   Throughout my walk, I inhaled, then exhaled as I  spoke the word “moo-oo-ve”Continue reading “Mental Health Strategy:Mantra Meditation Walk”