Shift Happens!

I did almost everything single thing on the list below – to myself and others – and what I realized is I was f**ng miserable. They were like little mind magnets – something bad would happen or someone would trigger me and one (or all) of these were in full effect:

Blaming. Comparing. Needing to be right. Needing approval. Dwelling on the past. Trying to be perfect. Gossiping about others. Saying, “I’m too old…” Saying, “It's too late…”

Save this list somewhere. I even made it into an image you can download. Awesome, right? And notice if you are doing even one of these. Remember it’s totally ok …  it’s just a way you are coping right now. The cool part is we can change the way we cope. But you have to know what you are up to.

So…what are you up to?

What do you do when you get disappointed, fearful, or sad? And know where you can go. Here’s what shifts can become possible …

 

Blaming can become forgiveness. Comparing can become focusing on yourself fully. Needing to be right can become listening more. Needing others approval can become trusting you are enough already. Dwelling on the past can become committing to living in the present. Trying to be perfect can become charting your progress. Gossiping about others can become talking honestly about your own life. Saying, “I’m too old…” can become seeing how wise you really are. Saying, “It's too late…” becomes knowing you are exactly where you need to be.

And I made this as an image, too. So download, add it to your camera roll, and start living it – right now.

Make your a-ha moment not just a head nod – make it an action.

Know Thyself + Do Something Different

So what’s one thing you can do differently this week? I believe in you and I want to know. Email me or leave a comment below.

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Gandhi, Me, and Harmony

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The DiStyle Law of Attraction

  I wanted it, but then when it arrived – I freaked out. Let’s be honest, my freakout occurred because I never felt worthy enough – the relationship I wanted, the career, the financial security – you name it. And there is an odd darkness that shows up with this lack of worthiness. I would… Read on →

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Make Time For Yourself Today in 2 Steps (Cuban Style)

Let’s get real. I usually respond, “No” (super politely) when asked to switch my routine (also known as “take a break” or as some people call it – “vacation.”) So when I was invited to Cuba with one of my best friends, the no was literally about to come out. Because the last time I left… Read on →

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3 Steps for the Kind of Love Your Child Needs Right Now

I have a ton of off-the-charts successful clients, awards out the wazoo, getting into the best schools, landing that dream job. But when life goes south – they are at a loss. And that’s when I realized we have to do better for the next generation. We must raise a generation that can cope. Let… Read on →

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3 Must-Ask Questions Before A Life Investment

For so long I invested time with these kinds of people: The toughest nut to crack: they didn’t really like anyone but loved me. The smartest one in the room: I played small so they could stay big. The false promise person: They never did what they said they would, and I made excuses for… Read on →

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