Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.
~Preparing The Fertile Ground For Your Precious Seed Thoughts To Grow~ By Val Logan, D.D., C.C.H. When you are feeling good about yourself the world opens up to you. Life is easy. Life is good. Give Me Five! Yeah! This is what makes everything worthwhile. Have you experienced this before? I am sure you … Read more
Communication Issues Can Cause Very Painful Experiences
When someone betrays our trust…we usually feel pretty pissed off about it… OR we might feel badly hurt and withdraw. Do yourself a favor and don’t stop there. If you want to help make sure that it doesn’t happen to you again then become open to exploring what you can learn about yourself and what choices you made or didn’t make to contribute to this very painful outcome. Your first mission, if you choose to accept it, is to focus on developing your own trustworthy, reliable, accountable relationship with yourself.
In life, when we value ourselves…when we truly respect ourselves then we feel worthy. That is when we KNOW that we have the right to do our due diligence in all of our relationships, whether with a significant other, friend, business professional, co-worker or even the repairman.
How to Consciously Use the Law of Attraction to Manifest Your Heart’s Desire
First of all, though nowadays many people are aware of these metaphysical concepts, we still meet some who are are not. So then, what IS the law of attraction and what does manifesting actually mean?
The word manifesting means making something real. It’s different than the common practice of goal achievement where we decide on what we want and then take the necessary steps to the successful completion of that goal.
Manifesting begins similarly in that it is important to be clear about what you want to create. However, unlike goal setting that is primarily focused on action, manifesting focuses more on the use of our imagination and feelings along with inspired action to help us create what we want in our lives. This approach can be deeply rewarding and gratifying.
Do you really want to know the secret of your success? I will tell you a secret about yourself that you may not have known. If only I had known this secret when I first started out in life, I would have saved myself much suffering. And maybe because I was young and foolish, I would not have listened. So, YOU be the judge. Will you listen or will you brush it aside?
Hello from Val and Jeanette. Here is one of our favorite little stories. We believe that stories are one of the best, most enjoyable forms of learning. Through metaphor, stories evoke images and emotions that help us with our own personal growth. They can actively engage our imagination, which is the doorway to our natural genius. In her following story, Portia Nelson so beautifully describes the process of change and how our fear and anxiety transforms with developing awareness.