Nurturing yourself by consistent effort matters

Life is hard – so that means your efforts over time make a difference for the people you reach.  

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Nurturing your laugh

Laughing lets go of pressure. When you feel stressed, looking for simple, light laughter helps. Life is full of adversity. Daring to dig into small things that lift you up is useful.   Not every attempt at laughter works, right? So that means you’ll need to persist.   Building a habit of laughing can begin…

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Dare to refresh yourself

I’ve seen rainbows! This morning. Earlier this week. From one horizon to the next. Rainbows arcing through the sky. Gazing on beauty is nurturing! What can you do today to look at some of the beauty of the world? Does your family have a sleeping baby to peek at? In person or through technology 🙂…

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Nurturing yourself while mourning

Mourning is hard work. I’m finding that nurturing myself is helping. How can you nurture yourself today? How about doing a small part of that right now? Here are three ways that helped today: Talk to loved ones. Eat treats. Rest. Get enough sleep.

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Mental toughness from improved focus

Do you usually stick with something long enough to see results? Because when your focus improves, you tend to be able to stick to it. Then results tend to follow. Choosing to focus on what matters to you helps! As does being humble enough to ask for help. Another key is recognizing that the people…

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Self-care, confidence and doing fit together

I’m rediscovering over and over and now today once again that confidence comes from doing. Confidence really is what makes the world feel like a safer place.Allowing yourself to do what it takes to experience confidence delivers results. Results tend to pull you forward, especially when those results are involved in helping other people. Those acccomoplishments begin…

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Nurturing a better you

Sometimes the #1 thing needs to be nurturing yourself. I find that fine tuning is required day to day. That way today fits me! Quite often, I don’t get it right. So that means I adjust from day to day. And within each day! Because when I adjust frequently, I find that I am more…

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How to Develop Patience and Persistence

I’m searching out tiny ways of continually improving at taking care of my needs. At the same time, I seek to keep moving forward in all the ways I want to grow. Along the way, I’ve noticed that each little way I nurture myself boosts my patience and persistence. For example, nurturing myself tends to…

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This will show you how to move forward under stress

Quick exercise today! Encourage yourself to release stress this easy way: First, observe yourself breathe in and out once. Next, command control of one breath by slowing it down. That’s right, slowly breathe in. Then hold your breath briefly before slowly letting it out. Then hold that outbreath for a moment. Now repeat with this…

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Imagination Sparks Significant Achievement AND Nurtures You

Significant achievement’s bumpy! As a kid, I had training wheels on my bicycle. But I stopped tipping side to side when I got rid of those training wheels. When I try to break big dreams into doable chunks, I engage my imagination. I allow sparks to fly! I seek excellence. Yet I start new things…

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