Choosing to move forward

As I gain experience with new skills, I develop confidence. With confidence, I’m trusting myself to make good decisions. Mixed in with mistakes! Because mistakes are part of the human condition. And because it’s not possible to know ahead of time what might turn out to feel like a mistake afterward. Yes, iit’s hard to…

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Grab your curiosity! Figuring out what to do with your life begins well with being curious

What does curiosity give you? I’ve found that being curious lead to experimenting enough to find what matters to me. That leads me to knowing what I want to do. It leads to innovation, too. Tiny innovations for me as I build my own life. And I need a life that fits me and my…

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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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Personal growth happiness gratitude tiny lift for today

What makes a difference in keeping me actively moving forward, ever seeking to help is trusting my interests and abilities can help others and being grateful for the results, whatever they may be. On hard days, I may forget that! But I can investigate. To remember! Here’s one way that’s helpful. Do a little walk-through…

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Growing that supports you includes Laughter!

Support from myself helps me to let laughter happen. Natural laughter. Naturally occurring laughter, today… As part of life. I find that laughter helps… Everything! What little thing can you do today… To let laughter happen as a way to support YOU today? Pick something little enough so that you actually do it.   By the way,…

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Action leads to habits: simplifying’s a good one!

Do you ever suspect that your life might be a little bit easier to manage if only you were to simplify a little bit?I do.And so I did. Oops! But then I lost… That beautiful habit of simplifying. Again! I got so that I could do certain things. Then I added one thing! It went really well.…

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Personal Growth from Playful Goals

Injecting playfulness helps me with personal growth! I find playful goals are easier to get done. As in, really make them happen for me. The world is really challenging right now, isn’t it? I’m sure other points in history people felt scared about what was going on around them. Now, though, you can hear about what’s…

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Visualizing your future using today’s patterns

Studies show visualizing your best future increases optimism. That’s been demonstrated to increase happiness in scientific studies — and the visualization work can help you figure out what you need to do to make that future happen. There’s a goals side of that to look at later! For today, it’s about increasing your level of…

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Now relax and find out what fits you today…

When I relax and do? I accomplish things that help people! Happiness alights in me as I recognize that. And that helps me relax more deeply in my next task. So, I appreciate relaxation and that helps me move toward happiness. Not specifically aiming at happiness, but allowing happiness to well up within me. What…

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Do you want to accept more happiness into your life?

Digging into happiness! Where do we get started? Well, I’d first say it is about doing. It’s about choosing to do that which tends to lift you up as an individual. It’s about choosing to avoid thinking in ways that take you on some kind of a downward spiral. And instead, choosing to do tiny…

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