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Inner Journey

How Do I Refocus My Life?

Have you ever just been stuck on one question? Does it have the word "why" in it? We humans tend to want to know why everything happens, especially when things aren't good. Realizing that we may never know "why" is truly a revelation, a relieving one at that.

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Signs Of Perfectionism

“Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough - that we should try again.” ˜Julia Cameron

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“Press” Here

Well, the topic for today is one that might make a few of you cringe or at least think about whether I have read your mail...so to speak. It's just too big of an issue to not address here before God and everyone. So, let's move on.

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How Do I Know I Need Help?

"The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it." ˜Seneca (7 B.C. - 65 A.D.)

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What Motivates Me?

As I was "introspecting" myself, I really wanted to get in touch with what motivates me to keep going, to press through difficulties, to see the finish line...if there is one. The question is really an easy one for me to answer on some levels, but for the deeper issues, it's not quite as simple.

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Steps of Emotional Growth

We have a real treat for you today. Meta-Physician, Deborah Stuart, forwarded the following chart to me to help with understanding and developing a healthful emotional state of being. First, please read a little about her and the contributions she's made to this science.

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Am I Attached To My Problems?

IntrospectiveSunday This is an interesting (almost disturbing) question that I just had to ask.  While in prayer/meditation last night, I actually asked if I could …

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The Courage To Be Me…The Courage To Be You

I've been thinking a lot about courage and confidence lately, so much so that it's having a positive effect on me and the way I'm dealing with new situations. You know that I really do act on the things that I talk about here...don't you?

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When Confidence Comes…

Have you ever wondered what opportunities and relationships you've missed out on because you were too afraid to put yourself out there? This happens so often when our minds become overly occupied by our failures, disappointments, and even our negative thoughts about who we are and what our abilities are.

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Am I A Good Listener?

Giving your full attention, body, soul, and spirit to another takes practice. Frankly, they should be teaching this in elementary school instead of making it an adult class at the community college that no one ever takes.

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Discovering Life Purpose In 60 Minutes or Less

As I stared at the red chicken scratch, I suddenly realized that our lives produce millions of thoughts, events, experiences, skills, and traumas that stay dormant in our minds or forgotten altogether.

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Introspective Sunday: What Is Your Question?

I guess this self-focus is really just another way of getting to know the real you. It's a good way to get to the bottom of any destructive behavior that might be popping up.

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How Do I Make It Through Crisis?

Our wonderfully made bodies and spirits are equipped with the best bells and whistles there are. We have the "guts" to get the glory. All we have to do is believe it and utilize the power in which we've been given.

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Is My Mind Connected To My Body?

Ah, yes, the mind/body connection. The more we hear about how important it is, the more we should pay attention. What gives, Ladies and Gentlemen (we've got some male fans now)?

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Why Am I Afraid of People?

I really enjoy writing these self-evaluating posts on Sunday; they are as useful for my own growth as I hope they are for yours. Today's topic is one that, yes, I have asked myself in the past...and do still occasionally. Fear can be paralyzing, especially if it doesn't make sense. Let me explain.

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