Re-framing Negative Emotions

In order to allow ourselves to feel all of our emotions, we need to rethink how we perceive them. Emotions are not good or bad, or positive or negative; they are just emotions. We feel emotions; we are not emotions, and we have a better ability to feel and manage our emotions when we reframe how we see them.

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Decreasing Judgement & Growing Self-Compassion

To have compassion for others, we must first have compassion for ourselves and continue to notice when we are judging ourselves in elusive and hidden ways. Practicing self-compassion helps us discover and overcome our self-defeating criticism and judgement and spur desired growth.

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Creating Joy

By taking responsibility for our actions, we can implement positive daily habits to create more joy in our lives.

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Smiling: Making it a Practice

Creating an intentional practice of smiling can help you experience the benefits more often. There are simple steps we can take to incorporate more smiling into our lives. 

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Benefits of Smiling as a Practice

October is Positive Attitude month! There are many ways we can practice a positive attitude and smiling has proven to be an effective tool to improve our attitude and overall well-being. Consider making smiling a daily practice to reap the benefits!

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The Many Veils of Fear

When fear feels threatened, it gets creative hiding in new emotions. I spent the last few weeks confused by various emotions, but I finally realized through reflection, meditation, and journaling that fear was the root of them all. Now I must shine light on it, so I can move forward.

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Let's Talk About It

It was a rough week. I hesitated to discuss it here, but we must overcome the fear, shame, and judgement regarding mental health and wellness to heal. Let's start with kindness and compassion rather than fear.

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Finding Things We Enjoy and Actually Doing Them

Let's spend some time deliberately doing things that bring us joy and serenity. 

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Smile Practice: Part 2

Continuing to explore the benefits of choosing to smile. Smile on!! :D

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