While in LA this past month, I spent some time at the Agape Spiritual Center and listened to the teachings of its founder, Reverend Michael Beckwith. I was inspired by so much of what he said, and one thing really struck home: “If you are not living on the edge, you are taking up too much space.”
So often we have a dream or a desire to accomplish something, to do something or to create something, but we get stopped in our tracks because we are paralyzed by the fear of failure or fear of discomfort. Instead of facing that fear or going through the discomfort, we give up on our dream.
I have been sharing this with many people, but I have not yet shared it with you, though some of you may already know: I am pregnant. I am 16 weeks pregnant, and I am obviously thrilled. The first few months were a combination of excitement, joy and also worry if it would really be real this time!
My desire is strong
I have infinite patience
I am powerful now
I am light
I have control
of my life
I am devoted
I feel strong
I have the will
To carry on
I am in it to win it
It is done, it is done
Have you started to think about what changes you would like to make in 2010? Who do you really want to be? It’s your time; will you take it higher?
Here are some tips on how to make a powerful commitment to becoming who you really want to be.
The beauty of giving a gift is that it can positively impact the giver, the receiver and those who are witnessing the action. Instead of trying to get names crossed off your shopping list, take some time to reconnect to the spiritual power of gift giving.
I value feeling good and being at my best. When I am my best self, I can do the things I really love to do — and I can do them well.
If you want to increase the amount of joy in your life, it has to begin with the way you love, treat and honor yourself. If you are reaching outside of yourself for people, things, food, drugs, alcohol or jobs to be your source of joy, you will be at the mercy of circumstance. Real power comes when you realize you can feel joy for no reason at all.
Yes, you can have it all, really!
How you eat, think and exercise dramatically affects your mood. You can break the cycle of unhealthy habits and learn to have it all.
IntenSati is a workout that inspires people to believe in themselves and to develop the inner and outer strength to live a life they love in a body they love. It is a cardio workout with positive affirmations. It was created to offer people all over the world a workout they could do to train themselves to be happier and healthier, now.
Once a month, I meet with eight of my closest friends. We are more than just friends. We know everything about each other, and we coach each other on living big. Lauren is the one who directs the meetings, and the work we do is based on the method of life coaching she developed called “The Handel Method.” I have been coached by her for about six years now.