Morning Affirmations…..

#affirmations

Transform how you feel about yourself

Transform your thoughts

🌼“I deserve everything good that happens in my life. I release the need for suffering and misery.”

🌼“From this day forward, I release the need to prove myself to anyone else.”

🌼“I always get the support I need. The universe is with me at every step I take.”

🌼 “Today, the door opens for many opportunities that universe has in store for me.”

🌼“My mind is full of prosperous, loving, and positive thoughts that manifest themselves in my life experiences.”

🌼“I release the past and live in the present. I get to enjoy every good thing that comes and experience life to the fullest.”

You are what you think you are, so think highly of yourself my dear….💞

𝓛𝓪𝓭𝔂 ‘𝓞’

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Daily Reminder….💞

💞Happy Tuesday friends….

This is your reminder that you are not obligated to remain the same person were, last week, yesterday, last month, or last year!

Choose today that you won’t stay where you are, chose to heal, chose to stop drinking, chose to stop putting yourself down!

All it takes is one step forward my dear….

Have a Terrific Tuesday…..💞

𝓛𝓪𝓭𝔂 ‘𝓞’

Monday Motivation Video….

#mondaymotivation

Do you suffer from bad habits that you resort to when trying to cope with your mental health?

Habits can feel like they’re set in stone, but that’s not the case. With a little time and effort, you can break bad habits and develop new ones!

”Don’t Let Your Bad Habits Get The Best Of You”

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Friday Feeling….Recovery is Possible💞

#fridayfeeling

#longpost

This was me 2 years ago being seen for a anxiety attack a little before I decided I wanted to end it all, the second picture is from last week when I was celebrating life and being an America 🇺🇸

I keep posting this pic as a reminder to myself and to you all that in due time all things will get better soon. Yes you don’t see it now and Yes it seems like God doesn’t here you, but I promise He does!

Here I am a suicide survivor turning my ”pain into beautiful 🦋 possibilities “ using the second chance God has given me to heal others and share why life is worth living!

~I know you’re bills are overdue

~You’re relationships are on the rocks

~You’re children are acting out

~ You can’t seem to shake one sickness after another

~ You lost your job, hope, will, and motivation.

Yes girl….I was here as well and believe it or not ending my life wouldn’t have solve a thing. Just think 💭

What if you hold on another day, week, hour, or just one more minute!

What if everything you wanted was right around the corner.

What if all you hoped and prayed for came rushing through that front door 🚪 if you just hold on!

Now you are probably wondering why I’m telling you all this…Girl I tell you this, because I was you!😌

I also tell you this because I’m Alive and well, living a life full of everything I have been praying for!

Nope, everything isn’t perfect but I have transformed my thinking and the way I see life! Everything that happens to us is for us…..

For example, losing your job might mean God has a better one in store, but you wouldn’t move so He had to help you out….remember all your complaining!

Losing that special someone, 🤷‍♀️🏽 hell maybe God was showing you the signs all along but you couldn’t or should I say wouldn’t let go!

You have the perfect business, but you haven’t gotten one client….well I started my first biz with only one client and if I would have given up I wouldn’t be 20 years in and retiring!🙌🏾

So I’m telling you girl hang in there, cause I’m a living witness that things get better!🙌🏾💞

~If you need help setting up a path forward, let’s chat 📲

~Do you need help 🆘 staying on track, lets chat

~Feeling unmotivated, lost hope, and need a swift kick in the butt? Let’s chat

~Need help changing your mindset

Schedule a free call, Zoom, or text with me:

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𝓞𝓵𝓲𝓿𝓲𝓪 𝓑. 𝓢𝓱𝓮𝓹𝓱𝓮𝓻𝓭

{Life Empowerment Mentor&

Transformation Coach}

”Turning Pain Into Beautiful Possibilities”

Daily Reminder…..

Happy Thursday……

Millions of individuals fail to live the life they’ve always wished to live. They neglect to realize their ambitions and give up on their big dreams as soon as they take on the first obstacle. Among the strongest reasons for this mental attitude is that these individuals don’t believe in themselves.

Believing in yourself is being sure that you’re going to do whatever you put your mind to, even if other people are against you. Generally, when you choose to take a big challenge or do something that they failed to do, you’ll find that everybody is putting you down. Under the pressure of this criticism a few of us start to question our own abilities and sooner or later give up. The few that manage to believe in themselves and continue down the path they’ve selected will be the ones that enjoy the glory of success and learn to love themselves.

A few individuals think that unless everybody agrees with them then they’re wrong. This is altogether untrue. No one ever succeeds without having individuals resisting his ideas at one point or another.

This rejection later became the grounds for people’s success. If individuals think that you’re incorrect, or that what you’re doing will yield no result, just move forward by either convincing them of your viewpoint straight off or leaving them to be convinced by force when they see what you’ve accomplished.

If you challenge individuals once or twice and go against their impressions then succeeded, even if it’s in a little or superficial task, you’ll wind up building confidence in your powers and your ideas. Only then will their impression not affect you much because you have previous experience that proves that you can succeed.

Ask your higher power for guidance and help and you’ll feel that you’re supported by a power which is superior to anybody who rejects what you’re doing and to the unforeseen difficulties you’ll most probably face on your road to achieving your goal

If you don’t believe in yourself you’ll wind up discarding your ideas, and not accomplish self love.

On the other hand, if you believe in yourself and continue fighting for what you want and develop self love; individuals may reject your ideas to begin with but will be forced to believe in you in the long run after seeing you succeed.

Have a terrific Thursday 💞

Wellness Wednesday…Controlling your anxiety!

#wellnesswednesday

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental condition in the United States, affecting approximately forty million of the adult population aged eighteen and above. Sadly, in fear of being ridiculed, people rarely seek professional help. This is one of the biggest reason why a lot of people suffer from anxiety disorders even if it is one of the most manageable mental conditions.

Thanks to the advancement in medical science and research, different forms of interventions and treatment have been developed to help people in overcoming anxiety and panic attacks. Here are some of the commonly used treatments:

◾️Medications. Although medications are not a sure fire cure for your anxiety disorders, it is an effective means o relieving symptoms of anxiety attacks. A wide variety of medications are currently being used to treat anxiety disorders, these include the traditional anti-anxiety drugs, anti-depressants, and beta-blockers. The only down side to this form of treatment is that the medications are habit forming, so it is best to follow the doctor’s specified dosing amount and duration to prevent this from happening.

◾️Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). This treatment focuses on correcting maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors. This treatment helps sufferers pinpoint their irrational thoughts and beliefs that are holding them back from functioning normally through their fears. This treatment also challenges sufferers to break free from those negative thoughts. CBT also deals with exposing sufferers to the object of their fears in a safe and controlled environment. CBT aims to help patients learn how to deal with stressful situations in able for them to start overcoming anxiety.

◾️Natural and herbal treatments. There are herbal remedies available in the market that have been said to treat anxiety. However, the safety and efficacy of using such products have not been well-observed, It is also important to keep in mind that these herbal medications may conflict with any existing medication you may be taking for your anxiety.

◾️Relaxation techniques. These relaxation techniques include: progressive muscle relaxation, controlled breathing, and guided imagery. These techniques are aimed to reducing and resolving physical stress that may be contributing to the anxiety attack.

◾️Hypnotherapy. This form of therapy is conducted by a licensed clinical hypnotherapist by using different therapeutic techniques while you are in a state of deep relaxation.

A healthy and balanced lifestyle helps a lot in controlling and reducing anxiety attacks. Here are some ways to keep anxiety at bay:

🔺Exercise regularly. Exercise is an effective treatment for anxiety as it promotes endorphin production in the body which serves as a natural relaxant. Engaging in yoga or aerobic exercises may also be particularly calming.

🔺Get adequate sleep. A lack of sleep may aggravate anxiety.

🔺Keep a healthy diet. A healthy and well-balanced diet may help in the battle against anxiety and stress.

🔺Meditate. Common types of meditation techniques used to reduce anxiety are: mindfulness, walking meditation, and transcendental meditation. This helps the mind relax and achieve a state of calm.

🔺Avoid alcohol and drugs. Substances won’t help relieve you of your anxieties. These may only make the problems worse, and may even affect your body.

🔺Eliminate caffeine in your diet. Caffeine is a form of stimulant which may stimulate anxiety or panic attacks and may also cause insomnia. It is best to steer clear of such substances to prevent triggering panic attacks.

🔺Cultivate a support system. Spending time with people who support and love you may help relax you and make you feel good. It makes you less vulnerable to anxiety knowing that you’re in the company of people who genuinely care for you.

Overcoming anxiety may not be an easy battle to face. But it is comforting to know that you have a lot of options available to help battle this condition. With a little professional help, emotional support, and the will power to defeat the monster within, you’ll soon be able to live free from anxiety.

Hope these tips help you get a handle of you anxiety….💞

Transformation Tuesday…..

#transformationtuesday

We’ve all heard amazing stories of rags to riches stories, people who’ve turned their lives around and went from zero to hero. Yet, even as we marvel at their success, we never think that we are capable of such ourselves. It is such negative thinking that keeps us at our low-paying jobs, stuck in our crappy little apartments and in our mediocre lives. But we can change our lives, simply by harnessing the power of our minds, specifically the power of positive thinking.

Like all things in life, learning to turn negative thoughts into positive ones will take time, but the process itself is really quite simple.

• Stay fit and healthy. A healthy mind needs a healthy body to reside in. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is one the fundamental ways to stay positive without any psychological involvement. Regular exercise is scientifically proven to elevate mood and reduce stress. A healthy diet is also essential – make sure you fuel your body with the right foods.

• Use positive affirmations. Many of us are our own worst enemies, constantly pulling ourselves down with negative self-talk. Encourage yourself with daily positive affirmations and drown out the voice of negativity.

• Choose your company well. Negativity, like positivity is contagious. Surround yourself with positive people who support you and avoid those who sap your energy and motivation with their relentless negativity.

• Smile! The simple act of smiling is physically proven to help you stay positive and make you happier Allow yourself to be open to humor, share a laugh with a neighbor or smile at the cashier when she rings up your purchases. You’ll be surprised at how good it’ll make you feel.

Practice these simple steps everyday and eventually you will find yourself breaking away from the chains of negativity. Start changing your life today😉

𝓛𝓪𝓭𝔂 ‘𝓞’

”Empowering Recovery One Life at a Time”

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Monday Motivation…..

#mentormonday

#nomorefear

1️⃣Take time to wink 😉at the clouds. It’s very freeing and is an instant ticket to bravery.

2️⃣Let a smile 😄play on your lips. Expectancy centers the feeling of flight and makes us feel radically alive.

3️⃣Quit looking for the glaring holes of logic. Light up the night with warm cheeks. Searching for the perfect reason for everything is suppressing. Step out of your comfort zone. There’s power in excitement!

4️⃣Confirm signs of life in your breaths daily. Cuddle up to your morning yawn, feel the tickles in your ear, count your dimples, let the sun dab behind your ears. There’s more to your life than your fuzzy bedroom slippers and terry cloth robe.

5️⃣Laugh 🤣behind reality’s back and greet your imagination with open arms. Laughing at our thoughts is part of our fearless spirit. It brings out a presence in us that’s awakening.Lean in closely to your feelings. Don’t snub them. Feelings credential us as humans.

6️⃣Our emotions are warm with invitation. They’re the fire that dances in our soul. They’re our sense of place.

7️⃣Life rocks us in the cradle of doubtfulness. Remove fear from your agenda and accept the unknown with a sparkling in your eye.

𝓛𝓪𝓭𝔂 ‘𝓞’

”Empowering Recovery One Life at a Time”

Happy Monday…😃Smile

Happy Monday friends,

A simple smile can make such a difference. For instance, the other day I mishandled a dish and it fell down on the floor, breaking into bits, producing a big mess.

Now, I could have been furious with myself for being clumsy and thinking “here’s another reason why life is awful!” But I did the opposite. I began to smile and kind of make fun of myself for not being able to hold on to that plate correctly. As I cleaned up the mess, there was no bitterness or anger. As a matter of fact, I did it with a smile on my face…I executed it with peace. So if you find yourself in a similar quandary, just think of the bright side, and don’t be shy to poke fun at yourself. You’ll quickly realize that peace finds its direction much more easily to you when you smile.

So smile today for your peace, for your sanity, and peace of mind😄