Why do morning pages

Morning Pages Benefits

Morning Pages are a powerful mind development tool most notably for anxiety and stress as well as to increase self awareness. From a personal point of view the process has taught me who I am and enabled me to dig deep to find out why I am who I am. It has brought me to a place of personal acceptance. In this famous scene with Andy Dufrane in the shawshank redemption “get busy living or get busy dying”. I believe it is at this point that Andy has finally come …

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How to Control Anger in Relationships

HOW TO CONTROL ANGER IN RELATIONSHIPS This is another topic in the mind development series. When you first fell in love, the honeymoon period of the relationship must have felt surŕeal, wonderful, joyful. It varies how long this will last between couples, it all depends on how suited you are to each other. There is a certain amount of give and take in every relationship, those demands we make of each other are both physical and emotional. And at the start of the relationship it feels like a drug induced …

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Anger Control Activities For Adults

This topic in the mind development series addresses anger control activities for adults. Most of us do not realise how powerful we actually are, so instead of “manning up”, we allow our emotions to take control of us. Know that you are in control of your behaviour and your emotions even though it may not feel that way. The reason it does not feel that way is because we do not trust in our abilities, we do not believe in ourselves. We have to believe that we are so much in …

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ACCEPTING THE CHOICES OF OTHERS

LIVE AND LET LIVE! This topic within our mind development series addresses how to accept the choice of others. “It is what it is”. This is my favourite expression when I remember it Lol. Choose your fights wisely. There are some things we have zero control over. Do not create angst for yourself by non acceptance of something you cannot change! Be mindful of areas in your life where you are banging your head against a brick wall perhaps trying to change someone that cannot or will not change. Even …

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Biblical Meaning Faith And How to Achieve It

The highest level of mind development is achieved when one is able to fully embrace the biblical meaning of faith. It’s definition comes from Hebrew 11:1 “Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” This definition makes it clear that we are talking about something much stronger than “hope”. It uses the words conviction of things not seen. In other words our belief in something is so powerful that there is no room for doubt. This type of belief shields us from:- -feeling deflated …

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Frustration

HOW TO STOP FRUSTRATION This topic in our mind development series takes a look at frustration. There are a myriad of reasons for feeling frustration and l will be looking at the most common reasons and how to resolve those feelings. PLANNING AHEAD CIRCUMVENTS FRUSTRATION Being proactive helps us to gain control and eliminate some causes of frustration e.g. If I want to take a trip to Venice, I plan what needs to happen for me to get there. I plan what bus, plane, trains I need to take and …

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He Stood Me Up Never Called

HE STOOD ME UP, NEVER CALLED! Believe it or not when this happens, your reaction to it is simply part of the mind development process. This is because it happens to most everybody and it has absolutely nothing to do with you! It is upsetting but whatever you do don’t dwell on it and by this I mean within the next 24 hours you should be back to your sweet calm self, as though nothing ever happened.   WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT Most schools of thought will tell you …

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