Stop Taking Things Personally

Stop Taking Things Personally

"We often add to our pain and suffering by being overly sensitive, over-reacting to minor things and sometimes taking things too personally." Dalai Lama Taking things too personally can add unnecessary stress to your life.  Sometimes it's hard to avoid, right?  Something may be going wrong in your personal life and then you get on a call with a colleague, sponsor or prospect, and then BAM!, something they say triggers you.  You internalize and react, rather than listen and respond.  Not a good call. Let's face it, when you aren't a good match for someone else, it's challenging to not let their words affect you.  You may find that happening quite a bit due to your sensitive nature or that you are going through a stressful time in life. If you find yourself feeling offended by others remarks or actions more often than not, you'll end up limiting yourself.  It's a waste of energy to experience things at the levels that cause you...
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Day 4: Strength in Journaling

Day 4 - Step into your goals and start a journal The power of the written word - welcome it!  What a great way to work out your thoughts and feelings while you discover a new aspect of yourself with your goal.  Capture your thoughts, emotions and actions daily to help imprint your goals and make them more solid for yourself. You will keep your momentum going and further clarify your goals.  Through your writing, you  will most likely get more clarity when you take a moment to sit down and reflect on what you've done so far.  It may help to 'tweak' your words, image or desires. Being able to write about your progress is a powerful aspect of achieving your goals. You don't have to be a great writer - just be able to reflect on your inspirations, motivations, excitement about reaching your goals.  What will it mean to you on Jan 31 to see the previous week's entries and...
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