Gratitude: Begin each day with thoughts of gratitude. It it is very important to start each day with the feeling of gratitude and appreciation.
Forgiveness: Begin today with a fresh start. Begin each day with thoughts of forgiveness. Start today to forgive yourself and others for any and all past words, actions, activities or behaviors. Today, find something or someone to forgive. Find something or someone from your past to forgive and let go! Do this today and each day.
Quiet Reflection: Sit quietly for a few moments and feel the feelings of gratitude and forgiveness. Express gratitude for the things that YOU do have, your life, your sight, your hearing, your heart, your lungs and for waking with a sound mind. (Feel free to create your own list of things that YOU are grateful for). Allow this feeling to move throughout your body. While YOU are thinking these positive thoughts and feelings, breathe, long, slow breaths. Begin to practice quiet reflection for a few moments today and each day. Remember, your thoughts create your reality.
Personal Development: Review the Empowerment Pledge
I will work on myself.
I will work on my issues, concerns hurts and pains.
I will, with support and assistance,
strive to develop the tools necessary for me to become a better person.
I will welcome growth within myself,
by acknowledging that I am becoming better,
everyday, one day at a time.
Make a commitment to reviewing the pledge daily or create your own personal pledge. Reviewing the pledge daily will help YOU to consistently focus on working on YOU and your Personal Development goals and dreams.
Personal Development Goal: Today, I will work on forgiveness. I will put forth the effort to work on and develop my ability to forgive myself and others. Continue to keep this thought in your mind as YOU go through your day today.
Today, review your list of I AM Statements, directing your focus and intent on the thing(s) that YOU already are or world like to become.
I AM Statements: I AM: Working on myself, Peaceful, Disciplined, Focused, Healthy, Positive, Great, Special, Unique, Loving and Kind. Feel free to utilize this list, add to it or create your own....
Review: Review your list for a few moments today. Continue to monitor your thoughts and feelings, moods and emotions during the day today. Think and feel as if YOU have already accomplished your goal. Carry this positive thought/feeling with YOU throughout your day today. Focus your attention on the good, unique and special things about YOU. Make at least one of your I AM Statements, your dominant thought/feeling today. If your statement is "I AM Unique", remind yourself to think and feel loving all day today.
The Way YOU Feel: Today, feel great! Direct your thoughts toward making the way YOU feel the most important thing in your life today. Practice feeling good today, as much as YOU can and for as long as YOU can.
Today's Activity: Practice forgiveness today. Find something or someone to forgive. Review your I AM Statements and choose a statement from your list that will be your dominant thought/feeling statement for today.
Quiet Time: In your quiet time take a few minutes to relax, review goals, list of I AM Statements and practice forgiveness . Remember to feel gratitude for your life and your health.
Focus: Today, focus on your I AM Statments, love YOU more, practice forgiveness and show gratitude for the things that YOU do have and feel good about YOU.... Do these things today, each day, everyday, one day at at time.