Gratitude: Begin each day with thoughts and feelings of gratitude. It is very important to start your day with the feelings of gratitude and appreciation. Close your eyes and think of the things that YOU are most grateful for. Think and feel appreciation and gratitude for the gift of health.
As YOU go through your day, find as many things as YOU can to be to be grateful for.
Forgiveness: This week focus on thoughts of forgiveness. It is important to start each new day with positive thoughts and with forgiveness. Begin to leave yesterday fully in the past where it belongs. Start each day with forgiving yourself for all hurtful words, actions, activities or behaviors. Today, find something to forgive yourself for. Begin today, to forgive and let go of things, events and people from your past!
Continue to practice forgiveness each day.
What YOU do have is today, yesterday is gone and tomorrow is not promised. Begin to live your life fullly in the present.
Quiet Reflection: Sit quietly for a few moments and feel the feelings of gratitude and forgiveness. Express gratitude for the things that YOU 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). Think and feel the feelings of forgivness. Begin to feel the feeling of peacefulness and of letting go. Allow this feeling to move throughout your body. While YOU are thinking feeling and releasing, breathe, long, slow breaths. Practice quiet reflection for a few moments today and each day.
It is important to think positive thoughts each day because your thoughts create your reality.
Personal Development: Review the Empowerment Pledge
This week commit to learning the second line: I will work on my issues, concerns, hurts and pains.
Make a commitment to reviewing the personal pledge daily. Reviewing the pledge each day will help YOU to consistently focus on working on and developing yourself.
Personal Development Goal: Continue to practice putting energy, time and effort into developing your ability to forgive.
Keep this thought in your mind as YOU go through your day today.
I AM Statements: Review your list of I AM Statements. This week direct your time and attention towards the thing(s) that YOU know YOU need to work on.
I AM Working on myself, I AM Peaceful, I AM Kind, I AM Disciplined, I AM Focused, I AM Healthy, I AM Positive, I AM Great, I AM Special, I AM Unique, I AM Forgiving, I AM Loving, I AM Beautiful and I AM A Gift.
Feel free to utilize this list, add to it or create your own.
Review: This week take a few moments to monitor your thoughts and feelings, moods and emotions during the day today. Begin to think and feel as if YOU have already accomplished your goal. Sit quietly for a moment, think and feel the feelings of success and accomplishment. Carry this positive thought/feeling with YOU throughout your day today. Today, think of all of the unique, talents and gifts that YOU possess. Make I AM Loving, your dominant thought/feeling today. Remind yourself to think and feel thoughts of Self Love all day today.
The Way YOU Feel: This week direct your thoughts toward your feelings, moods and emotions. Monitor and understand what YOU are feeling and why YOU are feeling it. When YOU are experiencing a shift in your feelings, mood or emotion, quickly acknowledge that YOU are feeling the feeling, mood or emotion. Gently ask youself, why am I feeling this way? Since YOU have the ability to control your mood, begin to gently redirect yourself with positive peaceful thoughts. Begin to practice monitoring and controlling your feelings, moods and emotions throughout the day.
Today, make the way YOU feel important.
Daily Activity: Today, practice forgiveness. Direct your thoughts toward finding forgiveness within YOU. Select an action from the past that YOU would like to forgive yourself for. Find a time and space where YOU can sit quietly alone. Relax by breathing slowly and deeply for just a moment or two. Whenever you are ready, silently and gently ask yourself for forgivness. Complete this exercise with thoughts of loving yourself more, do this by thinking the thought "I love myself." Repeat this thought as much as YOU can today and everyday.
Quiet Time: Take a few moments for quiet time each day. Allow yourself to experience some form of quiet, calm silence. Find a space and time where there is no noise, where there is just YOU and relax. Take a few moments to think quiet positive thoughts of peacefulness. Take a few long deep breaths, let them out slowly and just relax.
Focus: Begin to focus your thoughts on how YOU feel and your perception of how others make YOU feel. Focus your attention on controlling the way you feel. Continue to focus your mind and thoughtson feeling positive. Focus on the growing love that YOU have for yourself even more. Focus on feelings of gratitude and forgiveness. Quiet Reflection: Practice ending each day with quiet reflection. Take this time to just relax, release and unwind. Take a few moments tonight to reflect on your day. Begin by actively practicing forgiveness. To do this, YOU must forgive yourself and others for all negative or hurtful events of the past. To have balance in your life, YOU must mentally and emotionally release events from the past and live fully in the present moment.
Breathe deeply and allow the thoughts and feelings of forgiveness to flow through your mind.
Ending Your Day
Take A Few Moments: Take a few moments to mentally and emotionally release the events of your day. Once YOU are relaxed, begin to feel feelings of gratitude and appreciation. Take a deep breath and become thankful for your life and your health.
Allow yourself to mentally and emotionally feel the calming feeling of peacefulness and tranquility.
Visualization: Visualize yourself sitting completely peaceful and relaxed. Relax your mind and allow the feeling of peacefulness to move throughout your body (from the top of your head to the bottoms of your feet). Close your eyes and slowly repeat "I am peaceful." As YOU are feeling the feelings of peaceful relaxation, breathe long, slow, deep, breaths for as long as YOU like.
Practice this relaxation technique for a few moments prior to bed each night.
Completion: After completing your quiet reflection, review your goals, take a deep breath, turn off the TV and rest...... Peacefully.....
Continue to practice building focus today, each day, everyday, one day at at time.