To be still is the essence and the spirit of confidence.

How you ever been still?

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Is your life filled with activities, work, socialising, more work, family, friends, responsibilities, hopes, desires, wants … and more wants?

Let’s think about the pure pleasure of doing nothing.  Just being.

Feel the ecstasy of simply to breathe.  A feeling of being ‘enough.’

Enough not only in the eyes of your partner, your children, your friends, extended family, your colleagues …  to be enough just by being YOU.

One of the wonderful things about coaching is that I can take a step back and be objective for others.  I am so grateful to have learned to take a step back and simply be me for myself too, and it feels so good.

STILLNESS SPEAKS

The following is from Eckhart Tolle’s ‘Stillness Speaks‘ :

” ‘What a miserable day.’

‘He didn’t have the decency to return my call.’

‘She let me down.’

Little stories we tell ourselves and others, often in the form of complaints.  They are unconsciously designed to enhance our always deficient sense of self through being ‘right’ and making something or someone ‘wrong.’ 

Being ‘right’ places us in a position of imagined superiority and so strengthens our false sense of self, the ego.  This also creates some kind of enemy:  yes, the ego needs enemies to define its boundary, and even the weather can serve that function.

Through habitual mental judgment and emotional contraction, you have a personalised, reactive relationship to people and events in your life. 

These are all forms of self-created suffering, but they are not recognised as such because to the ego they are satisfying.  The ego enhances itself through reactivity and conflict.

How simple life would be without those stories.

‘It is raining.’

‘He did not call.’ 

‘I was there.  She was not’ .”

A POSITIVE MINDSET

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POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS

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