Spring is Coming, so is Change!

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This Easter I went to my Grandparents in Boston with my sister. We saw family we havent seen in years. It was great to see them and catch up, but I wasnt myself. I noticed that I was very closed off, I was watching what I said, and I sat in the back of the room. I was not confident at all. I felt like I had nothing worth wile to say or brag about. I have a mediocre job, I have gained weight, and have no plans to change it. Who would want to talk to me? What good do I have to share? That is when I realized I need to change.

Spring is a time of renewal. Trees bud, animals have babies, snow melts and reveals the beauty it was hiding. We can open the windows and let the old air out, clean under the things we put out for Christmas, and start new. Today, after reflecting on how I acted and how everyone acted around me, I have decided to make a change.

I know you have heard me say this before, but it takes time. I have changed a lot in  the past 6 months. My mind mostly has become more clear and positive. But today is different. When I started my blogg I also started a Manifestation Shopping List. It is a list of all the things I want to attract into my life. I dont look at it often but I do add to it. Today I looked at it and read what I had written down when I first started. I was amazed that I could cross some things off that list. With out thought I had accomplished and attracted things to me! I was shocked that I had changed things in my life! Here I was feeling like nothing was changing and I was stuck in this rut, but slowly and surly it is changing.

Here are a few things that I have checked off.

  • Regained my hearing
  • Traveled to see Grandma
  • Traveled to see Lou
  • Traveled to see Chuck and Kathy
  • Find a Career at HD (they called me this weekend)
  • Put my dogs through Doggie Day Care (Had them watched by a Pet sitter this weekend)
  • Started a support group for people with SSNHL on facebook

Small things, but things I didnt think were possible 6 months a go. Now I still have a few things on the list to check off but the fact that I am checking things off is progress! It made me feel like I was doing something right. I was on  the right path. Which in turn motivates me to do more.

Like the buds on the tree. Beautiful things take time to grow. The conditions need to be just right and they need to be strong enough to push through. No matter how slow you go, keep thinking positively and doing little things to change. The little things make a difference!

Spring is coming, so is change!

Start that second job! Start that blogg! Go for that run! Sign up for that gym! Open that bank account! Make that Vision Board! Apply for that Job! Read that Book! Make that Call! Start somewhere! Start doing something! One little thing can change everything! The ripple effect!

GO! Change! Do!

 

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Daily Question

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I have never been here before.

I have never been this depressed.

I have never been this heavy.

I have never been this stressed out.

I have never been this lost.

I have never been this confused.

I have never been this old.

I have never been this BROKE.

I have never been so unsure about life.

I have never felt this feeling.

I have never walked this path.

Why am I so hard on my self if I have never been through these things before?

Baby Talk

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This lady at my work had gotten a new puppy recently and was having some issues with her. She was biting my coworker out of play, but it was getting to a point that it was getting too aggressive. My coworker was so upset that she was contemplating taking her back to the adoption agency. She had tried puppy training, but it wasn’t helping. It was getting more frequent and more aggressive. With her family to think of as well, she was getting discouraged. Trying to make her decision easier I told her about our puppy Penny.  Penny wasn’t a good fit for our family, and we ended up taking her back because of it. It was the hardest decision we have ever made but ultimately one of the best. (*Penny is now with a loving family that could give her the attention she needed). Seeing some relief in her face, she said she would make a decision that night.

She came back to me the next day and I immediately asked her what she decided. She then told me the most bizarre thing I have ever heard. She said she sat down and talked to her dog about the situation. (Ya! Weird Right). She said she sat down and talked to her dog about how that behavior would get her sent back. She said the puppy had the saddest eyes when she told her this, and every moment after she was calm and happy puppy. She talked to her dog and it worked.

I am telling you this story, not to say dogs understand humans, but because it show you the power of words. No matter the species you talk to, your words have a vibration and frequency.

When I got home that night I started noticing how I talked to my dogs. We have a pudgier one that I talk to in a happy voice (similar to how you would talk to a baby) and I say “your so fat I love you but you are so fat.” To our other dog I found myself saying, “I love you you little shit” every time he did something wrong. Imagine if someone said those things to you. No matter how nice the tone of voice you would be upset. You would feel awful and would lash out in anger, frustration, or just plain hurt. Ever since then I have changed the way I talk to my dogs. I call them handsome, and strong, I talk to them and explain why they shouldn’t pee on the couch or sit on their brother. I tell them I love them and just smile.

Again, I am not saying that dogs understand humans, what I am saying is that words have a frequency. A frequency that can be felt by everyone and everything. I have talked before about FEELING your daily affirmations. this is how it works!  You should never talk to yourself in baby talk. “Your so cute with your chubby cheeks, yes you are. Oh my goodness look at those chubby legs!” Even in the most positive tone of voice this would never make you feel good! You need to intentionally Fake it tell you Make it! Really find one thing you love about yourself and tell your self daily that is is amazing. Tell yourself you are great the way you are now! Talk to yourself with pride! Talk to yourself with passion!

When I first started my journey on the Law of Attraction, one of my daily affirmations was “I have a beautiful, Healthy, 128lb body”. A great thing to say but in my head I new the real number the scale showed. It is always good to have a goal and to proclaim it, but don’t dwell on it. I have since changed this affirmation to “I have a beautiful, healthy, strong body”. I focus on things that are, not things that will be. I don’t dwell on the number that I know is not there. I focus on the little things I know to be true and I really do love about myself. I love my eyes, my hair, my teeth. I focus on the good things I know I have.

For the past few days I have been talking good things into my dogs as well, and I have noticed a slight change in their behavior. They want to cuddle more, they calm down when we are on the couch, and walks have been more pleasant. (Small things but they matter).  When talking to myself… well it has only been a few days… but my mind set has definitely changed. I feel I focused on the things that are. It allows me to be present, it makes me more positive towards myself and others. It makes me more aware of how I talk to others including myself. By doing this I am putting myself on a positive frequency to bring more good things too me.

It is amazing what you can learn when you pay attention. Even if is just to your pets.

 

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