spoonful of gratitude

a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down
is a popular phrase
what does it mean to you?

what is the medicine?
the medicine can be anything that you are resisting
it can be anything that has a negative feeling to it

what is “go down”?
going down is your journey and your growth
it is allowing what needs to be for you

what is the sugar?
the sugar is a tool to help you
gratitude is a tool for growth and allowing

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how has gratitude helped you?
how has gratitude helped you to grow?
how has gratitude helped you to allow?

gratitude is for the present
gratitude is for the past
gratitude is for the future

gratitude in the present is being grateful for what you have
awareness to what’s most important to you
being grateful for choosing what you choose
being grateful for your moment now

gratitude in the past is remembering where you were and where you’ve been
celebrating the growth you have experienced
gratitude in the present for who you are now

gratitude in the future is creating your dreams and desires
connecting to your inner being and what’s most important to you
awareness for who you want to be
what you want to do
what you want to experience
gratitude in the future is gratitude in the present for who you are becoming

how do you use gratitude?
gratitude in the moment
journaling what you are grateful for
gratitude when you wake
gratitude before you sleep
gratitude for the past
gratitude for the future
gratitude for present
what are you grateful for right now?

be grateful
live your truth!

remain positive

remain calm
remain positive
remain calm is a common phrase. why isn’t remain positive?

are you positive?
what does being positive mean to you?
what would remaining positive mean to you?

we are facing challenges every day
multiple challenges every day
good and bad challenges (why label at all, they can all have good)

the challenges that we face, are also some of our greatest celebrations
our most important celebrations
what we are most grateful for in our lives

what are your celebrations?
what are you most grateful for?
do your celebrations, gratitude, and challenges relate to one another in some way?

challenges can bring you down
drain your positivity
what is your positivity right now?

what do you do to remain positive?
what do you do to raise your positivity?
what are you grateful for?

be positive!
live your truth!

be present

what are you doing right now?
are you aware of what’s around you?
are you connected to what you are doing?
are you aware of who’s around you?
are you connected to anyone that may be around you?
what do you want to be getting from this moment?
are you fully present to it?

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are you analyzing the past?
are you worrying about the future?
are you stressed or anxious?
are you overwhelmed or scared?
what do you want?
who do you want to be?
what do you want to do?

are you aware of what you want?
when you are aware of what you want, you are more able to be present
when you are aware of what you want the choices that you make are for what’s most important to you

what’s most important to you?
are you choosing what’s most important to you?
are you being who you want to be?
are you doing what you want to do?
are you experiencing what you want to experience?

choose what’s most important to you
be present in the moment
be grateful for your awareness
be grateful for your choices
awareness and choice allow for you to be present
choose what you want and be grateful for the present

be present
live your truth!

up and down

up and down!
life challenges!
what should you choose?
what should you do?
how do you let go?
what should be pushed?
how should you guide?
who are you being?
who do you want to be?

good and bad
who decides? it just is
nothing is good, nothing is bad
it’s a life experience
all life experience is good
how do you respond to your life experiences?
what can you learn from your life experiences?
what are you experiencing?
what do you want to experience?

are you doing all that you can?
what are you questioning?
who do you want to be?
will you do it?
will you be the you that you want to be?
will you do what you want to do?
will you do what you want to experience?

are you grateful?
sometimes yes, sometimes no
be present
allow others being
in my challenges and ups and downs of life experiences
this is some of who i want to be
and some of what i want to do

who do you want to be?
what do you want to do?
what do you want to experience?

live your truth!

grab gratitude

some days i have to find gratitude.

i know it’s there – i have to grab it and hold on to it.

my energy isn’t a positive energy. no enthusiasm. low energy. no excitement.

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a quiet resolve. awareness. acceptance.

desire to start where i am. enjoy where i am.

create my dreams and desires.

i’m not going to let what i don’t want wash over me and push me down.

i’m going to take action for what i want.

find the gratitude!

reach for my dreams and desires!

do what i need to do to reach all that i want!

i want so much more! i have so much!

i’m in the in-between. the gap. today it is a day leaning to the negative.

today i find the gratitude. i grab gratitude and hold on.

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it pulls me up like a bunch of balloons! and i live the life i want to live!

what are you grateful for today?

live your truth!

a moment

one of those moments. a moment of overwhelm, not knowing what to do. not knowing where to start, not knowing where to end.

a moment of helplessness. a moment of being lost, not knowing what is down, not knowing what is up. sinking, deeper and deeper into the unknown.

letting it cocoon. letting it surround and block out the light.

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another moment. a new moment. a new beginning.

breathe. awareness.

opening. growth. expansion.

light

connection

flow

gratitude

energy

what is your moment now? what do you choose your moment to be?

one of those moments. a moment of awareness. a moment of connection. a moment for you, being present, doing and experiencing.

a moment of connection to your inner being. a moment of certainty, a moment of faith, a moment of trust.

live your truth!

gratitude in the gap

what are you feeling right now?

are you feeling lack and wanting or are you feeling love and gratitude?

lately i’ve been stuck in feeling lack and wanting. the lack and wanting is part of the gap

the gap of what i want and where i’m at currently

the gap is good, awareness is good

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feeling lack and wanting is not good

feeling gratitude and wanting is good

it’s a subtle difference: lack and wanting versus gratitude and wanting. the difference is what you feel

gratitude and wanting is excitement and enthusiasm for what you want. an energy to live and experience and create all that you want

gratitude and wanting is awareness for growth, connecting and creating

what is your gap?

what do you want to create?

be grateful for the gap! be grateful for growth!

live your truth!

stop your thoughts

what are your dominant thoughts throughout the day?

are your thoughts positive for what you want, grateful for the now moment, or negative?

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when your thoughts are negative – feeling the lack of what you want, wandering aimlessly about things that are not true and will not happen, angry or overwhelmed – what do you do to stop your thoughts?

do you think about what you do want?

do you think about what you can be grateful for in the now moment?

do you journal, go for a walk, meditate?

do you say out loud “stop!” to interrupt the thought and pick a new one?

when you realize that your thoughts are negative, choose one of the above to stop those thoughts and focus on something positive.

what will you practice this week?

live your truth!

time gets away

time

what is time exactly? minutes, seconds, days, hours, years. moon cycles. the rising and setting of the sun.

what does time mean to you?

how do you use time?

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does time seem to slip away? how is time getting away from you?

what do you want to do in a moment?

what do you want to do in a day, hour, week, year?

are you doing what’s most important to you?

are you grateful for what you choose to do?

are you aware of what you are choosing with your moments of time?

time

how real is time? how important is time?

what are you doing in each moment, and what gratitude you feel is how you are using your time.

enjoy your time, your moments

live your truth!

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling that is bubbling up inside of me?

am i going to face it head on?

confront and go deep within?

go through what this emotion is showing me?

go through what this emotion is giving me?

 

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling that is shaking up inside of me?

am i going to see what it is showing me?

hear what it is telling me?

walk with this emotion and explore the journey?

walk with this emotion and follow where it leads?

 

what is this feeling?

what is this feeling that is waking me up?

am i going to enjoy what this emotion brings me?

celebrate and grow?

be grateful for this emotion’s expansion?

be grateful for this emotion’s awareness?

 

what is the feeling?

what is this feeling tickling up inside of me?

am i going to run away?

positive or negative, high or low?

experience this emotion’s challenge?

experience this emotion’s knowledge?

 

what is this feeling?

today is a day to explore

today i become aware of myself

today is a day to feel, to grow, to expand

today is a day to embrace me, to love me

what is this feeling?

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what are you feeling?

are you running away or experiencing your emotion?

live your truth!