Self-Care: I care about myself enough to be open to noticing my experience, and to allow a different interpretation of situations, circumstances, events (and my response to them), that levels up day. #overandoveragainRead More
Self monitor. An inner resource. I tend to laugh at a well-timed ‘read the room’ comment. Read the room. A phrase that makes so much sense to some, and makes absolutely no sense to others. How does one ‘read’ a room? Is read the room same as know your audience? What does it mean? The…Read More
What does the pure essence of enjoyment feel like? How does it show up in your mind space, heart space, belly space, muscles, skin? (ie. the nervous system response). Enjoyment lives in the state of equilibrium. This is a regulated state. This is natural. Enjoy yourself. It ripples. It trends.Read More
Care about yourself enough to recognize your own dignity and worth. Develop your voice. You have opinions. You have preferences. You have your own unique set of strengths, talents, and abilities that contribute to greater good. Grow them. The young people will benefit in the essence of one who is aligned with their truest self.Read More
When I OWN (observe, witness, notice) my FITS (feelings, impluses, thoughts sensations) in the NOW, I have WON the opportunity to choose. I am a choicemaker. I lead my thinking, my feeling, and my actions (impulses/urges). When I lead, I am in charge. Leaders make choices to execute well intended plans that contribute to the goodness. Leaders are executives of their lives and influence those they interact with. Humans are born with inner resources that allow them to execute their life. Executive Functions.Read More
So much more to say about this skill. To inhibit. Why inhibit an action or inaction? The story one tells about the why has a lot to do with a belief system. Is the why rooted in fear, or possibility.
What feels better?
A true sense of possibility is lasting. Sustainable.
It’s good.Read More
When we practice noticing the indicator that is stress, we can work with the new information rather than avoid or push against it. When we learn to manage day-to-day and how we respond to information and conditions, we grow a sense of control that allows better understanding and trust in managing the BIG (and even the extreme) situations, circumstances, and events.Read More
so satisfying and life giving. Healthy emotional control contributes to healthy environments in schools, homes, and communities. Healthy emotional control is something one can give to others by modeling its use and effectiveness in day-to-day circumstances, situations, and events. Healthy emotional control is a virus we want to share and pass on to others.Read More
When I consider the essence and experience of wellbeing related to daily living, the things that come to my mind that support this state were not needed to save a life, but necessary to have a life.Read More
As a social-emotional skill set, emotional control (often referred to as emotional regulation) is obviously a cornerstone of emotional freedom. Any desirable personal growth outcome is unable to sustain itself in the absence of emotional control. Emotional control is unavailable without awareness.Read More