Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and visiting me today. I’m glad that you are here. Today I’m going to be talking about why I believe that being lazy is a myth. I’m also going to talk about how you can reframe it in a more useful way to empower yourself for change.Continue reading “Laziness is a Myth”
Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thank you for coming and hanging out with me today. I am glad that you are here.
Today I want to revisit the topic of how I cope with my chronic illness. I made a previous post about this that focused on the philosophy that I use when thinking about my chronic illness that allows me to better manage the challenges I face. You can read that here:Continue reading “Coping Skills: Part One”
The way that we talk about things matters. The language that we use effects the way that we think about and engage with a topic. When we choose to use positive language, we are more likely to think about and engage with the topic in a positive way. Like wise, negative language is more likely to evoke a negative response in us. This is important because our minds and bodies are connected. Our expectations can influence the outcomes. This is why the placebo effect exists. When we believe that we are getting treatment and are going to get better, we have a better chance of improving our physical well being; even if we aren’t getting treatment. This does not mean that we can magically cure ourselves of all ills with will power, positive thoughts or good vibes. But what it does mean, is that we can help our bodies foster an enivornment for healing.Continue reading “Language Has Power”
Not everything is about you. When other people are rude or inconsiderate, it isn’t about you. Everyone has bad days and everyone struggles. Don’t allow their negative moments become part of you. And sometimes bad things happen. You can do everything right and bad things will still happen. That’s part of life. Take responsibility for your part in the outcomes you reach, but consider also that many things are not under your control. Choose to move forward rather then dwelling on the negative.Continue reading “Self Talk”