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    Atmosphere: You choose how to react or respond to the situation Don’t feel like reading today? Listen instead! Setting the atmosphere When you set the atmosphere by the actions you bring to an environment, you are defining the tone for that situation. Life will have you reacting in a variety
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    Pausing helps: Three ways that will help you to keep going in 2018 When you take a ‘pause moment’ your spirit has an opportunity to give you the strength you need in the midst of you having the urge to lose hope. My pause moment brings life. For the latter
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    How to get through the year of 2018 with love and hope A year of love and hope, in my opinion, will help you sustain life in 2018. Whether you’re full of joy or you feel like you’re in over your head, acknowledging that you can access love and hope
  • How to overcome the disappointment you feel right now
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    How to overcome the disappointment you feel right now Inspirational quote: Overcoming the disappointment will position you to receive something more significant than what you expect.   The lesson I’m still learning when it comes to overcoming a disappointment… I jokingly (i.e., that’s how I handle disappointment at times) tell
  • Power when you pause
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    How to get power in your life from a pause moment Inspirational quote: You will find the power you need when you pause. The story There have been several times in my life where I felt confused, drained, unmotivated, lost, unexcited, and broken, but when I paused for a moment, the
  • A new version of you
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    Experience a New Version of You in Life Experiencing a new version of you has the potential to propel you to that area you see in your head. The example My most recent experience was my ‘fear’ to download a new update on my computer. Each time the notice would
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    How to Shake Things Up a Little in Life When you shake things up a little in life, you’re on a path to reach your fullest potential. The story from two weeks ago… So, as we are sitting together in our faculty meeting, the ‘morale builder’ for this meeting was to choose
  • Accept Grace
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    Struggling Internally: Accept the grace Every struggle you have within is an opportunity for grace to show up and cancel out the internal conflict. The current example I had this article all ready to go, but I made the mistake of copying other information over what I typed for this
  • Encouragement
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    Encouragement: When you want to give up When you want to give up…you will hear a voice behind you saying, “keep going.” I’ve been there too. This past weekend, we had friends over to watch the Bama football game. One of the friends we had over has known me since
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    Approval: Did you have to prove it again? When you seek approval every time you prove something to someone that does not see you for you, you lose energy. My experience I remember different moments of my life where I ‘had’ to prove myself to be accepted by folk. And
  • What's in your package? The undesirable things in life
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    What’s in your package? The undesirable things in life Have you ever gotten a package you wanted to send back to the sender? Well, life is full of different packages you might want to return to the sender from time to time. My package in real life I’m the type
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    Feeling Tired: How to fight the giant you cannot see Have you ever wanted to dismiss the heavy sensation you feel in your soul from time to time? It is this feeling of heaviness that makes one think they are fighting a giant all by themselves. It is also this
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    How to fix a situation that involves others Have you ever wanted something to happen your way, but you kept feeling defeated because it was not happening on your timeline? Well, as humans, it’s natural for us to want to fix it (hopefully, I’m not on an island by myself).
  • How to love when you don't feel like loving them
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    How to love when you don’t feel like loving them Celebration can be a difficult thing to do when the other person is showing you the opposite of something to celebrate. But, when you celebrate the other person in ‘real-time’ (seeking out the positives), there is an opportunity for chaos
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    When life doesn’t turn out how you thought Revisiting the article from last week, I talked about how to sense your sweet spot. But, what happens when the ‘sweet spot’ seems like it is far out of reach? In real life. I’ve always wanted for every situation to be perfect
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    How to sense your sweet spot in life Have you ever seen something that didn’t look all that great to the natural eye? It ‘poked’ your interest, yet, you bypassed it? A lesson during brunch: We were at one of our favorite brunch places last week, and I vacillated back
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    Inhale today what you believe that will change When you inhale belief each day, you put your mind in a position to believe–even when it doesn’t look like it will ever change. In real life… I recall a particular situation where I had to connect with a person… day in…day out.
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    The Story of Love Naturally My thought process I planted a seed…but I didn’t know the ‘type’ of seed I was planting…The words love naturally were part of my closing signature when I blogged from 2010-2012. Although, I never imagined how the words “Loving Naturally or Loving You Naturally” would come full
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    When a Storm Doesn’t Look Like it’s Passing… Duration | noun |  the time during which something exists or lasts Have you ever wished something different was happening in your life, to your life, or just wished something else was going on? Well, when I honed in on the word duration while
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    What do you mean by Love Naturally? Love naturally (LN) is that type of phrase that has one pondering, and asking themselves, ‘Hmmm, how do I love naturally?’ 🙂 Often times as humans, when we think about love, we reflect on how we respond in relationships. But with LN, it’s
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    How do I go in the direction of my dream? So, you have this dream, this idea, this purpose that you know you want to dive more into, but it’s like there’s a hold on you that keeps you from getting to the next level. Can you feel me? If
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    How do I know I’m loved? Whewww! It has been one of those days, where I feel like I want to quit, but now I’m able to embrace the joy that comes from being able to connect with you! “So, are you serious?” Am I loved? Really, really, loved… For
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    How do I move on from a broken past? This is a topic I hold close to my heart because I have lived the brokenness one feels when life happens unexpectedly. “A broken past…what do you mean?” The experience of feeling like your world is spinning out of control and
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    How do you keep moving when the world is on your shoulders? Hello beautiful people, I know what the weights of life can feel like, so I want to give you some tips for getting the weight off of your shoulders! 4 Things You Could Do Now: Face it head

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