What to do when SHIFT happens

The following is an excerpt from Jewel Diamond Taylor’s book “ShiFt Happens”      Life can be a journey or a “trip” — Are you going to be a whiner or a winner in life? An African proverb teaches, “It rains on everyone’s roof.”     The same thing can happen to two different peopleContinue reading “What to do when SHIFT happens”

7 Tips – How to Self-Care Without Apology

Self-Care Pearls of Wisdom from Jewel Diamond Taylor   1. Remember “No” is a complete sentence. Teach others how to respect your personal boundaries.  Guard your heart and peace of mind.  If your next decision or a request of your time, body, money, skills, or trust will take away from your peace mind…the cost isContinue reading “7 Tips – How to Self-Care Without Apology”

Isolation and being alone can be addicting

“Loneliness and isolation are dangerous.  They can be addicting.  Once you get used to how peaceful it is, you can begin to dread and avoid dealing with people anymore. When you get upset, it is a set up for depression and isolation.  I have had to pray and encourage myself many times out of the caveContinue reading “Isolation and being alone can be addicting”

3 Things That Can Really Mess Your Life Up

I’m constantly growing every day and so thankful to learn what emotional traps to overcome, avoid, and let go of in order to have peace of mind. I think we can burn up too many “emotional and mental calories” thinking and thinking and thinking (rumination) about these 3 emotional mindsets that can really mess upContinue reading “3 Things That Can Really Mess Your Life Up”

9 steps to forgive yourself

    Are you holding yourself hostage, feeling stuck, feeling ashamed or feeling unworthy because of your past?     You may have; ​trusted the wrong person, made poor financial choices, ​mistreated someone, didn’t complete your studies, had serial meaningless relationships, mismanaged your money, hold grudges, misjudged others, walked away too soon from a relationship,Continue reading “9 steps to forgive yourself”

7 Ways to Save Your RelationSHIP

Before you jump ship, or have a relation(ship) wreck… remember this points.  No two people are the same. Disagreements happen on a mental level.  Disapproval of your mate’s appearance, choices, work, faith, and values happens on an emotional level.  Disagreements are to be expected, but constant disapproval of your mate does more damage to yourContinue reading “7 Ways to Save Your RelationSHIP”

12 Awesome Self-Care Prescriptions

1. Stop over-thinking. You will never have all the answers to all of life’s issues and mysteries.  You cannot fix everyone and everything.  Remember you can not pour into someone else’s life if you are empty, sick, tired, financially burdened, sad and overwhelmed.  If you have the responsibility of parenting, care giving for the sickContinue reading “12 Awesome Self-Care Prescriptions”