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”

RelationSHIFT or Job SHIFT

    Comfort seekers, peace makers and conflict avoiders won’t express their true feelings when someone hurts you or betrays you. You’re afraid of the rejection you might receive if you honestly express your emotions and therefore don’t assert yourself.  This often leads to depression, passive aggressive, self-destructive behavior and being an easy target forContinue reading “RelationSHIFT or Job SHIFT”

There is no “APP” to download this …

 Even though our society enjoys the benefits of technology, fast food, Amazon, Netflix, emails, smartphones and same day dry cleaning…these conveniences have affected our ability to be patient.  We live expecting, craving and even demanding instant gratification. There is no APP in the digital world to replace the long process of building relationships or buildingContinue reading “There is no “APP” to download this …”

Valuable and effective coaching and/or counseling

Depression thrives on fear and hopelessness. If your brain is worn out by thinking about stress, anxiety, doom, shame and “what if”…your brain gets exhaustion from the rumination and lack of good sleep. When your brain is flooded with stress hormones, it is difficult for your brain to see new perspectives, possibilities and hope.  ShameContinue reading “Valuable and effective coaching and/or counseling”

excerpt from Jewel’s book “Shift Happens.”

   excerpt from Jewel’s book “Shift Happens.”      “You have some priorities and tasks that need your attention and action.  Distractions and doubt are so destructive to your peace and progress.      Focus, focus, focus!  Even when SHIFT happens…adapt and be flexible…don’t give up.  Let nothing or no one catch you off guard,Continue reading “excerpt from Jewel’s book “Shift Happens.””

Great Tips from a Recovering Procrastinator

I am Jewel Diamond Taylor.  I am a recovering procrastinator. Sadly, I admit I have lost money, time, opportunities, sleep and peace of mind from the terrible habit of avoiding important tasks.  I am not totally recovered.  However, gladly, I have seen so much progress and gained some self-respect, effectiveness, progress and peace of mindContinue reading “Great Tips from a Recovering Procrastinator”

Are you following your vision?

It takes faith, guts and grit to follow your dream and achieve your goals. Realize fear, opposition and obstacles will never go away. Fear and doubt will cause you to stop and flee. Faith will cause you to pause, plan and persevere. Understand the importance of persistence. Continually develop yourself so you can maintain yourContinue reading “Are you following your vision?”

Making Better Decisions (2014)

Your daily decisions shape your destiny. Make up your mind that your thoughts, words and actions will break cycles of frustrations and failure.  Make up your mind that you will invest in your success, health, faith, abundance, relationships and purpose. Train your mind to SEEK opportunities.  SEE opportunities.  SEIZE opportunities.  SEE that you are worthy,Continue reading “Making Better Decisions (2014)”

Do something about your pain

Woman jogging everyday hears a dog howling in pain…every morning. Woman asks her neighbor: “What is wrong with your dog?  I hear your dog howling every time I pass by your porch.  He sounds like he is in so much pain! Neighbor: He has been on this porch everyday sitting on a nail for weeks. Woman:  Why doesn’tContinue reading “Do something about your pain”