Wake Up! Pain is your friend

“Pain is a motivator! Pain is the brain’s way of telling you to CHANGE something. It could be as simple as lifting your hand off the hot stove, a constant headache or being in an abusive or unfulfilling relationship. Both physical and emotional pain are signals to wake you up to change your behavior. Pain can be your friend to alert you to something that is not in alignment.

Dealing with Emotional Pain

“How do you metabolize the pain and difficult passages in your life?  Inner peace and maturing in our faith happens when we learn how to be reasonably comfortable with the uncontrollable.  Our culture teaches us to run from failure and sorrow instead of teaching us how to embrace and endure the adversity and loss. EnteringContinue reading “Dealing with Emotional Pain”

Stop in the name of love

Do you turn to your go-to-friend of comfort (e.g. shopping, shoes, wine, food, sex, mindless TV, gambling, on-line shopping or drugs)? How are your coping skills when “shift” happens? Are you in a vicious cycle of starting and stopping a project or diet? Are you in a vicious cycle of emotional eating or drinking because you feel lonely, hopeless and overwhelmed?

How to Get Relief from Emotional Pain

Pain is like a smoke alarm. If you take out the batteries because you don’t like the noise, or you never put in new batteries, your house could burn down. Don’t let your life be destroyed into ashes because you are ignoring the pain you feel in your heart, body, relationships, finances or job situation. If there is smoke, there is a fire starting. Put out the fire with action, courage and faith. Pay attention to the “alarm signals” or you will pay a heavy price.”

Persevere through the hard times

      Millions of people suffer from depression (e.g. sadness, hopeless, fatigue and loss of interest). Depression is an illness that involves the body, mood, and thoughts. It interferes with daily life, normal functioning, and causes pain for both the person with the disorder and those who care about him/her.    For some thisContinue reading “Persevere through the hard times”

Benefits of Life Coaching with Jewel aka “The Self-esteem Dr.”

     Too often we feel a sense of shame, guilt or over responsibility ( e.g. feel like a bad Christian, bad wife, bad mother, bad sister, bad daughter). Or our inner self-talk says, “if I don’t ‘help or give.”…or “They will be in danger if I don’t help.” ….”or  “If I stay or ifContinue reading “Benefits of Life Coaching with Jewel aka “The Self-esteem Dr.””

Spiritual Mood Swings

At some time in all of our lives, we will experience suffering, inconveniences, heart ache and stress. If our faith is not built up, we can find ourselves bi-polar in our faith. I admit there are times when my faith is extremely strong and unwavering. There have been times when my faith swung to theContinue reading “Spiritual Mood Swings”

6 Things That Can Mess Up Your Life

There are so many factors that can rob you of peace, block your blessings and stop you from achieving your dreams and goals.  Below is a partial list of some of the most critical hindering factors: 1. People – Surround yourself with people of like mind, similar interests/values and who have a positive impact on yourContinue reading “6 Things That Can Mess Up Your Life”