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Journal Prompt – week 25

Whether you have been journaling along all year or are taking your first step in to the weekly journal prompts, congratulations. I hope you find value in taking a few moments to sit back, clear your mind, and let your thoughts flow. This week’s journal prompt asks you to write about something you are really …

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Journal Prompt – week 23

I cannot believe it is already week 23 of 2019. Have you been following along with the journal prompts? This week week we look at peace. What is it? When do you feel peace? Jesus says He is giving up His peace (see John 14:27). Peace doesn’t mean there will be no difficulties or that …

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Countdown to 60 – 6 days to go

I am creative person. I like working a number of various crafts, particularly knitting and crochet. The creativity of that craft led me to create the Knit and Crochet Bible Study and publish 2 personal devotional journals as well as 2 group versions of those books. I was intrigued when this quote came across in …

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Countdown to 60 – 13 days

Time flies as my 60th birthday gets even closer. Go to my Facebook page (lifecoachTA) and comment on any of the Countdown to 60 posts to be entered in a drawing for a copy of both of my books. Even if you do not knit or crochet, the short devotionals are still relevant. (one entry …

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“I don’t talk negatively to myself”

After I hosted the first “Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk” webinar, I spoke with a woman who participated. She said “I think what you are offering is great, but I don’t talk negatively to myself”. I thanked her for participating. A week or so later we met up again. She said she couldn’t believe …

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34 days to 60

I love this quote. I can so relate.I often look at something I want and play the ‘what if’ game. “What if I fall”“What if I fail”“What if I don’t like it”“What if……..” Then a new perspective asks“What if I fly”“What if I succeed”“What if I do like it”“What if……..” Perspective makes such a difference. …

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Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk

You are the person you talk to the most. How do you talk to yourself? If your negative self-talk is ruling over you, join me tonight for a free webinar “Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk”. You will walk away with some tips and ideas to start to gain control over the negative words and …

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Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk

What do you say to yourself when you look in the mirror? When you make a mistake? Are those words self-defeating, or encouraging? I recently caught myself after I heard someone declare “I do not like to hear you talk about my friend like that”. I worked hard to look at the lies of my …

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How Journaling Led To A Published Book

I have been encouraging you to journal. Hear how my journaling led to publishing 2 books on Amazon through this youtube video   h Or….. read it here. Hi, TerryAnn here. I have my hot cup of tea, It’s rather cold with lots of snow here in the Midwest. While I am sitting back,  relaxing and …

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Note to Myself – Journaling through 2019

Do you journal? There are many articles and reports declaring the benefits of journaling. Some benefits include: Clarify thoughts and feelings Problem solving Emotional release Focus Gratitude Perspective I have dozens of notebook laying around. I pull one out and start writing. I find it becomes my way of “letting it go” as Elsa would …

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If The Tiara Fits

  Today is one of those “I need my tiara” days.  What is an “I need a tiara” kind of day? It’s one of those days when I’m overwhelmed by the multitude of things I have to do. I feel I’m being attacked from so many different sides, I cannot focus. I cannot think straight. …

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Keeping the Pieces Together

  You are so busy. You struggle to keep all the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle of your life together- home, church, family, kids afterschool activities, work, and the list goes on. You must plan ahead and determine what pieces of the puzzle (a.k.a your life) will get a ‘yes’ response from you and which …

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Living within Healthy Boundaries

I did it again.  She called with a last minute cancellation asking me to please take over the project. Through gritted teeth with a forced smile I said it would be no problem. Afterward I slammed a few cabinet doors, spoke some words I wouldn’t want my daughter to hear, and then started to readjust …

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Brainwaves could be the next health vital sign

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Confessions of a Recovering People Pleaser–Stuck in the Muck

Forgiveness.  The Bible tells me to forgive others. The Bible promises God has and will forgive me.  Psychologists and medical doctors say unforgiveness causes many physical and emotional problems.  I understand all this. I can accept the premise of all these. Over time I have learned to forgive others for the wrongs done against me. …

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Confessions of a Recovering People Pleaser–Making My Own Decision

You probably don’t have to think extra hard to think of someone in your life that always knows what you should do.  One person in particular has an overwhelming personality and insists you do what they say is right you. Because you don’t like conflict or perhaps the other’s fierce determination they know what is …

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Confessions of a Former People Pleaser – Ridiculous

Changing the way I respond to others means changing my view of things. Sometimes I find the world around me is filled with negativity.  Some people seem to thrive on bringing everyone around them into their negative world.  Once I get into that frame of mind, it is hard to break out. One thing I …

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Confessions of a Recovering People Pleaser–What If

I hate to admit it, but people pleasing is an addiction. The truth is, when people call me, depend on me, seek me out to do something my ego is fed and my image is enhanced.  It provides a temporary high. And just like the temporary high from a batch of brownies or a chemical …

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Confessions of a Recovering People Pleaser – They Don’t Like Me

Are you one of those persons who can receive a compliment from 9 people, but then 1 person says something negative and it ruins your day?  I am.  Or, at least I was.  I am trying to become an “I was” in this instance, still working on it. Why do we do it? Why do …

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