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EVERYDAY JOY

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Meet Ralphie, my resident hummingbird.  He brings me joy everyday as I see him sit on the branch outside my office window and then zooms up to the feeder.  If I could talk to Ralphie about life I wonder what he would say.  Probably that life is quite simple if you can stop the chatter in your mind.  Of course I have the tools to do that with meditation.  Just stop and listen quietly to your Ralphie and see what he says.

JOY OF FOCUS

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First things first….purge those old files and unsubscribe from email lists.  Remember to simplify and unclutter so you can make room for the new.  I started my day by eliminating two dozen email subscriptions and every time I was tempted to just have a peak I refrained.  Then I turned to my files and it felt great to do the big file dump, if you know what I mean.  I then went to my day planner and started to tick off all the things that I had accomplished.  IT FELT GREAT. Now I can focus on my soul’s purpose.

THE MAGIC OF JOY

Joy-Feater-Image-600x400A new year, a new day.  I love New Year’s because I can look back and reflect on all the experiences I had over the last year.  I can glean from the lessons I have learned and apply them to this new beginning. My destiny is to express joy and this will be my purpose for 2018.  I love this time of year to reflect on my numbers and to course correct if I have been off track.  My Higher Self has made it very clear that I am to get back to my journey of spirituality and  as this is a 7 year for me it is a year of the inner voyage. Just for fun have a look at your numerology for the year.  NUMEROLOGY

 

Who flipped the switch?

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Got up today full of life.  Not sure who or what flipped the switch to ON but it has been a great day.  My hunch is that I worked on forgiving myself and did exercises to help process this.  Much to my delight my creativity sprang forth and I hand painted 10 Christmas cards.  That felt great.  I also did a Christmas craft to give to my pals.  Perhaps it was the positive frequency of giving that flipped my switch.  To top off this great day I won $21.00.  Yahoo.  AND the best part of all is that I was not hungry, can you believe it???

ROUND AND ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH

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I am learning that my addiction to sugar is just a coping habit to cover up deep rooted feelings that I do have the courage to face.  When life throws a curve ball and I get hit smack in the stomach I run to my comfort foods to protect me from feeling the pain. The deep rooted neuro-pathways that I formed long ago as a child when I was hurt, are even deeper now and that is what is generated when something reminds me of the pain of loss. As I reflect upon this I stumbled upon a belief that I have harbored all my conscious days..that I do not deserve.  And this belief is so prominent in my psychic memories that I draw to me all manner of situations to validate it.  My higher self dropped a hint to my conscious mind while I was reading a book about how loving the universe is.  Yeah Right, was my first response..which led me to the core belief of not deserving.  I have blocked the love of the universe by numbing my feelings with food.  So this is one step closer to healing.  I found a great exercise that helped to uncover the root cause.

RADICAL FORGIVENESS

 

I’m falling…falling….falling

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Today is not a good day.  Lost a good friend, it is rainy and miserable and so am I.

What in the world can I replace food with to comfort me in tough times??? Still looking.

 

8 TIMES STRONGER

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Food Addiction: Is It Real?

Here’s another shocking fact: Sugar is eight times as addictive as cocaine.

Being addicted to sugar and flour is not an emotional eating disorder. It’s a biological disorder, driven by hormones and neurotransmitters that fuel sugar and carb cravings—leading to uncontrolled overeating. This is not a limited phenomenon. It’s the reason nearly 70 percent of Americans and 40 percent of kids are overweight. In one study, Harvard scientists found that a high-sugar milkshake (compared to a low-sugar one) not only spiked blood sugar and insulin and led to sugar cravings, but it caused huge changes in the brain. The sugar lit up the addiction center in the brain like the sky on the Fourth of July. Think cocaine cookies, morphine muffins, or smack sodas.

THE 10 DAY DETOX SOLUTION