Your Inner Critic and Identifying Your Dream Stealers

So, you say you have goals, you say you have dreams.

You write them down just as you have been instructed to do by anyone that is teaching personal growth.

Then you create your action plan. You are psyched up because you just know that this time you have it figured out. This time you will reach your goal!

But…somewhere along the line, either the first day or the fifth, it doesn’t matter you find yourself back where you started.

You ask yourself, What the heck!!?? So when did I lose track? What happened!?

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What is Self-Empowerment…

Learning about who you are, why you’re here, and what you’re passionate about will lead you to self-empowerment.

Self-empowerment is the feeling you get when you understand that you can create first, the change in yourself and..

Secondly, contribute to help others understand that they too have within them the inspiration to create their own transformation. ?

10 Ways to Empower Yourself to Create Change in the World

1. Ground yourself. …
2. Remember that feeling “bad” about things doesn’t 
change anything. …
3. Focus on issues that speak to your heart, and do 
something about those. …
4. Avoid becoming overwhelmed. …
5. Find community. …
6. Practice self-compassion, patience, and positive self- 
reflection. …
7. Be resilient and avoid discouragement.
8. Prioritize your time.
9. Take care of yourself.
10. Remember the power of positive energy, meditation, 
and prayer.

Here’s the link to the article that explains each of the ten wayshttps://yogainternational.com/article/view/10-ways-to-empower-yourself-to-create-change-in-the-world?fbclid=IwAR03JSrCUSzGcMJZJbIojhO892aXCm0o3BCk56oSo2NkXozoHARHqDYYXb0

Self-empowerment is one of the greatest gifts that you can give to yourself.

Peace & Love

Janna Lynn Skroch

How To Break A Bad Habit

“When you need the strength to resist a bad habit, I don’t is stronger than I can’t”.

The power of using I can’t vs. I don’t has changed my life.

I’ve found this information from Maire Forleo several months ago. It was about the time when I started looking into intermittent fasting. I was already getting results following a low-carb diet.

 

The idea of I can’t vs. I don’t help to clarify why the low-carb diet (or any other diet for that matter works).

It’s about making a conscious decision that ultimately gets you to the goals you have set for yourself. Marie says…

“It’s been reported that between 40-45% of our daily lives are run by our habits, which is why it’s so important to make sure our habits serve us.

Bad habits not only cripple our goal setting efforts but also sink our self-confidence.

At any given time, most of us have at least one bad habit we’d like to break. At a minimum, we’d all like to be better at resisting temptation.

Maybe you want to stop eating a certain comfort food that you know isn’t good for you, stop skipping your workouts, or stop constantly checking social media during your dedicated writing time.

No matter what bad habit you want to break, there’s a genius two-word fix that can increase your chances of success by up to 8X.”

“I don’t” has been magical for me. I use it to reinforce my decisions about dieting and business.

Try it out for a day. See how you feel when you tell yourself “I don’t”. It’s an empowering statement. All from two tiny little words.

and remember…

Repetition and Reminding are how the inner critic changes.

Peace & Love,

Janna Lynn

You can see Marie Forleo’s blog post and video Breaking Bad Habits over at MarieForleo.com

 

 

 

Could Something So Simple As Repetition Change Your Life?

I LOVE reading personal growth books!!I have a library of about 100 books that speak about having the ability to do, have, or become who you choose to be.

Napoleon Hill’s classic book Think and Grow Rich (TAGR) shares a technique that according to Hill is…

“The ONLY known method of voluntary development of the emotion of Faith…”

What is the technique  spoke about in TAGR? Auto-suggestion. Also known as repetition and/or self-suggestion.

Now, you have to remember that Napoleon Hill studied human behaviors for over 30 years. So, for him to say that repetition is the only known method is something to be taken seriously.

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Promises to Myself and Self-Sabotage

For instance…It is NOT okay to eat a quarter bag of chocolate chips in one sitting. It is NOT okay to share a whole bag of donuts with my granddaughter.

Why do you make promises to yourself and then let self-sabotage, fear, and/or procrastination steal your dreams?

What is it that slyly sneaks in and changes your mind?

Why do you sometimes feel helpless and hopeless?

I think that first of all you need to be aware that self-sabotage is going on.

In an article published by Adam Sicinski he explains what exactly is self-sabotage.

“Self-sabotage is any behavior, thought, emotion or action that holds you back from getting what you consciously want.

Self-sabotage is the conflict that exists between conscious desires and unconscious wants that manifest in self-limiting patterns of behavior.

Self-sabotage not only prevents you from reaching your goals but also plays the part of a safety mechanism that protects you against disappointment.

What this essentially means is that your brain is protecting you from getting hurt by doing what it thinks is best — which is to keep you within the confines of your comfort zone.”

You can read the entire article Do You Sabotage Your Own Success? Here’s How To Stop Self-Sabotage In Its Tracks!

I have been struggling with this the last few days. I had been very good about being able to control my eating.

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