Success is not just an achievement, but a mindset. We manifest the realization of our goals through first seeing, feeling, affirming, reaffirming and then planning and acting on our positive, inspired intentions.
Living Lighter, Brighter and FULLER lives!
— Coach Melanie
The Process of Life blog posts are inspired lessons, learnings, reflections and meditations acquired for myself and my fellow growth journeyers- Coach Melanie
Kindness begins with Self; when we show loving kindness to ourselves we in turn see and do the same for others. With all things, kindness begins with a thought; thoughts are powerful, creating energy.
I don’t consider myself to be a religious person. But, I do acknowledge the power of prayer, or expressing and surrendering our intentions and/or need of assistance. Before going to sleep tonight craft an affirming, gratitude filled Affirmation Prayer specific to you, your needs, your desires and YOUR life to nourish your Soul. Continue reading →
We all enter negative mindsets, (guilt, shame, defeatism…) from time to time. I know I do. It’s common, human and in very small doses serves a purpose- introspection, higher gratitude, clarification. Like yin and yang, black and white, up and down, positive mindsets would not exist without their relative opposing negative counterparts.
“…Difficult and easy give rise to the same concept; Long and short are derived by comparison; High differs from low only by position; Sound and echo blend into one harmony; Front and back follow one another sequentially.” — Lao Zi
The real trouble begins when we become trapped in negative mindsets, thus stunting our growth and blocking our ways forward and upward. With that in mind, the other night a thought came to me: Active-Proactive, Release.Continue reading →
The olfactory sense (smell) is often attributed to memory recall: like the scent of a tobacco pipe after your childhood Superintendent, Gord has walked through the halls of your building.
Sight and sound we rely on heavily as navigational aides.
And, taste serves double duty as both a pleasure center and detector.
But, our dear, under-rated touch! Touch is a unique sense which allows us to be in tune with our bodies, connect and convey non-verbal messages with one another, detect different forms and textures, and holds us to our humanity; it is grounding and comforting and NECESSARY regardless of age group. Despite all of touch’s admirable traits it is still not fully valued in Western culture. We’ve become saturated, and in some cases, desensitized by media and real world experiences of stylized, sexualized and unwanted forms of touching. Continue reading →