Posts tagged routine
How To Open Your Mind: New Thought Wants In!

I've been taking a break from "normal life" on a vacation with my family in Okoboji, Iowa.  

Today I'm reflecting on how it almost feels effortless to let new thought rush in once you take yourself out of your element and daily routine.  That combined with the permission I remind myself of on a daily basis has given me a flood of new ideas and new perspective, which is:

Clear your thinking.  Allow new thought to come in.

It's amazing how quickly and easily new ideas, new perspectives and a general breathing space can make it's way into your head and heart when you clear out all the muck.  

I understand that it can feel like part of our human nature to be stuck in old thought. 

I also understand that it's usually responsible for making us feel "stuck" in our 

Old ways
Old habits
Old job
Old life.

It just doesn't have to be that way.

Just for today, give it a whirl.  

Here's how:

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5 Ways To Wake Up Earlier (without losing sleep)

Funny, isn't it?

Waking up early comes easy for some people, but what about everyone else?

Maybe you're someone who wants to wake up earlier, but hesitate because you know how important a good night's sleep really is for your mind, body and soul.

And you've tried waking up earlier before, but it didn't work out.

You overslept or spent the whole day feeling like a zombie - - and I don't mean Rob Zombie, who seems to be pretty amped up.

Either way, I've got your solution.

And it's not just, go to bed earlier...

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These Two Ingredients Make a Great Morning.

For as long as I can remember, I've always been a morning person.  

This is mostly due to the fact that both of my parents are morning people (my dad still gets up in the morning super early – at three thirty AM in fact.  Wow.  I know..)

Even though I've definitely got the genes of an early riser, I'm not going to tell you to be one.

No way.

What I've learned over the years, through living with three sisters, and then roommates, and later on my boyfriend (now my husband), to living today with three kids – two of which are now teenagers...

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