Continue reading “Learning to Accept”
Acceptance is not tolerating and acceptance is definitely not approval. Acceptance and forgiveness are linked, in that one requires the other. Acceptance and surrender are similar in some ways, different in others. Acceptance is the first step in taking action against resignation and it is often the first step that leads to understanding. While acceptance may be linked to other concepts, nothing can take its place. Only by identifying and accepting the things you are struggling with can you begin to deal with them in positive, specific ways.
Continue reading “How Parents of Children with Disabilities can Create a Self-Care Plan That Works”
Caring for special needs children is no small task; it requires constant attention and dedication from parents who often put their own needs last to ensure their child receives the best care possible. It is essential for parents to practice self-care to avoid burnout and maintain the energy and stamina to be their best selves. You, your child, and your entire family will reap the benefits in the long run!
Continue reading “Fill Your Cup”
In order to love others as much as you love yourself, you must love yourself. You must take time to recharge your batteries and replenish your energy. Otherwise, you’ve nothing left to give others. So fill your empty cup. And take measures to keep it full.
Continue reading “Consistency in the Fundamentals”
We can ignore the fundamentals for a time, but eventually, that behavior catches up to us and suddenly we find ourselves on a downward spiral. Consistency in the fundamentals is crucial.
Continue reading “A Simple Beautiful Life”
You will never have enough time to do everything you want to do or even everything you need to do. Getting busier, trying to do even more, will never work. To live a simple beautiful life, you must choose the two or three roles that are most important to you at this time and let go of the rest.
Continue reading “Excelerated Fundamentals™ – Back To Basics”
Generally, just a few things account for most of our progress. These basics have the greatest effect on our health, our wealth, our happiness, and our relationships. But if you’re looking for the shortcuts, the “tricks of the trade”, you’re not learning the trade. Get back to basics to polish up on your fundamentals.
Continue reading “Freedom in Simplicity”
Simplicity is a discipline. It requires external action but the initial motivation is internal. Simplicity requires us to choose a course and then take action. It involves cutting out all the noise, the unimportant things, so you have the wherewithal to focus on the important things in life, such as relationships, taking care of yourself, and giving your best in Service to the world.
Continue reading “Take Time To Sharpen The Saw”
Practicing self-care brings improvements in all areas of your life. You’ll feel better, you’ll be in better health, your relationships will be strong, your well-being and life overall will be enhanced. Just as a woodcutter is more effective when he or she takes time out from cutting wood to sharpen his or her saw, you’ll find when you practice your own self-care habits that you are reaping increasing benefits as time goes by.TheExceleratedLife.com