MASTER TIME TO MASTER YOUR LIFE

MASTER TIME TO MASTER YOUR LIFE

At times, our hearts are hindered by hopes of past dreams: those moments of broken will and lost light.

We mustn’t let darkness deter the chance for a future of change and truth.

With whatever failure you face, always remember to keep your head high and look forward.

HERE’S HOW:

THE MISTAKES YOU MIGHT BE MAKING…WHAT COULD THEY BE?

BUCKLE DOWN AND SHAPE UP! KICK OFF A PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR A NEW YOU! START TODAY! THE TIME IS NOW!

MASTER TIME AND MASTER YOUR LIFE! MAKE EVERY MOMENT MATTER!

 

Image

HOW WILL YOU FACE TODAY?

BE PROUD, STAY PRODUCTIVE, AND SEE TRUE SELF!

 

Advertisements

Poem: My Ode to Thee

My Ode to Thee

My ideal reader will search for meaning, with every aspect or angle set to be analyzed. He will hover over my words, like the twisting of a whirlwind. She will see herself in every single character I create. He will live and dream of every setting I construct. She will sink into every frame I fix for her to face. He will hold my words to his heart, hoping for his truth to harvest. She will sleep with my sheets scattered inside the racking of her skin, soul, and skull. He will hum sweet nothings at the haunting familiarity of my tales. She will trick herself into a fantasy of fantastic freedom, for my words have set her free. All my readers will see themselves, for the mysteries that they be.

–Tatiana Noelle Oquendo

How to Appreciate Ourselves

Series: “Accepting Our Appearance”

How to Appreciate Ourselves

What is the truth of life?

Every moment is an opportunity to see the truth of who we are.

QUESTIONS FOR THE MIND

QUESTIONS FOR THE BODY

 

What creates happiness? How do you define wellness? Are your thoughts in harmony with the existence you crave?

 

 

Does life exhaust you or does life excite you? Do you feel good in your body? What boosts your energy?

Treat yourself!

Life is about finding fulfillment.

Everything is a system of binaries—be aware of the continuum of choice and action.

Discover what works for you!

SEARCH. DEFINE. REFINE. DEVELOP.

*********************************************************************

HOW TO BEGIN:

Make a list of…

  1. Places you want to go.
  2. The little things you want in life (internal goals, not external things).
  3. The big things you want in life (what you see yourself doing and having in the future—the BIG picture).

*********************************************************************

LEARN TO…

  1. Center yourself by acknowledging your present state of being. Channel energy into being positive and in balance. Create your own reality. Let the world see how life is to be respected and appreciated by developing the strength and awareness to know what’s best.
  2. Silence the yearnings of the ego. Make the time and effort to care by paying attention to the details. Aspire for a solid identity and a solid life. Be your own best friend—don’t depend on others for comfort.
  3. Indulge in paradoxical thinking; instead of seeing opposites compete, see how everything must be balanced by something else. Find what balances you and what you do!
  4. Put yourself to good use. Love the vessel you’ve been gifted with by doing what benefits you! Go with the flow. Your body survives on water, so drink up! Speaking of water, go for an invigorating swim! Use your body to get your blood pumping! Go to the local ice arena—float across the ice and spin around a bit. Do indoor rock‑climbing or play any sport that challenges you (perhaps basketball, golf, or boxing). Push your body by exploring the land (maybe a hike, boat trip, or soothing bike ride).
  5. Leave your stress behind and take a walk. Become one with nature. Be attuned with your environment. Spark up the sensitivity of your nerves and their susceptibility to stimuli. Realize that you are one of the many—a piece of the whole. Listen to the harmony of life and how it manifests through nature, animals, and people. Observe the scenery. Taste the air.
  6. Accept opportunities by inviting new, fun things into your life. Laugh as much possible. Read something—appreciate your ability to think and learn. Cater to your talents and skills. Find a hobby and stick with it. See what peaks your interest within the world of arts, music, and education. Go see a performance show, like a play or an opera. Visit museums. See fantastic movies. Blast some music and rock out! Find your favorite tune and belt out your finest vocals. Dance around. Get jiggy.
  7. Use subconscious suggestion. Be convinced of a better existence. Take control. Your life is yours to live! Honor that power. Live by positive affirmations because the suggestive power of the mind is unlimited.
  8. Master Mantras. Mantras are positive declarations; they create a meditative peace, develop awareness, and heighten self‑worth. Repeat your best mantras and see how they alleviate stress and build confidence. Personalize ones for yourself.

PRODUCE THE POSSIBILITIES!

*********************************************************************

APPLY YOURSELF

List five things you want in life (nothing with your looks).

Everyday, in the morning and at night, say the list, out loud, word for word.

INSIDE THE SELF: Initially, your mind will resist.  Keep with it.  Unconditional reinforcement will manifest change. Start to believe these things. Let growth come your way.

OUTSIDE THE SELF: When you feel the need to do something to better yourself, keep it to yourself. Don’t share your desires—there’s no need for approval or attention. Don’t give anyone the chance to hinder your hopes and dreams.

try

 Image Credit

SHARING IS CARING: IF YOU HAVE ANY TIPS TO ADD, PLEASE DO!

Link Back to the Previous Post for this Series

Link Back to Series Introduction

Series: “Accepting Our Appearance”

Series: “Accepting Our Appearance”

Series Introduction

I will be issuing a series of posts, with the focus on “Accepting Our Appearance”.

Everyday, we must do our best to combat our insecurities and doubts. I want us to gain awareness as to how we see ourselves, along with identifying the roots of our uncertainties.

Learning to accept ourselves is essential to being content with life. In order to progress, we must be satisfied with our present state of being.

If the importance of appearance exceeds our ability to enjoy life, extreme consequences can surface. Unfortunately, frustration with one’s appearance risk acquiring an obsession with “fixing” their perceived flaws; this is how body dysmorphia, eating disorders, and mood disorders can develop. I will use an interview, the book Wasted, in addition to the documentaries Baby Faced Body Builders and Thin, to assist in exhibiting some precarious cases, related to our discussion.

All in all, I want us to create a balance within ourselves, attain healthy perspectives regarding self‑improvement, and come to accept and love who we are.

Let the enlightenment begin!

Table of Link Contents

1.Degrading the Details

2.Be Powerful

3.How to Appreciate Ourselves

4.The Interview: A Voice to be Heard

5.Book Review: Wasted

6.A Comparison to See: Watching the Documentaries Thin and Baby Faced Body Builders

7.Challenge Yourself!

Challenge Yourself!

Series: “The Self and Suicide”

Challenge Yourself!

To conclude this series, here are some links to help further our insight….enjoy!

  1. Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Support
  2. A Guide to Moving Forward, After a Suicide Attempt
  3. 14 Timeless Ways to Live a Happy Life
  4. Reprogram Your Thinking: A Happy Brain, for a Happy Life
  5. 10 Easy Ways to Make Personal Connections
  6. 8 Simple Tips to Feel Better About Yourself

fffeac1ea8349aeb3d6a76bd4fda841d

Image Credit

 

Link Back to the Previous Post for this Series

Link Back to Series Introduction

The Ones Left Behind

Series: “The Self and Suicide”

The Ones Left Behind

For those who are suicidal, there’s always the question: “If I died today, who would be affected?”

In deciding to commit suicide, these are the common responses:

  1. No one will notice
  2. No one will care
  3. Everyone would be better off

People who contemplate suicide may acknowledge their close relationships, affirming who their death will impact, yet to follow through with the suicide, they resort to the aforementioned rationalizations. Living to benefit the lives of others, simply prolongs the suicidal person from their ultimate escape.

Suicide's Effect on Loved Ones

Image Credit

After someone kills themselves,  the death will have to be dealt with it. The ones who have to address the suicide, range from loved ones, the authorities, or the government; if an individual’s life is taken, someone has to respond to it.

The suicide survivors  are left wondering why the person killed themselves, along with what could’ve been done to prevent it.

After an individual commits suicide, the ones left behind  have a difficult time comprehending the situation. The reactions to death by suicide differ, but what’s important is learning how to deal with the loss, along with managing the inevitable grief .

No matter what, after an act of suicide, there will always be someone left to pick up the pieces. We must stay strong. While there’s no cure for suicidal thoughts, there is strength in numbers; we must remember how our actions will affect those around us. If we can, it is our obligation to reach out and support one another.

Link Back to the Previous Post for this Series

Link Back to Series Introduction

THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK [REBLOG THOUGHTS]

THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK [REBLOG THOUGHTS]: When we interact with people, our opinions may get the best of us. Being passionate is one thing…being narrow-minded is another. Living as an individual in society, it’s important we recognize the proper conventions of etiquette and respect.

Feel free to solidify your stance, no matter what the topic is, but remember to be graceful. An idea will be well received if it is given properly, rather than too harshly. If we feel strongly about something, by all means, we have the right to express ourselves!

All I’m saying is, would we rather just talk away, with our thoughts floating and never taking hold, or would we rather make an impression? We must be aware of what we speak, along with how speak…our words are a representation of the self…no doubt about that!

The Yada Yada Yada

The situation: Jerry and Elaine are at a dinner with distant members of Jerry’s family, hosted by his elderly relative, Monya. He has not seen or spoken to these people in years and he and Elaine are grasping for things to talk about. They are so desperate that they begin to discuss the quality of the peas with unusual enthusiasm:

“These peas are bursting with country fresh flavor!”

And after that, Jerry’s mom brings up racehorses, which prompts Elaine to mention her opinion on ponies:

Elaine: What about ponies, huh? What kind of abnormal* is that? And those kids that had their own ponies.

Jerry: Oh, I know. I hated those kids. In fact, I hate anyone that ever had a pony growing up.

Monya: I had a pony!

View original post 584 more words