Category Archives: Inner Critic and Gremlins

How to See New Years Resolutions Through a New Lens | By Inga Michaelsen

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The tradition of New Years resolutions goes back over 4000 years. Babylonians made promises & offerings to their gods at the beginning of the New Year, so the gods might bestow their grace upon them. During Caesar’s time in ancient … Continue reading

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[Do Anywhere] Easy 3 Step Calming Meditation for You!

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Sometimes when we’re having a busy or stressful day, we don’t feel like we have the time to take a break. But what if a 2-3 minute breathing meditation could calm you just enough to slow down and help you … Continue reading

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On Tattoos, Anxiety and Being Yourself!

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About 2 months ago I did possibly the craziest thing I have ever done in my life – I got a tattoo. For some of you this may be perfectly normal, but for me it was a really big deal. … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Day!

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One of the biggest lies we’re told (and it’s constantly reinforced in adverts, movies, magazines etc) is that we SHOULD be happy. Yes, there are horrible atrocities going on all over the world right now, people starving. And we’re so … Continue reading

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Why You Need To Stop Worrying What Others Think – Now!

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We spend our lives tying ourselves in knots, worrying what other people think when – and here’s the irony – most people will have forgotten us within a few moments! But the need to please and “fit in” goes deep; as humans we have a fundamental need to belong. Continue reading

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Want To Enjoy Life More? Send Your Inner Critic on a Vacation!

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What if your inner critic took a vacation? Let me tell you how this idea came about. One of the things that has most helped my personal growth has to been to pay attention to how I FEEL. And it … Continue reading

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Why Do Our Saboteurs Crop Up When We Make Changes In Our Lives?

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We all have them – gremlins, an inner critic, a ‘heavy’ whose purpose is to keeps us from making mistakes and helps us please – and avoid – upsetting others. The problem is that because these gremlins have been with … Continue reading

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Feeling The Blahs? 5 Ways to Get Moving! By Guest Author Cheryl Brewster

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Let’s be honest with ourselves. Sometimes we go through cycles and no matter how much we try to stay positive, look on the bright side and trust the process, we just don’t FEEL it. And when we don’t FEEL it, … Continue reading

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Ditch False Guilt for Good With These 5 Heartfelt Steps!

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The feeling of guilt is unpleasant – and it’s meant to be! It had an evolutionary purpose so that we would literally feel bad when we did ‘bad’ things. It stops us doing them again – and helps us to … Continue reading

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True or False Guilt

How to Tell The Difference between True and False Guilt!

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Feeling guilty is something we all have to deal with from time to time. Guilt serves a purpose in society – when it’s reasonable. True guilt is MEANT to make us feel bad, so that we make amends, rebuild our … Continue reading

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