Archive for the ‘Self-Growth’ Category

How would your higher self handle this?

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Maybe you already know the biggest problem that’s going to hit you today. When it does, have a conversation with yourself. How would my higher self handle this?

Let’s see. My higher self probably wouldn’t get explosive. My higher self probably wouldn’t start running for the hills. My higher self would probably say: “This will need some resourcefulness. I guess I’d better get my game on here, because I’m going to have to solve this.”

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What really amazing thing is going to happen to you today?

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Years ago, I read a story about a woman anthropologist who would jump out of bed every morning and intentionally have both feet land at the same time. She would land them hard and yell out: “I wonder what really amazing thing is going to happen to me today!”

By setting the tone of looking for something amazing to happen, she felt she created far more amazing experiences.

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How would your higher self handle this?

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Maybe you already know the biggest problem that’s going to hit you today. When it does, have a conversation with yourself. How would my higher self handle this?

Let’s see. My higher self probably wouldn’t get explosive. My higher self probably wouldn’t start running for the hills. My higher self would probably say: “This will need some resourcefulness. I guess I’d better get my game on here, because I’m going to have to solve this.”

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Optimal functioning?

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

I grew up as a farm girl. I was all in for being a farm girl and did essentially everything my father did. I milked cows, made fences, plowed fields, bailed hay—anything he could do, I did too.

One of the things I learned is that when you “balance the ration” for a cow—code for deciding how much of which grains, legumes, and nutrients she received—it made a predictable and profound impact on optimizing her milk production. A little bit of supplemented selenium added to the ration would dramatically improve milk production by maybe 10 or 20 percent almost immediately.

A tweak of a pinch of selenium can make that big of a difference? It can indeed.

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Close enough is rarely good enough

Monday, April 26th, 2021

When I graduated from college to start my first job, one of the things that I had to learn was how to be accurate. In college, they let you get by with things. You don’t have to check your work. If you are close enough, that’s good enough.

But I discovered very quickly in that first job that people count on everything we do being 100% accurate. That was a brutal new reality for which I wasn’t the least bit prepared.

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