JUNE 20, 2016
Today I Am Becoming Tender Hearted. Life can be chaotic and intense. Work problems, issues with family and friends, and internal stressors can cause us to feel irritated and detached. When we are dealing with emotions such as anger, resentment, and anxiety, it is easy to lose the tenderness we feel towards our loved ones. Instead of welcoming them with a warm smile when they come home, we greet them with a frown and litany of demands. Our hearts become hard and icy. We need to is be mindful of how we are feeling moment-by-moment and focus on softening our hearts. The we can approach the people we love with a tender heart. This not only strengthens our relationships, but it also makes us feel better.
June 13, 2016
IN ORDER TO CO-CREATE, WE MUST COMMUNICATE!
In our relationships with our partners, friends, family, and coworkers we are always in the process of co-creating. If you think about it, life is an evolving and ever changing process of creation. We are all creating and building things, spaces, environments, and loving relationships. We all have our own passions and desires about what we our creating, how it should look, where it should go, and what it should be. This being said, we really can’t achieve our full creative potential in isolation. Therefore, we must utilize the process of co-creating. Even though it may be difficult at times, we must learn to be flexible, work together, and above all else communicate with the people we are co-creating with. We need to make communication a priority. If we don’t communicate we slow down the process. However, when we take the time to speak honestly and openly about our thoughts, beliefs, and feelings, we are then able to make great things happen with the people we love and appreciate.
June 5, 2016
I align my self with my own vision. Everyone has their own goals, dreams, and ambitions. Working at a new job, spending more time on creative projects, and forming healthy relationships are just a few of these. What many of us forget to do, is to dream and fantasize about the end result without limitations or mental barriers. Many of us feel this is impractical, or that dreaming is a waste of time. Ironically, envisioning our goals already manifested is the single most important part of the creative process. When we take time to do this we align ourselves with our dreams and find the inspiration we need to build the momentum and energy it takes to move forward. This makes success much, much more probable.
With great respect, Curtis
May 30, 2016
Most of us live very busy lives. We spend our time at work, doing house cleaning and yard work, hanging out friends, family, and partners along with various other tasks. It can be difficult to take time for ourselves. Many of us confuse the words "selfish" with "self-care." Taking time to rest, get a massage, read a book, or just sleep in on our day off are good examples of self-care. If we are to have a positive impact on our community, we must first take time for our selves and realize that when we do so we are improving the health and quality of our lives. Plus, the people we love benefit from this because it is easier to be kind and compassionate to others, when we are kind and compassionate to ourselves.
With love, Curtis
May 22, 2016
As we observe the world around us, we realize that when it comes down to it, people really don't need us to point out their weaknesses. Most of us do that just fine ourselves. Yet, who doesn't need a little bit of encouragement? Think of times in your life when you have needed encouragement and how it felt when some encouraged you. Let's all focus on providing encouragement to the people around us. As we do so we will notice what changes occur and how we feel.