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Old 04-13-2013, 02:02 PM
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I’m Confused...

We send and receive mixed messages all the time.



“I don’t care what movie we see,” as I watch DieHard 2 for the umpteenth time.
Now I love me some Bruce Willis, but I was shooting for a little Meryl Streep and Devil Wears Prada.

‘Course I didn’t SAY anything, but I pouted a lot.

There you have it – your classic mixed message.

We do it with others in our business and we do it to ourself.

“I deserve a good job” as I settle for a boss who belittles me constantly.
“I eat healthy” as I skip breakfast again, because I’m running late.
“I value my fellow man” as I cut off that Honda trying to merge onto the freeway.
“I’m going to meditate and reduce my stress” as I run out the door.

When actions run counter to what I say…. what is the governing priority, here? How I think? How I feel?

The answer is BOTH are important.

Ever notice how poorly your car runs when it’s out of alignment? Same goes for you. If life isn’t showing up the way you like, check your alignment between thoughts and feelings.

Thoughts are your brain speaking. Feelings are your body speaking. When these two are aligned, your ride is pretty smooth. And when they’re NOT aligned, life gets pretty bumpy.

Five Steps to Improve Your Alignment
1. Decide your general intention
2. Focus it to specific thoughts
3. Add some strong emotions
4. Visualize the thought and feeling together in a “scene”
5. Identify actions/behaviors that support this new match

Let’s eliminate those mixed messages and see if that ride doesn’t start to get a little smoother, ok?
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Old 04-13-2013, 04:59 PM
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Awesome Annie-Pat!! Again, great post

Alison
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:15 PM
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Great post Annie-Pat.
Thank you for sharing!
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:00 AM
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thx, all. Love your blog page, Teresa. Good stuff!
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:31 AM
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Great post. Gotta agree. Put your actions toward what you are passionate about. Your energy needs to be focused into a goal that aligns with your interests.
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:33 AM
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thx, all. Love your blog page, Teresa. Good stuff!

Thank you so much
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