The Daily Shift

Come with an intention to shift your perspective

self-discipline is not a punishment
The Daily Shift

Self-discipline is not a punishment

Self-discipline is not a punishment. Rather, it is liberation! Self-discipline is a tool you employ to help you move more gracefully through your every day. There are components of it which are familiar like routines and habituated behaviors, and there are some components which seem rather foreign to it like giving yourself permission to be

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keep things simple
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Keep Things Simple

Keep things simple. Take everything one step at a time. As you move forward these simple steps will become great leaps and you will not be where you once were. Crawl, walk, run, leap! It all becomes a joyful dance. Simplify your life and dance the dance of joy! What will your day bring your way? Declutter

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Be gentle with yourself
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Be Gentle with Yourself

Be gentle with yourself and others. Soften your opinions. Give yourself and others room for peace. Your rigidity serves no one. Your stubborn determination to be right and righteous breeds discontent, dissatisfaction, and rancor. Soften. We all have struggles no one else can experience or fully comprehend. Let go of your need to compare your

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You are creating
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You are Creating

You are creating whether you are aware of it or not. With every breath, every thought, every word, every behavior, and every emotion, you are creating. You create an atmosphere which others will perceive even before they interact with you. You infuse your projects and anything you put your hand to with the energy of yourself

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Make every day count
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Make Every Day Count

Make every day count! Whether you feel like it or not, every day is an opportunity to make a difference to yourself or someone else. Something small will do. We rarely make big leaps as they are a bit uncomfortable. So, take one step at a time and make every step count. What will your day

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Bring your knowledge
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Bring Your Knowledge

Bring your knowledge, gifts, and talents. Share them with others fully. Bring to this the spirit of unreserved willingness to expand yourself and your world. When we give, we receive. When we receive, we give. This exchange requires no effort. The only requirement is that you show up, present and willing to extend yourself. What

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with every breath
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With Every Breath

With every breath, you arrive and depart from a choice point. Will you react or respond? Will you act or remain idle? Will you go forward or backward? Will you allow your Higher Self to move through you or will you let your ego rule you? Choice is one of our greatest gifts. Use it

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Take the time you need for you
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Take the Time You Need for You

Take the time you need for you. Use it for your growth, development, or peace. Learn something new. Connect with a new person. Explore where you live. Read a book. Take a nap. Have a cup of your favorite brew. Eat something nourishing. Daydream. Take a shower. Go for a walk. Whatever you find that you

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Remind yourself
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Remind Yourself

Remind yourself of the reason you are here. When everything seems to be weighing you down, remind yourself that you are here to make a difference. You are here to be your own best cheerleader and your own superhero. You are here to add to the collective healing and evolution of the human race and the

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Everything and everyone is connected.
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Everything and Everyone is Connected

Everything and everyone is connected. You may not be able to see it, hear it, or feel it, and that’s okay. Believe it. Through the lives of others, the places we’ve lived, the schools we’ve attended, the walks we’ve taken, the food we eat, the care we receive, and the books we read, the connection is

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Use a new language
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Use a New Language

Use a new language. There are no lessons, there is only experience. There are no mistakes as everything is perfected in the moment. We are not privy to the outcomes of our ripples. Choose to love more and show kindness and compassion to yourself and others. This will ensure that all the ripples and outcomes that

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, Mindful Living, The Daily Shift, Fan the Flames
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Fan the Flames

Fan the flames of your beginning! Breathe life into your dreams. Let them have room to grow and unfold as you move forward. Once you do, they will grow like weeds and flourish in unseen places and spaces of your life. Open up to receive what they bring. You will be glad that you did. What

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