Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

Lessons from a Recovering Doormat


Looking Up for Answers

When I have a problem, I try to figure out a solution. It’s the same when people come to me for advice. I do my best to offer something good for them to do. But there are times it’s hard to figure out what to say or do. That’s when I look up and ask for answers. When you feel powerless about how to handle a situation or help someone you care about, remind yourself that you’re not alone.

You can tap into your spiritual power for answers. If you ask with the expectation of receiving, answers come.

The first time I tried this was when I was beginning to be spiritual but didn’t believe in God. My friend pushed me to ask God for an answer about something that was making me crazy as I tried to figure out what to do. I asked God for answers to humor him, since I wasn’t believer. The next morning I had complete clarity about how to handle the situation. Now I often ask for answers and directions when I can’t find them on my own.

Asking God, or whatever spirit you believe in, for answers brings helpful guidance.

For years I’ve felt like God is right on my shoulder as answers come to me without asking. My faith is so strong that instead of being on autopilot for being agreeable and giving others what they want, I’m now on autopilot for finding solutions. There are times when I’m writing and then read it back and am astonished about what I said. Where did those thoughts comes from?? Thank you God for them! And when I’m trying to find the right words and ask for help, the words pop into my head. I always say thanks for them!

The more you believe, the more easily answers come to you, sometimes without even asking if your faith is so strong that you expect to get what you need like I do.

When someone comes to me for advice on something specific, I ask God what I should tell them. Often I just look up and say, “help!” Something good to say always comes to me. Before a self-empowerment counseling session, I ask God for the best words to help the person. It can feel like I’m channeling God for others who are struggling to get their lives on track and don’t have the faith that I do. Before a meeting or important networking event, I give thanks for my knowing exactly what to say that will help me the most.

When you need help with a situation or for making an important decision, ASK for guidance.

Then watch for answers in your experience or thoughts that just come to you out of the blue. Spiritual support is there for all of us who choose to use it. So use it! It’s there for you if you ask and can open up doors of self-empowerment that you never expected. The Universe wants you to be happy. If you want that too, ask for what you need and expect to get it.

Please leave comments under my posts so we can stay connected.



Previous Posts

Ditch the Victim Mentality
A common thread among clients who come to me for self-empowerment counseling is “Why do people use me?” And they groan, “Why me?” And they whine, “I’ll never get what I want because of _____.”  I tell them to fill in that blank with, “because I allow myself to be a victim.” People

posted 10:41:37pm Jul. 21, 2014 | read full post »

Standing Up for Yourself
You may be angry at many people and want to tell them all of. But you need to –prepare to take a stand first. Before taking a stand, ask, “Am I WILLING to be serious?” You may want to stop unacceptable behavior, but are you willing to leave or mean “no” or cut visits if ignored? Decide how

posted 12:01:04pm Jul. 18, 2014 | read full post »

Law of Attraction in Action: What You Think Of Yourself
This is post 290 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to manifest your desires. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in Action Series to see how. Very often, your biggest roadblocks to achieving goals are the labels you put on yourself.

posted 8:44:56pm Jul. 16, 2014 | read full post »

Why People Become DoorMats/People Pleasers
George Bernard Shaw said, “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.” Having DMS (DoorMat Syndrome) made me a People Pleaser wh

posted 2:09:35pm Jul. 14, 2014 | read full post »

Law of Attraction in Action: “It’s for the best”
This is post 289 in my series on the Law of Attraction in Action. You CAN use your power to attract all that you need. I do it every day! Read all the posts in my Law of Attraction in Action Series  to see how. People get confused when they’re trying to manifest if something doesn’t work out

posted 12:01:14pm Jul. 08, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.