Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

Lessons from a Recovering Doormat

December 2010 Archives

Interview Philip Smith About Healing

When I began to read Walking Through Walls by Philip Smith, I was taken by how vividly he described his untraditional upbringing. His father, Lew Smith, was a successful interior designer who got a calling to heal people and dramatically […]

Law of Attraction in Action: Clearing Out Old Stuff

This is post 117 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 […]

Giving Back: One Rose

There’s a Japanese woman in my building who’s lived here as long as me. We always say hello on the elevator but that’s about it. Her English isn’t great so our conversations have been limited. But she always smiles and […]

Be Your Own Health Advocate

I’ve had some health issues for years. Nothing debilitating but I didn’t feeling as well as I should. Energy drain, problems sleeping, and other little things I hadn’t had before. And my cholesterol was 269 (normal is now considered below […]

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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 »


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