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Speak Life

I know it has been a minute since I’ve posted.  Most of you know I run a girls enrichment program and we are full steam ahead with planning and prepping for this year’s participants.  We held interviews over the weekend and we had the opportunity to welcome 24 girls into program.  I’m pretty excited about that.

On another note, if you follow me on any of my social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, GooglePlus, you have seen my Morning Declarations that I post each morning.  However, if we aren’t connected, you may have missed them so I figured I would share some of my declarations with you.  As you know I am a huge proponent of speaking life and not death into you, your family, your situation.  When all hell seems to be breaking loose around you, what you speak and what you think determine what you do and how you respond.

Remember, self talk is HUGE… what you say to and about yourself speaks so much louder than what others say to and about you.  So if you are like me and some days you wake up not feeling your best — YES… even I have those days more than you can imagine, you need something that will give you a little kick in the butt.  I have my affirmations/declarations on my iPhone in my notes so I can carry them around with me everywhere I go.  Some people write them in a notebook, others make signs and tape them in different places in their homes.  It doesn’t really matter where they are so long as you are saying them daily and sometimes multiple times daily.

For the daily posts I make, I encourage my readers to say it 7 times.  No rhyme or reason other than it’s my favorite number and God’s number of perfection and completion.  So after reading this post, you may want to print these out and post them somewhere so you can say them 7 times DAILY throughout the day.  In order to transform your mind and your mouth, you must renew it daily and repetitiously.

So here are a few of the favorites…. Feel free share them and tag me on any of my social media pages.

I will not let fear paralyze me. I will take ACTION! iMove

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I will accept the perfection o my imperfections. I don’t have to be Perfect! iAccept.

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I am WORTHY & I am WORTH IT!

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I will try something new TODAY. iTry

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Purpose is in the PRESS, therefore I PUSH into purpose. iPush

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If you enjoy my morning declarations, be on the look out for my newest coaching program on affirmations and declarations. Isn’t it time you started speaking life instead of death? Sign up for my e-newsletter at www.trueheartspeaks.com to be the first to know when it launches.

Until next time….

Choose to live in and on purpose!

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Detra
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Stop living for ‘them’ & START living for YOU.

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So this is the second of a three-part series on how to live in and on purpose.  In my last post, I shared with you how to Do It Afraid as one of the first steps I shared on the New Year New You 2014 Tele-event at the beginning of the year.  This post I will be sharing how to start living for you instead of them and how to be true to you.  So many people make decisions based on the response or feedback of other people.  They do something because others are doing it or they don’t do it because others are not doing it.  Others base their decisions and life’s purpose on the fear of rejection from others.

If this is you, then it’s time for you to start living for you instead of for them: let go of those people, place and things that have hindered you from living in and on purpose.  You have to get to a place where you do things not for the approval of others but because you know it is what God has instructed you to do.  Every thing God gives you won’t be popular, like-able or received by those in your circle but you have to move forward anyway.

My question for you is —

  • Are you living or just existing?  
  • Are you living for them or for you?
  • Are you being true to you?

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“It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Listen, you will never be who God purposed for you to be until you let go of whom others expect you to be.  Much of my life was based on what my parents wanted me to do.  Now don’t get me wrong. I loved dancing and performing as well as competing in pageants, but there came a time when I felt as if it more for them instead of for me.  I will share more later in this post, but when we talk about living for you instead of living for them, make sure you are clear that it isn’t you who is holding you up instead of them.  Be sure you aren’t using ‘them‘ as the reason why you haven’t taken action, when in fact it’s not because of them, but because of YOU… your fear, your doubts, your insecurities.

February is Black History Month but it is also the month of love. This month as African Americans, Black Americans, Americans of African Descent, or whomever you consider yourself to be, I encourage you to take a really good look in the mirror and make sure that you are being true to who you were created to be. So many times we try to be who other people want us to be or who we ‘think’ others want us to be so we hide who we really are. In 2014, it is time to stop trying to keep up with the jones’, it is time to stop trying to impress people we don’t like or live with things we can’t afford or don’t want.  I am challenging you this year to live according to mantra: ‘to thine own self be true.’

For years I competed in pageants and did very well. Always winning a title or placing in the top 3, 5 or 10; however there was always one struggle. I never felt allowed to be who I really was. At that time (over 10 years ago), there was always a ‘pageant’ answer or a ‘pageant’ look I was supposed to adhere to (according to my mom and my pageant coach) and at times it became very frustrating internally because it conflicted with who I knew God created me to be. So after 8+ years of competing, I left that world to venture out to be, do & have what was true to me. I started living for me instead of ‘them.’ The journey hasn’t been easy but today as a life coach and professional speaker who operates in my areas of strength, I can say I am on my own ‘to thine own self be true’ journey.

What about you? Can you say the same? Are you living someone else’s dreams? Are you working a job you aren’t happy with? Are you in a relationship that doesn’t allow you to be you? Are you doing things just to keep up or just because it is the popular thing to do? Are you living more for them instead of living for you?

Well I am here to tell you to STOP IT!

It is time for you to take a good look in the mirror, get naked and unapologetic with yourself.  It is time for you to venture out on your own ‘to thine own self be true’ journey.

Not only just for Black History Month, but I implore you my beautiful black brothers and sisters to embrace your beautiful black skin, hair and features everyday.  The same goes for my beautiful non-black brothers and sisters. Never settle for less than what is due to you? Don’t get into a relationship or go out on a date for ‘Valentine’s Day‘ just because you are ‘lonely’ or don’t want to be the only one ‘without’ someone. Love you for you. Live for you. This is what being true to thine own self is all about — living in & on purpose and living for you instead of them. Doing what’s not popular but what’s good for you. Being intentional about your success (however you define it), your happiness, your health, your faith, your career, your relationships and your life.

YOUR TURN… I encourage you to take some time to journal and write down whether you have really been true to you or just living for others and their approval. Trust me the only approval you need is from the one who created you, God. Here are some questions to think about:

  • Am I really being true to myself?
  • If no, what changes do I need to make?
  • If yes, how can I continue to be true to myself and not be influenced by the varied changes in life and the world around me?
  • Am I allowing people, places and things to influence and change me?
  • If so, what people, places, & things do I need to get rid of or remove myself from to be in a place where I can start being true to me and living for me instead of them?
  • What does ‘to thine own self be true’ really mean to me?

Choose to live in and on purpose…

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Do it Afraid

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At the beginning of the year, I had the opportunity to share as one of four guest speakers for a Tele-Event entitled “New Year New You 2014.” My topic was about how to live in and on purpose.  As I prepared for the call, I asked God what He would have me to share with the women on the call and He gave me three points, the first of which was DO IT AFRAID.  I will share the other two in the weeks to come.

I received such awesome feedback that I figured I would share with you in more detail what I shared on the call to help you jumpstart 2014 so you can start living in and on purpose.

When we talk about doing it afraid, it means feel the fear and do it anyway.  So many times we let fear be the very thing that keeps us from the greatness that is waiting for us.  I am here to tell you to STOP IT!  It is time for you to start doing it afraid.

DO NOT let fear be the only factor that determines your decisions.  Do not let fear be the deciding factor for how you pursue purpose.  Remember that What You Feed Expands.  So my question to you is what are you feeding?  Your faith? Or your fear?

If you are feeding your fear, it will continue to expand, but if you are feeding your faith, then that is what will expand.  I believe that we have to get to a place where we intentionally minimize those things that would cause our fear to grow even if that means doing it afraid.  The more you press through fear in to faith and action, the less of an impact it has on you.

There is an infographic I’ve seen numerous times that says “the phrase ‘DO NOT BE AFRAID’ is written in the bible 365 times. That’s a daily reminder from God to live everyday being fearless.”

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If Do Not Be Afraid is listed in the bible 365 times, then that is a hint that maybe, just maybe, you need to start focusing less on your fears and more on what God instructs you to do and that is to NOT BE AFRAID.  Now let’s be realistic here, even I get afraid.  Shoot we all get afraid.  I get nervous.  I over think things.  I even sometimes try to talk myself out of doing certain things until I hear that still small voice tell me DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT… JUST DO IT. That’s when in spite of my fears, my insecurities, my doubts or whatever else I may be feeling or thinking, I do what I’ve been instructed to do.

Is it always easy to do it afraid? NO.  Will you second guess yourself, while doing it afraid?  YES. But will it be worth it? ABSOLUTELY!  Doing what you know in your heart of hearts to do isn’t always easy.  It’s takes guts, it takes passion and it takes drive.  If you spend time feeding your faith, it makes the journey just a little bit easier.  In addition to feeding your faith, you also need to get moving.  Taking massive action minimizes the level of fear you feel as you continue to keep moving.  This is why I say you have to do it afraid.  To DO is a verb, which means you need to be in action, doing something.  

The reason your fear has been so rampant in your mind and your life is because you aren’t doing anything or the things you are doing are feeding your fears instead of your faith.  Just in case you didn’t know FAITH is also a verb and it only works when you work it.  Are you willing to work your faith?  Are you willing to put your faith into action?  Are you willing to take massive action in the direction of your dreams, goals, aspirations and purpose?

I sure hope so.

Isn’t it time you starting doing it afraid?

I say YES…

So get moving!

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Choose to live in and on purpose…

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Detra
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2013 in Review…

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As 2013 comes to a close, I wanted to first say thank you for joining me on this journey to living in and on purpose.  This as you know isn’t easy considering how so many people settle for existing and letting each day just happen instead of waking up everyday with intention and drive to make everyday a day of purpose.

I’ve tried over this past year to write posts that challenge you to think about your life and how you can work to be true to you.  Life is not about living for everyone else. It’s about living for you.  As you get more clear on who you are then you can be used in all of your fullness so you can serve those God has specifically assigned to you and be a light in their lives.

This past year has had some ups and downs for me but I am thankful to be able to make it through another year.  If I am blessed with the opportunity to see 2014, you best be sure that it’s going to be a year to remember.

Every year, WordPress sends me my annual blog stats, so as this year comes to a close… below you will find my top five most viewed posts in 2013 … Take a look and don’t forget to comment and share your thoughts.

What were some of your highlights from 2013 and what are you looking forward to in 2014?

Happy New Year…

Looking forward to working with you in 2014!

Here’s to you living in and on purpose

Hugs…

Detra
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Look for the Lessons

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As I was looking over this past year and thinking about allllll that has happened, I was reminded to look at the lessons I’ve learned.  Sometimes we tend to only focus on what happened or what didn’t happened but sometimes we miss those opportune moments to look for the lessons in each experience we encounter.  This week’s post is an mp3 audio recording that I want to share with you on how look for the lessons in the varied experiences you had this year as well as as how to make this a habit for the new year…

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Don’t forget to let me know your thoughts on the lessons you may have missed because you didn’t initially look for them.

Here’s to you living in and on purpose

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In ALL things give THANKS…

Happy November!!

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It’s that time of year when we are getting ready for the holidays, switching out our warm weather clothing for our cold & freezing (for some us) weather clothing.  We have fully transitioned from summer to fall and we are now getting ready for a time of giving thanks this month.  Although it should be celebrated on a daily basis, we tend to focus more on giving thanks and being appreciative during the month of November due to Thanksgiving.  Last Year I did something called 30 Days of Thanks where each day I posted something for us to be thankful for with a journal assignment and prayer at that end.

A few days ago, there happened to be someone who found my blog post on the 30 Days of Thanks and subscribed to receive my 30 Days of Thanks that I created last year.  How awesome is that!  Well in light of that, I decided to dedicate this month’s weekly posts to excerpts from the the 30 Days of Thanks.

I hope you enjoy them and while doing so remember: In ALL things give thanks, for this is the WILL of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

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Today’s post is from Day 5:

30 Days of Thanks…

Day Five:

Today’s day of thanks is focused on our Basic Necessities: FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER.We are five days into the 30 Days of Thanks and today we want to take this day to focus on food, clothing and shelter.  Oftentimes, we tend to focus only on what we don’t have but most times we are referring to not having enough to meet our ‘wants‘ not our ‘needs.‘  In preparing for today’s post and in light of Hurricane Sandy, I started thinking about the hundreds of thousands of people who lost EVERYTHING!  For them, their homes and everything in it was destroyed.  After Hurricane Sandy, the basics of food, clothing, and shelter, something we take for granted on a daily basis, vanished in a moment.
  • Can you imagine leaving your home to escape a storm and coming back to realize your home and everything in it is no longer there?
  • Can you imagine working one day, lose your job another day, lose your home the following month leaving you the only option but to move into a shelter just to have somewhere to lay your head?
  • Can you imagine making enough money to just barely pay the bills but not have enough for food? or vice versa?
  • Can you imagine going to the food pantry for food just to feed yourself and your family when there used to be a time you ate out every other weekend?
This is the reality of many people.  You see, the face of homelessness is no longer what we think.  It is YOU, it is I, it is who we least expect; people who work hard, love God and want the best for themselves and their families.  They may even have their own businesses, they may have gotten laid off or maybe there just isn’t enough money to cover the month.  Either way, as you will see below, the face of homeless has changed and if we aren’t careful, it could be any one of us.  (If you want you can say THANK YOU lord for food, clothing, and shelter RIGHT NOW, be my guest).Before we move into being thankful for our wants in another post (which for some people food, clothing, and shelter are wants), which goes beyond the basics, we want to focus on our needs.  So as you focus on giving thanks for having somewhere to lay your head, eating a nice hot meal, and having clean clothes to put on your body, think about these statistics (http://www.grabstats.com/statcategorymain.aspx?StatCatID=7):
  • National Homeless Estimates: 700,000 per night; 2 million/year. (On any given night in America / US, anywhere from 700,000 to 2 million people are homeless)
  • The homeless population is made up of: Single men 44 percent of the homeless,single women 13 percentfamilies with children 36 percent, andunaccompanied minors seven percent (7%).
  • The homeless population is about 50 percent African-American35 percent white12 percent Hispanic2 percent Native American and 1 percent Asian.
  • 28% of adults said they sometimes or often do not get enough to eat, compared with 12% of poor American adults.
  • 44 percent did paid work during the past month.
  • 66 percent of the homeless have problems with alcohol, drug abuse, or mental illness.
  • 30 percent have been homeless for more than two years.
  • 3.5 million people (1.35 million of which are children) will experience homelessness in a given year ** THIS Is HUGE!!!
  • Families with children comprise 33% of the homeless population.
  • 25%of the homeless nationwide are employed — WORKING BUT HOMELESS
  • 31 million Americans now live in hunger or on the edge of hunger.
  • Families are the largest and fastest growing segment of the homeless population.
After reading these stats, my heart was very heavy because I remember a time where that could have been me.  When I got laid off from my job back in 2009, I wasn’t sure where I’d be or if I’d be able to find a job immediately.  When a two-income home now becomes a one-income home, you wonder how you are going to make it through.  BUT GOD!  He helped us make it through.  Every bill was paid, and we were able to live comfortably, but tight, on my husband’s income and speaking engagements I was getting at the time.  I was attending graduate school to get my second masters, that I had imagined my prior employer would pay for. But when I got laid off, that was another bill I had to think about paying.  Again, BUT GOD.  I completed my second masters in Mental Health Counseling in May 2011 while pregnant with my first child.  In the midst of all of that, I began to appreciate the little things: having the lights and gas on.  $1 Movie nights from Redbox, just being able to spend quality time with my husband even though we may not have had enough money for a date outside the home.  I started thanking God for the basics and I also started getting creative on how we could still have a great time on a budget.There were a couple passages in the Bible that the Lord took me to as I was meditating on what to write for today’s post.  The first is in Deuteronomy 8:2-4.  At this point, the children of Israel had been reminded of how God provided manna for them while in the wilderness and how during those 40 years of wandering (that’s another post), the clothes they wore NEVER wore out nor did their feet swell.  The passage states that God led them in the wilderness to humble them and test them in order to know what was in their heart.Let me stop here for a minute.There may be someone who has been in a dry place for an extended time and you aren’t sure why.  You feel like it has been forever and you keep wondering when you are going to transition to a place of abundance.  Well I am here to tell you to start giving thanks NOW for where you are.  Start giving thanks for how far you have already come.  Lastly, start giving him thanks for providing for you while in this dry season. As the advertisement says on TV, THIS IS ONLY A TEST.  Yes you are being tested.  Although your ‘milk and honey’ are already prepared for you, there is a season of the basics (hopefully not for 40 years) that you have to go through in order for God to see if He can trust you to keep his commands and obey him NO MATTER WHAT.

  • Can you be thankful for your beans and franks when you hear people talking about filet Mignon?
  • Can you be thankful and trust God for your WIC and food stamps while others eat out every weekend or better yet every day?  
  • Can you be thankful for your current wardrobe, knowing that someone is wishing they had what you currently have?  
  • Can you be thankful for being faithful over few so that God can one day place you over many?  
  • Can you be trusted to bless God in the small places?  
  • Can you be trusted to know that man does not live by bread, steak, salmon, steak hoagies, or any other food alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God?
“2 Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands. 3 He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your ancestors had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord. 4 Your clothes did not wear out and your feet did not swell during these forty years.” (Deuteronomy 8:2-4)
The other passage that the Lord took me to was Philippians 4:11-13 where Paul states that he had learned to be content in whatever circumstances he encountered.Can you say the same?  I mean can you REALLY?For those of you that God has REALLY blessed.  I mean spiritually and financially.  Can you be trusted to give thanks in everything if it is all taken away?  

THINK ABOUT IT….  Have you learned to be content in every area of your life?  Have you learned to be grateful and appreciative even when you are piping mad that God has decided to use you as the poster child for his Kingdom purpose?

I will tell you I’ve been there and yes I have been mad about it.  But with time I get over myself because knowing God like I know him, when certain things happen, I know HE is always up to something, even if I don’t like it.  So once I feel my flesh/ego rise up, I begin to say, ‘Lord I don’t know what you are doing, and I most certainly don’t like it, but as long you get the glory, I will go along for the ride.”  You see sometimes giving thanks isn’t always about doing it when you WANT to do it.  Sometimes it’s about doing it when you NEED to do it because it’s what NEEDS to be done in order for GOD’s purpose to be fulfilled in your life.

“11for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. 12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” (Philippians 4:11-13)
Journal Assignment: 
So with that said, take some time to think, ponder and meditate on those passages of scripture.  Remember that in order to build your faith, you must know the word.  But not only do you need to know it, you need to know how to put it to use at the appropriate time.  Once you have meditated on those passages, write about how things would be different for you if you didn’t have food, clothing or shelter.  If you have already been there, go back to that place and really think about what was going at that time, how were you feeling, did you know God was strategically positioning you for something at a later date.  Think about how you would feel if you came home and your house was destroyed or better yet, not there?  Think about how you may overindulge on food, clothing and maybe even shelter.  You buy more than you use.  You aren’t being a good steward of what you have been blessed with. Now keep in mind we are only focusing on the basics.  Are you buying food and wasting it by not eating it before it spoils.  Are you not taking care of your home?  Are you getting slack in your home maintenance?  Are you hoarding clothes just for the sake of it.  Get rid of EVERYTHING that you are no longer using or have too much of and give it to someone who could actually put it to use.  If you are in a position to be a blessing, then DO IT.
Prayer: 
Lord on this 5th day of thanks we just want to say thank you for the basics.  Thank for you supplying and providing us with food to eat, clothes to wear and shelter to keep us safe and warm.  Lord forgive us for taking these great but small things for granted.  We wake up every morning with no thought that at some point they could be gone in the blink of an eye.  We thank you for supplying our need according to your riches in glory.  Thank you for blessing us with more than enough.  Thank you that during our dry season, you ‘kept’ us. You provided and not only did you provide, you allowed our clothes and shoes not to be worn out just like you did for the children of Israel.  We may not have realized it then but we realize now that our setback was a set up for our comeback and for you to show out.  Lord bless the families that were affected by Hurricanes Sandy who no longer even have the basics anymore.  Bless those families and individuals who are homeless, who have no food or who only have the clothes on their bodies.  We speak a supernatural blessing to them TODAY.  Because we know that nothing is too hard for you, we pray not only for ourselves but for them that you would open a door for a job, for transportation, for groceries, for a check in the mail, anything else that they may need and lastly for insight, wisdom and understanding to recognize the blessing, utilize it properly and then immediately GIVE THANKS. We know you can do anything but fail. Now unto you who is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that can ask or think.  Amen.
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Tenacious Tuesday – Motivational Minute 440

It’s Tenacious Tuesday!

Today’s Motivational Minute is… Keep Going!

Keep-Going

Some days things get so overwhelming that we want to quit and just give up.  But you can’t.  God has given you power, love and sound mind.  He has given you his strength for your weakness.  When you are weak, He is strong.  Know that no weapon formed against you shall prosper.  Just because it’s been formed and launched against you doesn’t mean it will take you out.  It may hurt, it may sting, it may even wear you out, but don’t give up and keep going.  You can and you WILL make it.

YOUR TURN… on this Tenacious Tuesday, tell me, how did you keep going when you wanted to give up and throw in the towel?  Do you feel like giving up now?  What would you need in your life to keep giving?

Here’s to you living life IN & ON Purpose…

Detra

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Tenacious Tuesday – Motivational Minute 381

It’s Tenacious Tuesday!

Today’s Motivational Minute is …

Keep going no matter how you feel.  You don’t operate according to your feelings, they operate according to you!  Get them under control and get to work!  You might be tired, you might be frustrated and you might even want to quit, but DON’T.  Just keep moving with one foot right in front of the other and soon you will see that it was all worth it! Everything worth having is worth working hard for.

YOUR TURN… on this Tenacious-Tuesday, are you almost ready to quit?  Tell me how you plan to keep going and persevere past your feelings.

Share your thoughts in the comments section. I would love to hear from you. There may be someone who just might be blessed by what you share!

Here’s to you living life IN & On Purpose…

Detra

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Your Personal Life and Empowerment Coach

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Tenacious Tuesday – Motivational Minute 374

It’s Tenacious Tuesday!

Today’s Motivational Minute is …

Think ON Purpose!  

In order for you to get total control of your life you are going to have to be INTENTIONAL and ON PURPOSE about how you think and what you think about.   If you don’t control your thoughts, they WILL control YOU!  If things aren’t turning out the way you’d like, you may need to check your thoughts and see who’s running the show…. YOU or YOUR THOUGHTS!  It’s time for you to think about what you think about and start THINKING ON PURPOSE!

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YOUR TURN… on this Tenacious Tuesday, tell me, do you think on purpose?  Do you think about what you think about or do you just accept what pops into your head?

Share your thoughts in the comments section. I would love to hear from you. There may be someone who just might be blessed by what you share!

Here’s to you living life IN & On Purpose…

Detra

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Motivational Monday – Motivational Minute 373

It’s Motivational Monday!

Today’s Motivational Minute is …

Look yourself in the mirror and in spite of everyone and everything telling  you that you can’t…. tell yourself “I CAN DO IT!”  It matters not what I or others say to you;  what matters is what you say to yourself and if you believe it!

YOUR TURN… on this Motivational Monday, tell me how it felt to look yourself in the mirror and say I CAN DO IT!  Did it give you the boost of confidence needed to start your week on a positive note?

Share your thoughts in the comments section. I would love to hear from you. There may be someone who just might be blessed by what you share!

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