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FOLLOW How Self-Reflection Gives You a Happier and More Successful Life
Five years ago, my husband Jake was training for a triathlon. He had just purchased a new road bike and woke up one sunny Saturday morning to take it out for its first spin. As we were lying in bed, he looked at me and said, "I don't have a good feeling about this; I hope something doesn't happen."
What Self-Reflection Is Is the process of thinking back on previous events and interpreting them through your experience.
It’s about taking a step back and reflecting on your life, behavior and beliefs....
The Importance of Self-Reflection It improve self-awareness. It allows you to understand and see things from a different point of view. It allows you to respond, not react. It facilitates a deeper level of learning. It improves confidence. It makes you challenge your assumptions. The Process of Self-Reflection STOP: Take a step back from life or a particular situation. LOOK: Identify and get perspective on what you notice and see. LISTEN: Listen to your inner guide, the innate wisdom that bubbles up when you give it time and space to emerge. ACT: Identify the steps you need to take moving forward to adjust, change or improve. FOLLOW Kakeibo
Kakeibo translates as "household financial ledger" and is a simple approach to managing your finances.
For the past 116 years, kakeibo has been effective in helping people make smarter fin... Your relationship with money
The idea behind kakeibo is to help you understand the relationship with money by keeping a ledger with all incoming and outgoing transactions.
The difference from other budgeting systems is that
kakeibo emphasizes the importance of physically writing things down as a way to observe your spending habits. Reduce impulse buying
Before purchasing non-essential items ask yourself:
Can I live without this item? Based on my financial situation, can I afford it? Will I actually use it? Do I have space for it? How did I come across it in the first place? (Did I come across it after wandering into a gift shop out of boredom?) What is my emotional state in general today? (Calm? Stressed?) How do I feel about buying it? (Happy? Excited? Indifferent?) How long will this feeling last? FOLLOW Why Parents Need a Little Self-Compassion
"I don't have any time for self-care. I know I need it, but I feel like I'm a bad mother if I take time for myself," said Michelle, a participant in my Self-Compassion for Parents workshop. "I simply don't have time to practice!"
Self-compassion Self-compassion is treating yourself with the same kindness and consideration that you would offer to someone else.
Self-compassion helps you cope with tough situations and helps you t...
Why parents need self-compassion
Parents' frame of mind impacts their children. Parents should not blame themselves when their children struggle.
Since parents lead by example, treating themselves with compassion and without judgment can help their children to do the same.
Make time for mindfulness
Many parents stop meditating once they have children. But new research suggests that even brief interventions can be helpful.
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