How to spring clean toxins from your life!
Just start. One baby step at a time…Just do the ONE toxic habit. When you have conquered that toxic habit then consider taking on another toxic habit. This is why we are doing this one week at a time. A client of mine, Pam, was so cute. She was the inspiration for this post. During a session she was so edgy! The Brat was just ruling her life! After a series of questions from me, she finally fessed up. She had gone on a diet, started exercising AND quit smoking. All in one week. No wonder she was being ruled by the Brat. So we worked out a schedule. Now Pam is smoke-free, lost 10 pounds and is enjoying glowing skin. She took it slow and it made all the difference.
Week One: Clear the toxic clutter in your inbox, Facebook, Twitter, other social media. Old lovers, ex-friends? Delete. Delete anything you follow or follow back that is not empowering. I recently had to tell someone on one of my business pages to STOP posting negative stuff. I told her exactly why and she did. But if she hadn’t? Gonzo. Social media is full of toxic people looking for attention. Honor yourself by not giving them any of your valued time. Replace with POSITIVE fun feeds and energy.
Week Two: Identify ONE toxic habit you would like to stop doing. Assess what makes you go to the “toxic habit.” Then you will know the trigger. Then you can deal with the trigger when it happens. For me? It’s taking care of myself…mind, body and soul. You see when I am passionately doing things everything else falls away! Time flies and I find I haven’t had lunch. Then I’m starving and more likely to eat crap, for example. I deal with this by always having healthy and yummy food around.
Week Three: Change a negative toxic feeling into a positive one. This is freakin’ hard. Miss Drama Queen in your head is always messing with you: Drama Queens Love… Something happens and whammo! She starts looking at all the worst case scenarios instead of the bottom line. Solving the problem. Seeing opportunity in adversity. (Yes, it’s there) This requires re-programming that cute little brain of yours with positive thoughts. I know…some of you are rolling your eyes. Don’t blame you. That’s your Brat talking: Who Controls You Your Bitch or Your Brat? This action is required practice to slay the negative feeling toxins from your body. One way to do this is to fall asleep to a positive affirmation video on You Tube.
That’s enough for one lesson. When you’re done with these? Visit the Drama Queen section on this site for more articles so you can remove all the nasty toxins from your life…like the Faux Girlfriend! Love, Goddess
- Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom (Revised Edition): Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
- I Can Do It® 2016 Calendar: 366 Daily Affirmations
- Bitch Lifestyle The Manual
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