8 Warning Signs You Are Giving Away Your Power?

8 Warning Signs You Are Giving Away Your Power?

I doubt you would give up your most prized possessions to a complete stranger or even a friend or family member, but every day you give up your power when you allow someone to decide your future, your worth, or your state of mind. If you have let someone decide what is right for you, or listened while they put you down, or allowed a person or situation decide your mood then you are giving away your power. If you need to look for validation that you are okay then you have lost perspective on how wonderful you really are.   “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” -Alice Walker   So what does it mean to give away your power? Here are a list 7 things that are an indication you are “giving away your power.” A need to prove you are worthy This is when you constantly try and please others, perfecting, pretending to be someone you are not or proving yourself. Examples of this are when you go out of your way to do something for someone just to get their approval because you don’t believe you are worthy of the love, and attention just the way you are. You spend forever getting things right. You say you are fine when you aren’t and then you go about proving just how fine and capable you are again by going overboard on the people pleasing and getting everything perfect. Not accepting or believing in yourself  So if you put other people’s opinions before your own.  It’s okay to ask...

How to Recognize Then Change Negative Thinking in 6 Simple to follow steps.

  How to recognize then change negative thinking is a big ask but it is necessary if you want to live a happy and satisfying life. The thoughts you have impact on your daily life.  They affect your emotions and your behaviours therefore it is important that you know how to control them in order to reduce the negative consequences, and cope with negative thoughts appropriately to ensure that you have a more optimistic outcome in your life. We can be the most positive people in the world but life happens and bad things happen to good positive thinking people, it is just that positive thinkers respond differently to the negative thinkers. “One of the biggest differences between sad people and happy people is: Sad people become “negative evidence collectors” dutifully looking for awful things, people, events, to put into a mental folder labelled “PROOF LIFE IS AWFUL”. Happy people are “positive evidence collectors”, constantly looking for awesome things, people, events, to put into a mental folder labelled “PROOF LIFE IS AWESOME”. –Karen Salmansohn   After being diagnosed with an auto-immune disease I did the usual me thing and went to pieces!  This stage never tends to last because I get bored playing poor me and I can’t do anything from that position so although at the time I struggled with doing basic day to day things like getting dressed, walking the dogs, well walking with any stability and strength at all I found ways around it. I remember getting into a crop top then couldn’t get out of it!  I thought “I will have to get my neighbour,...