Self Love part 3

Exercise regularly This one goes hand in hand with the above follow a healthy diet recommendation. Exercise doesn’t have to be a long gym workout or 60-minute exercise class. In fact, even just 20-30 minutes of exercise a day can be beneficial. It’ll help your mood which in turn will help you feel better about… Continue reading Self Love part 3

Self Love continued

Mediate on His word The best way (and easiest) to accept God’s love is to immerse yourself in His word. Pick a topic on what you’re struggling with, in this case self-love, and seek out the answers He gives through His word. A quick Google search using a tool like biblegateway.com will let you search… Continue reading Self Love continued

Goal Setting

  Set Attainable Goals – If you set your sights too high, you are more likely to fail. It’s ok to have one big goal but break it into smaller attainable goals to work towards. Completing these smaller goals will keep you motivated no matter how long it takes you to reach the final big… Continue reading Goal Setting

Time Management

Time to Get Organized – Set up a filing system, get a calendar and keep it updated, throw out your unnecessary junk. Once the initial work is done, all you have to do is maintain the organized systems. Don’t want to do it yourself? Pay one of your teens to do it for you. Time… Continue reading Time Management

Reflect on How Far You Have Come

Reflect On How Far You’ve Come It’s time to reflect on what you have learned over the past month.  I hope you’ve enjoyed our little exploration of positive and creative thinking. More importantly, I hope you’ve taken the advice, tips, ideas, and strategies I’ve shared with you to heart and put them to good use.… Continue reading Reflect on How Far You Have Come

Suspend Limits

Kick Start Creative Thinking By Suspending Limits   Let’s talk about suspending limits and how we can use it to kick start creative thinking. It’s a great way to start a brainstorming session, or use it on its own whenever you’re having a hard time coming up with creative solutions. Here’s the big problem with… Continue reading Suspend Limits

Say Yes

Challenge Yourself To Say Yes More In yesterday’s post, we talked about taking risks and how that relates to creative thinking. Toward the end of the post, I encouraged you to take a few more risks. One way to do this is to say “yes” more often. “Yes” is a powerful word that can have… Continue reading Say Yes

Risk Taking

Taking Risks Sparks Creativity I have an interesting concept to share with you. It’s the idea that risk taking and creativity and creative thinking, in particular, are connected. The basic idea behind creative thinking is to go beyond the obvious, beyond the norm. That takes courage. That takes putting yourself out there with an unproven… Continue reading Risk Taking

Finding Inspiration

Surround Yourself With Inspiration   Our brains are complex and complicated devices. There’s still a lot to learn about how they work and what influences them. One thing we do know is that outside cues can and will influence how we think and feel. That’s why it can be helpful to surround yourself with inspiration.… Continue reading Finding Inspiration

Have Fun

Having Fun Helps Cultivate Positive & Creative Thinking   A few days ago, we talked about the culture at Google and how it promotes creative thinking. One of the things you hear again and again is how much fun it is to work there. As it turns out, having fun is an important part of… Continue reading Have Fun