52 Weeks of Conscious Contact: Meditations for Connecting by Melody Beattie

By Melody Beattie

What will get within the method of serenity? for many humans, the answer's LIFE--those daily distractions, duties, and frustrations that reason chaos and muddle. In her new week-by-week guidebook, best-selling self-help writer Melody Bettie brings new desire to members longing to steer a extra serene existence.

Organized as weekly collections of news, meditations, and recommendations, fifty two WEEKS OF awake touch addresses key self-care concerns, together with the way to nurture internal peace, whilst to arrive out to others, the right way to hold via on stable intentions, the place to find time for enjoyable, and the way to domesticate a deeper prayer lifestyles. Beattie's considerate prose and functional suggestion offer new possibilities for mirrored image, confirmation, and alter.

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Instead of picking a fight in a relationship, try setting a goal to grow closer to the person you love. Bored at work? Maybe you need to put more of yourself into your job, or learn something new, or change what you’re doing. Most of us need something to push against. It’s harder when life’s events come out of the blue and push us. It’s one thing to be pushed against. It’s another to be pushed so hard we fall down and stay there. Maybe you could start getting up, just a little? If your problems have knocked you down, turn problems into challenges.

You’re persistent,” the clergy person at treatment said. I hung onto that asset for years. I thought it was my only good quality. It’s an interesting phenomenon—how quick and easy 21 MELODY BEATTIE it is to see qualities we like in other people. Taking our own is hard work. The year was 1982. My husband at the time wanted to go to Las Vegas. I wanted him to stay home, but I didn’t know how to express how I felt. About the third night he was gone, I felt that anxiety in my gut. I knew he was out of control, drinking again.

Anger, frustration, and fear can be great motivators. Instead of being overwhelmed, maybe you can try to take an active interest in what you’re about to do. If you are bored, you can create healthy challenges instead of self-sabotaging ones. Set new goals and dreams 19 MELODY BEATTIE in relationships, at work, and in your spiritual life. Instead of picking a fight in a relationship, try setting a goal to grow closer to the person you love. Bored at work? Maybe you need to put more of yourself into your job, or learn something new, or change what you’re doing.

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