Start With the Internal to Fix the External

 

If you didn’t read last week’s post, I highly suggest you go and take a look. 

Last week, I discussed how to start cleaning up your thinking; to start being aware of what is going on in your mind. 

Here is a snippet from the post:

The thoughts in your brain will create the reality of your life.  Life is made of internal and external.  The external is the direct reflection of the internal.  I suggest you start there.

As someone thinks within himself, so he is. Proverbs 23:7


 

So, I wanted to expand on how the internal is reflected on the external.  And, since I coach a lot on weight issues, I’ll use that as an example today.

First, if you’ve never heard of Dr. Caroline Leaf, I highly recommend her work.  She is a cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology specializing in Neuropsychology. Basically, she is one smart cookie. What is fascinating is that her work is confirming scripture. ...

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Clean Up the Mess: How to Create Calm in Your Head

 

I have a secret…

I hate having “stuff” but I hate starting the process of getting rid of it also.

It annoys me that I have a little bit of a hoarding problem.

I remember growing up and packing every little space of mine with treasures.  They would include bits of paper, rocks, old wrappers, various coins, broken jewelry and other trinkets.

Whenever my mom would tell me to clean my room, I’d barely get rid of anything.  Instead, I’d try to make it look better by stacking and “organizing” all the stuff. 

I remember thinking… “I might want to use it/love it/look at it/play with it later.  What if I regret throwing it away?”

Now, as an adult, I lean more towards the minimalistic side of things rather than hoarding side. But, recently, the tendency started to show.

See, I make A LOT of notes to myself. They are my thoughts that come to me in the moment that I want to think about more later or write...

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