Month: September 2019

Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, When Everything Feels a Bit Too Much
The Daily Shift

When Everything Feels a Bit Too Much…

When everything feels a bit too much, remember that everything is temporary. Overwhelm, especially in today’s fast-paced world, is an eager friend that will find you filled with anxiety and paralysis. Remember, this is temporary. This, too, will pass. Take time out. Give yourself permission to stop, close your eyes, and breathe. Just one or two

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Passionate About Your Downtime
The Daily Shift

Be Passionate About Your Downtime

Be passionate about your downtime. When you are gifted a space of time that you can use for anything, claim it, own it, employ it, and be passionate about using it for anything that will help you relax and find joy. This downtime is a window of bliss. It is a gateway to complete and utter

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Do What You Can
The Daily Shift

Do What You Can

Do what you can. Take heart. Have courage. There is always something you can do. It need not be huge. A small step in the direction you want to go is sufficient. Do what you can with where you are and what you have. Take that one step. What will your day bring your way? It’s okay

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Honor Yourself
The Daily Shift

Honor Yourself

Honor yourself and treat others with care. We rarely treat others as we would wish to be treated. We might think we do, but we get trapped in justification and rationalization for our actions and words and assume that others will adjust. It’s easy to do, especially with loved ones or friends. Familiarization breeds indifference and

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, Shedding Light, Lead with Love
Shedding Light

Lead with Love

Lead with love. Focus on the light within you. Allow this light to radiate from and through you. Set the Intention Approach everything and everyone in your day with the intention of seeing through the eyes of love. Shifting your perspective will shift the way your day unfolds. When you see through the eyes of

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Engage Your Courage
The Daily Shift

Engage Your Courage

Engage your courage and express yourself fully. If you could express yourself without fear of recrimination or judgment, what would change? You can express yourself in many ways. Is there one way you choose to express yourself unequivocally and confidently? Explore this today and give yourself permission to emerge. What will your day bring your way? You

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Yesterday is but a Memory
The Daily Shift

Yesterday is but a Memory

Yesterday is but a memory, today is here! Focus on today. What is possible? Everything. Anything. What is probable? Everything. Anything. What does this mean to you? What will your day bring your way? Make a decision. Any decision will do. Then, act! This will put the wheels in motion for you to make your possibilities probabilities

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, What Do You Do
The Daily Shift

What Do You Do…

What do you do when things don’t work out for you? For some, experiencing the five stages of grief is common. For some, paralysis analysis ensues due to shock. For some, it is simply another redirection and they pursue a new path with ease. Which of these do you choose? What will your day bring your

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, We Can Never Know Outcomes
The Daily Shift

We Can Never Know Outcomes

We can never know outcomes. We might think we get what we want and it ends there, but the full outcome of everything we attempt to control is never that cut and dried. There is what we perceive to be the outcome and what ends up being the outcome. You have some evidence of this in

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Focus
The Daily Shift

Focus

Focus. Bring your focus to yourself right now. Whatever you’re doing, thinking, or feeling will dictate what the next thing is. What is the next action you will take? What is the next item you will mark off your to-do list? What is the next meal you will prepare or the next adventure you will pursue?

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