The Daily Shift

Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Make Time for Quiet

Make Time for Quiet

Make time for quiet. Quiet, total silence, is nearly impossible to find these days. Have you noticed? While total silence may be elusive for you, becoming quiet yourself is well within your reach. Stop what you’re doing, especially when you are going full tilt at 90 thousand miles per hour. Take a few minutes to quiet

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, In Order to Succeed

In Order to Succeed

In order to succeed, you need to fail. There, I’ve said it. Failure is not an option. It is a necessity. Failure is where we discover, grow, and learn. Failure is vital to success. Be happy to fail. It means you’re learning and growing and success is soon to follow! What will your day bring your

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Upheaval is Part of the Process

Upheaval is Part of the Process

Upheaval is part of the process. It may be part of the process that you dislike but think of it as order in disguise. Because out of upheaval, comes order. Things settle. You may have some difficulty seeing clearly during times of upheaval. But if you pause and give things a little time to settle, you

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Love Your Life

Love Your Life

Love your life in all its glory! It can be a roller coaster. The great thing is that you can live your life on your terms. You can decide the way your day will unfold. You do this by setting conscious intentions for your day. Ask what you want your day to feel like, look like,

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, Ask Yourself

Ask Yourself

Ask yourself if what you’re thinking or feeling belongs to you. Really. All those voices of doubt, fear, and criticism – do they belong to you? All those feelings of inadequacy, panic, and overwhelm – do they belong to you? Just because you’re thinking and/or feeling them doesn’t mean they’re yours. Quite possibly they belong to

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Jean Hamilton-Fford, The Daily Shift, The Greatest Control You Have

The Greatest Control You Have

The greatest control you have is to accept and surrender. Control isn’t about ownership or being right. Control isn’t about rigidly deciding outcomes or perfection. When we think of control in those terms, we set ourselves up for failure, disappointment, grief, and a load of pain. Instead, accept and surrender. When you choose to do this,

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