Monthly Archives: February 2014

The “I am…” Page

I’m excited to announce the addition of the “I am” page on Shameless Inspiration. It is very powerful to share our affirmations/mantras with the world and the “I am” page is the place to do it!  “I am” is about … Continue reading

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Change the way you talk to yourself: Affirmations and Mantras

We have a constant chatter in our heads and these words and ideas represent our attitudes and beliefs that affects our moods, actions and relationships. The way we talk to ourselves also has a big impact on our ability to … Continue reading

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One reason you don’t feel like exercising, cooking, meditating, etc.

Why is it so hard to get ourselves to do the things that we genuinely want to do? One reason is that we have a limited amount of will power.1 In other words, we only have so much energy to … Continue reading

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Self-Compassion

“When hard times come, the greatest danger does not necessarily lie in the circumstances we face, but rather in the way we treat ourselves at the time. Nothing is more dangerous than self-hate. Nothing makes it more difficult to heal … Continue reading

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No shame in being blue

We all get down sometimes. Life has many challenges and a grey winter day does not help me transcend them. Lately, I’ve been feeling pretty overwhelmed and these are the hardest times to find self-compassion and inspiration. When I have … Continue reading

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Finding ease admidst life’s complications

I was sitting at my desk doing some worrying when I received the message below in a newsletter from one of my favorite bloggers, Mara Glatzel of Medicinal Marzipan. She writes about “the simplicity of trusting [yourself] to figure it … Continue reading

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Jeremy Abbott: Big fall. Big recovery.

I just dropped everything to write this entry because I am brimming with inspiration. I was watching the Men’s Olympic Figure Skating short program during my lunch and witnessed unbelievably shameless inspiration. The American skater Jeremy Abbott went down hard … Continue reading

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