Give what you want to receive

I’ve been thinking, I’ve been thinking (Beyoncé style) about the statement, ‘give what you want to receive’. When we’re feeling in need of something like love, attention, money and food, we are often not giving them ourselves but withholding them instead. A Course in Miracles says, “Miracles are teaching devices for demonstrating it is asContinue reading “Give what you want to receive”

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes!

It can be scary to change, to turn and face the strange. Even if our old ways are no longer helpful, at least they’re comfortable and familiar. Feeling blah is like an old worn out couch with an Yvette-shaped groove. Yes, it should be out in hard rubbish but I’ve spent so much time here.Continue reading “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes!”

Yvette vs. world: Spring edition

It’s that time again, spring is springing. Jasmine fills the nostrils, blossoms bloom, baby birdies chirp and the sun comes out (in between rain and gale-force winds if you’re in Melbourne). A perfect time to reflect, renew and try some new things on my quest to being the best version of Vettie I can be.Continue reading “Yvette vs. world: Spring edition”

Negative Ninnies

Are you surrounded by negative ninnies? You know the type. Debbie and Dave Downer who always seem to be there reminding you of the black lining, the thunderclouds overhead, the glass half empty, the what-if-it-doesn’ts? We are greatly impacted by those we surround ourselves. Jim Rohn said, “You are the average of the five peopleContinue reading “Negative Ninnies”

Shift your state

How do you get out of a low mood, shift anger, fling off heaviness and come out the other side feeling better? There are no rainbows without rain but try saying that to someone feeling crappy and don’t be surprised if they hurl a chair in your general direction. Feelings are a part of lifeContinue reading “Shift your state”