Embrace Your Brilliance

November 27, 2012

We Choose to Be Homeless at 60

Phoenix Life Coaching, NLP Life Coach - Homeless Woman
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Embrace Your Brilliance Life Coaching Phoenix - Homeless WomanThis morning as I was driving to the office, I watched an elderly woman shrouded in a dark brown-black skirt, a dirty black-brown hoodie, with her bare feet encased in skimpy sandals navigating the crosswalk in front of me.  Her demeanor was downcast, she was hunched over and her eyes were focused looking down at the pavement. Drudging slowing across the crosswalk, I wondered if she would make it to the other side before the light changed.

I found myself asking the question:  What kind of choices do we make to be homeless and dirty at 60 pushing a shopping cart?  I tried to imagine why she found herself in this pathetic situation.  Obviously, she was sleeping somewhere dirty, there were large spots of brown dirt on her hoodie.  How did she get there? I heard a statistic once that many of the homeless people became homeless because they had been “put out” of mental institutions and clinics who could no longer afford to care for them.  I wondered, was she mentally challenged, or had she just made unfortunate choices.

Our lives are completely based upon what we believe and what kind of choices we make.  If we believe the “crap” we learn when we are young (i.e., “you’re not good enough,” “you can’t do anything right,” “you’re bad,”  “you’re wrong,” or “you’re stupid”) we can be debilitated for life.

Once we reach adulthood (18-24ish) it is our responsibility to make conscious choices:

  • To Get real with ourselves.  To look ourselves squarely in the eye and own who we currently are, where we are currently at.  Nothing is wrong here.  No judgment here… just an acknowledgement of the current status of ourself
  • To stop blaming others for our emotional, physical, mental, intellectual and financial condition
  • To take responsibility for ourselves, our career, and our life
  • To learn how to emotionally grow up, to have adult boundaries, to problem solve, to communicate our desire at an adult level and to stop acting like a “reactive” toddler
  • To create the life we want to have through conscious choice, goal-setting and planning
  • To surround ourselves with a support community … people who will build us up… tell us the truth … challenge us to rise above… people who model excellence, stability, peace and success
  • To avoid bad influences and “friends” who will “pull you down” or “keep you down”… to “run” when we see them coming.  To stay away from CRAZY and CHAOS.
  • To “be” or “become” the person we wish to be, and keep working on it until we arrive at that place/space
  • To get a dream big enough to make us cry.  If your “why” doesn’t make you cry, it is not big enough.
  • To learn from mistakes and make better choices. To quit beating yourself up feeling worthless and just realize you can make better decisions. To realize that life is one big learning process, and there is nothing wrong.  We are continually getting “feedback” about what works or doesn’t work.  Feedback is NOT FAILURE … it is just feedback.  Feeback is simply new information to add into our formula for next time.
  • To stop acting like the victim and instead “be” or “become” empowered
  • To find people, resources, books, seminars, professionals to help us answer questions and shift our thought processes
  • To quit WHINING and looking for “sympathy” or a “rescuer” and move into action on our behalf
  • To take full responsibility for all the results of our decisions (good results and not so good results)
  • To figure out how to change what we don’t like about ourselves, our attitudes and our life

I wonder, if this poor woman had just smacked herself on the side of her head when she was 24, not listened to the senseless rhetoric stored in her brain recycling itself to her detriment, where would she be now?  What kind of car would she be driving?  What kind of house would she be living in?  Would she be married and have children in college or busy raising their own children? She surely wouldn’t be drudging across the street in a dirty hoodie.

HOW ARE YOUR CHOICES WORKING FOR YOU?  ARE YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO BE RIGHT NOW?  IF NOT, WHAT ARE YOU WILLING TO DO ABOUT IT?

We are all one decision, one choice away from ruin.  We are all one step away from being homeless.  Some would say, “But for the grace of God there I’d be.”  Our decisions are the structure, the foundation that creates our life.  

Each and every single one of us has the choice to BE who we want to be.  Unfortunately, many of us are not willing to do the work.  And, yes, it is “work” to undo all the “doing” of the early years (especially when it wasn’t “done” well).  It becomes a lot of thankless work with seemingly small or little result.   Patterns are hard to break.  Patterns of thinking and behavior are ingrained very deeply into our core. Without a PATTERN INTERRUPT that is big enough, no shift is likely to occur.

Some of the quickest ways I know to cut through the crap and reprogram yourself are Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Hypnosis.  Why would you need these kinds of techniques and intervention?  Frankly, these techniques help you to reprogram at the unconscious/subconscious level where all the early programming is stored.  What will take you 5 years in traditional counseling may take 5 minutes or 5 hours instead when one of these techniques are utilized.

Anyone competently trained in these techniques, combined with an intuitive gift for coaching can help you slice through years of negative, unproductive behavior in a short time.

You, as always, are in the driver’s seat of your life and you get to choose which road you drive.

Your mission, should you want it, and decide to accept it … is to become an empowered person living with limitless choices and endless possibility.

Call today 480-343-8700 to schedule your EFT, NLP or Hypnosis session.  Have the life you want.  Be the person you think you are (for real).

June 9, 2012

#EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique & Hot Yoga in the Park

Andrea Zavislak-Musungwa, Internationally Trained Life Enthusiast & Dream Enhancer
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July Special Events:Andrea Zavislak-Musungwa, Internationally Trained Life Enthusiast & Dream Enhancer

EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique & Hot Yoga in the Park with Internationally Trained Coach, Andrea Zavislak-Musungwa

I have a special friend who just returned from Thailand and India where she obtained even more training and will be visiting in July. She will be offering amazing trainings and classes. Mark your calendar now!

Andrea Zavislak-Musungwa, Internationally Trained Life Enthusiast & Dream Enhancer specializes in the Emotional Freedom Technique, Life Coaching, Hypnosis, Reiki, Thai-Yoga Bodywork, and Yoga.

July 11 – Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) – Releasing your emotions through tapping (active acupuncture) – 6:00 p.m.

During this EFT Session you will bring 3 or 4 items that you would like to work on – write them down or store them in your Ajna Chakra and during the session we will do a tapping process to release the emotions stored with these items. We will be practicing shared-benefits! Come prepared to feel an emotional release!!!! BTW – drink lots of water before the session to help move the energy. Suggested Love Donation of $10. RSVP here: http://ow.ly/bsqP6 
July 18 – Hypnosis – Building Confidence – 6:00 p.m. Build Your Confidence through hypnosis.

Your sub-conscious mind knows best…let it release your limitations, negative thoughts, road blocks, and limiting beliefs. Allow your sub-conscious mind to let you be the best you! Find your AWESOMENESS with more confidence! Suggested Love Donation of $10. Have Questions: Email andreazavislak@yahoo.com or call 404-429-0751. RSVP: http://ow.ly/bspI4

July 23 – You Yoga, Me Yoga offers: HOT Yoga in the Park! Dreaming Summit Park
Get your yoga on…this class will be a Level One/Two Class for everyone. This is a FREE or love donation class that will take place in the Dreaming Summit Park in Litchfield Park. The park is located in Dreaming Summit off of 134th/Rose Lane/Peck Drive. RSVP: http://ow.ly/bspUE

July 24 – You Yoga, Me Yoga offers: HOT Yoga in the Park! Dreaming Summit Park
Get your yoga on…this class will be a Level One/Two Class for everyone. This is a FREE or love donation class that will take place in the Dreaming Summit Park in Litchfield Park. The park is located in Dreaming Summit off of 134th/Rose Lane/Peck Drive. RSVP: http://ow.ly/bsoGf

Be well,
Living a powerful intentional life with limitless choices,
Rhonda Robbins

 

CONTACT US | Embrace Your Brilliance and Change Your Life

Rhonda Robbins, speaker, teacher, certified life coach and NLP practitioner has been providing transformational life changing services and personality training to hundreds of individuals, businesses and groups for over ten years.  Rhonda owns and operates, Embrace Your Brilliance, and is available for one-on-one coaching sessions in person, on the phone, via Skype, Google Talk, Google+ Hangout or Yahoo Video Call. You can call me directly at 480-343-8700 or email me at yes@embraceyourbrilliance.co to set up a time for a session, or to ask a question.

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May 15, 2012

HOT #Yoga in the Park & Thai Yoga #Bodywork – This July!!!

Yoga in the Park with Andrea Zavislak

Hot #Yoga in the Park, and Thai Yoga Bodywork coming to Phoenix in July

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Yoga in the Park with Andrea ZavislakAndrea Zavislak-Musungwa
Life Enthusiast & Dream Enhancer

Specializing in the Emotional Freedom Technique, Life Coaching, Hypnosis, Reiki, Thai-Yoga Bodywork, and Yoga.

SAVE – THE – DATES!!!

In Phoenix July 2012 offering the following services:

July 23 – HOT Yoga in the Park (Dreaming Summit!) 7:00 p.m.

July 24 – HOT Yoga in the Park (Dreaming Summit!) 7:00 p.m.

Suggested Love Donation of $5.

RSVP at andreazavislak@yahoo.com or 404-429-0751.

Thai Body Work Sessions Available – $40 for one hour.  Must schedule your appointment with Andrea at 404-429-0751

 

CONTACT US | Embrace Your Brilliance and Change Your Life

Rhonda Robbins, Success Strategies Coach, NLP Practitioner, Personality Trainer and Certified Life Coach is always available for one-on-one business or personal coaching sessions in person, on the phone, via Skype, Google Talk, Google Voice or Yahoo Video Call. You can email her at rhonda@embraceyourbrilliance.co or call/text to 480-343-8700.

Copyright © 2012, Rhonda Robbins. All rights reserved.
No part of this publication/blog may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means — electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, or any other — except for brief quotations in printed reviews, without the prior permission of the author.

May 15, 2012

EFT and Hypnosis – July 2012

EFT & Hypnosis with Life Coach Andrea Zavislak
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Andrea Zavislak-Musungwa
Life Enthusiast & Dream Enhancer

Specializing in the Emotional Freedom Technique, Life Coaching, Hypnosis, Reiki, Thai-Yoga Bodywork, and Yoga.

SAVE – THE – DATES!!!

In Phoenix July 2012 offering the following services:

11 July – Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) – Releasing your emotions through tapping (active acupuncture) – 6:00 p.m.

18 July – Hypnosis – Building Confidence – 6:00 p.m.

Both sessions will be held at Rhonda Robbins’ s place. Suggested Love Donation of $10.

RSVP at andreazavislak@yahoo.com or 404-429-0751.

CONTACT US | Embrace Your Brilliance and Change Your Life

Rhonda Robbins, Success Strategies Coach, NLP Practitioner, Personality Trainer and Certified Life Coach is always available for one-on-one business or personal coaching sessions in person, on the phone, via Skype, Google Talk, Google Voice or Yahoo Video Call. You can email her at rhonda@embraceyourbrilliance.co or call/text to 480-343-8700.

Copyright © 2012, Rhonda Robbins. All rights reserved.
No part of this publication/blog may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means — electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, or any other — except for brief quotations in printed reviews, without the prior permission of the author.