Thursday, December 30, 2010

Wish for the New Year - Commit to You!

Blessed day all ~
Hoping this day finds you positively reminiscing about 2010 and strategically planning goals for 2011, finding fun ways to commit to YOU in 2011.

Lets face it, every year we approach the new year with a little dread and excitement. For some of us, that dread may be found in the lack of planning for the coming year. If this is you, take charge! Don't allow yourself to be a passive participant in your life any longer. It is easy to just sit back and ride the "current" of life, rather than built a boat and be your own captain. You are the only person getting in the way of your goals. You can be the captain of your own boat. It is time to stop allowing yourself to be passive in your goal setting.

There is so much change occurring in this world that is beyond our control. So, what do you have control or influence over?

1. Your health (regular wellness checkups at Dr., adherence to medication, regular physical fitness - reduces depression, anxiety, risk of diabetes/heart disease/cancer/obesity)
2. Your nutrition (reduce or eliminate fast food, increase consumption of fresh vegetables & fruit, watch portion sizes, take vitamins)
3. Your personal relationships (spouse, family, friends)
4. Your professional relationships (boss, co-workers)
5. Your personal development (education, self-improvement - online programs, self-help books & DVD's, find a mentor to help you!)
6. Your financial situation (how/where you spend money, how/where you save money, employment [most instances])
7. Your happiness (identify what makes you unhappy and take steps to change it - new job, get out of a relationship, take a vacation)

Empower yourself to be a better you in 2011. There is always room for improvement. Pick your top 3 and make it happen. Include your spouse/family/friends in your goal setting as they can serve as your accountability partners.

"I attract to my life whatever I give my attention, energy and focus, positive or negative."
-Law of Attraction

So, grab your tools and lets get to building! I have faith in you!
Blessings and Namaste,
Dawn Lang, MA
Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach
Perception Access, Inc.

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Monday, December 20, 2010


Hoping this day finds you excited for the holidays, eager to relax, and accepting of where you are in your life right now.

Acceptance -
At the end of each year we usually look back and reflect on 1) what we have accomplished, 2) what we haven't accomplished yet, and 3) what we feel we cannot accomplish/change. Many emotions surround each of these scenarios, yet it is easy to focus on the negative instead of the positive - what hasn't been accomplished or what we cannot change.

I encourage you to focus on the positive and accept who you are at this very moment, as everything that has happened in your life thus far has brought you to this point today. Your experiences mold you and shape you into the person/parent/leader/spirit you have become. Your experiences shape your thoughts, attitudes and behaviors (both good and bad) - yet, you have ownership in the words you speak and the actions you take. Choose to make those words and actions positive, thoughtful, influential and honorable.

"I attract to my life whatever I give my attention, energy and focus, whether positive or negative."
~ The Law of Attraction

Plan for the future - absolutely! Yet, be flexible enough for the unknown as change is always constant. Find something positive in all that you do, and in every human encounter. God always finds creative ways for us to learn from one another, and accept one another - including acceptance of ourselves.

Blessings and Namaste,

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Positive Thoughts for 2011 and Beyond

Blessed day all ~

Hoping this day finds.....
-your wallet full of pictures of loved ones (as people are more precious than money)
-your body in good health and skilled to take on the days tasks (for without your health you have nothing)
-your heart full compassion for those who have less than you (no matter how little you think you have, no doubt there are others less fortunate)
-your spirit warmed by loving family and friends (as clothes are simple commodities that can easily be replaced)

As we wrap up 2010 it is appropriate to reflex on the past year with sorrow, excitement, thankfulness, graciousness and more. We lost friends, jobs and family along the way - yet we gained renewed spirit and resilience for life and its many circles. Where one door closes another one opens. There is a purpose behind hardship and sorrow, whether it be a call to action for the greater good or simply to help us see opportunity where we didn't previously. Our growth and development through this process may vary, however, know that you will come out stronger in the end - as long as you don't give up! Maintain a positive attitude, or seek out others who can help guide you in a positive direction. It is ok to ask for help.

So, with renewed spirit, what are your hopes and dreams for 2011 and beyond? Write them down. Take action steps to get there, one way or another. You can always modify along the way. Don't allow the work "can't" to be part of your vocabulary. Switch to "I can" and "I will" and guess what? Things will begin to change for the better.

I have faith in you!

Blessings and Namaste,