Up For a Challenge?

KokoI haven’t done any kind of a challenge in a long time. We must be overdue. 🙂 Let Koko sound the alarm. It's time!

In my blogs over the past year and a half, I have written about:

  • Being positive
  • Acceptance of who you are
  • Loving yourself
  • Having compassion for yourself and others
  • Enjoying an attitude of gratitude

What I would challenge you all with is this:

  • Pick one of the above topics
  • Decide when you will start (I recommend now)
  • For the next 21 days, each time you have a thought that is not in line with the topic at hand
    • acknowledge the thought
    • thank yourself
    • thank the Angels for letting you know about the thought
    • and turn it around

Sometimes you really need to pay attention because these thoughts will sneak in. But ask your Angels for help with catching the stinkin' thinkin' and turning it around.

 

Here are some examples to help you out:

 

Be positive. If you find yourself having a negative thought about someone, something, the weather, whatever, stop. Thank you Angels for letting me know I had that thought. Then change your thinking to a positive thought. The sun is shining. I like the way that person expresses themselves.

 

Love yourself. If you find that you’ve eaten ‘the whole thing’, acknowledge the thoughts that may be going through your head. Thank you Angels. Now love yourself. Know that you are a spiritual being having a human experience. I am a wonderful cook.

 

You get the idea. You can always enlist the assistance of a buddy. This would be someone who cares about you and will be gentle but firm. When they catch you, they can give you a gentle nudge. And you could do the same for them.

 

Do not beat yourself up or feel bad that you had a thought that wasn’t positive or didn’t feel or show compassion for another. We are human. Just turn it around once you realize it.

 

And look, when you just move on with the positive thought, that is all part of acceptance of who you are too. So there’s a BONUS for you :). You get the 21 day challenge AND yet another lesson in acceptance.

 

Angel Blessings to you.

 

Sue

Empowerment 4 You

 

PS Some related blogs you may enjoy: 21 Day Challenge, Update to 21 Day Challenge, Affirmation Buddy

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8 Responses to Up For a Challenge?
  1. Louise Myers
    February 25, 2013 | 9:07 am

    This is a great idea, Sue! I know what I’m choosing – not on your list, but needed. Have a great day xo

    • Susanne Broome
      February 25, 2013 | 9:12 am

      Good for you Louise. Take the challenge and the initiative. I love it!! 🙂

  2. Bonnie Gean
    February 25, 2013 | 9:19 am

    Challenges are always good. I’m going to do a challenge, but it will have to do with my online business. Thanks for the idea!

    • Susanne Broome
      February 25, 2013 | 9:55 am

      Good luck on your challenge Miss Bonnie!! 🙂

  3. Michelle Nichols
    February 25, 2013 | 12:58 pm

    Great initiative, I have picked one!

    • Susanne Broome
      March 7, 2013 | 5:47 pm

      If you’d care to share how it’s going, we’d love to hear about it 🙂

  4. Amy
    February 25, 2013 | 1:42 pm

    Lots of good ideas, and good luck on your personal challenge!!

    • Susanne Broome
      March 7, 2013 | 5:47 pm

      Thank you Amy. And good luck on your challenge if you choose to take me up on it 🙂

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