Archive for the Stickie notes to inspire & motivate Category


How far we’ve come… a moment of gratitude

Sometimes I feel like my life is stuck…. stuck in narcissistic purgatory. 

However, there have been some really awesome things that have happened, and I think it’s good to take stock in them. … Keep going...

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Affirmations – to give you strength

A good friend of mine gave me a gift: 6 months of premium “Spotify”.  I’m in heaven.  Spotify is an app which streams music… any music you can imagine, it’s there to be played at the touch of a button. … Keep going...

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Deepak Chopra’s 21 Day Meditation Challenges

I have been doing Deepak’s meditation challenges, and really enjoying them.  They are easy – he starts with an introduction each day on what he wants you to consider. … Keep going...

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A Five Year Old’s Perspective on the Presidential Campaign

  Last evening, my five year old son was chanting “Mitt Romney, Mitt Romney!” 

Then he froze.  He asked me, “Mom, who is it that wants to get rid of Elmo?”

I answered “Mitt Romney”

Then he asked “Who is it that is going against Mitt Romney?”

I answered “Barack Obama”

Then he chanted again. … Keep going...

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Brené Brown’s Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto

First of all… to Heather: thanks for telling me to read Brene Brown. 🙂  I love her work!

Second… Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work.… Keep going...

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Finding Peace

Today, I’m feeling a bit stressed as my kids are scheduled to be with their dad for this upcoming “holiday” weekend, and he seems to be doing pretty bad financially. … Keep going...

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The Impact of Domestic Abuse

Since I left an abusive relationship myself and began to heal, I wanted to do something to give back… to help in some way others who were also leaving abusive relationships. … Keep going...

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The Presence of Light

I heard a phase the other day, which I love and have been trying to keep  on my mind.

“Darkness cannot exist in the presence of light”

There are some religious perspectives on the phrase, but from the perspective of dealing with a narcissistic personality, I am concentrating on being a “presence of light” so that I may outshine the ability for “darkness” (my narcissistic ex) to exist.… Keep going...

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Daily Affirmations for Healing from Narcissistic Abuse

I like Louise Hay.  She is all about the power of positive thinking, and using affirmations to change our lives.  Regardless of whether it works or it doesn’t in terms of actually changing my life… it makes me FEEL better when I change my thoughts from those of despair, despise and resentment to ‘happy power thoughts’.… Keep going...

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I was always looking outside myself for strength

and confidence but  it comes from within.

It was there all the time.

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More on Fear

“Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.”

– Chinese fortune cooki

“Fear is misdirected energy and must be redirected, or transmuted into Faith.”

– Florence Scovel Shinn, ‘The Game of Life and How to Play It’

For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you

– Isaiah 41:13

The Lord is my light and my salvation–whom shall I fear?

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What’s your mantra?

man·tra Listen to audio/ˈmɑ:ntrə, Brit ˈmæntrə/ noun

1 :a sound, word, or phrase that is repeated by someone who is praying or meditating

2 : a word or phrase that is repeated often or that expresses someone’s basic beliefs

3 : In yoga, one’s mantra is usually given by a Guru.… Keep going...

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Why we are lucky

Why are co-parents and children in divorced houses with narcissistic parents LUCKY?

Because we LEFT.  We have time to ourselves to breathe, to regroup, to step back and look at all the tactics that are used against us as exactly that… tactics. … Keep going...

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“You are the light of the world…”

14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl.

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“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. …

I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27… Keep going...

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“For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you,

Do not fear, I will help you.”

– Isaiah 41:13… Keep going...

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“So say with confidence, ‘the Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. …

What can man do to me?” – Hebrews 13:6

 

~Good to remember… what can my ex to do me? Why do I let him get to me?  

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“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.” – Proverbs

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“It is only when you exercise your right to choose that you can also exercise your right to change.”

-Dr. Shad Helmstetter… Keep going...

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