Compassion, love, courage, patience, kindness, forgiveness and faith. These are basic tenants found in most philosophies, spiritual practices and religions globally. These are also answers to many of the pains that you may experience. Find out the power of these principles through practice. It seems that there is always an opportunity to express one if not all of these in any given situation. In dealing with hardships, pain or confusion it seems that there are always two roads to take – one of faith and love or one of fear. Having a daily practice of some sort allows for mindfulness… Read more.
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Michael Diettrich-Chastain is a Coach, Licensed Professional Counselor, Consultant and Blogger. Michael combines his unique background of working in mental health, management and training to provide coaching, counseling and consulting services to individuals and organizations. Michael provides leadership coaching and personal coaching for individuals interested in expanding their strengths and effectiveness in work and life.
Michael has presented internationally on a wide variety of topics within the personal development and interpersonal dynamic arena. He is founder of Synergy Consulting and Counseling in Asheville, NC. Michael's organizational workshops focus on building personal awareness so that the human side of business can flourish! He writes weekly on his blog and his writings have been featured on Monster.com, Comidor, Daily Worth, Livestrong, Evercoach and The Washington Post.
For more information, please visit pathtosynergy.com.
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Fear is a very real emotion that can render us powerless. It can make us choose what we believe will keep us safe, even when the opposite is true. It can make us believe that we can't do it, we are wrong, the cost is too high, the path ahead too difficult. But every time you choose fear, you lose sight of your highest aspirations and fall prey to being controlled by your history instead of rising to the future you desire and deserve. In Debbie Ford's course Overcoming Fear, you'll learn 14 key lessons to help you overcome fear by uncovering it, understanding it, and ultimately embracing it by finding its gifts. Plus, each lesson's guided meditation will help you directly access your inner wisdom, resulting in tangible action steps to help you take the steps to living a courageous life.