Not so Merry and Bright?

‘Tis the season for good cheer, peace on earth and blessings. So why do you have moments of overwhelm and even sadness when the rest of the world seems to be merry and bright? It’s simple. The holidays bring up and amplify for us those emotions that may have been lingering just below the surface. On the outside you appear to be well, organized, in control and enjoying the bustle of the holidays; on the inside though, you struggle with feelings of inadequacy, worries about not enough money or time, lack of love or perhaps you are especially missing the presence of a loved one. What’s a girl to do?

How can you get into the holiday spirit and still honor these feelings that are coming up?

First, you must be honest with yourself. Decide if you need some outside help from a professional or a good long talk with a trusted friend. Verbalizing or writing down your feelings will help to express and even release the negative emotions, so that you may create a plan of action and be more at ease. Next, you must focus your thoughts and activities to ones that warm your heart, make you smile and bring a sense of joy to your soul. Giving of yourself for the soul purpose of bringing joy to another instills an attitude of gratitude in your heart. Music is another sure-fire way to set the mood, so choose songs that create the feelings you desire. And make some “me time” to center yourself and provide rest to your mind and body. Being Merry and Bright is a hallmark of the season and it is also the essence of your spirit.

As you consciously choose Merry and Bright over Bah Humbug, you will see blessings and miracles in the smallest of things.

Now, that’s Powerful!

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About the Author:  Sue Urda is an Author, Speaker, Inspirer and Co-Founder of Powerful You! Women’s Network and Powerful You! Publishing, She was named twice on Inc. Magazines list of the 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies and is the author of three books, Powerful Intentions Everyday Gratitude, Women Living Consciously and Empowering Transformations for Women. Sue’s vision is to contribute to a global consciousness of women helping women succeed in business and in life and to open them to truth of who they are.  www.sueurda.com  www.powerfulyou.com

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