Contentment radiates from the stillness of a peaceful heart, it cannot be attained by attempting to control your externals.~ Rebecca Menard, PHI Inc. In our previous post, we acknowledged that even though it is a new year, everything unwanted did not just suddenly disappear when the clock struck midnight and 2021 arrived. The pandemic is still with … Continue reading Finding Contentment In Chaos
Not existing before...~ New Happy New Year! Yes, we are already into the second month of the new year, but given the pandemic of 2020, it still feels good (and right) to say it, so Happy New Year! Even though it is a new year, everything unwanted did not just suddenly disappear when the clock … Continue reading It’s 2021, What’s Next For You?
We fear only what we don't understand.~Byron Katie Happy Halloween! Even if you don't celebrate the holiday, it's hard not to admit that seeing all the fanciful decorations, kids and adults frolicking about in elaborate costumes, and no one arguing whether wearing a mask is the right thing to do actually feels uplifting, good, joyful, … Continue reading There’s Nothing Spooky About Emotions!
The process of moving oneself up the Emotional Scale from an existing emotion on a lower level to a better-feeling, more positive emotion on a higher level. ~ Level Up In the previous post, we introduced the concept of Emotional Clarity as, having the knowledge and insight to accurately identify the emotions you are feeling … Continue reading Level Up the Emotional Scale
Having the knowledge and insight to accurately identify the emotions you are feeling in the present moment.~ Emotional Clarity By developing your Emotional Clarity you automatically begin to increase your level of Emotional Intelligence and deepen your practice of Mindfulness. Emotional Clarity is having the knowledge and insight to accurately identify the emotions you are … Continue reading Emotional Clarity
One who practices the art of moment-by-moment, non-judgmental awareness of their emotions (or feelings).~ Emotionally Mindful Individual Do you consider yourself an emotionally mindful individual? On a scale of 1 - 5, how emotionally mindful are you? NeverRarelySometimesMostlyAlways If you rated yourself as a 1, 2, or 3, don't feel bad; more people than you … Continue reading Emotionally Mindful
In the previous two posts we've mentioned and included our 7-Level Emotional Scale. In this post, we're going to focus specifically on this emotional scale for clarification and definition. Overview Let's start with a high-level overview of our 7-Level Emotional Scale. Within our emotional scale there are seven different levels containing a total of fifty-seven … Continue reading 7-Level Emotional Scale
How are you? Fine, how are you? Fine.~ EVERYONE That’s how most of our conversations usually start; but "fine" is not a feeling, it's not an emotion. Fine is simply what we say to quickly get past the expected pleasantries and onto the more important matters of our conversation. Of course, if we're honest, we … Continue reading Fine is not a feeling.
Emotions are the feelings that we experience as a result of our thoughts (or reaction) to real or perceived circumstances. One only has to Google topics like feelings or emotions to see the endless amounts of information available to you! Part of your journey in getting to your Next Big Adventure is going to rely … Continue reading Emotions 101
An unhappy journey does not lead to a happy ending.- Abraham Hicks Welcome to NextBigAdventure.Me, where everything is about forward motion towards YOUR (.Me) NEXT BIG ADVENTURE! NextBigAdventure.Me is about inspiration, motivation, and empowerment. It's about getting from where you are now to where you want to be next -- and having lots of FUN … Continue reading And so it begins…