Gale Minchew, PhD

Author, Psychologist, Lightworker, Wife, Mom, Friend...but not necessarily in that order!

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Your compassionate self...

Have you ever experienced the cycle of knowing you need to finish a project but distractions abound and you chastise yourself for not completing the task then dread the project altogether? This happened to me recently with so much activity and so many projects taking place over the summer that I wondered whether I would ever finish this newsletter before the end of July! Like so many others, I went through the cycle:

Knowing what needs to be done.

Getting distracted by external stimuli.

Self-condemnation for not completing the task.

Despair about whether the task will ever be completed.

What a chaotic cycle wrought with full-on negativity. Ha! With all the negativity already so prevalent in the world today, is it really necessary to create more? Certainly not, but the trick is finding a positive way to end the cycle... (continue reading here - )

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