So truthful. So beautiful.

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Stop shrinking back. Start shining bright.

This is one of my all time favorite quotes. Often, we tend to dim our light so it won’t make those around us feel uncomfortable or we’re fearful of what they may think of us. But today, I encourage you to let your light shine bright. This will take courage and vulnerability, and perhaps daily practice. But when we begin to align ourselves authentically, we’ll inadvertently encourage others to do the same. So let’s stop shrinking back and start shining bright!

©2016 Susie Lee

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50 best practices to practice.

I love every single one of these practices! Over the last few years, I’ve adopted many of these practices bit by bit into my life. And I’ve seen that doing these seemingly small things every day have made a big difference over time – and now, it’s just second nature to me. The best thing about them is that you can start anytime and do them anywhere. These 50 practices will give you a peace of mind, boost your confidence, keep you organized, and grounded in who you are. Here’s to living your best – always, and every day.

©2016 Susie Lee

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Emotions are good indicators.

I came across this today and I absolutely love it. Sometimes, it’s hard to decipher how we’re feeling, let alone why. Our emotions aren’t without reason, they’re trying to tell us something – that we need to either let go, make a change, heal, face our fears, or do something.

Let’s use bitterness as an example, how many times have we blamed other people for how they’ve hurt us? Instead of taking the time to look within, we’re quick to punish, take revenge, give the silent treatment, or make them feel guilty. This may cause temporary relief but it’ll never bring true healing. Our bitterness never justifies rude behaviour towards those who have hurt us. And the sooner we acknowledge that we’re responsible for our feelings (despite what has been done to us), the sooner we’ll find healing.

Our emotions are usually good indicators as to what’s going on inside of us – so listen to it and make the necessary changes within. And if reconciliation is needed, then have the courage to reach out to the other person. By no means do I want to simplify the hurt that has been done to us but this ’emotions definition chart’ is a good starting point to identify how/why we’re feeling so we can begin to make positive choices towards living our best.

©2016 Susie Lee

Your emotions are trying to tell you something