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Episode #6: To change yourself … Change your brain

Last week we shared that to change is a choice.  That sounds like it should be easy, after all we are making choices every day.  But the truth is that if it were easy we would all be making the changes we need to make in order to achieve what we want. After all choice […]

Episode #5: Can you Change?

The answer is yes.  Yes, you can change.  The answer is no.  No, YOU can’t.  We have several contexts within which we can answer this question.  Do you mean external or internal change? Do you mean physical, mental, emotional or spiritual change? There are many physical characteristics that you can change or have changed ranging […]

Episode #4: You woke up this morning

You woke up this morning because God has work for you to do. You have been given a new day by grace. You get to decide what you are going to do with this day just because you woke up. So what are you going to do? It is a new day; it is not […]

Episode #3: Defining Yourself Pt.2

Last week we mentioned that you are a conscious creator. This week we suggest that you are also an unconscious habit. We often think of habits as things we do, ways we behave but seldom, if at all, do we see habits as who we are. We try to change bad habits, develop good ones […]

Episode #2: Defining Yourself Pt 1.

One of the gifts of social emotional learning is the challenge it poses to us to reflect first on ourselves; that means to look inward and to ask some of life’s biggest questions. Questions like why am I here? Why do I feel like no one gets me? Who am I really…among other questions. Lao […]

Episode #1: Start Here

The goal of this series called the Habit of Being You is to serve readers across the region who are willing to pause for ninety seconds each week to reflect on themselves. We will speak on thought provoking life topics: how we show up in the world; how we cope in it and how we […]