Definition

re·new | [verb: do it]

  1. to make like new, to restore to freshness, vigor, or perfection
  2. to begin again
  3. a restoration of what had become faded or disintegrated so that it is like new

synonyms: reawaken, rejuvinate, renovate, revitalize, revive, stimulate, transform

How are you treating that New Year’s Resolution?

Sometimes the inertia of (past) habitual life can pull you away from from your new desired path. It may require someone else to hold up the mirror to you in order for you to see your true potential, and a better way of reaching it. Take this opportunity to quietly renew your vows to yourself. Accept some coaching:

  • It may take a few reminders to create a true change.
  • Often you must fall to find your balance. Get up, brush yourself off and start again.
  • Renew your commitment to yourself. Promise yourself.

“The lopped tree in time may grow again, most naked plants renew both fruit and flower.” – Robert Southwell

Renewal can be uncomfortable. Growing pains usually are. When you allow yourself this great gift of renewal, you’ll find yourself thriving far greater than you’d imagined. And as you thrive, you inspire others to do the same.

“Teach this simple truth to all: a generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” – Buddha

 

Philosophy In Action

Ask a trusted friend to share his/her thoughts of your potential. Use this information as inspirational fuel to be even better than you were yesterday. Breathe deep. Sleep well. Eat healthy. With renewed vision, build yourself into the person you wish to be; healthier, more patient, stronger conviction. Re-commit to this new version of you.

Mind Games: Your Weekly Mantra

Use this phrase often, each day this week:  "I can begin again. Today, I'm working on....

Color Your World

The color for the month of January is Caramel. Use this shade to renew and enhance your discipline and self-control. Include plenty of natural caramel colored foods like flax, beans, nuts and ginger into your diet this month.

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