January 8, 2020
Discipline is being able to force yourself to do something in spite of how you feel over and over and over until it becomes a habit.
The word discipline comes from the Latin word discipulus meaning “student”. Or you can say to be a learner. In other words having self discipline in being a good student who wants to learn. It is a high level of awareness to give yourself a command and follow through with it. If you want to be a great musician, you have to practice playing your instrument every day for hours. If you want to be a great athlete you have to train your mind and body every day, in spite of how tired or achy you feel. This goes for anything you desire to master.
This year my word that I am giving my attention to is FOCUS. I will discipline myself to focus on the things I desire to manifest into my life in a relaxed state of mind. I say relaxed because if I try to force myself to do this in a tense way, I am just sabotaging my efforts. What is it that you really want to create in your life for 2020? With discipline, you can make it happen. Hire a coach, get an accountability partner and practice, practice practice!
Be a good learner, be disciplined!
January 1, 2020
Happy New Year!
What an exciting time to be alive. Never has humanity witnessed so much change. We truly are on the cutting edge of a quantum leap in evolution. However, for you to thrive in 2020, you must have a clear vision on what you want to create and amplitude that picture with an elevated emotion.
The best way to do this, is to write down what it is you want to create and meditate on it in a relaxed state. Choose words and pictures that have a vibrational match to your vision and abracadabra watch what happens.
The words you speak and write are very powerful. It’s like magic. If you want to create something wonderful for 2020, be mindful of the words you use and the emotion behind them. You are literally creating as you speak. What do you want to bring into your life? Good health, happiness, joy, prosperity, friendship, love and all good things are all possible. Keeping your focus on what you desire and giving energy to positive words, thoughts, feelings and actions will manifest your desires.
Every year, I have a single word that I use as my guiding light. This year it is FOCUS. For me this signifies concentration on my purpose and life’s work. It will allow me to be more present in everything I do and everyone I am with. To give my full attention on being in the now. What is your word? What word describes what you want to create for 2020?
That one word can open worlds you never knew existed if you follow your heart and allow it to guide you. Maybe it’s love, abundance, joy, passion or whatever you choose, but live every day with that word being the center point in which you dedicate everything you do. So, as the world turns another year into the future, you too can turn your attention and focus on your best year. Together, each and everyone of us can create a more peaceful, loving and healthier world if we focus on manifesting it and create it through our words. Use them wisely.
All the very best,
November 20, 2019
There are so many things that can throw you off balance and make you feel bad, angry, resentful, bitter, disappointed or sad. For many years I would focus on what was wrong in my life rather than appreciate what was right. I was living in a vortex of negativity which gave me more stuff that wasn’t working in my life. Are you living in this vortex? Until I finally woke up and realized that my life was a train wreck!
When I began to switch it around and began focusing on what I appreciated, my life start to appreciate in so many wonderful ways. It truly is amazing how this practice can change your outlook on life! Now, every morning I write down what I am grateful for and share my appreciation to whoever I met. The energy of love, appreciation, gratitude, kindness and compassion has completely transformed my life. I am calm,peaceful and patient most of the time.
Even when things don’t go the way you thought they should, you can feel appreciation. When you live with gratitude in your heart and treat others with respect and love, something magical happens. Your energy changes and attracts more good things. If you practice this for 30 days, you will see a major shift in your life. Then practice it for the rest of your life! I know how my life turned around and I know yours will too.
October 9, 2019
“If you don’t know where your going, you’ll wind up some where else.”
What is it that you really want? When I was a teenager, I didn’t have a purpose or direction in life. I didn’t have a focus that kept my attention. My father got sick when I was about 14 years old and passed over when I turned 17. He lived with cancer for a few years which was a very difficult time for my family. I completely rebelled and lost sight of anything and everything that I could have wanted for myself. I had no aspirations or goals. I was just drifting.
I was in survival mode. As time passed and our family healed from our loss, I was able to begin looking at my future with new eyes. I started focusing on what I wanted in life and applied my gifts and talents to horticulture. I opened a plant business which I truly loved. My attention on learning everything I could about plants grew and grew (and so did my plants). As I evolved so did my passion to learn about nature, health, herbs and about people. This took me to the field I am in today, coaching. I love it!
You see, when you’re not sure where you want to go, any road will take you there. When you have clarity, you can navigate a path that will bring so much joy, satisfaction and happiness into your life. Having a purpose and sticking with it, is the answer to so many of your life’s questions. So, ask yourself, what do you really want? What are you willing to devote your life too? There is something inside of you that no one else can do just like you! If you want to go down the rabbit hole, make sure it is with a purpose, otherwise any road will take you to no where.
December 27, 2018
Here we are. Another year around the sun. I know for me the time has seemed to go super fast. It is like a blink of an eye. If you aren’t conscious of where, how and with whom you choose to spend our time, it will drift by without your full attention. That is why it is so important to intentionally create what it is you want in our life.
This is a great time to write down what you want to create for the next year. Why not write down 100 aspirations? That may seem like a lot, but once your creative juices start to flow, you will be surprised as to how many more things you can think of that you want to be, do or have. It is a great exercise to stay focused on the positive too!
So, find a nice quite spot where you have no distractions, get some paper, pencils, colored pencils or whatever you feel that will stir up your imagination and design your future.
If you want 2019 to be different for you, than you must do something different. Set your mind free, and explore the infinite possibilities that are just waiting for you. Now is your time, but only if you take the time to make it yours!
November 15, 2018
The heart is the perfection of the whole organism. Therefore, the principles of the power of perception and the soul’s ability to nourish itself must lie in the heart.
Aristotle, philosopher, and scientist, 384-322 BC
Stress, anxiety, frustration, overwhelm and dis-ease are at an all time high. Life is moving so fast and change is happening so rapidly that if you don’t have the tools, strategies and techniques to navigate through all the uncertainty you will wind up feeling totally out of balance. Your heart is more than an amazing pump circulating blood throughout your body. We have discovered that it is a brain that sends signals to your head letting you know when you are out of alignment by increasing your heart beat, raising your blood pressure and downloading stress hormones that flood your body producing all kinds of negative feelings, thoughts and toxins.
90-95% of all illnesses are stress related. That’s HUGE!!! Really, I can feel when I am getting out of my natural rhythm of joy and happiness. I’m sure you can too. Allow your heart to open. Take some deep slow breaths and slow down. Focus on someone you love and you will begin to sense your heart and mind getting into a coherent state. Practice this often. The more you do the more joy and health you will bring into your life.
April 19, 2018
You are not a drop in the ocean but an entire ocean in a drop. Rumi
Everything is connected and the more I become aware of this truth the more I am able to dance with the energy of life. I used to take things so seriously and thought that life was unfair. I didn’t understand the laws of the universe and how my thoughts were actually creating my reality. After studying and applying the principles that govern all of existence, I now see that everything is effected by consciousness. We are the co-creators of what ever we desire. By focusing on something I can bring it into existence. If I worry about something too much, I will attract it. If I concentrate on a positive desire and really hold it in my thoughts with a playful spirit, that too will manifest.
Life is a dance of energy that vibrates. How can we actually apply these laws into our life? Take time every day to picture what you want to create. Money, a healthy relationship, a home, world peace, what ever it is keep your focus on it. Unfortunately the majority of people either don’t believe this or don’t practice it.
There are many tools, techniques and strategies to hone your skills to be an expert manifestor. Ask me how!
Let’s create together. I would love to talk with you!
January 4, 2018
“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” William Shakespeare
Our doubts are like a tunnel or black hole that gets deeper and darker as you continually put your attention on them. When I have a desire or am working on a project, I am full of excitement and enthusiasm about creating it. But then I might encounter a snag or some resistance that keeps it from moving forward. Do I doubt the desire or do I doubt my ability to achieve it? I must put more energy and attention on the desire than I do on the doubts. People might tell me it can’t be done, or you don’t have the money to make that happen. I can then start believing them. Then more negative thoughts and limiting beliefs start popping into my mind.
What I do is focus on the truth of who I am. I wouldn’t have been giving the desire if I couldn’t make it come true. Picture in your mind what it is you want. That believe of achieving it needs to get stronger then the doubts. I say thank you to those doubts. Thank you for sharing, however I choose to put my energy and focus on what it is I am creating! It feels so much better and you are on your way to making it come true!
What is it that you want? What doubts get in your way? If you need help with staying focused, let’s talk.
March 31, 2017
Get your head out of the gutter and into the soil!
Here are 3 reasons why gardening is super healthy for your mind, body and spirit!
1- Higher Self-Esteem
Even a single session helps you feel productive and purposeful!
2- Improves Focus
Doing a single task like weeding or digging is meditative, which can give your brain practice in focusing!
More and more research shows that children who garden (play in dirt) develop healthier immune systems. Experts suspect grown-ups get an immune boost, too!
Need advice or help with your garden, self-esteem, focus or immune system? Call Monica today. 516-297-0672
October 12, 2016
Until thought is linked to your purpose, there is no intelligent accomplishment.
We think around 70,000 thoughts a day! Wow, that’s a lot of thoughts! However, are we really thinking or just repeating a pattern of impulses that are on our to do list? To really think is the highest function we are capable of. We can think anything we want, but most of what is going through our minds is not positive, mind expanding thoughts. So how do we hone our thinking skills?
The first thing I recommend is taking time to release any thoughts that are creating busy chatter in the mind. If our minds are overloaded with tasks and scattered, we will have difficulty focusing on what is important and what challenges we are facing that need our attention.
Next, relax, breath and sit quietly. Allow yourself to take time to think about what you want to accomplish. Start imagining what can be possible if you had all the resources available to you. Now your wiring up some new neuro pathways to begin thinking on a higher level. If you engage in this practice ever day, you will begin to think clearly and create some great results!
Do you have a challenge with thinking skills? Let’s talk, so that you can start to achieve some great results!