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Jan. 8, 2023

New Year New Mindset

New Year New Mindset

How many of us feel 'stuck' right now?

Stuck with how we feel,
Stuck in a relationship,
Stuck with a dilemma,
Maybe stuck with feeling guilty?

How long have you felt this way?
How long are you going to allow yourself to continue feeling this way?

A new year is the perfect time to take the first step to feeling better and more satisfied within your step family. How many times have you promised yourself you will do something different to change the situation you are in?

Take that first step to dealing with your feelings and your biggest problem you are facing today.

Identify what it is you want to change. It’s so easy to resist changing anything in our personal or our professional lives. Sometimes it’s easier to ignore it or just gloss over our true feelings.

Start by defining your core values and what is important to you.

Once you have taken that first positive step to identifying what it is you want to change, you have to follow it up with action. Talk is cheap so make sure you you follow through with this.

The adjustments you want to make don’t have to be directly linked to parenting. It could be something that makes you feel better about yourself which in turn helps you to parent more positively or encourages you to believe in making these changes.

Stay focused and have a good support network around you like your family and friends. Discuss your goals with your network so they can help to keep you on track and support and encourage you. Using positive words like progress, achievement, confident, decisive, self assured, encouraged will help you feel good about what you are doing. Positive language is important to helping you feel good and encouraged about achieving your goal however long it takes.

If you are struggling to know how to make the first steps then I would be happy to help. Sometimes we know what we want but we don’t know how to get it. You will have the tools to achieve anything you want to do but occasionally need help to open that toolbox.

Please do visit the podcast on my website called 'Moving Forward and not Staying Stuck'. I give you more tips and advice and encourage you to not stay where you are if it's not making you happy.

Happy new year.