5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

It’s easy to compare yourself to other people. There are so many different reasons as to why you are different from other people. Whether it was how you were raised, how you weren’t raised, where you grew up, who you grew up with, or different life events-no matter what it is, it impacts your life. These differences are why we have so many conflicts. Instead of comparing what is similar and different, we need to start adjusting and adapting to the situation that is in front of us. At Rediscover Yourself LLC, we are able to remove negative emotions linked to these factors and increase the positivity in your life. Playwright and philanthropist George Bernard Shaw quotes, “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

Here are the 5 simple habits that will make you a better person

1. Be Considerate: It is important to be aware in any situation. Not everybody has the same mind frame that you do. What makes them uncomfortable might not make you uncomfortable and vice versa. Instead of focusing on yourself in social situations, try to look around you and notice the body language and other aspects of these people. Evaluating the situation and thinking before you speak might save you a lot of trouble in the near future.
2. Fight Fair: Although it is never a good idea to be hostile and start a fight, sometimes it is necessary for you to stand up for yourself. Not everyone is as considerate as you and instead of making the situation worse and being confrontational, it might be a good idea to take a step back and overview the situation. Don’t say anything harmful or negative. Question yourself, is what you’re fighting about worth it? Is it starting to get out of hand? The most important thing to remember is that you always have control over how you react in a situation.
3. Apologize: There are many different types of apologies. The sarcastic type, the insincere ones and contradictory apologies. The best kind of apology is one that is genuine and sincere. If there are still loose ends after an apology things were not resolved and that means there will be prolonged resent in the future or even another necessary apology at an irrelevant or inconvenient time. It is always best to confront those problems right away so there will not be any extra stress or resent.
4. Compromise: Everyone has his or her own opinions. Like I mentioned before, everybody is raised differently and have different factors relating to why they are the way they are. Instead of being stubborn and irrational, it might be a good idea to try to understand where they are coming from and although you may not agree, it might be a good idea for you both to move forward with the give and take process. Besides, change will always be prevalent in our lives and it is important that we are constantly adapting. This is how we move forward.
5. Move On: Everyone experiences hurt, loss, pain and other negative emotions in their life. Once you let time take away the pain and stop dwelling over the pain you used to feel, amazing things will start to happen for you. Your mind has the power to love again, feel again and even be happy again. Trust the flow of life and you will not be disappointed.

So there you have the 5 basic habits that will make you a better person. It may be hard to practice some of these due to previous pain in your life or dramatic events. Holistic Sound Healing is a great way to remove those negative emotions and allow you to practice these habits. Once you remove negativity from your life, only positive experiences will be attracted to you and it becomes so much easier to be positive and happy.

Do you have a fear of flying?

Flying in an airplane is a very regular and common fear. It may feel like you do not have control over events that could possibly happen. As soon as those plane doors close you may feel trapped and suffocated. This is prevalent in a lot of people. This may even hinder their abilities to go visit family, go on business trips or even be near an airport.

Most people start to manifest this fear to create unnecessary scenarios or events that might happen. By manifesting these negative emotions people may experience panic attacks or becoming very ill on planes. Some people say there is no way to overcome your fear unless you face it. That act in itself can seem daunting and almost immobilizing. But there is a way to help get over your fear of flying without actually stepping foot on a plane.

Sound therapy is able to release those negative thoughts and/or manifestations you have about flying. By acknowledging the fear you have and clearing it, you will be able to think about flying without feeling the same emotions you did before. Whether you are claustrophobic, paranoid or just down right terrified of flying, sound therapy can assist you in diminishing your fear of flying.

“Before the trip, and after my visit to your office, I tested myself by visualizing entering and exiting the plane, with body to body people trying to get on or off.  Normally this visualization gave me a sick feeling in my stomach; but, this time it did not…”

This is a testimonial from someone who has benefitted from sound therapy. She had sever claustrophobia and needed multiple Xanax pills to get through one flight. Through the process of sound therapy she was able to get through a flight with just one Xanax and she keeps feeling better about flying.

Sound therapy will help immensely with your fear of flying; however, it is important to practice helpful techniques to prevent yourself from becoming nervous.

  1. Focus on your breathing while you are in the cabin
  2. Try to choose an isle seat for easy access
  3. Get to the airport ahead of time so you won’t be surprised if there are any delays
  4. Bring a little snack and buy some water at the airport. It’s important to stay hydrated and keep your energy up while you are flying. (Hunger releases the stress hormone cortisol and it is important to prevent that)
  5. Make sure you are organized and have a digital and hard copy of your boarding pass/tickets
  6. Bring a book or movie to watch while you are in flight to distract yourself
  7. Always remind yourself that this flight, no matter how long or short, will eventually be over and you will be at your destination in no time

If sound therapy can help with a fear of flying, imagine all the other fears we can work with. Is there something in your life that is bothering you? Now is the time to decide that you don’t need to deal with it anymore. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”- Eleanor Roosevelt.

 

Anyone Can Become Rich

If you ask a millionaire how they became rich, they will most likely give you inspirational advice and different tips and tricks about financing and investing. But the truth is, those tips and tricks will only work for a few people. They will work for the people who actually want to become rich.

It is pretty safe to say that almost everybody would love to have a plethora of money and never worry about staying afloat or not; but most people are not goal oriented enough to satisfy that desire. You can ask for all the tips and tricks in the world but in the end it is how you view the goal.

In order to become rich you must visualize that money in the bank. You must visualize what you want to do with that money and where you would spend it and invest it. It is necessary for your brain to hold on to legitimate goals so it doesn’t seem like a relaxed dream.

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘Work smarter, not harder’? It is important that every step you take leads you onto the path that will make you wealthy. Every decision you make must lead you to a path with abundance and security. Becoming rich means obtaining a lot of money, but to secure that money you must be passionate and enjoy what you do. Your brain wants to be happy and by focusing on the path to wealth, it is key to make sure you are happy along the way. Don’t waste your time on tasks or objectives that are tedious and make you unhappy.

Everyday is an opportunity to do something that will get you closer to your goal. Write down what you are going to do that day that will further you on your path to wealth. This may seem redundant and at times a bit ridiculous, but it is the best way to train your brain into constantly thinking of ways to reach your goal. This also gives you self-discipline.

If you truly want something your whole life has to be focused on achieving that goal. Affirmations are a great way of training your brain to focus on that goal and adjusting your lifestyle to it. If we constantly focus on how much money we don’t have or how hard it is going to be to pay the bills, we are only putting our energy into the negative side of money. It is important to stay positive and only think of the benefits. Here are some affirmations you should say to yourself:

“I feel Rich”

“I am willing, ready and able to receive money”

“I have the power to attract money”

These affirmations allow your mind to think you already have the power and money and you are receiving all incoming money with gratitude and confidence.

Even after doing all of this, you may still not believe that you are able to become rich or wealthy. Sound therapy is a great way to release those thoughts from your mind and give you more confidence in your process to becoming rich. The energy you give off after completing a few sound therapy sessions will start to attract experiences or opportunities in your life to become wealthy.

Overall, gaining money is not only from efforts of hard work and investing techniques; but from the way we think about it. By thinking the only way to become wealthy is by working yourself silly, you are limiting your income. Opening your energy and retraining your brain on how it thinks about money, you are receiving many different possibilities.

 

How to Become Confident

Have you ever heard of the term ‘You are what you eat’? Well it is the same with your thoughts! You are what you think. This sounds too easy to be true and often times our society makes problems more complicated than they truly are. However, you can change the way you present yourself just by how you think and act.

It seems like everyone doesn’t have as much confidence as they would like these days. It is easy to go on social media and see someone or something that seems far too impossible to obtain. It’s even worse that you’re comparing yourself to whatever you are looking at! But there are some very few simple steps to gaining more confidence. By doing these steps you will notice increased respect from people, clearer goals and maybe even a happier life!

  1. Dress to impress. Even though image isn’t everything, it is important to present yourself in a way that you will be proud of. So by putting on that new suit or dress you’re really telling yourself that you’re proud of who you are and you respect that by allowing other people to know you are proud of whom you are.
  2. Posture is important. Body language plays a large role in how we communicate. The words coming out of your mouth won’t give the conversation justice if you are not sitting up straight and looking attentive. A slouched position is a sign of defeat and lack of confidence. By elongating your spine in every vertebra you will seem like a more dominant figure.
  3. Speak up and clearly. A voice that shakes and mumbles is a sign of shyness and insecurity. If you are in an important meeting or delivering a message it will be hard to believe or be persuaded by what you are saying. By using a strong loud voice you are allowing people to believe because of your confidence. So speak up, even if it’s scary.
  4. Practice what you preach. By practicing habits that you encourage, you are convincing yourself to believe in these habits or that lifestyle. Even if at times you don’t think you can do something; practicing can make you subconsciously believe you can.

It is easy to get caught up in day-to-day slumps and become overwhelmed by the different forces in life. However, by investing time into yourself you will achieve an even greater sense of fulfillment and enjoy more success in your life. Let’s see how confident you can be!

How to Improve Your Energy

It is a proven law that our bodies do not only end with our skin, but the energy that creates a field around us. When we have positive energy, positive experiences will be attracted to your energy. However, it is very possible to harvest negative energy. This can happen by eating unhealthy/over-processed foods, drinking alcohol, not getting enough sleep, and different radioactivity from technology devices. Really the list goes on and on. So it can become very easy to have a negative aura.

Having a negative aura leads to even more problems. Negativity will be attracted to your life and that can lead to a spiraling and overwhelming effect. Have you ever heard the phrase “What you put into something is what you get out?” That is similar to our energy.

Sound therapy is a great way to improve your energy. It does this by removing the negative energies/thoughts you have kept inside your body. This allows your frequencies to become more balanced creating higher and improved energy.

By removing negative thoughts from your life, you are allowing positive energy to flow through your body. By doing this more positive energy will be attracted to your life. You may start to see an improvement in your relationships with loved ones, coworkers, friends and even strangers. You will have a calmer presence about you that will attract more people into your life. You will no longer be thinking in an instinctual way but rather in a clearer and higher self.

Although sound therapy will help improve your energy and clear negativity in your life it is important to maintain positive practices in your life. Here are a few ways to balance your positive energy.

1. Meditation: Meditation allows you to connect with your higher self and unwind after a long day or prepare for a full day. Meditation helps you reach a mindset of clarity and strength.

2. Essential Oils: Essential Oils have different effects for every oil. They can rejuvenate you, relax you or even relieve pain.

3. Yoga: by opening your body to this practice your chakras are able to become aligned and stabilize you. Most people live their day-to-day lives with all of their chakras closed off which is a sure sign of imbalance.

4. Exercise: Exercise releases endorphins and relieves stress. It is important to practice things that will give you positive energy afterwards and exercising is proven to do so.

If you maintain these practices on top of sound therapy, there is a good chance you will be having many positive experiences. Our minds are just as fragile as our bodies and it is important that we take care of them. By practicing these essential things, we are exercising our minds to become better.

How Sound Therapy Helped my Anxiety

At the age of 15 I started to feel things I had never experienced before. Random fear crept into my life. I was no longer able to control how fast my thoughts were running. My chest would become tight and I thought I was dying. I experienced my first panic attack while performing a dance routine in front of thousands of people. I had no idea what was going on. I was denying myself.

Fast forward five years and I had been able to manage my anxiety. I was on a low dose of anxiety medication, I went through traditional therapy and I learned coping mechanisms. There were periods in my life where I didn’t even experience anxiety. I traveled to different parts of the world without anxiety even on my mind. But I felt numb. I was always tired and this was affecting different aspects of my life.

I decided I needed a serious change in my life. The thought of being on medication for the rest of my life was a terrifying thought. But every single time I tried getting off of the medication my anxiety was unbearable. I was struck with random panic attacks, I couldn’t sit still and I was not enjoying my life.

I found sound therapy through one of my close friends. I noticed a difference immediately. We uncovered underlying issues that I was never able to understand before this process. After a few sessions I decided that I was ready to try to get off my medication for real this time.

The first thing I did was go to my doctor and tell her that I was interested in getting off of my medication. I let my family and friends know so I was able to have their support during this very difficult time. I scheduled sound therapy appointments once a week so I could handle some of the withdrawals and different side effects I was feeling.

There were moments where I honestly thought I could not do it. I had been taking medication for about four years and I almost forgot how to use my coping mechanisms. Bonnie treated me for anxiety, panic and other environmental factors. There were days where I didn’t want to leave my bed or go anywhere because I knew I was just going to be anxious. But I will never let my anxiety stop me from doing anything. Once I let my fears affect my life; that is the moment I give them the power and I lose control and I will never allow that to happen.

So what did I do when I had those horrible days? I went for a run. I tried meditating. I started doing yoga. I read a book. I would write about how I was feeling. I would write about completely irrelevant things. I would call up my friends and we would go do something fun. I started photography. I would do anything to benefit myself and take my mind off of it. If there is one thing I could tell anyone trying to get off of their medication it would be this- Keep pushing forward, every day is a day closer to feeling better. Never lose hope and always find the good in each situation.

You don’t have to live with anxiety. I believe that it is a temporary thing someone goes through. The key is to not give your anxiety enough power to overtake your life. That is when it becomes a problem. I am at fault for doing this. I always gave my anxiety too much power. But with the help of sound therapy I was able to face my anxiety head on and finally find comfort in it. I’ll admit, it did take me a good two months before I finally started to feel okay getting off my medication. There are some days where I still feel anxious, but those days are getting farther and fewer in between. Sound therapy gives me the strength to eliminate the problems I don’t want in my life.

So if you ever think that you can’t get off of your medication, believe me you probably can. If I can, a 19-year-old college student who has been on medication for four years of my life and deal with a plethora of different stresses everyday, you can do it too. So my question to you is; are you ready to rediscover yourself? Do you have the courage to dig deep and face your anxieties?

*Please consult your doctor before getting off any medication.

Woman and a Fork

Woman and a Fork

There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. So as she was getting her things ‘in order,’ she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes.

She told him which songs she wanted sung at the service, what scriptures she would like read, and what outfit she wanted to be buried in.

Everything was in order and the Pastor was preparing to leave when the young woman suddenly remembered something very important to her.

‘There’s one more thing,’ she said excitedly..

‘What’s that?’ came the Pastor’s reply.

‘This is very important,’ the young woman continued. ‘I want to be buried with a fork in my right hand.’

The Pastor stood looking at the young woman, not knowing quite what to say.

That surprises you, doesn’t it?’ the young woman asked.

‘Well, to be honest, I’m puzzled by the request,’ said the Pastor.

The young woman explained. ‘My grandmother once told me this story, and from that time on I have always tried to pass along its message to those I love and those who are in need of encouragement. In all my years of attending socials and dinners, I always remember that when the dishes of the main course were being cleared, someone would inevitably lean over and say, ‘Keep your fork.’ It was my favorite part because I knew that something better was coming…like velvety chocolate cake or deep-dish apple pie. Something wonderful, and with substance!’

So, I just want people to see me there in that casket with a fork in my hand and I want them to wonder ‘What’s with the fork?’ Then I want you to tell them: ‘Keep your fork ..the best is yet to come.’

The Pastor’s eyes welled up with tears of joy as he hugged the young woman good-bye. He knew this would be one of the last times he would see her before her death. But he also knew that the young woman had a better grasp of heaven than he did. She had a better grasp of what heaven would be like than many people twice her age, with twice as much experience and knowledge. She KNEW that something better was coming.

At the funeral people were walking by the young woman’s casket and they saw the cloak she was wearing and the fork placed in her right hand. Over and over, the Pastor heard the question, ‘What’s with the fork?’ And over and over he smiled.

During his message, the Pastor told the people of the conversation he had with the young woman shortly before she died. He also told them about the fork and about what it symbolized to her. He told the people how he could not stop thinking about the fork and told them that they probably would not be able to stop thinking about it either.

He was right. So the next time you reach down for your fork let it remind you, ever so gently, that the best is yet to come. Friends are a very rare jewel, indeed. They make you smile and encourage you to succeed. Cherish the time you have, and the memories you share.Being friends with someone is not an opportunity, but a sweet responsibility.

Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND…and I’ll bet this will be an Email they do remember, every time they pick up a fork!
And just remember…keep your fork!

The BEST is yet to come!

God Bless You

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Tuesday July 28th

Tuesday July 28th we will be at Joannes Stadium for The Green Bay Bullfrogs Game! We will have a table set up with more information about what Rediscover Yourself Sound Therapy is and how it can affect your life. Please stop by and see us and take in a ball game!

We will be there at 5 and the game starts at 7:05

Hope to see you there, put your business card in for the chance to win a FREE treatment. A $60.00 value

Thank you

Steve & Bonnie

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10 Weird Ways Your Body Reacts To Stress

Your brain short-circuits

High stress situations—you know, like that work presentation tomorrow—can trigger the release of adrenaline and other fight-or-flight hormones. While those chemicals heighten your brain’s alertness and threat-detection centers (which can be good), they temporarily kneecap your noodle’s cortical networks, which are responsible for contemplation, critical thinking and planning, explains Erno Hermans, Ph.D., of Radboud University in the Netherlands. That happens because your body is conserving energy for a physical confrontation (which, hopefully, won’t occur), Hermans adds. The result: You struggle to find the right words, and you look like a nervous nelly in front of your boss and colleagues.

You suddenly have to excuse yourself

Stress triggers the release of another fight-or-flight chemical known as corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) that messes with your intestinal function, shows a study from the Digestive Diseases Research Center in Los Angeles. Just as animals dump waste during a confrontation, your fight-or-flight response may be helping you jettison excess weight in case you need to flee. Consequently, some people under intense pressure develop diarrhea, the study indicates.

You break out

Elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol tell your skin’s sebaceous glands, which secrete an anti-inflammatory waxy oil, to kick into overdrive, leading to temporary bursts of acne, flushing, eczema or other weekend-ruining skin conditions, explains Flor A. Mayoral, M.D., a dermatologist at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine.

You can’t quite kick that cold

When you catch a virus, all the nasty symptoms you experience (like a runny nose, a cough or body aches) are the result of your immune system’s inflammation response to the bug. Stress causes an uptick in your inflammation levels, which means your body reacts more severely to cold viruses, shows a study from Carnegie Mellon University. Your cold symptoms may last longer too, the study suggests.

Your hair falls out

 

Days or weeks of heightened tension can cause you to shed hair like a golden retriever in summer, Mayoral says. That hair loss can last for up to three months after a stressful event or period, though your mane will typically grow back after your stress subsides, she adds. It’s possible that elevated levels of stress-induced inflammation are to blame, research from the American Academy of Dermatology suggests.

 

 

Your brain shrinks

Not to be dramatic, but stress flips off a genetic switch that would normally spur your brain to produce new synapses, which allow your brain cells to communicate with one another, shows research from Yale. As a result, your noggin’s “gray matter” volume falls over time. Gray matter is at least partially involved in your emotion regulation, the study authors say. And there’s evidence linking this type of brain shrinkage with higher rates of depression, they add.

Your nails look funky

While stress hormones can make your nails brittle, Mayoral also sees ugly, raised ridges in the middle of her stressed-out patients’ nails. Why? Like cracking knuckles or chewing the ends of hair, another way people fidget is to press their fingertips down on the edges of their thumbnails. Over time, that can cause an unsightly, lumpy ridge to form in the center of the nail, Mayoral explains.

Your ears ring

One study from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute found the stress of having to change jobs increased ringing and other hearing problems among women by 43 percent. FMRI scans have shown the limbic region of your brain shifts into overdrive when you experience ear ringing, and that part of the brain is also known to handle aspects of stress regulation. The study authors say this limbic activity could explain why tension and hearing issues are connected, though they can’t yet point to a specific mechanism at work.

Your cuts and scrapes just won’t heal

Your body’s stress response draws water away from your skin’s outer layers, possibly as a way to keep you hydrated in an emergency situation, which undermines your skin’s ability to regenerate and repair itself, shows research published in JAMA Dermatology. Compared to their calm cohorts, students who were frazzled from winter midterms showed more redness and irritation on their forearm skin after the (sadistic) researchers slapped on and removed cellophane tape.

Your stomach aches

 

Stress chemicals can mess with your gastrointestinal tract, leading to an angry belly or the urge to vomit, shows research from UCLA. While the ways your brain and gut interact under stress are murky, it’s possible the fight-or-flight chemicals your body releases when you’re frazzled cause your digestive system to hold onto calories and other energy sources, which could explain your cranky stomach, the research suggests.