Jewel Diamond Taylor - The "Do Not Give Up Encouragement Whisperer", keynote speaker, author, life coach, founder of Women on the Grow, faith builder, resiliency educator and leadership workshop presenter
Life can be a journey or a “trip” — Are you going to be a whiner or a winner in life? An African proverb teaches that “it rains on everyone’s roof.”
Faith and fear are both expecting something to happen. Faith expects something good to happen. Fear expects something bad to happen. Fear is exhausting. Faith is liberating. If you can change how you think, you can change how you feel. When you change how you feel — you change how you act.
When “shift” happens in your life you can either choose to feel bitter, helpless, resentful, angry and afraid. Or you can choose to yield to the circumstances out of your control and gain wisdom, compassion, spiritual insights and future coping skills. It’s not always the shift situation that causes unhappiness. It’s your thoughts about it. When the bad feelings come, you don’t have to chase…
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