The phrase “turning things around” can mean different things at different times. It might mean making small changes that lead to big results over time. Or, it could mean taking drastic action and completely changing the direction of your life.
No matter what your definition is, one thing is for sure: turning things around can be an incredibly rewarding experience.
In this article, we'll look at “turning things around” and how you can start making changes in your life today.
how to stop feeling stuck
and unlock your true potential...
At some time we've all had that feeling of being unable to move forward, of having no idea what to do next, and of feeling overwhelmed by the choices available, and it can be incredibly frustrating.
However, it's possible to overcome the feeling of being stuck and get back on track. In this article, we'll explore how you can get unstuck, move forward and unlock your true potential.
how to make better choices for your well being and success
Progressive realisation is a way of thinking that encourages you to take small steps towards achieving your goals, while also allowing you to adjust your plans as needed.
By using progressive realisation, you can develop the right mindset for success and become more aware of how your decisions affect the outcome of your efforts...
how to show up with ease and grace...
Do you find yourself overwhelmed and exhausted by the demands of life?
Are you constantly trying to keep up with the expectations of others and your own?
Effortless Presence is a mindfulness practice that can help you cultivate emotional intelligence, presence, and peace in your day-to-day living.
the importance of centering yourself
what is centering yourself?
Centering yourself is the act of taking time-out to focus on your inner self or your own needs. It can be as simple as sitting in silence and focusing on your breathing.
Centering yourself can help you feel more calm and relaxed. It can also help you get perspective and clarity when you’re feeling stuck or frustrated.
What is burnout?
Burnout is a phenomenon that has been well-documented in the literature for decades. It is a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion that can result from the excessive and prolonged stress associated with work, study or other activities. Burnout is also characterized by feelings of apathy, cynicism and detachment.
Burnout has been linked to increased risk for depression, anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders and suicidal ideation. Burnout may also lead to decreased productivity at work or school as well as relationship difficulties at home.
practicality and joy
an energy update for the Gemini full moon, December 2022
The Gemini full moon on December 8th is an opportunity to get things done in an easy and delightful way, and establish a quality of balancing perfection with practicality and joy.
an energy update for the Sagittarius new moon, November 2022
The full moon in Sagittarius on November 24 brings in a season of fun and adventure. Sagittarius, the archer fires an arrow and finds a world of fascination and excitement on the way to retrieving the arrow!
Balancing work, rest and play may be tricky at this time with so many enjoyable and interesting opportunities on offer.
Stay on target, launch your arrows and move to new horizons!
creativity and contentment
an energy update for the Taurus full moon & lunar eclipse, November 2022
The November 8th full moon lunar eclipse in Taurus brings a kaleidoscope of creative options. So many things to do and try, how can you fit it all in to this moment?
There is no fitting it in to one moment. The creative visions are only possible when consistently applying oneself and being content with what can be done one moment to the next, one day at a time.
Follow inspiration, follow the spark of joy that signals potential, keep going and a new open landscape of possibilities appears. The key is simply being deliberately creative and content with the process...
grace and flexibility
an energy update for the Scorpio new moon & solar eclipse, October 2022
The new moon in Scorpio on October 25th is also a partial solar eclipse. This moon has the potential for stubborn rigidity, so focus on what keeps you open and growing, choose grace and flexibility...
listen and do
an energy update for the Aries full moon, October 2022
The Aries full moon October 9 and 10 is an opportunity to heal and clear old wounds around doing what you must do, and what you want to do.
Be proactive and stay determined.
The mantra this month is 'listen and do.'
opportunity and transformation
an energy update for the new moon September 2022
The new moon in Libra on September 25th inspires new beginnings, particularly in the areas of relationships, friendships, creativity and education.
Forget ruminating about the past, that was then and this is now. Look ahead, move onward and upward and stay open to opportunity and transformation.
an energy update for the Pisces full moon 2022
The full moon in Pisces on September 10 indicates the ability to just be you and watch the wonders of life...
just do you - august new moon
an energy update for the Virgo new moon 2022
just do you
The new moon in Virgo on August 27th shows us where we need to stop striving for perfection and just accept ourselves as we are, do our best and be real...
an energy update for the full moon in Aquarius 2022
The full moon on August 11/12 highlights integrating the small picture and the big picture.
If you look back over the last few months you will see a repeating dichotomy... In June we had a feeling of wanting to be out there but also a desire to stay home, July was feeling like a master but also a student.
We are in a process of assimilating the micro and the macro...
master and student - july new moon
an energy update for the Leo new moon, July 2022
The new moon in Leo on July 28/29 is showing us where we have grown but also where we still have much to learn.
Humility and patience goes a long way this month...
an energy update for the full moon in Capricorn, July 2022
The full moon in Capricorn on July 13/14 is bringing home what needs to be discarded. There is a heightened awareness of habits and patterns that have been repeated for eons and can now be released...
patiently enthused - june new moon
an energy update for the cancer new moon 2022
The new moon in Cancer on June 29th is calling us to be patiently enthused.
There may be a feeling of wanting to get out there and push to the boundaries of existence but also a desire to stay safely close to home.
Be patient with your goals and projects, sustain your enthusiasm with balance and realism and look after your home environment. Give yourself, your home and family all the love and attention needed.
the solstice and the shadow self
self awareness for the summer & winter solstice
The winter and summer solstice occur every 6 months around June 21st and December 21st. They take place when the sun is at its furthest degree north or south and causes the longest or shortest night of the year depending on the hemisphere.
This perfect balance of extreme light and dark is ideal for healing the shadow self.
an energy update for the sagittarius full moon 2022
The Sagittarius full moon of June 14th/15th is an opportunity for your intuition and sense of adventure to guide you to new horizons of thinking and experiencing.
Come back to centre and be ready to launch into a new direction and a new way of being that is fun and brimming with potential.
choose grace - may new moon
an energy update for the gemini new moon, may 2022
The May 30th new moon in Gemini is a fresh start for communication patterns.
on the front foot
an energy update for May 2022
This month we have 2 eclipses, the first is a gentle new moon of doing what is right for you and the second is a super intense blood moon loaded with possible triggers and provocations!
Try and keep things light, forget about getting too serious as playfulness and humour will create ease and reveal new possibilities.
A Sobering Of The Wild
an energy update for April 2022
A Sobering Of the Wild
It’s a new moon in Aries on April 1st; and as Aries is the first sign of the zodiac we are now properly in a new astrological year!
This month is for new beginnings, unbridled energy and confronting your shadows...
it’s okay to feel good
choose to do what's good for you...
Deep down we all know what’s good for us.
We also know that if we do what is good for us that we'll feel good.
If you aren't doing what's good for you the question to ask yourself is...
Am I okay with feeling good?...
5 Steps To Resetting Your Energy
If you're feeling unmotivated, overwhelmed or unfocused it's time for an energy reset!
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Zoe Davis is the founder of The New Leaf coaching and kinesiology.
Since 1997 Zoe has helped thousands of people who feel stuck clear their life path and confidently move forward.
As well as a regular blog, The New Leaf offers 1:1 coaching, online courses, downloads and more...