Many of us can be quite critical of ourselves. I’ve met so many people who work incredibly hard, yet they still worry about their perceived shortcomings or wrongs. These people always want to do better. When they fall short of their own expectations, they obsess over those misses.

We often hear about detoxing our physical bodies. It is usually a 2 – 7-day process that we undertake to help the body to rid itself of toxins and impurities that tend to slow our natural cleansing processes down. But, how often do we think about emotional detoxing?  Our emotions are a fine-tuned, well-balanced set of processes, which are not only chemically induced, but mentally charged.

When you decide to start making some healthy changes and living a healthier lifestyle, it can feel quite overwhelming to overhaul your entire life. And a lot of the time, that keeps people from making any changes at all. It’s overwhelming because it completely shifts your normal routine around.

Here are four practical ways to get over that hurdle…

At this pivotal time in history, the era of our awakening through truth and transparency, it has never been more amazing to be alive. A number of us know that the stakes are high in the fight for our freedom:

The ability to stay positive is one of the first things to go when we’re going through tough times. Most of us get overwhelmed with the negativity of the situation and find ourselves in a “drama” that takes over our lives, leaving us drained, depleted and feeling hopeless about life and its possibilities.

Sometimes it’s said that when God closes a door, it opens a window. We often wonder why certain things are not working out according to our plans, according to our image of how things ought to unfold. We think this way only when we lack the flexibility of perspective and understanding that allows us to see we’re in fact part of the awesome power and the vast design of life.