S.A.V.E.R.S.

Welcome back to my blog: A life of learning!

I’ve been on hiatus transitioning from school to now working during the summer break  and I’m excited to announce that I am just 1 semester away from graduating from my nursing degree. I am also just a couple months away from my book’s release and I am so excited to see how life unfolds regarding this new chapter (no pun intended) of my life.

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For those of you who aren’t aware of my co-authored upcoming book, it is called The Tri-Wisdom Effect: Achieve Success and True Happiness while Caring for Others. Written with single parents and caregivers in mind, The Tri Wisdom Effect helps to simplify life and helps lead people towards living more efficient and effective lives. Check out our book’s site here.

Today’s blog is called SAVERS and it is an acronym first stated by Hal Elrod in his book titled “The Miracle Morning”. My mother is a major book worm and she introduced this acronym to me during one of our conversations.

S: Silence Image result for SAVERS acronym

A: Affirmations

V: visualizations

E: Exercise

R: Reading

S:  Scribing

This acronym has been proven to be effective when starting out your morning. The destination of your day is very much shaped by how your morning goes so if you can conquer your morning then you can also conquer your day. Let’s talk about how these 6 habits can be implemented into your morning routine.

Silence: Spending time in the morning to meditate and be silent before noise sets in. This includes blocking out distractions like social media and the like in order to be calm, peaceful and pray. (give God the first fruit of your morning and you will be rewarded for it).

Affirmations: Words you speak out to yourself that empower you towards fulfilling your goals and purpose in life. These can be bible versus or self compliments or even just acknowledging your God given potentials. stating it and actually holding yourself accountable to its truth helps to generate that bit of positivity in your morning.

 

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Visualization: Additional to affirming good things into your life, it is good to partake in the art of visualizing these things as well. For example, if you struggle with managing your anger, you can first affirm self control into your life then visualize yourself staying calm rather than reacting angrily in the face of temptation. Imagine how good it will feel to achieve your goals, cause you can DO IT!

 

Exercise: Get your blood and oxygen flowing to your brain. Doesn’t have to be a full on workout at the gym though. I personally like to wake up, have time with God, affirm/ visualize my future then go for a stroll around my neighborhood for a good 30 minutes. It is the most refreshing thing I swear! Get a good playlist to accompany you! I listen to elevation worships album called hallelujah here below and my favorite songs are worthy and faithful. Y&F 3 album is pretty dope too.

Reading: I did a video before where I touched on the power of reading. When you read you gain insight and knowledge from leaders who have accomplished the things you want to accomplish. It helps with expanding your understanding of different topics of interest. If you wanna learn about financial health and stability, learn about the people and their success in the field, grab an audio book if its easier. Reading can make you smart and wealthy.

journal writingScribing (scribble): Meaning to write, otherwise known as journaling. This is a great way to process thoughts and reflect on life. It helps you keep track of achievements and encourage you to be more self aware and progress further in life.

 

 

 

So guys, try this acronym out in your own mornings and see if it improves your lives! Thank you for reading my today’s blog! Feel free to comment down below your own thoughts about it! Like and subscribe to stay updated on future posts (ill try and be more frequent in my writings). Stay cool!

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The Sacred Search for a Blessed Marriage While Dating

Welcome back guys! So for those of you swimming in the dating pool, this video may be of interest. With the help of author Gary Thomas, we dive deep into the purpose of marriage and discuss the importance of patiently searching for a quality mate when choosing Mr./Mrs. Right. I couldn’t think of a better person to discuss this with other than my friend Michelle who has so much insight on this topic. It took me a while to edit and i’m still pretty behind on all the tech stuff. Im also sorry that the audio is still so low, ill have to work on that for next time. Regardless, I hope you enjoy the video!!

 

THE CEO OF APPLE WAKES UP AT WHAT TIME??? Why waking up early can benefit you

Welcome back! Today we’re talking about the power of waking up early morning and getting stuff done!

I’m trying to edit better and there’s still so much room for improvement. But I hope you enjoy today’s talk.

Link to my blog here: https://alifeoflearningdot.wordpress.com

Link to my books website is here: http://thetriwisdomeffectbook.com/

Available topic resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOEB1…

The Triwisdom Effect book is in its publishing phase and is scheduled to be out early 2019.

The Law of Attraction: Secrets to Success!

I guess I’m on a roll with them YouTube videos!

So Excited for this one, although i’m only noticing now after uploading it online that its filled with spelling mistakes, please forgive me for this. I upload these things at 230am so i forget some of the finer details but Im evolving and improving as we move along!

This video post is on Triwisdom & The Law of Attraction! I hope you like it! ❤

The Power Of Anchoring Your Life: Developing A Core

Hey Loves,

It’s been a minute since I last posted on my blog site! Thank you to those of you who reminded me, have kept me accountable, and encouraged me to come back to my writing.

I’ve been fairly busy with the demands of clinicals during this semester. I am currently in my maternity rotation at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital dealing with newborn babies, their mothers and their families. Maternity is an absolutely exciting environment of which I see myself working in once I graduate and become a nurse. Now that’s enough about school (by this time in the semester I’ve had too much of it anyways), lets get right into today’s blog topic!

 

A few days ago during the weekend I was looking at my various social media feeds and I started feeling major FOMO having to miss out on all the hangs I wasn’t able to make. At this time I was focusing my attention on the feelings of missing out as opposed to the tasks at home that needed to be completed. I had to let some people down on planned outings so that I wouldn’t fall behind on house, school and writing commitments. Realizing how affected I was with it all, Mom decided to come sit down and talk about my mood and see where she could support me. She spoke of the importance of developing a core and valuing my personal time with myself. It all sounded important but of course in the mood I was in, I didn’t care much for it. What does that even mean “building a core?” Typing the statement into google only produced multiple workout videos of people doing sit ups and extended versions of the plank.

I let my mom continue her explanation where she used herself as an example. She very rarely feels FOMO because she practically never focuses on the feelings of being excluded, rejected or not belonging. She mentioned that from a young age she had developed a strong core, knowing who she was, where she was going and prioritized her life accordingly, with discipline. On the other hand, I was described to resemble a noodle, meaning I was the kind of person that dropped all responsibilities when the opportunity to hang with others came up. Mom called this noodle phase “not having a strong core.” Now she surely wasn’t trying to say that I could never meet up with other people. Mom was just reaching the root of the problem which was to avoid having my happiness controlled by whether or not people are present in my life… Sorry hold on… I just felt something in the spirit. Let me say it this way now, do not feel that your identity and worth has to be formed only by being in the presence of others…I know some of you guys ain’t ready for this one right here. You can go on back to YouTube and finish your funny cat videos. (I know they’re equally as important).

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So how do you build a strong core? A core is first being able to look inside and recognize your worth and abilities. It means loving yourself wherever you are in your life, both the good and the bad, regrets, failures, achievements and successes. Moving forward from past mistakes and holding on to the future with high expectations of yourself.  A core is like being able to stand your ground on your values and beliefs, especially of yourself whilst not being easily moved. Someone with a strong core is able to maturely handle changes because their emotions and behaviors are not determined by outside circumstances. They are able to withstand the grief of a break up and/or loss because they have anchored themselves in something of value. People who anchor themselves on how other people view them, think of them or affirm their actions can never ever be happy. I have learned that happiness comes from someone who feels complete in themselves without regard to circumstances or the influences of others.

The following are 3 tactics which could serve as helpful to you in the development of a strong core.

  1. Writing empowering questions

Empowering questions help to shift your focus from negative thinking to positive thinking. It empowers you to take control of your emotional state and encourage more positive thought processes.

  1. Write down a negative thought/question that you tend to frequently have:

Example: I’m always feeling down in the relationships I try to form. They are always fake. Am I just someone that has a hard time making true friends?

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Empowering question to combat negative one might look like:

How do I make sure that I no longer feel down or fake in my relationships? How do I ensure that I attract real substantial and positive people into my life?

This way of thinking as opposed to the one above helps you to take more control of your situation. It suggests that the problem isn’t on you to be blamed, instead it launches you into looking for solutions to your problem. Some ways to act on this empowering questions depends on what works best for you. For example…

  • Seek the kingdom of God and all else will be added unto you
  • Begin to look for ways to enhance self-love and respect, then equal people will naturally come to you
  • Be focused on a goal and the right people (complimentary) will come to you
  • Stop building your self-worth on how people respond to you
  • Etc…
  1. Social media

Social media can create very negative habits of comparing yourself to another person who is probably in a very different situation than yourself. And who’s to say that they dont have their own struggles to deal with in life too. Regardless, some people try to completely annihilate their social medias. Instead of jumping into a complete elimination social media (which hardly ever lasts long) try to follow pages that are uplifting and encouraging. You can follow some art pages if you like art or technology, medicine, dogs and other animals etc. I’ve noticed that some meme pages are more uplifting than others. Some memes are masked to appear funny but create low self-esteem. Tell me, which type of photo is innocent and which type when consistently seen might create lower self-esteem in you?

  1. Captain and Crew: 5 essential questions to ask yourself

This is the MOST POWERFUL PRACTICE you can do and hold onto in regards to identifying your purpose in life and focus on meaningful things other than multiple other things. My best friend (in my head) and mentor, Myles Munroe, suggested the idea of answering these 5 essential questions of life. They are…

  1. Who Am I? Question of Identity
  2. Why Am I Here? Question of purpose
  3. What Can I do? question of potential
  4. Where Am I Going? Question of destiny
  5. Where Am I From? Question of creation (not heritage)

Because he is the master of this, I will let him explain further. Click the link right here, you won’t regret!

Ultimately you must take control of your negative thoughts and shape them into opportunities to create positive changes in your own life. To build on yourself and make a better you. You may not be able to control your circumstances but you can control how you react to them. You can either be bitter or better from your experiences.

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