Words Are Just Words… Or Are They
I woke up today thinking about words. Words can be powerful.
Words without further thoughts are just that. A passing statement, an empty promise, a wish to ourselves with the potential to be fulfilled, for example, “Someday I will travel to ____________”, or “Someday I would like to get a job as _____________”.
Words can be angry or detrimental. Remember the statement, “Can’t take back those words”, which, especially in our viral social media society, proves to be more than truth.
Words we speak or those silent words we think, can haunt us, retelling stories of the past and circumstances or scenarios we cannot change that we need to forgive, and let go, so we can move forward.
Words can tell a story of success, or can be loving, or helpful, or spread kindness.
Or they can just be words.
But nothing happens if we only speak things that are not attached to further thoughts, feelings and the motivation to act on those words.
That thought or spoken word can be the creation of something awesome. And when more than one person joins together in the expansion of that thought or idea, solutions can be found and life quality for themselves and others can really expand.
We are awesomely powerful beings. Our thoughts are a spark to those words, feelings and actions.
When you speak today, think about what you say or said and the possibilities that can be accomplished with further thoughts and action to follow through.
I believe every moment of our day can feel like we are at play – especially using our incredible creative power.
It is time to enjoy life. It is time to play. <3
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Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC: Doreen holds a Bachelor of Science in Management, a Masters in Business and Policy Studies, is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a Certified Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach, Certified Professional Coach, Certified Life Coach, and the author of the book, If I Knew Then What I Know Now, Our Quest for Quality of Life.
Doreen is the founder of the Time to Play Foundation, a 501c3 not for profit organization with the mission and purpose to enrich the lives of others through programs, public awareness outreach activities, events and learning opportunities that further the concept of enjoying life. The Foundation’s website, www.TimetoPlayFoundation.org, has resources, events and articles for a person to learn what they need to know for a better life. Contact Doreen at 631-331-2675 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Foundation offers an unconventional approach in a non-threatening manner to provide solutions for the life situations that people may encounter. Working in healthcare since 1987, and with her background in quality improvement, she has followed statistics showing our society’s current evolution to be more “sick and sad”. She developed the Time to Play Philosophy: you have to be happy, healthy, have money and a work / life balance for quality of life and believes everyone has the ability to enjoy life.
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