Tuesday, October 30, 2007

10 Tips for Harnessing the Power of Your Enthusiasm!

October 2007 Month of Enthusiasm!

10 Tips for Harnessing the Power of Your Enthusiasm!

Sometimes people can become overwhelmed with what shows up in the course of our everyday livingness. When it comes to enthusiasm, many feel like the pendulum swings constantly between the extremes, only occasionally slowing to the middle. Here are 10 tips for you to stay tuned in to your enthusiasm, often allowing for greater joy, happiness and ease in your life.

Energy and vitality is the dynamic force behind your enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is energy expressed physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally.

Now is the best place to focus your attention. After all, enthusiasm is a present moment experience.

Take things in stride. The ebb and flow of life is a natural part of the mystery of our life journey. This is true whether we understand it or not; whether we like it or not. Harnessing the power of your enthusiasm provides a level of resiliency to effectively handle “the stuff of life”, especially the “tough stuff of life”.

Honor your expression and experience of enthusiasm. This is your gift. It is part of what makes you unique.

Understand that others have their own unique experience and expression of enthusiasm. This may be similar to or completely different from yours. Remember there is no one enthusiasm shows up.

Smile. Yes a simple smile can connect you with your enthusiasm. A smile engages us at all levels. A smile can also help spread the “contagious” aspect of enthusiasm to others.

Ignite the spark of enthusiasm by discovering what to do when your get up and go got up and wentSM. This provides you with a ready list of insights, tools, resources and ‘sparks’ you can easily use as needed. They can also be used when things are going well in order to get and keep enthusiasm.

Awareness is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. Become aware of what causes changes and shifts in your enthusiasm. Awareness provides information. Information is a valuable resource.

Self-care is essential to your overall well-being and keeping your well of enthusiasm filled and your fountain flowing. Practicing extreme self-care allows us to show up more fully in all areas of our life and work.

Movement and meditation are two simple ways to keep us ‘tuned-up’, energized and vital. Movement improves circulation, while helping to shift energy so we may think and feel great. Meditation allows us to enter the gentle quiet so we may separate from the stresses and overload common in today’s fast-paced world. Both serve us well.

Keep this list of the 10 Tips for Harnessing the Power of Your Enthusiasm! handy. Share them with family friends and co-workers. Together you can co-create a positive, encouraging environment to nurture your enthusiasm, which brings about powerful results.



© 2007 Antoinette S. Webster. All rights reserved.
To find out more about Harnessing the Power of Your Enthusiasm!, contact Antoinette today to at Info (at) ASystemthatWorks.com.

Antoinette is also available for interviews, speaking engagements, keynotes and spouse programs along with training programs, retreats and workshops. And she works with a limited number of individuals and groups for ongoing coaching. Contact her at 513.887.0600 or
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