Home Time

These are the first two sentences I wrote on my website page, “I AM ME”:

“I AM” are two of the most important and powerful words that you can say. You believe what you tell yourself so what you put behind these two little words shapes your perspective of your reality.

An affirmation is a positive statement declared to be true.

An affirmation is used to uplift and empower the person using it.

There is a phrase that has been used repeatedly throughout this pandemic. You have probably heard many say, “I am stuck at home”. You have probably been told by or heard from others that “You are stuck at home.” It may be safe to say that many haven’t thought twice about this terminology.

What happens when you accept how this is being said?

You believe it taking on the perception that you are stuck.

What does being stuck mean to you? How does it make you feel?

The word ‘stuck’ carries a negative connotation. It means being unable to move from a particular position or place; unable to change a situation.

The terminology that you use or accept is very important to your well-being. Words like thoughts, emotions, actions and reactions are energetic. This energy affects you physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

A negative perspective is always accompanied by negative ramifications. These ramifications can be depression, sadness, sense of lacking, loneliness, anxiety, anger, hate, worry, fear, boredom, wavering faith, pessimism, dwindling hope, and many more. Do not dwell on the negative.

You are NOT stuck!

Block out this type of negativity by using an affirmation as it is intended.

Examples: I am home, I am safe at home, or I am on a home staycation.

Whatever your situation is right now… stay informed but limit your exposure to negativity and follow the guidelines but do not become idle.

Some suggestions for “home-time”: establish a balanced routine – be positive – be productive – be active – challenge yourself – watch uplifting/positive media – listen to uplifting/positive music – exercise and cleanse all your bodies (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual) – reconnect with your ‘self” – read – pray – have faith – have hope – relax – be artistic –renew your love for something you used to do – crafting – sewing – play games (puzzles/cards/board games) – projects you’ve meant to do – meditate – declutter and/or organize your space – spring cleaning – activities for kids– reconnect with those in your home – learn something new –spend time in your yard – spend an hour in the sunshine (helps to recharge) whether it is outside or sitting by the window – open blinds and/or drapes – open windows – listen to the calming sound of the rain – cleanse the energy inside your home – rearrange furniture/room decor to resume energy flow – burn incense or candles (aroma therapy) – call friends and family (sound of a voice can be uplifting and healing for you and/or them) – spend time with your pet(s) – have fun – get rest and the list goes on and on and on…

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