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Do You Have the Tools to Access Inner Mental Power?

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Is there power in your mind? How did it get there, was it from what you read or what you have seen? Do you have the tools to access inner Mental Power? Think for a second and honestly reflect on the idea of being able to understand what you read to the point that you can accurately act on it till you have a successful outcome.

Okay, think about it this way, when was the last time you put together a Ikea BESTÅ TV storage combo entertainment center with sliding doors only to have left over screws or an extra “thing-a-ma-jig”?! Be honest, did you read the instructions first and then went to work on the project never to reference the instructions again? Or did you read and reread them over and over to make sure you’re putting together the project right, or are you like me, look at the box and just start putting it together without any manual except the picture on the box?Mental Powers or Mental Plans
Charlie: I wonder why he is always happy? I wonder if I need to worry?
Caption: Mental Powers or Mental Plans

Access Inner Mental Power

When you use your mind to do puzzles you are in fact using your mental powers. The amount of “POWER” you have can depend on many different factors. We can look at the use of mental powers the same as mental health. We need to have the right tools to accomplish our goal. Our goal is balance and recovery. True recovery can’t happen if we just give our “mental issues” one glance over and think we know how to fix it.  We can’t have a “thing-a-ma-jig” left over in our recovery.
Do you have the tools to access inner Mental Power? I think, we all kind of fall into three …

JUNE: Positive Change Challenge

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Yes, I know I’m a bit late on this, but I still wanted to share the June DBSA “Positive Six Campaign” challenge with you. There is still time to be part of it. This cartoon is the second of six I’ve been commissioned to draw for the +6 campaign via my other cartoon series The Family Stew.

Here I am working on getting over my negative talk.
DBSA +6

Positive Change Challenge - Negative self-talk plus6 - by Chato Stewart smJUNE: Positive Change Challenge

Incorporate two (+2) positive habits into your routine this month. Drink more water, be diligent about getting 8 hours of sleep, eliminate negative self-talk, etc. Small steps can lead to big changes in how you feel…physically and emotionally!

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