Akosua Dardaine Edwards

Let's Share Lessons on The Journey

Akosua Dardaine Edwards - author, writer, coach, gender specialist, speaker

 

Think the Biggest Thought

Do not be tempted to think the smallest thought or to

lower your expectations so that anything above that

will be considered a "win" for you. You will have

already lost... Neale Donald Walsh

It takes practice to keep thinking your highest thought, to stop from reacting, especially in relationships, whether it is intimate relationships, friendships, work relationships, which ever one.

It takes practice to also remind yourself of your intentions, to keep asking "what is my intention"

Over the last week I have been so tested, I had to summon the questions, particularly when I wanted my own way. I wanted to win at all costs. As soon as those feelings came up, I reminded myself that I had to ask, what is my intention and what is the highest thought. I must admit, not all the time it worked, I seem to have started off 2018 with a number of disagreements with friends, and there were times my response was listen - to hell with this! or to pout and act passive aggressive.

 

We prefer not to feel discomfort, we prefer not to go through the storm and come out on the other side

I, for one, find it extremely uncomfortable but I have been placed in this situation all of 2018 thus far

2018, you got me so far!

And what I have learnt is, once I pass through the discomfort, the knots in my tummy, it gets better, I feel free to express myself more and more knowing that I will be okay and if the other party makes a decision I do not like I may not agre with I will be better able to deal with the circumstance

I will be able to walk away knowing I said what I needed to say

knowing that I did my absolute best

knowing that I chose the highest and biggest thought

knowing that I checked in with my intention

and that my lovies is the best thing you can so, all else is a recipe for disaster

Peace

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Your story is inspiring, your delivery is real
— Barbara Ince, President - Maloney Women's Group
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— Cherisse Rawlins - Teacher Moruga Secondary
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— Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - New York
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— Marlene Charles, YWCA President
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Unveiling was exactly what I needed, thank you.
— Participant at 2017's Unveiling- Looking into the Mirror of Self
Akosua, congratulations and thank you for that fabulous and thoughtful sharing from your book. I did NOTHING for the weekend but read your books. Madam, I found your story telling light and entertaining, true Trini style but DEEP.
— Sandra Ferguson, Agency for Rural Transformation, Grenada W.I
After hearing Ms. Akosua speak, I now know that I am everything and that I have everything to become who I want to be.
— Jenna Marie Bharat, Student- San Juan South Secondary School
Madam Akosua was awe inspiring. Excellent motivational skills. For me as a new retiree her words encourage me to “give back to the village”
— Anthea Doyle
Inspirational for both year groups. Forms 3 and 5. They were at the edge of their seats. prodding them to plan and even when things do not go as planned... to never give up when faced with life’s challenges
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