From a Linked-In conversation: 

"Kimball, my guess is, your layoff after decades of stellar performance wasn't about you personally - you were paid for the work you did, and that was your thanks. The layoff was more likely a matter of the company refocusing in a changing world. The domino effect of sustained economic stress is pretty brutal, hitting even the best of companies and the best of employees.

Decades of working in a specific way creates deeply ingrained thought and behavior patterns that may be difficult to shift when the need arises - which is NOW. That's where your self doubt comes from.  YOU are the same energetic, responsible, creative, dedicated person, but your energy patterns are stuck in what used to work for you.

It's the world that has changed.  You still have within you the ability to let go of the old world and step into a new, more exciting and vibrant one. The need to do so is unfamiliar, and hence, uncomfortable.  It doesn't mean you are any less capable, talented, or powerful.  Here's a tool that can help anyone work through such a transition and come out "whole" on the other side:

The 2010 Tapping World Seminar is in progress now, with 20 online seminars in 10 days... we personally benefited greatly by streaming into them last year.

If you're new to Energy Therapies - you'll feel a bit wierd tapping your fingertips on the energy meridians of your own body - but hey - they have enlisted some of the worlds best therapists who are offering their time at No Cost - what do you have to lose?

An event occurs - which we perceive, and we have a thought and an emotion regarding that event. The more the event affects us personally, the stronger the emotion.  Thoughts, emotions and perceptions combined, create a belief (self-doubt vs self confidence?).  It's a simple but powerful formula that can be used to change our results.  

Change is an opportunity for growth - you have time freedom now - do something wonderful with it!"  
Jo Lyn

"Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings." - Victor Hugo
  My first ignorant and awkward but excited effort to share in in a social networking group a product/business that is proving helpful to not only my health and well-being, but also my pocket-book, was met with outright disdain and was promptly deleted. 

I couldn't understand how people who call themselves entrepreneurs, (especially in this volatile economy) could be so closed minded.  Hmmm... I was initially miffed.... but the best way to change a system is from within.

Our economic society has "dumbed us down" for so many years, that punching a time clock is now the accepted norm.  That's just survival - Just Over Broke.  Money management and entrepreneurship is not taught in our schools.  The challenged of this economy are a wake up call to all of us.  It's time to stop living in survival mode and define ourselves differently. 

Rather than thinking "how can I earn enough money to survive" - we should KNOW through the spirit that no matter what happens, we are connected and supported by the Lord.  Our LDS ( pioneers knew it.  Why did we "forget" what they knew?

I've learned that we create our own level of financial success through our actions, and our actions are defined by our subconscious level of belief in ourself.  Most of us have "stuck" energy in the form of self-limiting beliefs and conflicting inner values.  Once we work through and release those, we are more free to go forward and contribute to the world in positive, creative ways.  The good news is, we don't have to go to a shrink to get to that place of inner freedom - all it takes is consistent application of some simple "subtle energy" techniques. 

What's wrong with promoting entrepreneurship?  It's the current wave.  If what we used to do for financial support doesn't work any more - it's time to look around and see what is working for others, evaluate to see if it matches our core values, and if it passes our integrity test, step up and lead. 


“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn't serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We are born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us, it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”       - Marianne Williamson

What are we creating today with this gift we call "time"? 
Blessings - Jo Lyn
Today's economy has hit so many businesses - people who normally have no problem moving onward and upward have been downsized and outsized through no fault of their own....

In my Elder Care Home business, ( most people have paid for their care by selling their homes.  When they can't sell their home, their care is paid by Medicaid (welfare), which pays about half the income of private pay.  As a result of this domino effect, our business has suffered.  It is still still providing great care to special people - but at this point, it no longer produces a powerful income.   

Our solution is to leverage my current expertise, yet expand our business in a new (but related) direction.  Health & Wellness,  Training, and Home Based Business are my expertise and core interests...

So I've moved  from the Aging Industry to the Anti-Aging Industry, and now promote cutting edge, patented products that re-set the human youth gene clusters and produce more vibrant health and beauty... and  This is new technology - the wave of the future for our business.

In the process of clarifying what direction I should take, I followed Brian Tracy's recommendation to identify my top 10 goals for the next year, then pick THE ONE that, IF I could accomplish it in the next 24 hours, would make the MOST DIFFERENCE in my life.  That is the one to focus on NOW.  

I encourage everyone who is in transition to do some soul searching regarding occupation and this economy.... If what you've done in the past no longer supports you, be pro-active and move into something that WILL support you... something that you can whole-heartedly step into and "Lead the Field", as Earl Nightengale used to say.  

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” - Alexander Graham Bell

Blessings... Jo Lyn
Challenges in life offer many opportunities to face the "dark night of the soul". These dark nights are blessings that wake us up to awareness of the power of our inner being - our spirit. I am constantly amazed at the power I have found within my soul - once I opted into living life to the fullest. All things begin at the spiritual level before they can manifest into the physical. Therefore, whatever we focus on, we get more of. 

God did not send us here to "survive" life. He sent us to explore the power of the spirit over the physical... and to explore the joy of being creators. Our mission is to discover our gifts and give them for the benefit of all. 

Some of my favorite books for personal growth: "Remembering Wholeness" by Carol Tuttle; "Power vs Force" by David Hawkins; "Energy Medicine" by Donna Eden; "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind" by T.Harv Eker; and "Hidden Messages of Water" by Emotu.