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Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Washington, D.C.
Therapist, Life Coach, Author
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I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Many of us have asked this question - will I ever really be happy? Especially those of us that are Christians. After all, isn't happiness practically guaranteed by the Bible? And the answer to that is: not really. The Bible... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
There ae two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsbility for changing them. Dr. Denis Waitley Who do you blame for the conditions in your life? Did you have a lousy childhood? Was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Sometimes you feel like you're on top of the world. And sometimes you feel like the world is on top of you. Sometimes all your battles have been won and you are reflecting on your glory. And sometimes it feels... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
"Our physical condition is determined very largely by our emotional condition, and our emotional life is profoundly regulated by our thought life." Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking I'm currently reading Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book -... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Remember when you were little and imagined being a firefighter or princess or president (or whatever it was that you dreamed of being)? And you were SO excited because when you got to be bigger, you could be whatever you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Your most valuable asset can be your willingness to persist longer than anyone else. ~ Brian Tracy Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
We may encounter defeats but we must never be defeated. ~ Maya Angelou Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
You ever had a day where a close friend seems to be in a bad mood and seems to direct her negative energy towards you? You know, you try to talk to her and cheer her up and she not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Here’s a novel thought – instead of making everything so hard on yourself – why don’t you make it easier? Rather than beating yourself up or putting yourself down, why not focus on your strengths instead? Here’s what I’ve learned... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Check out my video podcast and allow me to remind you that when people say negative or toxic things, it's all about them and not about you at all. Enjoy ;-) Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Everything is scary until you actually do it. Remember how afraid you were the first time you applied for a job? The first time you had to make a presentation? The first time you spoke in public? Or - do... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2013 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Visit my Amazon Author Page to see the latest selection of my books. Find positive meditations and affirmations to get you through your day, learn how to accept and like your self exactly the way you are, find ways to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
There are many things you will have to do in life which you will find unpleasant. Paying bills, giving someone bad news and maybe even having to go to work each day can all be problematic, frustrating, exhausting or mentally... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Welcome every problem as an opportunity. Each moment is the great challenge, the best thing that ever happened to you. The more difficult the problem, the greater the challenge in working it out. ~George Speare Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2012 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Every now and then when I’m in the middle of over-analyzing and over-thinking my life (a less frequent occurrence of late, thank God), I sometimes pause and remember “Well, you can always just be happy….” Why do I have to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
A problem is your chance to do your best. ~ Duke Ellington Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2012 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Remember what you have that makes you truly grateful this holiday season: your family, good friends, good food, laughter and spending time with those you love. Even if you are not where you want to be or don't have all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. ~Knute Rockne Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2012 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times
Here are some things most of us do on an annoyingly regular basis: procrastinate, make excuses, and put things off til tomorrow things that rightly should be done today. Why do we do it? As you may have seen from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Update: I recently made a YouTube video that demonstrates the type of effective positive affirmations I am discussing below, which can be found here. As many of you already know, I've been working on a series of positive affirmations. If... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
It’s tough being an emotionally healthy person in an emotionally unhealthy world. It’s tough having to often be the bigger person, the one who doesn’t yell, the one who serves as a listening board and the one who is the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2012 at Sonya Triggs-Wharton
Your opponent, in the end, is never really the player on the other side of the net, or the swimmer in the next lane, or the team on the other side of the field, or even the bar you must... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2012 at Daily Meditations for Tough Times