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Black Women Making A Difference

October is packed with purposeful causes to support. Here are two opportunities for you to get involved.

 

Join me on 09/18 for a Tea & Tell. You sip while I tell you all about the activities that I have planned for breast cancer Awareness Month.

Let’s join forces to make a difference in the lives of those who are experiencing this terrible disease.

Click here to register.

 

Are You Ready For Another Brisk Morning Run?

On Saturday October 22, 2022, at 7:30am we are excited to welcome our Charlotte Community together for our inaugural A Princess’s Closet 5K Race Edition. Whether you are a seasoned runner, someone that is just getting started or someone that prefers walking; we invite you to register for a brisk morning run. 

This race is geared for families to come together and cultivate community, contribute to their health and wellness and fellowship with other families in the Charlotte Metro area. All are welcome on this fun, fast and flat course on October 22, 2022. Register using the link below.

https://chantelgrier.com/lets-run-apc-5k

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Are You A Survivor…

If so, join our Sister Support Circle

Every breast cancer Survivor needs a support circle.   It’s time to find yours.

Your circle should be filled with those who are rooting for you when you feel down, who sit with you when you don’t feel well and who push you when you fail to show up as your best self. A breast cancer Survivor is already powerful – but when survivors who are determined to thrive become a collective, great things always happen.

  • Are you a woman who has survived breast cancer?

  • Are you ready to find and connect with your sister support circle?

  • Do you find it challenging to get genuine support and find people who can empathize with you?

  • Are you ready to offer the support that you are desperately in need of?

If you can relate to any of the questions above, join us for the Sister Support Circle. This exclusive event is especially for woman breast cancer Survivors to unite through a common bond, gain support from other Survivors, and foster a life-long support network.

Mark Your Calendar for the following dates:

  • October 5th

  • October 12th

  • October 19th

  • October 26th

  • November 9th

  • December 14th

There is a $100 dollar investment to join. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

You can expect to experience the following:

  • Become an empowered survivor

  • Gain empathy and support from like-minded sisters

  • Increase your happiness and awareness

  • Find a safe space to share your thoughts

  • Regain your confidence

  • Make lasting friendships

  • Improve your sense of belonging

The Sister Support Circle only has 5 openings in 2022. Sign up now to reserve your spot.

Upon registration you will receive a welcome kit and next steps on how to join the circle.

Your welcome kit includes the following key items as well as other essentials to celebrate your arrival into the circle.

  • Manifesting your Intentions Journal

  • Herbal TEA Variety Pack

  • Weekly Affirmation Cards

  • Instructions on how to make the most of each week and attract the support you need from the circle

Sponsorship

Do you know a Survivor?  If so, you can…

Sponsor a sister in need. You can Sponsor a woman to join this unique circle.

Give her the gift of inclusion and belonging by financially supporting a survivor who would enjoy this opportunity to grow.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Heal Recover Grow Incorporated, a non-profit agency dedicated to assist women who have experienced breast cancer, job loss or divorce re-engage in society as skillful, confident and empowered citizens by offering, self-improvement opportunities, skills development classes and mentoring relationships. 

There are several ways to donate:

  • Cash App: $originsofpeace07 

  • PayPal: paypal.me/originsofpeace 

  • US Mail: P.O. Box 481599 Charlotte, NC 28269. Check or money order made out to Origins of Peace. 

Thank you for donating to this worthwhile effort.

Your donation is nonrefundable, and it is not tax-deductible. 

 

Great health is the greatest wealth!

Melissa

 

 

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Doing the Absolute Most!

 

There are so many Rhymes & Rhythms to

understanding Peace and the Pursuit of it.

Before I jump into the discussion about people pleasing, I want to explain the concept of Acknowledgement to

strengthen your Spiritual Wellness.

Increase your Acknowledgement of what is around you in order to build trust, knowledge and foresight to manage your personal struggles.

There will be times when you do not understand why “a certain thing” happened in your life, and you will not know if it happened to you or for you.

There will also be times when you cannot seem to shake the residual effects of “that certain thing”    BUT

There are special promptings and messages that show up as direction for your journey.

Biblical Scripture is my personal compass because the content found within it has helped me to elevate out of various dark places in my life.

You can utilize whatever word inspires you to take action, you just need discernment to notice the direction that is found within the text. 

I’ve used the word direction repeatedly because the word that inspires you needs to have a layout of forward progression.

 

Take a look at the diagram above.

The Energy Enhancer/ (Scripture) is: Genesis 50:20-21

The direction found within is: “Don’t Be Afraid.”

The knowledge gained is: God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives

The Trust Factor is: I will provide for you and your children

The Personal Struggle Statement is: You intended to harm me

Acknowledgement of all the factors contained in the scripture allow you to freely move in Peace. You are essentially giving a head nod to the fact that the opposition had it out for you, they tried everything in their power to trap you, but the intention for your life is greater than any plan they could think of or imagine SO THEREFORE God’s word over your life cancels out their plan. 

PERIOD.

You will find your blessing (Peace) on the other side of your personal struggle.

Face whatever you need to face and deal with whatever needs to be dealt with. By doing so you remove its power over your life.

You were designed to be a creator, an innovator, a mountain mover and an overcomer.

It’s time to live!

Now, a quick word about being a people pleaser or as I sometimes refer to them as “a performer.”

 

  • Are you the type of person who feels like you always have to be doing something to gain attention or support from others

  • Do you often feel overlooked or isolated if you are not helping someone by providing a solution to their problems

  • Do you neglect your self-care needs by putting the needs of others before your own

If any of these people pleasing/ performer traits sounds familiar to how you move in this world, it’s time to have a long talk with yourself and make different choices.

Neglecting your needs to appease others is a quick way to achieve mental, physical and emotional exhaustion.

When we fail to establish boundaries with others and we willingly perform in order to gain their acceptance, we are merely acting, and just like in the entertainment industry, we are not showing up authentically. You are uniquely and wonderfully made. Acknowledge that and walk in the acceptance that your needs matter too.

I am sharing 3 tips to help you put down the script and stop performing:

  • Realize that your needs are important

  • Develop an Action Plan to prioritize what you need

  • Ask yourself this question each day: “Did I choose me today?”

I’ve shared a lot today so let’s seal it with a prayer.

Click here to hear this message in its audio version and to receive the special prayer at the end.

You know how to reach me if I can be of service to you:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: (1) Melissa Rivers – YouTube

Sign up for my email list: Origins of Peace, LLC – Continuous Improvement Coach, Personal Development Mentor, Professional Growth Educator! (melissaarivers.com)

Purchase my Course entitled Create! and let me help you start your journey to Peace.

Peace,

Melissa – Your Creative Peace Coach

www.originsofpeace.com

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You Are Holding Unprocessed Grief. Let it out.

Why keep holding on to it…

God has a special way of sending those much-needed messages right when you need them the most.

The divine intervention and orchestration that goes into souls colliding for a common cause is unmatched!

Who can do it better than God? For me, I know the answer is….no one can do it better.

A key to knowing when you are eliminating unprocessed grief is those divine appointments that find their way on your calendar and those divine opportunities that have your name assigned to them.

Do the work and know that you are about to go birth something beautiful.

Self-care tip #3 is: Process your Grief

Come back tomorrow and we will go a little deeper.

Stay in the know:

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel: (1) Melissa Rivers – YouTube

Sign up for my email list: Origins of Peace, LLC – Continuous Improvement Coach, Personal Development Mentor, Professional Growth Educator! (melissaarivers.com)

 

Peace,

Melissa – Your Creative Peace Coach

www.originsofpeace.com

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What Does Your Body Need Right Now !?!

What Self-Care Practices Keep You Feeling Peaceful?

This week I’m sharing a few self-care practices that help me stay peaceful, intentional and creative.

Listen, somedays are better than others but we each have the power within to change the course of our day.

I can show you exactly how to do it using a little reverse engineering and a lot of creative ingenuity!

Time is one of those valuable resources that will never return to us, that’s why it is important to understand the value of Shifting!

Tune in to the blog each day as I drop a few gems to help you keep it cute, calm and creative, even when things aren’t going as planned.

Peace,

Melissa – Your Creative Peace Coach

www.originsofpeace.com

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Do You Have a Stylist Work Style? Impressive!

Every verbal or non-verbal expression is a form of communication. Your work style is a means to showcase how you communicate.

A person with a stylist work style communicates through placement and appearance of content. How things look plays an essential role in delivering the message.

Although this work style is great because of the short attention span that most people have, it also has a few cons because of the often-overlooked details within the wording and supplemental content.

Listen in to learn more about the Stylist Work Style.

 

Peace,

Melissa, your Creative Peace Coach!

http://www.originsofpeace.com

originsofpeace@gmail.com

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Are You a Task Queen?

Hi there!

Today I’m discussing the Task Queen Work Style. If you like to make lists, and I mean detailed lists inclusive of categories and assigned time frames, you embrace the Work Style of a Task Queen!

This Work Style has both pros and cons. Listen in to learn what those are and to find out all about how to effectively manage this work style and how to show up as your best relaxed self in the process.

Of course, I created a bonus care package for my Introverts. Email originsofpeace@gmail.com and enter “Task Queen” in the subject line to claim yours.

 

Peace,

Melissa A. Rivers – Creative Peace Coach

Origins of Peace, LLC

http://www.originsofpeace.com

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Are You A Planner?

Tuesday’s Tip!

Today’s video focuses on the Work Style of a Planner. Tune in as I discuss the benefits and challenges of this work style.

As a bonus, I’m designed a special care package for my Introvert Email Subscribers which includes a free template to help you organize your event and implement with peace, self-care tips to help you stop pursing perfectionism, and an audio recording of Mantras that I created to help you create a peaceful aura around your planning responsibilities.

Email me at originsofpeace@gmail.com if you would like to receive this valuable resource!

 

 

Peace,

Melissa A. Rivers – Origins of Peace, LLC

http://www.orginsofpeace.com

originsofpeace@gmail.com

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What Is Your Work Style?

Happy Monday!

This week we’re taking a deeper look into 4 different types of work styles.

Are you a Planner, a Task Queen, a Stylist or a Visualizer?

All of these work styles are valid and useful, but they all have tendencies that can keep you from being as productive as you can possibly be. Join me here on the blog Tuesday-Friday for insight into each work style and how to use them to build your team and maximize production.

To join my email list engineered specifically toward Introverts for guidance on finding your voice and becoming a better communicator email originsofpeace@gmail.com and enter Introvert Email List in the subject line.

If you’re following me on Facebook or Instagram, be sure to follow my blog by clicking here.

 

Peace,

Melissa Rivers – Origins of Peace, LLC

originsofpeace@gmail.com

www.originsofpeace.com