She said it is important to learn how to control the emotions that lead to the bad habits; learn how to express your concerns and fears in a healthy way; consult with a professional, whether it’s a money manager or a health professional, to get advice on coping mechanisms, and don’t expect an immediate fix. It takes time to change a habit, just as it took time to develop the behavior in the first place.
In “Lies At The Altar,” for example, Smith said many couples have “unspoken needs, unasked questions, outrageous expectations, and hidden agendas that often linger beneath the surface of the wedding vows and later cause power struggles, suffering, feelings of hopelessness and failure in marriages.”
“Inspirational Vitamins” provides a list of tips to help awaken people to their full potential.
“…Awakening is about involving yourself fully in the game, in the ebb and flow of your life,” Smith wrote. “If you have been hibernating, right now may be a good time to emerge from your cave.”
It is important, Smith said, that you understand what you are truly hungry for, not what you say you hungry for. Once you gain that clarity, you can find your way to satisfaction.