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How do we get up after falling on the ground? / Como nos levantar depois de cairmos no chao?

Como nos levantar depois de cairmos no chao?

Ola bom dia.

Hoje e’ um dia muito especial para mim. Ontem fiz 35 anos de vida. Hoje sinto como que um novo inicio, uma nova oportunidade a agarra para atingir os meus objectivos.

Vou partilhar com voces o que faco e o que penso. Nao digo que seja o que e’ correcto para ti.  Mas sinto que e’ o que funciona comigo. O que tenciona e’ poder ajudar outras pessoas que estejam a passar por momentos menos bons nesta altura da vida. Nao sou psicologa nem psiquiatra, simplesmente passei e estou a passar por um momento unico na minha vida e do qual tenciona sair dele vitoriosa e sei que vou vencer.

Como nos levantarmos depois de cairmos no chao? Esta e’ a pergunta que escolhi para falar com voces hoje.

Primeiro de tudo sei que nos podemos sentir muito mal e que de momento pode ser que seja como tu te sentes. O mundo e’ injusto, as pessoas crueis e sentes-te sem energia para nada. O teu despertador toca e nao te sentes com motivacao nenhuma para sair da cama quanto mais para ires trabalhar e veres as mesmas pessoas de sempre e fazeres as mesmas rotinas de sempre.

Mas, tu sabes que mereces melhor na tua vida. Mereces sentires-te bem. Mereces ser feliz. Mereces acreditar naquilo que es capaz. Mas no entanto os teus pensamentos estao constantemente a dizer que nao e’s bom o suficiente. Muitas vezes comparaste-te aos outros, ves as fotos dos outros no facebook ou no instagram e sentes-te que falhaste nos teus objectivos.

Pois e’! Estas a ter pensamentos destruidores. Estes pensamentos desenrolam-se sem fim e deixam-te ainda com menos energia e quando das por ti estas o dia todo em casa a sentires-te mal e muitos dias nem chegaste a sair da cama.

Tens de sair deste labirinto de pensamentos negativos. Tens de te salvar! E so tu o podes fazer a ti mesmo. Para tal basta DECIDIRES O FAZER.

Como o podes fazer? Tens de ELEVAR OS TEUS PADROES e agir de acordo com eles, decidindo que nao toleras menos. Isto significa muda o que exiges de ti mesmo.

De seguida, deves ACREDITAR EM TI MESMO. Se elevares os teus padroes mas nao acreditares que es capaz de o fazer, ja teras te sabotado a ti proprio. As nossas crencas sao como ordens nao questionadas para o que somos capazes ou nao de fazer.

E por ultimo, MUDE DE ESTRATEGIA. Se estabelecer um padrao mais alto, e se acreditar em si mesmo vai encontrar um caminho que o ajude a atingir resultados. Um modelo de estrategia e’ encontrar um modelo, alguem que conseguiu obter aquilo que voce pretende e aprenda o que essas pessoas estao a fazer, quais sao as crencas delas e como elas pensam.

Eu nao tolero que simplesmente tenham decidido retirar-me o meu menino e o tenham colocado para adocao sem que tenham razoes validas para o mesmo. O meu filho merece ter uma familia com ele e nos o amamos imenso. Os direitos do meu filho de ter uma familia, direito de proteccao e direito a sua identidade foram violados, e eu nao tolero que a minha familia tenha sido brutalmente violada.

Eu acredito que tenho feito a diferenca por denunciar este crime e que tenha ja contribuido para que outras pessoas tenham feito o mesmo. Eu acredito que todo este mal, esta tragedia aconteceu por uma razao maior. Eu nao desisto dos meus sonhos. Afinal quando desistimos dos nossos sonhos morremos.

Desta forma, estou decidida a encontrar formas que me levem ao meu sucesso. Isto e, o meu objectivo final ter o meu filho. Eu nao conheco nenhum modelo, nenhuma mae que tenha conseguido o filho de volta dos criminosos raptores ingleses. Mas estou decidida a vencer e por isso eu sei que a Natureza me vai proprocionar todos os meios de que preciso para vencer.

Para tal, neste momento leio livro que me inspira imenso, que me ajuda a pensar positivo e que me ensina estrategias para vencer. Vejo videos de autores que sao vencedores na vida e que sabem como controlar o que pensamos e cujos pensamentos sao controlados com disciplina.

Eu sei que o sucesso e’ feito atraves daquilo que fazemos com consistencia e nao aquilo que fazemos ocasionalmente. Para tal estou a estabelcer objctivos diarios e na minha vida. Estou a trabalhar a minha mente, o meu corpo e as minhas relacoes para melhores resultados. Para ser feliz. Estou a trabalhar o meu estado de gratitude, porque quando se e’ grato, vivesse feliz nao havendo espaco para rancor nem medos.

Por hoje julgo que ja chega.

Partilharei mais com voces.

Muito obrigada por leres esta publicacao no meu blog www.iolandamenino e espero que de uma forma ou de outra te tenha ajudado.

Desejo-te um dia muito feliz!

Eu tenho uma lista imensa de coisas para fazer hoje por isso vou indo…. xau !

Iolanda Menino


How do we get up after falling on the ground?

Hello good Morning.

Today is a special day for me. Yesterday I was 35 years old. Today I feel like a new beginning, a new opportunity grabs her to reach my goals.

I’ll share with you what I do and what I think. I do not say that’s what’s right for you. But I feel that is what works with me. What you intend is to be able to help other people who are having less good times at this point in their lives. I’m not a psychologist or psychiatrist, I just went through and I’m going through a unique moment in my life and from which I intend to leave him victorious and I know that I’m going to win.

How do we get up after we hit the ground? This is the question I chose to speak with you today.

First of all I know that we can feel very bad and that at the moment it may be as you feel. The world is unjust, people are cruel and you feel powerless for nothing. Your alarm clock rings and you do not feel motivated to get out of bed the longer you go to work and see the same old people and do the same old routines.

But, you know you deserve better in your life. You deserve to feel good. You deserve to be happy. You deserve to believe in what you are capable of. But nevertheless your thoughts are constantly saying that it is not good enough. Many times you have compared yourself to others, you see other people’s photos on facebook or instagram and you feel that you have failed in your goals.

Yeah’! You are having destructive thoughts. These thoughts unfold endlessly and leave you still less energetic and when you go through you are all day at home feeling bad and many days or even get out of bed.

You have to get out of this maze of negative thoughts. You have to save yourself! And only you can do it to yourself. For this you just have to DECIDE TO DO.

How can you do it? You have to RISE YOUR PATHS and act according to them, deciding that you will not tolerate less. This means change what you demand of yourself.

Then you must BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. If you raise your standards but do not believe that you can do it, you have sabotaged yourself. Our beliefs are as unquestioned orders for what we are capable or not of doing.

And finally, CHANGE STRATEGY. If you set a higher standard, and if you believe in yourself you will find a path that will help you achieve results. A model of strategy is to find a model, someone who has been able to get what you want and learn what these people are doing, what their beliefs are and how they think.

I can not tolerate that they simply decided to take my boy away from me and put him to bed without having any valid reasons for it. My son deserves to have a family with him and we love him immensely. My son’s rights to have a family, right to protection and right to his identity have been violated, and I do not tolerate that my family has been brutally raped.

I believe that I have made the difference by denouncing this crime and has already contributed to other people doing the same. I believe all this evil, this tragedy happened for a greater reason. I do not give up on my dreams. After all, when we give up our dreams, we die. In this way, I am determined to find ways that lead me to my success. That is, my ultimate goal is to have my child. I do not know any role models, no mother who got the kid back from the English kidnappers. But I am determined to win and so I know Nature will provide me with all the means I need to win.

For that, at this moment I read a book that inspires me immensely, which helps me to think positive and that teaches me strategies to win. I see videos of authors who are winners in life and who know how to control what we think and whose thoughts are controlled with discipline.

I know that success is done through what we do with consistency and not what we do occasionally. For this I am setting daily goals and in my life. I am working my mind, my body and my relationships for better results. To be happy. I am working on my state of gratitude, because when you are grateful, live happily there being no room for grudge or fears.

I think that’s enough for today.

I will share more with you.

Thank you so much for reading this post on my blog www.iolandamenino and I hope that in one way or another I have helped you.

I wish you a very happy day!

I have a huge list of things to do today so I’m going …. wow! Iolanda Menino

 

 

 

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9 February 2019 – 3 years

Hello sweetie

Today is a hard day, it is 9th February 2019. It has been 3 years since you have been taken away from us, without mercy.

I cannot believe that you have been separated from us. It is horrible and unbelievable.

What I know, is that we love you so much and we will not give up on you ever.

Fortunately, I have lots of support from your grandparents and Father. You have lots of supporters around the World too. We have learnt that we are not alone on this path. Hundreds of other parents are trying their best to give voice to so many other children like you.

 

 

 

Santiago, I still do not know what is your eye colour, but I know I will see them smiling at me one day.

I think about you every single day. I remember every single second we spent together and specially when you smile at me.

Santiago I love you. Santiago, always my precious little baby.

I pray every single night for your angel to keep his arms around you, to protect you from evil.

I am very proud of you, my little baby Santiago.

Love Mummy,

Iolanda Menino

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The Importance of our Mindset

Mindset

Our mindset is a very powerful thing. Our thoughts are very important and what we believe about ourselves dictates our future.

 

Mindset is everything. It is one of the biggest factors that led people to success. If we believe we are capable then it makes all the difference compared to someone who believes that they’re meant to live life the way it is.

See success as a journey that takes effort and time. Choose to be happy and to believe that things can be better. I encourage people to do more things that makes them happy, to dream and be grateful. Train your mind to be grateful for everything you have, don’t take anything for granted. Replace negative thoughts for positive ones.

Believe you can do it and you shall receive.

 

Prove them wrong

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Good things will happen

Good things will happen

I have already felt the clouds in my life. Also, I had the dream job and have travelled to beautiful places. I planned to be even happier with the birth of my baby, but the rug was pulled away when I least expected it.

And I fell on the floor. I was on my knees for a long time and I cried, I cried a lot. I still cry.

But more important than anything I never gave up.

I believe we have to accept what happens to us and learn from everything.

Daring to be different is difficult, but we must always follow our heart, our common sense and our conscience.

My family held out their hand and many strangers extended me their hand and became friends. There is a lot of evil in the world, but I realise there are many good people too. Maybe it is who we do not know, that gives us even more. Those who know us sadly, some turn away. But receiving the love of those who do not know us is inspiring.

Every day, I work to be my best version. Every day I do my best to smooth the sharp edges.

I could hold a lot of grudges, I could have given up, but I believe that the union of people will do the best for people and for our planet. The life has many ups and downs but believe good things will happen!

Thank you all for your support.

Choose to be happy.

Santiago, I love you!

Good things will happen

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Prove them wrong

PROVE THEM WRONG

Prove them wrong

“The most powerful motivational speeches that I have ever heard came from people who told me I couldn’t do something. You know why? Because when they told me I couldn’t do it, I was bound and determined to show them that I could. Tell me I can’t do it. I will prove you wrong. I will show you.”

 

“We are not made to survive. We’re not made to manage our pain or get through it. We’re made to be creators of our lives. We can create anything. Anything we can dream about, we can create. How much of life do you feel like you control? How much does life control you?

Do you tend to control more of what’s going on or are events controlling you? It’s very easy to have those events start to take control unless we take control of what’s between our ears, our own mind. You see what you and I focus on massively affects how we feel. Whether we’re thriving or surviving.

If you focus on what you can’t control. If you focus on the past. If you focus on what’s missing from your life constantly. That pattern of focus will make you frustrated, overwhelmed, depressed.

Focus equals power.

If you want to thrive you have to focus on what you can control. You have to focus on the difference you can make. You have to focus on what’s already in your life that you’re thankful for.”

Most people allow their fear of failure to outweigh their desire to succeed. When you’re willing to fail again and again and again, you make up your mind to become unstoppable. When you make up your mind to become a no matter what person then that will give birth to a part of yourself that you don’t know right now.

Set some higher goals. Reach for some higher purpose, go for something beyond what you thought you could do. You’ve got to believe that tomorrow can be better than today, but here’s the big one – Believe in yourself. Ask for wisdom to deal with the challenges of today and tomorrow.”

Don’t Wish It Was Easier. Wish You Were Better.

Motivational quotes – Tony Robbins

Click below to watch the video:

http://www.simplethingcalledlife.com/success/use-doubt-as-motivation-video/

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The book I am reading

Awaken the Giant Within

The Book I am reading now is: The International Bestseller “Awaken the Giant Within – Take Immediate Control of your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial destiny” by Anthony Robbins.

I have heard about Anthony Robbins many times, but never watched any of his videos or read any of his books until now. I must say, I am glad that I took this book from the shelf to read. It is an inspiring book and it teaches a lot. Anthony has the ability to put things together and explain it very well and most important of all, he has done it! He has achieved success and there is no better way to do it than by following the steps of those who have done it.

This book speaks for example about the importance of making a decision. It helps to make decisions and gives tools to progress. Life is not always easy and the tools he teaches are needed. This book definitely is one of those good tools. I really love this man.

I have not finished reading the book but I strongly recommend you read it too!

Below is the link where you can click and buy it on Amazon (affiliate link):

 

https://amzn.to/2F5c4Zz

More About Anthony Robbins:

Anthony Jay “Tony” Robbins, (born Anthony J. Mahavoric on February 29, 1960), is an American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach. Robbins is known for his infomercials, seminars, and self-help books including Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within.

Robbins is the founder of several companies that earn approximately $6 billion in annual sales. In 2015 and 2016 he was listed on the Worth Magazine Power 100 list. He is also a philanthropist, partnering with organizations such as Feeding America.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Robbins

Awaken the Giant Within
I ❤ Santiago
Thanks for reading,
Chat soon,
Iolanda.

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Wedding Gifts

Wedding Gifts

Hi! Today is a beautiful rainy day.

I am sharing with you what I have embroidered for Wedding Gifts.

Last Summer, a couple who are Santiago’s supporters contacted me and proposed a challenge! They are going to get Married and they thought they could help my brand too!

I am very happy because it is a brilliant idea and obviously fills my heart with Love to know that my baby has a lot of support. They asked me if I was interested in sewing their wedding gifts. Isn’t this a great idea? Yes, I am very happy with that. I quickly started thinking of what I could do for them. And later on the same day, I sent back a design and they love it!!!

I am available to embroider these for you as well.

Please get in touch here.

 

I ❤ Santiago

Thank you for reading,
Chat soon,

Iolanda.

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Smiley Emoji

Keep smiling

Smiley Emoji

Keep Smiling Embroidered Pouch – Available now!

 

I felt inspired by the Smiley Emoji and the positive quote to make this pouch. It features a Happy Smiley Emoji and celebrates the importance of the smile. The Bright Yellow Emoji gives an uplifting touch!

The pouch was fully designed by myself and I am very proud of the final result. The white cotton contrasts very well with the black embroidered thread. I think the Emoji’s smile is just perfect, it’s very cheeky…

 

 

 

To shop the Keep Smiling Embroidered Pouch click  here.

I ❤ Santiago

Thanks for reading,
Chat soon,

Iolanda.