Authentic Living, Personal Resonsibility

Short and Simple and to the Point

Hello dear friends! I want to share with you that my blog posts will take on a new shape for a little while. They'll be shorter, simpler, perhaps part of a series and even more dedicated to be worthy of your attention. I have a project that requires a lot more of my attention but… Continue reading Short and Simple and to the Point

Authentic Living, Awareness, Personal Resonsibility

The Catastrophic Nature of a Lie

Lies. To me, they are one of the most destructive powers on the planet! It hurts if I’ve been lied to. It hurts when I see other people lied to. It hurts when the nature of a person is to fabricate a lie, and some people do this for a living, or perhaps recreation! Big,… Continue reading The Catastrophic Nature of a Lie

Authentic Living, Choices, Peaceful Living, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

One Tiny Act

Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” Jackie Chan Every day I commit to living my best life and part of this is my commitment to perform one tiny act of love and kindness to everyone who intersects my path. Every, single, person! And it can be… Continue reading One Tiny Act

Authentic Living, Choices, Fear, Personal Resonsibility

The Precarious Adventure Into the Unknown

It’s been a busy few weeks for me. My kids started school on Monday and as you could imagine, we were saddled with a long list of “to dos” and we dutifully worked through them; however, this year felt so different. Of course it felt different. In fact, it’s very, very different! In the past,… Continue reading The Precarious Adventure Into the Unknown

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

The Subtle Trap of Texting. Can It Wait?

Texting is king. The new communication vein, delivered with lightning speed and removing traditional delays for delivery and response. Depending on your style, you may or may not immediately respond to texts. I feel it's a matter of personality, health, and lifestyle. Some people are open to interruptions and actually feel refreshed after a small… Continue reading The Subtle Trap of Texting. Can It Wait?

Authentic Living, Choices, Mindfulness, Peaceful Living, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Stay Calm and Carry On

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. James Allen

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Controlling our Emotions, Growth, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

Our Malleable Minds

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything"George Bernard Shaw Photo: Pixabay

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Emotions, Mindfulness, Peaceful Living, Personal Resonsibility

Embrace Stillness: Find Your Center

When I'm feeling pain and sadness. When life seems overwhelmed by chaos and disorder. When confusion clouds direction. I do what is immediately within my control. I take time for quiet and go within and listen to the wisdom of my soul. It takes me to a place where I am centered. A place of… Continue reading Embrace Stillness: Find Your Center

Authentic Living, Awareness, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

The Judge Within Us

Judgment. A painful word to endure. When we’re judged it’s easy to feel stupid, emotional or clueless as if we’re not clever or sharp enough to choose or perform well. Most of all, we feel minimized as a person because when we're judged, our flaws and mistakes take center stage. Judgment’s defined as “the process… Continue reading The Judge Within Us

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choosing Balance, Controlling our Emotions, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

Help, They’re Driving Me Nuts! Learning From Our Feelings Of Irritation

Human interaction. It can be beautiful and uplifting and can make us hopeful to engage with the world. It can also be disheartening and draining and that’s when we may question why we even bother to be connected. For instance, it’s so frustrating when someone we care about, know, work with or live next to,… Continue reading Help, They’re Driving Me Nuts! Learning From Our Feelings Of Irritation