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

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Emotions, Growth, Happiness, Personal Resonsibility

Gaining Time by Loosing Comparison

How much times he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy."Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Emotions, Growth, Lifestyle Transformation, Personal Resonsibility, Success

Chasing Perfection Instead of Our Personal Best

Lately I’ve been wondering when daily life slowly emerges from the quiet, simple living of staying home to help stop the spread of covid19, if there will be a new attitude towards what makes life feel worthwhile? What matters most? What brings us joy? Will it be more about health? Family? Enjoying quite time? Enjoying… Continue reading Chasing Perfection Instead of Our Personal Best

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

Looking Around at the Unfamiliar

Has there ever been a time in your life where you look around and nothing seems familiar? Nothing has drastically changed. No new job, no difficult challenges, no earth-shattering bad news.  I’m talking about the moment you look around at your usual life situation, and it just doesn’t look the same. Nothing has drastically changed.… Continue reading Looking Around at the Unfamiliar

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

An Essential Component to Happiness

The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society. Lawrence G. Lovasik