Choices, Choosing Balance, Peaceful Living, Personal Resonsibility

The Contrast of Time Management Styles

Order. Predictability. Influence. Certainty. Control. Is this how you approach your daily “to-dos”? Or is your style more like unworried, mellow, laid-back and unrushed? Neither tactic is right or wrong but sometimes they’re incompatible when working together in a team atmosphere. Suffice to say, our responsibilities are a part of living. We need them for… Continue reading The Contrast of Time Management Styles

Awareness, Choosing Balance, Creating Quiet, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

Enjoy the Ease of Simple Moments

The priceless value of simple. Simple is a word that typically doesn’t hold much fanfare. It’s not held in high regard and people usually equate simple to inferior quality and status. Why? Who knows? I can imagine a long list of reasons to speculate but for now, I’d like to share one of the things… Continue reading Enjoy the Ease of Simple Moments

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

Awareness, Choices, Choosing Balance, Daily Balance, Growth, Happiness, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

Why Too Much Time Is Still Not Enough And What I’ve Learned From It

Well, I received an unexpected gift with the global shutdown from the virus and its impact has been a surprise to say the least. I wasn’t expecting it nor seeking it. In true form, it came to me because I needed it and was ready for it. I’ve often said, “If I had more time… Continue reading Why Too Much Time Is Still Not Enough And What I’ve Learned From It

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Choosing Balance, Controlling our Emotions, Emotions, Growth, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices, Self-Care

Avoiding the Mental Spiderwebs that Trap Us in Negative Thoughts

Oh, how times have changed. Days can easily become a blur. Minutes fade into hours into days into weeks and the lack of diversity or change of scenery can darken our outlook. We’ve been stripped bare of the freedom to do what makes our life move and have a rhythm that helps us feel good.… Continue reading Avoiding the Mental Spiderwebs that Trap Us in Negative Thoughts

Awareness, Choosing Balance, Controlling our Emotions, Emotions, Fear, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

Hanging On When the World Turns Upside Down

I’m putting a hold on my follow up blog to last weeks blog Getting Comfortable With Our Thoughts which will  share suggestions of what to do with our journaled thoughts. Today, I believe it's more important to address the rise of concern and helplessness that's spreading throughout the world and hope to  ease and diffuse… Continue reading Hanging On When the World Turns Upside Down

Awareness, Choosing Balance, Controlling our Emotions, Emotions, Fear, Growth, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

Getting Comfortable with Our Thoughts

We begin to abolish the ghosts of pain and limitation when we stand and face them."T. Mirikitani I’d like to address what I’m hearing from a bunch of people who are behaving responsibly with social distancing. I’m hearing a lot of frustration with life being put into neutral. I’m hearing a lot of irritation with… Continue reading Getting Comfortable with Our Thoughts

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Choosing Balance, Emotions, Growth, Holistic Life Balance, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices, Self-Care

Spring Cleaning – It’s Not Just Good for the House!

  Springtime is here. It’s a time where we see signs of growth and fresh beginnings after a restful, dormant winter. It’s a season full of hope and possibility and opportunity. There’s an age-old tradition to do spring cleaning for the house before the hustle and bustle of summertime growth comes around and we become… Continue reading Spring Cleaning – It’s Not Just Good for the House!

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Choosing Balance, Growth, Lifestyle Transformation, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

When All the Little Things Add Up to be Too Much of Not Enough

"Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most." ~ Buddha Our days are made up of so many little things. Family things, work things, friend things, house things, community things and self-care things. I do my best to pay attention to these little things because they are a vital part… Continue reading When All the Little Things Add Up to be Too Much of Not Enough

Awareness, Choosing Balance, Emotions, Gratitude, Holistic Life Balance, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living

The Benefits and Power of Seeking “Soul Food”

Soul food. Do you know what it tastes like? Do you like it? I’m not talking about the ethnic cuisine of the rural south, which is some of the tastiest comfort food ever created, or the cultural movement of “soul food” in the 60s that nourished the spirit and united millions of African Americans. I’m… Continue reading The Benefits and Power of Seeking “Soul Food”