How often do we take time to get what we need? It’s so easy to get lost chasing what we want. Things to make life more fun, more entertaining, or looks more plentiful and successful? While it’s a blessing to reap the material rewards of hard work, commitment and dedication, it’s never sufficient enough without… Continue reading Making Sure We Get What We Need by Practicing Self-Care
“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is.”Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose Can you fill in the rest of this sentence? "I'd… Continue reading I’d Be Happy If Only…
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
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
If I asked you, “Do you feel your life is in balance?” How would you answer? “Yes”, “No”, “Maybe”? If you’re not a definitive “Yes”, do you wonder then what balance truly means for you? “Happiness is not a matter of intensity, but of balance, order, rhythm, and harmony.” Thomas Merton I do and I… Continue reading Life – Balance. What does it mean to you?
As reported in the Washington Post article, Americans are getting more miserable, and there’s data to prove it, it’s understandable that finding more happiness in our lives is one of the most popular goals for the new year. Are you among the many wanting to feel more joy? That feeling is much closer and attainable… Continue reading Seeking More Happiness in 2020? The Gift of Finding Happiness Lies Within Us
There comes a time when we transition into something more than we already are. An addition to our daily life. An extension of what we are currently doing. A new direction. And as we reap the rewards of our new direction and hard work and enjoy feeling validated by it, another feeling is revealed. Confidence.… Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Confident?
Do you ever catch your inner chatter? The self-talk running through your brain and quite possibly interrupting creative time, fun time or learning time? Of course you do, we all do. We all notice the self-talk that so rudely interrupts our concentration during the day, and quite often. In fact, it’s believed the brain has… Continue reading What Does Your Self-Talk Sound Like?
“There’s no greater gift than thinking that you had some impact on the world, for the better.” Gloria Steinem Isn’t it the best gift ever when we receive validation for our hard work? To have a dream of doing better, to design a plan with benchmarks and goals, to follow our plan with commitment and… Continue reading Validation Is a Valuable Motivator
Autumn officially arrived this past weekend. Even if the weather isn’t feeling like Autumn in some parts of the world, we can feel the change in the air. The active season of planting and growing have passed and now is the time where the rewards for our year of hard work shows itself. The fevered… Continue reading OK, I Know What I Want to Do. Now What?