Awareness, Choices, Growth, Mindfulness, Motivation, Personal Resonsibility

The Grass Is Greener Where We Stand

There are times when the place we’re at seems less attractive than the place we want to be. In that place, the grass is always greener, the days are always brighter, things are always easier to handle, and we’re always happy. Happier than here, for sure. This is an illusion. It’s the belief that the… Continue reading The Grass Is Greener Where We Stand

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?

Awareness, Choices, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Making “My Best Effort” Be My Best Habit

Today, I intend to give the best effort I'm able to give to every task and every person, including myself. This will be a day well-lived. T Mirikitani

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

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

Choices, Fear, Growth, Lifestyle Transformation, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

How Butterflies Symbolize the Hope and Beauty in Life Change

Life is constantly evolving and although change can be frightening with it's undiscovered and unexplored territory, it also allows a place for new growth. I revisit this truth in life often with my children. My hope is to help them, as budding teenagers, to not only welcome change but seek it out for the rest… Continue reading How Butterflies Symbolize the Hope and Beauty in Life Change

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, 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

Awareness, Controlling our Emotions, Growth, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices, Success

Practicing Patience Bursts the Bubble of “Instant Success”

Patience. Read this word out loud. How does your body react? Relaxed? Tense? Comfortable? Impossible? Confident? Lacking? It's defined as "the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset." In my opinion and from personal experience, patience is one of the most prized and coveted strengths on this planet… Continue reading Practicing Patience Bursts the Bubble of “Instant Success”