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, 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, 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

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”

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