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

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, 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

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Fear, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Choices

The Gift of Practicing Social Responsibility with Social Distancing

"My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together" ~ Desmond Tutu Oh, my friends! Who would have ever believed we’d be in the middle of a pandemic? I can’t even imagine in my worst nightmares what it was like to live before our current advancements in medicine. To live… Continue reading The Gift of Practicing Social Responsibility with Social Distancing

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”

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

How Boundaries Help Protect Us from Pushy People

Pushy people. I’m sure you’ve run across these kind-of-people. They’re not necessarily bad people, or mean people, but they certainly can be pesty, and they’re absolutely- capable of creating chaos in our lives if we allow them. If you’ve lucked out and haven’t dealt with pushy people, high five yourself for you are truly fortunate… Continue reading How Boundaries Help Protect Us from Pushy People

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

The Recurring Roadblocks that Foil Our Dreams

"My dream is the prize I want from life, but my obstacles are the master class for what I need in life in order to thrive." ~ TWM How is January going for you? I’ve been curious about how my fellow life-enthusiasts are doing with our fresh new beginning, and it has me asking if… Continue reading The Recurring Roadblocks that Foil Our Dreams