Between the many "to-dos", and "must-dos", and "have to-dos", it's important to remember to take time to do something, simply for the joy of it! Joy is a vital ingredient we must deliberately add to our day. It can feel like a magic pill, a breath of fresh air, a warm hug and lovingly says,… Continue reading Taking Time for Things that Bring us Joy Each and Every Day.
The sun is always shining. To be in the light simply depends on where we're standing. Being in the dark does not and IS NOT permanent. When we keep moving, we move through the dark times, and can once again step into the light that illuminates our path and provides optimism and hope. We can never get to where we want to be by standing where we are now. The earth maintains balance by altering sunlight and darkness. It must in order to exist. The same is true for life. Taking time to observer nature can help us to reconnect with this truth! We have the capability to make it through if we continue to believe.
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…
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought."Napoleon Hill Be intentional in what thoughts are planted in the mind. They influences our focus. Our actions. And ultimately our satisfaction in life. Keep it Simple, Just Teri
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”
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
Gratitude is said to be a feeling of appreciation for what we have. It turns our focus outward and opens our eyes to what other people and life offer us. The magic of gratitude is that it connects us with the goodness out there in the world and especially in our own life. It restores… Continue reading Gratitude is the Secret Super Power to Living a Satisfied Life
Setting honest and loving standards helps us to live a life of authenticity where who we believe we are is congruent with how we live our life every day. Setting challenging standards helps us to live each day striving to produce our best results. We live up to the standards we set and that helps… Continue reading Raising Our Standards to Bring Our “A” Game