Life happens one moment at a time. This is the only place we "actively" live. The rest is memory and dreams. Wherever you are, whoever you’re with, whatever you’re doing... be there! Be wholly there! Being present is living life to your fullest. It's not missing out on the joys we're gifted. And it's not… Continue reading One Moment at a Time
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
"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
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!
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?
Nobody said life was easy. Life is good. But life isn’t easy. In our youth we don’t understand the natural law of compounding. If we did, we may have paid closer attention to our decisions and perhaps listened more to our elders. But no, youth is king, and we knew better. Just watch us prove… Continue reading Trying To Save Someone Who Doesn’t Want To Save Themselves
2019 is coming to a close. 2020 brings the promise of not only a new year but a new decade. Though no one can go back and make a brand new start anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ~Carl Bard At the end of the year its common practice to… Continue reading Hindsight is 20/20: Suggestions for a Positive End of Year Review
"It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" Henry David Thoreau Hi friends. I hope you had a wonderful week and I’m sure you’re looking forward to your break from work or school. I’ll bet your weekend is booked solid with fun, chores, sports,… Continue reading Finding Time to Be Alone is One of the Best Investments to Give Yourself
“The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” Albert Einstein As children, we possessed a beautiful curiosity for the world and how we engage with the world. This element of curiosity made life shine with excitement and anticipation for adventure. We saw a world of possibility, and intrigue, and… Continue reading Embrace Curiosity. It May beExactly What You Need