Let Go of Your Story to Find Freedom

“Let go of your story so the universe can write a new one for you.” Marianne Williamson This is a time when we are usually thinking of freedom and independence in political terms, but I want to go a little different direction here.  Let’s talk for a minute about the freedom to create our ownContinue reading “Let Go of Your Story to Find Freedom”

5 Ways to Push the Reset Button on a Bad Day

Ever had a day where you started out grouchy and out of sorts and things just went downhill from there?  The kind of day where you wished you could push the reset button and start over?  Well you might not be able to turn back the clock, but there are a few things you canContinue reading “5 Ways to Push the Reset Button on a Bad Day”

Living Changed Pt. 2 and Free Book Day

Yesterday I talked about how making changes can be easier than living with them.  Today I want to talk to those who may be feeling forced to make changes for health reasons that you really don’t want to make.   Maybe your doctor says you have to lose weight.  Or that special diet to treat orContinue reading “Living Changed Pt. 2 and Free Book Day”

Positive Thinking Day

Today, September 13 is Positive Thinking Day.  No surprise I latched onto this one, right?  One truth in this world that I do know is that we all create our own reality with our thoughts.  You really are what you think, so we all really want to be careful of what we let into ourContinue reading “Positive Thinking Day”

A Lesson in Mindfulness

Bob and I have a very nice laundry room in our home.  I did not realize how spoiled we were until the dryer went out.  We live full-time at a lakeside resort and there is a laundry room on the property.  In fact it is less than a block from our house.  But I quicklyContinue reading “A Lesson in Mindfulness”

Seeing with New Eyes

Yesterday morning as I was walking toward the lake I stopped suddenly with a “Whoa… Cool!”  The beauty of the morning mist hovering over the lake stopped me in my tracks.  This is not an everyday occurrence,  but it is also not that rare.  It does leave me in awe every time I see it however.Continue reading “Seeing with New Eyes”

Fighting Against or Living For?

Two and a half years ago Bob and I moved to the lake.  At first it was “paradise.”  Then some major changes around here brought us back to reality and reminded us that life has its challenges and people are people no matter where you live. The biggest challenge for me has been staying young and healthyContinue reading “Fighting Against or Living For?”

101 Positive rEsources: Affirmations and Compassion

Remember that resource list I published here some time ago?  Well it just sat there on it’s own page with only a handful of people ever looking at it. During this difficult time I know people will be needing these resources more than ever making it important to get them out where people will beContinue reading “101 Positive rEsources: Affirmations and Compassion”