Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

Temporarily Closed for MaintenanceThe Universe continues to remind me that I need to tend to some personal spiritual and physical maintenance, so the blogs will be fewer for the time being. I will continue to post a daily meditation thought on my Facebook page. I am...
Creating Your Future

Creating Your Future

Wherever you are on your life’s journey there are a few key beliefs that can help you create a future of success and happiness (of course, that depends on your definition of those two things.) For me that also includes health. Here are a few common core beliefs that...
Happiness Is…

Happiness Is…

Just a few ways to create some happiness for yourself and others… Sit down and enjoy a leisurely breakfast (instead of gobbling a few bites over the sink before rushing out the door). Indulge in your favorite childhood treat, like an ice cream sandwich. Find one...
Where Did the Time Go?

Where Did the Time Go?

Now that summer is coming to an end you might be asking yourself where did the time go? Our vision of summer includes time for fun and relaxation but often while we might be blessed with opportunities they are often crowded out by countless distractions. So here are...
Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Need a little pick-me-up? So did I today, so went in search of some wisdom and came up with the following quotes. I hope they bring some happiness your way. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” ~ Phyllis Diller “Stressed, spelled backwards...
Get Happy

Get Happy

As I was searching for my topic this week (since no flashes of inspiration had come to me), the Universe reached out with a strong suggestion (about 5 different articles) that the topic was to be on happiness. So here goes… What does it mean to be happy? How do you...
More Play, Less Work

More Play, Less Work

When was the last time you allowed yourself to play? Really play, like you did when you were a child. To some, playing may appear to be unproductive, but in truth, it’s more profitable than you might think. By permitting yourself to indulge in a good time and...
Be Nice, Be Kind

Be Nice, Be Kind

Sometimes just the smallest gesture can create ripples beyond our intentions. So why not create ripples that generate a positive effect? Being nice, or being kind, doesn’t mean you say yes to everything or everyone. It doesn’t mean you give in. What it...
The Power of Optimism

The Power of Optimism

It’s true – being an optimist can make you healthier! Optimists are more likely to overcome pain and adversity. By exercising your power of optimism you are able to increase your body’s positive responses. Here are a few ways to develop that positive...
A Trinity of Courtesies

A Trinity of Courtesies

Three of the most powerful phrases in our lives are Please, Thank you, and I’m Sorry. When we treat each other with this mutual respect we create harmony and grace in our daily lives. In the art of persuasion, please is a powerful word. A request can sound more...
C’mon, Get Happy

C’mon, Get Happy

On occasion, I find that I need a little reminder that getting or being happy is all up to me (or you). And sometimes we find ourselves needing a little boost, or opting for a “fake it, till you make it” attitude to get us back to that happy state of mind....
Things That Matter

Things That Matter

Memories – When I recall memories of my youth, thankfully there are more friends than activities. And even more gratitude arises as I contemplate that those good friends are still a part of my life. My memories also include those wonderful times spent with my...
More Play, Less Work

The Joys of Childhood

As a grandparent, I have the privilege of seeing my grandchildren grow up and am reminded of the simple joys of childhood. So, today I am compiling a list of as many things I can think of where I can remember those times from my childhood, sharing them with my...
Happiness Is…

The Simple Joys of Life

Sometimes we forget to recognize the simple joys of life so I  thought I would share a few that are on my list: Tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches Daffodils and tulips Celebrating holidays with family and friends Old movies Fresh picked fruit Ice cream Star or...