“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” By Aldous Huxley This quote seems appropriate as we’re about to celebrate the beginning of a brand new year — 2016. New Year’s Day can symbolize a fresh start for all of us. Try looking at the … Read More
Appreciate the Moments of Your Life!
I so often encourage people to appreciate all the moments that they’re given, because life can change in an instant. Our family has learned that the hard way, as we’ve gone through many traumatic times together. We’ve had loved ones battle cancer and other serious health crises, and grieved unexpected family losses from tragic accidents … Read More
Happy Thanksgiving to You!
I want to wish you a happy holiday! It’s wonderful to have a day set aside to focus on being grateful for the blessings we’ve all been given. Being grateful is easiest if our lives are full of happiness, though. What if instead, we’re struggling and unhappy, depressed and anxious? At those time, it can … Read More
Do You See Your Strengths?
It seems to be human nature for most of us to focus on what we don’t like about ourselves. We so often see our weaknesses, but seem to be disconnected from the ability to see our strengths. Everyone has strengths! It’s our strengths that help us move forward, when life seems to be too prickly … Read More
Our Focus Matters!
My big apologies to all of you, for being absent for so long. I think my vacation interrupted the flow of my writing — or something. In addition, a dear little boy, who’s a member of our family, has been very ill, and in the hospital for several weeks. He’s much better now, and I … Read More
Living More Mindfully
I was just talking today to Maria Schonder, a Natural Chef and Nutrition Educator, owner of Love Your Food, Love Yourself, Love Your Life. We were talking about the importance of mindfulness. To be mindful, you need to be really present with whatever you’re doing. If you’re mindfully eating, it means that you’re eating slowly … Read More