I want you to think about that question for a good minute. Are you happy? Yes? Are you happy in a it’s as good as it gets sort of happy? Are you a deep down happy? High on life happy? If you are surface happy, you can do better. Like if things are just mediocre … Continue reading How Happy Are You?
Listen to your children, your person, and yourself. Listen to the cries and laughter of the humans you love most. Listen to the still small voice of God. If we stop and really listen we can hear the answers we seek. It’s in the tone of voice and in the silence between the words. Yes … Continue reading Listen
Make peace a priority. Even if it is just a few minutes each day. Create a space that is just for peace. Tell you family and friends that this time, this space is sacred to you. Do not compromise on that time and space. Don't say to any human, animal, or negative thought, "Yes you … Continue reading Guard Peace
I told you, dear reader, something new was coming. I have officially said goodbye to Medium.com. Don't worry we are still friends. I have decided that my work needs to be here where my readers do not have to pay an arbitrary fee. I will be accepting submissions for this new online publication. Soon you … Continue reading It’s Here!
Hi, I am late posting here today because I have been working diligently getting my new publication together. I have no deadline. I am just so excited for you to see it! It doesn't matter how much time I have there never seems to be enough time in the day. Can you relate? Watch for … Continue reading Late Late Late
I am in the throws of a change here in our home on the great communicator called the internet. We are shifting some publications to make it easier for you, dear reader,to access them. I am excited and scared. The What ifs are huge. I know it will appear smooth and easy for you if … Continue reading Change is Scary
Prayer and meditation lower blood pressure. Studies find that religious and spiritual people are healthier than those who are not. Prayer is a conversation with the spiritual power greater than the soul. Meditation is a monologue within the soul. Both connect the human with creation and the spiritual realm. It is not about what you … Continue reading Do you Om…Ommmm?
Forgiveness is good for your heart -- literally. One study from the Journal of Behavioral Medicine found forgiveness to be associated with lower heart rate and blood pressure as well as stress relief. This can bring long-term health benefits for your heart and overall health. Gandhi was quoted as saying, "The weak can never forgive. … Continue reading Forgive them for Yourself
It isn’t difficult to be kind. You don’t even have to like a person to be kind to them. Kindness is an action you choose to do. It matters not what the other person does or says to you. Kindness has been called a state of being as in, “She was kind.” When in reality … Continue reading Why can’t humans just be kind?
On this day some years ago, I was moving my now husband into my apartment. He was living in a car at no fault of his own. Circumstances and a not so nice person had caused him to be in a bad situation that was temporary. He and I both knew he was in one … Continue reading Homeless Can Happen to anyone, even You.