This is happy me. I like happy me. I have been happy me off and on in my life, however I have been consistently happy for almost five years now. My secret to happiness is this, live simply, make love your filter for what you do, and do not entertain negativity even for a second.… Continue reading This is Happy
Spending money is so easy. Eating that decadent dessert is so easy. Sleeping later is so easy. Speaking negatively about yourself is so easy. Self discipline is not impossible. It does take work. Being a decent human takes continual attention. If you drop your guard even a little, you find yourself three steps back on… Continue reading It’s so easy…
How many times a week do I sit down and my writing muse does not show up to play? Let us just say several. No matter what you do creatively if inspiration doesn’t strike you, leave it alone. Walk away. Sometimes an idea will hit you when you are thinking about something else. Don’t get… Continue reading Out of Office
Want to be happy? Here’s the secret...get ready...it’s an amazing thing....ok, here it goes... If you want to be happy, be happy. Choose happy. Live happy. Let go of everything and everyone who interferes with your happy. Happy is as happy does. Fact.
Being present is difficult in today’s distracting environment. Try this the next time you sit down for a meal, before you take that first bite. Turn off all screens. Place your phone in another room. Under your pillow is a good spot. Set the table. If your serve from the kitchen, set your place at… Continue reading Focusing takes Practice
I started practicing mindfulness. It’s basically turning your mind to what you are doing. Focus on the task at hand. Pay attention in all things. Slow down when walking enjoy the walk instead of focusing on the destination. Chew each bite, focused on taste. Listen to each sound in a person’s voice when they speak… Continue reading Mindfulness
We could all do with a reminder that it is not eating that is a sin, but gluttony. Not one beer but many that make you drunk. It’s not saving as much money as you can but greed that is dangerous. Moderation in all things, humans. Make it your life rule.
Why do we snap off at the people we love most? Sometimes I wonder why we speak so short and rudely to our family members. It’s like we don’t care that they have feelings. I don’t mean to bark but I do. Always after I use a harsh tone of voice I feel so bad.… Continue reading Why so Snappy? Pt 2
It’s weird how our interactions with people are mostly just words and photos. I spend so much time conversing with people online with words. A little bit of time virtually. Not as often in person. I wonder how my children will learn social cues if they aren’t physically around other humans. I wonder how the… Continue reading Words
Do the necessary things, the essential things. Pour your energy into what and who is important to you. Don’t fall for the busy trap of doing just because someone says you should. Focus on what you know is important. Your time is valuable.