What does your typical eating day look like? Are you frustrated because you think you are watching what you eat or drink, but your scale and clothes are telling you otherwise? Tracking calories is not fun, but the process can be so revealing. A typical day of eating (for someone not watching their weight) might… Continue reading 6 Simple Things that Can Help You Lose Weight
Did you know that YOU have the Power? [This is a part of The Diary of a Writer (the unfiltered blog posting).] Believing in Yourself Is Subjective You have the power to create the reality that you want for yourself. This is something that I’m starting (finally) to realize for myself. I am about to… Continue reading YOU Have the Power
I feel the words brewing, percolating, bubbling inside my head. They are there in limbo. Waiting for the muse to take them to their fate. I am inspired, but only in thought. In my mind’s eye, I can see a masterpiece, a celebration of creativity. I feel the way the words touch and move others,… Continue reading The Percolation of Creativity: How to Get Creativity to Flow
I, by nature, am a shy person. Or, at least I was as a young girl. This shyness often contradicted my adventurous side that loved trying new things and taking risks. My parents couldn’t believe it when their shy little girl declared that she wanted to be an actress—only I didn’t use the word “actress”;… Continue reading Pushing Past Fear to Your Goals
[The following was originally posted one year ago when I first began my blog. While the nature of the blog site has changed a bit, the logic behind BrightLightLiving is still the same.] Bright Light Living is about my a-ha moment. Sometimes you can hear or see something repeatedly, but it just doesn’t register –… Continue reading Bright Light Living Was My A-ha Moment
Do you remember when stereograms (like the one above) were really popular? Stereograms are photos containing hidden 3D images that reveal themselves when the viewer focuses his/her eyes in a certain way. I remember going to the mall and seeing photos of stereograms like the one above for sale. I would stare and stare and… Continue reading Writing in the Zone
On this brisk New Year's Eve morning (who am I kidding, it's downright freezing), I thought I would post something I wrote five years ago. . . One morning (in my attempt to write daily), I decided that I was just going to sit down and write, not worrying about grammar, style, or even subject… Continue reading Taking Time to BREATH
2018 is fast-approaching. (Granted with the Christmas holiday, I find that I don't know what day of the week it is, which is a great feeling!) Give or take a day or two, the New Year is upon us. And you know what that means?! It's time for those good ol' New Year's Resolutions! You… Continue reading How Bad Do You Want to Achieve Your Goal?
It has been a while since I’ve worked on my blog. Life got hectic and I allowed excuses to dominate. Looking back, I realized it was actually fear that was dominating. After months of consistent writing and posting, I had put on the brakes. This was right around the time that I had announced to my… Continue reading Writing’s Most Important Success Factor
Life does not come with a guide book. It is filled with choices and the need to make decisions. Should you take that new job offer? Is the person you’re dating really right for you? Should you move into that new house? Don’t you wish someone could just TELL YOU EXACTLY what you were supposed… Continue reading The Art of Listening to YOU
What should I eat for . . .lunch? I will be honest: I am not the best at bringing my lunch to work. I should be. It would save me a lot of money, calories, and angst in deciding what to eat each day. Some weeks I am diligent and bring lunch to work; other weeks… Continue reading Lunch Salads Made in Advance
Get your closets and drawers organized with these tricks and tips. Pull everything out, figure out the best system, purge and use these sorting and folding tricks to maximize space and get the optimized organization.