Category: ARCHIVE of Recent Posts

When the Elf on the Shelf Toilet Papered a House

I was just reminded of an incident that happened a few years back when we were visiting our friends, Huck and Fulie (names have been changed to protect the innocent).  We were hanging out while our kids were upstairs playing UNTIL their daughter came…

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

HAVE AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Make a conscious effort to seek the good in all situations. Yesterday, my husband and son raked up the massive amount of leaves in our front yard (boo!), but in the process, they found my car registration that I…

How to “Be Brave Enough to Suck at Something New”

Be Brave Enough to Suck at Something New. The above image has been making its way around Facebook. In fact, I posted it.  The message really resonated with me.  It is something that I had already been pondering in my own journey of trying…

Set Your Intention for the Day and Then Execute

Part of the 52 Weeks of Healthy Habits for Bright Light Living Series. Set your intention for the day and then execute.

Taking Time to BREATH

I have adapted an old post to fit with the Thanksgiving holiday. Years ago, I sat down and wrote free-form (purposely not worrying about grammar or style or even subject matter)–just good old fashioned stream of consciousness.  The following is what came out (it…

How to FOCUS When Your Brain is Overloaded

The other morning, I dreamt about a painting in which my dream-self was trying to decipher what it was. Smack in the middle of the painting was — what should have been so obvious—a picture of a flower or rose bud, only I couldn’t…

How My Life Perspective Changed at a Gas Station

Sometimes life hands us disappointments, but it is how we accept these disappointments that matter.  Do we handle them with grace and still give our 100%?

How to Get Past the Messy Middle

With any project or goal that you set for yourself there are STAGES including the Messy Middle, which also stops the project before completion. Learn how to forge ahead and accomplish your goals.

Tips for Fitting Exercise Into Your Busy Schedule

No more excuses. Make time to exercise, despite your busy schedule, by implementing these helpful tips. Whether that involves exercising when you are at your child’s sports practice or actually writing down exercise classes on your calendar, there are ways to ensure that you do not skimp on the exercise.

The Art of Listening to YOU

Listening to your gut, heart, or instincts–Is that the right thing to do and if so, why?  How can you listen to your heart and truly know that it is your heart talking?

Why Writing Consistently is Critical

Writing Consistently is Critical.

Writing is a muscle — the more you write, the easier it becomes. It is also critical that you write consistently for the following reasons. . .

How Gratitude Brings Abundance

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”                                      – Oprah Winfrey   Last year, I created 52 Healthy Habits that were designed to invigorate the mind, body,…