Category: Positivity

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Hold the Door for Others and Smile

You may find this week’s Healthy Habit silly, but surprisingly, I have found that it does have an effect on my day. Case in point, my morning ritual of grabbing a Dunkin Donuts ice tea. I make it a point to hold the door…

Creativity’s Most Critical Component

The single most important ingredient to inspire creativity is this. . .being open.

How Bad Do You Want to Achieve Your Goals?

Happy New Year! It’s 2020—the beginning of a new decade—not just year, but decade. Wow. With this monumental event, it seems as if we all want our goals to be just as BIG. I believe in big goals. I love big goals. I believe…

EXPECT to Achieve Your Goals

“If you would like to accomplish something, you must expect this of yourself.”                            – Wayne Dyer That sounds so simple. BUT, ask yourself . . . are you REALLY expecting to…

Be Present With Your Family and Loved Ones

BE PRESENT with your family and loved ones.  Not just this holiday season, but as a daily practice.  Christmas is such a wonderful time of year–for many of us. For some, it is a reminder of the loved ones they’ve lost or from whom…

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…

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 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.

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?