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“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I think I hear it and say it everyday: “I don’t have enough time! I’m too busy!” And now the Holiday Season is on it’s way…it can be overwhelming! And quite … Continue reading
When things are tough or I’m a little down I turn to GRATITUDE as a pick me up and a way out. Gratitude is much more than being thankful. Thankfulness is an expression of happiness. Being thankful is telling someone … Continue reading
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” ~ Buddha There are so many things to take away us from the NOW. Thoughts of the future, regrets from the … Continue reading
I once had an argument about creativity with someone I once knew. He said that there is no such thing as creativity. I argued the point 6 ways to Sunday. But he remained adamant. His main point was that everything … Continue reading
Louise Hay died recently at age 90. She was an American author, positive thinker and one of the founders of the self help movement in the United States. She left an abusive home and life, healed herself of cervical cancel … Continue reading
We take so much for granted and often don’t appreciate what’s good in life. That’s where gratitude comes into your life. Practicing gratitude changes the way we look at life. Gratitude is a habit. We can get out of this … Continue reading
“Hygge was never meant to be translated. It was meant to be felt.” ~ToveMaren Stakkestad I was at a farmer’s market recently and came across a little booth selling Hygge items! I was intrigued as I’d been hearing about Hygge … Continue reading
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Plato Do you ever think about teaching kindness? It sounds very simple but sometimes I think we expect our children to be naturally kind but in fact, like … Continue reading
Kids change your life. We all know that! Before I had kids I imagined all the ways. Was I ever surprised that I often found myself getting angry! I thought of myself as a very calm person. I was never … Continue reading
Over the past two years we have been trying to eat more healthy foods as a lifestyle change, not a diet. It’s amazing how many healthy recipes are still delicious. It’s all about taste. And most of these recipes don’t … Continue reading