Category Archives: Book Review

9 Traits To A Healthier and Happier Life from the Blue Zones

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. ~Confucius I love to read a good book. One that inspires me to live a better and live a longer life with mental clarity and little if no disease. … Continue reading

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Unlock Your Creativity With This Wonderful Book!

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

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15 Quotes by Louise Hay In Remembrance of a Life Well Lived

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

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Add A Little Hygge To Your Life to Slow Down and Create Joy!

“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

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Go Where the Energy Goes…Follow Your Bliss

This summer my niece visited for 3 weeks. She loves crafts so much that we set up a basement room with sunny windows for “Creative time”. I bought a bookshelf at the 2nd hand shop nearby. All the craft supplies … Continue reading

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The Four Agreements

“Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive – the risk to be alive and express what we really are.” ~Don Miguel Ruiz Have you read the best selling book … Continue reading

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The Zen Mama’s Cyber Monday…. My Recommendations for Holiday Reading!

I love to give books to friends and family for the holidays. It’s because I love to read so much! For me it’s like a form of meditation, clearing my head. You can learn, laugh and even find yourself in … Continue reading

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Travel With Me To The Blue Zones and Live To Be 100!

I’ve been running at top speed the last few weeks…something I normally try not to do. This led to a few sleepless nights. And then I got a cold. I hardly ever get a cold and I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Cherish This Ordinary Day…

I was having one of those hurried days when I got a text from my middle son, Charlie, yesterday. It said, “I thought of a good blog post for you ‘Find satisfaction in simple seemingly mundane tasks.’ “ Charlie is … Continue reading

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ZEN TIPS, A Book Of Daily Meditations From The Zen Mama

Four years ago I could never have imagined that today I would be introducing my new book, ZEN TIPS, Daily Meditations For Happiness and Fulfillment From The Zen Mama. In 2009, I started down a path. A path to self-discovery. … Continue reading

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