Category Archives: Finding Ourselves

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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Live Life In Reverse

I’m imagining that I’m at a party, a birthday for a very old woman. She is surrounded by all those she loves in her life. They are the gifts. The memories of a life well lived are a gift. The … Continue reading

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Weeds or Wishes? 6 Lessons To Learn From A Dandelion

I’m a big lover of dandelions. And they’re everywhere now! Dandelions are considered weeds. And I, too, do not want them in my garden. However, I love it when they begin to bloom because they are a timeless symbol of … Continue reading

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Make Your Winter Months Happier and More Creative

Last week I challenged you to Love January! I decided to enjoy January more by restarting my Yoga practice thanks to last week’s guest post. Here are some other habits I really want to practice to be more physically and … Continue reading

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I Vow To Eat Stinky Cheese (And More) in 2015!

I love taking New Year’s Eve as a time to reflect upon the past year and look forward to the future! This year is no different. In 2010 – I challenged myself to leave my Comfort Zone and try new … 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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Come Back To Life With Jodi from Soul Speak

Ready to Wake Up and Start Living Fully? My friend, Jodi Chapman from Soul Speak, is offering a wonderful

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How To Find Happiness For A Lifetime

“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne “Many people think excitement is happiness…. But when you are excited you are not … Continue reading

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Lessons To Be Learned By Bees and Flowers

Last Friday I headed over to the Botanical Gardens in the early morning coolness contemplating life, flowers and insects. I needed to get away from my own garden and all the weeds, mostly thistles, that are growing there. The garden … Continue reading

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My Digital-Free Vacation

“Practice not-doing and everything will fall into place.” ~Lao Tzu Having a digital break in this society is almost impossible. With smart phones and wifi everywhere, how can you get away? I recently read Zeenat’s post at Positive Provocations, “Taking … Continue reading

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