Category Archives: Zen Mama Challenge

Inspirational Movie Monday

It’s been a while since I’ve posted an Inspirational Movie Monday. But I couldn’t resist posting this one that originally came via Tess at the Bold Life. Have you heard of TED? From their website, “TED is a nonprofit devoted … Continue reading

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Laugh And The World Laughs With You…Literally!

“Free Flowing Oxygen is available at two places – Intensive Care Units of hospitals or Laughter Clubs – The Choice is Yours.” ~Dr. Mandan Kataria One of my goals this summer was to take a Laughter Yoga class. I’d stumbled … Continue reading

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The Zen Mama Challenge Month #5… Humor!

Ok, ok, I know the Zen Mama Challenge Month #4 was supposed to be April but I had a graduation and the end of my school year to finish up. Plus a big trip to plan for! So I let … Continue reading

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Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine – 10 Ways To Laugh More!

“Humor is the great thing, the saving thing.  The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.” ~ Mark Twain “Take time to laugh – it is the music of … Continue reading

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Zen Mama Challenge – Month 3 and 4!

If you recall, this year I have decided to make some new habits instead of making goals, only to be disappointed by the results. I’d like to change my negative habits into ones more simplified, calm and balanced. It will … Continue reading

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Prom Theory Thinking

Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those that never happen. ~James Russel Lowell A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. ~Winton Churchill Have … Continue reading

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Revive Your Midas Touch With “Lucky Thinking”

I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. ~Thomas Jefferson I’ve decided to make February (and my Zen Mama challenge) a month of Positive Thought. Last week I wrote … Continue reading

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The Results of Month #1 – “Letting Go” – of The Zen Mama’s Challenge

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~ Lao Tzu Here are the results of Month One – Letting Go – of the Zen Mama’s Challenge. If you recall, this year I have … Continue reading

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15 Positive Quotes To Brighten Your Cold Winter Day

I’m busy writing next month’s chapter of the ZEN MAMA’S CHALLENGE. (It will be sent out towards the end of the week.) This month’s subject is Positive Thought. As many of you know, I love quotes! I’ve gathered together some … Continue reading

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The Zen Mama Challenge Month One

“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” ~Helen Keller “People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” ~Thich Nhat … Continue reading

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