When I first I started writing in this blog my focus was on gratitude. In fact I was doing 100 days of gratitude. I thoroughly enjoyed this practice and found that life was more joyful when I practiced gratitude. Fast … Continue reading Daily Gratitude Practice Maintains Joy
I love summers because I love being and doing things outdoors. I live in an area where a quarter of the year is spent indoors because of cold weather and snow. I try my best to get out as much … Continue reading Breakfast outdoors – after a night of rain
I’m happy to report that I did my leg of the marathon relay yesterday. It was a long day. I got up at 5 am to be ready for my carpool pickup at 5:45 am. The ride into Pittsburgh was … Continue reading Marathon Relay Completed
I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for new gift ideas. I came across this post on midlifechic.com. The writer offers some unique and lovely Mother’s Day gift ideas. Thinking about Mother’s Day and the gifts that … Continue reading Thinking about Mother’s Day and the gifts that you give via MidlifeChic
Life is like a beautiful sunrise. It is fleeting and once it is gone, never to be reclaimed. Just like the sunrise, life is temporary and beautiful and waits for no one. Make time for pauses in your routine to … Continue reading Life is Like a Beautiful Sunrise, Fleeting
Treat each day as a beautiful gift you just can’t wait to unwrap to see it’s contents. Then remember to say thank you because gratitude matters. Continue reading Gratitude Matters
I know at this point you’re probably wondering why I’m talking about Christmas and presents when I state in the beginning that the post is going to be about Thanksgiving and gratitude, but the point is I’m so grateful for the life I have with my husband and children, that everyday truly feels like Christmas to me! I feel so fortunate for the life I have and to be blessed with healthy, happy, loving family. Each day I wake up, is like a new gift just waiting to be opened and enjoyed. That is life, life is a gift and each new day brings new opportunities, hope, love and excitement. Continue reading Giving Thanks
Dandapani offers a simple solution to dealing with unresolved, painful emotions. Get a piece of paper and pencil, oh and you’ll need matches, and get ready to release those emotions. Continue reading How to transfer unresolved emotional experiences
Feeling grateful and overjoyed by your support! Thank you. Continue reading Wow, Overjoyed with the responses
Grateful for my 200+ followers. Thank you! Continue reading 200 + Followers – Thank You!
If you want to see changes in your life, you have to change your thoughts. A great way to do this is to add a mantra to your routine. Take advantage of the technology at your fingertips and set a … Continue reading Mind your thoughts mantra
My dad passed a little over 5 years ago. I absolutely adored my dad!. I never tired holding his hand. I am one of 8 children, so having hand holding time with my dad was always extra special! On our … Continue reading Celebrating Dads
Happiness is in the simple things Happiness is in the simple things and nothing brings me more happiness than sitting outside on a beautiful, sunny, breezy day. It can be anytime of day and it can be pretty much anywhere, … Continue reading Happiness is in the simple things like sitting outside on a sunny day and just “being”
The other day, I left my ear buds at home when I took my walk. I am working at staying disconnected from my devices when I … Continue reading Peaceful, mindful walk
What would you do if you suddenly had unexpected free-time in your work schedule? How would you spend it? Most people would jump for joy at this opportunity, but I found myself feeling uneasy and unprepared for this gift of “free time”. Continue reading Unexpected Free Time – How would you spend it?
It’s a balmy 0 degrees at 6:57 am. I am sitting in the dark in my living room(the rest of the family is still sleeping due … Continue reading Thankful for Shelter