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
Sometimes you just have to go for it! Don’t think too much about it because you might talk yourself out of it. If you think it is something you would like to do, do it! I used that tactic recently. … Continue reading Go For It
I live close to a beautiful, Victorian town in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA called Sewickley(a Native American name for Sweet Water, because part of it borders the Ohio River). I love to do my runs and walks there because … Continue reading Photo journal of my walk today
How self-aware are you? Read on to see if you are as self-aware as you think you are. According to The Ladders article, most successful people have a high self-awareness score. Looks like I have some work to do. How … Continue reading 4 compelling reasons you need to be more self-aware | Ladders
We all have cravings and some of us are better than others at not giving into them. For those of us who cave to the cravings, this article by Smart Diet, gives some helpful meditation tips to put your mind … Continue reading Change your mind images, change your diet | via Smart Diet
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
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
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
Positive Self-Talk In Front Of The Mirror When was the last time you said out loud “I love you?” When I say “you” I mean literally “YOU”. When was the last time you told yourself, you love “you”? Want to … Continue reading When Was The Last Time You Said “I Love YOU?”
A great way to start reprogramming your thoughts and beliefs and ultimately your daily habits is to prepare your thoughts before bedtime. Continue reading Thoughts At Bedtime – Where are Yours?
If you are like me, you can’t go a day without chocolate! I love good, rich, dark chocolate. A girl’s gotta have her chocolate pretty much daily. In fact, I start out my morning not just with coffee, but a mocha. … Continue reading Girl’s Gotta Have Her Chocolate
I’ve had too much of a badtitude the last 24 hours. That’s right, Badtitude. For some reason that expresses how I feel. I’m angry and I’m having a pity party. There are a few things in my personal life that I’m a little unhappy about. It’s nothing major, but I’m working on finding a way to resolve them. In the meantime I have gone from feeling very angry, to sobbing to coming back to my almost normal self. What I am learning from this badtitude is that sometimes we just have to allow ourselves to go to that uncomfortable zone. … Continue reading Badtitude Much?
Peace has been on my mind a lot lately. It seems like right now there is so much war and distrubances going on in our beautiful world. Syria, Iraq, Israel & the West Bank, Russia and the Ukraine, and now … Continue reading 2 Weeks into 100 Days of Gratitude – So Grateful for Peace
This is the perfect title for my post this evening. I’m having all kinds of thoughts from frustration to rage to feeling sorry for myself. I had just finished typing a couple of paragraphs that I thought were pretty decent … Continue reading Monitor Our Thoughts