If you are the kind of person who will almost drop everything you’re doing to help another, remember it’s either your choice or your inborn ways that lead you to do so. When you do for others, make sure you’re doing with a happy heart; if you’re doing out of guilt or expectation, be aware… Continue reading Be a Stand-Up Person & Stand Up for Yourself Too
Each year, each month, even each day is a great place to start over. Decide what biggest change you want to make and renew your resolve every morning..every hour if that helps…
Your life is busy. You go to work, you take care of the home, yard, laundry, shopping, cooking, bills, the car, the kids, extended family, and maybe you take care of yourself on occasion and all of this leaves you feeling empty, unfulfilled. What will you do? If you don’t like where you are, don’t… Continue reading If you don’t like where you are in life, don’t stay there.
I once posted a question on my Facebook page asking followers to leave one word describing how they feel and I got an astounding number of responses; somewhere in the 60 -70 plus range! The common flow of answers followed a theme; exhausted, hectic, long day, busy, frustrated and sad were among some. The answers… Continue reading In a word, how do you feel?
Relationships, whether they are personal, family or on a professional level require give and take. You’ve heard the phrase before but have you truly listened to the words? Give comes first; take follows. When situations involve two or more people we must work together, compromise and respect others’ thoughts, ideas and feelings. When we give,… Continue reading Give & Take
We want change in our lives, we want it on a regular basis and we make plans to make the desired changes but we never quite follow through–but why not? Why does change excite us and tease us but scare us at the same time? Why do we plan to dive in fully but put… Continue reading Why Are We Resistant to Change?
Do you feel like you work hard to reach your goals but don’t get anywhere? Do you feel like maybe you’re on the ’down’ escalator walking ’up’?
Home can mean different things to each of us depending on our circumstances, our childhood and where our heart feels at ease. For me home is felt in two places and appreciated equally. While I don’t own a beach cottage, yet, my heart and soul feels most at home when I am close to the… Continue reading What HOME Means to Me
At least once daily I hear someone say that they don’t have willpower; it is usually referenced to their eating habits and lack of ability to lose weight. What is will power? Is it an emotional thing? Is it a behavioral thing? Is it somehow related to our self-confidence, self-worth, or self-esteem? Do we say… Continue reading Willpower-Self-Control-Self-Discipline
Sometimes you need to step away from a situation in order to see it clearly or to find clarity. If you’re feeling lost, in doubt, at a road block or a fork in your road of life and you’re not sure which way to go, the best thing to do is to step back and… Continue reading Step Away