Negative Nancy Will Steal Your Happiness!

If you succumb to the Negative Nancys in your life, they will suck the wind right out of your sails! Negativity is exhausting! There will always be those around you that thrive on drama, and if they can't find drama, they will create it. If someone else is successful, or happy, they will try to… Continue reading Negative Nancy Will Steal Your Happiness!

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Why you should always make your bed.

Habits. Good or bad, habits are a part of your make-up, they make you - well...you! Studies have shown that it takes 30 days to create a new habit, or break an old one, but I'm not so sure that's completely accurate, or at least not in my case, or else after doing the P90… Continue reading Why you should always make your bed.

What is the expiration date on grief?

It's just another day, right... wrong! How many times today, did I have to write 9/21? Each time having the sting of it over and over again, making me pause for a moment, that day's events running through my mind in a flash of painful images. Today started out like any other day, and it… Continue reading What is the expiration date on grief?

Congratulations! You’re Human!

On the seventh day, He rested. It's Sunday, a day for worship, rest, and family. Then why do I feel so guilty for not accomplishing anything? Why do we, so often give in to the pressure of the society we surround ourselves with? The Monday morning conversations about what great adventure we had over the… Continue reading Congratulations! You’re Human!

Look for the Good!

So many times we focus on the bad going on in our life, or the world, but there's still a lot of good to be grateful for! It's all about perspective. We could grumble about our boss, our broke down car, our aching knees, our house repairs stacking up, or hating to go grocery shopping.… Continue reading Look for the Good!

Never have I ever…

I'm getting to that age, that makes me reflect on my life, and ponder the meaning of all this. I've been somewhat fortunate, in that I've been able to fulfill a few things on my bucket list, but I still have a lot to do! I definitely want to travel more! I made my first… Continue reading Never have I ever…

Take time to love yourself

It's ok to take time to show yourself some love - not in a narcissistic way, with a mirror in your hand at all times! Give yourself permission to do little things for yourself, once in a while. If you're not healthy and happy, how can you give joy to others? So many times I… Continue reading Take time to love yourself

Find Your Peace, and Everything Will Fall Into Place

Finding Peace can be a challenge for some people. Negative Nancys are all around us, and they can sure bring you down, if you let them! I refuse to let them! Think positive, and you'll live a positive life. I'm not saying nothing bad will ever happen to you - bad things happen to good… Continue reading Find Your Peace, and Everything Will Fall Into Place

The power of “NO”.

So many times we tell our kids "yes" too often, and are faced with a rebellion when we finally say "no". These families that spend every day after school, taking their kids to several different lessons, or games, or practice, makes me wonder whose idea it was to sign them up for all of these… Continue reading The power of “NO”.

Fifty Shades of Family

Family comes in different shades and various degrees of loyalty. You have black - those are the ones that you know don't like you, and won't ever be there if you need help, but they'll be there to watch you fall flat on your face! In most cases these are the family members that don't… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Family