Joy seems to be a reoccurring theme in my life lately. The word continues to pop up around me. Of course, this is not too surprising, since it is the holiday season and the word joy is used more this time of year than any other time. However, this word does have me thinking. Joy… Continue reading The Word Joy
What kind of messages are you sending to yourself? Are you telling yourself nice things or mean things? Are you more positive or negative in your thoughts? Positive affirmations are one of the simplest things you can do to not only make yourself happier, but healthier too. Thinking positively and reminding yourself that you are… Continue reading Positive Affirmations
You may have noticed that I have not published any blog posts since September 20th. I was fortunate enough to take a vacation to Jamaica with my husband and another couple who we are good friends with. We spent 7 days soaking up sunshine and good times. Although I did write every day as I… Continue reading A much-needed break
“Someone might have a germ of talent, but 90 percent of it is discipline and how you practice it, what you do with it… Instinct won’t carry you through the entire journey. It’s what you do in the moments between inspiration.” - Cate Blanchett You know these moments, the ones when you are dull and… Continue reading Moments between inspiration
A friend of mine, Donalisa Stinyard, has created a fabulous little work-book to help you find your word for 2018! (For FREE) This little workbook is a great way to narrow your focus and establish the one word you hope to use to guide you through the year. After much thought and working through Donalisa's… Continue reading Embrace
Life is not perfect. People are not perfect. I am not perfect. However, I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. I have had a life full of love, joy, excitement and grief. You may be surprised to see grief listed as to why I feel lucky, but grief is a major part of life… Continue reading Thankful for Grief
You are more than a title.
We all know that pearls are formed from oysters, clams and mussels. Pearls are the result of sand and parasites entering the shell. However, did you know that the parasite that enters the oyster (for example) is then covered with layers and layers of fluid to protect the oyster and ultimately create the pearl? If you… Continue reading Are you an Oyster or a Pearl?