Love and Gratitude

  Posted On:  November 8, 2016

Increasing your vocabulary: Write out all the words you associate with love.  Make sure you have at least 10 words. For each word, write out a definition that you create then compare it to a dictionary definition then decide which one you like better. Then take each of your words and identify a person or

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Fall into the season with love and kindness

  Posted On:  November 2, 2016

As the fall colors make their official appearance and crisp air starts to take over, I can’t help but think how much life mimics the unpredictability of seasonal transitions. Think about each season of the year and what you like most about each one.  Yeah, yeah, I know that you may LOVE fall and hate

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Reality Check

  Posted On:  March 7, 2015

You know how you find yourself ruminating about something and you can’t seem to let it go?  It’s that time when someone says or does something and you keep replaying it in your head and thinking “How could they have said that?” or “Why did they treat me like that?”  You know you are really

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Be what you want

  Posted On:  November 21, 2014

It is impossible to create immunity from the harmful, painful, and at times devastating statements and opinions at times, but I think there is a better way to insulate ourselves and promote hope than by making sweeping statements of separation or reacting with anger and fear.  Be honest, when was the last time that you

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Lose interest in negativity

  Posted On:  November 9, 2014

I am amazed how much energy I have committed to negative people and their experiences.  I used to think that I toxic people were drawn to me for some reason. I would find myself completely worn out and thinking “Why is everyone around me so unhappy?”  And after a while, my frustration would get to

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Practicing acceptance

  Posted On:  October 5, 2014

In the spirit of happiness and a life of authenticity, the practice of acceptance is paramount.  Navigating self-acceptance is one of the more challenging aspects of my own well-being and I suspect for others as well.  The conflict arises when we are unable to accept where we are with emotional and spiritual development while simultaneously

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How do you experience happiness?

  Posted On:  July 20, 2014

  If we all can agree that one thing we want is to be happy, then the next question to ask is “How do you want to experience that happiness?”  Often we get caught up in this idea of things that will make us happy.  And most of the time those things are tied to

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