Being happy is a worthy endeavor. This may sound narcissistic at first glance. On the contrary. Happiness is not only good for you, but it is also good for others. And it just so happens that today, March 20, 2020, is the International Day of Happiness! How timely. I actually started this article over a … Continue reading Happiness Even During Hard Times
Groan. Oh no, not another coronavirus article. I know I am sick of them too. But hopefully, you will find this one might provide the encouragement that you need. Have you ever wondered how the world ever recovered from World War 2? Yet, surprisingly, it did. It actually blows my mind. For this reason, for … Continue reading Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic
When looking at your face in the mirror have you ever wondered about botox injections? Or have you been getting them already? There is a lot of emphasis on beauty these days, although it is an age-old thing, more or less depending on the time period and location. The pressure to look young and beautiful … Continue reading Using Botox for Beauty: Is it a Good Idea?
I was feeling stuck yesterday in so many ways. Feeling like my attempts at so many things were just duds - duds like the eggs our hummingbird was sitting on for well past the time they should have hatched. Dark futility threatened my thinking at the same time that the hummingbird was keeping her eggs … Continue reading Lessons Learned from a Hummingbird
I love the New Year, every year. I always feel a sense of freshness, of new beginnings. This year is even better with the beginning of a new decade! It might be good to take some time in the next few days to evaluate the last the last year and the last decade … Continue reading Decade Review: The 2010’s
Welcome 2020!!! I just completed creating my first online coaching program and it is finally ready to launch. So, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce you to it. If you are looking for something to help you get this decade off to a great start consider purchasing this program. I am calling … Continue reading Make This Your Dream Decade: “Your 30-Day Dedicate Project” Online Coaching Program
Essential oils have been around for ages, and they have been an important part of healing for centuries. Not only were they used in Biblical times, but also by the ancients Greeks, Egyptians, and Chinese, as well as by others. People have used essential oils for many ailments, disease prevention, for cleaning, and in personal … Continue reading Do Essential Oils Really Work?
"The universe is not empty." Francis Schaeffer. There is a God who is there, who is good, and who invites our prayers. God left us some giants in the faith. We can learn much from those who have preceded us. On Sundays I like to take some time to focus more on spiritual things, after … Continue reading A Way to Pray
"I was in heaven and in misery every day". Kevin Marsden This statement sort of reminds me of the opening sentence in the book, The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...". But this idea can be true about many goals that we … Continue reading Goals Part 2: And They Finished the Hike!
Psalm 23 Helps Me Live a Happier Life My mind and spirit thrive on imagery and truth. I am no Bible scholar, but after meditating on Psalm 23 for years I wrote down some thoughts a while ago that I keep in the back of my journal. I refer to it fairly often and I … Continue reading Happiness is Having a Shepherd