It is really simple to make a Gratitude Jar. I learned how to make a Gratitude Jar from my friend, Diane Carden. I like to use old or new canning jars for my Gratitude Jars but any kind of jar will work as long as it has a wide mouth. You can recycle one right [...]
Today I am reminded once again that hope is not a plan. Hope has its place in our lives. But on its own it can bequile us. Hope must be accompanied by one of two things: action or letting go. Make a choice.
And just when I thought the day could not get any better, along comes my constant companion, my Totem since childhood. Doves remind us that we are strong during the “in-between” times (since they arrive at dusk and dawn when the veil between day and night is thin). Whenever I feel the slightest twinge of [...]
Enjoy the moments. Life is to be enjoyed. Try not to struggle so much by overdoing. We often overprocess EVERY single thing. Pare it all down and simplify. That is how one enjoys life. Keep it simple.
Many women get overwhelmed and even dominated by their own intense and fluctuating feelings. This can lead to “freezing up” and/or “getting stuck” — and sometimes we use that intensity to create drama like over-fantasizing, making erroneous assumptions, getting tangled up in victimology, or becoming depressed. It’s important that we sustain a steady flow of [...]
I’ve been thinking about two kinds of inauthenticity lately. The first is when we say we will do something when we think we really can and we really want to but we just can’t pull it off and we end up not doing it at all or avoiding it — and then hurting or disappointing [...]