You have a choice how to be with people – even the hardest of relationships. You can be joyful or grumpy. Cheerful or crabby. Happy or snooty. And the way you choose to be will affect not only your day and spirit but also all the people around you!
We wish you could be with us right now. We decided to use this graphic and came up with story after story of spontaneous adventures we have had in our lives. We are laughing at all the crazy predicaments we lived through: Frightened, running with the speed of light, head down in a field, only[…]
Do you sometimes feel at the top of your game? Have just the right touch, the perfect words, great ideas, a big heart? And then, do you sometimes feel like a complete dud? Reacting and forgetting to put fear to the side, forgetting to take hold of courage and belief in yourself? Believe it or[…]
How have you been feeling about the people in your life?
Would you like your relationships to be even more fabulous?
“An individual dies when he ceases to be surprised.” — Abraham Joshua Heschel Many of us yearn for a smooth, predictable life. We establish routines and systems to get things done and wish we’d never be interrupted. Yet what do we get if that wish is realized? As much as we try to avoid[…]
“Once your mindset changes, everything on the outside will change along with it.” –Steve Maraboli The word mindset refers to our attitude. It’s the mood or posture we hold toward something or someone. The problem arises when our mindset, especially one that causes us distress, gets stuck. We don’t realize we could shift it. Maybe[…]
“If you change the way you look at things, The things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer Yesterday I looked out my upstairs window and saw that enough leaves had fallen so the Ohio River is in clear view. It’s always there, but this river I love is only visible in the late fall[…]
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes, but no plans. ―Peter Drucker I am on day 35 of a commitment to do Body Mind Method, a challenging, 50 minute qigong routine, every day for 100 days. I am amazed at how easy it is, since I’ve already made the commitment to do[…]
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow– this is a human offering that can border on miraculous. — Elizabeth Gilbert Acceptance by Sharon Eakes The experience of acceptance is complex and subtle. It’s also important. The thoughts that follow describe the many sides of acceptance. See if you have more[…]
I’ve had a lot of clouds. But I’ve had a lot of rainbows in my clouds. –Maya Angelou You want to grow your courage, confidence, and presence? Maya Angelou suggests a practice that does just that. In a Youtube video she talks about how, when she had to go on stage or do something challenging,[…]