Gratitude

Below is an excerpt from the book I am writing. The sun is shining and it is a beautiful day to be reminded of gratitude and appreciation. Gratitude is the feeling of appreciation for what you already have. And the best gratitude does not come from things; it comes from just being. You could be […]

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Grief: The Loss of Something You Cherish

I am reminded this time of year of how grief sneaks into your life and never fully goes away. When you experience the loss of a loved one, there is a period of intense grief and nothing else in the world seems to matter. As time passes and the grief eases, you may find some […]

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Book Review – The Wisdom of Sundays – Part III

The last part of my book review, The Wisdom on Sundays by Oprah Winfrey, comes from her sections on Broken Open, Fulfillment, and Love and Connection. Broken Open is about when challenges arise that you break open, analyze the situation and make changes to overcome whatever obstacles you are facing. “In order to be who […]

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Book Review – The Wisdom of Sundays Part I – Gratitude

The Wisdom of Sundays by Oprah Winfrey is filled with insights and inspirations from over 200 hours of “heart-expanding interviews.” She says she wrote the book to help you “illuminate your path to becoming all that you are meant to be.” That is my wish for you too! To find out who you really are, […]

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Our Ego Creates Needless Struggle

I wanted to share this article “Our Ego Loves Creating a Struggle” written by life coach Brandilyn Tebo on Elephant Journal’s website. “But, the ego loves creating a struggle, so that it has something to overcome and use to validate itself.” -Brandilyn Tebo Her article discusses how our ego leads us to believe that negative self-talk will bring […]

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Want To Find More Joy In Your Life? Be Grateful!

Want to find joy in your life? Love? Happiness? Self-worth? Inspiration? Kindness? Compassion? Wholeness? Peace? Then be grateful! Gratitude is “THE KEY” to a joyful, more fulfilled life. When you are in gratitude, you are in the present moment. Gratitude makes you stop and take a breath. You might not even realize it but when […]

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A Letter To Love – A Poem by Me

I am reading the book Writing as a Path to Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver. One of the writing exercises is to write a poem. I thought, a poem? Writing a poem is going to help me with writing? I haven’t written a poem since my creative writing class in high school. But when he prompted […]

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