We are already half way through the first month of 2019, and resolutions are either looking pretty good or have fallen by the wayside. Wherever your's are, I want you to imagine that this year, the year of 2019, is the year you accomplish all your goals. Yes. Every last one of them. From making… Continue reading How to Achieve ALL Your Resolutions This Year
Before we even start, let's clear something up--you can't get rid of your emotions. Nope. No way. Not possible. (And you once you learn more about them, you'll realize you'd never want to!) Along those same lines, you can't control them either--but that's okay too, because once you understand them better, you'll want to let… Continue reading What are Emotions? And How Do I Get Rid of Them?
I published this post back in August, but had some new thoughts on it today so I decided to revisit it. This was a big moment for me in learning about fear and faith and the power both could have in my life. What do you think of faith and fear? Have you experienced both… Continue reading Bad News That Brought Anxiety (Faith over Fear)–Revisited
Here we are now--at Week Four of #LightTheWorld. If you participated in this, then you joined thousands of others who started out with Week One and lit the world globally, reaching out to donate, give, and help others across continents and countries. For Week Two, we moved within our local communities, serving at food banks,… Continue reading Week 4 of Finding Joy
What's it like when your family comes to visit? Do things go smoothly? What about when your in-laws come? How are things then? How are you left feeling when any friends or guests enter your home? Do any of these situations take a toll on you? For a long time, when anyone visited, it was wonderful and… Continue reading Family Visits and Emotional Upsets
Are you finding joy this holiday season? Perhaps, more importantly, are you bringing joy to others this holiday season? I hope you've been participating in #LightTheWorld where one by one we light the world with service, love, charity, and joy. Week One started us with reaching out globally--donating to clean water for families in areas… Continue reading Week 3 of Finding Joy
When was the last time you felt embarrassed? Was it recently? What kind of setting was it in? I’ve been thinking lately about embarrassment. Where does that fall in the range of emotions? Is it an emotional offspring? Or is it its own separate category? Maybe it falls under fear . . . or what… Continue reading Embarrassed.
Four out of the seven days last week, I was completely stressed out. That’s 57% of my week! What’s your percentage? My stress marathon started on Thursday when I planned our evening a little too tight. All day, I was feeling slightly anxious. Would I be able to have dinner ready when needed? Would my… Continue reading Completely Stressed Out? Me Too. Until I Realized This.
So did you do it? Did you take on the challenge to serve globally? Did you light the world by giving to others? What was it like? How did it feel? Perhaps you forgot. Perhaps you were busy. That's okay! There is no deadline! You can still serve and reap the benefits. Wayne W. Dyer,… Continue reading Week Two of Finding Joy
Ever want a second chance at your day? Ever feel like something went wrong, and now, the rest of your day is ruined because you’re grumpy and grouchy? I do. It was a small thing. I know. But when that dirty dish was set on the countertop, it was the tipping point. It had been… Continue reading I Felt Disrespected, So This is What I Did