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Start The Week Off Right

I enjoy starting my week by looking over my priority list.  It helps to give me a good direction to go in for the week. How do we discover what our priorities are?  First we can make a list of all of the things that are important to us.  All of the things we want…

How Do You Feel At The End Of The Day?

How do you feel at the end of the day?  Are you satisfied with how you have behaved?  The actions you have taken?  The plans you have made?  Are you happy with the way you have treated yourself and others? Take a little inventory this evening.  How was your day?  How could you make it…

Are You Successful?

What is success?  Is it about having things, having money, going on expensive vacations, and buying more things? Success is another one of those experiences that we have to define for ourselves.  We will all define it differently.  Success is what makes our lives feel full and loving.   Success does not have to be about having…

What Can You Plan?

Having something to look forward to is a wonderful way to stay engaged and excited about life. We can start new projects, take a new class, or plan to get out in the countryside and breathe some fresh air.  There are all kinds of things we can plan to do.  We can plan a short trip. …

Dealing With Difficult Loved Ones

Loving a person who is not happy with his/her life can be like trying to hug a cactus.  Very prickly and it hurts. Sometimes people who are in pain lash out at the ones who are closest (and safest) to them. We can remember that we cannot control the people we love.  We cannot make…

You Are A Teacher

We teach children all kinds of things.  Even if we do not have children – we are still teachers.  They see us in the grocery store, at the movies and everywhere we go.  We teach them; we teach our nieces and nephews; we teach all the children whenever we come into contact with them. We…