Taking Care Of Ourselves Is Powerful

Taking care of ourselves is a very powerful thing to do.  When we nourish and nurture ourselves, we empower ourselves in ways that no one else can.  By caring for ourselves we build strength so that we can be more effective in the world.  Self-care gives us the foundation to be successful at whatever we…

Feeling Disappointed?

Feeling disappointed by someone else? We can only feel disappointment if we have expectations and “rules” about what is supposed to happen. Usually when someone tells us they are going to do something – we expect them to do it. But what if we did not have expectations?  What if we did not expect anyone…

Are You Ready?

With all of the calendars out there – detailed lists and check off notes – we can get a lot done.  But with our dreams, those things we long to do more than anything, we put them off.  We somehow manage to take care of others, do our job (whatever it may be at the moment),…

Forgiveness Is A Loving Choice

When we believe someone has hurt us, at first it can cause big waves in our lives.  It can feel confusing and disorienting.  Sometimes our whole world feels like everything is upside down. It may take a minute, but we will get our footing back.  We will get back into the flow of life.  The…

You Are Here For Something

You are right where you need to be right now.  Take a deep breath and let it go.  You are where you need to be.  Even if the place does not feel super comfy right now.  There is something you need here.  There is something the world needs from you here. When we look back…

Anything Can Be An Adventure

Even a trip to the grocery can be an adventure when we go in with an open and curious attitude. Adventure doesn’t have to be complicated. We can find interesting things in common places. Keep your eyes and ears and all of your senses open. Look closer at what is around you. How do things…

Store A Mental Picture In Your Heart

Let’s slow down today.  We can really look around for the beauty in our lives when we slow down.  Let’s take a couple of mental photos when we see something wonderful. Life can go so fast.  With everything we feel we need to get done – it rushes by us when we do not slow…