Are Bad Things Happening?

Even the things we label as “bad” or “negative” serve a purpose in our life and in our growth.  Everything that happens to us is intended to help us.  The only reason these things are problems is because we have judged them so. When we feel that we are stressed or in crisis, we are uncomfortable…

Stop Trying To Control

Things have a way of working out when we relax and let go of trying to control the universe.  This can be much harder than what it sounds, but it is true.  When we try to control things, we often end up messing them up.  We often end up trying to manipulate situations and even…

Treat Yourself

We often think of chocolates, flowers and indulgent things when we think about treating ourselves to something nice.  And those things are very nice – in moderation (giving ourselves a stomach ache is not treating ourselves), but there are so many ways we can treat ourselves in nourishing and fun ways.  When we treat ourselves…

What Is Your Most Important Thing?

What is the most important thing you do every day? The answer might be different for each one of us, but it’s a very important question.  What is important to you?  The answer might even change from year to year. It’s an important question because it tells us a lot about ourselves and what we want.  It…

Reset This Weekend

Please remember to take a break and find a park bench this weekend. Take a walk. Get out if you can. Give yourself a new view. Take a deep breath and let your week go.  Let everything that happened all week just flow on by you.  It is important to reset, regroup and rejuvenate ourselves. …

Change Your Thinking

Our inner thoughts can bring us down, or they can help us soar.  How do you talk to yourself?  What do you say to yourself in your head? Our thoughts may seem automatic, but they are not.  We can choose our thoughts. We can consciously stop and notice what we are thinking – and we…

What Do You Have To Go Through To Inspire Others?

What do you have to go through to be inspiring?  Every single day I hear amazing stories of people who have come out of crisis and turmoil to do incredibly inspiring things.  It is very inspiring to hear about people who have come up out of adversity and chose to try to help others.  And…