It can be difficult to stay positive with all the negative reality globally, locally and perhaps at home. Feeling my own this morning, I acknowledged how I am able to shift to positive (and write this blog:)) in a short amount of time with my morning routine of meditation tapping, havening and mindfulness based meditation … More Negative Reality?
Here in US it’s time for vacations and “winding down” to better “gear up” for schools, work and if celebrated, Jewish Holidays. We all know this and yet often need to “remind” ourselves to take time away or staycation. Reaffirming long and short term goals every morning while meditating, EFTtapping, havening, exercising is indicated. Also, … More Winding Down and Gearing Up
The Zen Mind says “no expectations” and if you’re often disappointed then to lower them… When you know you usually do not have expectations and that something positively grand is about to happen…well, give yourself permission to be happily excited and to look forward in a positive way! For instance, expecting company or going to … More Excited with Expectations!
The 3 p’s are necessary these days, more than ever. Here in the Northeast US many of us are being “mindful” of those with weaker immune systems and are wearing masks. I’m grateful when I see someone with a mask if I’m about to partake in a conversation in a non-mask required area, since my … More Patience, Perseverance, Persistence!
Taking time to think about what it is you need to communicate effectively may take longer than you want it to! Timing, active listening and personal clarity each take a large role in the process and the outcome. Keeping the other “engaged” in the topic after figuring out when to broach it is crucial. Usually … More Prioritizing & Communicating Effectively
Maybe you know what I mean… When friends are coming over and then can’t… When a book, tv series, seems good and then isn’t… When a house is ready for a deposit and then doesn’t pass inspection… So it may go and still it’s possible to get over the disappointment and stay hopeful that another … More Hopeful & Disappointed?
I hope that you, reader of this blog are doing well, are happy (most of the time:)), successful in reaching personal and professional goals and are healthy! Those in the US have a wonderful Holiday celebration!!! Here are a few thoughts re staying happy and well: Take time in the morning to meditate and (I … More Be Resilient!
Saying yes to ourselves (and no to some non-urgent responsibilities home/work) can help us feel enthusiastic and well. It can help us pay attention to the needs of our bodies, minds, and spirits. Eliminate a feeling of being weighed down by things that are external to us. Taking care of ourselves, however, frees us up … More Say Yes! to Yourself
Recently re-published here: http://wobcmagazine.com/you-can-have-your-cake-and-eat-it-too-p762-219.htm?fbclid=IwAR3ACUN8ipNanl6h0zMi9GicOy2YUuZRoe6g6YZrmLlS8r4NczDWGFUk2ZU A few current edits: Everyone is older and Mom has since passed. Enjoy, stay safe and be well!! Eileen
I’m home now after being hospitalized for several months, first for brown recluse spider bite (that I’m in physical therapy for now consequently to learn how to use my left leg most effectively) and continuing treatment and chemotherapy for acute leukemia. The leukemia may not have been discovered (as I wasn’t feeling sick yet) if … More Resilience
We are stronger than we think. Resilience is that durable quality that allows some people to be knocked around by life’s tougher situations and come back stronger than ever. Bouncing back with resilience is what we do when we face disappointment or defeat, but instead of letting things keep us down, we get back up … More When We Cultivate Our Resilience, Choice Is Always Possible