#Family First!

Anyone who works or has responsibilities outside of family can relate to this post. When a close family member becomes ill; it is sometimes difficult to even think about shifting work #priorities. Often family members show there “true colors” when they do this – or do not. It can be challenging – cancelling and reprioritizing … More #Family First!

Do you want LESS STRESS for the HOLIDAYS?

Less Stress for the Holidays, Managing Time Focusing to Attain Your Goals have been well received topics in my workshop venues. I’ve come to the personal-professional conclusion that what all participants relate to for an easier season is keeping things simple. I’m an advocate of this philosophy year round- and I think we all go through phases and … More Do you want LESS STRESS for the HOLIDAYS?

Gratitude!!

Changing your relationship to your thoughts and emotions, rather than trying to change their content or wishing for things to be different, to be better, is the ultimate source of power and strength. A weaker person needs things to be a certain way. The truly unstoppable person loves it all because they can make the … More Gratitude!!

Create an Attitude of Gratitude and Be Happier!

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”  – Brian Tracy Gratitude has been getting a lot of press in self-help/development curriculums because it is essential to acknowledge personal gratefuluness in several categories … More Create an Attitude of Gratitude and Be Happier!

DeStress Tips III

DeStress Tip: Write down five things that you are proud about and stick the list in your wallet to pull out to… DeStress Tip: Emotional eating-stress a vicious cycle. You have the power to stop it! DeStress Tip: Listen well instead of reacting in anger. DeStress Tip: Be grateful always!! DeStress Tip: Make your Goals … More DeStress Tips III

The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiveness has been said to be an antidote to anger  in your life because every time you remember the injustice, and you will remember it since forgiving is NOT forgetting, you choose to release the perpetrator from the debt that she/he owes you.  You may read about the Biehl’s amazing journey here: http://thejourneyofhope.blogspot.ca/2009/03/amy-biehl-and-improbable-tale-of.html And…The Mayo … More The Power of Forgiveness

Happiness!

We’re so often engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that it’s easy to forget our inner value and the happiness that can be felt just being al;ive! Here are links to a few blogs I’ve written on the subject of happiness ~ enjoy! Happiness and Gratitude: Research, Thoughts and Inspirational Quotes   … More Happiness!