• The Fertile Void

    8 Tips to Navigating the Fertile Void Have you ever been caught in a life transition? A time when instead of moving forward to the next chapter in your life, you were stuck, confused, lost, or wandering? Suzanne Braun Levine, author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives, calls this “in between” time the Fertile Void. She […]

  • 8 Strategies to Boost Happiness

    8 Strategies to Boost Your Happiness 1) Set your intention to be happy. All conscious change begins with intention. Incline your mind to joy and happiness. 2) Be accountable for your happiness. Accountability empowers us to see that our happiness is up to us. 3) Identify what brings you happiness. Make a list of everything […]

  • We All Need Each Other

    There is a wonderful fable that tells of a young girl who is walking through a meadow when she sees a butterfly impaled on a thorn.  Very carefully she releases it and the butterfly starts to fly away.  Then it comes back and changes into a beautiful good fairy.  “For your kindness,” she tells the […]

  • The Optimist’s Creed

    I love to start my day reading this poem by Christian Larsen. I Promises Myself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny […]

  • Confidence

    Confidence is about trusting yourself, believing in yourself, knowing, loving and respecting yourself. Self-confidence is the inner feeling of certainty. It is also the feeling that you are worthwhile and valuable. Self-confidence gives you the fuel to create your dreams. The author Astrid Alauda wrote: “I’ve spent most of my life walking under that hovering […]

  • Bird by Bird

      Many years ago I read a book called Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott.  I learned a lot from that book, and there was one story in particular that has inspired me. Here it is: “Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the […]

  • Gratitude

    “Please let me never forget how rich my life is right at this moment. Please let me never forget that all I have is all I need. Please let me never forget to give thanks.”  – Sarah Ban Breathnach