Celebrating Gratitude on Thanksgiving

Celebrating Gratitude on Thanksgiving

“Appreciation can make a day – even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” ~ Margaret Cousins The joy that an orca whale shows us as she leaps clear out of the water and then throws herself happily back into the sea...
Fuzzy Slippers Day

Fuzzy Slippers Day

Let’s take a day for ourselves. With tea and muffins and fuzzy slippers. Or coffee and scones and fuzzy slippers. Or, bringing it down to the essentials — with fuzzy slippers. Is this possible in your life? Can you turn off the computer, disconnect from...
Listen to the Silence

Listen to the Silence

And Notice: There’s Magic in the Hush. Give yourself the gift of a few moments of peace and quiet. And just possibly, you’ll hear the world around you in a spacious new way. Here’s how: Take a walk and open yourself to the sounds around you – allow yourself to...
EnJOY the Joy! Find the Fun

EnJOY the Joy! Find the Fun

Focus on the Smiles, the Chuckles and the Happy Moments (One of “My Magic Moments”) Knock! Knock! Who’s there? Ya. Ya who? I’m excited to see you too! That might qualify as a chuckle, maybe? If so, pause for a brief half-moment and remember how knock-knock...
Stress – Dangerous. Energy Sucking. Rampant.

Stress – Dangerous. Energy Sucking. Rampant.

What to Do When Stress Hits Like a Mack Truck (One of “My Magic Moments”) Can a change in focus reduce stress? Several authorities say, “Yes, indeed!” Stress builds from the mind out; in fact, it lives in the mind, that powerful center of our thoughts, that driver of...