Finding My Happiness

With 2020 nearing an end, now is the time to evaluate what we have accomplished, achieved, and learned. Reviewing your past year always seems like a great idea. Everywhere you look, someone is telling you how to do it, what, and why. Let go of your past, learn from your mistakes and others, make a … Read more

Time For Change

Do you ever get that feeling in your soul that it’s time to make a change, time for growth? I’m a big believer in change and growth. I’ve never run away from it. I believe that change is a good thing and can only bring you a better perspective on your life and how you … Read more

Emotional Independence

Emotional independence is defined as a process in which we learn how to exercise greater control and will-power over our feelings and emotion. How do you achieve that? How do you achieve emotional independence so that you don’t need someone to be something for you? Why do we want people in our lives to behave … Read more

Gratitude

Whenever I feel down or stressed, I find that focusing on being thankful for all I have rather than focusing on what I don’t have always lifts my spirit. Having an attitude of gratitude can sometimes be challenging but it does help. I know that feeling and being grateful helps to change my perspective on … Read more

Fair Weathered Friendships

Have you ever experienced knowing fair weathered friends? You know, friends who support others only when it is easy and convenient to do so. Or friends who would act like they want to hang out but never invite you to do anything and if you invite them to do something they will only do it … Read more

From Puberty to Menopause….What Happened?

(update 9/18/20 — additional link from verywellhealth.com) When you’re a young teen and female life seems unbearable. Your hormones are raging, your body is changing, you start menstruating, and pimples seem to be popping out everywhere. And with all that and more going on you also try to make yourself presentable to someone that you … Read more