Joy

In writing this post, I decided to first look at the definition of joy. I had always thought that happiness and joy were similar or the same, but have come to find that these feelings are very different. Joy comes when you make peace with who you are, why you are and how you are. … Read more

Birthdays!

Birthdays, we all have one, and yet not everyone finds enjoyment in them. If you ask one person how they are going to celebrate their birthday, you might get an enthusiastic description of some outlandish party. The next person might shrug their shoulders or give you a  horrified look as if you have asked the … Read more

Ordinary Moments

Why can’t an ordinary moment be as special as an extraordinary moment? There’s so much to find joy in and appreciate in every day. Why wait for a special occasion or event? Take time to see the beauty that surrounds you. Don’t make the mistake of waiting until everything is going well before you can … Read more

Trust Me!

“Trust me.” If you are a parent, I am sure you have heard these words before. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when your child utters those words?  Okay, how about this one, “You never believe in me.”, or maybe, “I am not a baby.”, or “I know what I am doing.” … Read more

Showing Up Mindfully

How you “show up” matters. A testament for daily meditation practice. I am a meditator.  It has changed my life in ways no words can describe. My generalized anxiety – GONE.  Sleep is easy. Worries about the future – rare. When I am asked the question, “What are you most grateful for in your life?”, … Read more

Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas

Every time we wish someone a Merry Christmas we think how can it be the end of another year? How did twelve months fly by so quickly? We just finished putting all the decorations away, wrote thank you notes and jotted down goals for the new year….right? As kids wishing the days and months would … Read more