He Sees None Of My Flaws

When he looks at me, he sees perfection I see my flaws He tells me my beauty starts on the inside and radiates to all those around me It’s hard to believe, but I want it to be true He gently touches my face and says no one has looked more beautiful I look away … Read more

Fake People

I can go in so many different directions with this subject matter. But, the direction I will take is to tell you what happened to our blog. It started with the adding of a forum to our site, and then came the onslaught of bots. A bot (short for “robot”) is an automated program that … Read more

My Word Is “Focus”

To help guide me throughout the year, I started the practice of choosing a word every year. A word that will bring more awareness to my intentions. Last year my word was “flourish”, which means to grow, thrive, and achieve success. My word for 2021 is “FOCUS”, which means the center of activity, attraction, or … Read more

My 2020 Life Lesson

I remember saying at the beginning of 2020, “This is going to be an amazing, great year! This is my year!” Now, if there ever was a year to put to bed, it is 2020! It’s a year that has caused me, along with so many others, to have a level of anxiety. This anxiety … Read more

Best Piece Of Advice

The topic for this post came to mind because I was thinking about all the great advice I’ve received over the years. From listening to your intuition, being present, to meditating, and more. I have to say that the best advice I’ve received was from a dear friend of mine and it was — write … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness

I am responsible for my happiness. Peace does not come when I point fingers. I own my thoughts, words, actions, and behaviors. I take ownership of my life. The outside world does not dictate my inner world. Only I hold the key to my happiness. I blame no one for any unwanted feelings. I know … Read more

New Normal vs. New Better

Recently, I just heard the phrase “new normal vs. new better”. What does that mean? I can start by saying that the previous normal is no longer. And, I don’t think it’s a new normal because there’s nothing normal about what we all are going through right now. Life has been turned upside down for … Read more

Moms and Daughters

I think that the relationship between a woman and her mother is very powerful. It affects everything in her life from her health and self-esteem to all her relationships. I grew up with a mother who always seemed unhappy. When she was a young adult, she was forbidden by her older brother to go after … Read more

Be Kind

The words “be kind” are all over social media these days. Why is it that we see and hear these words now more than ever? Is it because of the state of our nation and world? With that, does that mean we all need to work harder at being a good neighbor? With the loss … Read more

Moms of Millennials

Lisa and I are moms of millennials! We each have two beautiful, intelligent, strong, and amazing daughters who are part of the millennial (or Gen Y) generation. Having daughters is one of the main reasons for starting this blog. We want to pass onto them the life lessons we have learned along the way. What … Read more