25 Reasons to be Grateful Today

Gratitude is one of the keys to a peaceful life. I encourage all my readers and clients to get a gratitude journal and to write three things for which they are thankful every morning when they wake up. The rule is that you can write anything you want, but you cannot write the same thing … Read more

Compliments and Gratitude

Compliments and gratitude go together like peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, spaghetti and meatballs – well you get the drift. Everyone loves them – even when they are not able to accept them easily. Think about it for a minute. Don’t you love to receive compliments? It’s great for your self-esteem and just … Read more

So What is a Peaceful Life Anyway?

I spend a lot of time writing about tools for a peaceful life. There have been several posts about a peaceful life on this blog alone. We talk about meditation, breathing, mindfulness, forgiveness, and many other topics. We talk about the ways to find peace, but we really have never talked about what peace is, … Read more

Focus – Sunday Serenities Affirmations

Sunday Serenities – A New Affirmation to Start Your Week Each week we will be sharing a new affirmation.  The introductory information will remain the same, but if you are new to affirmations, please check out the first two sections on “What is an Affirmation?” and  “How to Practice Your Affirmation.” If you regularly read … Read more

Finding Calm Amidst Your Chaos

It seems like most everyone has a chaotic life anymore. Even on the weekends, people are trying to make up for things they couldn’t get done during the week, or packing in as much “recreation” as they can. Life hardly seems very calm, let alone peaceful. If you want to have a peaceful life, you … Read more

Meditation for a Peaceful Life

Why meditation? We’ve all heard of meditation. It’s almost a buzz word nowadays. What is it, and why is it becoming so popular? Meditation has been around for many, many years. It is part of many religious practices, and even mentioned as far back as the Old Testament in the Bible – even further back … Read more

Unicorns and Your Peaceful Life

Disclaimer – this was borrowed, with permission. Quick – before they disappear! Think about this magical topic – What Unicorns Can Teach You About Making Your Life More Magically Peaceful  You may have heard stories that society is approaching peak unicorn. Some experts are saying it’s  time to start thinking about what you can do … Read more

Ten Happiness Tips

If you want a more peaceful life, it helps to be happy. It’s not an absolute requirement, but it makes it a lot easier. Being happy comes easy for many, but some people have to work at it. If you’re one of the ones who has to work at it, or just if you would … Read more

Plan Your Perfect Life

Are you a planner?  Do yo get all excited about the planning process or do you groan at the thought of planning anything? I have to admit that I like the planning stage.  I enjoy the research, the thoughts that go into it, and the sense of adventure.  I also find I am better at following through … Read more

Love Your Inner Critic for a Peaceful Life

Your inner critic can be you the worst enemy or your best friend. It’s important to make friends with your inner critic and even to extend it some unconditional love if you are determined to live a peaceful life. How do we hear what out inner critic is saying? It’s what many people call out … Read more