Live in the Now

Here’s a story shared by a friend that was worth repeating: Two years ago, my cousin realized he wasn’t happy with the life he was living and so decided to make a change. You see, he was the type of person who would sacrifice everything he believed in or what he wanted for the sake … Read more

Happiness – It’s an Inside Job

Happiness isn’t linked to what happened or what is yet to happen Too many people go through their lives feeling miserable. They feel like we are missing out on something. Day after day they are going through the motions while waiting for some big event to happen just so they think they will finally be … Read more

What’s in your toolbox?

We all would like a more peaceful life. However, it doesn’t always come naturally. I find I need some tools to help me when times get tricky. My favorite item in my Peaceful Life Toolbox is gratitude. It costs nothing, and has so many benefits. Think for a minute – when was the last time someone … Read more

Grieving and Your Peaceful Life

You may wonder what grief has to do with a more peaceful life. Whether it’s the death of a loved one, divorce, or the loss of a job, we all have to deal with grief at some point. Grief is part of a normal healing process. Understand that your life has been permanently changed when … Read more

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 our weekly article or already do affirmations, feel free to … Read more

Clean air for a Peaceful Life

We often hear news stories about big businesses polluting the environment – especially the air we breathe. Air quality is a very serious issue, especially that caused by industrial pollution. Did you ever stop to think, though, that the air in your home may also be polluted? Most everyone spends at least eight hours a … Read more

All Things in Moderation

The world wants you to think that more is better. However, when we are talking about material things, more isn’t always best for a peaceful life. It’s too easy to get caught up in pursuing more of everything we enjoy, and for us to lose focus on what is really important in life. Moderation is … Read more

My Gift to You

Who doesn’t like a free gift now and then?  I especially like the ones that I can share with others, but there is something to be said with the ones that are just for me.  When someone thinks enough of me to give me a gift, I know that they think I matter, and they … Read more

Can You Know Your Purpose?

What would you say if someone asked you, “what is your life’s purpose?”  Have you considered that question before.  Chances are you have – in some form or another.  You may have used different words like “why do I want to get out of bed in the morning” or “what motivates me to do what … Read more

Affirming is Important

If you’ve ever followed my blog on Sundays you know I am big on affirmations. I want to share this article with you today. I did not write it, it was written by a friend who would prefer to remain anonymous. I hope you enjoy it: – – – – – – What do you … Read more