Don’t be afraid to set goals

Goal setting – we often hear how important it is to set goals for ourselves. What do we want to do with our life? How will we plan for it? How will we finance our next vacation? These are all good questions that can only be effectively answered by setting a goal. To many people, … Read more

Stop Blocking Your Peaceful Life

You might be making a more peaceful life harder than it has to be. You surely aren’t doing it on purpose and probably don’t even realize it. Have you ever met a person who just always seems to be making everything more difficult than it needs to be. You probably know a few people like … Read more

Experience the Joy of Peaceful Living with a Mission Statement

Do you have a mission statement? You may be asking “what’s a mission statement?” According to dummies.com, a “personal mission statement or personal philosophy is what you feel you would like to become in your life. It is an internal process and needs to come from the core of who you are. There are no … Read more

Achieving Big Goals Made Easy

We often hear about setting goals and achieving results. It’s a science. There are some basic steps involved. Forbes has made achieving your goals a simple four step process: Do the research Write SMT (specific, measurable and time specific) goals Get started Achieve and repeat Most people believe, however, that the big goals aren’t so … Read more

Dreams vs. Goals

Do you remember, as a kid, dreaming about the future? Your mind could be as creative as it wanted to be. There were no limits. As you got older, you may have thought about turning those dreams into something real. If you were truly serious about it, you would turn your dream into a goal. … Read more

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

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 Balance for a Peaceful Life

One of the most valuable tools in my toolbox for a peaceful life is balance. I’m not talking about the type of balance that gives you the perfect yoga pose, although that is part of it. You may be wondering how it is even possible to find balance. After all, if you want to be … Read more

Start small to go big!

To Achieve Big Goals, Start with Small Ones Every new year, people sit down to write out their goals or make big resolutions. The big resolutions ultimately fail as they are usually based on emotion, and the goal is unrealistic. For example, you will hear someone state that they will lose twenty pounds in January, … Read more

Taking the Fear Out of Setting Goals

Goal setting – we often hear how important it is to set goals for ourselves. What do we want to do with our life? How will we plan for it? How will we finance our next vacation? These are all good questions that can only be effectively answered by setting a goal. To many people, … Read more