Stress Resistance for a Peaceful Life

When you hear the word stress, what do you think?  Many people think about stress as something they just have to deal with.  They understand it may interfere with their peace, but they are resigned that life is just that way.  Stress happens. Here’s a question to think about for a moment:  Do you think of stress as a … Read more

Twenty Minutes to a Peaceful Work/Life Balance

While overworking seems to be popular these days in many circles, it’s extremely damaging. There’s absolutely no reason to overdo it, even if you have bills to pay. In fact, the harder you push yourself, the closer you get to the dangerous edge of overload and then even to burnout. It’s all about balance. It’s … Read more

Being Present for a More Peaceful Life

You may have already heard about the many benefits of present moment thinking. When you live in the present, the many stressors of the mind do not bother you. You aren’t thinking about tomorrow or yesterday – just now, and this helps with a more peaceful life in the long run. If you’ve ever tried … Read more

Sunday Serenities – A New Affirmation to Start Your Week

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

Five Indicators of a True Friendship

Thank you, W Felderman for filling in the past few days – your posts have been great!  I should be back tomorrow. Five Indicators of a True Friendship You’ve probably realized that friends come and go. In some cases, your interests change as you get older. In other cases, something happens that forces you to … Read more

Calm the Mental Chatter for a Peaceful Life

We all have a constant companion that is never quiet. It’s what some call “monkey brain,” but I’ll refer to it as mental chatter for this post.  It’s always there.  The mental chatter in our heads starts when we wake up and is still going when we go to sleep. It’s even active during our … Read more

Have a Great Day! Here’s How –

“Have a great day!” Have you ever had someone say that to you and you just want to reply with, “Yeah, right” but you smile back with the sincerest smile you can fake, and wish them the same.  I know I used to have days like that.  Not any more, though. I learned a while … Read more

Non-Victim Mindset for a Peaceful Life

Your inner world has a tremendous impact on your circumstances. Your beliefs affect your thoughts, emotions, and actions. Your actions ultimately create your life. If you believe your life is good, it will be good. If you believe things always work out for you, they will work out. Did you ever meet someone who said, … Read more

Sunday Serenities – A New Affirmation to Start Your Week

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

Meditation: A Daily Habit for a More Peaceful Life

If you are looking to add another tool in your toolbox for a more peaceful life, one of the best tools available is meditation. YogaInternational.com defines meditation this way: “Meditation is a precise technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness that is totally different from the normal waking state. It is … Read more