Changing Your Mindset for a Peaceful Life

If you are in the United States, or a citizen of the United States living elsewhere, you were probably celebrating your independence yesterday.  My oldest son and I have a tradition where we watch the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest and then we go to a friend’s for an afternoon of fun outdoor activities, great food, … Read more

Meditation and Prayer for a Peaceful Life

Is your daily routine so busy and full of activities that it’s causing you stress and agitation? We’ve all heard of the health risks associated with too much stress, but how can you reduce that stress and find peace in your life? I have found the gifts of prayer and meditation to be two of … Read more

Plan to Indulge for a Peaceful Life

Many of us have been raised to think that we should always put ourselves last. We are programmed to think that self-indulgence is a bad thing. I believe that in order to have a truly peaceful life, we need to make time to do those things we really want to do – in moderation, of … Read more

Avoid Negativity for a Peaceful Life

Does it seem to you like there is a whole lot more negativity in the world lately? Is that ongoing negativity bringing you down? Every day, you’re most likely exposed to a variety of situations. Some, you’ll perceive as positive, others neutral, and some negative. If the unpleasant ones seem to be increasing in your … Read more

Use Gratitude to Create Positivity

Consistent gratitude is one of the most powerful tools that you can use to propel yourself into a brighter, more positive  tomorrow. Don’t think that gratitude is a magical shortcut to all things positive. Gratitiude alone doesn’t necessarily create any changes outside of yourself. What it can do, however, is open you up to other … 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