Serenity is Within Your Reach

Do you genuinely feel a sense of serenity on a regular basis – or does it seem like feelings of anxiety in nearly all aspects of life have become the status quo? If you said no, you’re not alone. Most people aren’t able to enjoy feelings of calmness and peace on a regular basis. Everyone … Read more

Stress and the Importance of Sleep – Part 2

Three Apps that Help Stressed Out People Sleep Like a Baby Stress has a way of making itself known when we want to go to sleep. Somehow, we can shove our stressful thoughts aside most of the day but the moment we try to clear our minds and go to sleep, BAM- stressful thoughts overwhelm us. There … Read more

Meditative Living

You’ve most likely heard of meditation by now. You probably have an idea of what it’s like – sitting quietly for long periods of time, chanting, with incense and special music in the background. Maybe your idea is something totally different, but I’m guessing it involves a significant amount of time, and who has that … Read more

It’s Not Just the Big Things

Did you know that it’s not just the big things can affect your mood? Small things can also have a big impact of what kind of mood you are in. Your mood, of course, is a huge factor in whether or not you are feeling peaceful with your life. It’s really easy to notice how … Read more

Find the Magic

When I was a child I loved going to magic shows. It was an extra special treat if you had a magician come to your school for an assembly, or your friend had one come to their birthday party. We would be awed by the illusions. Our imaginations would run wild. Those were good times. … Read more

Try Some Gratitude for a New Attitude

We all know by now that stress and emotional overload can make it difficult to live a more peaceful life.  It also affects our over all attitude towards ourself, our life, and others around us. An article by the National Institute of Mental Health says, “Coping with the impact of chronic stress can be challenging. … 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

Creativity and a Peaceful Life

Have you ever wanted to be more creative? Given that you’re reading this blog post right now, the answer to this question is very likely ‘yes,’ but what does creativity even look like? To most people, creativity means they’re able to solve problems easily and think outside the box when obstacles emerge. To others, you … Read more

Take Time to Journal

Journaling is a great tool and it can even help you to have a more peaceful life. It can help you express your feelings and thoughts, be a tool to record historical information, or a fantastic way to supercharge your self-development efforts. When your thoughts are still swirling around in your mind, they can be … Read more

Stress Less as a Single Mom

Speaking from experience, beinga single mom in the seventies was rare where I lived, and very, very hard.  Being a single parent may be more common today, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. There are so many demands from all over – school has gotten tougher, sports and other activities require more time and money. … Read more