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

Do your doubt yourself?

Do you ever doubt yourself?  I know that I do – although I do it less and less, for which I am truly thankful. You may wonder how I slowed it down – so I thought I’d share.  About a year ago, I posted this short little blog post: Here’s some wise advice from a … 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

Perfectionism and a Peaceful Life

Many people think if they can be perfect, then they can be perfectly happy. However, the battle between perfection and happiness can really wreak havoc – especially if you want to live a more peaceful life. Perfectionists refuse to accept any results short of perfection. The urge to be perfect can be a real challenge. … Read more

Meditations That Make House Cleaning More Fun Some people love

Some people love to clean while others fail to see the attraction (that would be me). No matter how you may feel about dusting and vacuuming, a meditative approach can make tidying up more fun and satisfying. Use these techniques to help you create a calm atmosphere conducive to cleaning quickly and effectively. A Sample … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness in a Peaceful Life

The Power of Forgiveness is real. It’s also an essential tool for a more peaceful life. You may have times when you’ve been hurt or feel angry toward someone close to you. They may have said something that devastated you or done something without thinking that triggered feelings of frustration and anger. You are blown … Read more

Outdoor Serenities for a Peaceful Life

Meditation in the Great Outdoors can be an amazing experience. It’s especially enjoyable in the summer when the weather is warm, the plants and trees are green, and the wildlife is plentiful. Most people think of meditation as something you do seated, on a pillow, with your legs crossed like a pretzel. That is one … Read more