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Appreciation, Perspective, You

Choose Your Emotions

Our thoughts and emotions are closely intertwined.  In my blog, Positive Thinking, I wrote about the importance of focusing on positive thoughts.  Because our thoughts have a direct influence on our emotions, choosing positive thoughts can help to create better feelings.  But we can also focus on the emotion part of the equation. While there’s… Continue reading Choose Your Emotions

Appreciation, Perspective

Positive Thinking

To start the new year off with a bang, we need a good, healthy dose of positive thinking.  Sometimes it gets a bad rap from the “bah humbugs” of the world, and that’s okay...you can call me Pollyanna any day. Why do we need positive thinking?  Positive thoughts come from a positive perspective and they… Continue reading Positive Thinking

Appreciation, Perspective, You

Rewrite Your Script

The New Year is upon us, and while every day is an opportunity to start over again, there’s something about the new year that gives us hope, a feeling of freedom, a fresh start and a clean slate.  It’s an occasion to reflect back on the past year, and plan for the new.  And we… Continue reading Rewrite Your Script

Appreciation, Heart, You

Embrace Your Misfit!

Christmas is just around the corner, and while this blog isn’t about the holiday, it is inspired by the holiday classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  It’s the story of a reindeer who was ridiculed and ostracized because he was different…just because his nose was shiny and bright.  He runs away and eventually finds himself on… Continue reading Embrace Your Misfit!

Perspective, Presence

Silence Is Golden

In my recent blog, Going Off the Grid, I explored technology and the benefits of developing a healthy relationship with our personal electronic devices.  Well, even without electronics, we can still find many ways to distract ourselves and to avoid whatever it is we are feeling or thinking, what I like to call deflecting or… Continue reading Silence Is Golden

Appreciation, Presence, You

Going Off the Grid

These days, our cell phones have become something of an extension of our bodies.  More than just a telephone, our devices have become invaluable instruments in keeping us connected, organized, entertained and informed.  The technology truly is a modern miracle.  To kids growing up now, it’s common place.  But for those of us who remember… Continue reading Going Off the Grid