Perspective

Feeling Lucky?

My mom was born in Ireland, and I spent most of my childhood summers there.  It was like a second home.  I loved being surrounded by my family and the culture.  And perhaps it’s the influence of the Irish folklore I grew up with, but there’s a special place in my heart for four-leaf clovers.… Continue reading Feeling Lucky?

Perspective, Presence, You

The Finish Line

In a previous blog, Got Change?, my break in consistent blogging was blamed on writer’s block and rebellion; I just needed a change.  Now I have a new reason!  Well, in all honesty, it’s not really new…it’s almost 21 years old.  Writing these blogs has inspired me to work on a book that I started… Continue reading The Finish Line

Perspective, You

The World Is Your Mirror

The world is your mirror.  It’s a popular phrase, but what does it mean?  The world around us is a physical reality of which we are a part, yet being in a physical body makes us all separate.  We are sentient beings with a constant cascade of incoming data and information.  We see and interact… Continue reading The World Is Your Mirror

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