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

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

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, Heart, Perspective

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and with it, a great opportunity to think about gratitude.  It’s generally a pleasant holiday (barring any family drama!) that is celebrated in many countries as a day of giving thanks for the blessings of the harvest.  A feast of comfort foods, it’s a time to gather with the… Continue reading Giving Thanks