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, 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

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

Perspective, Presence, You

The Extended Bodies

In my recent blog, Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?, I discovered what defines the limits of my being, not just my physical body, but my personal space, my space bubble.  It got me thinking, now that I know I have a definite boundary, what’s going on within that space? I was thinking about the life… Continue reading The Extended Bodies