April 5, 2018

A Changing Balance – Five Ways to Move Yourself Towards Living in Balance

Some of us buy into the illusion that we can work hard to get our lives organized and “balanced,” and it will stay that way forever … perhaps even thinking we will live “happily ever after.” But sameness is not balance. One of the givens of life, and of being […]
March 22, 2018

Five Steps to Shield Yourself from the Call to Worry

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow; it only saps today of its strength. – A.J. Cronin Worry is a feeling of uneasiness or a troubled, anxious, distressed and concerned mind, usually for something impending or anticipated. When we worry we torment ourselves with disturbing thoughts that force us to […]
March 7, 2018

Are You Afraid to Live? …How to Overcome Your Fears to Live Your Life Fully!!!

I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change, the fear of the unknown, and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says: Turn back, […]
February 22, 2018

Do Bad Habits Erode the Quality of Your Life?

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle How often do you stop to take a close look at the habits you have built during your life? Do you realize these practices have much more influence over you than you would like […]
February 8, 2018

Faith – Is It Part of Your Healthcare and Lifecare System?

Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe. – Mark Victor Hansen Some may be offended by my belief that faith is a vital component of our health and well-being if they associate faith with religious practice. But for me, faith is […]
January 25, 2018

Did you do it?

Acceptance comes when we slowly begin to understand and care about ourselves and others … Peace is a natural outgrowth of acceptance. – Anonymous In my last blog, I asked you what new opportunities you’ll put your time and energy into this year. I offered seven steps, along with the Integrated […]
January 11, 2018

Life Truly Lived Is Risky Business – Seven Steps Towards Truly Living It

Life truly lived is risky business, and if one puts up too many fences against risk one ends by shutting out life itself.” – Kenneth S. Davis Another holiday season has passed and we’re into a brand-new year; a time for letting go of the old and making way for new opportunities. […]
December 21, 2017

Are You In Charge of Your Giving This Year?

“Conventional wisdom would say that the less you give, the more you have. The converse is true. The more you give, the more you have. Abundance creates the ability to give; giving creates more abundance. I don’t mean this simply in financial terms. The principle is true in every area […]
December 14, 2017

Three Steps to Looking Beneath Your Feelings

Emotions are messengers from the front lines of our mental fitness battle zone, but … we tend to kill the messenger instead of listening. When we listen, we find out how to fight the war successfully. I’ve discovered that spending spend time reflecting upon my feelings helps to grasp what […]
December 7, 2017

What feelings can teach you about yourself – Let them out!

Oh, how the following resonated with me! “Looking back on my childhood, I don’t remember any secrets. I just remember not talking about certain subjects such as sex, money and religion. My family also had trouble communicating about love, fear, insecurity and anger. Years later, my husband, children and I […]