STRESS – we have all felt it from time to time. STRESS – we have all heard others complain about it. STRESS - an all-encompassing descriptor of anything in life that causes us to want to run, hide, scream, or smack someone. STRESS – What do we do about it????? Read the rest of this entry »
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My oldest daughter is the inspiration for this post today. She was HORRIFIED to learn that I wrote about PMS yesterday, “Mom, that is SOOO embarrassing!” she said. She is 10. I then asked her what topics she felt I should be writing about. She replied, “What a great idea, I can come up with good things for you to write about!” One of her first suggestions was to write about getting your own room. This is very important to my daughter, as she currently shares a room with her younger sister. My oldest is desperate for her own space. Thus, the title of today’s post.
Do you sometimes feel as though you are muddling through life without a real plan or direction? Do you take each day as it comes, allowing each day to control you, rather than you embracing all that the day has to give to you? Are you running your life or is your life running you?
Do you ever feel like people in your life are trying to plow you over with guilt trips? Some blame this on their religious upbringings (though I have personally heard members of almost EVERY religion mention guilt trips, so I think they have more to do with human nature than a specific faith structure)! I have found that guilt trips Read the rest of this entry »
“No amount of darkness can put out the light of a single candle.” ~ Author Unknown
Do you ever wonder how some people do it? How they seem to radiate a love, joy, and kindness 24/7. They always seem to have a smile on their face, are always positive, cheering people up, patting individuals on the back, offering hugs and condolences. Their cups are always half full.
Doors of Closure, Windows of Opportunity
Every individual I know has had doors shut (or slammed) in their lives. These closed doors can bring great stress and devastation in a person’s life. I am going to use my sister as my example (without her permission, Read the rest of this entry »