Today I am devoting my blog to a list of things that make me smile. It is important for us to remember what makes us happy so that in times when we are feeling sad or depressed we can turn to these things to reconnect with comfort and joy. Please feel free to share what makes you smile! Read the rest of this entry »
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“There are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one’s cheek. But the winds cannot be denied, bringing as they often do a future that is impossible to ignore.” ~ Nicholas Sparks, Message in a Bottle
We all fear something. Some people like to pretend that they have no fear, but in reality they are only kidding themselves, and I am guessing that even they are not truly convinced. We all have worries and concerns and are terrified of various realities that life may bring us. The fears that we have can be on a variety of levels, from work to family to finances. Here are some of the most common fears I hear: Read the rest of this entry »
We all have them, challenges in our lives that feel as big as a mountain. Sometimes the only way to face the challenges in our lives is to climb the mountain! But HOW do we cope with challenges in our lives? Are we able to rise to the occasion or do we crumble, frozen in fear and unable to cope? Read the rest of this entry »
“The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.” ~Jim Morrison Read the rest of this entry »
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 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 »
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.
Have you ever wanted to hibernate? Check out of the world, nor permanently, but for a short period of time. During this time no one would be allowed to hound you or require anything of you. If you are hibernating, you are not available when the demands of the world are catapulted in your direction.