Love, love, love…and forgive

Let’s give love the keys to our car instead of fear. If I remember correctly…it always led to a better destination. Also, kids forgive so easily. You get in a fight and it’s over by the time school is out for the day. Let the small stuff go! And if you do get in a tiff, try baking your partner their favorite homemade good or write them a handwritten note and hide it somewhere for them to find. Don’t worry about how silly it seems. Don’t worry about who has the power. Just LOVE BIG! Continue reading Love, love, love…and forgive

Ways to Get Back On Track When You Lose Focus

If you’ve tried and failed to stay on focus in a project you are working on, you probably already know how easy it is to slip up or to fail. From everyday stress to ill health, life can often get in the way of the best intentions. Going off track is completely normal, but it’s important to be prepared for a slip up and know how to bounce back if you’re to succeed at creating a healthier lifestyle. This blog will show you how to pick yourself up when things go wrong. BE KIND TO YOURSELF. First of all, don’t … Continue reading Ways to Get Back On Track When You Lose Focus

Renewed hope

I am an optimist, who believe that something good will happen to me. May be my faith in God has something to do with my optimism. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There have been many dark moments when my faith in humanity was tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. I still believed that after the storm there will be a rainbow and calmness. I always wait for my rainbow. While life can be hard at the best of times, faith is the … Continue reading Renewed hope

The Journey from hurt to Healing

ONE day, leafing through a Japanese dictionary, I came upon a word that caused me to marvel because it had so many different meanings—and ALL of them pertained to abandonment. The word is akeru. It means “to pierce, to open, to end, to make a hole in, to start, to expire, to unwrap, to turn over.” When someone leaves, akeru refers to the empty space that is created, the opening in which a new beginning can take place. I was amazed at the power of a single word that could suggest that to begin and to end are the same—part … Continue reading The Journey from hurt to Healing