Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

    Happy New Year, Again.

    Now that the initial novelty of the New Year has faded away, let’s take a realistic and mindful approach to 2017. As we begin the New Year with with a spirit of optimistic anticipation, here are my thoughts for committing to meaningful new habits in the year ahead. Tradition encourages each of us to make […]

  • Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

    Foibles Are Cool

    I have to remember to lighten up. A “foible” is a minor weakness or failing of character; slight flaw or defect. Are you afraid to reveal your foibles? I’ve been told that I am not “cool”. Yesterday I had my tongue firmly pressed into my cheek when I asked for advise on being more “cool’. One of my friends said the flow of the conversation was […]

  • Monday, January 22nd, 2018

    Thank God It’s Today

    Good Morning, Each morning is a fresh start. Each morning I can choose to put the mistakes of days past behind me and start anew. Each morning I can choose to forgive myself and others for having made mistakes or done wrong in days past. Each morning I can choose to continue on the path […]

  • Sunday, January 21st, 2018

    Just Relax

    Good Morning, Relax. Just relax. Not so easy, right? Are you over worked? Over stressed? Filled with tension? Can’t sleep? Are you about to snap? Then just relax! It used to be that when someone told me to “Reeelaaaaxxx”, I got angry and more stressed or tense. I thought, “I can’t JUST RELAX because YOU […]

  • Saturday, January 20th, 2018

    Are you a Fixer?

    Consider these words of wisdom; “Tell me and I’ll forget, teach me and I’ll  remember, but if you involve me, I will learn and I will grow. Let me try for myself.” Are you a fixer? Do you try and clear a safe path for your kids, your spouse or for your friends on their […]

  • Friday, January 19th, 2018

    Success……. At What Cost?

    It’s far too easy to keep focused on the idea that reaching our goals will determine if we’re successful or not, and the reality is that the important thing is how we live as we’re striving to reach those goals. Questions: Are we walking all over others in our attempt to be “successful”? Are we […]

  • Thursday, January 18th, 2018

    Peaceful Warrior Training in 2018

    What is “Peaceful Warrior  Training”? A “Peaceful Warrior” is a person of strength, courage and wisdom. “Training” is an organized instruction or practice designed to impart proficiency  in achieving improvement in some way. A Peaceful Warrior is someone not struggling to achieve personal wealth or physical control, but instead  someone seeking physical or spiritual calm in the turbulent sea of everyday […]

  • Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

    Peaceful Warriors

    Be A Peaceful Warrior. What is a warrior? Most people think of warriors as soldiers in an army. Typically we think of warriors as men and women working individually or as a team in a battle for wealth, land, politics, religion or power. For me, a warrior is simply a person of STRENGTH, COURAGE and WISDOM. For me, […]

  • Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

    Hope

    Good Morning, Are you hopeful about 2017? Here are a few suggestions. Hopeful people choose to see the goodness in life, instead of focusing on the negative. They walk proactively with optimism on their daily journey, believing that each small step will bring them closer to the future they have imagined. Hopeful people excel at […]

  • Monday, January 15th, 2018

    A Lasting Tribute to Non Violence

    Non-Violent communication sends an effective and peaceful message. As a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, let’s make it our intention to clean up our language today. I make a daily effort to be positive and mindful in all areas of my life.  While I may not always succeed, I try to remember that practice […]