Monthly Archives: November 2018

  • Friday, November 30th, 2018

    Be a Tree

    Trees are everywhere, but how often do we notice them? Trees embody a special energy that we sometimes take for granted. Trees are beautiful, resilient and loyal. Trees cleanse the air we breathe when they convert the carbon dioxide we exhale into the pure oxygen we inhale. Consider these lessons offered daily by trees. 1. […]

  • Thursday, November 29th, 2018

    Feelings

    What’s going on? How ya doin? How do you feel? Really, how do you feel, now? Happy?  Strong? Sad? Doubtful?  Joyful? Paranoid? Confident? Proud? Frustrated? Angry? Strong? Afraid? Tired? Exited? There are so many feelings we experience everyday. I’ve heard it said that feelings are not facts and I believe that, BUT, too many people […]

  • Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

    Meditation…..One Letter at a Time

    Do you meditate? Meditation is a wonderful experience. It can be so simple. There is a classic Zen saying that goes – “you should spend twenty minutes in meditation each day, unless you are too busy… then you should spend an hour.” We all know how busy life can get, but finding even a small […]

  • Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

    Stress

    Stress is a choice. While we can’t eliminate stress altogether, we can practice identifying and managing it when it arises, before it takes a physical or a spiritual toll on us. When someone pushes your buttons or something frustrates you, try to reduce and manage your stress by pausing and giving yourself a short break. […]

  • Monday, November 26th, 2018

    Family

    Who is your family?  Is it your parents?  Your siblings? Your spouse? Your Kids?  Aunts and Uncles? Yes. Yes. Yes. But what about close friends? Colleagues? Neighbors? Teammates?…….. I believe in some respect we are all a family of differing degrees of closeness, and it’s when we express our love and acceptance to all our “families, that we […]

  • Sunday, November 25th, 2018

    I want…

    I want THAT new ……. “The moment you have a desire to possess something, is the exact moment you enter into the first phase of enslavement to it.”…….Anonymous If we get so caught up in wanting something new that we no longer enjoy the things that are still very positive parts of our lives, then […]

  • Saturday, November 24th, 2018

    Explore The Sounds of Silence

    Are there sounds in silence? I believe there are many. We are surrounded by sound. Some of us are drowning in sound. There are the sounds like blaring music, rumbling traffic, a screaming train whistle, shouting kids, barking dogs, just to name a few. There is also the sound that resonates between our ears, those […]

  • Saturday, November 24th, 2018

    Feelings

    Throughout the day we experience many feelings. Losing something makes us angry. Fighting with a friend makes us sad. Perhaps we’re lonely because no one is home. Getting an unexpected compliment makes us happy. Public speaking makes us anxious. Watching our kids succeed makes us proud. Our feelings come and go just like the hours […]

  • Friday, November 23rd, 2018

    Black Friday

    Good morning, Two thought provoking quotes from Will Rodgers: 1. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” 2. “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” Today is “Black […]

  • Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving. We all have so much to be thankful on this special day.  Take a moment to consider these amazing thing about our life that we so often take for granted. Give thanks for your SELF, for your health, strength and energy. Ponder the miracle of your body because without your conscious thought your body […]