5 Keys To Let Go of Guilt…

Guilt is a powerful emotion.  Regrets and fears are strong contributors to feeling guilt.  There is a wide range of things to feel guilty about – from feeling guilty about eating the last piece of cake to feeling guilty about someone you hurt in your childhood.  Also, we feel guilt about fears that are not…

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Boundaries…Tell Me More!

When we begin to seriously think about our own mental health and self-care the word, ‘boundaries’ comes up. What are boundaries and why are they important.  Let’s talk about it…. Boundaries defined… The definition of boundaries means anything that marks a border. It’s a real or imagined line that marks the edge or limit of…

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Eeyore Mindset Part 2

This is part two of discovering what habits or mindsets can hold us back from being thankful.  In honor of Eeyore, here we go!   4 Common Habits or Mindsets Prohibit Gratitude 1. Disconnected from God – When we have had major disappointments in life we can sometimes feel disconnected from God, maybe even mad…

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Let’s look at Eeyore

We hear all the time to look at the positive and to be thankful.  But sometimes it feels hard to walk out with the stress and pressures of life.  With that in mind, for the next few weeks, we are going to talk about habits or mindsets that prevent us from being thankful.   We all…

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I’ll Have What She Is Having!

When you notice individuals who express a positive attitude and mindset it catches our attention.  You observe there is something quite different about them.  They are hard to rattle and not just joyful on the outside they are peaceful on the inside too.  Despite circumstances, they stay positive, and frustratingly sometimes, everything seems to work…

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Have you heard their stories?

Helping women rise above a painful past is one of my favorite things.  Watching them walk away from self-doubt, feeling like never enough, hopelessness, frustration into confidence, feeling energized for the future and deepening their relationships.   If you haven’t heard my story I share it on my first podcast episode.  Episode 1. The beginning. …

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Take A Vacation From Yourself

The Joy of Being Spontaneous – Blog #5   It’s July and we really begin to think about vacations and taking time to rejuvenate.  I have a new idea for you to consider.  This idea shakes up our routine.  Let me explain.  Plan a week or so for this unconventional vacation.  During this time make…

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Meet my Dogs….

This is the 4th blog in the series on having more joy.   One thing you may not know about me is that we have two dogs.  A Rottweiler named Athena, whom we rescued, and a Basset Hound named Xander.  They are quite a pair together.  Athena was 2 years old when we got Xander as…

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15 Minutes To A Miracle

A joy-filled life is lived one day at a time. It is taking one day at a time and making choices that will produce a joy-filled, and fulfilling life.  So to increase your potential for being happy and fulfilled it is essential how you begin each day with that in mind.  After all, if you…

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The Joy of Perspective

The Joy of Perspective   With the Philippians 4:8 paradigm in mind, My husband Lee and I have committed to looking at each other’s strengths and not focus on what bugs us about each other.   It is amazing where we focus we get more of.   The thoughts we are continuing to think are…

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