Hope Springs Eternal

Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never is, but always to be blessed: The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come. – Alexander Pope According to Wikipedia, “Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to […]

Keeping Positive

It was Richard Bach who said, “We magnetize into our lives whatever we hold in thought.” The answers you seek are inside of you. Start by believing in yourself, and if you are having a bad day, turn your thoughts towards what is going right, and focus on how it can get better. Positive thinking […]

Monday Mornings

Search online for how to handle Monday mornings, and you’ll get a list of suggested things to do to fight the blues: Get up earlier, eat breakfast, bring doughnuts to work, compliment someone, and so on. Since I work from home, my choices are pretty different. So here’s what I do: After showering and pouring […]

Seeking Calm

I won’t lie, right now my peace and sanctuary has been interrupted. I live in an apartment complex on the top floor, and a man moved in below me. His place is like a revolving hotel with the Girlfriend, her kids, his sister’s kids, etc. Every weekend and some week nights, my peace is shattered. […]

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Get Back to Nature

After a long Winter of being indoors, looking out the windows, watching rain and snow, it’s a welcome relief to get outside and discover the world around you. My advice to you: Get outdoors and take the time to see what’s around you.  Interacting with nature is the best food for the soul.  Knowing how […]

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The Importance of Self Care

I love Fridays. Why?  Because I know that just in a few hours, the weekend will begin.  No matter if I have plans, or not, the weekend signals as a time I can relax, and pay attention to self-care.  Or at least try to. We should all practice self-care mindfully.  Every day.  But sometimes you […]

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