Toxic by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby via daily post: Toxic I read this fantastic article by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby and identified with it completely so I thought I would take the time and write a short blog about healing and what this looks like to me, personally. To some people who are knee deep in … Continue reading Steps to Healing from “Toxic”
I am 47 years old (about to be 48 in a few days) and have recently discovered something that was missing from my life, yep, you guessed it, expectations and boundaries. Having grown up in an abusive, dysfunctional and very chaotic environment I was never taught how to exist in any other way. Healthy relationships … Continue reading expectations, do you have them?
Many years ago I heard the term "inner child" which I found to be quite an intriguing concept and one that I would have loved to explore, however, I didn't give it much thought and actually dismissed it. After my first divorce, being left with two very small children to raise on my own I … Continue reading listen to that inner child
When you get older and life becomes a little more mundane, grasp on to the little things. When you realize life didn’t turn out exactly had you had envisioned or planned, focus on what turned out amazing. During life’s turbulent moments or when you question what is to come, have gratitude for what is. Hold … Continue reading These Moments…
We have all dated that person, the one that is never quite ready for a commitment (with you). They drive you to the brink of insanity and then pull you back with incredible passion that you have never experienced before. They bring out a side to you that you didn't know you had in you. … Continue reading You may be the emotionally unavailable one, here’s why!
As I sit on my deck this morning drinking my coffee and writing this blog I can’t help but to share where I am at, mentally. It is very easy to focus (heavily) on what we do not have and the problems we face or even things that aren’t happening but we worry they will. … Continue reading Gratitude is a thing and so is perspective!
Today is day 7 and the last entry of my blog about happiness....a continuation of my original post What brings you happiness. Sorry for the delay of my last post in this series. Yesterday I injured myself working in the yard. I still feel and act like a twenty year old or maybe even a … Continue reading Day Seven – it’s your turn to define happiness…
Today is day 6 of my blog about happiness....a continuation of my original post What brings you happiness. I am feeling controversial today. I am wondering how people feel about the statement - Happiness is a Choice. On one hand I feel it is, but there are exceptions to the rule and the first one … Continue reading Day Six – is happiness a choice?
Today is day 5 of my blog about happiness....a continuation of my original post What brings you happiness. Life has slowed down a bit and that is a good thing....could we really have kept going at the pace we were at? I don't think so. As a community I feel we have lost sight of … Continue reading Day Five – the pursuit of happiness
As I mentioned in my blog yesterday What brings you happiness I am going to blog every day for one week about happiness and what makes us feel happy. Today I would like to define happiness - happiness is the state of being happyhappy is a sense of confidence and satisfaction- dictionary Do these terms … Continue reading (Day Two) what makes you happy and what sets your mind free