Take out the worry

We may never have peace of mind when we’re concerned with what other people think. When we continually worry and lose sight of what is important, we may never have peace.

When we can’t focus, when we have little self-confidence, we may also struggle. However, when we can begin to understand and look at the bigger picture and know that it really doesn’t matter what other …

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29 Jun, 2013

My health & food

Although it’s often difficult for those of us with health issues to plan ahead, planning ahead for me primarily depends on how well I’m dealing with my health, whether I’m eating the right foods, whether I eat at the right times, or whether I go too long between meals.

It also depends on what I’m dealing with at the time. On a more positive note, I feel as though I am beginning to understand the correlation between the foods that I eat and the foods that make me ill. I’m getting …

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28 Jun, 2013

Emotionally letting go

Each life phase is hard. Being a child is hard. Being an adult is hard. Being a parent and parenting small children is hard but their issues are small. It’s not as hard as parenting adult children.

The security we put in place for our children when they’re small has to change as they grow into adults. It is inevitable that we will be faced with our children wanting to make their own decisions. It’s the …

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25 Jun, 2013

Rid yourself of clutter

We will spend a life accumulating clutter of the material kind, we will accumulate worry, negative self-talk and guilt, also known as ‘mental clutter.’

But all these things can become distractions after a while and can make us physically sick. When we learn to let go, we give ourselves more time to concentrate on the positive, as well as staying well in the …

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23 Jun, 2013

A fork in the road

In the last 7 years, I have been faced with many challenging decisions that I liken to a fork in the road.

A fork in the road reminds me that I have choices to make, it reminds me that I have lessons to learn that life isn’t all that it seems and that sometimes I need to make difficult choices. A fork in the road also …

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22 Jun, 2013

Just listen

Something inspirational:

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.”


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21 Jun, 2013

Order my new book

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