Take Control of Your Thoughts and You Will Take Control of Your Happiness

Whether you know it or not, and more importantly, whether you believe it or not, your thoughts create your reality. “What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract, What you imagine, you create."~BUDDHA It is verifiable science. Our thoughts create our energy which in turn attracts like energy. If you vibrate a high,…

The Power of Affirmations

Reprogramming our minds and our thoughts to focus on the way we want our life to be, rather than on perceived limitations, is paramount to co-creating a beautiful reality. Choosing to direct our thoughts on a desired outcome, situation or condition, and focusing on them as though they are already in existence has been scientifically…

Pooh Wisdom and Difficult Days

"Today was a Difficult Day," said Pooh.There was a pause."Do you want to talk about it?" asked Piglet."No," said Pooh after a bit. "No, I don't think I do.""That's okay," said Piglet, and he came and sat beside his friend.""What are you doing?" asked Pooh."Nothing, really," said Piglet. "Only, I know what Difficult Days are…

The Legend of the Hummingbird

Such tiny creatures, yet so magical. Hummingbirds (or 'hummers' as I like to call them) are spiritually thought to represent love, joy and playfulness. If you are fortunate enough to live where hummingbirds thrive, let their presence remind you of the love, joy and playfulness in your own life. "Legends say that hummingbirds float free…

Celebrate the Sacred in the Ordinary

Stop what you are doing right now and take in the beauty of what surrounds you... In every moment of every day, there is magic happening around us. Our job (should we choose to accept it) is to recognize those little miracle nuggets, and know beyond the shadow of any doubt that every little detail…

Dum Spiro Spero

"While I breathe, I hope." This year has brought enormous challenge and change. From the COVID-19 pandemic and the uprooting of our relative normalcy, to nationwide unrest and grief over yet another killing of a black man at the hand of law enforcement, 2020 will be a year to REALLY remember. It is easy to…

Choose Joy

This year I have been really diving deep into discovering who I am, and what  my purpose, or dharma, is here on this Earth.   While I do not profess to have even come close to ascertaining the answers to those questions, one thing that I do know is that it is essential to find your…

Still Learning

As another year is coming to a close, I am engaging in what millions of others around the globe do at this time of year. Reflection on the past, and hope for the coming year. This process helps me to learn a little bit more about myself, strengths and weaknesses alike. I am still learning.…

“You’re Happy”

Such a simple sentiment, but so profound the meaning. My mother, recently hospitalized, spoke those words to me as she lay waiting for a procedure to assess the severity of her cardiac disease. My sister and I were by her bedside in the cath lab, and, true to form, rather than being somber and stone-faced,…