The Essence of Gratitude

The Essence of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a true American holiday and my favorite! I love it, not because it ushers the holiday season, or because it is when families gather around a wonderful feast. I love it because it is a simple way to exchange gratitude. Gratitude is at the core of...
How One Simple Change Can Transform Your Life

How One Simple Change Can Transform Your Life

Whenever you think about setting goals, take some time to write down and CELEBRATE everything you have accomplished. Keep your focus on your successes. Be careful of negative self-critical thoughts coming in when you remember the goals you did not achieve. Put those...
Unique Family Celebrations

Unique Family Celebrations

One of the first decisions I made after getting divorced was to make time to celebrate the little moments, every day. While going through my basement I realized my good wedding china was still in the shipping boxes, taped up, unused for 10 years while I was married. I...
The Delight of Parenting

The Delight of Parenting

There’s not much about in parenting articles to get you feeling good about the wonderful things you are doing as a parent. Do you ever get the feeling you’re missing something about parenting? Like you missed the first session of Parenting 101. That lesson where they...
Return to the Summer of Love

Return to the Summer of Love

It’s unusual when a two-and-a-half-day weekend changes your life. Whenever thousands of positively energized people gather together, it’s unpredictable what might happen. My trip to the World Domination Summit (WDS) in Portland, Oregon certainly gave the word...
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