I woke up too late to call my daughter.
She would be at work by now, and she couldn’t take calls.
But today was Father’s Day – and her Dad had died just 2 weeks ago.
Wasn’t I a “bad Mom” if I hadn’t reached out to her, hadn’t given her words of wisdom and peace today? Or was there a better – a best choice? The best choice is the one that leads to peace.
The best choice doesn’t include criticism – of yourself or others – or guilt, frustration or judgement. Here’s how I mad
Today I was thinking of my “don’t wants” and as usual it was a mess. – “I don’t want to have a tough day at work.”
– “I don’t want to be upset by this whole COVID-19 thing.” How do you find calm when your mind takes you to panic? You think and speak what you want as if you have it already. Notice when you don’t feel good. It means you are focusing on something you don’t want.
That negative feeling and energy attracts more to be fearful about – just like a magnet. Whatever y
This is a wonderful time of year, and for many it is challenging.
Finishing work, juggling family obligations and buying gifts can limit your peace.
How can you slow down, enjoy the moment and treasure your loved ones?
I have 3 simple steps for peace – practice them playfully in a fun spirit. First, choose a “fun partner in crime,” who will be present at your gathering.
Then, send them this blog. Ask for help in keeping a spirit of peace and joy.
Finally, practice GAP: G
Ready to feel good to have a better life?
To improve your life, learn to feel good no matter what, by controlling your thoughts and feelings.
It is your thoughts and feelings, not your situation, that determines “happy.”
You know this. Happiness starts on the inside. When was the last time you said, “I’ll be happy when…” and got “it” and weren’t happy?
It happens all the time. You buy the car, get the job, your kid gets better grades…whatever.
And you still aren’t happy.
Science tells us that relationships are up to 85% of our happiness.
If you want to be happy and successful, pay attention to your relationships.
Pay attention to how connected you are with the people you work with, live with and love. To improve relationships, practice compassion.
Compassion is the subject of “The Book of Joy” by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu.
Compassion – for yourself and others – leads to joy. So, whoever is bugging you has something within them that