I have been under the weather recently, so here are just a few thoughts for you this week. These are seven principles for contentment that I try to live by: Make PEACE with your PAST so it does not negatively affect your future. WE do not move forward by keeping our eyes in the rear … More 7 Principles for Contentment
Words are powerful and can trigger various emotions in us. We all know what words typically upset us and cause stress. To post them here defeats the purpose of this article; instead, let us focus on those words that inspire and incite joy and bliss as we move into the final 5 weeks of the … More Words: To spread joy.
A man who is surrounded by so many loved ones during his lifetime is a rich man, indeed. And, such a man is Mr. Ray Carmines. Mr. Carmines will have his 90th birthday on Wednesday, April 26; while, on Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day) he celebrated with family and friends at the local Ice-Plex. My … More A Tribute to Ray Carmines
Every experience, occasion, and object is neutral. We get to designate the experience as good or bad, positive or negative. It is our choice. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer professed, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” When we designate the object or situation as positive, we begin to … More You have the power to change your experience. (2017)
Imagine, if you will, a troll that disguises itself in a cloak of strong emotions. I call this troll, ConTROLL. Each of us have dealt with it; but we need NOT let IT get the best of us. Remember, the person, who ignites anger in you, controls you! In fact, anyone that you allow to … More How to stay in control.
Smile more. Laugh. Be mindful of everything you say and do. Choose joy in your routine (as you shower/bather, brush your teeth, eat, etc.). Express gratitude. Positively acknowledge others. Pray or meditate everyday. Just take a moment and breathe whenever you can. Engage in meaningful conversations and attentively listen. Put more pep into your step … More 17 ways to make 2017 amazing…
While the end-of-the-year holidays are usually joyful and fun for many, it may be difficult, taxing and hard for others. Some of us thrive on all the merry-making, partying, decorating, gift-giving, and card-sending; and, others are stressed out, annoyed, and/or irritated. You know, like Scrooge and his bah-humbugging! He had his backstory, right? Annoyance! Irritation! Nuisance! … More Each of us has a story.