Just A Bad Mood Or Are You Coming Unglued?

Portrait of the young woman“In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” ~Albert Camus

About ten years ago, I stopped sleeping. It started on a vacation. The first night in this lovely beach rental, I couldn’t fall asleep and stayed wide awake all night. Of course I was… Continue Reading…

A Life Cleanse: Purge Yourself of a Toxic Mindset

iStock_000001392541Small“Cleanse your emotions, passions, impulses, attitudes, and reactions. That is the essence of spiritual discipline as laid down in all faiths.” ~Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on my friend Katie Tallo’s blog, Momentum Gathering. Katie has just launched The 7-Week Life Cleanse, her beautiful new eBook. Continue Reading…

12 Pampery Indulgent Things That Are So Worth It, Even If You’re Simplifying

Brunette getting a head massage in the spa salonI don’t know anyone who hasn’t at least thought about scaling back and simplifying their lives. In fact, most folks have been forced to cut back because of this unnerving economy. In my own community, I’ve watched as some of my favorite boutique stores and restaurants have shut their doors. Car dealers for… Continue Reading…

You've Accepted The Challenge. Now Make Your Dreams Come True

iStock_000010489099Small1“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” ~Henry David Thoreau

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jane Rochelle, of Teeny Tiny Pieces … Along the Path… Continue Reading…

My Challenge To You: Get The Ball Rolling

iStock_000008137690Small (1)Steve Chandler is a coach and speaker and author. I found out about him by accident. I was scanning around on Amazon for books that might be useful in my coaching practice, and his book Fearless: Creating the Courage to Change the Things You CanContinue Reading…

Breathe Deeply. Live Longer.

iStock_000011023164SmallRight now, as you are reading this, how are you breathing? Are you slumped forward, tensed up and taking shallow breaths? If so, and if this is your fallback breathing style, you are depriving yourself of some vital physical and mental health benefits.

This is something so easy to change, and… Continue Reading…

Be Fan-Freaking-Tastic At One Thing

Allyn Atlanta Ballet ad shot“We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.” ~Martha Graham

When you were a kid, what did you dream of being or doing? I… Continue Reading…