Category Archives: Inner Peace

It’s Okay To Be Happy!

Negativity is nothing more than a socially accepted form of mental illness. I know people who, when asked how their day was, have never said, “I had a good day!” Instead, they say, “It was okay,” no matter how good it was. I remember being in a room full of people once, at a seminar.… Read More…

How To Avoid Raising An Adult Child

I can’t believe how often I see adults throwing temper tantrums. Something gets them upset and they huff and they puff and they blow their cool right out the window. They throw things, punch holes in the wall, slam doors, slam people, scream, cry, spew hate-filled words…you get the picture. So often, way too often, they do this in front… Read More…

In This House We Love

In this house we do not criticize each other. We do not mock each other. We do not point fingers. We do not rehash the past. We do not hold a grudge. We do not ignore each other. We do not lie. We do not expect more of each other than we’re willing to give.… Read More…

The Empty Nest

567,648,000. This is how many seconds of your life you spent taking care of your kids before they were legally considered adults. In every one of these seconds they were either in your arms, in your view or in your thoughts. Sometimes you wished you had more time for yourself, but you never really wished… Read More…

How To Stop Struggling

What is your biggest fear? I have a few, mainly having to do with my kids, my husband and loss. I used to work myself into a real panic attack at times, until I learned a really great method on how to control my thoughts. Control is something I’m good at. When people tell me… Read More…

Happiness is Overrated

Happiness is Overrated

I used to think that happiness was an attainable goal. I looked for it everywhere; in people, in things, through accomplishments, in how I looked, what I owned, having perfect health, and on and on and on. Sometimes I thought I found it, but it never really lasted that long. Besides, even when I “had… Read More…

I Want My Mama Back

I Want My Mama Back

A long, long time ago, when I was about to finish high school, I wanted to be a flight attendant. It sounded glamourous to me, and I had never been on a plane before, so wasn’t afraid to fly yet. A recruiter came to my house to interview me for Flight Attendant School. She wanted… Read More…

Teach Your Kids to Feel, By Example

I can’t believe how often I see adults throwing temper tantrums. They huff and they puff and they blow their cool right out the window. Something gets them emotional and they lose themselves while letting off steam. They throw things, punch holes in the wall, slam doors, scream, cry, wring their hands together, hyperventilate, spew hate-filled… Read More…

Teach Your Kids to Feel, By Example