The Habit of Gratitude

One of the challenges to living in a state of joy is keeping the mind at peace.  Our minds have been trained to look for things to worry about.  We are used to working on “problems” or trying to avoid things that can cause us pain.  While there is a time and place for thatContinue reading “The Habit of Gratitude”

Quick Tips to Stay Positive

How are you doing this month?  I personally wasn’t very excited when I saw the Power Path blog listing this month’s theme as “Pressure.”  Not a word that makes me feel relaxed and peaceful – how about you?  While the concept for the November forecast is more on recognizing things which we have outgrown andContinue reading “Quick Tips to Stay Positive”

Creating Prosperity Through Love and Gratitude

February’s theme is Creation, a perfect theme for the beginning of 2013 (January felt like the clean up loose ends month from 2012).  So what does this mean for you and me?  Well, I feel like we are beginning a process of learning how to create in a whole new way.  Instead of setting aContinue reading “Creating Prosperity Through Love and Gratitude”

Grateful for YOU!

Thanksgiving in the United States is a day of coming together with loved ones to express our gratitude for the abundance in our lives (and to receive that abundance in the form of copious amounts of food-yum!).  It is a delightful day and one I hope all of you who celebrate it, enjoy immensely! InContinue reading “Grateful for YOU!”

Trouble Sleeping? Try Gratitude!

Night time is often a very mentally active time for people (me included).  It is the time when we are finally still enough for all those thoughts we’ve held at bay to come to the forefront.  Sometimes they are worries and other times they are creative ideas.  Whatever the purpose behind them, they can makeContinue reading “Trouble Sleeping? Try Gratitude!”

Restoring Optimism

Yesterday, I went to a Memorial Day parade and ceremony in my town.  I was really impressed with what the mayor had to say.  In it, she talked of how our country has become very pessimistic.  Of how we seem to be focused on what is falling apart, often to the point of overlooking whatContinue reading “Restoring Optimism”