Do things that put you in a ‘feeling good’ space

In today’s face paced society we are always on the go. So many people desire peace, happiness, and a sense of fulfillment in their lives, but they don’t know how to get it or what to do to keep it when they do experience it in brief snippets between board meetings, baseball games, dinner parties, […]

Amp up your happiness level by doing something nice today

One of the quickest ways I amp up my happiness level is by doing something nice for someone else. If I’m feeling down and out, I could choose to stay sitting in no-fun-ville, or I could do something to spread a little joy to someone else. Maybe I pick up the phone and text my […]

How to handle a rude comment about you

Have you ever experienced this? You are having an amazing day until you hear from a friend that someone has said something not so nice about you, or you open up your social media feed and read that someone has commented something really snarky or rude on your post or on your page? It’s a […]

It’s a good time to spring clean our lives

When I was a child, there was one week around this time of year when my mother would bring out a big antique metal bowl. I remember that bowl so well; it was coated with a layer of white porcelain and a single red line was painted on the outer rim. My mother would fill […]

Strive for a positive mind set

I do a lot of work on transforming my thoughts so that I can show up as the best version of myself – MOST of the time. Sure we all have our off days and we show up cranky, moody, or depressed by whatever life circumstance we are in the midst of but how much […]

It is time to overcome the fear that stops you in your tracks

Have you ever decided that it’s finally time to take action on that thing that you’ve always wanted to do only to be inundated with a paralyzing fear or feeling of overwhelm that stops you dead in your tracks? Maybe it’s painting a mural on your kid’s wall, or planting an organic garden of veggies […]

Be the change you wish to see in this world

Living in this day and age, with school shootings and acts of terrorism being the norm of what we hear about on the news, it’s easy to get disheartened and feel like there isn’t anything we can do to make a difference in the world. It’s easy to let the ‘bad news’ get us down […]

Worrying is like praying for what you don’t want

I recently read somewhere (I can’t remember where… probably Facebook) that worrying is like praying for what you don’t want. Have you ever noticed how true that statement is? Have you ever woke up and started fretting about all the things that lay ahead of you? Maybe you’re worried about that deadline that is looming […]

Believe it or not, we are meant to be happy

Has there ever been a time in your life when you said “Enough is enough!” and you took action towards making your life happier? I’m sure there has been; we’ve all had those times. It’s the times when we end an unhappy relationship, or start a healthier diet and exercise program, or clean up the […]

Gratitude can amp up your happiness level

People often ask me what they can do to up their happiness level in their jobs, relationships, and all areas of life. While there are many factors in our lives that contribute to how we view the world around us the one thing that we can do, immediately, to begin to bring more happiness into […]