Five Ways to Put a Spring in Your Step

Spring Five ways to put a spring in your step. Before I list the five ways, I will talk about two ways to NOT put a spring in your step. Do not slip on ice. That fall on January25th caused me to have a broken knee. I wouldn’t recommend that. It hasn’t been fun. It’s . . . → Read More: Five Ways to Put a Spring in Your Step

Five steps to Your Happiness


Create your own happiness.

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey Number one; Dance like no one’s watching. Does that mean you have to literally dance? I wouldn’t think so. This can . . . → Read More: Five steps to Your Happiness

The Power of Your Words

The Power of Your Words

Your words contain great power. They have the power to hurt, to heal, to open minds, to open hearts, and to change the world. Never forget the responsibility you have over the words that you speak. Stephen Aitchison

The power to hurt. A friend of mine was out to dinner . . . → Read More: The Power of Your Words

Ten Holiday Stress Busters

Holiday Stress Busters

Do you find the holidays to be stressful? Would you like to have information about holiday stress busters?

Dear readers: I so apologize. I have taken a bit of a break from newsletters due to a recent fall. Don’t worry. I wasn’t hurt. I was just a bit sore and headachy. In . . . → Read More: Ten Holiday Stress Busters

The Spirit of Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving: Tis the season to be thankful: I am sending on a chapter from Passages of Hope. It’s from the section dedicated to the month of November and the spirit of Thanksgiving.

November: A month of Thanksgiving:

Week One: Thanksgiving for family: What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love . . . → Read More: The Spirit of Thanksgiving

Ten Coping Secrets When You Have”One of those days.”

One of those days.

We’ve all had them. They’re called “one of those days.” I will share 10 coping skills to use when they crop up. First, let me briefly tell the story of my “one of those days.”

I’ve spent months preparing for a presentation which was scheduled for today at a local YMCA. . . . → Read More: Ten Coping Secrets When You Have”One of those days.”

Five success Secrets

Five Success Secrets Build a bedrock of consistency. One of life’s challenges is a certain degree of change. All independent music teachers know that business can fluctuate. Students lose interest, get involved with other pursuits, or fail to practice. Having a marketing plan can help provide a solid source of income. This letter is not . . . → Read More: Five success Secrets

seven Steps to Your Happiness

Seven Steps to Your Happiness: We all want to be happy. Definition: So what is happiness? Merriam-Webster defines happiness as a state of well-being and contentment, and joy. Question: How do we build happiness in our lives? Let’s take a look at seven steps to your happiness. 1. Be a joiner. Join a church, a . . . → Read More: seven Steps to Your Happiness

Growing in Gratitude

Growing in Gratitude

Sometimes life can be a process of growing in gratitude. We all have obstacles to overcome, challenges to meet, and growth to achieve. Let’s just say that life is wonderful now. It was not wonderful in the past.

I grew up in an alcoholic abusive environment. My father came home staggering drunk . . . → Read More: Growing in Gratitude

Finding Fullfillment

Freedom to find fulfillment

Story: A Holocaust Survivor: a story of fulfillment

I know the price of success, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen”’ – Frank Lloyd Wright “

Bendet Weiss was nine years old when he and his family were ripped from their homes and taken . . . → Read More: Finding Fullfillment