Passages to Hope

March: March to Your success Week One: March to success by Finding Your Life Passion “Turn your wounds into wisdom” – Oprah Winfrey

Story: Oprah Winfrey. Oprah demonstrated her precocious nature at a young age. In her preschool years, she was admired for her precocious mental abilities. She was called upon to recite Bible verses . . . → Read More: Passages to Hope

Laugh Your way To Happiness

Laugh Your way

As the old saying goes, laughter is the best medicine. Laugh your way to happiness as you read the following quips.

I have the privilege of working in a local nursing home doing therapeutic music. The residents never cease to provide moments of levity. One morning a few weeks ago, I came . . . → Read More: Laugh Your way To Happiness

Five Steps to Joyfilled Relationships

Steps to Joy-filled Relationships:

It’s happening again. Joy filled relationships are eluding you. You are with a group of friends and your social acumen is receiving yet another blow. You ask yourself why you seem to contaminate every social setting you are in. Or you wonder why you can’t make that sale that will bring . . . → Read More: Four Steps to Joyfilled Relationships

Ten Steps to Vibrant Health

Vibrant Health

Eleven Steps to Vibrant Health:

Eat mostly organic foods. Pesticides have the power to cause damage to our bodies. Organically grown foods are free of genetically modified organisms (GMOS). Organically grown foods do not contain neurotoxins which cause brain and neurological damage. Fruits and vegetables are not pesticide factories. Include healthy fats in . . . → Read More: Ten Steps to Your Vibrant Health

Making a Positive Difference in Your Life

First Things First: A Positive Difference

Do you want to make a positive difference in your life? Do you want a spouse? Do you want to make more money? Do you want to find fulfillment?

According to Stephen R. Covey, the habit of putting first things first is a natural outgrowth of the first two . . . → Read More: Making a Positive Difference in Your Life

Health Tips From Barbara

Health Tips

We can all learn from health tips. I am sharing success with various alternative therapies which can be quite helpful.

Knee and hip problems:  I’m including several pieces of information that may help you with a variety of health problems. While shopping at a local health store, I inquired about remedies for aching . . . → Read More: Health Tips From Barbara

Building Joy: Begin By Contemplating the End

Building Joy:

Building joy by contemplating the end. Which life road to you want to travel? What are your goal and how do you want to achieve them? What do you want people to say at your funeral?

My work in in nursing home over the past twenty five years has given me that perspective. I deal . . . → Read More: Building Joy: Begin By Contemplating the End

Building Health: Building Happiness

Building Health:

Good health brings happiness. It’s difficult to experience joy or fulfillment while being plagued by ill health. Relationships are compromised Both work and happiness are affected.

I’m offering you two effective diets designed to optimize your health.

The ketogenic diet: The ketogenic diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that has been . . . → Read More: Building Health: Building Happiness

Building Happiness By Building Communication Skills

Building Communication Skills

 

Build happiness by building communication skills 1. Learn to communicate with active listening. Active listening involves rephrasing what someone has just said, asking clarifying questions, and seeking to understand the other person’s point of view. It is one of the most effective communication skills. Active listening shows respect and honor for . . . → Read More: Building Happiness By Building Communication Skills

From Addiction to Purpose

Addiction to Purpose:

Do you know anyone whose life has been affected by addiction and lack of purpose?

I just read about another family’s devastation following the death of a teen whose life was affected by drugs. How sad. My own life has been marked by addiction .  I was fortunate to have experienced several wake . . . → Read More: From Addiction to Purpose