Take the time to listen to your own story: a Journey to Self-discovery

From a very young age I was always ready to go with the flow. There was this innate acceptance of how life would play out:  graduate from school, go to college, get married, and have children, raising a family while continuing to work professionally hard with the goal of climbing the corporate ladder and beingSigue leyendo “Take the time to listen to your own story: a Journey to Self-discovery”

Book Review: the witch elm by tana french

At the end of this post there are two Book Review templates for you and your kids! Summary: I got this book at Barnes and Noble, way before the current mayhem took place. After a quick glance to the bI got this book at Barnes and Noble, way before the current mayhem took place.  AfterSigue leyendo “Book Review: the witch elm by tana french”

Changing our priorities and moving forward

These days have been a learning curve for all of us towards empathy and understanding the people around us.  It’s humbling to understand that at the end of the day, the old saying, “We are all the same” is true and that no matter in what part of your life you find yourself, the abilitySigue leyendo “Changing our priorities and moving forward”

How my personal story has taught me to be patient and resilient during these hard times.

I live every day with the goal to make it the best day.  Every morning I reset myself to open my heart to all the possibilities of the day.  I envision happiness, content, laughter, and a flow of positive energy. Every night I go to bed reliving the day, grabbing the best moment and feelingSigue leyendo “How my personal story has taught me to be patient and resilient during these hard times.”

6 prompts to help us reflect during hardships

I believe in the power of gratitude, to look into our lives with kindness, compassion, and love. To believe that we all have a life purpose and that the pursuit of happiness is imprinted when we are born. I believe that we are all the same, humans, that my pain is not more hurtful thanSigue leyendo “6 prompts to help us reflect during hardships”

Cook a Delicious and Easy Beef Stew

Moving your work station from an office to your home (even if it is a partial move) takes adjustment, now add kids to the mix and we are in “shock mode”… and to top it off now add the terrible and scary news we are constantly hearing and it becomes a day to day challenge.Sigue leyendo “Cook a Delicious and Easy Beef Stew”

Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

(at the end of this post there are two Book Review templates for you and your kids now that we will be spending more times indoors) Summary: I got this book at a quilter club I belonged to. It caught my attention as they were raving about it so I immediately ordered the book andSigue leyendo “Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert”

Ways to practice mindfulness as a family

Mindfulness is, without a doubt, a source that can help us lower our stress level and allow us to recharge when our tanks are running empty.  Day after day we focus so much on “getting things done”, sticking to the planner, and dealing with the unexpected. As part of our mindfulness practice, is important toSigue leyendo “Ways to practice mindfulness as a family”