Category: Loving Life

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my story with books: a literary road trip

I owe my love of books to my dad, who has always been an avid reader.  Throughout my life certain books have remained in my memory, imprinted on me through the feelings they inspired by reading its pages, those feelings and emotions have stayed…

Book Review: the unexpected joy of being sober by Catherine Gray

This blog has personal input and you are invited to provide any comments at the end of the blog. Summary: I got this book as a recommendation in a book discussion in Goodreads… I ordered online and was truly anticipating its arrival. When it…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Falling in love with your life

Prioritize what is important to you and your love ones

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…

Tips for your Morning Routine that works!

Mornings can be tough… The eternal juggling of managing people, pets, and oneself so early in the morning can be quite overwhelming. I remember getting out of the house and sitting in my car thinking… I’m ready to call it a day, and I…

Practicing Gratitude with the Family

My husband and I have been trying our best to practice gratitude at night time.  With time we have noted how been grateful influences our day to day thoughts and feelings.  From being grateful for the big things (the health of our kids) to…