Tag Archives: mind

Love & Inspiration From the Geriatric Wing

While at the ER tonight with my elderly godparents, I couldn’t help but admire their zest for life, love (of the unspoken kind, actions not words) and principals, despite my godfather experiencing heart failure, fluid in his lungs and swelling from torso to toes. His role was ever the traditional protector and provider and he […]

A Word or Two on Gratitude Can Make A Difference

  A tool of positive transformation can be found in gratitude. I used to just reflect, think, react and act on appreciation. However, nothing I find, is as potent as the visual form. It’s been a long while since I’ve kept a diary, this year I’ve returned to writing down my appreciative thoughts in a […]

Thank You: Part of a Balanced Lifestyle

Giving thanks to the harvest is what we typically do around this time year, October for Canadians, November for Americans. Why wait to the holidays to start appreciating what you have today and each day? Studies show that gratitude can increase happiness by  25% according to http://psychcentral.com, a great reason to make appreciation part of […]

The 4 Week Challenge: Health & Wellness

In January I talked about reaching long term targets by setting up attainable short term goals. Using micro-goals for the month, I’ll be well on my way to reaching my longer term target of, “living my best life,” as Oprah would put it. Coincidentally with the onset of spring, April is as good as anytime […]

Self-Reflection Is Just a Breath Away

Reflection doesn’t have to be a new year’s resolution. Getting into the habit of reflecting, helps clear the mind of the clutter and opens the brain to the reception of new ideas and perspectives. This mind altering state doesn’t have to take much time out of your day, nor does it have to be a […]