September 24

Anything in life that we don’t accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it. Shakti Gawain How many times have you been in a situation/relationship that you thought was unacceptable? How many times have you worried or fretted or perseverated over something? Acceptance doesn’t mean it’s ok. Acceptance is theContinue reading “September 24”

September 23

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung Have you ever noticed that some people irritate you? Do you know why that is? It could be because it’s something you see in yourself that you don’t like. Have you ever heard that when you point a fingerContinue reading “September 23”

September 22

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new. Socrates Making a Joyful Change is exciting and exhilarating when we focus on building the new, exploring new ideas and creating what we want in our lives. You can simply open a new chapter andContinue reading “September 22”

September 21

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou This is another of my favorite quotes from Maya Angelou. You may have already seen this quote before, but I think it bears repeating. Don’t you? These daysContinue reading “September 21”

September 19

Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey On a beautiful fall-like sunny Sunday, this is a perfect springboard quote to free write in your journal. “Live as ifContinue reading “September 19”

September 18

…Find out where joy resides and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all. Robert Louis Stevenson Where does your joy reside? Have you ever thought about what brings you joy in your life? Is it your family? Pets? Friendship? Do you enjoy reading? Being out inContinue reading “September 18”

September 17

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. Greg Anderson Being present while you’re involved in an activity brings the joy out in doing the activity. I know of many who have a goal and are so concentrated on getting it done, checking itContinue reading “September 17”

September 16

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Maya Angelou When you read about Maya Angelou, you’ll learn that she lived through many different experiences. I find her similar to many people I have known over the years who overcame life experiences that were difficult, heartbreaking and whoContinue reading “September 16”

September 15

I like this Chinese Proverb simply because it makes sense to me. When we are relaxed, we are in a state of peace where we find ourselves centered, grounded and at ease. Thus we are showing more of who we really are than when we are filled with tension and emotions, erratic vibrations and anxietyContinue reading “September 15”