Category Archives: Joy

14 Days of Self Love Challenge

Start your Day with a cup of self love. Commit to doing something loving for yourself (big or small) for the next 14 days! February is the month to share love. Why not start with self love. Most people would never treat others the way they often treat themselves. Negative self talk can be as…
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Happiness is just a thought away!

  "Choose your thoughts carefully. Keep what brings you peace, release what brings you suffering. And know that happiness is just a thought away!" Happiness is a state of mind…. And it is obtainable by all. You don’t need great amounts of money or a fancy car to make you happy (although for some these…
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Become who you really are!

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E. Cummings Often, due to an intense desire to fit in, we play a role we feel others expect of us. Our decisions can be shaped by the anticipated approval (or disapproval) of our family, friends and co-workers.  We may lie, or hide…
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The White Envelope (…a true story)

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” — Mother Teresa As we rush head on into the holiday season, at times it becomes difficult to hold on to true meaning of Christmas. It is easy to get caught up in the chaos of decorating and gift purchasing, holiday…
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51 Words of Affirmation Every Child Needs to Hear

  Parenting young children can be one of the most fulfilling, rewarding, and yet difficult roles a person can undertake. At times it is far easier to say “no” than say “yes”, or react in exasperation rather than offer a kind word of praise. While there are many ways to help influence and shape the…
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30 Days of Gratitude Challenge!

30 Days of Gratitude Challenge! It is easy to become overwhelmed with the commitments and responsibilities we have in life. In all of our rushing around we often forget to take the time to appreciate all the good, beauty, and wonder that surrounds us. By stopping for a moment and actively considering what we are…
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