22 Ways To Jumpstart Your Joy

22 Ways To Jumpstart Your Joy

Do you have joy? No one can be happy all the time, not even those of us who live with An Island Perspective. It’s normal to feel worry, anger and other distressing emotions when we encounter difficult or unpleasant life experiences. And we often have a tendency to...
5 Tiny Hops To Taking a Giant Leap

5 Tiny Hops To Taking a Giant Leap

Sometimes we have big decisions and choices to make. Oh, the pressure! I wrestled with one myself recently. I was hesitant to take a leap of faith and just go with my gut. What if I was wrong or made a horrible mistake? I wore myself out just thinking about it. Taking...
How To Practice Creative Silence

How To Practice Creative Silence

I had a unique and rare experience recently. Steve had a “guy’s weekend”, so I was all alone in a quiet house. Well, at least I was the only human – no offense to Rudy, the island dog! I wasn’t used to the silence and at first it seemed a little strange. Then it hit...
7 Simple Ways to Connect With Your Heart and Soul

7 Simple Ways to Connect With Your Heart and Soul

Just imagine . . . You open your eyes to a fresh, new day. You feel bright-eyed and bushy-tailed after a great night’s sleep. Totally refreshed and invigorated, you just know deep in your heart and soul that wonderful things are going to happen today. It feels great...