Let the (island) Music Transport You

Beach Dance

It may be cold and gray outside, but that’s no reason not to go to the beach. Are you ready for a momentary mental vacation? Me too. I know that music can help transport us, so I dug into the archives and came up with a few tunes from the island playlist.  Try a few […]

How To Tickle Your Senses To Tame Your Stress Monster

You can control your stress monster

Life certainly has its ups and downs. Some days it seems the harder I try NOT to get stressed out, the more stressed I get! I’m especially vulnerable when I’m tired, whether mentally, emotionally, physically or spiritually. That’s when my inner stress monster rears its ugly head and wreaks havoc, taking full advantage of my […]

5 Tiny Hops To Taking a Giant Leap

Sometimes taking the first hop is all it takes to get to 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 a leap is […]

5 Ways To Keep Things Simple In This Complex World

Keeping things simple means increasing tranquility

Life can get pretty messy at times. But the simple truth is, we frequently make it harder than it needs to be. Many of the “messes” and complications, the very things that cause our hurt and pain, are created by . . . us! Life seemed simple when I was growing up on a farm […]

7 Steps To Finding Balance and Inner Calm

balancing on palm

Sometimes I lose my balance. No, I don’t mean I fall over. But I get overly zealous in one area of my life to the detriment of another. Or even worse, I convince myself I can do it all. I engage my super-woman mindset and set unrealistic goals and deadlines, determined to work harder and longer. […]