Wow, here we are nearly at the end of May with Memorial Day weekend around the corner. Unlike last year during the pandemic, people are again excited for Memorial Day looking at it as the official beginning of summer, marked by picnics, BBQs, and relaxing with friends and family. But Memorial Day signifies so much more! It was established as a holiday to give us a time to honor and remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the U.S. military. Think
In just the past two days, I've heard people say: "I just know the cancer is back"
"He's better but I'm not overly optimistic"
"What if he has that rare condition" Nothing drives me more crazy than hearing these kind of negative thoughts! The way we act and the things we do and say create results directly in our lives. For every effect in your life there is a specific cause.
Just look around: Negativity breeds negativity; violence breeds violence; positive thinking and a
Ever find yourself or hear someone else saying "I should have done ___?" It's quite common ... just stop and listen. The unfortunate thing is that it creates a lot of pressure on yourself to do or be something, based on what you think you are supposed to do, rather than on who you are or what you want. We end up using the word "should" in place of more powerful phrases like “I want,” “I can,” and “I will.” Rarely do we say “I should” about stuff we feel completely aligned wit
I was waiting for a friend at a restaurant to meet for lunch. As I sat there, I participated in one of my favorite pastimes: eavesdropping! Mind you, this was pre-pandemic which made it much easier :) Anyways, the two women were talking about someone at work. One of them said, "She appears very unapproachable. She is always on the phone no matter when or where. But I was shocked when I had to ask her for some information ... she was very forthcoming. I wonder if she knows
Since they were newborns, I have played spa music for my grandchildren. It works like magic when they seem somewhat overstimulated, but also when it comes time to falling asleep. My two-year-old granddaughter recently spent the night. Because she is a "big girl" now, I let her have her afternoon naps on the couch. When it was time to go to sleep, she was the one to remind me saying "Nana, sleep music." Music can have a powerful effect on mind and body. When listening to slow,