Laughter – Don’t Leave Home Without It!

Some research says that it takes 7 warm and loving hugs a day to break even emotionally.  I say it takes 7 hugs and at least one good belly laugh…you know the kind that causes you to gasp for breath, hold your stomach, cry and have to run to the bathroom before you laugh yourself into an embarrassing accident!  Check out this Laughter Yoga International website including the great videos: http://www.laughteryoga.org/index.php Laughter Quotes from The Quote Garden:  http://www.quotegarden.com/laughter.html “I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.” ~Woody Allen “At the height of laughter, the universe…

A Spirit of Healing

Circuits of Joy Published in the Dec/Jan 2010 issue of Sibyl On-Line Spiritual Journal for Women Circuit: A partial or continuous path over which a current flows. Winter holiday excitement is literally floating in the air and into our hearts. Radio stations are offering continuous play of holiday tunes and our homes are festively dressed for celebration. We want these joyous feelings to last forever. The virtue of joy is everlasting because our Creator gave us a life time gift that is instantly accessible. Embracing our gift would be easier if we all came packaged with a big red bow…

Freedom

Independence, Alternatives, Emancipation, Choice, Options, Liberty, Boldness, Release, Liberation Allowing myself freedom to see the choices I have and the freedom to choose what is best for me Allowing myself to feel loved Allowing myself to feel happiness and joy Allowing myself peace and serenity Allowing myself :             a happy life             positive thoughts                        a shopping trip to the mall             a vacation with family             a ride in an elevator             to drive in a rain storm             a joyous sexual relationship             a future without fear and worry             a past without shame and guilt             a look…

Mindfulness and Family Life

What does it look like to live in freedom, hope and unconditional love?  Unconditional love incorporates joy, forgiveness, compassion, inner peacefulness, acknowledgment, acceptance and positive change. With acceptance, we mindfully acknowledge our reality as it exists now. When living within freedom, hope and unconditional love, we hope to: • think positively and act in positive ways • honor the natural interdependence of family life • allow independence within family togetherness • live each day with a hopeful, joyous heart • develop a positive sense of self, including worthiness • experience a sense of belonging • make loving, appropriate, reality-based decisions…

Create YOUR OWN Success

We manifest our own destiny and we create our own success or failure, wealth or poverty.   All the tools that you and I will ever need to create our dreams of an enriching and healthy life exists within our mind-body-spirit system.  I encourage you to find your truth and to live your life within the knowledge of that truth.  I encourage you to live with gratitude and in a state of positive belief and trust – Trust in self and in a Higher, Wiser Presence that some call God.  Contentment is possible for all people regardless of life circumstances, past…