6 Self-limiting Beliefs That May Be Holding You Back

(and how to Use Empowering Opposites to conquer them.) A self-limiting belief is a story you tell yourself that excuses you from achieving your potential or otherwise causing your life to be less than you desire.  The problem is, a Read more…


7 Reasons Why Now is A Perfect Time to Plant a Vitality Garden.

First, what is a Vitality Garden?  It is the 2020 version of the victory gardens that were planted during war times as a practical way to contribute to the war effort.  Victory gardens were small vegetable, herb and fruit gardens Read more…


DONT GIVE UP ON YOUR GOALS!

Several people have recently told me they plan NOT to make any New Year’s resolutions this year.  Their reason?   “I always break my resolutions.” or “I can’t stick with it very long.” Or some other answer along this thread.  Is Read more…


Why ya gotta be so mean?

Managing Meanies Why ya gotta be so mean to me? How often have you asked this question when someone is mean to you? Whether it is in the form of an ugly response, offensive comments, lack of cooperation, or unfair Read more…


THE QUEST FOR SELF-ACTUALIZATION (Part II)

In previous posts we talked about: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs where one’s basic needs must be satisfied in order to prepare one’s self to experience the higher level needs and become self-actualized, the ten most common things that everyone wants Read more…


THE QUEST FOR SELF-ACTUALIZATION (Part 1)

The term “holy grail” is often used to denote an elusive object or goal of great importance, that is sought after. Different traditions describe the Holy Grail, as a cup, dish or stone with miraculous powers that provide happiness, eternal Read more…


10 THINGS WE ALL WANT IN LIFE

What is your aim in life? Money, fame, promotions, status, more things? The sobering reality is even after attaining these things, many people are still not satisfied or fulfilled. Is there something missing in your life, but you’re not sure Read more…


ONE HAPPY PLACE GREENHOUSE PROJECT

If you aren’t ready to spend thousands of dollars on a greenhouse, and are good at DIY, I think this greenhouse, with a few enhancements is a great choice. I’m here to tell you a city-girl-turned-country can DIY with this Read more…


FOUR WAYS TO BEAT THE WINTER BLUES

It seems that life slows down a little in winter.  As the days get shorter, and colder some of us would like to just hibernate until spring time. Shorter days and shifts in weather seem to zap our energy, get Read more…


THREE THIEVES STEALING OUR HAPPINESS AND FIVE WAYS TO STOP THEM

So true, Yoda. Fear, anger, hate, and other negative emotions harm us more than we may realize.  Like a dementor in the Harry Potter series, they can suck the happiness, and literally, the life right out of us. They are Read more…