MONDAY IS MON-DAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

Monday is MON-DAY! MON means “my” or “mine” in French, and is pronounced like “moan.” MON-DAY, the first day after the weekend, was created to give you the opportunity to say, “This is MY day and MY week and I’m going to own it. It’s MINE to make what I want it to be. I’m going to make MY day a good one in spite of what happens.” Remember, your MON-DAY morning thoughts set the tone for the whole week. You are empowered to control your thoughts, they’re YOURS, and therefore you can choose what your tone for the week … Continue reading MONDAY IS MON-DAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

SATURDAY IS SITURDAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

Saturday is SITURDAY! It’s the day after a long week and was created to give you the opportunity to have a change of pace – to SIT and have a quiet moment just doing nothing, maybe watching the wind blow through the trees, listening to soothing music, reading something inspiring. It’s the one day you have the chance to regroup and do whatever makes you better. SITURDAY is the one day that was designed for you to say, “This is MY day. I can choose to do things I want to do and things I have to do….but the day … Continue reading SATURDAY IS SITURDAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

TUESDAY IS CHOOSE-DAY: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD ONE

Tuesday is Choose-Day! It was created to give you the opportunity to choose how you want the rest of your week to go. Even if you had a bad weekend or a blue Monday, Tuesday is a fresh start, a clean slate, and a lot of potential for good things to come the rest of the week. Choosing to have one small positive thought on Choose-Day can change the rest of your week for the better. If you’re going to do something kind for someone do it on a Choose-Day. It will make the person feel special and put them … Continue reading TUESDAY IS CHOOSE-DAY: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD ONE

3 THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I WAS 20 YEARS OLD

LIFE MOVES SWIFTLYI wish I had realized how swiftly life moves. Like most 20 year olds, I somehow thought life would go on forever. I saw people in their 30s, 40s, even 60s and above and never pictured that I would be “one of them.” I took life for granted. I never thought about my own mortality. I got caught up in the fast track and the busyness of life. As I look back, I wish I had taken more time to enjoy and appreciate each day. I now realize I missed so much and I regret it. I wish … Continue reading 3 THINGS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I WAS 20 YEARS OLD

WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF

No matter how ugly, how shameful, how unworthy you might feel, you are still lovable. Always remember that fact….YOU ARE LOVABLE. Accept yourself for who you are. Be assured that you are NOT who others say you are you. Always be your authentic self. Sometimes things happen in life that leave us feeling disconnected. Yet down deep we have a strong desire to be loved, to be connected, to belong. So rather than sit and feel dejected about what has happened, let it be a sign that you are to move in a new direction. Let it push you, shove … Continue reading WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF

MORE FACTS ABOUT HAPPINESS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE (PART 2)

Lasting happiness comes by creating “moments.” The ability to embrace every moment as a precious gift is a choice we make. Choosing to appreciate “every moment” that you are privileged to enjoy in life allows you to see beauty, feel hope and notice opportunities in places you have previously missed. One of the secrets of discovering happiness is to stop each day and fill your heart with gratitude for the people who have made significant contributions to your life. Think about all the ways people have made a difference in your life. Happiness also happens when you think about all … Continue reading MORE FACTS ABOUT HAPPINESS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE (PART 2)

10 IMPORTANT REMINDERS BEFORE YOU START YOUR DAY

Never wait for someone to light your fire. The spark you need is inside you. It’s up to you to ignite it. Others can invite you to become upset, but you choose whether or not to accept the invitation. Sometimes the unfortunate things that happen to you put you on the path to the best things that will happen to you. Be patient and be open to learning from the things that happen. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that anything that takes flight goes against the wind. In the midst of struggles, choose to soar. When … Continue reading 10 IMPORTANT REMINDERS BEFORE YOU START YOUR DAY