Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts. ~Winston Churchill
We have a Florida room in our home which is wonderful when we have company. It's spacious and filled with windows. Unfortunately, it's also filled with spiders. While I have been known to escort insects out of the house alive and unharmed, spiders suffer a different fate at my hands...they are
You can search the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. ~~Buddha
These are some of my favorite affirmations. I hope you will find them as uplifting as I do.
I AM STRONG
If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves. ~~Thomas Edison
I AM POWERFUL
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. ~~Albert Einstein
I AM CONFIDENT
Our ideas, like orange plants, spread out in proportion to the size of the box which imprisons the roots. ~~Edward Bulwer Lytton
I AM BLESSED
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in others' gardens. ~~Douglas Jerrold
I AM DYNAMIC
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right. ~~Aldous Huxley
I HAVE VALUE
Try to be like the turtle--at ease in your own shell. ~~Bill Copeland
I LIVE IN HOPE
Nothing is impossible. The word itself says "I'm possible". ~~Audrey Hepburn
I AM HAPPY
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. ~~Leo Buscagalia
I HAVE COURAGE
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~~Anais Nin
I AM ENOUGH
This affirmation stands alone. Repeat it often as you face yourself in the mirror. Believe it. It is true.
My challenge for you this week is to repeat the above affirmations, or make up your own.
Repeat them as if you mean them several times every day for 21 days. You will be amazed at how your spirits will be lifted.
No one is a better representation of you than you!
For years, I watched Oprah and was a big fan. It seemed to me that she had a general "I accept you as you are" attitude for most people, and I liked that. Also, I felt she encouraged us...her audience...to
Be mindful of each moment in your day. SLOW DOWN! Your journey is not only about arriving at your destination. The journey is the journey. The end is not the journey. The destination will be what it will be, but did you enjoy the way?
When the daily realities of life have us spinning out of control, there are several ways we soothe ourselves. The 4 “biggies” are eating, drinking, smoking and spending. Some of you may be quite proficient in achieving life balance when things start getting crazy, but others have a tougher time.
I found some powerful and easy to follow solutions in the book, "The Pathway: Follow the Road to
"There is more to life than increasing its speed." ~Mohandas K. Gandhi
A caveman was walking through the jungle, club in hand, searching for dinner. He heard a twig snap and turned his head in the direction of the sound. There behind a bush he spied a saber toothed tiger. He froze. The tiger and the caveman eyed each other, each thinking "Mmmm dinner". Then, inside