PEACE BY PIECE

No matter what mess you are trying to clean up or process today, know that you can find peace by picking up one piece at a time...

THE SNOW-GLOBE OF LIFE

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the events of the world or in your own life right now, take a few deep breaths and think of other times in your life or history when...

DISCERNMENT

By cultivating discernment, we can all stay informed but use information to compassionately understand the world around us...

LET LIFE HAPPEN

Sometimes we have to surrender our plans and expectations and simply let life happen...

LET’S KEEP IN TOUCH

Today is a good day to program your local congressman’s contact info into your phone - Find their info here. You might want to set calendar reminders to call once a...

TRYING TO GET BY

Remembering that we are all doing our best and “trying to get by” can help us to be more compassionate when we want to judge someone or withhold giving them help they...

ABSOLUTELY!

Thinking in absolute terms is an easy habit to fall into but not an easy one to break. Another way of approaching things is to allow for modifications when necessary...

HELP YOURSELF

There are times when we all feel helpless. Whether we are struggling with our own situation or witnessing a friend or relative, it hurts to feel powerless...

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere...

DO IT NOW

Procrastination and excuses are the killers of all goals and dreams. They also keep to-do lists from seeing the light of completion and the maker of the list from...

TINY ACTS, BIG INTENTIONS

If there is a habit or routine you have been trying to implement but haven’t been able to stick with, consider if there are any tiny steps leading up to it that can be...

(OVER)THINKING IT

Are you just thinking it over or are you over thinking it? I constantly overthink everything, and some days I find myself over having to think at all. Take the …

PATIENCE, AXL

Practicing patience can be a serious undertaking of deep breathing and the mindfulness of a saint. I’m not that good, so I’ve learned to rely on a more simple and easy...

MARKED AS SAFE

I’m not an avid social media user, but I was a grateful one when a friend of mine who lives in Turkey marked herself safe on Facebook after the explosion …

AT YOUR WORST

Who you are at your worst is who you really are...

FIX IT

Most problems we perceive in our lives are easy to fix. We just don’t want to or are too lazy to...

DON’T QUIT

With all positive change expect resistance, focus on how this will profoundly impact your life and don’t quit. Just don’t quit...

UNSUBSCRIBE

At the end of the year I make a list of nagging to-do’s so that I can start the next with a clean slate. An ongoing task is to unsubscribe from junk email. It so...