Go On A Happiness Journey

Whenever you are sad, go on a happiness journey. Everybody gets sad from time to time. The key is to experience the emotion without dwelling on it for long. When you learn how to do that, you will understand that happiness is a state of being; a mindset and a choice. So, how does oneContinue reading “Go On A Happiness Journey”

The Essence of Love

It is in the stillnesswhere peaceful rest laysthat I find myselflazing quietly and thoughtfullyenjoying the momentconnecting to my lightso my soul can shine It is in the smilefreely given without thoughtthe whispering of the windas it playfully rustlesthrough the leavesmaking branches swayand leaves dance It is in givingto serve and inspireto provide a little peaceandContinue reading “The Essence of Love”

Have a Positive Mantra

Don’t fill your mind with negative self-talk, have a positive mantra. When you put yourself down, you start to limit what you can do. You stop believing that you have a purpose, and so you don’t strive for it. The truth is each of us has a God-given talent, that when used to serve others,Continue reading “Have a Positive Mantra”

Dance

Smile,release that inner childwith arms flung high;who dances freely,solely for funand pure joy. Dance,with no limitations,no judgement;flowing freely,swaying to the beatfelt from within. Twirl,and glide,making circles;going nowhere,on your imaginary dance floor,and yet everywhere. Sway,hugging yourself,loving yourself;not caring,releasing all your troubles,and your worries. Sing,loudly or softly,keeping rhythmwith your steps;not caring who sees,or who hears. Love,freely andContinue reading “Dance”

Be Your Own Cheerleader

Don’t wait for others to tell you that you are doing a good job; be your own cheerleader. Too often, we look for external praise and validation. The truth is that if you tie your happiness to others’ approval of you, then you will never be truly happy. Along with being grateful for what weContinue reading “Be Your Own Cheerleader”

Day’s End

And, as the days endcomes to a close,I lie awake and ponder;what will the year bring,an end to this Covid thing? I close my eyesand dream once more,of social gatherings;long-needed hugsand heartstring tugs. My mind wandersto the heroes of these days,those who keep us going;to all who have lost,theirs is the cost. Lockdown, stay home,keepContinue reading “Day’s End”

Wrap Yourself in Love, Hope and Joy

Do yourself a favour and wrap yourself in love, hope and joy and you will find peace. It is easy to find fault with oneself and to focus on the negative. This however does us no good. It is only upsetting, adds stress and often, brings with it sadness and self-loathing. These are all negativeContinue reading “Wrap Yourself in Love, Hope and Joy”

In My Reflection

I see a reflection of the person I am.At times not recognizing myself,wondering where I went,until I look into my eyes,then, in my reflection,only then,do I see the person I am. Then, only then,can I look past the external being,look within, looking deep,reflecting inward,to where I am,to where I truly exist. The tears,the sorrow,the joy,theContinue reading “In My Reflection”

The Gifts That Last

There are many gifts you will receive throughout your life, but the ones you remember are the gifts that last. These are the gifts that last, that keep on giving long after you have left. Perhaps the greatest gift of all is love. Love from a parent, sibling, friend, sweetheart, spouse and occasionally a stranger.Continue reading “The Gifts That Last”