Cultivating Gratitude, Living Thankfully

Gratitude is such a powerful process. You might be wondering what gratitude really is. I believe that gratitude is the quality of feeling or being thankful or grateful, which is an appreciation of something received. This does not have to be a material item. So many studies show us how important gratitude is in our…

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Self-Acceptance and Love

Why are we so hard on ourselves? Why do we treat ourselves with judgment, and engage in negative self-talk? We can be our own worst critic. What would our lives be like if everything we said to ourselves came from a place of love and compassion, and not judgment? Would we feel better each day?…

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Losing Friends

What happens when your children find themselves in conflict with the children of friends of yours? How do you handle it? Do you get involved, or do you allow them to try to work through it? In my experience, this is a tricky area to navigate, and can truly put adult friendships to the test.…

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The Mind and How We Set It

Mindsets are so crucial. Not only to us but to our children as well. When we allow certain thoughts, positive or negative, into our minds, we set the tone for how we perceive the various things going on in our lives. Each of us could spend all day complaining, am I right? Does that ever…

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