STARTING THE YEAR WITH INTENTION

MINDSET

While I’m well aware that we’re now into the 2nd month of the year, the ending of 2017 was so busy I literally called a time out.  I knew realistically that January would be a much needed time to reset, find the groove of our daily routines and start making plans that could be strategically implemented over the course of the following months. Although I don’t do New Year resolutions because I don’t believe we should wait until January of…

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SUFFERING IN SILENCE

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Silence – the complete absence of sound We misinterpret the validity of someone suffering when we say they’re suffering in silence.  We assume that there’s no real threat or urgency because what that person is battling with is invisible. This is just not true!! The reality is that the person dealing with their suffering first hand is constantly met with a barrage of attacks. One that although you may not hear, is loud, vicious and abusive thoughts that cause various…

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Right Where You Are

#Relationship Thursdays, MINDSET

Have you ever thought to yourself that you needed to be in a particular state, a particular size, at a particular time, with a particular person, with a particular look and a particular age to obtain something you truly desire? If you’re like me, the answer to the above was yes. There have been a number of instances where I didn’t believe that being in my exact spot right here and now was good enough and many years ago after…

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How We Love

#Relationship Thursdays, MINDSET

  “Love is a choice you make every day” – Gary Chapman   Love is a very interesting subject. It means so many different things to people. These concepts can be based off of our own experiences, examples we draw from our surroundings and even things that filter into our subconscious mentally, verbally, and physically. After having my first and then second child two years apart, I discovered just how large the capacity of love I contained was for them…

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Thanksgiving

#Relationship Thursdays, SOUL

“Feeling GRATITUDE and not expressing it Is like wrapping a PRESENT and not GIVING it” – William Arthur Ward   The term thanksgiving is defined as “the expression of gratitude; especially to God”.  In light of our recent celebration of Thanksgiving in Canada this past Monday, I thought it fitting to address this act of gratitude as it relates to our relationships. Far too often, we find ourselves on the giving or receiving end of taking or being taken for…

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