Category: books

A Great Day to Read

Even though I’m only a smidge into this book, I am loving his style. It holds my interest as well as inspires. Here’s my question. Would you like to read it too and form a book club here on my blog? I borrowed it on Amazon with the Kindle Lending Library. I’m sure it is available through your local library also. Does this interest anyone?

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Commitment to Write: Day 17 February 2019

Try to picture what you want. For instance, choose a feeling you want to happen between the two of you. You may imagine this: I’d like to spend a couple of moments together feeling easy with one another, that’s just what I would like. Now, you go into the room where Bob is watching TV and you sit down and read a book. You are not looking for an outcome. You are going to enjoy what you wanted: You want to feel easy. All of the pressure is released and nothing but ease is expected. You can create this!

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Commitment to Write: Day 16 February 2019

Fun is a state of mind. You don’t need an objective benchmark to know if you are enjoying yourself. You can be lounging in your home, reading a good book, gardening, painting, creating a new recipe, talking with friends, redecorating, shopping, walking, dancing, swimming, or even cleaning up a corner of the world you have special fondness for. You know you are having fun when you can breathe deeply, smile easily and love the one you are with!

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Commitment to Write: Day 15 February 2019

You can only think one thought at a time. You can hold one attitude at a time. What does happy feel like to you? As you become more familiar with this feeling and you think thoughts that hold this matching energy, you will naturally be happy without working at it. Happiness has a different feeling from any other emotion. I think everyone interprets happiness in different ways, so the work is keeping track of how you feel when you are happy and repeat this feeling often.

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Make Peace, Release

With the New Year comes days of struggle but just as many, if not more, days of peace and satisfaction. Already this year, a project is developing from within. It is called, BREATHE AND RECEIVE, Challenge Confusion. It is a way to look for ways to balance a lifestyle committed to well-being-ness! A poem came

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The Power of STOP

One of the interwoven themes in the book, Getting To Happy: Learning to Read Emotional Messages, is the recommendation to STOP in your tracks the moment you recognize uncomfortable emotions. Powerful emotions overwhelm us at the moment.  When we do not understand their message, when we fight against an emotion, the emotion gets louder, stronger,

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Q&A on Getting To Happy

Hello Again! I am still happily writing Getting To Happy and am making great progress.  Here’s a draft of questions and answers  readers might have about this book.  If you have others, please leave a comment and I’ll address your question or comment in this book!  Thank you in advance for your participation! Q: How

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Getting To Happy

Hi everyone!  I’m looking forward to the completion of a work-in-process:  Getting To Happy.  It should be ready for print in December!  What a wonderful, fun project.  It just keeps getting better. Here is a partial draft as an introduction.  Enjoy!  And, keep smiling! My Loyalty To Happiness This book is written for me, and

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If I Am Honest

If I am honest…. My hands are big and bumpy with bulging veins. My feet burn with mild throbbing, vibrating pains. My stomach is unfeelingly large, old and lazy. My vision blurs in and out and mostly hazy. My arms are achy but able to lift. My hair is thinning.  My scalp adrift. My nose

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Back And Refreshed!

I wonder where the time has gone.  I’m about to celebrate the first birthday of Hugo Emil, our second grandchild.  We celebrated at the annual Tulip Festival, I’m still working happily at The Harman Eye Clinic, AND, I still have my mind set on writing more books.  I have a lot to say and hope

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Courage To Be Yourself

There is nothing quite so satisfying as the calm, peaceful connection to happiness. Yet many days we are caught up in the rough waters of sorrow, fear, defense, and concerns that can lead only to unhappiness. It occurred to me yesterday that a stumbling block to experiencing my happiness is trying to create a projection

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Peace, Joy, Hope, and Love

Today is the best day to incorporate thoughts of peace, joy, hope and love into your daily activities.  Pause before beginning your day with these powerful attitudes to create a magnificent day with the results you desire! Consider this.  Your attitude, your thoughts, can create 100 percent of your happiness or unhappiness. Thoughts have power. 

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