What do you think today?

Never Give Up …. Okay, I don’t deny it.  Gray, winter days can challenge the best and happiest of hearts.   I just had a little talk with myself.  Yep.  I took an honest, long look into my eyes and I was certain I was about to give up.  These days of distancing myself have …

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How Hard Is It To Draw A Picture of Your Pet

It isn’t hard at all to draw! It is hard, however, to get over the fears that you aren’t good enough to be an artist. Many of us think we cannot draw or paint. You’ve heard folks say, I can hardly draw stick figures. But even if you start with a stick figure, you are definitely on your way to drawing your pet.

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The designs we work on daily keep us in the sane, happy zone. Each of us are asked to play our roles in the best way possible. Hopefully these moments of sharing with the world help boost your confidence in the beautiful person you will always be — no matter what the circumstances.

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?

Commitment to Write: Day 25 February 2019

You feel good when you meet up with someone who inspires you. It’s like breathing in fresh air! When you are in their midst, you can feel the activation of life building within you. You leave the old, gloomy life and again believe in better. Friends who motivate you in this manner bring special gifts. Treasure and cultivate their friendship.

Commitment to Write: Day 23 February 2019

Wouldn’t it be lovely to be happy all the time? This is something we all want. And, we can be happy whenever we want to remember this: we have committed to a happier lifestyle. Loosen up with a smile! Smile as often as you can remember to.

GETTING TO HAPPY: Learning to Read Emotional Messages, Barbara Dean Aliaga

Commitment to Write: Day 20 February 2019

Life Is Short. Do What Makes Sense! A story was shared with me many years ago in this way: Every year at Christmas, we gathered for a lovely ham dinner. Grandma, my Mom and I did the same thing.every year. We cut the ends of the ham off before preparing it for the oven. I …

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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!

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!

Commitment to Write: Day 13 February 2019

All you need is love! Today is Madly In Love with ME Day! Start with making a list of ways you will show love to yourself. This is probably the hardest list you will ever make. So at least find two loving things you will definitely do for yourself today.

Commitment to Write: Day 11 February 2019

With no judgement, no decision, emotions send warnings of recommendations so you can achieve your personal goals. As you recognize emotions are your friends, your loyal servants, you become more familiar with their messages and you widen your options for heading to your personal destination. Amazing discovery!

Commitment to write: Day 5 February 2019

Happy Chinese New Year!! For me, it’s all about celebrating the many ways we channel energy. A good day to celebrate life! Understand how kindness allows energy to flow within our cells and the cells of others. Now that’s an interesting idea. What is it about acts of kindness? Can I change the direction of …

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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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How do you interpret situations?

Available as audio blog post!   Today’s situation is gray but the evergreen trees and bushes remain loyal to the hope of lively days.  I am alone this morning.  Now there is time to fret over the future.  It’s time to research the best insurance plan for the upcoming year for my husband and me.  …

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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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Happy Is As Happy Does

Reach for a happier day, every day!  Imagine what tonight’s finest memory will look like. Then be the producer of your own plan of action. Give yourself permission to forecast your day. A non-planned day will get you nowhere every time.  With a little planning, you can see perceivable, pleasant changes!  We are talking about planning …

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Falling In Love and Getting To Happy!

I hope you will take time to read my book, Getting To Happy — Learning To Read Emotional Messages. You can pre-order it now for a Thanksgiving digital delivery. A paperback edition will also be available.  I am working on an audio book.  It is an amazing adventure.  Thank you for your participation and support …

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Pre-Order “Getting To Happy”

Getting To Happy — Learn to Read Emotional Messages has a release date!  You can pre-order on Amazon and have it downloaded to your kindle devices November 21st!  If you are a prime member, you can read it free from the lending library. I am so pleased to have worked on this project.  Now, I’m …

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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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Thoughts can change your situation

Yesterday, I wrote about Attitude changes.  Today, I am sharing a chapter in a book I published in 2011.  I hope it will support you in a positive direction that enables a happier level of life. If you are serious about the complaints you make about your situations, there is a way to improve every …

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The Joy of Attitude Adjustments

My attitude creates a scope of vision toward everything that is happening in my life. A-T-T-I-T-U-D-E I love to frequently remind everyone I meet, that the sum of the placement of letters in the word, attitude, adds up to 100, ( a=1, t=20, t=20, i=9, t=20, u=21, d=4, e=5; that’s 100%)! One hundred percent of …

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Accepting the situation in front of you, changes everything!

There are many opportunities to change unhappy situations around us.  I guess we just don’t know that we have that power! Somehow we have come to believe that the only way to change a situation is to fight against it.  It appears that when bad things happen, we spend the majority of time talking about …

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For the love of Mother’s Day

Love expands.  It is movement, change, rearrangement and development. Love can withstand heat and cold, and when it does, it can change everything within and around it.  Love can soar above, below and within.  Love exists before, during and after our time here on earth.  Love is a good word we can use to hold …

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What is it about receiving advice?

Up to now, I was uncomfortable with people giving me advice!  I still have that little toddler living within me, I want to do it myself! attitude.  I stopped listening when I heard someone tell me what I should do.  Up to now, I have not liked people assessing me.  It has made me feel uncomfortable …

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Improving Your Thought Process

Can we really train our thought process? Since writing Creating Thoughts That Serve You!, I have been more aware of the thoughts that are going through my head.  At first it was a little shocking .  I consider myself to be one of the most positive people in the world.  Yet here I was, thinking thoughts …

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