MOTIVATION

You Are Your Own Positive Force

Nothing is going to be any different today, this week,  next month or ever – if you do not turn the switch in your mind, from OFF to ON, from NEGATIVE to POSITIVE, from NEUTRAL to INVOLVED. A great amount of time is spent in awful silence, deciding, analysing, complaining, angry, depressed, frustrated, waiting, hoping –… Read More You Are Your Own Positive Force

LIFE

25 AFFIRMATIONS TO LIVE BY

LIVE A LITTLE BETTER AND A LITTLE LIGHTER Never allow anything or anyone to decide any part of your day and present mood. The power of what you do in this moment or how you react to someone or something is always in your hands. Believe in a cause greater than yourself. Live in a… Read More 25 AFFIRMATIONS TO LIVE BY

MOTIVATION

BOLD AND FEARLESS

BOLD AND FEARLESS There are thousands of articles on how to be fearless, you would think that we would have gotten the message by now and how easy it is but we haven’t, why is that? We either have told ourselves that we don’t want or need it or we know of it but cannot… Read More BOLD AND FEARLESS

INSPIRATION

INSPIRING

It’s not often that I make time to stop and smell the roses, but when I do, life has a different meaning. I know that I should make more of an effort to do those simple, the doing nothing things, instead of being caught up in a world of lets see how much you can… Read More INSPIRING

LETTING GO

THE PRIVILEGE OF HEALING

It took a very long time for me to understand the value of letting go. I was missing out on a wealth of happiness and a very large portion of living, by holding on – not only to the people and events from the past but also everything that was current in my life at that… Read More THE PRIVILEGE OF HEALING

BLOGGING

Peace and Justice Award

This award promotes peace and justice and I am very excited about receiving it because in a perfect world everything would balance therefore I am intent on “give justice when justice is due“ so without much rambling on about how much I love you for reading my blog, comments and likes – I simply would like to accept with… Read More Peace and Justice Award

BLOGGING

Inner Peace Award

The mystery of blogging or doing something you love is that you never think of any type of reward do you?  There is nothing quite like it, doing something you love and utterly enjoy and then being rewarded for it – in blogging the reward is to know that someone is reading your content and comments… Read More Inner Peace Award

MINDFULNESS

You Are Stronger Than You Think – 5 Simple Ways to Find The Power Within

How often after loss or what we think is failure, have we looked to exercise, food, mediation, magazines, friends, family or even someone else’s lifestyle for inspiration just to fail yet again and start the whole process all over?  This not only breaks downs our self esteem but is also emotionally exhausting which is not… Read More You Are Stronger Than You Think – 5 Simple Ways to Find The Power Within

MINDFULNESS

10 Generalizations of an Extrovert – Extrovert. Introvert. Ambivert. Which One Are You?

There are so many articles about introverts and how they are misunderstood.  I read something the other day that mentioned extroverts are incapable of understanding introverts.   The article also said that extroverts are less successful and less intelligent because they are not within themselves and don’t know what to do with their own company? I’m not… Read More 10 Generalizations of an Extrovert – Extrovert. Introvert. Ambivert. Which One Are You?

WRITING

Writing In Chaos

  Before I lose this flow of energy I need to write my story Too many distractions, must close the door, get up and close the door  In just a moment, I don’t want to lose this flow of energy and I may forget the word or words Footsteps approaching down the hallway I told… Read More Writing In Chaos

LIFE

Full Circle

  If you believe anything in this life, believe this, that everything is connected. I met a little boy many years ago, he was five years old at the time and rather inconsequential to me as I had troubles of my own, being in a foreign country, and was swimming in an ocean much too… Read More Full Circle

GRATITUDE

There is Power in Gratitude

If we worked as hard on gratitude as we do trying to achieve things we would be happier people.  Our lives are brimming with experiences, challenges, accomplishments, failures, successes, pain, sorrow, joy, love, disappointments and with no lack of an edge to everything. We are bold through these experiences or rather should be because they grow… Read More There is Power in Gratitude

SHORT STORIES

Quiet Frustrations

There are many lives being led in quiet frustration. Those who look happy and say they are yet have no idea where it is all going. How often do you find yourself in a situation where you have no idea where you are going with your life yet you are in something that every day… Read More Quiet Frustrations

MOTIVATION

20 QUOTES TO A WEEK OF STRENGTH

  “I wondered why somebody didn’t do something, then I realized, I am somebody” – Unknown “Let’s teach that loving isn’t always loving. Like when you loved the hamster so much that it died. Some adults do that too. Too much, the wrong way. These are ‘Stay away’ zones on your body. These are ‘Stay… Read More 20 QUOTES TO A WEEK OF STRENGTH

SHORT STORIES

Insufferable Love

He has lost control and it’s all a gory mess. He involuntary tugs into the younger man, throws him a furious fist in the face, strikes at him, it is clear he cannot stop, and the rate at which his hand is hurling out these vicious blows to this almost useless body  is but a microsecond. As… Read More Insufferable Love

GRATITUDE

Blessed and Grateful

I am braver than brave today, for I have walked a mile or 2 or 3. But it was the sun glistening on the ocean, the ships at sea, the seagulls all in place, the waves crashing gently on the rocks, the old, the young, the middle aged, the ones pushing prams driven by determination,… Read More Blessed and Grateful

LIFE

Living Your Purpose

We are so busy worrying about what our purpose in life is that we forget to live. Our purpose is our life. The way in which you discover your passion defines your purpose in a more photographed vision and even in a shorter space of time  but don’t forget to live along the way. Not  everyone finds their… Read More Living Your Purpose

SHORT STORIES

A Schooled Immune

Weak if not strengthened, starved if not fed, frozen in regrets of yesterday, that is what happens to the heart and soul of you when not willed by a strong immune. An immune built from love, the love of yourself, for yourself, it fuels the inside being. There are some things that you don’t learn at school.… Read More A Schooled Immune

BLOGGING

WordPress Sunshine Award

Posting this Sunshine Award on a gloomy day because when you receive one of these you are a ray of sunshine through your blog and that’s enough for me so Thank You Kindly to fellow blogger Sue Jones –  It Goes On – http://suzjones.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/awards-awards-awards-again/ I cannot tell you enough that would be justifiable about Sue, you have to actually… Read More WordPress Sunshine Award

LETTING GO

Letting Go of Our Pain

The Art of Letting Go Just as we are told to forgive and move on, we are also told to just it go, only if the art of forgiveness and letting go was that simple there wouldn’t be a need for us to try to disentangle our feelings.  There it is again, the word feelings and… Read More Letting Go of Our Pain

SHORT STORIES

Love Obsession

Love Obsession Intoxicating, suffocating, a hint of tasteful passion Fire and death, this love we share, on constant rapid heat Set me free, set us free, it’s in the cards our lifelong love Fighting life, fighting back, our constant losing battle We don’t belong, we do belong, we’re in each other’s blood Pure love and penalties,… Read More Love Obsession

SHORT STORIES

A Tune of her Own

Something about the silence, she’s  loud and clear. In the day, the sun shines bright, the sound of people and traffic humming in the background, children screeching as their tiny bodies splash into the water, its a joyous festive occasion and the sights are breathtaking almost everywhere you look, but there is nothing quite like… Read More A Tune of her Own

BLOGGING

The Awards Ceremony

Irrespective of how big or small life favours you, gratitude is what life seeks therefore you should give nothing less, in return. Without question, thank you to the person who thought I deserved these nominations. In Loving Memory Of Jody Ann Bales whose blog is as real with words and as honest in body as… Read More The Awards Ceremony

MOTIVATION

FEARLESS

The Courage Club There are thousands of articles on how to be fearless, you would think that we would have gotten the message by now and how easy it is but we haven’t, why is that? We either have told ourselves that we don’t want or need it or we know of it but cannot… Read More FEARLESS

SHORT STORIES

The Voice Inside My Head

This quote is excellent because its frightfully true, except what we need to also understand is that in order for us to achieve that kind of beneficial, soul experience of solitude that will bring you to the truth and the right choices, then we also need to take into account that we will be delving into… Read More The Voice Inside My Head

MOTIVATION

Don't Give Up

You have to keep reinventing yourself to find the passion within you so don’t give up, be kind to yourself and when people say, ‘if you haven’t found it keep going’ that much is true because its a journey to where you want to be. Believe in yourself with great spirit that you know you… Read More Don't Give Up

MINDFULNESS

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

GIVING OURSELVES PERMISSION TO NOT BE OKAY AS WE JOURNEY TOWARDS HEALING I know that I am as guilty of this as the next person perhaps is about always beating up on ourselves for not having it ‘together’ but I think there are many of us who don’t give ourselves a break at all. We try… Read More It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

SHORT STORIES

The Dance of Life

How I love to watch you dance, as though I didn’t love you enough already, your body so strong it moves with quiet determination. You seem to loose your fight with life, carefree and new, your dance being your only motivation. Its in your soul which glides across the floor and as I watch you in… Read More The Dance of Life

SHORT STORIES

Unbreakable Love

You know I’m sick to death of you but try as I may I cant get away from you Who said anyway that we were meant to be? Who is to say that we should not meet for a while and then move right along?   The moments of a while, how long is a while exactly?… Read More Unbreakable Love

LIFE

POWER of PERSISTENCE

Assumptions There is power in persistence whether you choose to see it that way or not. Once people are successful we make a habit of measuring them by the cars they drive, the clothes they wear or by their lifestyle.  We don’t know what it took for them to get there, what they had to… Read More POWER of PERSISTENCE

MINDFULNESS

THE PRESENT MOMENT

Trainers are paid to motivate you to train harder or lose weight, people around you can push you to be better at what it is you are trying to achieve, glossy magazines at your disposal do a very fine job in the motivation department of your life, its more like a marketing strategy on how… Read More THE PRESENT MOMENT

WRITING

You Are Who You Are

Fundamentally we are the same people we were the day that we are born. Yes some of us having amazing transformations and some even variations of that. However our characters and personalities are just that, a mirror of ourselves. Most of the time, especially when you are young, you will go through endless measures to… Read More You Are Who You Are