Core Conscientiousness

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†At first glance, today’s message of Self-Care might sound like yet another lecture on an already overly-discussed hot-button topic. ¬†But it’s not, I promise. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†What I heard this afternoon has layers. ¬†And there’s a depth to this one which needs some time and […]

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Granting Happiness

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†In my mundane daily life, the job training has transitioned into just the job. ¬†It was sprung on us early, like a scary and unexpected premature birth. ¬†We were also handed* our lay-off notices. ¬†I have one month of employment. *This didn’t occur on the same day, or even […]

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Grateful Learning

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†There’s something about practicing Gratitude which absolutely changes us. ¬†Not permanently, maybe. ¬†But definitely in a small, gradual, and deep way. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†It’s one of those attitudes where, the more you do it, the easier it becomes to do. ¬†Practice, that’s the key. ¬† […]

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Up and Coming

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†This morning (ish) when I got out of bed, I was singing (unprompted) a familiar and catchy song, except with slightly altered lyrics. ¬†Immediately it was clear that this would be our first message of twentysixteen. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†How timely of the Universe to ring […]

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Knowingly

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†There are many steps along our road to joyful living, some challenging, some entertaining. ¬†Some are places we can pull over to gather knowledge and focus on lessons. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†If we are currently involved in a new research project, hobby, or field of study, […]

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