Own the Day and You Own Your Life

Each passing day can seem inconsequential, but the totality of your days is your life. So, each day matters a lot. If you can get the most out of each day, you’re going to have an amazing life! However, conquering the day doesn’t happen by accident. It requires focus and intention. Learn how to master … Continue reading Own the Day and You Own Your Life

Top 10 Relationship Rules That Everyone Forgets

RELATIONSHIPS ARE HARD WORK. Anyone who’s been in a relationship for more than six months knows this. There’s plenty of advice out there that you’ve heard at least 100 times. However, there are probably a few things you’ve either never heard of or you’ve forgotten about. One of these forgotten items might make a huge difference … Continue reading Top 10 Relationship Rules That Everyone Forgets

I temper anger with forgiveness.

Daily interactions with others have the ability to put my mind in a state of unrest. There are times when I get angry, but I always remember to forgive. My co-workers are sometimes challenging to deal with. When someone is being insubordinate to me, I avoid being consumed by anger. I find that it is … Continue reading I temper anger with forgiveness.

Finding Your Personal Strength When the Going Gets Tough

Experiencing challenging phases in life can really test your mettle. When you encounter those bumps in the road, how do you react? Are you able to deal effectively with these challenges without going to pieces? Could you use some help in finding your inner strength? Try these ideas to tap into your personal reserves whenever … Continue reading Finding Your Personal Strength When the Going Gets Tough

The Unappreciated Beauty

A story about Victoria, the unloved vase – who learns that beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Mary and Tom Turner owned a house in California. Because of the beautiful weather throughout the year, Mary would pick several bouquets of flowers each week and scatter them throughout her home. Mary owned seven vases, … Continue reading The Unappreciated Beauty

The Real Dangers of Stress and What You Can Do About It

Truth: stress can kill you, or at least too much of it can. If unchecked and unmanaged, the exposure to stress can wreak havoc in all aspects of your life. Notwithstanding the fact that being overloaded isn’t a good feeling in general, but uncontrolled stress can also have ripple effects in your personal and professional … Continue reading The Real Dangers of Stress and What You Can Do About It

A tale of self-discovery

Benny Banana Tree didn’t think he was all that worthy of being in the jungle... ...Until something happened that changed his mind completely. Benny Banana Tree was a majestic tree. But it seemed to him that the other plants in the jungle were all better. The other flowers had enormous, gorgeous, and fragrant blooms. His … Continue reading A tale of self-discovery

Learning to Control Your Emotions

Some of us have great control over our emotional responses, and some of us struggle. Doing or saying the wrong thing in the midst of an emotional meltdown could have very negative effects. Gain control of your emotions with these strategies: Realize that negative emotions simply don’t last. If you’re angry about something right now, … Continue reading Learning to Control Your Emotions

Emotional Healing for the Hurting Heart

Isn’t it true that your emotions really take a knock when your heart is aching? Sometimes it feels like the day of healing is a million miles away. The difficult time you encountered in the past can take a while to be purged from your system.It's definitely healthy to experience a range of emotions. However, … Continue reading Emotional Healing for the Hurting Heart

The Story of a Man whose Impatience Left Him Empty-Handed

Mr. Wilson went fishing for his dinner, but as the day wore on, there wasn’t a fish to be seen.  Just after Mr. Wilson gave up out of frustration, something rather remarkable happened... Mr. Wilson decided to go fishing and he promised his wife he would bring her back some fish. So he walked down … Continue reading The Story of a Man whose Impatience Left Him Empty-Handed