Archives for May 2012

The Magic Within Silence

Quiet time. That’s my favorite part of the day. It’s when the kids are asleep. The T.V. is off. The dogs are napping. A stillness settles over the house. I treasure my quiet time like a gift from the Gods. I carefully approach quiet time like it will disappear into the mists from which it […]

Awakened Challenge: Random Acts of Kindness

This is the first in a series of upcoming challenges that will awaken you from your daily sleepwalk. How would you like to improve your positive mental states and decrease negative stress? I already told you how kindness can change the world one small step at a time. That was mostly about other people. This […]

How You Can Increase Optimism and Happiness In 5 Minutes A Day

I have days where I don’t get to sit down and read until I’m so tired I can’t hold my eyes open. That’s what happens when you have a baby in the house. At first, that really bothered me. I found myself getting irritated at small things. Broken sleep doesn’t help much either. The more […]