Posts Categorized: Inner Peace

Finding Inner Peace in Stressful Times

Finding Inner Peace in Stressful Times

We all live busy lives, and typically, the busier we are, the more stressful life typically is. The American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in America™ survey revealed that 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress, and 73% regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress.  And 48% feel their stress has increased over the past five… Read more »

Making Peace with Imperfection

Are you being tortured with imperfection too? Lately I’ve noticed myself harshly judging myself, playing the comparison game and feeling like a failure in multiple areas of life. Yep, full on, being extra critical of all that is seemingly “imperfect.” Do you ever slip into this mode? We all do it from time to time…. Read more »

Are you living from the sweet spot?

Hi again! How did you enjoy the Trolls videos I sent last week? If you missed it, it’s on my blog here. One of the things I love about that movie is how the main character Poppy is a wonderful embodiment of both “being” and “doing.” She radiates love and joy, and boldly embraces her mission…. Read more »

Remember Me?

You haven’t heard from me in awhile.  But, I’m back! If you’re newer to my community, a warm welcome to YOU!  Looking forward to connecting with you over the months and years to come.  Thank you for your patience. So……I’ve been on sabbatical.  Did you miss me? It was both intentional, and unintentional.  I’d been… Read more »

The Art of Surrendering to What Is

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Oh my goodness!  It’s been a good 3 months since my last official “newsletter” or article to you. I’m a little embarrassed because I don’t like to let this much time go between personal communications.  Simultaneously, I’m surrendering to “what is” because dwelling in guilt and turmoil doesn’t serve me or anyone.  Sometimes life is… Read more »

Inner Peace: 7 Keys to Beginning Again

7 Keys to beginning again

Can you believe it’s already February?!  Where did January go?  Poof! Life here is FULL.  How about you?  Personally, I’m in the middle of a website redesign, dusting off and fine-tuning my business focus, and we just spent 10 days in North Carolina with family.  You’d think I’d be rejuvenated after “time away,” but let’s… Read more »

Inner Peace: How to Stop Stress

Stop Stress

Whew!  This is sure a BUSY time of year, isn’t it?  After writing an article last week about “Committing to Self-Care This Holiday Season” I proceeded to have a really intense week, filled to the brim and 1 am bedtimes became the norm. Not really ideal, ya know? I was going to write about how… Read more »