Live a life where all things are possible!

Live a life where all things are possible!

You must unlearn what you have been programmed to believe since birth. That software no longer serves you if you want to live in a world where all things are possible. —Jacqueline E. Purcell Someone once asked me what “holistic” psychotherapy meant, and he told me that the term “holistic” made him think about healthy […]

The great miracle cure: Five ways to love yourself

The great miracle cure: Five ways to love yourself

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” —Robert Frost Valentine’s Day is approaching and with that come many thoughts and feelings of love. When speaking of love in the context of all the candy, flowers, gifts and card-giving on this day, we usually refer to the emotion of love with its romantic charm […]

Setting attainable New Year’s resolutions for 2015

Setting attainable New Year’s resolutions for 2015

“Oh, promises, their kind of promises can just destroy a life… Oh, promises, those kind of promises take all the joy from life… Oh, promises, promises, my kind of promises can lead to joy and hope and love, yes, love.” —“Promises, Promises,” written by Hal David and performed by Dionne Warwick Jan. 1 is the […]

Five simple ways to capture joy — Even if it’s for the birds!

Five simple ways to capture joy — Even if it’s for the birds!

“Joy is an emotion that occurs within us when we develop appreciation/thankfulness for the constants of life, such as nature, freedom and relationships with people, or through having faith in something larger than ourselves.” —Vic Lebouthillier We are just a few weeks into autumn, and the leaves are changing color and beginning to fall as […]

7 steps to support your thinking — The foundation for well-being and the key to your brilliance

7 steps to support your thinking — The foundation for well-being and the key to your brilliance

“May it be.” —Enya and Roma Ryan, from Peter Jackson’s 2001 film, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” Welcome to May! We are almost halfway through the year! May is Mental Health Month, according to Mental Health America, which states: “Wellness is more than an absence of disease. It involves complete […]

Always on your side — Four beneficial theories on time

It’s about time, it’s about space, and it’s a story about the human race.”—The television entry jingle to ‘Lost in Space’ television series, 1965-1968 Happy New Year, everyone! We just entered the year 2014 on the Gregorian calendar. Like me, I’m sure that many of you have repeatedly commented on how fast time has gone […]

Say what you mean, mean what you say

Say what you mean, mean what you say

    Hey, bro, you know what I am saying?” —The Urban Dictionary In January 2011, Maya Angelou, who passed away in May of this year, was a guest on Oprah Winfrey’s “Master Class.” During this life class, Maya Angelou said, “I believe in the power of words. Words can uplift us and words can […]

Excerpts on love, miracles and peace — A gift for your inner well-being

Excerpts on love, miracles and peace — A gift for your inner well-being

When I was contemplating writing this article, I was inspired once again to reflect on the holidays. One of my values includes being culturally all-inclusive. Most of you who have read my articles know I include snippets of wisdom from others that I feel are particularly poignant. In this article, I have selected a number […]

Want the power to change? — Be still and feed your soul

Grace is the voice that calls us to change and gives us the power to pull it off. —Max Lucado, “Grace” When I was at a workshop about dream manifestation this past month, the person giving the workshop gave each of us participants a Grace Card from Cheryl Richardson’s set of “Grace Cards — A […]