T is for Truth

One of the best ways that I have found to have a positive life is to always tell the truth!! This doesn’t just mean don’t lie, sometimes it means saying what is on your heart. Sometimes it means talking about the tough stuff, things that could hurt other people’s feelings and may not be easy […]

S is for Self-care

Remember this…self-care is not selfish.  There are some of us who spend the majority of our lives taking care of others.  When it comes time to take a minute for ourselves, we feel bad, we feel guilty.  The truth is though without taking care of ourselves first, we aren’t able to give our best to […]

R stands for Rest

Raise your hand if you have a hard time resting…me, me, I do!! With an 1800 sq ft hose, 6 kids, a husband, a dog and various other responsibilities there is always something that I could be doing. Well, if there is something that I could be doing then I feel guilty if I’m resting. […]

Q is for Quality over Quantity

This goes for so many things, but as I get older I realize that it’s a really good rule of thumb. 1. Amount of friends. I’ve spent years becoming friends with so many people. Letting groups of individuals into my life, sharing a lot of info and becoming deeply attached. I know now, that I […]

P is for Privacy

In order to maintain a positive attitude towards life, it is essential to remember to do some things behind closed doors. There is some information, some situations and frustrations that aren’t meant to be aired on social media or even in the lunchroom at work. Why? Well because then you’re opening yourself up for the […]

O is for Open

I feel like a real secret to my mental health and positive mind set is to stay open. To me this means open heart, open mind, available to people and available for life. Open to discovering new things, trying new ways and evolving The first thing that comes to mind is Yoga. To some it […]

N is for Nuture

Yourself, your family, your friends, your coworkers, heck even strangers need to be nurtured. To care for and encourage the growth or development of. We all need a little bit of this in our lives. When we see a spark, an interest or a natural talent and nuture that, that’s when magic happens. I try […]

M is for Meditate

Meditation is what you make it. Ultimately some moments if introspection and quiet. Every morning before I open my eyes I get in some meditation. It helps me to start the day centered. To focus on the positive and be well within my soul. There are apps now that you can get. With calming music […]

L is for Love

When I chose Love as my subject stone bible passages came to mind. “The Scriptures say, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, strength, and mind.’ They also say, ‘Love your neighbors as much as you love yourself.’” When I was little we used to sing a song based of these scriptures. […]

K is for Kindness

There is nothing quite like kindness.  We have an opportunity to choose so much about us.  About what kind of person we are going to be, what legacy we will leave after we are gone. Kind should be #1 on that list, in my opinion.  Friendly, Generous and Considerate, those are all words that I […]