Choose Joy

As we go into the busiest weeks of the year, I encourage you to choose joy. In the difficult situations, in the uncomfortable family get togethers and in the sad memories. Find the things that make your heart smile and do those things. It isn’t always easy. However, if you start focus on choosing joy, […]

J is for Joy

I have written a couple of posts on Joy before.  You can find them here. Dedicate: Joy   JOY (Positive Energy Part II) The idea behind choosing Joy is one that I have been getting behind for awhile now.  Joy is a stronger, less common feeling than happiness.  I absolutely believe it is a choice.  I think […]

Dedicate: Joy

Today’s yoga practice was focused on Joy!!  I know that I feel more joyful through my days just because I meet at the mat every morning.  My word for 2017 was joy, the idea of choosing joy.  I still work to meet this goal every day.   Joy is a decision.  A really brave one […]

Finally Happy #thisis38

For years I worked and worked. For years I cried on the inside mostly, on the outside some. I thought if I just did more of X added some of Z and less of Y, that I would be better in no time. I spent years of therapy, years of journaling (blogging), reading self care […]

Light

I honestly don’t remember the last time my soul felt this light!! I mean that in a good way.  Not in the way that is empty, because it certainly isn’t.  But the weight, the weight that I have been feeling for what feels like forever, it is gone. I woke up this morning and provided […]

Finding the Plot again…

I am one of the most high strung people you will probably ever meet.  Anything that I do, I do it the very best way that I know how.  I don’t sit down until all of my responsibilities are checked off the list and even then, I will probably add a few more just to […]