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Hello everyone! I’ve been blogging for two years now, and thought you may want to see the person behind the posts. So I recorded this video clip (eeek! my first one) for you. In it I share a little bit about me … Continue reading
With deep gratitude for our veterans both past and present, I am sharing my post from November 11, 2012: I’m sitting here on my couch, sipping a glass of red wine, all snug and cozy with the fireplace lit next … Continue reading
“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” ~ Paulo Coelho It’s hard for me to believe another year has passed since I started The Brighter Side of Life. What a year it’s been! This blog … Continue reading
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama I love that quote. I agree with it wholeheartedly – at least in theory – but to be honest I sometimes rush around too much to notice when a … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been challenging myself in new ways. It’s exciting… and a bit scary. Our brains get used to doing what they’ve always done, and when we introduce lots of new stuff into the mix, the ego steps in and … Continue reading
Sometimes the path ahead of us is hidden. Or the path we’re on just doesn’t feel right. There are times we don’t necessarily know where we’re going in life, or even where we want to go. Because life is busy, … Continue reading
I’m honoured to tell you that I’m a contributing writer in a beautiful collaborative e-book for moms called Awakening Wonder: Discovering Delight in Everyday Moments. The free e-book, which launches today, is the inspiration of Becky McCleery, creator of the growing community Raising Loveliness. Designed to uplift … Continue reading
We are one – all of us. We’re in this world together. It’s in our power (and isn’t it our responsibility?) to create positive change for ourselves, the people we love, even the people we don’t know… not to mention … Continue reading
I love reading about people’s journeys, both spiritual and physical. When someone reaches into their heart and shares authentically about what they’re experiencing, it strikes a chord deep within me. I too like to share from the heart, but sometimes I … Continue reading