Give Up All Hope

I know that nothing has ever been real Without my beholding it. All becoming has needed me. My looking ripens things And they come toward me, to meet and be met. -Rainier Maria Rilke, from The Book of Hours You are a master at beholding. You beheld your very self...

Dare to Dream Big!

As we look throughout the world at those who have achieved the most in life. People like Bill Gates, Donald Trump, and Warren Buffett. These are the people who have stretched their imaginations to unforeseen levels. They have dreamt at levels most people have never...

7 Ways Exercise Leads to Happiness

There are periods of time in all our lives when we feel despondent, lethargic, depressed and hopeless. These feeling states can last from a few minutes to many years. The length of time feeling down depends on what loss, trauma or hurt you maybe suffering from....

Clear the Clutter in Your Life

Look around you, at work and home. Do you feel overjoyed or annoyed? Your environment affects your moods, attitudes, emotions, and energy level. What things sap your energy? You need to figure out ways to reduce, eliminate, or change your environment, so that it lifts...

Pumpkin Time!

Recognized in the literary world with stories such as Cinderella, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, the pumpkin is no stranger to the spotlight. Each year in the USA, thousands of pumpkins are carved into jack ‘o lanterns and many...

The Chicken's Birthday Party

This is a true tale illustrating how sometimes it takes someone suggesting a truly bizarre course of action to bring people together and bond in an unlikely fashion. Standing with her pink ribbon around her slender ankle was Birthday Girl. She was not yet a year old...