At the beginning of this month, I mentioned that I was working through the book The Magic by Rhonda Byrne with one of the groups I belong to. It took us 28 days, and in that time, I learned so many ways to nurture an attitude of gratitude. And I can tell you from experience that it really does create magic in one's life!
It's easy to feel gratitude when everything is going smoothly, when you're feeling good. It's a little more challenging to feel it, though, when you're feeling like crap and things just aren't going your way.
“Often we take breathing for granted as it happens automatically with little effort or thought on your part. Yet poor breathing habits such as deep sighs, gasps, breath-holding or taking rapid, shallow breaths are common, and can contribute to high blood pressure. “Just taking time to inhale deeply can lower your blood pressure in less than a minute, whether or not you are on antihypertensive treatment.”
Hello, again! This was the thought that went through my mind when I woke up this morning… lol We’re rolling with the punches, though, right? We’ve got this! Yesterday I mentioned re-accessing my priorities. When I spoke to Dh he said, “you’re still going to ‘meditation’, right?” See, twice a week I go to my […]
When I was a child, I spent a great deal of time at my maternal aunt and uncle’s house. My aunt was a stay-at-home-mom, so she watched me while my mom and dad were at work until I was old enough to go to school. At that time in my life, I think I actually […]
Hello there, dear friend! This post is a little late being published. It’s been a really busy day here. I did want to pop in, though. (I haven’t forgotten about you! How could I? Yes! You’re that special to me and in general. *grins*) How has the energy felt for you lately? The past couple […]
Time for a Bit of Self Care! Today is a challenging day. On many levels. That is not to say it’s a ‘bad’ day. I find I’m just feeling a bit ‘off kilter’, low energy and thoroughly unmotivated. I’m sure you’ve had days like that yourself, haven’t you? ‘And you’re here to give us the warm […]