Goals - Specific AND Measurable

Setting goals is an art - and the better you are at it, the more likely you are to reach those goals. Make sure they are specific and measurable.

What Do You Want?

Being very clear about the good things you want to have happen, and focusing on them instead of on your problems, can bring happiness to each day.

Are You Asking Enough Questions?

Asking questions can lead us to happiness we never thought possible.

A New Year

This morning I saw a post from Michelle McCullough with the following quote: 3 words for 2013 - "Let it Go" ... 3 words for 2014 - "Make it Happen"

New Year's Eve!

New Year's Eve gives us the opportunity to reflect on the good of the past year, and to look forward to the next.

Good People

There are good people all around us, helping us to see how we can find happiness and healing by reaching out to help others.


Life hands us surprises, some happy and some sad. Taking a moment to focus on the happy ones can make the difference between happiness and despair.

Do You Have Holiday Plans?

When grieving or dealing with depression, It is wise to have a plan of what you'd like to happen during the holidays. Roslyn shares tips for making that happen!

More on Cleansing Breaths

While grieving or working through depression, conscious breathing can be a big help in focusing and staying attentive. Healing can be aided by learning to use cleansing breaths whenever needed.

Three Deep Breaths

While grieving or working through depression, using 'cleansing breaths' helps a person to, at least temporarily, let go of tension, sadness, and emotional pain, and experience a moment of peace.


Depression can stop our progress when we are healing from loss. It is wise to learn what brings on depression so we can avoid it and prevent it from affecting our progress.

We Cry Because We Love

When someone we love is no longer next to us, crying is a perfectly normal - and helpful - reaction. Accepting that fact, and allowing the tears helps us to heal and to find peace once more.

Your Sweet Spot

Finding your "sweet spot", or the unique talents and gifts you have can help you find satisfaction and fulfillment, even while grieving the loss of a loved one.

No Comparison

While grieving, we cannot compare our grief with anyone else's. We have to patiently accept the process - and allow others to do the same.

Kids - and Smiles

Stopping at a lemonade stand can bring reasons to smile - even when life is difficult!
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