Nifty Organization Ideas

It’s been a while since I’ve written an article on organizing. Typically, I visit homes, see what folks have on hand, and streamline a method of organization for all rooms in the house. I encourage others to use what they have on hand instead of purchasing expensive bins, closet organizers, containers, and such. This provesContinue reading “Nifty Organization Ideas”

Enjoying the Evolution of your Goals

The following piece is an excerpt from my book, “Word, From Your Mother,” a daily guidance journal written for my children, Liv and Pierce-Gabriel. Excerpt #5 What are your thoughts and feelings towards setting goals? I feel that goal setting is a good motivational tool, however, you shouldn’t place emotional attachment towards the completion ofContinue reading “Enjoying the Evolution of your Goals”

These Are a Few of my Favorite Things…

It’s time to raise our frequencies to a desirable height and keep it there! I’m finding it very challenging as the weather becomes warmer and more pleasant to sit still at my home office to work. I find myself gazing to the right (out the window) or to the left (out the sliding glass doors)Continue reading “These Are a Few of my Favorite Things…”

How to Transmute Your Thoughts

The following piece is an excerpt from my book, “Word, From Your Mother,” a daily guidance journal written for my children, Liv and Pierce-Gabriel. Excerpt #4 You are enough. I was listening to Marissa Peer this morning. She’s a famous psychologist who has helped many people overcome addictions. Her message is to know that youContinue reading “How to Transmute Your Thoughts”

Create the “Write” Habit

I’ve been a teacher for 18 years and have found the topic of writing is a touchy one for many. After all, writing is a craft and many feel defeated when they’re asked to initiate the process, independently. Writing prompts are helpful but sometimes folks still get stuck finding the words to create a coherentContinue reading “Create the “Write” Habit”

“Perception is Tricky”

The following piece is an excerpt from my book, “Word, From Your Mother,” a daily guidance journal written for my children, Liv and Pierce-Gabriel. Excerpt #3 Perception is tricky. Everyone can perceive a situation, an idea, or a story, differently. Based on our perceptions and thoughts, we form opinions. Then, opinions often become judgments andContinue reading ““Perception is Tricky””

Resetting Routines through Awareness

Now that we’ve all been home for a few weeks, I’ve been rearranging my schedule and routine to add more awareness practice to it. Many of us have found the adjustment to working at home to be quite difficult. After all, when we typically get home from work, we release the tensions of the dayContinue reading “Resetting Routines through Awareness”

How to Keep An Even Mind

The following piece is an excerpt from my book, “Word, From Your Mother,” a daily guidance journal written for my children, Liv and Pierce-Gabriel. Excerpt #2 I was reflecting upon the moral letters to Lucilius from the Stoic philosopher, Seneca. In those letters, Seneca gives advice to Lucilius regarding life. Here’s one of his quotes:Continue reading “How to Keep An Even Mind”