How To Focus On The Now

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 #50 Do you take time to reflect upon life? I choose not to reflect on the past because it is done and gone. You can’t go back or change it;Continue reading “How To Focus On The Now”

Excuse Me, I Need Help!

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 #49 Are you willing to ask for help when needed? I hope so. As a quiet observer, I often witness so many people who aren’t keen to ask for help.Continue reading “Excuse Me, I Need Help!”

I Don’t Mind What Happens

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 #48 Are you feeling stressed out about anything today? School and college can be overwhelming at times; I get it. I know that I often express to both of youContinue reading “I Don’t Mind What Happens”

How To Live In The Now

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 #46 How can we perceive timelessness? After all, we live in a world perceived by time, a human concept created for the sake of a beginning, middle, end, or yesterday,Continue reading “How To Live In The Now”

“Cognito, Ergo Sum” (Reimagined)

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 #43 Did you know that life is a play of consciousness? Descartes had described it as, “Cognito, ergo sum “–I think; therefore, I am. Many of my teachers think thatContinue reading ““Cognito, Ergo Sum” (Reimagined)”

Stop Thinking About Stuff

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 #40 Stop thinking about stuff. I say this to myself quite a bit. If you can observe that “thinking” puts a monkey wrench into every situation, you’d get what IContinue reading “Stop Thinking About Stuff”

How To Dissolve Your Preferences

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 #39 Are you good with letting things unfold naturally? Or do you tend to want to be in control of what’s going on? I know where I fall on thatContinue reading “How To Dissolve Your Preferences”

Interpreting Your Emotions

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 #37 How do you interpret your emotions? If you get angry with someone, do you hear yourself say in your head, “I’m furious right now…I can’t believe he/she said thatContinue reading “Interpreting Your Emotions”

How To Become More Aware

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 #36 I was stuck on what to write about today, but if I stick with my number one topic, awareness, I can always focus and come up with something meaningfulContinue reading “How To Become More Aware”

Love Thyself

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 #35 If you can’t love yourself, then you cannot love others. I’m sure you’ve heard this many times. What is self-love? How do we do love ourselves? I’m sure thatContinue reading “Love Thyself”