Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Practices for Cultivating Love, Resilience

Can Cultivating Positive Emotions Help You Succeed?

So, here’s a question: Can cultivating positive emotions help you succeed? I am going to answer this question shortly, but first I have a favor to ask. Please pause  for a moment and think of something you saw or experienced recently that delighted you or gave you joy. Think about it for about thirty seconds… Continue reading Can Cultivating Positive Emotions Help You Succeed?

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

How I Make Things Magically Appear Before My Eyes

This is a post about how I make things magically appear before my eyes. But first, let me tell you a story. When I was young, my mom would ask me to go find something for her. And I frequently came back within minutes announcing, "I couldn't find it!" My mom's customary response was, "You… Continue reading How I Make Things Magically Appear Before My Eyes

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Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Enchantment

Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week

For the last week, I have been painting a series of peaceful thoughts. They are mainly about you and me and our worth as human beings. I really believe each of these ideas below, and I post them here for you, hopefully to inspire, encourage, and comfort you, if you are having a hard time.… Continue reading Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Enchantment

Peaceful Thoughts for Rough Days

Here are some peaceful thoughts to remember the next time you are having a rough day, whether that day is today or in the future. We all have rough days in which we feel sad, disappointed, or insecure about ourselves. Experiencing such days can make us feel bad about ourselves. For example, we might feel… Continue reading Peaceful Thoughts for Rough Days

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Uncategorized

Bigfoot Affirmations™: For a Groovy State of Mind

This post contains some Bigfoot Affirmations for a groovy state of mind. But first let me give you some background information. Background Recently my husband and I visited the Pacific Northwest--specifically Oregon--which is where I grew up. I love visiting that area of the country. I always associate it with beauty, wonder, and mystery. One… Continue reading Bigfoot Affirmations™: For a Groovy State of Mind

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness, Working With Painful Emotions

Peaceful Thoughts for Both Wonderful and Miserable Holidays

Dear Friend: Whether your holidays are wonderful or miserable, here are some peaceful thoughts for you during this time: Peace to you. ***** If you found this post helpful, please consider sharing on social media.

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Uncategorized, What is Just?, Working With Painful Emotions

Affirmations When You Feel Politically Overwhelmed

Most of us feel overwhelmed by politics sometimes. Here are ten affirmations you can use when you feel that way. One: I take politics and democratic engagement one day at a time. You aren't required to solve all the problems of the world today. So take it one day at a time. You will figure… Continue reading Affirmations When You Feel Politically Overwhelmed