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

How I Make Things Magically Appear Before My Eyes (and I am Mostly Serious)

When I was young and my mom would ask me to go find something for her, I frequently came back within minutes announcing, "I couldn't find it." My mom's customary response was, "You are looking with your eyes closed", by which she meant that I wasn't intentionally looking for the thing I was after or… Continue reading How I Make Things Magically Appear Before My Eyes (and I am Mostly Serious)

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Whimsy

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

Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Self-compassion, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Affirmations for People Who Hate Affirmations

This post is about affirmations for people who hate affirmation. And I can understand this feeling because I used to have it, too. Affirmations are a tool a lot of people use to boost their confidence and peace. And I've known this for a while. But for many years I was highly suspicious of affirmations… Continue reading Affirmations for People Who Hate Affirmations

Healing Difficult Emotions, Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

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.

Spirituality and Love

An Intention or Prayer for the Wounded Self

This is an intention or prayer for those times when we feel stuck in bad habits. These habits come from something I call the Wounded Self, and all of us get stuck in our Wounded Self sometimes. And when we do, we act out of fear, rage, hopelessness, and addictions because we are just trying… Continue reading An Intention or Prayer for the Wounded Self

Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Practices for Cultivating Love

What are You Saying to Yourself Today?

The things you say to yourself can empower you to live more fully and beautifully, or they can wilt your spirit. You are the closest person to you, so what you say to yourself really matters. This is how our spirit feels when we say unkind things to ourselves. Here are two things you can… Continue reading What are You Saying to Yourself Today?