You’re My Lucky Charm
You’re weathering the storm. Life has thrown you curve balls and it feels like you’re getting your butt kicked, and badly! Tough days this week, month, or even year(s) has got you feeling trapped and wrapped up in bad luck… So one day you’re out and about shopping in a store when you find lucky charms… And NO, I’m not talking about that fabulous cereal that I used to eat as a child ‘everyday!’ I used to save the marshmallows for last mmm-mmm…I kid you not, my mom can vouch for that! Instead of that great tasting cereal, I’m actually talking about those little cute good luck charms to collect to bring you that good Irish luck!
If you’re feeling down, worry no more… I’ve got a list of good luck charms you can get to put in your home, pocket, purse, or attach to jewelry. [Read more…]
Quotes To Live By
Are you a quotes fan? Do you walk about in your life, see a quote and HAVE to stop to read it?… The power of quotes, huh? Really good quotes get you to think, smile, change a mood, and even inspire (pretty powerful I must say!) So enjoy these wonderful quotes, soak them in…
Grow Your Own Pumpkin Patch
Well, the fun ambitious you has decided to try growing your own pumpkins… good for you! If you have kids they’ll think you’re an awesome parent, your neighborhood kids will wish their parents would get on board and grow pumpkins too! [Read more…]
You sit there attentive, listening to every word spoken on the radio. There’s a speech, a compelling speech at that! The crackle of logs burning in the fireplace doesn’t even break your focus to what is being said. As you listen by the warmth of the fire, and the cast of glowing light it gives off, you begin to feel strength arise inside of you, you begin to feel a burning desire to give your all, to make a difference, to redefine yourself, your goals, your life! This speech that flows out of the speakers into the air that surrounds you is giving you hope, courage, and is empowering you to live out your full potential… how amazing is that?! ‘Empower Me’ you think as you hear this phenomenal speaker work their magic inside your soul!
What does empower mean? [Read more…]
It’s All About Who You Know! Isn’t it?!
You sit on an old rickety chair from your great grandpa, it was made by his very own hands (you better keep that kind of stuff in the family-sentimental, yes!) You open up the newspaper (because you’re old school) and you come to a story that has caught your eye, a story about a successful person who made their dreams come true… man are they lucky you’re thinking! You know they put in hard work to get there, but you work hard too! You think to yourself ‘What am I doing wrong? Why am I having such a difficult time making my goal successful? Is there something I don’t know?’ [Read more…]
Accept Me For Who I Am (Including My Baggage!)
Starting out dating or getting to know new people as friends after a divorce or/and other major life altering events can come off as intimidating. The older we get the harder it is to put yourself out there and not feel judged. Why is that? Well, it’s because the older we get, the more we’ve lived, the more mistakes we’ve tacked on to our list, the more we are expected to be successful, like own a home and a nice car, make a good living, make very good choices all the time with little mistakes… can you say PRESSURE?! Kids don’t have this problem too much because their young lives still haven’t reached the ‘holy crap, you have baggage level of life.’ [Read more…]
What Is Your Greatest Strength?
We all want to know our greatest strength in life, and we all love taking fun quizzes that are not held in school/ college… you know the quizzes you find in a magazine OR ‘online, Hey! like this one!
Today I thought… ‘why not add a little fun into peoples lives today?!’
Enjoy this creative, amusing, astounding quiz and learn a little more about your strength, as I encourage you to continue strengthening and sharing it to others throughout your life. [Read more…]
Guest Writer, Emma Lawson, on TwinCitiesView… She’s read our mind, we all want to know what to do for our skin post-summer… Thanks Emma for this skincare article, you’re awesome!
Skin rehab – post-summer skincare
Since things like temperature, humidity, UV radiation vary from season to season, it’s perfectly understandable that each season requires different skincare routine. In most cases, summer is the period when people spend a lot of time outside with their skin directly exposed to severe conditions, such as high temperatures, direct sunlight, salty water, etc. Even if you’re aware of this risks and take care of your skin during summer, it will still need some kind of rehab when the summer sun sets. Listed below are some of the problems your skin might face along with the possible healthy solutions. [Read more…]
Here you are talking to someone, you’re telling them something important and you really need this person to listen to you, but you’re starting to get the feeling that they’re not all there, they’re becoming distracted with whatever thought is in their head… ‘did I do this or that?, dang I work tomorrow,’ then they’re distracted by the squirrel that made that crazy sound and is climbing up the tree trunk, and you wonder ‘hmm, is this person truly listening to me?’ You decide to test them, you stop talking about your important topic and replace it with the most random off the wall sentence to see if they notice… ready… ‘Purple monkey’s fart freely.’ you say!.. And what do you get? nothing! absolutely nothing! You stop talking all together and the person you thought you were having a conversation with is aware that you are waiting for a reply, SO they try to play it safe with an ‘uh huh’ to your purple monkey sentence… Oh heck no, you think to yourself. You realize your friend is in lala land and has not been listening! How does this make you feel? hurt and upset I bet! What has happened to the skill of LISTENING, does it need to be taught in school? How can people become great listeners? I have it all here… read on… [Read more…]