Awareness and Power of Positive Energy

Like a lot of people, I struggle with being positive and am not always aware of my tendency toward negativity, especially when an obstacle, be it a difficult situation or negative talk from another person, presents itself. Sometimes I join in on the complaining, until I realize that I am feeling darker and anxious. Its like an unsettling negative energy is moving through and around me. At that moment, I change gears. Continue reading

Speaking with Love and Kindness or Not at All

“I have never been hurt by anything I didn’t say.”
Calvin Coolidge

As much as it hurts to bite my tongue, the pain inflicted on another person by speaking my mind can be even more hurtful. Continue reading

7 Steps to Letting Go of Past Regrets

“A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Most days I felt immense gratitude for all I had in my life. But then there were the times, within those grateful moments,  I felt a twinge. The twinge of regret that pulled me out of my happy place and gnawed at my psyche until I just couldn’t ignore it anymore.

Regret is a powerful emotion and as much as we try to squash or suppress it, that pang of disappointment continues to re-appear.

So how do we move past regret that is deeply personal and acutely painful? Continue reading