August Book Review:  Heart Thoughts: A Treasury of Inner Wisdom by Louise Hay


There is always time for inspiration! As a tribute to the late Louise Hay (Oct 8, 1926-Aug 30, 2017), I’ve decided to review one of her many books, Heart Thoughts: A Treasury of Inner Wisdom, in hopes of motivating you to improve your thinking. Louise Hay’s Heart Thoughts: A Treasury of Inner Wisdom is a … Continue reading August Book Review:  Heart Thoughts: A Treasury of Inner Wisdom by Louise Hay

July Book Review: The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins


Do you ever wake up and not want to get out of bed? Or, you just don’t want to face the day? I think we all do. We want to stay under the warm covers so we keep hitting the snooze over and over again.  Some of us might even be slightly depressed or just … Continue reading July Book Review: The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins

3 Simple Ways to Set Your Heart on Fire and Why it Matters


I love coffee shops! I love what I see and find in them: people conversing, reading, writing, sharing, laughing, creating, enjoying, loafing around, and day dreaming. We need more of this in this very troubled world, don’t we? Yesterday, in one of my favorite hometown coffee shops, I experienced three things that touched my heart, … Continue reading 3 Simple Ways to Set Your Heart on Fire and Why it Matters

March Book Review: Creativity: Where the Divine and the Human Meet by Matthew Fox


The true artist draws out all from his or her heart. The true painter is wise, God is in his heart. He puts divinity into things; He converses with his own heart. -Black Elk, Ancient Mesoamerican Poem As an artist, writer and unwavering believer that there is an artist of all sorts in each one … Continue reading March Book Review: Creativity: Where the Divine and the Human Meet by Matthew Fox

August Book Review: You can be Happy No Matter What: Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective by Richard Carlson


Happiness – “It is our natural state,” says, Richard Carlson, Ph.D.  But, if so, then why are many of us far from “happy?” Dr. Richard Carlson’s book, You can be Happy No Matter What: Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective, explains exactly how to be in a state of happiness and demonstrates why we … Continue reading August Book Review: You can be Happy No Matter What: Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective by Richard Carlson

Aim to Live


I’m a runner. I often get the question every runner gets, “Why do you run?” My response to that question varies depending on what state of mind I am in and how I feel. You see, there are many reasons why runners run. We run because it feels good during the run; we run because … Continue reading Aim to Live