Mindful Monday: Gratitude

To me, Mindful Monday encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to. Today, I feel the need to stress just how much “Gratitude,” should figure into your mindfulness-equation when you are self evaluating yourself and setting goals. Reciting gratitude … Continue reading Mindful Monday: Gratitude

Mindful Monday–Live Within Each Moment

In my weekly feature called, “Mindful Monday,” I like to share my views on becoming more ‘mindful’.  This encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to. Last week, I worked on “mindful-eating.”  I slowed down and took my time, … Continue reading Mindful Monday–Live Within Each Moment

Do Yourself a Favor…

The other day I read the best article by Martha Beck, “To You, From You,” published in the December 2014, Volume 15, Number 12 issue of The Oprah Magazine.  Martha and I have something in common – we both have a dislike of the holiday gifting ritual found at this time of year.  Don’t get … Continue reading Do Yourself a Favor…

When Opportunity Knocks…

This is submitted as part of Colline’s blog and her Gratitude Project: On this amazing Sunday I must say that I am grateful for opportunities. You know the kind I mean. The ones that you don’t see as an opportunity at first, and you take the step anyway, and it ends up becoming something astounding! … Continue reading When Opportunity Knocks…

An Attitude of Gratitude

I scanned this page from the November 2014 edition of the “Oprah Magazine,” p. 129, because it illustrates how to cultivate an attitude of gratitude that fits everyone.  I knew Colline, and her Gratitude Project were on to something when I found her blog, and Oprah backs up her findings. What am I grateful for … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude Sunday

Colline, of Colline’s Blog, sponsors a weekly Gratitude Project where she encourages us to be mindful of what we are thankful for each week. This week I am thankful for the cool breezes blowing into our little part of the world – Pensacola, Florida.  It has been an excruciatingly hot summer here in the northwestern … Continue reading Gratitude Sunday