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Mindful Monday: Little Things

I often joke about having teenagers in the house, and I’m sure everyone can relate to that at some point – the drama that never ends! But it’s not all raging hormones and family battles, and it’s important to remember, and even marvel at, the little things. Those declarations of… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – Gratitude and Affirmations: A Powerful Pair by Marianne Coyne

Hello, everyone! It’s a joy to be with you here today on Silver Threading. When Colleen asked me to guest post about gratitude journals on Mindful Mondays, I was pleasantly surprised and quite honored. My first guest post – I was excited and raring to get to it! Then I… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – The Path to Happiness

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to… Continue reading

Mindful Monday-Are You in a Mindful Frame of Mind?

Welcome to Mindful Monday!  I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to.  Each week I try to self discover new things about myself.  This week, I am going… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Gratitude Sunday–Patience, a Great Virtue

Today is the day that I like to remind myself of the many things I am grateful for.  I participate in Colline’s Gratitude Project.  You can participate too! My gratitude this week goes to anyone and everyone who is patient.  Patience is a virtue that few people seem to cultivate… Continue reading

Gratitude Sunday–What Are you Grateful For This Week?

Colline from Colline’s Blog, hosts a weekly Gratitude Project challenge that I really enjoy participating in.  This post helps to ground me and reassess myself each week.  It is exhilarating! Thanksgiving is right around the corner which should leave everyone excited in the anticipation of a fine meal.  In addition,… Continue reading

SoCS–“In” -spiration

Linda’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt this week was all about using the prefix “in,” any way we thought possible.  Inspiration came to my mind first… then infidel.  Crazy word combination so I am going with inspiration! There are many types of inspiration:  holiday, writing, reading, clothes, decorating, etc.  I… Continue reading