Trinkets of Treasures
Jack’s Drive-Inn in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1958 was not anything like the fancy diners and ice cream stores we now have. It was a large added on section of a house that stuck out into a parking lot that could hold not more than four or five cars.Introverted or Extroverted – Which One Is Best?
In the U.S., our culture strongly tends to favor extroversion, and with the advent of social media, this is on the increase. It has even big called one of the Big Five successful personality traits. However, negatively judging someone’s introverted personality is akin to negatively judging the color of their skin. It is both ignorant and highly offensive. But what is the difference between them?Let Your Desired Character Respond, Not Your Circumstance
When the unexpected arrives at your door who answers? Is it the circumstance or is it your desired character? The truth is, even when our backs are up against the wall we always have a choice how we respond; and our response will either give us a feeling of peace or a feeling of disappointment. Sometimes we keep revisiting the same sort of challenges over and over again and maybe it’s because we keep asking for something we are not yet willing to pay the price for.Personal Growth Starts With GIVING
How often have you heard someone proclaim how important it is to aim to do our best and aim to develop our potential? However, rarely do we see any thorough discussion about what this personal growth that we hear all about actually imply and include! While most would agree that there is always some room to become better and more impactful, in order to truly grow as a human being, and achieve to our individual potential, our individual mindset must begin with prioritizing GIVING!A Letter for Your Journey
Many of us will ‘lose’ a young member of our family as they embark on a gap year, embark on the trip of a lifetime to explore lands afar. I wrote this for a member of my own family and hope it’s of interest to you too.Defining Your Reiki Practice – Part One
The simplest definition of Reiki is that it is a “Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.”1 Accurate and easy to understand, I find that it is usually a sufficient answer for most people. However, Reiki is a big subject, and the above definition is a humble description of the true nature of Reiki.Improve Your Focus in Five Easy Steps
“The more choices we have, the greater the need for focus.” – Tom Butler-Bowdon. Mr. Butlet-Dowdon hit it right on the head. We are living in a world of unprecedented choices; from clothes, to food, to leisure, to cars, to relationships and, more importantly, careers. This abundance can easily make us lose focus on what is important and relevant, prompting us to pursue illusory desires that will ultimately lead to failure and disappointment, not to mention loss of valuable resources like time, money and effort.The Emotional Stages of Abuse
This article reviews the many emotional stages an abuse victim experiences. It traces their origin from the initial parent-child betrayal of trust.Are Your Fears Ruling Your Life’s Show?
When I look back, I see how much I struggled with fear-based patterns that kept me emotionally trapped. It took me years to transform my life into the journey of trust, openness, and emotional flexibility that I can now enjoy. And it’s not that I don’t have fears; it’s simply that by embracing my emotional terrain I’ve developed much greater emotional flexibility, which allows me to choose how to respond to life and where to focus my creative (vibrational) energy.Aspects of Humanity Series: Spiritual
In the Aspects of Humanity Series, I will be discussing various parts of the human condition which are subject to degradation over the years, based on how we choose to utilize them. I shall discuss the Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, and Social aspects, then will close out the series with an all-encompassing article.Reading Novels Isn’t Wasting Time
Practicality says reading about stories and fantastical scenarios that will not happen is an utter waste of time. I beg to differ.How to Get in Touch With Your True Self – Opening Up the Channels of Communication
Have you Listened to the Voice of your Higher Self Lately? I am sharing with you how my Higher Self LET ME DOWN… and how this was the best thing that could have ever happened to me! I could not believe it. Find out why I did not receive the support from my Higher Self I was soooo… counting on and how you can access the abundant support your Higher Self is here to give you.