Don’t question how good you are, everyone is good at different things and has unique qualities. Instead, question how good you want to be and use this as motivation to do your best and be the best person possible! Continue reading It’s Not How Good You Are…
A smile is the best expression that a human being has. Smile not only lights up your face but also the day of the person you smile at. So, if someone is too tired to smile at you, or they are looking down hearted, then go ahead and give them your smile, as they may need it to brighten their day… Keep smiling! Continue reading Say Cheese!
“When mistrust comes in, love goes out.” Irish saying. A friend of mine felt betrayed by her boyfriend, but chose not to leave him. Instead, she made him pay for it over and over again.Through subtle digs and less subtle slights, she repeatedly expressed that she felt contempt for him. But instead of forgiving or walking away, she stayed behind a wall of resentment. Soon … Continue reading Rebuilding Trust
“Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.” Doe Zantamata This is the definition of a good friend, that person that helps you be the best version of yourself you can be. The version that is quick with a smile, that is full of hope, and that radiates courage. These are the attributes we … Continue reading A Friend
Firstly, potatoes – the beige variety – are not the devil. When baked and paired with some protein, or boiled and rolled in herbs and a little olive oil, they can provide a satisfying simple meal. However there is a reason the humble spud does not enjoy the superfood status of the sweet variety. To start with, regular potatoes are higher on the glycemic index … Continue reading Sweet Potatoes VS. White Potatoes
One of the more famous quotes of Eleanor Roosevelt, this is definitely true and will help greatly in becoming the woman that you want to be. Instead of placing the blame on someone else for making you feel a certain way, take responsibility for letting them make you feel that way. This isn’t just true for feelings of inferiority, but for any negative feeling, sad, … Continue reading You are the One in Control
“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” Abraham Lincoln It’s so true that most people describe the thorn as being the prickly part of the rose instead of the rose being the beautiful and sweet smell part of the thorn. It’s really a matter of how you look at it, so why not always take the positive … Continue reading I’m Happy Thorn Bushes Have Roses!
Our actions create our life… Agree? Our thoughts create our actions…. Agree? Our thoughts are communicated to us in the form of language…. Agree? So…how can we live our largest, most expressive and most loving life if we are using vocabulary that makes us smaller, weaker and discouraged. Do you know anybody, maybe even yourself, who loves to use phrases like, “This only happens to … Continue reading The Power of Our Words
“An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.” -Proverbs Have you ever had a lengthy conversation with someone without acknowledging a single thing you were really thinking or feeling? Maybe someone asked, “How are you?” And, instinctively, you said, “Not too bad.” Or “Yeah, I’m ok, you?” Or someone asked, “What’s new?” And your instant response was, “Not much.” Or someone asked your opinion, … Continue reading Honesty with Loved Ones
“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” Louise L. Hay I have realised recently during my recent period of weight loss that the real secret to loving your body (and yourself) has nothing to do with diets, cleanses, or detoxes. It has everything to do with the way you and I think. … Continue reading Approving not Judging Yourself