Reaching out…

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"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." ~ Robin Williams Some time has passed, and we continue to stand in awe as the number of new calls shows us how tragedy and loss can motivate others to find courage to reach out for help.  Our hearts continue to extend to Robin's soul, his family and friends, and to others who experience emotional pain and suffering every single day...there is a light at the end of the tunnel and emotional transformation is possible with support and hard work. Fame, lack of privacy, and other factors we may never understand prevent many … [Read more...]

Happiness Is A Choice

Many go through life blaming others and complaining about circumstances that prevent them from being happy. I hear phrases such as “My boss made me so mad” or “My son makes me so frustrated.” Or “The traffic jam I got stuck in made me so angry.” We cannot control external circumstances or other people, we can only control our reactions to them. In truth, no one has that power to make you feel in a certain way unless you allow feelings to surface. As soon as you feel frustration or irritation bubbling up in a situation, stop and reflect on what you’re feeling. Visualize yourself on the beach at … [Read more...]

Peaceful Mind Quotes

Here are some quotes we found inspirational related to having a peaceful mind. “PEACE. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of all of those things and still be calm in your heart. ” ~ Unknown “Peace begins with a smile...” ~ Mother Teresa “Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson “I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” ~ George … [Read more...]

Andrea’s Blog 4

Wow! Is it seriously already March?? What are we doing here so soon?! I've been in constant communication with Andrea – thanks to the ease of texting – but, her fantourage is being denied all of the daily updates…and let’s just say folks…since recovering from the January “crud”…she’s not tripping the light fantastic, she’s raising the roof!!!! As of TODAY, while we don’t have 45 days worth of “before” and “now” measurements – I just had her give me them in early Feb. after she got over her “bug” – Andrea is just shy of a 20 pound weight loss---and EXCITED about competing in a pageant, in … [Read more...]