'Inspiration' Is All Very Well, BUT...

Ciao, amici! (Thought I’d give the Spanish intro a break today, opted for the Italian instead.)...more

What Inspires You – Find Your Inspiration

    You can find serenity by discovering what inspires you. Inspiration is often defined as the process of being mentally stimulated to do something or to feel something. Inspiration is often thought of in relation to something creative....more

Teach Me How to Soultiply, Teach Me, Teach Me How to Soultiply...

Do you remember reading the book Frindle in Elementary School? Besides the fact that my 10 year-old-self was proud of reading a chapter book, I fell in love with this story.It was about a boy who came up with a new word for “pen”, and he managed to convince a bunch of people to start using his new word instead. As a young writing nerd, I thought that this idea was just the coolest thing ever.And as I’ve grown older, I’m continually fascinated by words and their meaning....more

#NaBloPoMo 2014: Day 23: Creativity Blocks - part 2

What do you do when you are experiencing Writer's Block or a similar creativity block? Everyone seems to have their own unique approach to getting through a creativity block. Yesterday and today, I have been sharing some of the ways that I have dealt with my own creativity blocks over the years....more

#NaBloPoMo 2014: Day 22: Creativity Blocks - part 1

What do you do when you are experiencing Writer's Block or a similar creativity block? ...more

Taking Time out for Gratitude:Wysjoyful Company

Why am I still looking for ways to calm this feeling of hurt? This was a question posed by someone who had lost a friend many years ago. The incident was all about a work situation and feeling used by a person who  never acknowledged the help given. She said, "I think we sometimes take people for granted when they offer and give help every time they are asked."  So we began a wellness walk and I asked her to say thank you to her self first thing in the morning and then say it to the first seven people that she met that day....more

Read It and Weep: Finding Strength in Books

Reading is by far one of my favourite forms of therapy. There’s nothing quite like the stirring of emotion and relief when I open a book and find out that there is another person out there, somewhere, who knows what it feels like to be me....more

The Definition of Humility

No Worry - I Choose Faith


Inspirational Words for a Heart Attack Survivor

I don't normally buy decor for my home that contains quotes and words of inspiration, but I saw this today and thought it was just too perfect.I love that "heart" and "life" are the core of this quote and seem to carry a whole new meaning for me....more