Living in the Present

"If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present." - Lao Tzu; ancient Chinese philosopher, founder of Taoism Wake up call! Yesterday, as I was leaving my hometown of Chicago, a huge feeling … Continue reading Living in the Present

It’s November: The month of Thanksgiving

In an attempt to find joy and peace no matter what the situation (Phillipians 4:12), this month I will focus on gratitude. I did this two years ago when I was feeling really depressed and it really lifted my spirit. I do have a gratitude journal that I write in at least 3 times a … Continue reading It’s November: The month of Thanksgiving

Happy May!

Sorry, I've been M.I.A.  I finished my happiness challenge for the month of April. I apologize for not giving you more timely updates. But overall, I think my happiness challenge worked! I did everything I mentioned on the list that improves happiness level. - I exercised at least seven minutes a day and as of … Continue reading Happy May!

Happy Sabbath!

In Seventh Day Adventist Christian circles, this saying signifies the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as a holy day of rest, worship and fellowship. It is the English translation for the Hebrew word, Shabbat. Shabbat literally means rest or cessation on which religious Jews remember the Biblical creation of the heavens and the earth in six … Continue reading Happy Sabbath!