The Grass is Greenest Where Your Water It

rice-field-387715_640“The grass is greenest where you water it. Successful couples have learned to resist the grass is greener myth – i.e. someone else will make me happy. They have learned to put their energy into making themselves and their marriage better.”

-Mitch Temple

Get inspired by the latest AUDIO version of this blog!

Let’s be focused on how green we can make our grass!

Truly wouldn’t that be lovely?  If we all focused on what we have — the wonderful family or our friends who are like family; the job, or the opportunity to explore something new; the husband or the opportunity to date and find the right person – what a joy-filled world we would have!  And a joyful world starts with each one of our own little worlds. Continue reading “The Grass is Greenest Where Your Water It”

To Have a Positive Mindset: Think about Building your Mind as you would your Dream Home

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Get inspired by the new audio version of this blog post!


 

When you build a home, you have to have a vision. A vision of what you would like to create.  If you have a negative vision of your home then it certainly is not going to become a beautiful home!   So we need to maintain that vision, even when the going gets rough. Even if you run out of brick. Even if the paint color didn’t match the way you wanted it to. Even if you have to fumigate!  Hold the vision, and keep striving for it. Continue reading “To Have a Positive Mindset: Think about Building your Mind as you would your Dream Home”

Downsize Your Dreams? Why Your Might be Happier

children-playing-329234_640“Friends” and “Sex and the City” – have been eclipsed by novels about young women abandoning the bright lights and fast track for simpler lives, smaller towns, and more homespun fellas. Even daydreams, this seems to show, can be downsized.”

— John Yemma, Editor of the Christian Science Monitor

Should you downsize your dreams?

I discuss this question in a new AUDIO version of this blog! Get inspired: 


 

At first, this might sound deflating.  A big sigh goes out of you as you think of all the big goals you pursue, perhaps to no avail!

Yet what are our dreams? They are hope for happiness. Continue reading “Downsize Your Dreams? Why Your Might be Happier”

If You Can’t Run, Fly

“If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl. But by all means, keep moving.”  – Martin Luther King, Jr. Be Inspired by an audio version of this blog post: As an entrepreneur, you can’t be held back. You consistently pursue your vision, regardless of what you are thrown.  If anyone tells me it can’t be done, or it will slow things down, I understand that may be the case. Yet at the same time, we must relentlessly, and with positive attitudes, pursue. We push ourselves to think more creatively. We use the resources … Continue reading If You Can’t Run, Fly

Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: A Home Should Be…

                      A home should be inspiring.  All the objects in your home should reinforce your values and character.  Home should be a respite of calm and peace, and a reflection of who you are. A home should demonstrate moderation.  Homes should reflect what is needed.  Meet your needs, and then embrace moderation and simplicity. A home should have balance.  The best homes reflect a sense of balance within the spaces, allowing for different types of activities.  Some may be more energetic, others which are more peaceful. Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: A Home Should Be…

Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Recycling is Outdated

Recycling is outdated: its time has passed.  I’ve been thinking about this for about the past year, that recycling is outdated.  I know that might seem a crazy statement to some.

Yet we really have to encourage ourselves to reuse, and reuse again, and there are so many creative and inspiring ways to do so.

Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Recycling is Outdated”