Snowy Colorado Morning

February 29, 2012
Snowy Colorado Morning

Tweet   One February morning, Douglas County schools were closed due to hazardous weather conditions.  At six in the morning, I stood at the top of my driveway staring at more than a foot of snow, listening for any sounds that might be cloaked by the howling winds. Early next morning, yet another foot of [...]

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What is Chi Energy?

February 19, 2012
Tai Chi Energy

Tweet   So what is chi energy? Chi or Qi is that universal energy that permeates us and everything around us. It’s that invisible force that most people don’t recognize and especially in the human body. Chi is not just energy is the power behind energy and life itself. Everything we do, think and how [...]

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Selflessness

February 19, 2012
Sun Giving Light

Tweet What is Selflessness? Being selfless means to put the needs of others before your own – a form of self sacrifice. Let’s see how the dictionary defines it: Selflessness – the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others; acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity. [...]

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Pictures of Colorado Snow-Capped Mountains

February 18, 2012
Clouds over mountain

Tweet Here are some pictures of snow-capped mountains. I took these pictures on a camping trip we took in 2010 – this is the main reason I love living in Colorado! Sometimes when we go camping it’s very cold at night! We just have to make sure to bring  plenty of firewood (and an ax [...]

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Dr. Wayne Dyer, Excuses Begone 18 Affirmations List

February 2, 2012
Wayne Dyer Positive Affirmations

Tweet Affirmations serve two different purposes in your life: 1. They retrain your way of thinking 2. You are putting your positive energy into the universe Of course, you can make your own positive affirmations that are specific to your life goals. But there are a lot of affirmations already created by inspirational people, so [...]

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My New Tradition for the New Year

December 28, 2011
Candles for the New Year

Tweet Throughout the ages, people have embraced a myriad of traditions to celebrate special occasions. We still have traditions here in America, but it seems like a lot has been lost over the ages. Usually, for the new year in America, we do things like cook special meals, watch fireworks, or make a New Year’s [...]

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The Sound of Rain

November 8, 2011
Soothing Rain

TweetSo, it’s a Monday night and I find myself listening to the sound of rain. But it’s not raining here in Colorado – it’s actually going to snow tonight. I grew up in Georgia, and I got used to hearing the sound of rain quite often. My mother used to say that she wanted a [...]

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Mountain Views – Video images of majestic mountains

September 24, 2011
mountainvideo

TweetHere’s a video I put together of beautiful, majestic mountains. I also added some inspirational music to the video. This really puts me in a peaceful mood.

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Have the courage to be yourself

September 24, 2011
Courage to be yourself

TweetAfter downloading several affirmations off of Wayne Dyer’s website, one of them really caught my attention. Basically, one “excuse” that may stop you from doing something is, “There will be family drama.” The affirmation that combats this excuse is, “I would rather be loathed for who I am than to be loved for who I [...]

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Hiking Trip Summer 2011

September 15, 2011
Mountain View

TweetThis past weekend we went on a little trip to the mountains – we didn’t have too far to go since we live in Colorado! It was a chance to leave the city behind and focus on just “being” without so many of the normal obligations of every-day life. It was the last weekend before [...]

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