Besides sharing time with family and friends over food, the primary ingredient of the American Thanksgiving holiday is gratitude. While it’s certainly good to have an annual holiday to remind us to express gratitude, there’s much to be said for the benefits of cultivating the spirit of thankfulness year-round.
The wonderful days of autumn are upon us. Leaves changing, hot apple cider…and Halloween. And while this season of goodies and goblins is sure to include a pumpkin or jack-o-lantern or two, before you trash that carved pumpkin on your porch, think again.
Yvoire, France! Where do I begin?… This romantic, medieval village on the French shore of Lake Geneva (a.k.a. Lake Leman) will fill your heart with calm and tranquility.
So you’ve seen all the late night infomercials and listened to your friends as they bragged about how GREAT THEY FEEL and how much WEIGHT THEY’VE LOST and HOW THEY ARE LOOKING YOUNGER…
Mothers are so very special! I wish I had my mother to spend the day with just one more time. It would be so special. This is the woman who taught us that patience pays off and that gratitude is always appreciated.
Ahh spring… The time of year when many children anxiously await for a cotton-tailed friend to deliver treasures of small toys, eggs and candy. Easter generally falls at the peak of spring when life is renewed from winter’s cold shadow, and nature has begun to reinvigorate our world with her beauty.
Gently nestled just a few miles inland from Southern California’s Gold Coast lays the tranquil community of San Juan Capistrano. Made famous by Leon Rene’s 1939 hit, “When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano,” this exquisite, pedestrian-friendly town offers a unique glimpse into California’s colorful and distant past.
Wow can you believe it is 2017! This is a great time for a new beginning. How many of us are saying, “I’ll start exercising more…” or “I’ll improve my diet”? Then there’s the ritual of cleaning our homes, office…
There’s a lot of shortcuts you can take in life and love just might be one of them. Psychologist Dr. Arthur Arons may have just discovered a quick and fool proof way of falling in love. His experiment demonstrates it is possible to fall in love with just 36 questions.
The universe runs based on laws. It is through the awareness of these laws governing our universe that living becomes more joyous and easier to manage. When you resist the laws of the universe, it doesn’t negate the existence of the laws; it simply makes it far more challenging to achieve what you most want to achieve because you are working against the universal current instead of with it.