Hi there, Some of you may have noticed that I have been a little AWOL over the last few days. We have been moving our large family and our business over the weekend, which is always quite an adventure. Yet, mindfulness does not have to be a practice that is only taken seriously when it …Continue reading "Mindful Moving – The Art Of Living Positively"
Happiness can not exist in the absence of gratitude. If you are looking for happiness, you will not find it in the search for new experiences, nor in the absence of desire. Happiness is found within the moments of appreciation, the time when we stop and express with every aspect of our being, a …Continue reading "Finding Happiness In Gratitude"
Hi, everyone! I hope you had a wonderful week. I am happy to say that I had a relatively stress-free one, which is always good. I am grateful that I was able to attend some online classes, I absolutely enjoyed, and learned a lot from. My favorite one was hosted by Tim Ferriss, the Author …Continue reading "Friday Favorites, Gratitude And Fill-Ins Week # 4"
Positive habits, like writing in our journal are a powerful way to increase happiness, reduce anxiety and to create focus. But what to write on a daily basis? While I suggest to always make a gratitude list a part of your daily journal routine, it does not have to, and should not be limited to …Continue reading "10 Journal Prompts To Start Your Year Off Right"
———- This post may contain affiliate links ————— Today, I want to share 10 quick facts about Oolong Tea that you might not have known. Oolong Teas contain more Caffeine than green tea, but less caffeine than other black teas. It is a very smooth, relaxing cup of tea. To brew this tea, steep it for 1 …Continue reading "10 Quick Facts About Oolong Tea"
Welcome back to the weekly Attitude of Gratitude post! I hope you had a week full of moments you were grateful for. I know I have, and some of these I will share with you right now. I am grateful for my dogs. Recently I looked through my older photos from Florida, and I found …Continue reading "Friday Attitude of Gratitude – Week # 3"
There are times in our lives when trying to remember those little things we usually enjoy, becomes a difficult feat. May it be, because we experienced loss, are suffering from depression, going through marital problems or have financial trouble, a list of things that make us happy, can remind us of what we have, and help …Continue reading "40 Things That Make Me Happy – And Why You Should Make a Happiness List, Too"
Despite numerous diversions, I had followed through on my plans to make the trip to Santa Fe. No matter what the Universe threw at me, I was determined to follow through, after all, I had made the promise to stand by my sisters side on her special day, even though I loathed weddings and knew …Continue reading ""The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction"
It has been way too long since I have participated in the “Celebrate The Small Things” blog hop, even though I think it is one of the most positive link ups around. So without further ado, this shall be remedied today. There is so much to be grateful for anyway. We are finally getting over …Continue reading "Gratitude – A Celebrate The Small Things Blog Post"
sometimes I pretend dare to see happiness where only pain prevails Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 The above image “Stars Can’t Shine Without Darkness” is by a talented artist named “SoaringAnchor” and is available on RedBubble.Continue reading "Darkness – A Haiku"