You cannot heal anyone of his trouble if .. by Ernest Holmes
Archive for the 'Self-Growth' Category
I have lived on the lip of insanity wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. The door opens. I’ve been knocking from the inside. Rumi Rumi Quotes – Wisdom for today Photo of door courtesy of artur84 and freedigitalphotos.net
When you learn how to listen better in a relationship, it will sometimes feel risky, confusing, or painful, but it will bring a much deeper and more truthful connection. Isolation is replaced with respect, curiosity, new perspectives, and love.
I was impressed with this decluttering video and wanted to share it. Sometimes, maybe even most times, just finding a place to start and beginning to take regular steps is a good way to begin to simplify your life as well as make improvements that will make your life happier and more satisfying.
For now, I’ll share a summary of success strategies from an article at Oprah.com that caught my attention ….did you know that turning the thermostat up should increase your productivity? Oh yeah!
Some time ago, I blogged about picking and working with mulberries – Wild Blackberries, No, They’re Mulberries . One thing that makes mulberries more time-consuming is their little green stems. You can see them in this photo of the mulberries that we had picked. I learned a lesson in simplicity from those mulberries. Funny how […]
Sometimes daily life can seem like drudgery, something to just be tolerated. When I find myself feeling this way, it is almost always because I have been focusing relentlessly on a problem that overshadows me. It might be a looming deadline, a bit of family drama, or something of the sort. It might be nothing definable; I’m just in a rut and forgot to even think about finding joy in life.
Getting back to enjoying life, rather than enduring life, is really quite simple: look for things that bring you joy.
Increasing personal productivity can be more difficult than it would at first seem. After all, isn’t it just a matter of “just doing it?” And if it’s that simple, why aren’t we all just getting things done? In my website and blogging work, I find that I go through cycles. I’m highly productive at times […]
I’m reading – or perhaps I should say working through – the book Find Your Purpose, Change Your Life by Carol Adreinne. (As a side note, I have an extra copy of this book that I plan to give away on this site or on the Simple Life Facebook page so do watch for that […]
The storms nature has brought to my world – my Indiana farmhouse – have thankfully not been as intense or as damaging as they potentially could have been. A couple of years ago, intense winds, possibly a small tornado, passed by the house, wrecking havoc with the barn doors and large tree limbs. I made it through that, too, and felt I learned a valuable lesson from it.