This One Thing Will Transform Your Stress Forever

I didn’t know that stress was a choice.

It wasn’t my fault that I was unhappy. I was at the mercy of the waves of the ocean of life. Tossing my emotions to and fro. Pulling me into the depths of dissatisfaction. Life made me stressed...

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How to Deal with Changed Plans

I had it all planned out. I was out walking. I was going to walk to the next mile before I turned around. My goal was set and I was committed and eager. Then my plans fell through; my dog showed up out of nowhere and he isn’t supposed to...

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How to Transform an Argument

Tempers flare. Tension rises. Argument in full swing. What do you say…or not say?

So many of us just bite our tongue because we believe that that will stop the argument and make things better. And it will stop the argument because it takes...

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How to Deal with Junk in Your Life

There are trails that run along the river through the bush by our house.  The previous owners of the property would use this bush as a dumping site for metal waste, so in a few places, the trails go right past old rusting cans, cogs and...

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How to Resolve Any Argument

“We always argue.” 

I’ve heard this many times. Between husband and wife, boyfriend and girlfriend, co-workers, siblings, even a horse owner and her horse. 

We each want to blame the other guy. “It’s his...

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You're Not a Failure

A baby learning to walk falls many times. He is not a failure when he falls; he is constantly learning what works and doesn’t work as he navigates the ground. He doesn’t think he is a failure and no one else thinks he is either. 

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Everything In Moderation

There is so much advice out there. What to eat and what not to eat. What to think about and what not to think about. What to do and what not to do. It can get so confusing and life becomes hard to navigate. We second guess everything and feel...

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Transform Your Worry

We spend so much time worrying about all of our what if’s. We think about worst case scenario and we have so much fear about the future. What if it goes wrong?

While we don’t know what is going to happen in the future and are...

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When Giving Isn't Good

On Mother’s Day, at our church, the mothers of the congregation receive a rose as a token of appreciation. It is tradition for the children to hand out these roses, not necessarily to their mother. This Mother’s Day, after the Sunday...

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How to Listen to Someone Else's Problems

I had a conversation with my good friend Betty the other day. She was very frustrated with something that was going on in her life. Because we are friends, she was sharing her opinion, feelings, and distress with me concerning this...

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