Tuesday, March 15

Not Being Moved When Life Is Threatened ... 3/15/16

   Difficult times are opportunities for us to stretch and grow.

·        We don't need to panic
      o   Instead of catastrophizing, we surf the waves of our present circumstances.
           o   We remind ourselves we can handle what we are facing.
           o   This is emotional resiliency.
·         We comfort the wounded child within.  We do this by:

Sunday, March 13

An Interview With the Innkeeper ..... 3/13/16

     This is a special day today.

     Today is the fifth anniversary of this inn.  Please celebrate this day with me.  I'd love hearing from you. For this anniversary I'll do something never done before: I will interview myself.

What have I liked best about being the innkeeper? 

   1. Seeing the many sources of  joy I have.   Research reveals that those with a cheerful attitude are healthier, live longer are more resilient and relate well with others.
       Looking at life with an attitude of gratitude is a result of practice

Quotes from the Posts

"I'm mindful that our thoughts affect the words we use, our words influence our actions, our actions shape our character and our character determines our destiny."

From "My Character Determines My Destiny." To read it, please click here.

"Progress not perfection, is better than no progress at all, especially when we're trying to rid ourselves from unwelcome dragons that dwell within the closets of our soul."

From, "Still Learning" which, within four days, became the most popular post
written. To read it, please click here.

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its trouble, but it does empty today of its strength"
From the post: "Life Is Not a Correspondence Program." Click here to read it.

"Even though we cannot control our circumstances, we can control how we choose to respond to them."

From, "Handling Stress and Dealing With an Emotional Bully."Click here to read this post.

"Nope, being busy isn't exciting. Boring is good. Because boring is not boring; boring is being healthy, living a balanced life that has serenity"

From: "Do You Know What It Means If You Are Too Busy?" For more, please click here.