Count Your Blessings

Day 147 “Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.” – Maltbie D. Babcock I’m a bit behind with my posts again, but this time it’s because of a message from the Universe that was so conspicuous that it had to take center stage. I’ll share the detailsContinue reading “Count Your Blessings”

Lemon Drop Martini

Day 146 “I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade…And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” – Ron White I came across this somewhat kitschy story, but I thought the point was still a good one – to make the best of allContinue reading “Lemon Drop Martini”

Nostalgia, Laughter & Guilty Pleasures

Day 142 “Guilt is a destructive and ultimately pointless emotion.” – Lynn Crilly My post is supposed to inspire the song that becomes the blog beats, but today’s post is inspired by the song. A few days ago, I thought of Andy Gibb out of left field – ok, I admit that he was one ofContinue reading “Nostalgia, Laughter & Guilty Pleasures”

Magnetic Force

Day 137 “Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard I know that having a positive outlook will change your life for the better – that’s the premise of my positivity 365 project, but I didn’t fully realize what an impact my daily writing about positivity has had on my outlook. I’m a little surprised atContinue reading “Magnetic Force”

Changing Of The Guard

Day 136 “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fallContinue reading “Changing Of The Guard”

Divine Poetry

Day 135 “The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” – Michelangelo I came across this poem by Charlie Chaplin earlier in the week, and I knew that it was the articulation of all the thoughts and feelings that I was in the process of awakening in myself. I thought itContinue reading “Divine Poetry”

Bedazzle

Day 127 RULE #26 NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF GLITTER “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do. And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Dr. Seuss Have you ever seen the look in a child’sContinue reading “Bedazzle”

Soothe Your Soul

Day 122 “Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.” – Herbie Hancock I’ve been listening to a lot of my old school music lately, and that’s brought one of my goals to the fore. As a matter of fact, I’ve had the topic of this post written in my head since the firstContinue reading “Soothe Your Soul”

Boomerang

Day 120 “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I wrote about starting a tornado-of-kindness a few days ago, and since then I keep attracting stories that not only show how a small act of kindness can transform a situation, but I’veContinue reading “Boomerang”

Punch a Higher Floor

Day 112 “Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.” – Prince I’m not going to talk about his accomplishments or his life story – there are enough people talking about Prince’s life if you’re interested in the details behind the greatness of this 5’2″Continue reading “Punch a Higher Floor”