A Rose is a Rose

A rose is a rose and will still be a rose even when called another name.   Can we say the same?   Do we know who we are even when others call us by a different name? A rose accepting its own beauty, thorns and all, does not attempt to measure up, compare or want […]

Something to think about….

If we are asked do we want to know the truth, will we respond, “Yes I can or No I can’t handle the truth.” Ancient Egyptians believe we are asked two questions in the afterlife: 1.  did you bring joy 2.  did you find joy If asked the same questions in this life, how would […]

Self-care = Self-love

What is self-care?  Self-care is providing love and care for you by you.  It is treating yourself kindly and being mindful of your physical, emotional and psychological well-being. So is self-care important?  It is if we want: to avoid burn out by running ourselves into the ground with too many obligations to avoid compassion fatigue […]

Philosophy

According to research, one studies  philosophy when they want to understand how and why people do certain things and how to live a good meaningful life. If true, then the original meaning of philosophy coming from the Greek roots philo meaning “love” and sophos meaning ‘wisdom’ should direct us to understand with our hearts, the […]

Say it now…..

It is said,  we cannot do a kindness too soon for we never know how soon it will be too late.    We are given the gift of 1440 minutes each day.   Don’t use up your time wishing you had more of it to spend with the ones you care about, do it now. Today, find […]

What’s love?

Today is a special day to express  love to yourself first, then to others.   It is a day to express ourselves from the inside out. Today is a day to celebrate Agape Love.   A love that’s patient to the intolerable and kind to the undeserving.  Agape Love transcends the physical and comes from the […]

Our natural inclination…..

If you ever felt unappreciated, you will find the following information interesting. By nature our propensity is to be helpful, it’s in our DNA. Dr. Tomasello, a developmental psychologist, concludes that helping is a natural inclination and not something imposed.  To avoid feeling unappreciated, examine the WHY behind helping others.   When we examine our why, […]