Editor’s Note: Creating Good Habits

“Good habits, once established are just as hard to break as are bad habits” ~Robert Puller It’s hard for us to break our bad habits. We’re under stress at work and at home, which can lead to overeating, having one too many glasses of wine at night, yelling at our kids and not exercising because […]

Choose a Virtue in the New Year

With the New Year here, you may be thinking about how to create positive change by setting some goals. Although goal setting is good, it can start the year with a feeling of heaviness about how you will accomplish these goals. Trying to achieve the same goals year after year with no results can be […]

Sublime Gratitude

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein By Stacey Thompson, Editor Many years ago on a business trip to Atlantic City, New Jersey I had an unforgettable experience. I was there for a tradeshow […]

Words Mean So Much

You must speak straight so that your words may go as sunlight into our hearts. ~Cochise (“like Ironweed”) Chisicahau Chief Did someone ever say something to you that stuck with you years later? Words have the power to raise us up to the highest peak and take us down to the lowest valley. Maybe you’ve […]

Faith, Hope and Love in Times of Tragedy

On Friday, December 14th, unspeakable violence took place at an Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  A 20 year-old gunman killed twenty children and six women.  This horrendous tragedy has left the families and friends of the victims, the community, the state, and the world broken-hearted beyond words.  How can we cope with this magnitude of […]

My Dear Friend and Hope, a Tribute

I write this with great sadness over the unimaginable loss of a close friend to cancer. She was 41. She fought a brave and strong battle for two years but the cancer would not allow her to get better. She took each day in stride, never really complaining, always feeling tired and always hoping that […]