Lemonade!

Her facebook page was hacked into from a thief in London. She was locked out of her own face book page. The thieves were able to type in a message on her facebook wall saying, “I NEED HELP FROM A GOOD FRIEND,” and then the thief began Instant Messaging anyone online with a well practiced story. Through Instant Messaging (IMing), the real person’s picture pops up with a typed message.…

For The Love of Humanity, Our Environment and The Love of Animals, “One-Day”

My sister-in-law-to-be, Laurel called me over the weekend and said in an enthusiastic tone, “Laurie, my friend and I are spreading the word about eating vegan style one day a week to help the environment and we are calling it “One-Day”, this is something you may be interested in.” I replied, “Absolutely!” I’ve been a vegetarian for a year and a half, and in that time I have learned a…

30 Reasons Why YOU are Amazing

Special announcement first: To all of my facebook friends, newsletter folks, and clients: A discounted telephone life coaching rate has begun, $75.00 single sessions, $50.00 for three or more sessions. Call me to discuss, 239 – 398 – 5979. I look forward to working with you! Now, for why YOU are amazing: Which one’s are true for you? Please leave me a message in the comment box below and include…

7 Steps Releasing Stressful Worries of Caring What Others Think!

Whether we are at work, or at home with our families, we all can get plagued by personalizing someone else’s behavior, and this invites unnecessary stress into our lives. I know because it happened to me while giving a workshop. I asked the attendees to close their eyes for a relaxing visualization technique. A woman in the workshop didn’t close her eyes and was doodling on a piece of paper.…

A Mind of Expansiveness

Michael Jackson’s sudden death had many people sharing sentiments. A common message I heard from famous performers is how he changed ‘the music industry’ forever and there will be no others like him. Michael was an inspiration to many musicians and performers. It was Michael’s artistic perfectionism, to push his abilities and reach where no performer has ever gone. He sought out information constantly meeting with whom he thought was the…

Only Love In “This” Society –

Can you imagine living in a society in which you felt no negative pressure, only unconditional love and support for who you are on the inside? You are free to be happy with who you are whether you were single, short, old and wrinkled, a woman, divorced, Jewish, Christian, college educated or street smart, a vegan, an organic farmer or a so called “tree hugger”. In this make believe, pretend…

Acts of Kindness

Acts of kindness transform people’s life forever. The act of kindness is the impetus that uplifts spirits, self-esteem and changes one’s path forever. Suffering disappears in an instant through love. Love is the magical healing formula. Have you ever felt that way…where you were touched so much by someone’s kindness it uplifted you – you felt more alive, bigger? In my darkest of days, I’m blessed to of felt first…

Life doesn’t always look so called “perfect” when we are learning to ‘Trust Our Intuition’

During a workshop on Living Life Lighter, an attendee asked a great question. We were on the topic of following your intuition and an attendee shared with us that she decided to move and felt good about the move at the time, but then she said she felt it was not the right thing. I asked her, “how does she know that?” She said her move after that one was…

Looking forward to our future

I was taking a walk a few weeks ago on a Sunday morning around a large beautiful lake, the wind was blowing, the trees where swaying and the sun was a brilliant bright light, but in this entire splendor, I was angry. I asked myself, why am I so angry? My heart was crying tears of sadness. I was sad that I had lived as a child filled with insecurities…

Unconditional Love

I have been studying the concept of unconditional love on different levels for many years. I’m happiest when I remove my expectations from others, on how I would want them to act or “be”. This alleviates a lot of potential disappointments because it’s about embracing “what is”. If I begin expecting something, I use it at an opportunity to ask myself, “What am I looking for, What do I need?” And, then I pull…