Stormy Weather Ahead

I can hardly believe it. Just when I thought hurricane Florence was gone for good—news reports now say it’s reforming and threatening to bring further misery and devastation to the Carolinas.   And isn’t that how the emotional storms of life can be too? They keep circling around. It’s been said, and I’ve found it to be true, that you’re     read more

What Was I Thinking?

Do you ever find yourself engaged in an inner monologue when performing mindless tasks? I do, especially when I’m folding laundry, watering the garden, or doing the dishes. Unfortunately, the impressions that slide into my awareness are not always especially helpful or nourishing.   That’s the bad news.  The good news is I have the power to control my thoughts—and so do you.    We can choose to stop, ask ourselves, What was I thinking? and reverse the negative bias of our idle thoughts. We can replace stinkin’-thinkin’ with positive, bounce-back thoughts. We can think about something good, something     read more