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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly… Right?

Angie Holidays, Keep Calm, Kindness, Love, Patience, Peace, Positive 2 Comments

“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens, and response is something we can choose.” ~Maureen Killoran Dear Universe, The holidays can be a warm, happy, joyous time. They can also be a trying time: bringing out the stress, anxiety and impatience in all of us. I thought of this a couple of weeks ago …

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Adults Behaving Badly: Protect Your Energy

Angie Forgiveness, Healing, Insight, Intuition, Keep Calm, Kindness, Mantras, Mindfulness, Notice, Peace, Positive, Relationships, Soul, Try, Vibes, Washington DC, Words 0 Comments

“It’s an unfortunate truth, but a lesson to learn.  While your intentions may be pure and true, not everyone has the same heart as you.” Dear Universe, When we were little kids, it was pretty easy to spot a bully. Usually, it was the kid in class whose daily mission was a relentless pursuit in the misery of others.  On …

Taking on Traditions

Angie Balance, Blessings, Celebration, Christmas, Family, Friends, Giving, Gratitude, Happiness, Holidays, Peace, Positive, Time, Traditions 0 Comments

“…There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do.  Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.” ~Elaine St. James Dear Universe, The holiday season is a time filled with traditions we love. It’s also a time to reflect on …

Follow Your Bliss

Angie Believe, Blessings, Bliss, Destiny, Faith, Fate, Happiness, Insight, Inspiration, Instincts, Intuition, Life, Passion, Peace, Positive, Soul, Spirit, Wishing, Worries 0 Comments

“Success is realizing the true joy and wonder of life can only be yours if you follow your own intuition, aiming to achieve your bliss.” ~Steven Redhead Dear Universe, Lately I’ve been thinking about what it means to be blissful. To me, bliss is more than happiness, more than joy.  Yes, it’s being happy and joyful, but it’s also being …

Dublin and Moher

Angie Adventure, Appreciation, Blessed, Escape, Gratitude, Ireland, Journey, Luck, Memories, Moments, Open Mind, Opportunity, Peace, Road Trip, Spontaneity, Travel, Vacation, Wishing 0 Comments

“Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind.” ~Marty Rubin Dear Universe, I have long dreamed of traveling to Ireland.  And when the plan was made, everyone told me the same thing. I would love Ireland.  The Irish people would greet us with open arms.  Ireland is beautiful. And from the moment we arrived at the airport, I …

Find Your Tribe

Angie Acceptance, Blessings, Changes, Choices, Destiny, Energy, Family, Feelings, Friends, Intentions, Journey, Judgment Free, Kindness, Lessons, Letting Go, Life, Love, Mindfulness, Peace, Positive, Soul, Thankful, Timing, Trust, Vibes 0 Comments

Cheers!  Sending you a cup filled with good vibes! “You must surround yourself with the right people for where you are in life.  In order to do that, start by being your most authentic self.” Dear Universe, Over the past few years something has become apparent to me. Not everyone around you wants to be walking the same path as …

Energy Awareness

Angie Choices, Coffee, Energy, Giving, Happiness, Intentions, Kindness, Light, Martha's Vineyard, Mindfulness, Namaste, Peace, Positive, Soul, Spirit, Vibes 2 Comments

“Energy is contagious, positive and negative alike.  I will forever be mindful of what and who I am allowing into my life.” Dear Universe, As you know, in the last few years I have become more and more aware of how important the energy we give to others is.  And while I am far from being a saint, I do …

Patience, Presence and Peace

Angie Acceptance, Balance, Changes, Future, Journey, Mindfulness, Patience, Peace, Present, Soul, Timing, Universe, Waiting, Wishing, Worries 4 Comments

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the now the primary focus of your life.” ~Echart Tolle Dear Universe, It’s starting to warm-up and feel like summer.  I couldn’t be more excited. Seemingly overnight, the trees have bloomed, the flowers have blossomed and summer is in the air. Finally. You see, I was beginning to think …