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Life is a Choice

Angie Choices, Hope, Inspiration, Lessons, Life, Open Mind, Opportunity, Try 2 Comments

“Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.” ~Roy T. Bennett Dear Universe, The other day I had a dentist appointment. I know most people dread the dentist, and I admit it’s not my favorite place in the world to be, but I have such a lovely dental hygienist that it makes the visits …

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Happy, Positive People

Angie Choices, Choose Love, Energy, Happiness, Healing, Positive, Try, Uplift 0 Comments

“You can be happy every day.  There is no secret formula.  You simple have to do this one very simple and very difficult thing: choose.” Dear Universe, I love being around happy, positive people.  I think most of us do. Happy people have an aura about them that radiates even from a distance.  You see it in their smiles or …

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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 …

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The Power of Powerball: Why Dreaming is Priceless

Angie Believe, Dreams, Hope, Inspiration, Lessons, Mindful, Positive, Try, Wonder 0 Comments

“I dream.  Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.” ~Haruki Murakami Dear Universe, This past week the Powerball lottery reached an all-time high: $1.5 billion. And all around me, people were in a ticket-buying frenzy.  (Full disclosure: I was one of those people.) Some stood in line for hours while others superstitiously hopped from location to location …

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Realistic Resolutions: Pleasure, Not Pressure

Angie Beginnings, Changes, Expectations, Hope, Insight, Inspiration, Intentions, Journey, Joy, Learning, Life, Light, New Year, Positive, Resolutions, Rituals, Try, Vision Board, Wishing 0 Comments

“A New Year can be a time for a fresh start, but do it in a state of pleasure, not pressure.” Dear Universe, We all know that a New Year is an ideal time to start fresh, set different intentions and create better, happier, healthier habits. And we know that just as easily as they start, our old habits can …

Say Yes to What’s Next

Angie Adventure, Advice, Answers, Gratitude, Insight, Inspiration, Intuition, Kindness, Lessons, Letting Go, Life, Listen, Open Mind, Opportunity, Positive, Present, Roll With It, Thankful, Trust, Try, Yes 0 Comments

“love is a place & through this place of love move (with brightness of peace) all places yes is a world & in this world of yes live (skillfully curled) all worlds” ~E.E Cummings Dear Universe, There are times in our lives when we let our fears get the best of us, despite how brave we can be.  We imagine …

Allow Yourself to Grow

Angie Believe, Blessings, Changes, Choices, Growing, Insight, Inspiration, Intuition, Life, Messages, Trust, Try, Wisdom 2 Comments

“Let go of certainty.  The opposite isn’t uncertainty.  It’s openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides.  The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow.” ~ Tony Schwartz Dear Universe, The other day I saw this quote: “You have to allow yourself to grow.” …

Sand and Sandcastles: The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Angie Beach, Beginnings, Believe, Dreams, Faith, Insight, Inspiration, Lessons, Manifesting, Mindful, Patience, Trust, Try 0 Comments

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” ~Vincent van Gogh Dear Universe, Yesterday I arrived at the beach nice and early, which is one of my favorite things to do. It turned out I wasn’t the only one who likes to beat the crowds. There on the beach was an older gentleman putting the final touches on a …