I Choose Me

By Denise | Together, we cause “someday” to begin taking shape through small actions implemented today. We explore elements affecting our lives that cause happiness, joy, contentment, and motivation. We continue to celebrate and serve others, while still tending to our own needs. We recognize the small steps we take towards defining and refining our magnificent lives.

Holly Napkin Rings - I Choose Me

<i>My Mom Never Slept</i><p>I’m fairly certain my Mother never slept when we were growing up. She was awake to get the five of us pajama-d, brushed, and off to …

Crafting

For the Love of Checklists - I Choose Me

I met you as a youngster,<p>introduced by my mother.<p>Integrated into my life,<p>you organized like no other.<p>You guided me as I packed for camp,<p>supporting me …

Productivity

Change Your Outlook - Random Acts of Kindness - I Choose Me

<i>Change your outlook – Change your productivity</i><p>Post #6 in a Series: Random Acts of Kindness<p>In his TED Talk, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor …

Change Your Outlook - Meditation - I Choose Me

<i>Change your outlook – Change your productivity</i><p>Post #5 in a Series: Meditation<p>In his TED Talk, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor identified five …

Change Your Outlook - Exercise - I Choose Me

<i>Change your outlook – Change your productivity</i><p>Post #4 in a Series: Exercise<p>In his TED Talk, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor identified five …

Change Your Outlook - Journaling - I Choose Me

<i>Change your outlook – Change your productivity</i><p>Post #3 in a Series: Journaling<p>In his TED Talk, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor identified five …

Change Your Outlook - Gratitude - I Choose Me

<i>Change your outlook – Change your productivity</i><p>Post #2 in a Series: Three Gratitudes<p>In his TED Talk, The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor identified …

The Happiness Advantage - Change Your Outlook - I Choose Me

<i>Change your outlook – Change your productivity</i><p>Post #1 in a Series: Introduction<p>Frustrated with the events of a day’s work, I took my disgruntled …

Create a Positive Environment to Inspire a Positive Mind

My Mom regularly reminded us kids, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” Once we expressed our feelings, we were done. We …