20/20/20 Change Your Luck!

Happy November 20, 2020. Change your luck! Change your life! Use the contemplative essays from “The Life and Times of Indigo Stone:  50 Life Lessons” to guide you.  Whether your goal is to be a happier you, Rockstar employee, or more organized parent – take it day by day. “The Life and Times of Indigo […]

Redemption

“I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that’s the basis of Greek mythology.”  –Brendan Fraser A sliver of light can break the darkness. In dark times, we learn lifelong lessons. Unfortunately, most people like to stand in the sunshine and be […]

Making Comebacks in Life

Sometimes life smacks you in the face. You did not even see it coming. Maybe you are blindsided by a job loss. Maybe you are surprised by the passing of a loved one. Maybe you are used to a certain way of doing things, then the rules change. The world can be unpredictable. After you […]

Time Change, Attitude Change: Gratitude

The dictionary definition of gratitude states: “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Simply put, whether you are having a good day or bad day, you find a few things to appreciate in your life. You can be thankful that you woke up in good health when others […]

FLASHBACK: Embracing the Other

His skin color is different than mine. Her eyes are different. Look at that hair, those clothes, the walk. They are all from over there! Too many of us see healthy differences and judge them as inferior or something to be afraid of.  Movies, books, and other entertainment remake the “Other” and turn it into […]

Halloween, All Soul’s Day, and Release!

In the United States, October 31 is Halloween. In other parts of the world, November 2 is All Soul’s Day. We recognize the cycle of birth and death. We say good-bye to the departed. We release. Through writing, you can say good-bye and release that which no longer serves you. Recognize the need to let […]

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Words

“Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?” ― Rumi You are who you say you are. If you tell yourself you are magnificent, you are magnificent. If you tell yourself you are a failure, you are a failure. In this world, we take […]

Learn to Accept Peace

There may be uncertainty in our communities, the nation, and the world. But there are still opportunities to have peace.  Fall has arrived giving us crisp mornings for walking a dog.  Retailers are gearing up for the holidays cutting fabulous deals. Pumpkins and pumpkin spice lattes are back on the menu. Write! Take the time […]

FLASHBACK: Write to Beat COVID-19

#StayTheFHome #QuarantineLife #SocialDistancing has many of us stressed out to the max! Journaling is a great tool to manage stress. Managing stress keeps difficult emotions from escalating into anxiety or depression.  Use a journal to analyze emotions with the intent to cope with difficulties and challenges. Writing helps release tension. Writing helps understand the uncomfortable […]

Seeing the Humor in Life

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Tank you. Tank who? You’re welcome! -Author Unknown Sometimes, things happen and there are simply no words. You cry. You get mad. You scream. And there is no guarantee it will not happen again. Laugh it off. There are endless “Knock, Knock” jokes for when all else fails. NEXT STEPS:  Like, […]

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