Day 489, Ten Activities to Spice Your Morning Ritual

“Where is the energized, heightened, exhilarated pulse one would expect from such a chosen and capable people?  Why do we not hear more laughter and life?  Where is the vibrant, mad fury and passion of the fully engaged human?  Where are the people burning with charisma and joy and magnetism?  Where is the appreciation for Read More …

Day 487, Embracing A New Year

  “There is always a way!” -KaeLyn Morrill   As the new year gets underway, I chose two New Year’s resolutions.  For Christmas, I got some software with which I want to illustrate my blog entries.  Though lately, I have experienced some depression and pain, I look forward eagerly to the year ahead.  Please join Read More …

Day 468, Mindful Placement Position

This past week I struggled with depression.  However, I identified the belief I was feeding it and stopped it within a few days.  Typically, depression like that can run me down for months.  To celebrate feeling better, I invented a new project or game I call MPP or Mindful Placement Position.  More about that in Read More …

Day 460, I Can!

  “I believe I can do anything.”   The little engine affirmed, “I think I can! I think I can!”  We are empowered when we believe we can.  A recent breakthrough in my weight loss program leads me to have faith that I can, after all, lose the fifteen pounds I set out to remove Read More …

Day 443, Maps for a Fulfilled Life

  Creating mind maps has reshaped my thinking, mapped the way through possibilities, and led me to a fulfilled life.  Join the journey to lose 15 pounds without sacrificing mood and energy.  Good things are happening!   “Living in new shapes reshapes our thinking.”   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things I am grateful Read More …

Day 427, How Do You Obtain Twenty Exemplary Keys for Your Core Code?

  Preparing For My Day   5-10 things I am grateful for: my Core Code for Living, which I also entered as 20 items in JV Life Tracker (20 out of 20 for yesterday). my Cronometer Progress – every day since September 22, 2019. losing some of the weight I regained recently back to 53.15 Read More …

Day 419, 20 Keys to Live By: How Do You Write the Code?

  “Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.  If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”   Albert Schweitzer   Sunday Morning   In this blog entry, I learned how to create a 20-key Code for living, incorporating my top values.  I formulated a Code, which Read More …

Day 411, 10 Ways to Make Your Birthday a New Year’s Day

  “Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” BrainyQuote   “Every birthday is a gift.  Every day is a gift.” Aretha Franklin   Overview I. Starting Your Birthday with a Gratitude Practice II. Recognizing the Miracles of God III. Grappling with Anxiety IV. Celebrating Healing V. Continuing Weight-Loss Goals VI. Read More …

Day 392, Implementing Plans

Day 392, Implementing Plans   “Plans are worthless.  Planning is essential.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower   Sunday Morning   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things I am grateful for: computers gratitude itself the love in my family my youngest brother, the biggest supporter of my blog the earth delicious food   comments, feelings, ideas, Read More …

Day 382, Keep on with the Journey

Day 382, Keep on with the Journey   In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. (Psalm 5:3 NIV).   Thursday Morning   My weight swept up again this morning.  That could be simply an elimination problem, which will work itself out soon. Read More …