Day 646, A Template for Our Success

Photo by Peyton on Unsplash   “Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement.  One fails forward toward success.”  — C.S. Lewis   If there was one template for success, we would all use it.  However, I believe we must keep discovering our patterns through repeated failures.  Here are some ideas of Read More …

Day 566, The Beauty of Water

  Monday Morning   The featured image above speaks to me about the importance of water.  However, the subject is not using soap.  Be sure to use ample soap when washing your hands as it can kill the COVID-19 virus and keep you safe.   Snow is on the ground and has been for several Read More …

Day 547, Forgiveness, Love, Gratitude, and Joy

  Monday Morning   Cognitive Distortions   This morning, I am clearing my head of weekend troubles and clearing the path into the future.  Again, I am thinking of the cognitive distortions that lead to depressed thinking.  However, I am answering back when a distorted thought takes over my mind.  I am squashing false limiting Read More …

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 …