As we start out this new year, I want to bring you an important message. It’s easy to see things in our past (especially life-changing things) as something that we didn’t really have control over. After all, when something is out of your control it can’t be your fault. But today I want you to … More You’ve Always Controlled Your Life – Even if You Failed to be Aware of it!
It’s that time of year again, the time of year when you are buying gifts for your loved ones. But then, there’s the wrapping. When I was a child, my mother instilled in me the importance of wrapping presents beautifully. She said that by wrapping something well, you were showing that you cared about the … More How to Perfectly Wrap Presents this Year
Do you find yourself still searching for the perfect holiday gifts? Are you realizing that Christmas is less than a week away and getting worried? Don’t fear, I’ve taken the time to do a little research for you. I found something for everyone on your list. Look through the list below and find your perfect gift! … More The Best Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List
My family has a rather strange Christmas tradition. Honestly, my parents can’t even agree on how it became a tradition in the first place. My mother swears that her aunt gave her the idea for this while my father is adamant that they thought of this tradition on their own to prevent us children from … More The Real 12 Days of Christmas (Plus a Strange Family Tradition)
“The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” – Thich Nhat Hanh In our Back Forty, the second half/best half of life, it’s easy to make statements like “this is just the way I am”, “been there, done that” or “I … More Tripresence