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So far Lois has created 34 blog entries.

Why Do We Need Disasters In Our Life?

By |February 9th, 2016|Disaster|

When everything in life is good we let our guard down and go into cruise mode. For most people, the only time they ever learn anything in life is when they are forced to sit up and take notice. And the way Life makes them listen is to send a monumental disaster. There is no [...]

Food That Will Save Your Life

By |February 1st, 2016|Super Foods, Whole LIfe|

Most of us know that we need to make healthy food choices and that it is important for our good health; however, not many people know that some foods can actually promote health and that they are common, everyday foods that are readily available and yummy to eat! Some foods are so packed with goodness [...]

6 Tips To Get More Work-Life Balance

By |November 13th, 2015|Coping skills, For Parents, Happiness, Success, Whole LIfe|

If you’re always busy but feel like you aren’t performing at the optimal level in some areas of your life, then perhaps you need to check your work/life balance.  It’s a very common problem and the work/home balance is probably the most challenging of all.  It seems that you are needed everywhere and if you are a [...]

Why It’s Scary When You Have No Control

By |October 17th, 2015|As I see it, Coping skills, For Parents, Whole LIfe|

One of the scariest things in life is when you have no control and need to trust someone else, because there are times that you need to do that.  You can’t always be the one who makes all the decisions and leads the way, and how you do things is certainly not the only way [...]

9 Steps To Successfully Get Unstuck And Move Forward

By |September 29th, 2015|Coping skills, Happiness, Success|

Have you ever thought, “I wish I could just let go and move on”?  Sometimes it feels like our whole life is on hold and we’re waiting for something to happen; something good or something bad…we’re not sure what but we’re waiting all the same. But how long do you wait?  And is waiting doing [...]

How Do You Want YOUR Story To Go?

By |September 17th, 2015|Coping skills, Inspiring, Motivation, Success, Videos|

If your life were a book and you were the author, how would you like the story to go? Sometimes life doesn't work out quite how we'd planned.  But is that any reason to give up or to accept any less than an amazing life?  Of course not. Amy Purdy found that out the hard [...]

Sometimes You Just Have To Trust

By |August 28th, 2015|As I see it, Coping skills, Emotions, Happiness, Success|

Sometimes you just have to trust — trust yourself, trust others and trust life. The dictionary definition of trust is: Firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.    That doesn't sound too hard does it?  In other words, Reliable...Honest...Capable. So why do we have so much trouble with this?  We doubt ourselves, [...]

Handling other people and their attitudes

By |August 14th, 2015|Coping skills, Feeling Down, Grief, Happiness|

Do you feel like no-one really understands where you are at?  Are the people around you stuck in their own spiral of negative emotions and behavior and you’re trying to bust out of that?  It’s important to understand that we are all individuals — you are not them and they are not you.  You have [...]

How To Get Rid Of Negative Self-talk And Worry

By |August 6th, 2015|Emotions, Feeling Down, Happiness, Motivation, Success|

I was on a call this morning and something really got to me.  I think it’s so sad a lot of people don’t believe in themselves and accept less in their lives than they deserve. It seems that human nature has hard-wired us to stall and second-guess everything.  We pull back just when we should [...]

How to feel relaxed and content, even though there’s still lots to do

By |July 27th, 2015|Goal setting, Happiness, Success, Whole LIfe|

You know the feeling...a million things going around in your mind and a to-do list as long as your arm.  It seems that there's a never ending list because no sooner do you cross one thing off, then another task gets tacked onto the end.  And don't forget the usual running around and routines that must be [...]