Author: Lori Jackson

I’m a wife, mother, educator, and self-help junkie. I have a love for learning, giggling with my grandsons and tandem biking with my husband. I believe wisdom goes beyond being smart or having basic knowledge. Our culmination of experiences helps us in our journey to become. While each of our challenges may be unique, we have the opportunity to choose how we will react, learn and grow. My journey has taught me that I don’t have all the answers, but I do have a voice to share what I’ve learned. Life can either teach us or defeat us – the choice is ours.

Peace and The Power of Stillness

One beloved story from the New Testament profoundly teaches us about Peace and the power of stillness.  After a long day of teaching the people along the Galilee shore, the Savior and his dear disciples set sail to cross the sea. I’m sure He was exhausted when he found a …

How Does God Communicate With You?

Communication is a huge part of the way we operate as humans. In the last decade, we have evolved from face to face conversations to texts, IM’s, and DM’s. Interacting and communicating with others is how we feel connected, and when it is lacking it can lead to loneliness, despair, …

How to Navigate our Feelings and Emotional Balance

Emotions are powerful, and understanding how to navigate our feelings is one of the most useful things we can learn. Their influence over us is impressive, and when we recognize their driving power, we can leverage that knowledge to make the changes we want in ourselves and our lives. Thoughts …

5 Steps to Understand God’s Love and Inspire Change

Love is an intangible object. Just because we can’t feel something doesn’t mean that it’s not there. Sometimes it is a matter of learning how to think in a new way, discovering what adjustments and changes will allow our spirit to recognize Heavenly Father’s love. There are five things I’ve …

9 Books for Your Summer Reading List

A look at some book ideas to transport you to faraway places – without ever leaving your home. I love collecting a stack of books to read every summer. It reminds me of when I was growing up and my parents would challenge my sister and me to see how …

15 Favorites to Keep Busy During Self-Isolation

So many of us are suddenly at home all day, every day. With the threat of COVID-19 and stay at home orders in place, we are all in the same boat working to stay healthy and keep ourselves busy during this self-isolation. I thought it might be fun to share …

Be Fiercely Loyal

Loyalty. A fairly straightforward word, attribute, and characteristic. We expect it from those we are closest to, but how often do we contemplate our loyalty to our beliefs, values, and others.

It’s Your Life; You Are in Control

If you think about all of our modern technology and inventions, there is not one iPhone, tablet, car, or even box of kleenex that just magically appeared.  They all began with a design planned out with every single detail. Everything from the outside packaging to the internal workings was carefully …

3 Ways to Boost your Attitude with Gratitude

Gratitude is not an emotion our brain naturally finds useful. Our brain’s purpose is to seek out comfort and joy and watch for any danger or trouble that might get in the way of those feelings. The ironic part is because it is so focused on looking for what is …