Category: Choices for Change Series

The Wisdom in Choosing Joy

It was quiet.  Too quiet in fact. My daughter tended to silently sneak away and find “things” to create her own artwork.  My search led me to my bathroom where I found she had used her own body as a canvas this time. Covered in mascara I had a choice in what I could focus on. I chose to grab a …

Why Should I Pick Up a New Hobby?

My husband has always been known as the man with many hobbies. Just last year he woke up one morning and mentioned he wanted to learn how to play the ukulele.  By 3 pm he had a used one in hand and was taking his first YouTube lesson. A new skill to learn or adventure to pursue has always been …

Stop Being Offended! 7 Ways of Thinking – Part Two

In part one we discussed some of the triggers for being offended and recognized how negative it can be to our well-being.  As promised, I’m sharing seven ways of thinking to replace your resentment with healthier and happier habits. It does require some work, but over time your burdens will become lighter. 1. Don’t “Take” Offense “Take” is defined as …