Feeding Your Inner Soul to Find Your Higher Self

Your appetite to feed your soul is just as important as your appetite to feed your body. Like the physical body, your soul needs constant sustenance to thrive, flourish, and grow. Without the needed nourishment, your soul will wither and you will feel a lacking in your life that will stop you from being theContinue reading “Feeding Your Inner Soul to Find Your Higher Self”

Got Water? It Does the Body Good.

Many health experts will tell you that a healthy eating plan should include drinking an adequate amount of water and for good reason.  Water helps satiate the appetite to curb you from eating too much.  It also helps carry beneficial nutrients from the food you eat to all organs in your body.  Staying hydrated helpsContinue reading “Got Water? It Does the Body Good.”

Stand Up for Your Health

Have you ever flipped through old photos  of people who lived through the agricultural times?  Almost all of them are healthy looking; not too fat and not too thin.  That’s because most of them didn’t stay in one place for very long.  The farmers back then didn’t have television or computers to keep them fromContinue reading “Stand Up for Your Health”

Are You Minding Your Own Business Now?

Oftentimes, we are busily planning the next great thing in our lives before appreciating what we have just done.  Anticipating the future can cause undue anxiety and worry on things that may never happen.  We may also perseverate on the past to the point that it cripples us.  Rewinding past events, especially negative ones, can buildContinue reading “Are You Minding Your Own Business Now?”

Reflections

Today I need to write about the one person that has the greatest impact on your life.  This person is always there helping you to pick up the pieces.  This person can be brave and give you the courage to stand up and face your fears.  This person listens to you, supports you, and comfortsContinue reading “Reflections”

Professor Pausch’s Words of Wisdom

You may have heard of or even read Professor Randy Pausch’s book, The Last Lecture. It is a long standing routine at Carnegie Mellon University that the professors there are asked to give a lecture with a hypothetical stance that this will be your last chance to impart words of wisdom and what would you say.Continue reading “Professor Pausch’s Words of Wisdom”

The Power of Kindness

I stumbled upon this engaging video on YouTube a few years ago and like Lennon, I imagine a world just like the one in this video where kindness matters and becomes a powerful fuel for all of us.   The video is titled, “Boomerang of Kindness” and it showcases a mix of people being kindContinue reading “The Power of Kindness”

Have These Women Found the Fountain of Youth?

The statement, “You are what you eat” rings true for Annette Larkins, Mimi Kirk, and Linda Wood-Hoyte.  The eating habits of these women, who are all in their 70s, consisted of a raw vegan lifestyle with regular juicing, exercise, and adequate alkaline water intake.  If eating fruit and veggies doesn’t appeal to you then youContinue reading “Have These Women Found the Fountain of Youth?”

Sailing a Dream on Determination

When a dream festers inside you to the point that you can’t be stopped until you reach that dream that is determination at its best. Along the journey you may face winds of criticism and roadblocks along the way. But if you are persistent enough you will not be stopped because the dream lives insideContinue reading “Sailing a Dream on Determination”

Revisions

Hello Butterflies! I’ve taken a long hiatus here for I have been busy living life rather than writing about it.  I am now back at the keyboard and have revised this site to better reflect its message.  I hope all the butteflies here are doing well and I hope each of you find something hereContinue reading “Revisions”

It’s Your Choice

The choices we take Create the voices we make The paths we walk Becomes our talk We choose what we want to be In spite of life’s adversity We design our own demise In spite of our hopeless cries We are always given the freedom to choose It’s just like trying on brand new shoesContinue reading “It’s Your Choice”

Have You Grounded Today?

All things are energy and we humans are no exception.  It is well known that the human body is a conduit of energy, which means our body can absorb energy and transfer energy. Think of that time when you rub your feet across a carpeted floor and you touch someone and both of you getContinue reading “Have You Grounded Today?”

Less is More

There seems to be a growing trend in lifestyles for people that live on the mantra that ‘less is more’ or as one might call a minimalist lifestyle.  I’ve been reading up on Tiny Houses and learning how these people got out of living the “Big American Dream” of owning everything and downsizing to justContinue reading “Less is More”

The ABCs of Change

Here are the ABCs of Change to inspire you, move you, and shake you to embrace all the wonderful elements of Change: A is for acceptance as in accept who you really are and accept all change (positive and negative) that comes your way. B stands for bravery, which is that thing you need toContinue reading “The ABCs of Change”

Today

Today is where it all starts, so don’t delay It moves fast, don’t let it slip away Today is like no other, you won’t get it back What you do today yields what you attract Today is worth beyond a measure It is surely something to treasure Today comes and goes no matter what weContinue reading “Today”

Keeping Up With Your Temple

Lately I’ve been doing research on Tiny Houses and Treehouses.  I’ve also been looking into ways to eating healthier while staying in my budget.  All this research on houses and health made me think about that old Yogi saying, “Your body is your temple” and how you treat your temple (body) is how well you willContinue reading “Keeping Up With Your Temple”

Sailing the Sea of Change

The sailboat clips the waters at an even pace in spite of the choppiness of the rocking waves. The sailor adjusts his sails accordingly to give way for the winds that clamor against the boat. The sailor then brims a smile in the salty air knowing that it is the man who adjusts to life’sContinue reading “Sailing the Sea of Change”

Getting Warmed Up

Hello Butterflies! It’s been a long and cold week for most of Northern America.  This past week was frought with squalls of snow drifts, freezing winds, and ice breaking temperatures cold enough to keep you hibernated until the defrost of Spring shows it’s flowery petals.  All this chilly weather makes me want to warm upContinue reading “Getting Warmed Up”