June 30, 2015 theadventuresofdd

5 Lessons in Trusting the Universe Link to Elephant Journal Lesson #1: Have a basic plan. Lesson #2: Go with the flow. Lesson #3: Know when to admit defeat (and when to recognize that you are being tested or challenged by the Universe). Lesson #4: Never say never! Lesson #5:  Be in tune. That Divine feeling in your soul that whispers, “You know the way”, that feeling of love and certainty, well, that’s the Universe making itself present to you and reassuring you that it’s all going to be just fine.

June 29, 2015 theadventuresofdd

The Crucial Question You Must Ask Yourself Regularly Link to Entrepreneur So, from time to time — maybe, say, once a month — ask yourself the following question: Are you happy with your life and your job, or do you want more? When you wake up in the morning, are you filled with joy or with dread? Do you get out of bed excited about everything you have planned for the day, or do you get a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you look at everything on your calendar? Step 1: Brainstorm your ideal life. Step 2: Define…

June 28, 2015 theadventuresofdd

10 Things you need to stop doing today to be happier Link to Elephant Journal 1. Stop complaining. Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain. ~ Henry Ford 2. Stop Judging. We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. ~ Paulo Coelho  3. Stop avoiding your fear. Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. ~…

June 19, 2015 theadventuresofdd

The 36 questions that offer a path into Love. Elephant Journal Link here Set I 1. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest? 2. Would you like to be famous? In what way? 3. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why? 4. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you? 5. When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else? 6. If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a…

June 15, 2015 theadventuresofdd

10 Choices That Will Guide You To A Regret-Free Life Link to MindBodyGreen 1. Own your weirdness. 2. Relinquish self-consciousness. 3. Follow the three-second rule. 4. Don’t spend time with people you don’t like. 5. Love your work. 6. Honor your mistakes. 7. Stop seeking praise. 8. Follow through. 9. Treat your body well. It’s the only one you get. 10. Practice gratitude. YES.

June 11, 2015 theadventuresofdd

I am SO FASCINATED with personalities and personality types. One of my faults is that it’s hard for me to sometimes understand where people are coming from (Oh! I think I am still missing this from one of my past posts, where I couldn’t think of a good flaw) not in am empathetic manner, but more of “Why doesn’t this make sense to you” manner. I recently realized I had no idea what my Mom, Sister and Dad were on the Myers-Briggs scale, so I sent them this test, so I could better understand myself, and others. I posted it…

June 9, 2015 theadventuresofdd

This might be my most favorite post, ever. 47 Things I’ve Learned In My 40s And yes, I know I’m not 40 – yet. (I’m 32, soon to be 33) but these ring oh-so true! Link to Huffington Post 1. It’s OK to say no as long as you learn the art of doing so graciously. 2. Don’t waste time worrying and moaning about stuff you have no control over. Let it go. 3. Everything you see depends on how you look at it. 4. Stop comparing your insides to everyone else’s outsides. 5. Listening to someone — really listening…

June 8, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Link to Elephant Journal I identify with *MOST* of this…. “This is for the gentle goddesses with watery, empathic hearts, who ooze with oodles of compassion, eager to soothe another’s suffering. This is for the luscious ladies with restless spirits who can’t stay in one place for long, because our souls are winged, always longing for adventure. (YES) Yes, this is just for us: The free-spirited females with fiercely sensitive hearts. We are a balmy breeze, casually caressing arms lovingly, suddenly here, suddenly there, then suddenly gone. We are a thousand grains of precious pink sand, slowly slipping through soft fingertips, one by…