Ten Ways To Make This Your Best Chapter1. Who you are is life’s gift to you. What you make of yourself is your gift back to life. 2. To be more you, be less you. 3. Your personal record is against yourself and nobody else. 4. Fear is Forgetting Everything’s All Right 5. Put gratitude in your attitude. 6. Live in day-tight compartments. 7. When agitated, pause and breathe deep. 8. Focus on the solution and not the problem. 9. Take care of your mind, heart, body and soul each day. 10. You only get to live once and if you do it right, that’s enough.
THE MOM WHO TOOK OFF ON HER MOTORCYCLE TAKES OFF!Pub Date of The Mom Who Took Off On Her MotorcycleFebruary 19th, 2013Life Lessons On the Road to Alaska.
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I’d like to welcome John Chancellor, Author of Lessons in Life – Stories that Touch the Heart, Teach the Soul who is also one of Amazon’s top 500 book reviewers. I’m eager–as I’m sure you are, too–to hear about him! Diana: … Continue reading
I’m honored that Marylin Warner who writes a moving blog tribute to her mother–including thoughts on literature, philosophy, history and the beauty of snowy winters–has nominated my post, “If You Lose It, You Lose It,” for a Best Moment Award. … Continue reading
My friend Joelle called me to complain about her boyfriend’s sister the other day. Joelle used to complain about Connie to her boyfriend but that only caused arguments between them. Now she’s learned. What do you accomplish when you diss … Continue reading
My friend Lily had a presentation to prepare for at a major business conference. A colleague of hers—we’ll call her Sandra—said, “I hope your presentation isn’t going to be boring and full of details.” Lily said defensively, “It isn’t!” But … Continue reading
I’m happy to welcome Tania Elfersy, author of Purple Leaves, Red Cherries, an award-winning book for Moms. The reflections of the women in the book (interspersed with lovely illustrations) are intimate and emotional and also entertaining. Here’s my interview with … Continue reading
If you lose it, you lose it. Don’t lose control. If you do, then your kids will lose control and a bad situation only gets worse. Happy mother, happy children. Your children are your mirrors. If you’re judgmental, critical, and … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of Danielle LaPorte and I’m happy to announce she’s starting a new magazine full of inspiration and insights. If you are twitching to write, here’s your chance…She’s calling for submissions for the first issue of Danielle, … Continue reading
“Stop whining!” I heard a mother tell her daughter the other day. Well, that’s a start. But a child is trying to say something and doesn’t know how to express herself. Telling her to stop whining might shut her up … Continue reading
“The world is like a book that can be read in either direction,” wrote Rabbi Pinchas of Koritz. “There is the power of creation, making something out of nothing. And then there is the power of destruction, making nothing out … Continue reading
I know, sometimes you feel like you are down on your knees…And not just figuratively. Here are some more tools in honor of Mother’s Day to get your kids under control and get your life back. 1. Don’t make threats … Continue reading