Monthly Archives: May 2015

It’s Okay to Get Angry?

Have you ever known someone who gets angry over the slightest trifle? Everything makes them blow their cork, and they chalk this off as part of their personality. I’m Irish, and I think anger is considered a family trait among … Continue reading

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Remove the Roadblocks to Forgiveness

My View of Forgiveness I like to think of forgiveness as a winding road over rough terrain. Along the way, we encounter obstacles that may deter us, force us to turn back, or make us more determined than ever to … Continue reading

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Why Is It So Hard to Forgive?

Today, we begin our series on forgiveness with more questions than answers. For the next 40 days, I will be posting on this topic Monday through Friday, with time off over the weekends to recharge my batteries. So, let’s get … Continue reading

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Empower Yourself by Empowering Others

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #64 Today is my final blog in this series based on Jack Canfield’s Success Principles.  I will begin a new series tomorrow. I hope that you have found Jack’s thoughts helpful, and I hope that you … Continue reading

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Start Now and Just Do It!

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #63 Don’t let your fears hold you back. So many survivors of abuse and trauma let their fears hold them back, and they never even try to achieve their dreams. Oliver Wendell Holmes, former U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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Find a Way to Serve

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #62 When we volunteer, we receive far more than we give. We find inner joy by serving others, as well as some other benefits that Jack identifies. Volunteerism pays off. Research on volunteerism shows that people … Continue reading

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Give More to Get More

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #61 Jack writes some things in today’s lesson that really bother me. In the first paragraph, he says, “By tithing regularly, you, too, can put into motion God’s universal force, bringing you continual abundance.” My concern … Continue reading

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To Spend More, First Make More

Jack Canfield’s Success Principle #60 If we’re going to overcome as survivors of abuse or trauma, we must work hard to first provide for our basic needs. When we’re no longer worrying about physical or financial survival, we can focus … Continue reading

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