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Living In The Moment!!!

Published on April 16, 2014 By JoanK

Some songs are perfect. The artist hears Life’s joyful tone and beautifully translates its vibration into perfect melody.  The lyricist hears Life’s truth and transcribes it into flowing lyrics.  The videographer senses Life’s symbols and simply, powerfully projects its meaning onto the video for all to see and absorb. The artist creates the space for [...]

The Beauty of Now

Published on January 30, 2014 By JoanK

Early this morning, I let the dog out and discovered two inches of snow had fallen with three more on the way.  I  groaned and said to myself, “More winter; today it’s snow instead of cold.”  I felt resigned. Stuart, my Yorkie Poo was eagerly expecting his morning walk (always the highlight of his day).  [...]

The ‘To-Do’ List Takeover

Published on December 18, 2013 By JoanK

I felt it coming.  Sweeping into my life, predictably showing up 5-10 days before Christmas, the annual Christmas ‘To-Do’ list takeover.  Through the years it has become an expert in overwhelming my thoughts, actions, feelings, schedule and everything else connected with the last two weeks of December.  I become a robot, transfixed with checking off [...]

Voila! Your Bounty Just Showed Up!

Published on September 9, 2013 By JoanK

Surprise, delight and unlimited bounty stand right in front of us (!), yet many times we don’t see it until we look, relax and naturally open ourselves to the moment, and………….voila!  There it is! My delightful surprise came recently as a gift from my garden.  My daughter planted seeds earlier this season and didn’t remember [...]

Enjoying Your Day – A ‘How-To’ Guide

Published on August 14, 2013 By JoanK

“Enjoy your day!” Thanks, but how do I do that?  I know how to enjoy the fun days – that is easy because I like what I am doing.  But, how do I enjoy (i.e. experience Joy) everyday, every hour? It might be helpful to begin with a dictionary definition of ‘enjoy’:  According to the [...]

A Baby’s Gift

Published on March 28, 2013 By JoanK

Yesterday, I was in a coffee shop filled with a variety of people:  Kids running around, teens, adult women and men, some sitting in chairs, some in wheelchairs.  I looked over to the corner of the shop and noticed an older woman holding the most beautiful infant I’d ever seen – I guessed the baby [...]

Laughter & Smiles: Powerhouse ‘Freebies’ of the Universe

Published on February 20, 2013 By JoanK

Laughter and smiles are the powerhouse ‘freebies’ of the Universe! They contain the energy to raise our spirits and catapult us out of the muck.  In an instant, one smile from a baby, one belly laugh from a friend or one genuine smile from a stranger can lighten our load and change our entire outlook! [...]