Tag Archives: positivity

FMM 12 11 15 Balancing Act

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony”~ Thomas Merton.  In case you didn’t know, with or without your help, your body always strives for balance.  There is even a word for it: homeostasis.  It is the drive to keep things in check, to correct what life, illness, and […]

FMM 8 14 15 The Placebo Effect

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow”~Helen Keller (a blind woman!). How do you start your day, your week, your month?  Do you jump out of bed, smiling and greeting the opportunity to live life to the fullest?  Or do you moan and groan, resenting, fighting, complaining and counting the […]

FMM 1 30 15 The Writer in Me

“Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper”~Ray Bradbury.   The other day I heard Oprah say something that clicked.  For those who don’t know, Oprah did not have the picture perfect upbringing surrounded by a loving supportive family.  Her childhood included molestation and rape, and a teenage pregnancy.  […]

FMM 1 23 15 Recycled from 1 27 12 Love the Life you Live

Have you ever looked at your life and questioned what you have achieved? Sometimes we get dissatisfied as we see ourselves still struggling; juggling our numerous commitments and responsibilities. We go on vacation and see how others live, and think we could be happier if only we lived there. If we live in the States […]

FMM 9 12 14 Mirror, mirror, on the wall…

FMM 9 12 14 “Mirror, mirror, on the wall…” “How far that little candle throws his beams!  So shines a good deed in a weary world.”~ William Shakespeare The full moon shone through my window this week.  I can remember the moon in Jamaica, rising up over the cane piece and lighting up my bedroom.  […]