The Light of Hope

The Light of Hope

    Hope is a feeling that stirs deep inside of us that offers relief and helps us to know that everything is going to be okay. Oftentimes we are able to access hope from within our self, and draw on that natural part of our human spirit that encourages us to carry on in…

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

  As we transition from winter to spring here are 3 simple tips that can help you leave the winter blues behind!   Tip # 1 Spring Clean Your Liver:   Do a 3-day liver cleanse: 4 medium carrots, scrubbed 2 handfuls baby spinach 1 medium red beet 1 English cucumber 1 green apple cored…

The Art of Gift Giving

The Art of Gift Giving

    In the hustle and bustle for the holiday season, thoughts of gift giving fill our heads. Instead of sugar plums dancing in our dreams we are lying awake at night trying to figure out what to give to that “hard to buy for person.” All we really want is a simple Christmas season…

A Penny’s Worth of Faith

A Penny’s Worth of Faith

In today’s world we are constantly confronted with internal thoughts of “faithlessness” and doubt, as well as the negativity of other’s sarcasm, cynicism and lack of faith. With the loss of faith or trust we find ourselves in a state of hopelessness and despair which generates more faithlessness. Holding onto our own ability to believe…

Building Wealth

Building Wealth

You can break personal finance into three broad categories: income, expenses and savings. Your personal cash flow statement lists your income and expenses and a common goal is to end the month with money left over to put into savings. We often tend to focus on our income and stretch what we make to pay…

Back To School “Mindfulness” For Kids

Back To School “Mindfulness” For Kids

Mindfulness is referred to as the new science of health and happiness. Mindfulness and meditation programs are emerging as powerful ways to calm down kids, sharpen their brains and make them kinder to their classmates. These mindfulness techniques appear to work in kids before they’ve even met their first fraction. In an ongoing study at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, scientists are …