I love people!!

Sometimes, even a small kindness of strangers makes a big difference. I am currently awaiting the results of a bone marrow biopsy for systemic mastocytosis. The day before the procedure, I was getting antsy. I was leaving work and stopped this woman who was in a beautiful dress to tell her that she looked like … More I love people!!

5 Relationship Skills

Relationships, no matter whether family, friends, or romantic, require our effort. Here are 5 skills to create and maintain healthy relationships. 1. Communicate Your Needs. It does no good to assume that the other person should know what we want. Use your words. Be clear. 2. Be Present. It’s easy to get distracted. We are … More 5 Relationship Skills

Be A Tree

1. Grow roots: Ground yourself in something that sustains you. It can be religious, spiritual, family, community, whatever feeds your soul.2. Sway with the wind: Trees need wind to grow stronger. Use your challenges to strengthen you. Also, we need to learn to let things flow around us instead of absorbing everything.3. Be a part … More Be A Tree

Shine On!

From Elaina: Most mornings, I say the same prayer: “I am grateful for being so filled with light and grace that it flows from me. Thank you for guiding me to the who, what, where, and when for my greatest good and where I can influence the greater good.” Truthfully, I’m not feeling really full … More Shine On!