The Loss of A Mother, My Mother

Some of you know that my mother passed away last November 11th. It is now almost a year. I miss her so much. Sometimes I feel she is right here still with me. One example is when I sit down …

Would You Invite Ants to Your Picnic?

Would you? I’m sure you would prefer not to! So my question to you is why would you invite into your life people that are unpleasant and/or not in your best interest?
 
Sometimes it happens because someone intimidates us. Sometimes …

You Never Know What Affect You Will Have On Someone!

I will never forget the following: I was so moved listening to Steve Hartmen on CBS News. He did one of his “Everyone Has a Story” and this lady certainly did. He had gone somewhere in Wisconsin, randomly found a …

Worrying about Financial Loss? Seven Pointers to Still Sleep at Night and Be Happy

Lots of people are worried in today’s economy.  Some are faced with actual loss of jobs and/or houses, or retirements, while others are trembling about what might happen.  None of this makes for restful sleep or an upbeat demeanor, nor …

Magic Potions We All Need This Time of Year

As winter descends we begin to feel the chill of shorter days and less sunlight. For many of us, less hours of light combined with colder temperatures results in us feel less light emotionally. For some of us, who actually …

Fantasy Vacations – Our Need for Replenishment

Recently, in a women’s therapy group that I run, the desire for fun and a change of pace over took me. I suggested that we deviate from some of our typical work and instead go around the room imagining a …

Wow, Goats in Los Angeles-This is Enchantment

Last night I saw on TV that a 100 goats are busily eating brush and grass in Los Angeles.  They are not adding any smog to the air and they cost much less than all the lawn mowing equipment that …

Was She an Angel?

Welcome to a world where happiness is a possible mental and emotional state at least a good part of the time.  Welcome to the Enchanted Self Positive Psychology Concepts where I teach you how to generate a life worth living …