Strength Courage & Wisdom - Inside YOU all Along!

Strength Courage & Wisdom – Inside YOU all Along!

Strength Courage & Wisdom has been inside of you all along. One of my favorite songs by India Arie. The lyrics are heartfelt and inspiring from a woman who has been through many challenges in life, finding her true voice through trial and error. I recently watched Oprah interview India Arie who … [Read More...]

Dedication to The Triad of You!

Dedication to The Triad of You!

When you adopt a positive attitude toward challenges you become dedicated to self improvement and well-being. Dedication encompasses commitment, follow through, perseverance and oftentimes some good … [Read More...]

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

[Tweet "“If you can’t get out of the box people put you in, chew a hole in the corner and crawl out.” – Debra Oakland"] Step out of your comfort zone, don't you feel it's time? I was talking to my husband Cody about comfort zones recently. We were … [Read More...]

Realize and Utilize Your Talent: Resourcefulness

Realize and Utilize Your Talent: Resourcefulness

This article is by guest bloggers Nora Whalen & Jessica Dewell. There are two types of talent: innate (the gifts you brought with you to this life) and learned (skills acquired through necessity and passion). How we look at each may effect how … [Read More...]

Recipe For Business Success

Recipe For Business Success

"The ingredients you put into your business will define what business means to you and determine the outcome of your success." - Debra Oakland Looking for a recipe for business success? As we all know in any great recipe the ingredients are … [Read More...]

Happiness Is...

Happiness Is…

 Happiness is many things - peace of mind being a key component. Happiness and feelings of well-being-ness, which lead to peace of mind are personal, wouldn't you agree?  Many years ago the Sociology Department at Duke University did a study on … [Read More...]

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Acceptance & Love

Acceptance and Love ♥ by Little John Behan Aog When Debra Oakland and I were discussing the topic for this month’s newsletter, she brought up this subject. As it has always been near and dear to my heart, I jumped at it. Acceptance is a big … [Read More...]

Acceptance Non-Resistance, or Does It?

Acceptance = Non-Resistance?

Acceptance = Non-Resistance, or does it? After a lifetime of contrast and life lessons, I am still working on non-resistance, how about you? In Eckhart Tolle's book "A New Earth - Awakening to Your Life's Purpose" there is a great deal written about … [Read More...]

Children Inspire Us Effortlessly!

Children Inspire Us Effortlessly!

Children inspire us effortlessly. Let me give you an example. My husband and I needed a little break and decided to go to the Orange Circle where we peruse the antique shops. We entered one which is a maze like layout that you can easily get lost in. … [Read More...]

Walking Along The Beach Today

Walking Along The Beach Today

Walking along the beach today I was thinking about people connecting around the world as never before. Technology, yes - I love it! Do I spend too much time on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and LinkedIn? Yes, and that's just for starters. Thanks to … [Read More...]