Happy Mother’s Day

Mom

“There is an instinct in a woman to love most her own child – and an instinct to make any child who needs her love, her own.”  ~Robert Brault

I consider myself fortunate to have had more than one mother in my life. Each have given me many gifts, just by being who they are.

To my birth mother, I thank her for life, love and for the sacrifice she made to give me a better life. Without her, I would not exist.

To my Aunt Sarah, who raised me as her own, I thank her for unconditional love, guidance and selflessness.

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Mindset of Gratitude

Lilly Pads Balboa ParkThere are certain topics that are timeless. The one that has been on my mind for quite some time is one that feels most appropriate for my life right now – The mindset of gratitude.

One of the most important gifts we can give ourselves is the ability to be grateful for what we DO have, especially in the toughest of times. The ability to steer your attention to the positive things in your life doesn’t mean being a Pollyanna or living in a state of denial, it’s a learned skill that will change your brain chemistry, energy, and the way you interact with others.

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