Friday 24th February 2017,
Inspired Girl by Jennifer Tuma-Young

Browsing the "happiness" Tag

Rediscovering the "Spark"

I often hear from women who have lost the “spark” for their lives. Running from place to place,  but feeling like nothing is getting accomplished, and everything is being neglected. I can relate- I have felt like that before. I [...]

August 24, 2012 Blog Posts, Latest, Self-Love

The Power of Mirroring

When we feel we have no control, or we aren’t getting what we want out of life, it can bring us down. So, first things first, identify when and where you feel things aren’t working. The clearer we are, the [...]

May 3, 2012 Balance, Blog Posts, Life

8 Small Gestures You Can Do to Brighten Someone's Day

I went for my morning coffee, and a complete stranger completely made my day. She gave me a huge grin, and said she liked my shoes! I immediately smiled back, and complimented her on her handbag. I know, these are [...]

December 15, 2011 Blog Posts, Help Others, Life

Change, Happiness, Hope, Dreams

We had such a beautiful weekend at Kenmare School in Jersey City. The weather was divine, the leaves starting to turn to orange and brown. I think it’s the change of seasons that signals us to take a look at [...]

October 21, 2010 Blog Posts, Dream Big, Life, Soar

10 Ways to Make Ordinary Activities Extraordinary

It may just be a regular old pair of shoes, but a little glue, some glitter, and a couple of gemstones, and you’ve got a pair of ruby slippers that can take you anywhere. Alright, so maybe be-dazzling is not [...]

October 8, 2010 Blog Posts, Life, Self-Love, Shop, Spark, Style
Inspired by Meaningful Jewelry

Inspired by Meaningful Jewelry

I love jewelry, especially when it holds a special meaning. Years ago I bought a simple gold initial ring. I engraved the initials “I M” on the front and on the inside engraved the word “blessed”. No one could see [...]

September 20, 2010 Blog Posts, DIY Fun, Self-Love, Shop, Style

Signs of a Funk and One Simple Shift to Turn it Around

I remember moving into my first apartment like it was yesterday. I walked in, laid down on the floor and decided to paint the room orange. I was feeling happy, independent, and orange felt like a good fit. After about [...]

September 13, 2010 Balance, Blog Posts, Life

Midday Break: Smile at Someone

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo F. [...]

September 2, 2010 Balance, Blog Posts, Feel Grace, Life
Midday Break: Spread Happiness

Midday Break: Spread Happiness

Giving someone flowers unexpectedly holds a lot of meaning. Different cultures have used flower giving as a way to signify everything from love, friendship, loyalty, to compassion, trust, and future wealth. And, each flower has a meaning of its own. [...]

August 26, 2010 Blog Posts, DIY Fun, Style
Midday Break: Present Tense = Not Tense

Midday Break: Present Tense = Not Tense

How many people can describe in full detail his/her drive to the food store? Can you recall the make and model of the car in front of you? Do you know exactly how many traffic lights you crossed? Most of [...]

August 23, 2010 Balance, Blog Posts, Life