Affirmation, Gratitude and #Rocking Menopause!

Today’s Affirmation; I, practice listening to my body today. I nurture my body with whole foods prepared with love! I am worthy!
Today I am grateful for having the last four nights where I slept for eight or more hours all because I am eating only fresh fruits and vegetables, meats and gelatin, with my treat being a few organic almonds and one square of rich dark organic chocolate a day, #rockingmenopause, for the bonus of giving up dairy, which clears up any bumps or eczema that I have left, after having a few pieces of bread in the last few months and for trusting that the reactions, issues or problems my body is having is just a way my body is communicating what it needs to function in top form.
What are you grateful for today? Thank you for listening to your body and giving your body what it needs. Thank you for joining me here today. I Love YOU! ❤ :~)
 
This is a photo of the #Paleo Ham stock vegetable soup I made. ❤ Left over stock from the Thanksgiving ham. ❤
an image of a stainless steel stove pot about half full of paleo ham soup broth with vegetables

My latest batch of #Paleo ham bone broth.

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Affirmation, Gratitude & The Future

Today’s Affirmation; I, have an opportunity to effect my future in a positive way by thinking constructive thoughts right now and feeling emotions that create in my heart a feeling of comfort. My emotional well-being is in my capable hands. Each time I spend time appreciating something in my life I am aligning with Universal Energy. The more I invest time in holding onto thoughts that instill in my heart a sense of confidence the more alive the cells of my body feel. I allow calmness to flow into each cell of my body, with every breath I inhale. I am a creator of calmness and an enhancer of happiness.
Thank you for sharing a moment of your day with me. Thank you for investing your energy in thinking constructive thoughts. I Love YOU. ❤ :~)
a black and with pen drawing of the laughing buddha

The Laughing Buddha reminds me to take my life lightly.

Today I am grateful for having a 92 year old father-in-law that just bought a new car, as a few months ago he passed the physical to be able to drive for 2 more years, so it was time to get a new used car he got a 2005 VW Golf, for getting the oven pulled out and cleaned underneath, the walls around where the oven sits are washed, the outside of the stove is washed, woo hoo one big project off the list as I ready this home for sale and for having my second Happiness Enhancing Gathering on Tuesday, it makes my heart sing to hold space for helping people have more tools for creating inner joy.
What are you grateful for today?
Thank you for being here on earth with me today. Thank you for being a generator of gratitude! I Love YOU. :~)
an image of a 2005 VW Golf in gold sitting in front of a large body of water with a bit of green grass behind the car and before the water..

It is awesome to witness my father-in-law need and receive a new car! Woo Hoo! :~)

Affirmation, Gratitude and Being Calm

Today’s Affirmation; I, have an opportunity today to contribute to world peace by being peaceful. I do my best to be calm today in all situations, so that at the end of the day I enjoy my behaviour. Being even-tempered is a skill I can hone. To hone my skill of being composed I pay attention to how I feel and the thoughts I am thinking. When I am attentive to my emotions I am able to respond to the events of my days with an overall sense of calmness. My emotions change all day long from calm to frustrated and everything in between. I embrace all my feelings as my friends and I feel empowered. I am able to emit a peaceful vibe by remaining relaxed. Thank you for being relaxed throughout your day today. Thank you for sharing a bit of your day with me. I Love YOU! ❤ :~)
 
an image of a pair of eyes with water drop over the top of the eyes, to represent our mind being still like water.

Being still like a calm pond bring joy to the body, mind and spirit. :~)

Today I am grateful for having a healthy body that is capable of housing my spiritual being, for knowing to the core of every cell of my being that my health is influenced by the food I eat, the thoughts I think and the feelings that I allow to flow through my heart, so today I do my best to eat whole food grown as locally as possible, I think thoughts that bring me hope and accepting every emotion as necessary and for getting to host the Happiness Enhancing Gathering tonight for the second time, at the Collective Space! I am excited! What are you grateful for today? Thank you for spending a moment of your day with me. I Love YOU! :~)

Affirmation, Gratitude and Reflexology

Today’s Affirmation; I, have an opportunity today to create an income from actions that bring joy and comfort to my world. Each time I am productive, while the actions I am performing, when I am productive, bring me a sense of comfort I am healing my world. When the way I earn money brings joy and delight to the other people in my community my heart soars with gratitude. Being of useful service while at the same time caring for my monetary needs is why I have chosen the career path of being a Reflexologist, Reiki Master and Author. My goal is to cheer up the planet. Thank you for enjoying your actions today. Thank you for sharing a few moments of your day with me. I Love YOU. :~)

an image of a lady with a big smile sharing a session of foot reflexology to one of her clients

I love sharing sessions of Reflexology and Reiki to care for my monetary needs. :~)

Today I am grateful for getting to have an acupressure session with Isabelle Deschamps https://www.facebook.com/wellspringclinic/ as we have been bartering healing sessions with each other for the last three weeks one week she receives a reflexology/reiki session from me and then the next week I get to receive an acupressure session from her, it is a win/win situation for both of us, for getting to go and clean a friends home today who is having a party tomorrow as before I was a Reflexologist/Reiki Master, I cheered up the planet by cleaning homes for people and for sleeping 10 hours out of 12 last night, as I was tired so I went to bed at 7:00 woke up for a while at 9:00 then went to sleep again until 7:00 am and I feel rested and ready to be the best Happiness Enhancer that I can be.
What are you grateful for today? Thank you for spending a few of your precious moments with me. Thank you for playing the gratitude game with me today. I Love YOU. :~)

 

Affirmation, Gratitude and Supporting Us

Today’s Affirmation; I, am starting to understand that my thoughts are things. My thoughts are the seeds to my emotions and actions. When I think thoughts that cause me to feel happy I get happy wrinkles. The more happy thoughts I think, the happier the wrinkles on my face get. I make thinking about my thoughts a priority today. I choose my thoughts carefully as my thoughts are creating my wrinkles. I choose to think that I am beautiful. I spending time thinking about the parts of my loved ones that I enjoy. I visualize my needs being met easily and my entire body relaxes and so do my wrinkles. My thoughts can be directed by me. I invest time thinking constructive thoughts and I feel safe. Thank you for guiding your mind to think joyful thoughts. Thank you for spending a bit of your day with me. I Love YOU. :~)

Today’s drawing by Shel Silverstein one of me heroes. :~)

an image from a Shel Silverstein book with a lady getting uglier and uglier from thinking ugly thoughts. then you have a lovely funny looking lady who had sunbeams shining out of their face because of thinking good thoughts.

I think joyous thoughts so that my face grows joyous wrinkles. ❤ :~)

Today I am grateful for how the Happiness Enhancing Gathering went last night, everyone that was there said they would be back again next week, Gratitude Dance, we did some deep breathing, we shared from our hearts, we created heart centered personal connections and I wrote a personalized affirmation for each Happiness Enhancer
(a Happiness Enhancer is someone who is choosing to be present to their emotions and has a desire to direct their emotions in positive ways) that attended. We had rooibos tea and Kettle Chips, good conversations and a few laughs.
For getting the kitchen in the home we are living in a bit more organized so that when I walk in the kitchen now, it is sounding hollow or empty and looking organized almost zen, LOL,
And for how excited and alive I felt after the gathering last night we got home at 10:00pm my bed time and I was so energized that I was awake until 11:30 or so with lots of energy. I am still feeling the tingle this morning.
What are you grateful for today? Thank you for spending some of your precious time with me today. Thank you for finding out what makes you tingly in life. I Love YOU. :~)

Today’s image is from http://theonegathering.com/

an image of a spiral in space.

The connecting spiral of life.

Affirmation, Gratitude and Forethought

Today’s Affirmation; I, _________, (insert my name here to listen to my words before I speak them) have a chance today to speak with compassion. Each time I speak, I have an opportunity to increase the well being in my world. When I speak with forethought, I have an option listen to how my words will sound in my head, before I speak them. At the times I accomplish thinking before I speak, my needs get met with ease and the conversations in my life are pleasing. I hone my speaking skills each time I speak with an intention of being understanding. I allow my emotions to flow through me easily during the conversations in my life. I am easy to talk to. I am a cherished child of the Universe and the Universe loves when I think before I speak.
Thank you for being present to your words today. Thank you for being here. I Love YOU! :~)

an image with a light blue background that reads Before You Speak THINK T- is it true, H-is it helpful, I-is it inspiring, N-is it necessary and K-is it kind!

True power is thinking before I act or speak! ❤ :~)

Today I am grateful for going to the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Duncan, BC yesterday to drop off some clothes and stuffed animals, when I found a brand new Nikken KenkoPillow for $4.95 which is a pillow I have slept on since 1994 (I fell in the bathtub in 1986 and my neck hurt almost everyday until I found this pillow) and when I joyously found one to buy in the last year it cost me about $180.00, Woo Hoo, for receiving a gift from the lovely Wendy Sehn of some 4 inch wide razor blades for my window washing scraper, as I have not been able to find any in Canada, on her trip to Bend, Oregon she found a package and brought them home for me, which created in me a feeling of being cared about and for electric baseboard heating as all I have to do to be warm is to walk over to the wall and turn a knob, oh and pay the electricity bill, so I am grateful for my electricity bill too. LOL LOL LOL! What are you grateful for today? Thank you for spending some time being grateful today. I Love YOU! :~)

in image of an light green

This pillow got rid of my neck pain. I have been sleeping on a Nikken Kenkopillow since 1994.

Affirmation, Gratitude and Sleep

Today’s Affirmation, I, am going to practice compassionate listening as best I can today. Even if there is no one else around I can practice listening to my thoughts. The better I can listen to my thoughts the better I will be able to listen to the words of the people I meet. When I listen to my thoughts It enables me to decide if the thought I am thinking is worth thinking about. I practice repeating thoughts that cause in me a feeling of calmness. I give myself and others the gift of compassionate listening today. I am going to stay focused on what the person in front of me is saying. I allow myself to listen with my entire being. When I listen to the person in front of me I feel connected to my heart as well as feeling connected to the other person’s heart. I am a trusted child of Creation. Thank you for listening to your thoughts today. Thank you for sharing your precious time with me. I Love You. ❤ :~)

an image of a heart with an ear in one half of the heart the image is all the same colour of light red

Listening with my heart, mind and spirit connects me to the speaker.

Today I am grateful for gaining an understanding of how eating carbs is effecting my sleep, as my body goes into menopause, the more carbs I eat the less I sleep, the less carbs I eat the more I get to sleep, yesterday I ate hardly any carbs and I slept great, Woo Hoo, for doing my exercises this morning so that my body is kept strong and flexible and for my practice of reading spiritual books or self help books each morning, this morning I was reading “The Heart Of The Buddha’s Teaching” by Thich Nhat Hanh a book that was given to me by the lovely Susan Murray. What are you grateful for today? Thank you for being here today with me. I Love YOU. :~)

an image of the front cover of the book by Thich Nhat Hanh "The Heart Of The Buddha's Teaching"

Reading this book is helping me listen better.

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