A Joyful Life In A Rough n’ Tough World

Hey there, today I’m sharing a reminder to encourage you or anyone who is growing through a storm… Your life has a purpose that goes way beyond your circumstances, business and achievements. Purpose is that engine that enables us to stand when the winds are strong; along with hope, it compels us forward in life […]

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Take A Deep Breath {refreshment}

When last do you remember taking a deep breath? This isn’t a contest…it’s an invitation to take one now. Breath is something we tend to take for granted. Deep breaths (from the diaphragm especially): bring clarity calm the mind relieve stress help the immune system revitalize the skin create an automatic environment for gratitude to […]

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Greeting The Day Early ~ Finding Refreshment in the Morning {video}

Hey there, do you have a set portion of the day that you feel more peaceful? Each day is a gift, still there’s something about mornings that I really enjoy. How we greet the day can influence our approach to the rest of the day. Ever heard someone say they don’t enough hours in the day […]

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Lessons from Laundry ~ gratitude prompt

Hey y’all, how do you feel about laundry? It’s not a generally a crowd-favourite among the list of household duties we each have to take care of. Depending on the amount of people in your home, it can involve a small mountain or clothes or at the very least, a small mound of items. Either […]

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Gratitude prompt: filling your tank with Thankfulness

There’s a teeny handwritten version of these words perched on a l’il ledge in the kitchen. I wrote them as a reminder to give thanks in all things, and ‘just fuh so,‘ and also to reveal whatever I might’ve been thinking or feeling just before seeing the card. It says “Think of 3 Things To […]

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Mangoes for Lunch & a Lesson for Life

One day, I was having lunch at the cosy home of a longtime married couple. The wife and I were in the backyard having a convo over with a big bowl of excellent mangoes, and by excellent I mean – excellent. I’m a bit biased ’cause mangoes are my favourite fruit, but really y’all – […]

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Greeting The Day Grateful: A Lesson From An Early Wake-Up Call

Hey, can I ask you something? How do you wake up in the morning? Are you an early riser or more of a mid-morning or almost-midday person? Our work schedule and daily duties often influence our sleep pattern and wake-up routine. A night guard, fire service operator, hotel front desk agent, auditor or gas station […]

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Choosing our behaviour & making it better

When I was a little girl, I never liked to eat my veggies at home (though not eating them wasn’t an option.) Yet, I ate them without a murmur of complaint when having lunch by the neighbours where my then best friend lived. When my mum found out, she was rightfully annoyed. It clearly wasn’t […]

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Key lesson to learn & apply everyday

Hi there, we all learn lessons on our journeys. I’ve come to understand that happiness, peace of mind, and joy all spring forth from a place of gratitude. How in this world can we feel grateful in those un-fun seasons of drought, trial, loss, and chaos? Just by working the muscle – stretching to recognize our […]

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Cooking, gratitude & service

Cooking is a joyful thing. It’s one of the ways we show love. There’s a sense of gratitude that’s stirred up when you prepare meals with your own hands, where you can account for the preparation process, mindset of the cook, and state of the kitchen. Everything doesn’t have to be perfect. Cooking is a journey that precedes the gift […]

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