Category Archives: Common Sense

The Power of Positive Thinking


Post Image The Power of Positive Thinking was written in 1952 by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, one of the most influential clergyman of his time (1898-1993). It’s such a simple and effective premise, that positive thinking creates a positive life, and yet it can be so difficult to live in this mindset.… Read More Continue reading...

Keep Smiling!


Post Image (Mariner Column from 8-14-2014) This morning I received an email from a friend that started off  “ok, first, true confession…..”  and then she admitted she’d forgotten to enter contacts I’d sent her for an event we’re working on into the master plan grid.… Read More Continue reading...

Do You Know Your Soul Signature?


Post Image (Scituate Mariner column 6-5-2014)  I am not in the habit of writing book reviews, and this is not going to be a book review, per se. But I am so strongly compelled to recommend this book, that I must do so.… Read More Continue reading...

Daily Inspiration 2-23-2014


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Daily Inspiration 2-8-2014


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Take Down the Bird Feeder


Post Image Take Down the Bird Feeder Maxine tells it like it is!!!!  The analogy is SO striking! I bought a bird feeder. I hung it on my back porch and filled it with seed. What a beauty of a bird feeder it is, as I filled it lovingly with seed.… Read More Continue reading...

Better to Start Over….


Post Image     This is a guest blog post from my friend and mentor, Denise Linn.  I trust you will enjoy it as much as I did.  I share it with you, with her permission.  In-joy….Ann Starting over frightens me. But what’s worse is to continue down a path that is wrong for my soul.… Read More Continue reading...

Are You Spending or Investing?


Post Image   I’d been working with a coach for several months when I realized I was not getting the results I’d hoped for.  When I got honest with myself, I had to admit that I was spending time talking with her, but wasn’t making time to do what I needed to do to get the results I wanted. … Read More Continue reading...

Let’s Not ASSuME!


Post Image   A close cousin to the idea of Speaking Up which I have written about the past two columns (Scituate Mariner) is the idea of NOT assuming we know what others are thinking. Once again, during the past few weeks I’ve been presented with opportunities to be aware of, and to practice what I preach.… Read More Continue reading...

Two Wolves


Post Image I want to share with you, from my Mariner Column of August 2013,  a Cherokee Legend. It is widely known, and certainly not my creation, though I have not been able to determine who actually wrote it by,  The lesson is a very important and meaningful one, and well worth repeating even if you have heard it before. … Read More Continue reading...
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