8 Ways to Love Life

Love Life! It could be very easy to really feel stuck in a rut. Lots of people feel they just go through the motions and everyday is more or less the very same. But it does not have to feel this way. This is the type of attitude that creates us to lose the happiness...

How to Find Real Happiness

What is real happiness? In my article "The Journey of Loving Yourself", I realized that I wasn't happy with the route that I was on, and I needed a change. When I first sat down with my consultant, she asked what I wanted in life. I answered just like many people do—I...

The Journey to Loving Yourself

Cardshopblog.com started when my second son was born and I wanted to work from home. I did not realize that it would turn into a tool to share my love with my friends and family. Seven years later, I work from home part-time and part-time with a small company, and I’m...

New Years Event Guide

If you are in the process of planning a New Years Eve party, you likely want to make the event as stress free as possible. While there is always some stress involved in planning any event, there are a number of steps you can take in reducing the amount of stress...

This Life is Yours

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can...

Plant Your Garden Today

Plant four rows of peas. Prayer Penitence Patience Preparation Plant four rows of squash. Squash gossip Squash indifference Squash criticism Squash negative thinking Plant four rows of turnips. Turn up for Church Turn up whenever needed Turn up with a friendly smile...

HAPPINESS RADIATES FROM GIVING

One day, I felt the world was just beating me down and I needed to find something to help me get out of my rut and then I found this wonderful story in one of my favorite eBooks 360 Days of Inspiration: a Motivational Guidebook for Creating the Best Year Ever One Day...

The Magic of Positive Thinking

Yes, there is magic in positive thinking! In aviation, the word attitude means the angle at which the plane meets the wind, whether the wings are level with the horizon, and whether it is climbing or descending. The pilot who fails to take responsibility for the...

Pay It Forward

On December 5, 2013 I posted a small post on my Facebook page that goes like this... 2013 Creative Pay It Forward: The first five people to comment on this status will receive from me, sometime in the next calendar year, a gift -perhaps a book, or baked goods, or a...