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Category Archives: Tough Stuff

The Stigma of Epilepsy…Your Husband Doesn’t Work?

The Stigma of Epilepsy…Your Husband Doesn’t Work?

This post is part of the Epilepsy Stigma Blog Relay which will run from June 1 through June 30.  Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you!   I don’t write about our journey with epilepsy much but when I saw the opportunity to bring attention to the stigma of epilepsy I jumped at… Continue Reading

Coping with Tragedy…the Live Happier Way

As we move through this journey of life there are bound to be snags.  No matter how much we think positive, practice gratitude or set heartfelt intentions break-ups, heart ache, loss of loved ones, sickness, unemployment and other tragedies occur.  The act of Living Happier is not getting lost in these events. Finding a way… Continue Reading

Four Key Components to Creating Lasting Change

Change is HARD. It is a process that takes time. Whether you are wanting to change a habit, attitude or behavior change takes four things: Awareness Self-Acceptance Curiosity Different Action Let’s say you want to let go of your tendency to control how your husband helps around the house.  You desperately need some help, but… Continue Reading

Unexplainable Bad Days

It is a cold, gray, rainy/snowy day in Ohio. The weather combined with the fact that it is a Monday after a 4 day holiday weekend and I have found myself in a bad mood. Bad moods sometimes just happen. You know the kind when you just wake up feeling crabby and you don’t want… Continue Reading