Today is Yours, Use it Up

By Samantha McKenzie Today is Monday. It is the first day of the work week and another chance to move your plans forward. You can start, stop or just keep going. Don’t look back to Sunday and don’t count on seeing Tuesday. Neither exist at this moment. Today requires your commitment. It doesn’t want you reliving…

What We Expect, We Create

By Dawn Onley Whatever you are searching for, you will find. Peace. Contentment. Happiness. Joy. Love. Whatever it is, the Bible says ask and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Buddhists believe whatever you are looking at is a projection of your own…

You are the Sunshine the World Needs

By Samantha McKenzie I love, love, love the sunshine. I love the one I see up in the sky each day and I love the sunshine I see radiating from extraordinary people every day. I gravitate to the energy of people who are alive and doing something that betters themselves and others – big or small. This…

Capture It. Create It.

“Every journey begins with the first step of articulating the intention, and then becoming the intention.” — Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason By Dawn Onley Pull out a blank piece of paper. At the top of it, write this: “In five years, I will be …” Then, list as many words to describe what your…

‘Misogyny is the Death of the Heart’

By Samantha McKenzie Fact # 1. I don’t like Donald Trump. I could have started this out a different way, but I didn’t. It was necessary. Fact #2. My dislike for him has nothing to do with his bid for the presidency. The presidential campaign was just a bigger platform for him to expose his brand of…

Packing Fun into Our Week Days

By Dawn Onley Mondays can be so rough. We are forced to shift gears from our casual, weekend mindsets to all of the work assignments and deliverables that need to get done during the week. It can feel so abrupt and overwhelming, leaving us in need of just one more day off. During one of…

How Do You Eat an Elephant?

By Samantha McKenzie Question: How do you eat an elephant? Answer: One bite at a time! This wisdom is for all of you dreamers, goal-getters, and people divinely pushed by your purpose. This is for those of us who see the big picture and stretch our hands out just inches away from touching it. This…

Persistence Changes Things

By Dawn Onley Can you imagine heading out in your car for a family vacation, driving a few hours and then turning around to come back home because it took too long to get there? You wouldn’t do that, right? That’d be nuts! But actually, I’d bet you have done this before. We all have at…

Give Hugs, Hold Hands, Cuddle Up

By Samantha McKenzie Have you been touched today? There’s a scientific reason why most people like to be hugged, touched and cuddled. Nestled in the base of our brain lies the posterior pituitary gland which produces a hormone called oxytocin. Known more commonly as the “cuddle hormone,” this miracle peptide is released when people come in…

‘We Get Scarcity Because We Live It’

By Dawn Onley “I didn’t get enough sleep last night.” As a mom of a young child, I have said this more times than I can count. I didn’t realize that by saying it, I was reinforcing negative feelings of scarcity and lack – or even worse, that it was systemic of a larger pattern…

Take Time to Recover

Samantha McKenzie Either you know a hard-working woman or you are one. Most of us take on the tasks of just about…everyone. We take charge of the family chores because we trained others that we can do it all and, let’s face it, no one else really cares about the stuff as much as we do….

Manifesting Our Thoughts

By Dawn Onley To accomplish anything in life, there is always a way. There is always a chance. There is always hope. If you do not believe the above three statements to be true, they are not true — for you. You don’t need to do anything. You can stop reading at this point. This…