The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

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Category Archives: Inspiration

The words of wisdom from Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I just finished reading Paulo Coelho’s amazing, inspiring bestselling book “The Alchemist” … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 13 Comments

The Art, Love and Practice of Yoga

For years, I have wanted to try yoga. As someone who has suffered for most my life from chronic neck pain combined with a Type-A, high energy personality, yoga sounded … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Fatigue

I am so tired that I am mustering up whatever energy I have left to write tonight. Had I not committed to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) I would be … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 10 Comments

Thought of the day

A good friend of mine decided to send me a “thought of the day” every Monday as a way to help support and inspire me. I am a great lover … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Today I’m moving on

Today happens to be a very special day. It is my son Max’s 9th birthday. Nine years ago at 6:51 pm I delivered my first child and became a mother. … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change.  Today is an extremely hard day. The reality of my dad’s cancer has set in and I am numb. I hurt … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

I will never, ever give up faith and hope

I started the practice of yoga this week and am realizing how much I need this right now in my life to balance my body, heart and soul. Today I’m … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 2 Comments