The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Category Archives: BODY, MIND & SOUL

The bench

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.- Confucius    Advertisements

November 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

The Port

Today my dad got his port installed. It is the first step into starting the long, arduous process of chemotherapy to kill the cancer that is growing in his body. … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 6 Comments

Another Special Birthday

November and December are birthday months. Within a six week period, we have my children’s birthdays four days apart, followed by Thanksgiving, my birthday and my husband’s birthday in December … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

The Tide will come in

Last night I was perusing through the latest copy of Origin Magazine, which I adore, and found an interview with the American popstar Jewel. I have always loved Jewel’s powerful … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 5 Comments