The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Tag Archives: illness

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

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

Giving yourself the freedom to just be

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination or forgiveness. Your wiliness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing”. – August … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Keeping your body and mind alive and well

“The body is a sacred garment. It’s your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor”. … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The power of a positive attitude and taking each day as it comes

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them”. – Kahil Gibran Lately I’ve been struggling hard with my father’s illness. Some mornings I wake up to darkness … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Uncertainty

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” –Buddha I can’t believe its been a month since I’ve last … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moving Forward

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you will not see the shadows”  – Helen Keller It always amazes me how life just simply goes on. No matter what happens … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment