The Diary of a Happy Mom: 40 and Beyond

The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Tag Archives: reflection

Summer At Last

After a long, treacherous winter finally summer has arrived. The sun is shining gloriously in the brilliant blue sky while a gentle fragrant breeze of flowering trees softens over my … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

From the inside looking out

“Winter solitude- in a world of one colour the sound of the wind.” ― Matsuo Bashō It has been very very cold. The kind of cold that builds strength and resilience. … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

A brand new year

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I know I’ve neglected this blog over the last two months. The reason being is simply that it … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

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   

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

Silent Sunday

Sometimes it is good to look back and reflect. This is where I was four years ago, of course with my dad. We’ve done many wonderful trips together over the … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 6 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