Life Happens

Managing Thoughts - 5 tips to keep on going with a smile

Managing Thoughts - 5 tips to keep on going with a smile

We often talk about Time-Management, but what about Thought-Management? The art of bringing proper attention to the way we manage our thoughts, particularly in preparation for current, and coming uncertainties. There is a great saying, “Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.” While reactions are usually perceived as physical actions, a reaction is also how one thinks, a.k.a. the ‘Internal Conversations’ which are essential for our well-being. Did you know our thoughts also affect the way our senses work? Food can taste much better when our minds are clear; everything is connected. Wouldn’t it be...

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5 things I learned from slowing down

5 things I learned from slowing down

Most of us thought we would be doing something else, or would be somewhere else at this point in time - but ‘Life Happens’.  Earlier this year, Patrick and I were packing up our Manhattan apartment, planning to move back to the beautiful and peaceful city of Dalian, China, where we originally met.  Little did we know, that a few months later we would be living in sunny Florida. This year definitely brought new challenges to everyone, but challenging situations are often lessons in disguise. Therefore it is our reaction that will impact the results the most. As I am writing this,...

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