Uplifting Social Connections

Our social connections have a powerful effect on our ability to achieve what we desire. Social connections are the 4th essential element of Luck and the container that holds the other three: Confidence, Vision, and Action. In Lucky Inner Connection, we looked at beliefs and thoughts that came from our childhood relationships and continue to […]

Grieving The “Less-Significant” Losses

Barb, my mother-in-law, died last Friday. She has been declining for a long time so her death was not unanticipated, just a bit quicker than expected. Her death has given me another opportunity to explore grieving up close. My husband George flew off to Seattle the same day to view her body and pay his […]

Lucky Inner Connection

Connection with others is the 4th essential element in creating good luck in one’s life. It is the container that holds the other three elements of luck — confidence, vision, and action which were described in previous blogs.     The responses of those we care about, those we are connected to, can lift us […]

Creating Luck Through Positive Action

 Action is the third essential ingredient in the formula for manifesting good luck in one’s life.   The universe provides opportunity like a brass ring on a merry-go-round. We must reach out to claim the prize. We must buy the lottery ticket, make the phone call, book the hall, write the book, ask the question […]

Increasing Good Luck With Clarity of Vision

Good luck is attracted by clarity of vision. Confidence, as I explained in my last blog (see Invite Luck), is essential but not sufficient. Clarity, the details of our desires, is also needed if we are to get what we want. The truth is we manifest luck all of the time whether we are clear […]

Invite More Luck Into Your Life

How to invite more good luck into our lives is the subject of today’s blog.   The St. Patrick’s Day shamrock reminds me of a four-leaf clover with it’s promise of luck. When I was a child, I used to search for this elusive plant in my parents’ front yard. It proved as difficult to […]

Let Love Lead

In February, on Valentine’s Day, we celebrate love and relationship. Humans Need Relationships We are biologically wired to love and bond. This is one of the reasons why the loss of a loved-one can be so challenging. A significant bond is broken and its replacement is not so easily achieved. Connecting and bonding begin from […]

How to Create More Ease in the New Year

What I would like for this New Year is more ease. January is the time to set our intentions, to think about how we would like our lives to be. We paint a picture of what we want and open our minds to this new possibility. Like so many of us in this Western Culture, […]

Finding Happiness in the Dark

Darkness is part of the seasonal cycle and also the cycle of life. There are good times and hard times. The secret of happiness is to learn to flow with the rhythm of these cycles. Often this is a lot easier said than done. Everything is going great and then suddenly BAM— your car breaks […]

Celebration for Success

November is the month of Thanksgiving. This special holiday combines two elements that are essential to human wellbeing  — celebration and gratitude. Celebration, from the Latin celebrātiō, means big assembly. In gathering with others for Thanksgiving we affirm the good that we have accomplished, and express gratitude for the results. Gratitude, from the Latin word […]