In the busy-ness of our midlives, and especially for those of us who have been affected by the economic hard times, it's easy to forget that we have many things to be grateful for. But taking time to acknowledge our gratitude for the blssings in our life is an important way to keep perspective and remind us that there ARE some good things going on. And, gratitude begets more good things.
Here Bonnie McFarland of La Bella Via shares her insights about the benefits of creating a practice of gratitude and some suggestions for how to do it!
We all have our moments when our calm deserts us and we lose our center. You know the feeling...maybe your heart starts pounding, your pulse races, and you can’t seem to make your mind stay still long enough to focus on finding a solution for the problem at hand.
Bonnie McFarland, Founder of La Bella Via, works with women to help them find more passion and purpose at midlife. Here she offers us a simple tool to help us calm ourselves and re-focus in moments of high stress.
In our day in, day out lives it’s sometimes hard to be present to opportunities that can make our world a better place. Or, we think it has to be BIG to make a difference. We don’t realize that even the smallest gestures of kindness can have a huge effect on the recipient.
In this article, Bonnie McFarland, a life coach dedicated to helping women who are looking for more passion and purpose in their lives, reminds us that even the smallest act can make a big difference.