Happy New Year!! It is officially 2017. Another year, to start with a clean slate. To make New Year's resolutions such as; start exercising, get healthier, lose weight, start new career goals, get married, be successful, buy a house, or just live a happier more for- filled life. Right after the ball drops in Times Square and the "All Acquaintances Be Forgotten" New Year's song is sung, everyone always seems to start the New Year with a positive attitude. Then W-A-M, normally 3 - 6 months later, their hastily made New Years resolutions always seem to crash and burn along with their newly found, 'CAN DO' -- positive attitude. Why do our newly found optimism fade so quickly, after the month of January passes us by? Click on link to read more...
Due to all of the up's and down's that has happened throughout the year of 2016. We all need a little heart-felt reminder to be thankful. Click here to read my list of Top Ten Things To Be Thankful For.
Here are 5 of my favorite seasonal pictures, I have taken in 2016. This post features some pictures of plants, my garden, and very vibrant pictures of nature.
It seems to me the word joy, is not being used enough. By only being pulled out only on special occasions, times of the year or on holidays such as, Christmas or Easter. Read this post and send me a comment. About, when you think about the word that describes the emotion joy, what or whom are you thinking about?
Come check out this blog post, if you have trouble with procrastinating. You all know who you are!
Read this blog post, to find out when this site will go dark, when it will be up again, and some awesome news about the author of Keeping Hope Alive.
Here is a poem titled, "Mine Heart Never Ceases To Hope," to help give you some encouragement, in not losing your hope. To help inspire you this holiday season. Check this poem out, highlighted with it's colorful background.
When you or a loved one have gotten a diagnosis of; cancer, a long-term chronic illness, or a long-term disability, entire lives are changed. Suddenly, you are a patient or the care-giver of a patient. Click for more advice on making the best out of things.
So, now the decision has officially been made and Donald Trump is to officially become president. But, that doesn't mean everyone has to like or agree with that decision. Read futher and find out what else I have to say about Donald Trump and keeping your hope alive.
This is a prose poem titled, "I Won't Look Back", speaks of a determination of not looking back and the importance of moving forward with life. Click here and take a look!