Category Archive: Treasures

Jul 29 2016

The Real Woman Creed!

I have been going through a summer  purging this month, so far I have given 5 extra large  plastic bags of clothing to our local community center, and major paper clean up. And  of course I absolutely must go through every piece of paper in the pile. I came across a 5X7 postcard that is beautiful, with affirmations written …

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Feb 02 2016

My Afternoon With Dr. Bernie Siegel

What a great afternoon I shared with Dr. Bernie Siegel, at the Town and Country Club in Hartford, Connecticut. This amazing event was sponsored by the Happiness Club of Hartford.  Dr. Siegel’s new book Love, Animals & Miracles was front and center on the sales table. But I assure you, all eyes were on this gracious, sweet, loving, wonderful man …

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May 25 2015

Not Just for Tears and Prayers

I am a promoter for Our lady of Calvary Retreat Center, and as the title says, it is not just a place for tears and prayers. Last week friends and family members gathered together to enjoy a Humor Workshop. Our presenter, the one and only Marie DiBenedetto. My friend Marie is a past OLC retreat …

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May 25 2015

It Made a Difference

You may have heard this story before: A man at the beach sees thousands of starfish washed ashore by the tide. He notices a young girl throwing them back into the sea, one by one. “Don’t bother!” he tells her. “There are too many starfish to save. What you’re doing won’t make a difference.” The …

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May 06 2015

To Choose or Not To Choose

In today’s world we all have choices, some we may love and some we may dislike. But just for today let’s see if we can live by the following words: Choose to Live by Choice not By Chance. Choose to make Changes, not Excuses. Choose to be motivated, not manipulated. Choose to be useful, not …

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Apr 11 2015

Negative Nellie Returns

In a previous post I wrote about a client who shared with me one day that she never could come up with a mantra because she is the “Negative Nellie Type”. Today I want to share how easy it is to find positive almost anywhere. I was flipping through one of my most treasured catalog, …

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Mar 20 2015

Two Words, Simple as That!

Last week a client shared with me she had gone to her first meditation class. She was frustrated because she couldn’t come up with a mantra because she is a” Negative Nelly” type. She was so pleased the instructor provided one for the class. Of course I had to ask, what was it? With a …

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Mar 11 2015

This Is Your Life

A New Treasure! I often write about my treasures, and where I find them. This one I found in a bathroom, can you imagine? [Giggle] At the Gulf Stream Center for Health and Wealth. You know the place I blogged about in a previous post. It goes like this…. This Is Your Life Do What …

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Dec 09 2014

Don’t Quit

An Oldie But Goodie   image courtesy of bk My last two posts have been about the treasures found tucked away on the top of my bookcase, well here is the last one that was in the pile. I am sure most of us have read this at least once in our life time, here …

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Nov 05 2014

My Wish for You

I am known to love the little treasures I come across, whether it be I find something along my way on my daily walk, or if I am in a unique kind of store expecting to find something that will touch my heart.  Today, as I was dusting off the top of my bookcase I …

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Aug 01 2014

The Train

A Beautiful Must Read I just received this in an email from my brother Keith, I was so moved by this quick read I wanted to share this with you … The Train    At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and we believe they will always travel on our side. However, …

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Jun 30 2014

Respect Yourself

Here’s a Treasure of mine …. For other great quotes visit ….     Post by: Casey Morley – “I have emerged from a life filled with abuse and chronicle my journey in  my book, Crawling Out, available at I hope by sharing my story I can help other victims of domestic violence realize …

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Jan 14 2014

Just for Today

With just a few weeks into the New Year I wanted to remind you it is a chance for new beginnings, anopportunity to be done with destructive old habits. A wonderful time to create healthy new ones. I would like to share bits and pieces from a list of New Year’s resolutions that were adapted …

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May 28 2013

Sometimes We Wonder

I have shared in the past I have a special place for what I consider my treasures. They could be a tiny trinket, a quote or most anything that makes my heart happy. Today, it is a poem that I received in an email from a dear friend….. God’s Cake−A must-read poem! Sometimes we wonder, “What did …

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Feb 14 2013

Betrayal Was Engulfing Me

When I thought life couldn’t get any worse, I was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My first thoughts were,“Finally, an answer to my symptoms.” I was naïve to the reality of the diagnosis. And, in the middle of that new understanding, I was kicked in the stomach with betrayal once again. The depth of this …

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