Let It Be

“Words of Wisdom”

I recently read an article about letting things be! I know I have discussed releasing and letting go on my blog. However, this got me thinking. There is a difference when it comes to “letting go” versus “letting be”! 

  • Letting be versus fixing.
  • Loosening versus eliminating.
  • Easing versus “over” . . .
  • Simplifying versus complicating.

In letting things be you create space to respond and/or react to what is happening to you. Also, to what is going on around you. To actively listen in order to connect to yourself in how you receive and respond to yourself as well as others.

  • Do you have control?
  • Do you have a choice?

At the heart of it though is creating that space you need for you!

Think about tuning into your comfort levels too!

  • To love you for you through kindness, care and compassion.
  • To let yourself be who you are.
  • To be and do for you.
  • To take time to relax and rest.
  • To make time for you and your needs.

(Photos by RSheridan)

You may be surprised in what you discover about yourself! Love to Hear Your Thoughts, Please Share.


Manifesting Strength

Physically and Mentally

Do you believe in the correlation between your physical strength and your mental strength?

I do! I find that tapping into my physical strength means tuning into my mental strength. Also, tuning into my emotions, feelings and thoughts. I communicate and connect better to myself as well as at times to others too!

Then there is that realization of what your body can truly do when you put your mind to it too! Through your overall strength you find confidence and comfort. Safety and security. You may surprise yourself by taking a “I cannot do this.” to “I CAN do this!”.

Through your practicing you find your flexibility and adaptability.

  • You may find joy and pleasure in discovering what you like to do.
  • You may find a playfulness to have fun doing what you like to do.
  • You may find inspiration in looking forward to something and motivation in what excites you.
  • You may find passion and creativeness in tapping into your potential, talents and gifts.

Through your abilities you find your determination and drive! You may even fall in love with your whole body too. You are changing and transforming for the better!

When you appreciate what your body can do you start to enjoy the practice. You take an interest and challenge yourself. You stretch yourself to try a little harder. You may even try new things to see what you like to do!

(Photos by RSheridan)

Here’s to Discovering Your STRONG!!!

My Word for 2018


I am making a healthier and happier me a priority in 2018! Continuing to discover my strong. Continuing to be thankful in what my whole being does for me, especially when I take care of myself.

Love, Care, Kindness, Compassion . . .

Miss Katie over at Healthy Diva Life gives me clarity and light bulb moments with her posts. Thank you! I love when women love and support as well as inspire and empower the women around them.

My recent light bulb moment stems from being in a crossroads right now in living my life. Am I on the right track? What sign or direction am I looking for to get me moving forward again? Here is the light bulb going off – I have been changing my lifestyle, but my mindset got left behind! 

Being Real, Taking Risks and Having No REGRETS!!!

I am changing that in 2018 for myself! I recently wrote a post called 4 Buckets and there was my sign and a sense of direction for myself. It truly resonated with me at that moment! However, I need to take it to the next level for myself and my whole, well being.

I have two major goals in mind for 2018.

  1. Create more ease.
  2. Make time to find my happy.

FULLfilling . . .

It may not be easy and it may come with its share of hard work, but so worth it! Doing what is best for you and what serves your needs. Communicating, interacting, connecting, and engaging your mind, heart and whole being in pretty much everything you do. Be true to who you are and trust what you know to be true!

When your heart, mind and being are in tune it creates the space you need to go after what you need! The dreams turn into goals. The coming from love versus fear in following your heart’s desires. The believing and trusting that you are right where you need to be! 

To just focus on one thing at a time or even just doing nothing at all! To be mindful as well as in the present moment. To bring about awareness, especially of self. Everything happens in due time and being patient and trusting the process is key!

Journeying . . . (Photos by RSheridan)

Do You Have a Word for 2018? What Are You Doing for YOU? Love to Hear, Please Share!


Manifesting Purpose

Where Are You Going?

Do you feel like you are on auto pilot at times? Going through the motions to get the work done. Do you find it is a balancing act at times? Home, work, work, home, etc.

How do you manifest your purpose?


Do you practice fulfilling or focus in on what is lacking?  Is there alignment or a disconnect? Can that disconnect be adjusted for better alignment. If not, it may be time to release, let go and/or move on. You have to do a self check from time to time to see if the work you are doing aligns with what is best and what matters to you!

One Step At A Time

Do you take baby steps or just jump in with both feet? Is it something you know you really want. Is it something with risk involved. Depends, right!

You have to know your “whys” in order to create, do, take action, etc.! Think about what inspires and motivates you. Do you know your loves and passions. Knowing that your doing what you can is a great first step to getting what you need! 

That is empowering and keeps you in charge of the controls! That gives you meaning and demonstrates what matters to you. That provides you with purpose in knowing that you are doing and working hard when it comes to what you need to live a fulfilling life. You are creating and journeying along!


  • How do you give and receive?
  • How do you celebrate and reward?

There is no better mood booster then that feeling you get when goodness happens! Truly serving and doing with the kindness of your heart. Deepening those relationships that you are building by delving a little deeper in how you communicate and interact as well as engage and connect. That sense of love and support. That sense of belonging and sharing. That provides satisfaction, healthiness, fulfillment, and happiness! 

That brings depth and interest and gaining of experiences too! Reminding yourself to make time for you, especially to relax and rest. To do more of what you love to do and/or something you want to do for a change of pace. To take joy in enjoying yourself in everything you do!

(Photos by RSheridan)

What Is The Top (#1) Creative Project You Are Working On? Love to Hear, Please Share!

A Heart to Heart

Get Out Of My Head

Do you get stuck in your head? Thinking, processing, thinking some more . . .

I do! I tend to get stuck in my head every once in a while. When I do I find whatever I am doing less enjoyable!

Sync & Synergy

How do you sync your mind and heart to create synergy? 

Thinking with your mind while leading with your heart. To lead more with your heart instead of being in your head.

Heart to Heart

I find that it comes more natural when I believe and trust in myself! Tuning into the intuition and tapping into those gut instincts. Especially when something is new that you have never done before.

Think about how you listen to your body! Valuing and believing in yourself. Trusting your mind, heart and gut, especially your instincts. Being true to who you are!

Balancing Act

How do you find that balance? 

For me it comes down to comfort along with confidence! I have to find comfort in what I do. To feel more grounded to center and create calm in my whole being. I have to find that balance and alignment to boost my confidence. To be more aware and mindful.

Really think about relaxing and resting more! Connect with your inner being as well as your breathe throughout the day. What do you need to let be or even let go of to relax more or at least connect more to your breathing? It is okay to do nothing too – take a much deserved break, a cat nap, a good solid 8 hours of rest, etc. Your being needs R&R on a daily basis with all that doing and going!

Balancing . . . Bridging . . .

Checking In

Make the time to do a self check! What is working and what is not. What do you have control over to change. It creates the space you need to stay right where you are at or how to move forward!

What is your whole being really telling you?

Checking In . . .


How do you create presence?

  • How you conduct and carry yourself.
  • How you physically show up in your world.
  • How you share you with yourself and others.

Think about your head/body positioning too! Are you looking straight ahead or down? When you are head up and looking forward you are more aware as well as confident! Remember to engage your heart too.

Hello There!


What is happening to you as well as what is going on around you?

  • That connection to your energies.
  • That connection to your power for strength.
  • That connection to control for empowerment.

Think about how you connect through interaction and engagement! Changing and transitioning as well as growing and transforming. Taking the time to tune into your emotions, feelings and thoughts. All and whole being – mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and physically!

Connecting . . . Growing . . . Experiencing . . . (Photos by RSheridan)

Love to Hear Your Thoughts, Please Share.

Manifesting Growth Experiences

For Your Whole Being

How Do You Manifest Growth?

  • In learning, experiencing growth and gaining life experiences.
  • In being curious to explore and adventure.
  • In laughing, playing and having fun.
  • In being open to the possibilities and opportunities.
  • In giving to yourself, especially your needs.

Fruition . . .

Do you factor in the thrill or the fear in your experiences? Depends on the experience, right! Being fearful is okay, especially when you try new things or even take risks. It is part of the experience process!

However, letting fear control, deter and make decisions for you is not the best end result when it comes to the experience. The self doubt and the high expectations. The telling yourself it will never work and tapping into those old, bad habits again. It is okay to feel fearful when experiencing, but do not let fear just stop you in your tracks and stop you from doing!

Take a step back to determine as well as acknowledge what is standing in your way (i.e. fear, guilt, etc.)! Announce to yourself what it is and then release and let it go. It is okay to tune into your emotions, feelings and thoughts. Really look at what you are gaining and/or losing if you stand in your way! 

Boldness . . .

Think about the pure exhilaration and joy instead of letting fear take a front seat when you are experiencing! You may try that experience once and move on. You may try that experience again and again. Think about that you tried it and did it and maybe even liked it!

Give yourself the gift in being open to the possibilities and opportunities that come into your life! It can be refreshing and re-energizing to your whole being. It can be freeing too. Have fun with it! 

You are more than capable!

  • Own your value and worth.
  • Belief and trust in yourself.
  • Use that attitude to power you in what you want.
  • Use your energy to be inspired, motivated and drive.
  • Discover your loves, passions and desires.
  • Be grateful, appreciative and thankful.

Be the best person you can be by growing, experiencing and changing for the better! Take that first step and do not worry if it is a baby step, a giant leap or somewhere in between. Take action by doing it for you. That going for it, doing it is the greatest accomplishment you can gift to yourself! It provides you the motivation to go for it and do it again and again and again!

Be a Pineapple – Stand Tall & Wear a Crown! (Photos by RSheridan)

You Get This One True Gift of Life – LIVE IT! Love to Hear Your Thoughts, Please Share.

4 Buckets

When It Comes To

FULLfiling Our Whole, Well Beings

I recently attended a class on managing stress. There were some really profound aha! moments for me!

#1 – There are essentially four buckets to FULLfil.

  • Physical
  • Mental
  • Emotional (including Social)
  • Spiritual

#2 – Exercising is more than the physical.

Exercise is physical well being as well as mental health and wellness! It is good to engage both in the activities. Remember fun and not chore. Play, laugh, get curious, explore . . .

Really think about what gives you joy, pleasure and overall happiness! It is motivating and energizing. It can be an attitude and mood changer. It is a confidence booster and gives you a sense of your overall strength aka empowerment!

#3 – Thinking about social being part of not only the emotional, but the physical, mental and spiritual.

I like being solo; however, grabbing a friend or being in a group can add a social aspect and a spirit of fun! It makes you accountable. It makes you a little more willing to try new things. It can be connecting if not at times bonding. It is a way to communicate, interact and engage too! 

I also enjoy getting outside to escape into the Great Outdoors! The fresh air and natural light. The becoming of one with the natural and nature is calming and grounding. The engagement of all your senses! 

(Photos by RSheridan)

It all correlates and connects, right! Communicating and engaging. Interacting and connecting. Your whole, well being!

My Top 7 2017 Reflections

Life Lessons and Experiences

Have your reflected on your journeys in 2017?

The life lessons and the experiences.

What did you learn? What did you experience?

The explorations and adventures. The people you met. The food and drink. The travels. The experiences and memories you made.

#1 – Be Kind

Think about a mirror and how you share yourself with others! Kindness and thankfulness. Appreciation and respect. Gratitude and celebration. Your actions matter in how you treat yourself as well as others! 

Really defining what truly matters! The gifts and talents. The possibilities and opportunities.

My Take Away: Patience. 

#2 – Being True to Who You Are – Your True Essence

Do what is best for you and what serves your needs too! Build up your self confidence and self independence. Communicate and connect with your inner being. Engage your inner voice and interact with your heart, mind and whole being. Be true to who you are and trust what you know to be true!

When your heart, mind and being are in tune it creates the space you need to go after what you need! The dreams turn into goals. The coming from love versus fear in following your heart’s desires! The listening to communicate, interact, engage, and connect. The believing and trusting that you are right where you need to be! 

My Take Away: Trust the Process!

#3 – Magic is to Be Believed

Magic is what you make it! What do you believe? It really makes you pause to reflect on what truly matters! 

  • Hopes and wishes.
  • Dreams and desires.
  • Adventures and creativeness.
  • Surprises and celebrations.
  • Silliness and fun.

My Take Away: Live as only YOU can!

#4 – Wholeness and Wellness of Your Being

Instead of thinking how your being and body is not, really think what it does do for you! Loving you, your body and your whole, well being. It may not be easy and it may come with its share of hard work, but you are so worth it! Kindness and acceptance. Appreciation and gratitude. Be thankful, be proud and be strong!

My Take Away: Love of Self!

#5 – Sharing You

There is a way to share yourself with others in being real with who you are! You can be personal without being TMI. It can be relatable and truth telling. It can be empowering, especially in how you treat yourself! 

My Take Away – Simple – Share You and Your Life With You as well as Others, especially Your Greatest Someones!

#6 – Presence

Think about doing just one thing at a time or even just doing nothing! Be mindful and in the present moment. Bring about awareness, especially of self. Ask yourself, “What can be?” and “What can go?”.

  • It is okay to not know what is next and soak in the now.
  • It is okay to lock on to what you need and go for it.
  • It is okay to value yourself by honoring who you are and what you need.
  • It is okay to be open to learn, grow and experience. Get curious to explore and adventure.
  • It is okay to not be and do all. Make the time for yourself, stop rushing and trust the timing.

My Take Away: Be PRESENT – everything happens in due time! In your life as well as the lives of others, especially your greatest someones.

#7 – LESS is More

Life is a puzzle! However, you are not handed a box with all the pieces. You have to journey to add the pieces as you go along! The seeing of the bigger picture to the details and everything in between.

What are your blessings? What are you grateful for? What does abundance truly mean to you? Sharing creates experience and expansion upon abundance!

My Take Away: Simple – Less is MORE!

(Photos by RSheridan)

Here’s To Whatever Makes Your Whole Being CRAVE . . . Love to Hear, Please Share Your Thoughts!


New Year

New Beginnings

Hello! 2018

Discover . . . Experiment . . . Maybe Take Some Risks . . . 

Here’s to casting the net wide for my whole being!

My Top 5 for 2018

  1. Health & Wellness. I took the leap mid-November 2017 and started a new exercise program. I am loving it!
  2. MORE Time Off.
  3. Career Changes.
  4. Home Renovation Continues . . .
  5. Love and Live Life to a FULLer level.

One BIG World . . .

R&R Time!

Filling Your Bucket . . . (Pictures by RSheridan)

What is TOPS for YOU in 2018? Love to Hear, Please Share.

Racing Minds Want To Know

Putting The “Over” On the Down Low

Do you feel at times your head is on a constant swivel? Responding to this and reacting to that. Being distracted and disrupted throughout the day. Having to be busy at all times!


Technology is 365/24/7! Mobile devices, TV’s, electronic ads/billboards, etc. How does one handle and cope with that short attention span with a twist of instant gratification that is continuous and constant. How do become more mindful and present in that environment. Cutting through that clutter for more clearness in mind and being!

Do you feel like your mind and heart are in a race to see who is going faster?


That is where mindfulness, being present, and/or focusing on the task at hand comes into play! It centers the mind and slows the being. It calms the stress, anxiety and tension. It can be something as simple as closing your eyes and taking three deep breaths. Taking a breather is like a reset for the mind and being!

You find that clarity, attentiveness and focus again! You process better, especially in decision making and problem solving. You may even discover that thing you were struggling with or being challenged by becomes a little easier to deal with. Take the time to re-focus!

Think about playing ball or putting a puzzle together! An activity that has you focusing more closely on the task at hand. It helps you build your capacity to focus if you continue to practice. It can also break the norm!

I recently read an article by Jillian Pransky and in the article she stated “We are zippers.”. Due to how hard we are always working. Like they say all work and no play . . .

“It’s like we’re in a motorboat noisily zipping around, trying to find a place that is quiet, peaceful, and still.

We’re solving a problem, responding to demands, preparing for what’s next, improving ourselves.

But we’re just making more waves and noise wherever we go. It counters all our ambitious conditioning,

but true freedom comes when we throttle back the motor and come naturally to stillness.”~True Refuge by Tara Brach

What happens when we slow down?

  • Will we really miss something?
  • Will we be failing?
  • Will we be less than?
  • Will all that pushing and pulling get everything done as well as right?
  • Will we fall behind instead of getting ahead?
  • Will we try to be better even when it comes to breathing, relaxing, resting, etc.?

It is okay to take and make the time to relax and rest! To create that space for yourself to do what you need/want with it. You may find yourself scheduling more time for R&R!

  • It can be calming and grounding.
  • It can be freeing and rewarding.
  • It can be an energy as well as a mood booster.
  • It can be a way to connect and communicate with your whole being again (i.e. self check time!).
  • It can be another great way to close out what is happening around you and just center on yourself.

What would you do if you gave yourself at least 30-minutes up to 2 hours every couple of weeks or every month?

A relationship with self is paramount in feeling good and living the life you need/want/crave/desire!

There is a disconnection at times either with yourself and/or with parts of what is happening around you! You put up blocks or create distance when it comes to that constant busyness. Especially with technology and the speed the information comes at you. You create your own escapism in order to deal!

You forget to make yourself a priority! Really think about what you want to actively participate in. What truly needs your time and energy. It is okay to say no instead of yes and go, go, go!

  • How do you treat yourself?
  • How do you value you and the life you live?
  • How do you communicate and connect with your whole being?
  • How are you experiencing each and every day?
  • How are you meeting your needs?

Really think about those “how” questions and how you answer them too! 

(Photos by RSheridan)

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