Happiness for Dummies - Chapter 5, Optimism

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So, we've heard about the power of positive thinking and optimism, or the "glass half full/half empty" mentality.  But, I didn't really know all of the ramifications of having the half empty mentality.  It's almost self-sabotaging. Dr.…

Happiness for Dummies: Knowing What Happiness Isn't

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So, the book review continues, you can read on here or join in on the forum -- I'd love to start some real dialogue.  As timetoplay.com (by the way the new website layout will be up this week) is my quest for quality of life, I believe many,…

Learning: The Key to Enjoying Life

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I think I've finally got it.  I think I've finally figured out how to enjoy life.  I had an "ah ha" moment (thank you Jim Ryan for the terminology of Ah ha moments).  I think the key to enjoying life is learning. Here's some of my thoughts…

The Power of Now -- a journey to discovery

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Don't know if you have had the time to join in / read the book discussion re: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, but I'm up to page 65.  Here's what I'm thinking about so far. . . There are a lot of thought provoking statements in the pages…

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle

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I started reading The Power of Now yesterday.  I'm only up to page 14, and have seen some promise in this book as part of my journey of discovery.  Bare with me -- I have to ramble on a bit to explain things, and I'll get back to the reason…

Could Demi Moore Have Benefitted from www.timetoplay.com?

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So, yesterday my husband was talking to someone who described what they thought www.timetoplay.com was.  She said she thought it was a networking site.  You know, that description does kind of describe it.  For anyone reading this, did…

Happiness Tips for 2012 -- An Interview with Jim Ryan

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It's here.  The new year.  2012. Each year seems to come around faster and faster.  Since starting www.timetoplay.com, I look to find resources to make life better.  I'm working hard to stop being a workaholic and trying to learn how to…

Getting Through the Holidays Without Your Loved Ones

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I know  how hard it is for people to be without loved ones during this time of year.  A few days ago I had the honor of having Ron Villano, a clinical psychotherapist, life & bereavement coach (and a professional resource on the www.timetoplay.com…

It's Time to Help Our Blue Star Moms

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By chance - I guess that's how life works - I met a group of ladies called the Blue Star Moms.  I never heard of them before and was in awe of what they do and how they band together to develop a unique camaraderie and a mission that is bigger…