Mind, Body & Spirit

DIVINE TIMING

DIVINE TIMING

By | March 24, 2016 at 6:07 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Presumably you may read this weeks article as a sequel to my last.  Previously, I shared with you how we need to demonstrate patience while waiting.  Although, we may not like being delayed by standing in line or sitting at a stoplight, it’s simply a part...

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WHY WAIT?

WHY WAIT?

By | March 17, 2016 at 2:26 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison On two separate occasions today I had cause to ponder the topic of waiting.  The first contemplation about “waiting” was dissimilar than sitting in the lobby at a doctor’s office while helping a friend.  In addition to my waiting, I was stopped by...

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TRUSTING YOUR GUT

TRUSTING YOUR GUT

By | March 10, 2016 at 8:46 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison How frequently have you ignored your gut feelings?  Likely too many times and you’ve lost count.  How many gut feelings resulted in an adverse outcome because you decided not to listen?  I would venture you have learned a plethora of lessons all due to...

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WHAT IS SOUND HEALING?

WHAT IS SOUND HEALING?

By | March 3, 2016 at 12:16 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Our fast paced society leaves most of us feeling overwhelmed, anxious and stressed.  Generally the most beneficial modalities are to exercise, which relieves stress.  Plus, it is beneficial for our overall health physically and mentally.  Another modality...

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WORKING TOGETHER

WORKING TOGETHER

By | February 18, 2016 at 1:28 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Helen Keller’s quote, “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”  What a powerful statement.  To often we believe we can do everything autonomously.  In reality we need one another.  We need the human connection.  We are not meant to...

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LOVE IS EVERYWHERE

LOVE IS EVERYWHERE

By | February 11, 2016 at 5:08 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Red and pink, boxed chocolates, teddy bears, and ready made flower bouquets are omnipresent. Love is in the air.  If you are a hopeless romantic you are likely to love Valentine’s Day.  Regardless of attitude, Valentines’ Day symbolizes love.  As humans...

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FALLS ARE PREVENTABLE

FALLS ARE PREVENTABLE

By | February 4, 2016 at 1:05 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison As we mature with age it is natural for us to change.  As we know, change is constant.  Fortunately, we have numerous resources to assist with just about anything we need.  Often times, it will require on your behalf for you to remain diligent in the...

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CONFESSION

CONFESSION

By | January 28, 2016 at 12:17 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison While contemplating my topic for this week I pondered should I share a confession with my readers.  Naturally, I thought it would be cogent if I tell you the good news.  Without a doubt you have been confronted one time in your life, “Who are you?” ...

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TIME ON TASK

TIME ON TASK

By | January 21, 2016 at 12:30 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Growing up I often heard, “time on task.” Translation: Time on task is the length of time spent actively involved on a task.  Most of us are easily distracted in our fast paced society.  We are derailed by some of the most miniscule of things and it...

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CORE STRENGTH

CORE STRENGTH

By | January 13, 2016 at 11:58 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Six-pack abs appears to be a fascination with Americans.  Possessing rock-hard washboard abs is the goal amongst many.  Truly one should be thinking, how do I maintain the muscles “springy and elastic,” in a well honed state?”  A healthy muscle has...

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STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS

STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS

By | January 6, 2016 at 4:12 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Do you find yourself falling into a seminal moment of comparing yourself to others? We are all guilty of this action. How is this working for you?  Comparing yourself to others may be a source of motivation but it can also be dangerous.  Social media lends...

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WRAP IT UP

WRAP IT UP

By | December 30, 2015 at 3:20 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Another year has transpired.  It is a time of reflection and establishing New Year’s resolutions.  Looking back on the previous year you have wonderful memories and likely learned a few lessons.  While reflecting keep in mind that a New Year is in the...

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GENEROUSITY

GENEROUSITY

By | December 23, 2015 at 11:43 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Let’s face it, a magnanimous heart does not come naturally.  Humans are selfish by nature.  However, we can educate ourselves to be generous and project a giving spirit.  Your parents taught you in your early years how to share and why it is important to...

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PEACE, LOVE, JOY

PEACE, LOVE, JOY

By | December 16, 2015 at 11:35 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison The holidays are my favorite time of year.  Our desert weather grows cooler and there is much to celebrate.  It is a time to gather with family and friends. It is a time of reflection on the past year.  You may ask yourself, what did I accomplish?  What...

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HOLIDAY HUSTLE

HOLIDAY HUSTLE

By | December 10, 2015 at 4:00 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Tis the season to be merry!  The hustle and bustle of the holidays commenced just before Thanksgiving.  It is the time of year that our schedules are overwhelmed with parties, family, our children’s school programs all while continuing to work and balance...

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EXPEL POOR HABITS

EXPEL POOR HABITS

By | December 3, 2015 at 1:37 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Poor habits? I candidly admit I have mine. You will reap long-term rewards by jettisoning your poor habits.  Commence to identify your habit(s).  Secondly, develop a plan to modify.  Lastly, take action and follow through with your plan. Lifelong habits...

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A SEASON OF GRATEFULNESS

A SEASON OF GRATEFULNESS

By | November 25, 2015 at 9:32 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Each week I am grateful in sharing my articles with our community. Overwhelming gratitude prevails for my children, health, successes, my trials and tribulations.  A friend of mine shared how she received a journal as a gift.  Each day she is to write what...

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A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION

A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION

By | November 12, 2015 at 1:33 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison If we all held the same opinions in common, our world would be rather mundane.  Possessing a difference of opinion creates engaging and stimulating conversation.  It is rather interesting two people can grow up in the same home, be taught the same values yet...

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YOU CAN SHARE KINDENESS, EVERY DAY

YOU CAN SHARE KINDENESS, EVERY DAY

By | November 5, 2015 at 1:12 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison An act of altruism requires little effort.  More than twice the amount of energy is expended to be cruel and hurtful.  Sure, everyone has had an ego bruising or feelings hurt.  It is part of life.  At tender young ages we learned quickly not everyone plays...

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PROCRASTINATION

PROCRASTINATION

By | October 29, 2015 at 1:29 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Procrastination by definition is the act or habit of circumventing or delaying. Especially something requiring immediate attention.  Successful people do not put off what can be done today for tomorrow.  Each and every one of us has delayed a task.  We seem...

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CORE STRENGTH

CORE STRENGTH

By | October 22, 2015 at 12:55 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Six-pack abs appears to be a fascination with Americans.  Possessing rock-hard washboard abs is the goal amongst many.  Truly one should be thinking, how do I maintain the muscles “springy and elastic,” in a well honed state?”  A healthy muscle has...

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ABUNDANCE MENTALITY

ABUNDANCE MENTALITY

By | October 15, 2015 at 3:56 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Life offers many twists and turns.  When one door closes another opens.  Often one door must close enabling a new experience to commence. Intermittently we fear ending one segment of our lives due to the unknown of what may occur.  If you shift your mindset...

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IT’S TIME TO GET REAL

IT’S TIME TO GET REAL

By | October 8, 2015 at 1:23 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison How many masks are you donning? Are you disguising yourself in fear of what others may believe about you?  Do you have multiple masks for different occasions?  Isn’t this exhausting?  Do you fear you will be judged?  Do you conform to how you want people...

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CHANGE IT UP

CHANGE IT UP

By | October 1, 2015 at 12:10 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Change is the only constant in life. We know this as truth.  Often we yearn for change while others loathe the thought. Change can be exhilarating.  Others may resist and fight change. Have you thought maintaining an open mind and heart may lead to...

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MIND OVER MATTER

MIND OVER MATTER

By | September 24, 2015 at 12:48 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Do you allow your thoughts to predominate you?  Do you project what your future may hold?  Do you fabricate circumstances in your life?  Do you create your own anxiety?  It is simple to get caught up in your own thoughts negative or positive.  Typically...

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CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES WISELY

CHOOSE YOUR BATTLES WISELY

By | September 16, 2015 at 11:35 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison How is it that we find ourselves entangled in battles with others?  Why do we allow others to immerse us in to their web of misery? I do not have the exact answers to the direct questions above.  These questions are personal and you need to ask yourself if...

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AHA MOMENTS

AHA MOMENTS

By | September 9, 2015 at 10:49 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Most people are familiar with the slang term “Aha.”  It is described as a moment of sudden realization, inspiration, insight, recognition, or comprehension as defined by Merriam-Webster.  Oprah Winfrey has coined the term, “Aha,” and you will often...

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SQUARE PEG, ROUND HOLE

SQUARE PEG, ROUND HOLE

By | September 3, 2015 at 2:54 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Have you attempted placing a square peg in a round hole? Perhaps not literally but figuratively speaking you have at one point or another. Obviously the shapes do not coincide.  The idiocy simply translates, trying to fit two things that do not belong...

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Healthy School Lunches

Healthy School Lunches

By | August 26, 2015 at 11:18 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Can you believe it is August?  A new school year is around the corner.  Soon we will be kissing our summer goodbye.  It is bitter sweet.  Children will be back to a regular schedule, as will the parents. Children will bemoan their early bedtimes.  Parents...

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BE PASSIONATE ABOUT YOU

BE PASSIONATE ABOUT YOU

By | August 13, 2015 at 2:09 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison As we near summers end, there may be a few loose ends you need to resolve. Children go back to school and many of us have returned from our vacations. Only four months remain in 2015, which may have you asking yourself a few questions. Did you fulfill your...

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KEEPING YOUR MOJO IN FLOW

KEEPING YOUR MOJO IN FLOW

By | August 5, 2015 at 6:43 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Losing that loving feeling for something you once possessed such a passion for can be frustrating or debilitating.  Fortunately, I had the pleasure this past weekend to attend a conference hosted by a friend of mine.  It was a gathering of female...

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IT’S TIME FOR A VACATION

IT’S TIME FOR A VACATION

By | July 30, 2015 at 12:14 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Let’s face it; we dwell in a stressed society.  One of the best gifts to self is an occasional vacation.  We often hear or make excuses that we do not have time to get away.  Furthermore, we cannot afford to leave our jobs or we simply do not have the...

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SUMMER DETOX

SUMMER DETOX

By | July 22, 2015 at 7:21 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison We wash our hands several times per day. We brush our teeth two or three times per day.  We rarely give thought to how often we should cleanse our body internally.  Before you read on, how do you feel right now?  Answer honestly.  Now, proceed if any of...

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DO YOU COMMUNICATE WELL?

DO YOU COMMUNICATE WELL?

By | July 15, 2015 at 11:47 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Honing your skills as a good communicator will serve you for the rest of your life. When you communicate well you are able to foster healthy relationships within your family and workplace. Healthy communication skills do not come naturally for most of us....

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WHAT ARE YOU MANIFESTING?

WHAT ARE YOU MANIFESTING?

By | July 9, 2015 at 1:08 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Be cognizant of what you manifest as it may come true.  What is manifestation?  It is the art of making your desires materialize.  We should strive for manifesting positivity.  We are constantly manifesting.  As humans we create a flow of energy.  This...

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