Archive for May, 2012

To Thine Own Self…

Posted by Sooz on Monday, May 28, 2012 | 15 Comments

Hamlet Act 1 Scene 3: Polonius to Laertes: “This above all else: to thine own self be true.”   This one line from Hamlet has become a modern day call to “Honor Your Essence.” The problem is that most of us have no idea what our true essence is. For far too long I disregarded [...]

The You Are Loved Project

Posted by Sooz on Monday, May 21, 2012 | 4 Comments

Words are powerful. They have the power to build up and power to tear down.  At no time in life are we more vulnerable to the influence of words than when we are young. Elementary school is the perfect environment to grow strong and healthy kids. All too often, simple opportunities to encourage students end [...]

Haiku Goodness

Posted by Sooz on Monday, May 14, 2012 | 4 Comments

Living the art of Goodness has much to do with simplicity.  It has to do with peacefully being present in the moment, seeing the beauty and wonder in the world around you, and connecting with things that are life-giving to you like using your own unique creativity. If you focus on these things you will [...]

How to Make Happiness

Posted by Sooz on Monday, May 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

 “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.”                                                                                                           Charles H. Spurgeon Strange isn’t it… we have so much, and yet no one is happy. It’s as if we have forgotten how to be happy. I have been pondering this topic lately because there seems to me to be [...]