Archive for the ‘Goals’ Category

What the Passing of Dr. Wayne Dyer Taught Me about Living

August 31st, 2015Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope I’ve never cried over the death of a public persona before – someone I didn’t know personally, but only through his work, his art. But that’s exactly what happened when I heard the passing of someone who was very influential in my life – Dr. Wayne Dyer. (Before I go much further, […]

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What the 20-year old hippie rafting guide taught me about life (Hint: it has to do with boulders)

September 9th, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope   (Note: This is Part 2 in  series of posts about the lessons I learned from some 20-something mountain men about life). In my post last week, I talked about my incredible family trip to Colorado this summer  – a trip that became a spiritual journey in many ways.  I thought I […]

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3 life lessons I learned from some 20-year old mountain guys – Part 1

September 2nd, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

Happy Labor Day to my friends in the US! I hope you are enjoying a day of rest and relaxation. I just returned last week from an incredible family trip to Colorado. It was an opportunity to give a final nod to the laid back days of summer and some quality family time before the busy […]

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Are you too busy to be happy?

August 1st, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

I recently asked a group of busy moms what their biggest challenge was with regard to doing the things they enjoy in life. Nearly unanimously, time was cited as the biggest hindrance. Yes, the age-old “I’m too busy to do what makes ME happy”.  I call this the “Myth of the Busy Mom”. I too […]

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Having the “whole” conversation (an excerpt from the “Loving the Pregnant” You book)

April 24th, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

Today I am sharing a guest post by my friend Amy L Riley, who has just published her first book “Loving the Pregnant You”. In her book, Amy shares how to release the pressure that many expectant moms feel — the feeling that you’ve got to be perfect and do everything exactly right during those […]

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Let Them Make Mistakes!

March 16th, 2013Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope   I don’t know where we picked up this idea as parents that we should ensure our children remain protected from all suffering.  How will they develop resilience if life is all unicorns and rainbows? I know that many of us had challenging childhoods, and so it is normal to want to […]

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You have more power than you think!

March 5th, 2012Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope As parents, the last thing you ever want to see is your child struggling. Whether they are sick, being teased at school, or just lost out on something they were working hard to achieve, etc., sometimes don’t you just feel powerless to improve things for them? I experience this in my own […]

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Need a miracle? Try this…

January 16th, 2012Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope Have you ever felt like your entire life was melting down? Like nothing you did turned out the way you wanted it to, despite your best efforts? Like you’re doing everything you think you’re supposed to do but nothing is working? I was actually in this place not too long ago. I […]

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Facing a challenge? Try the act of surrender.

December 12th, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope I had an interesting experience this week that awakened me to the power of surrender. My son came down ill during the middle of last week. Initially I thought it was just a common virus and then he was diagnosed with Strep Throat. He initially started showing improvement once on the antibiotic, […]

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The final key in helping your kids achieve what they want in their lives

October 31st, 2011Posted by ishineadmin

By Jill Hope The past few weeks we’ve been talking about the important keys to helping your kids achieve what they want in their lives; their goals and dreams. These keys include: –  Having a clear vision of their desire and knowing why they want it. –  Striving for what they want, not just what […]

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