Monthly Archives: April 2018

Cheaper and Quicker Travel!

Going to the airport? Do you dread the lines at the airport?  TSA pre-check is the answer for you! I just love it!!!  For a non-refundable $85 fee (payable by money order, credit card, or a certified check) you can enroll in TSA PreCheck for five years. 


TSA PreCheck is the expedited screening program at airports that allows low-risk passengers to use a fast-tracked security line. In order to apply, you must be a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national, or a lawful permanent resident. The application process includes an in-person interview and background check.

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Circumstances Beyond Your Control

Being happy is easy when life is going well; but what about when circumstances spin out of control and bad things happen one right after another. We all have times when we feel that we just can’t get out from under the storm clouds. How do people stay happy during the tough times? It’s a learned behavior that takes practice and passion for what doing what you love! You really should really read my blog on the terrific benefits of simply being happy!  

It’s been said time and time again that when the going gets tough, the tough get going, but some people don’t find that at all easy to do. Positive attitudes can help, but knowing that there is a higher power that controls the chess pieces of our lives lets us know that this hard time is only a bump in the road and will soon pass.

Have faith that it will be better. In the meantime, continue living your life.  Don’t stop working on your passion and goals just because you are being tested. Time is still moving and your best life is ahead of you! Stay focused. Take Control of your Life!  Check out

Do what you love simultaneously with your “adventure”. Notice I did not say ordeal!   Knowing it won’t last is key! This deep acceptance of faith is called joy; and hard times simply can’t compete with pure joy. We may not understand why bad things happen to good people, but we know that they do and always will. Bad things happen to bad people too, just as good things happen to good people. It’s just the way it is. It’s the manner in which we deal with the life’s obstacles that define who we are- how we present to the world. Continue reading

Enjoy Your Life: Be an Optimist- Change Your Views

“Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one sees the stars.”

Frederick Langbridge, A Cluster of Quiet Thoughts–

If you’ve placed second in a writing contest, will you jump for joy and push for better results the next time or will you be discouraged and find an excuse not to join again? Optimists jump for joy!

In life, you are always filled with choices. You may opt to have a pessimist’s view and live a self-defeated life or you may decide to take the optimist’s route and have  a challenging and fulfilling life.

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