Daily To-Do List of what’s really important

Hey Friends!!

I hope this day finds you all happy and in a great state of well-being. It was a snow day here in the DC area so I took advantage of the time to make this handy little to-do list to remind myself of what’s really important in life.

Feel free to download and share it if you like.

Daily To Do Lists

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“No Matter Where You’re From, Your Dreams are Valid”

Heey Friends!!

It should come to no surprise what this post will entail. I, along with the rest of the free world, watched as Lupita Nyong’o received her well deserved Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in ” 12 Years A Slave” last night. Her stunning beauty and poise captivated us all. I wanted to post the replay of her acceptance speech for you to enjoy again but it’s not available any longer on youtube ( the transcript can be found below ). She has motivated the masses and sparked a renewal in pride of being yourself and just as important, to believe in yourself, no matter where you are from.  How can we take this historic moment and apply it to our lives to keep this momentum going?

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Lupita Nyong’o Best Supporting Actress Oscar Speech 

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No Matter where you're from, your dreams are valid.

No Matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.

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Soul Kiss:: Is it really a Secret?

Hey Friends,

Its hard to believe but we are already into month Number 2 of this year. Sadly, by now, most folks who made new years resolutions have given up and quit. If you are one of those people, let me tell you that its not too late to get back on track! If jumping in feet first was too much, ease into the new habit you want to create. Begin by reading a new book on goal setting or studying the works of a successful person you admire. Currently, I’m reading and listening to audio stuff from one of my favorite people, Earl Nightingale. Here is a snippet from one of his works, The Strangest Secret.

“Well, it’s pretty apparent, isn’t it? We become what we think about. A person who is
thinking about a concrete and worthwhile goal is going to reach it, because that’s what
he’s thinking about. Conversely, the person who has no goal, who doesn’t know
where he’s going, and whose thoughts must therefore be thoughts of confusion,
anxiety, fear, and worry will thereby create a life of frustration, fear, anxiety and
worry. And if he thinks about nothing … he becomes nothing.”


This book is a short read but a little treasure. I found this copy from self-improvement-e-books.com and  downloaded it for free >>>>   The_Strangest_Secret <<<<< Feel free to download it, too.

You can change your life when you want to… it doesn’t take a new year and the Auld Lang Syne song to make adjustments! You got it!!

Comment and Let me know your thoughts on the book!

As always,

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Daily Kiss:: Everything works to your good

Everything always plays out for your good


No matter where you are or what you are going thru, know that is ALL working together for your good. Keep moving….. head high, Beautiful. You are covered.

Enjoy Your Journey ~ Kristi

Daily Kiss-spiration:: Free Yourself


This a great quote by Joel Osteen to start the new year. Change your mindset of people pleasing. Free yourself from their opinions because what others think of you is none of your business.

Happy 2014!! 

Love and Light, Kristi

Setting Fitness Goals for 2014? Quick tips to help you really do it!

20131231103944It’s hard to believe we are closing out another year! Many of us are obsessing about setting new goals and things we will resolve to do and not do. Getting fit and loosing weight are usually somewhere on the list. We obsess about our weight, down to the last ounce and we want it to happen fast..…like Now!

Invariably, when we fail to reach our goals in an unrealistic time frame or see instant results, we cast off the shackles of our restrictive diet and exercise plans and go back to the poor habits we resolved to end. Our weight then naturally creeps up, as we opt for ice cream and cookies instead of fruits and whole grains. We eventually reach a point, rather a weight that sickens us.

Then we decide to buckle down, resolutely determined to succeed this time and get to our pre-college weight, repeating this endless, fruitless, frustrating cycle.

A better way to set fitness goals is to avoid this method of setting weight goals, eating next to nothing, and obsessing over long tedious workouts. Instead set performance based goals for each month or season. For example don’t set a goal of losing 10 pounds in a month; set goals like running a race, such as a 5K, completing a certain amount of workouts in a given time period, or taking a challenging class, such as Zumba ®, my personal favorite!

By setting goals like this, you will gain a greater sense of accomplishment, and in the process look and feel better. Naturally, the weight will come off and I’ve found that when you start to really get into the lifestyle of being fit, you will make better food choices, crave exercise, and enjoy the journey. Now, that’s the way to set fitness goals.

English: Maria Moline, instructor, coaches her...

English: Maria Moline, instructor, coaches her Zumba class through the dance choreography in the Patch Fitness Center in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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What is The Law Of Attraction?

Heeeey Friends!!

I was emailed a link to the movie “The Secret” right after my dad died in 2006. I was sad and in a terrible place mentally. I felt like my life would be over soon, too. I watched the movie and was drawn in. This seemed to be “the” answer to everything. Ask. Believe. Receive. It was an introduction to the Law Of Attraction. I was in shock to this new way of thinking. Why hadn’t I heard of this before and if life was so easy, why did mine suck???? These were questions I was asking myself.


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I forwarded the link to as many people I could. I searched online for more information on the subject. I also joined a Youtube group of like minded folks who put this law into 90 day challenges. The basic premise was to see what small things we could manifest, (free lunches, front parking spots, spotting odd color cars like hot pink) and share our manifestations with each other via videos we posted. We became a close group of friends and I’m still connected to a handful of them across the world. That one link was life changing.

The Law of Attraction is not anti-religion nor anti-God, nor anti-Buddha, nor anti-anything; it is the exact opposite. It opens your mind to watch your tongue and stop using negative energy in your life. It makes you believe that you can manifest what you see in your mind. The Law of Attraction will always work whether you believe it or not.

There is so much to talk about on the subject of Law of Attraction so I’ll make this it’s own series, we’ll dabble in it frequently because this post will be waaay too long if I try to type all that I’ve learned in this one little post. ( vision boards, action, faith, relationships, money,etc.)

Here are celebs who’ve shared information publicly about their belief in The Law Of Attraction. (image and video)


Have you heard of “The Secret” (Law of Attraction)? If you have any questions or want me to post something specific on the subject, let me know.

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