Do you suffer from choice related STRESS?

We live in extremely stressful times. Many of the stress factors are out of our control and are unavoidable. Yet, a great deal of stress is what I call chosen stress. Are you adding induced stress into your already stress filled life? Listen in and find out just what...
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Do you criticize yourself?

Do you criticize yourself? Do you hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else? Are you judgmental of your body and/or your actions? Take time today to appreciate yourself, body, mind and spirit. You are perfect, just the way you are. Remember that when we are...
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Achieve the willingness to embrace a situation or experience

Acceptance is having the willingness to embrace the fullness of a situation or experience. It is an inner realization that all is well, regardless of the outward impression. If we do not practice acceptance we will never know peace and serenity. Coaching can help and...
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Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. ~Camille Pissarro

See all the beauty that surrounds you today.

Love and Marriage

Love that does not renew itself every day becomes a habit and in turn a slavery. ~Khalil Gibran

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends. ~Harville Hendrix
Consider attending my Creating Conscious Relationships workshop to help assist in improving all of your relationships.

The Power of Dance

There is a little known tribe in Africa that has the answer to conflict resolution and world peace. Whenever there is a disagreement or an argument within the village, the entire tribe goes to the village center and dances until they can dance no more or the problem no longer has the tension. Can you imagine world leaders doing this? ~Sherry Petro-Surdel


He who is contented is rich. ~Lao Tzu

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Do not accept others definition of success. Find your own contentment.


Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. ~Helen Keller

Live life to the fullest. Pursue your dreams.

Be Kind

On a scale of 1-10, how do you rate on kindness to others?

Now on a scale of 1-10, how do you rate on being kind to yourself?

If there is more than a 2 point difference in your scores, you have some work to do! ~Sherry Petro-Surdel


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. ~Henry David Thoreau

Growth and Eyesight

Growing is never about focusing on someone else’s lessons but only on our own. We are not the victims of the world outside us. As hard as it is to believe sometimes, we’re always responsible for how we see things. ~Marianne Williamson

How is your eyesight?

Present Moment

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.  ~Leo Buscaglia

Stay in the present moment and enjoy all the good around you and within you.


Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. ~Andre Gide
Make a commitment to listening, learning and broadening your perspective.

You, The Author

Do you realize that you are an author and you have been busy writing a book for years? You are writing the book of your life. Is it a love story, a suspense novel, a mystery or a human interest story? Is it filled with soul searching experiences? Is it a book that you would want to read? ~Sherry Petro-Surdel


Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t let fear get in the way of your success.


When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. ~Helen Keller
Choose to be joyful and happiness will follow.


People who seek success for the sole purpose of feeling successful in the eyes of others are often people who do not feel successful. What is your definition of success? Is that definition about you or is it about others? ~Sherry Petro-Surdel

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