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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Fear is not a reality because it is a projection. Think of it, when you say you are afraid of something, is it currently happening in this present moment? Usually not, it is about a possibility in a future moment. To be fearless, stay in the present moment. ~Sherry Petro-Surdel

Positive Care

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. ~H. Jackson Brown,  Jr.

Share your kindness and compassion today. Promote positive growth whenever possible.


Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful. ~John Wooden

Humility is a virtue, remember that always.

A Sign of the Times

Are you paying attention to signs along the way? Times and signs are divine messages that are here to guide us. I call that Synchrodivinity. Synchrodivinity is always present but we must be open to its guidance. For today, watch closely for the signs and times in your life that are guiding you. ~Sherry Petro-Surdel

Love in Action

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do…but how much love we put in that action. ~Mother Teresa

Best Teacher

In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher. ~Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
Are you ready to learn your lessons, no matter the presenter?


For the willing, destiny guides them. For the unwilling, destiny drags them. ~Seneca

Are you being guided or drug through your life? If you are feeling life is dragging you, it is a good time to look to see if it is a result of not being open to guidance. ~Sherry Petro-Surdel

Conflict and Bitterness

Conflict cannot survive without your participation. ~Wayne Dyer

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
As Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “No one is my enemy.” Choose forgiveness and release your burdens.


Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it’s not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long. ~Amy Grant
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. ~Rabindranath Tagore

Consider attending my Creating Conscious Relationships workshop to help assist in improving all your relationships.

Thoughts and Suffering

Every thought that betrays your highest, most holy self is a betrayal that leads to mental, physical and spiritual suffering.
From the words of Buddha:
The mind is the forerunner of all actions.
All deeds are led by the mind, created by the mind.
If one speaks or acts with a corrupt mind, suffering will follow.
If one speaks or acts with a serene mind, happiness follows as surely as one’s shadow.


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.

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