Encouraging Thoughts to Help Improve Your Self-Esteem

    Encouraging Thoughts to Help Improve Your Self-Esteem  Thoughts that inspire exploration and reflection (again, compliments to my beautiful therapist) Happiness can be defined in many ways, but what IS it that gives us this wonderful sensation that emanates from deep within ourselves? The answer comes from deep within. Self Esteem or Self Respect is not given to use through praise, gifts or attention. It’s about ourselves learning how to do things for ourselves, how to be responsible Read more [...]

A Fascinating Realization

  I find it fascinating how a Blessing becomes a curse And pleasure becomes torment How what’s good turns worse And active goes dormant In the grand scheme A man dreams And right there His plan is forsaken As he awakens From a nightmare Once floored by a spell He is bored as hell Nevertheless The sight of a dress Hugging curves Captures his heart Then rips it apart And his ex says It’s what he deserves     Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Check out  these and some of my other Read more [...]

“That’s When You Know Why You’re Here”

    When someone close to you dies Heartbreak is bound to appear A part of you dies too, but That’s when you know why you’re here   And when your head is clear   Discovery leads to a portal In which the full grasp of a mortal Finds the impulses of God Far more transparent than odd Enabling a soul held at bay Respite to go on one more day Enduring the ultimate war Nibbling away at your core Converting your heart through each tear… Ever closer you grow Read more [...]

“An Ode To Your Sense Of Entitlement”

        O  h, silver spoon fed D ilettante E at your heart out if you want O pen wide thy mouth for me D ine upon this E dible entity   O n a platter I’ll serve a delicate term D elicious E fficient, never idle spent   O ver matters chit-chatter D iscerns, to appease your sense of E ntitlement // < ![CDATA[ // < ![CDATA[ // < ![CDATA[ // ]]> Amazon.com Widgets    Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Check out  these and some of my other books Read more [...]

Homemade Pancake Mix

Pancake Mix: 2 cups whole wheat flour 3 cups white flour 1 1/4 cup powdered milk 1/4 cup sugar 1/8 Cup baking powder 1 Tbsp salt Mix together with a whisk and store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.   To Make Pancakes Add: 1 1/2 cups mix 1 cup water 2 Tbsp oil 1 egg Mix together.  Pour batter onto a hot griddle or pan.     Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Sixteen | Peter and the Lives of the Others

    Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Dec 29, 2012 WritersImprovStudio   'You'd think that when love ends, that it could just end, and it wouldn't have to be so bitter and complicated.' Alis asks for Peter's help, Peter offers Tomas his help, Tomas wants everybody to get out of his life. A couple has common friends. One day they separate. What happens to their friends? Will they take sides, will they get involved, will they even Read more [...]

Fish and Avocado Tacos

        Super Healthy Kids shares their recipe for Fish and Avocado Tacos Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 15 mins     Ingredients: 4 Tilapia Fillet's 8 corn tortillas 1-2 avocados 1/2 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes   White sauce: 2 TBL plain yogurt 2 TBL light mayo 1 teaspoon lime juice   Instructions Cook Tilapia in oven at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, or until cooked through. Layer Read more [...]

Help Boost Your Mood When you Feel a Little Down

      During my healing process too often I find myself sad, tense, worried, or just plain filled with the bad wave of healing. I don’t enjoy feeling that way at all.  Need Help Boost Your Mood When you Feel a Little Down.  Here are some of my personally tested tricks to pull me out of that sad place and back to the positive waves of healing. 1. Look around you, “It could be worse.” You may be sad that you are alone but think about the person that is alone and homeless. Read more [...]

Inspirational Quotes #18

"Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have, and say thanks to God for the troubles we don’t have…" -  Angela Rose "I have peace today not because there are no storms in the world, but because the LORD is my peace in the midst of the storm." Psalm 107:29-30 "It’s easy to take off your clothes and have sex; people do it all the time, but opening up your soul to someone, letting them into your spirit, thoughts, fears, future, hopes, and dreams…. THAT”S being naked!" Read more [...]

Talk given to the Better than Ever After Divorce Community

  I posted my Talk given to the Better than Ever After Divorce Community before, but learned the link did not work.  As such I got a copy of the mp3 from the organization that hosted the talk and I up loaded directly to the site and undated the post. This is a recording of a talk I was asked to give to an international audience for Better than Ever After Divorce.  Dee Adio-Moses asked me to talk on the topic after interviewing me about my book on her radio show.  Some of the topics Read more [...]