Tag Archives: joy

Martina’s Favorite Quotes—#2

Author and Certified Life Coach Martina Faulkner, LMSW, dives into some of her favorite quotes, writing tips, and sources of inspiration. Check back for future blogs with more insight into her life, her process, and what drives her forward. While…


Joy, Peace, and Love

Nearly every client I have worked with recently has had the same theme come up: Joy, Peace, and Love. As we navigated the various issues they were facing, all of them different, we always arrived at the same end. Each…


Life Is Best Lived In The Little Things

Per my post yesterday, I thought this warranted repeating: Life is best lived in the little things that make us happy. All too often I see clients or friends getting caught up in the “big” ideas, or the big list…


Christmas Cards in October?

Christmas Cards in October? Yes, I’m one of those people. I start working on Christmas cards in October. Typically, I’m ordering something around now, though there have been times in the past when I would have already received my order…


A Return to Authentic Joy

Over the last few weeks I’ve been focusing heavily on the roles Hope and Fear play in our lives on a daily basis. In light of world events, it seemed to be a topic I needed to address. It’s not…


My Story of Grace

I am so excited to share this news with you. 365 Moments of Grace is out TODAY and I’m a Contributing Author! In its pages, I have shared my personal story of Grace – how I found it, what it means to me, and…


I’m Just Me.

Last week I wrote a poem, but hadn’t decided when/where or if I would share it. I showed it to a friend and she said, “Oh my gosh I love it!!! It has a bit of a Dr. Seuss feel…