In June, Fr. Schemel reflects on the joys of summer, vacations and the perspective they bring.
There is some good news and bad news about longevity. The good news is that over the past 100 years, life expectancy has increased dramatically. The bad news is that […]
I remember when my first child was born and the sleep deprivation that came with having a newborn. Everyone said, “Sleep when baby sleeps.” But I couldn’t. You see, I […]
Fr Schemel discusses new life in spring and the distractions of the internet.
Father Schemel muses on the change and unpredictability inevitable in March, and recommends embracing this opportunity for change.
Pause for a moment and try this beautiful meditation when you need to reconnect to your heart and recall the blessings in your life. (Length: 7:09). After you get a […]
“If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s sorrow and suffering enough to disarm hostility.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The holiday season […]
It takes intentional awareness to incline the mind toward gratitude. We gravitate toward (harp on, remember, obsess about, complain about, and even share with others) the negative in our lives. […]
I know what you must be thinking. Champagne wishes and caviar dreams….that’s all us regular folks need to know about estate planning. While the name may make it seem as […]
Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J. muses on the Horace quote, “Carpe Diem” and the transitions that take place in the month of August. Featured Image by Darcy Moore on Flickr Creative […]
Fr. Schemel, S.J. muses on being grateful and humble in our celebrations during the month of July. You can always visit his blog to dig a little deeper. Featured image by Tedeytan on Flickr Creative […]
We’ve all heard exercise can reduce stress and boost happiness, but does it really work? Turns out, exercise releases endorphins, your brain’s “feel-good neurotransmitters.” Studies have shown that exercise can reduce symptoms of […]
Positive psychology is a powerful thing! Learn about the importance of play and positive thinking in Shawn Anchor’s hilarious Tedx Talk below.
March has always seemed to me to be an unpredictable month. It’s at the end of the winter tunnel with spring in sight. But it never quite lives up to […]