Deanna Pledge, Ph.D.

Bloom Where You're Planted!

Blooming Blog


December 9, 2015

Tags: epiphany, optimism, change, childlike wonder, magic, connection, generosity of spirit

Epiphany probably has a million definitions. It’s the occurrence when the mind, the body, the heart, and the soul focus together and see an old thing in a new way.
~ Maya Angelou

The holidays often seem to precipitate the revelation of epiphanies - changes that allow us to see ourselves and others in a different light. Perhaps it is because many people seem to be more “open” around the holidays. (more…)

The Power of Imagination

September 16, 2014

Tags: imagination, visualization, childlike wonder, worries, mothers, play, dreams, manifest reality, accomplishments

Imagination is the preview of life’s coming attractions.
~Albert Einstein

Einstein has captured the essence of visualization in this brief quote. I love the exuberance and joy expressed in this simple statement, because it is so true for all of us. It reminds me of the unlimited imagination we see in many children. (more…)