Author Archives: Denise Scarbro

About Denise Scarbro

Denise Scarbro holds a BA in Psychology from North Central College and has been studying the work of various teachers; such as, Debbie Ford, Byron Katie, Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer and many more, since 2006. Denise writes entries for her blog, Peel The Onion, as well as for other publications; including, The Huffington Post’s "GPS for the Soul" and "The Whirling Blog," and is currently working on her first book. Denise lives in a suburb of Chicago with her two children and several family pets.

You Are You, and That’s Enough!

I have been fat; I have been thin. Sometimes I am sexy; other times I am frumpy. I can be charming; I can be obnoxious. I’m lazy; I’m energetic. I am loud; I am reserved. I am intelligent; I am … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peak

Preview from the first page of my book: White Picket Fence Disease and Other Strange Phenomenons, By Denise Scarbro After my marriage ended, I found myself a 34 year-old single woman with two young children and no adult dating experience. … Continue reading

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Hey…Wait a Minute!

Do you know who you are? You’d be surprised at how little we know about who we are, and how much the people in our lives and our perceptions of the events around us influence who we think we are. … Continue reading

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Changin’ it Up!

Hello Onion Peelers!  As you may have noticed, I have not written in a while.  I have been taking a bit of a break due to (among other things) a lack of inspiration.  I have had some significant changes in … Continue reading

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My Bucket is Overflowing!

When we are trying to make changes, we are often times our own worst enemy.  We want what we want, and we want it NOW.  Our impatience can sabotage all of the strides we make, sometimes even canceling them out.  … Continue reading

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Motivation: How to Stay in Control

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” ~Wayne Dyer Whether it is about losing weight, quitting smoking, finding a new job, or learning a new skill, there is only one thing that we … Continue reading

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How to Attract Abundance into Your Life

How do we attract abundance?  How do we open ourselves up to receive what we want in life?  There is a simple way to start receiving more in your life:  In order to receive, we need to give.  When we … Continue reading

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Exclusive Articles!

Please check out my latest article, What Causes Stress? written EXCLUSIVELY for The Huffington Post! (click the link below) What Causes Stress?  “Stress is not something that happens to us as a result of outside influences. We can choose how … Continue reading

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Are These Magic Seeds?

Would you question the intention of an apple seed?  Would you look at a seed inside an apple you have just sliced open and say, “So?  What is it that you are here for?”  Would you wonder if, after you … Continue reading

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Gather Around For a Game of Cards

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”  ~Randy Pausch Imagine yourself sitting around a table playing a game.  The dealer shuffles the cards, and you anxiously wait to see what you have to … Continue reading

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