Luxury Vacation Home in WinterCreek, Truckee; walk to the park, Truckee River, restaurants, shops and only about 6.5 miles to Northstar.

Truckee Vacation Home - Winter Creek Mountain DelightThis luxury home in the upscale Winter Creek development was built in 2007. It is fully furnished with all new comfortable contemporary furniture, artwork, lighting, bedding, linens, and many decorative accents create a distinct sense of style and warmth when you walk through the door of our Wintercreek Mountain Delight.

Relax in the beautiful living area while watching TV or enjoy your family and friends by the fireplace, if cooking’s in the plans, our fully equipped kitchen won’t disappoint, have a formal diner at our dining table that seats 6 or enjoy an outdoors diner on one of our decks, the choice is yours. This vacation home features 3 bedrooms and a fully equipped office, the master is located on the first floor along with the office, 2 more bedrooms are on the 2nd floor, with plenty of space to spread you’ll love our Wintercreek Mountain Delight.

It is 6.5 miles to Northstar and 10 miles to Squaw Valley. It is also walking distance to Old Town Truckee with lots of great restaurants and shopping. Across the street is the Truckee Regional Park with cross country skiing along the Truckee River and an ice skating rink in the winter, it also has ball fields, amphitheater & walking/running trails along the Truckee River in the summer. Also across the street is the Ponderosa Golf Course. Whatever the season, our Wintercreek Mountain Delight Vacation Home in Truckee awaits you!!!

To book our beautiful Wintercreek Mountain Delight visit our Truckee Vacation Rentals page.


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Stop the Complain Game

Complain less and find more inner peace by Sarah Starr

Is it possible to break the old patterns of complaining? How do you stop the “complain game” of whose disease, body, or ailment is the worst?

Complaining about your health can be an addiction, because usually there’s a pay off. When you complain, you usually get attention or sympathy, or it serves to get you out of doing something. “I can’t exercise because … ” “My back hurts, I’m too old, I don’t have enough energy, etc. … ”

Raised in a family of six, I subconsciously knew that if I was sick, I would receive undivided attention and also get out of going to school. Therefore I was sick at least six or seven times a month. I began to believe I was the fragile one and eventually ended up hospitalized for diseases that never came to be.

Complaining is also a way of commiserating, but beware when you begin your own litany of complaints. Whatever you put your attention on will get bigger.

The body is a mirror of your thoughts, judgements, and beliefs. Each cell of your body responds to every thought and word you speak. When the complaining begins, instead of joining in or “one-upping them,” simply offer a few words of ease such as, “I know how that feels and I’ve found great relief when I … ” fill in the blank.

For instance, your friend says, “I’d like to exercise, but the only time I have is before work and I’m too tired. I’ll never get in shape.” Instead of joining in, you could reply, “I know how that feels and I’ve found a great breath exercise I use when I get out of bed. It really jump starts my day. Try this … ” If you don’t add to the complaints, they usually stop. What’s the fun if no one wants to join in the game of “who’s worse off”?

Thoughts are energy and, as you focus on the positive, you will begin to attract more people into your life who harmonize with those thoughts. Know that the less time you spend complaining, the less the people around you will complain.

As it’s the nature of humans to sync up with those around them, here are a few tips to start creating more positive interactions in your relationships with others:

1. Be deliberate with your thoughts and let go of judging others. The more we judge, the more we are glued to the same experience.

2. Choose your words wisely; your words create the life you are living. Do a mental house cleaning and release negative self talk; it will only draw more of that.

3. When your own thoughts of complaint surface, forgive yourself and release the need to be perfect. Harboring judgment within will only create more for you to judge, blame, or criticize and are also some of the most damaging emotions to store in the body.

4. If you have a complaint, tell it to the person who can actually help you create something new. If you have cold soup, tell it to the waiter instead of spending an hour at the table whining about your food.

5. You cant make other people change. Ghandi said it well, “We must live what we want others to learn.” If you want others to change, you must set the example.

Good luck.

Since 2001, Sarah Starr, host of internationally syndicated Happy Yoga with Sarah Starr, has conducted classes such as Power of Now and Breathing Peace with thousands of people in national workshops and conferences. Sarah encourages her students to relax, breathe, and smile as they become the watchers of their thoughts, worries, and distracting mind dialogue. If youre not having fun, youre not BEing Yoga. Follow Sarah on Facebook and Twitter.

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