There is music for us everywhere, if we listen, beauty tucked away in the nooks and crannies of daily life—we can find it, if we’re willing to pause, and see. These summer quotes are truly about enjoying the season we’re in, making the most of the moment we’re breathing, and living the entirety of what […]
Archives for June 2017
Over recent years, stress prevention and management has become one of my most cherished areas of focus. Since stress grows in intensity the longer it’s ignored, the best stress response is one that happens fairly soon and interrupts stress in its infancy. The “Instant Calming Sequence” lives up to its name, and I invite you […]
Happiness begins when you start loving yourself. Contrary to what some people might tell you, loving yourself is not selfish. It is the most selfless act you can commit. Self-love fills you up, and this love can’t help but spill out into the world around you. That’s how love works; it is in its very nature limitless and meant to be shared.
If you need a snack that keeps your belly satisfied, without tempting you to go overboard on the whole snacking thing, try Primal Kitchen’s chewy dark chocolate almond bars—you can get these Paleo protein bars for free at Thrive Market this month!
Self-awareness unlocks the door to this moment. Through joyful and judgment-free awareness, consciousness can flow more easily through you into the world, and every step you take in it, empowering you to live differently. It’s not what you do, but how you do it that makes the most meaningful impact.
Hope is a gentle and powerful force that activates within us a fuller capacity to overcome our worldly troubles. I would say that hope is an essential (but certainly not the only) ingredient in abiding happiness. These quotes about hope will encourage you to trust, and to contribute your energy to the most positive use […]
Optimism is about looking on the bright side of life, but it’s not about dismissing reality. When we opt to be optimistic in a given situation, we’re bringing a certain brightness to that situation. The perspective, and disposition, that we apply to life has a tremendous impact not only on how life feels, but on […]
These three deep breathing exercises are simple to deploy in any given situation (which is why I love them), and can play a valuable role in managing stress. The outside world can be chaos, and most of the time it’s beyond our control; the inner world, when peaceful, proves to be a powerful source of […]
Letting go of the past, the hurt, the perfect picture in our heads, our resistance to loving life now—this is NOT always so easy to do, but it’s a worthwhile journey to take. If we’re spiritual, it becomes part of the spiritual journey. It becomes part of the human journey, I am certain. This poem […]
Try to be happy for this moment (because this moment is your life), but if you can’t enjoy what’s happening or what you’re doing, try even harder to accept what is. Acceptance of the present moment elicits a certain peace, and brings consciousness to life—with that, we contribute something new to this experience.