If you want to know how to make yourself happy, check in with your day-to-day habits, patterns, preferences, activities, and choices. The slightest shift in another direction, one good-feeling thought, and a single moment of heightened awareness carries the potential to carry you into more joyous territory. Don’t discount the “little” things.
Archives for August 2017
Sit with your discomfort, and you’ll see what lies underneath those uncomfortable feelings. Every emotion is a guide, pointing you to self-discovery and the kind of life you want to be living. When good things are falling apart, and you need a little more light, consider what healing lies above and beyond the immediate and […]
What might happen if you let go of some of those things you intuitively know are weighing you down? Would you have more room to breathe, more space for spontaneous helping? Perhaps you could more wholly enjoy the present. I’ve learned that there’s surely always something worth letting go on the path of evolving consciousness; […]
What are the things you’re naturally drawn to? You were born with the capacity to lead a meaningful life that incorporates all the things you love. The good news is that, yes, having the courage to follow what feels good can be practiced. Living a life overflowing with love, within and without, isn’t only possible—it’s […]
Taking care of yourself is the long-term approach to contributing anything meaningful to the world. I know this is true, yet I’m still learning what that means for me in all sorts of ways. In light of the fact that self-care can sometimes be a challenge, here are some thoughtful self-care quotes to energize our […]
Motivated people aren’t born with a special gene or personality trait that makes their dreams any easier to reach. They’re not lucky, but they’re certainly intentional and practiced. If the question of how to motivate yourself has ever arisen, the key to realizing your power may be hidden in this simple formula.
Sometimes, paper is the best listener. When life is crazy and barely bearable, writing is how I recalibrate and realign with the peace that’s present in the middle of the storm. Whether you love to write or you’re looking for another way to feel better, these journaling prompts for stress relief have a lot of […]
Maple syrup is a kitchen staple in many homes, for unsurprising reasons. There’s nothing quite like the taste of pure Vermont maple syrup, and it’s a perfect match for a wide variety of dishes. For the love of baked goods (and pancakes, of course), here are four healthy maple syrup recipes, just in time for […]
Sincere self-confidence is rooted in authenticity and love: if we speak our truths and honor who we feel ourselves to be, confidence is a natural side effect and love will become our nature. This affirmation for confidence was written with love to support the life you want to live, one that feels like your own.
Yoga philosophy speaks of timeless beauty and wisdom, and the practice itself is a vehicle for unraveling the beauty and wisdom within so that we can better activate it in the world. These yoga quotes capture the graceful essence of this ancient practice, which has transformed the lives of so many (including my own).