Not a cure-all for the struggles of being human, but an ode to the light that burns inside: these happy thoughts are of the healing kind. If suffering (from overwhelm, heartache, a painful point of view), I offer you space here to breathe. If a miracle sounds more like a fairytale than reality, such a […]
By visualizing a particular nature scene, I’ve begun to bring a little more ease into my life. I really love this mindfulness practice (and I’m still working on it) because it frees me from clinging to all the never-ending thoughts. Plus, it fits in perfectly with the changing seasons.
To fully honor the life coursing through you, you must have the courage to live the life you love. More than a nice-sounding cliché, this is a truth worth conscious exploration: Are you living YOUR idea of a good life, ruled by YOUR intentions instead of the whims of the world and the wants of […]
Healing most certainly isn’t a linear journey; it’s not a paved road, and by no means can we simply just “feel better” because someone else tells us it’s possible (though it can help if they’re coming from a sincere place). We must FEEL the pull of something new, or ancient, that coexists with the “I’m […]
Whatever it is you want, however you want to have it, no matter why you want to have it, you can have it faster and easier if you can be happy first, without it. What I mean by this, is that internal control is a much more effective way of going about living a deeply […]
Happiness isn’t a one-time act; it’s a dedicated practice, a preference, and a devotion. What are some of the things happy people do on a regular basis to sustain their power to lead an intentional life? I can give you three straight answers right now; these are the practiced habits that will support your capacity […]
What does it take to live a happy life? There are varying views on this topic, and research only continues to shed light on the science of happiness. Today, let’s just ponder three potential key ingredients for a happy and fulfilled life that you really love.
When it comes to living a life that excites you, age and history is a non-factor. Louise Hay (the “queen of affirmations”) set a powerful example for everyone through the work she devoted her life to (and she didn’t begin until she was almost 60 years old!). These Louise Hay affirmations are reminders that we […]
These carefully handpicked self-acceptance quotes highlight a truth interwoven in each experience: Healing is a circle. If there’s self-sabotage, there’s space for compassion. The honest assessment of our flaws ushers in a new stage of growth. Feeling incomplete is just the place we need to be in order to unlearn some fragmented perception, to remember […]
One of the greatest struggles you may ever face is the challenge to love yourself just as you are. To some it comes easier, but for many of us it’s not a piece of cake (though it can bring so much sweetness into our lives, if we just vow to keep showing up for ourselves). […]