“I am” statements formulate, affirm, and perpetuate the stories we tell ourselves—stories about who we are, who we can be, what we can do, and what we can create. A new “I am” statement can really turn things around. Use your favorite I Am affirmations from this collection to rewrite the stories that don’t serve […]
Our lives are shaped by our thoughts. The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. Here we emphasize bringing the full might of our conscious mind to the present moment, the positive possibilities, and the love.
Meditation is like a mental shower. I might miss a day here and there, but I don’t prefer to miss too many days in a row. It’s truly a cleansing of the chaos that sometimes happens inside my head and likely one of the most meaningful practices I’ve started. In the spirit of inner peace, […]
I do believe it’s true that some stress is motivating and propels us to improve our lives from a place of enthusiasm. Then again, that’s not what I feel most of the time. If stress is knocking at my door, it’s usually the kind that inhibits my capacity for positive transformation. I begin to feel […]
Working from home sounds just as wonderful as it is challenging—and that doesn’t make the real thing any less wonderful. The challenges are just different than what we’d encounter in a typical day job working for someone else. If you’re like me and are attempting to strike a sustainable balance between career and everything else, […]
For me, having a spiritual practice isn’t so much about the form the practice takes (because that could be anything, really). If there’s anything I practice ritualistically, it’s trying to be as open to the questions as I am to the answers; there’s just so much I don’t know, so how can I embrace the […]
We can practice gratitude when we’re stirring a pot of soup or looking into someone’s eyes, brushing our teeth or looking up at the sky. Documenting what we’re thankful for is a wise habit if we’d like to be happier people, but there are other options for when the pen just isn’t speaking to you (if […]
Today’s affirmations for health focus on the possibility of improvement without downplaying what you’re going through. They’re intended to help you create a happy, healthy atmosphere in which your cells can function well and your body can heal swiftly. Nutrition, movement, sleep, and mental/emotional patterns are the pillars of overall wellbeing; help yourself in one […]