Long story short, I survived. I made it through tragedy and terrible circumstance. I made it through the wars I waged in my own head. No matter how impossible it has felt to keep going, I have kept a light on inside because I am a survivor, not a victim. This affirmation is for my fellow […]
Growing into who you really are is a human journey with a spiritual undertone. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Here we celebrate the human spirit that connects us all.
When our world comes crashing down and we come crashing down with it, we have a chance that others don’t have: we can only rise if we’ve fallen; we can only be reborn if we’ve known what it feels like to die inside. This is the story of the phoenix, and why I’m sharing these […]
Do you ever stop, just long enough to wonder what life would be like if you lived every moment—in the moment? What if life could be slower—inside, anyway (I think that’s what matters, ultimately)? Since I’m in the process of healing my relationship with time, I penned a short poem on what living in the […]
When life is just a little bit too hard to enjoy, turn to these affirmations for peace to help you reconnect with what’s important. Since we’re always affirming what’s true for us, we can look to our internal dialogue to see how connected we feel—to ourselves, to others, and to life. This is an affirmation […]
Instead of writing a letter to any one person, in particular, today I really feel like writing a letter to the Universe. Take that how you’d like. For me, it’s an invitation to something new and a request to live (like, really LIVE). Specifically, I’d like to thank this universal source/energy for another chance to […]
Deeply-felt gratitude is powerful, and it happens to be the exact thing we need to be practicing if we want to live a happy and meaningful life. Whether we’re down in the dumps or feel on top of the world, gratitude remains one of the surest pathways to lasting fulfillment (and feeling good in general). […]
There is nothing ordinary about the present moment; I think we’re hardly in it enough to call it ordinary (I can only speak for myself, but I’m not alone). This is exactly why I’m sharing a refreshing collection of Eckhart Tolle quotes today. This man’s teachings cover everything from personal happiness to ending conflict and […]