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.
Ruminating on negative thoughts, painful memories, and perceived problems can hold us back from living a life that feels truly amazing. It’s really difficult to build a positive life if we continually identify with the negativity we encounter, thinking it’s who we are. A soothing thought it is, then, that you are not the negative […]
I have an inkling that I have a right to live a beautiful life, and that you were born into this world carrying that same worthiness, and that nothing can change that or completely put out that light, because it’s the truth. To rekindle that flame, here are a handful of short love notes to […]
This isn’t a grouping of positive energy quotes to help you attract more money or the perfect partner, but it kind of is. When you’re deliberately dwelling in a state of enthusiasm, joy, and even acceptance, you begin to attract more opportunities for you to be enthusiastic, joyous, and at peace. These quotes are here […]
You’re your own ship sailing the world’s waters; no matter how strong the current, you don’t sink when the water stays outside the ship. If you’re feeling weighed down by a certain toxic environment, here’s some inspiration to keep your faith afloat and help you sail through rough waters with peace still in your ship.
From personal experience, life is much sweeter, richer, easier, productive, and meaningful when I’m feeling good and allowing space for those things that make me smile—by “things” I mean experiences, and by “experiences” I mean HOW I experience my life. I think this list might provoke in you an appetite for happiness, too.
As a “recovering perfectionist,” I completely understand the bittersweet relationship between passion and perfection. If you’re passionate about anything, chances are you’ve struggled (and maybe continue to struggle) with perfectionist tendencies. The wonderful truth is that this world is the perfect place to focus on what makes us come alive.
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 […]
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 […]