Patience is not a trait to be inherited by a fortunate few. Lucky for all of us, the capacity to be patient is an inherent muscle we can strengthen through practice and use to bring peace into the world.
Meditation doesn’t have to be as mysterious, time consuming, or as impossible as it sometimes seems to be. Here’s a practical meditation for beginners that’s accessible and capable of calming you down in times of stress; it only takes 16 seconds. Beginners and long-time practitioners alike can benefit from the soothing balm of this meditation.
When we’re confronted with unfavorable circumstances or a stressful situation, we’re standing at a fork in the road. We can choose to keep walking down this path, or we can decide to take an alternative route. In other words, we have the power to transform negativity into positive movement in another direction, even when we […]
Once you recognize happiness as a choice, it becomes possible to choose to be happy. You become proactive about living a happy life through consistent and intentional thoughts that steer action. It may not be possible to be blissful in every experience, but we can be happy in any given moment. The possibility is always […]
Though there’s some debate over whether or not mindfulness and happiness are directly correlated, I’ve experienced that a big part of happiness is deciding to be mindful. When you decide to notice life as it is without needing to change it, you realize that good things are simply everywhere, and they’re worthy of your appreciation.
Happiness is dependent upon how you go about living a happy life. There are certain things you can do to be happier, yet it’s all about the mindset with which you do these things.
Here’s a collection of positive attitude quotes to remind you of your innate capacity to choose one thought over another. When you don’t like how you’re experiencing life, remember the power to shift lies within yourself–in your mindfulness, in your choice to change, and in your willingness to see again.