I think joy is more than a choice; it’s the current flowing beneath everything. The choice is really whether to tap into joy and connect, or to remain disconnected (the former is usually a conscious choice, while the latter is usually an unconscious one). Here are four simple ways we can embody the spirit of […]
Learning is a gift, even when pain is our teacher. If we seek to keep learning no matter the circumstance, circumstances start to present to us the possibility of expansion, which tends to be more helpful than the constriction and suffocation of suffering. Try leaving more room in your life to breathe, remaining teachable and […]
I chose these suffering quotes because they highlight the fact that we must go through a process of transformation to get to where we want to be; we don’t just end up there by chance. If you’re battling negative thoughts or a painful past, I invite you to look at your current situation a little […]
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.
Sit with your discomfort, and you’ll see what lies underneath those uncomfortable feelings. Every emotion is a guide, pointing you to self-discovery and the kind of life you want to be living. When good things are falling apart, and you need a little more light, consider what healing lies above and beyond the immediate and […]
What might happen if you let go of some of those things you intuitively know are weighing you down? Would you have more room to breathe, more space for spontaneous helping? Perhaps you could more wholly enjoy the present. I’ve learned that there’s surely always something worth letting go on the path of evolving consciousness; […]
What are the things you’re naturally drawn to? You were born with the capacity to lead a meaningful life that incorporates all the things you love. The good news is that, yes, having the courage to follow what feels good can be practiced. Living a life overflowing with love, within and without, isn’t only possible—it’s […]
Motivated people aren’t born with a special gene or personality trait that makes their dreams any easier to reach. They’re not lucky, but they’re certainly intentional and practiced. If the question of how to motivate yourself has ever arisen, the key to realizing your power may be hidden in this simple formula.
Sometimes, paper is the best listener. When life is crazy and barely bearable, writing is how I recalibrate and realign with the peace that’s present in the middle of the storm. Whether you love to write or you’re looking for another way to feel better, these journaling prompts for stress relief have a lot of […]
Sincere self-confidence is rooted in authenticity and love: if we speak our truths and honor who we feel ourselves to be, confidence is a natural side effect and love will become our nature. This affirmation for confidence was written with love to support the life you want to live, one that feels like your own.