The pursuit of happiness is not a far-fetched dream or a self-indulgent pastime, but a valid proclamation of one’s positive contribution to the world. When one person intends to choose happiness as a priority in their own life, they reach out in every interaction with more love and joy, spreading light to the countless lives […]
We hear the phrase, but do we really live for today? We hear the call to be more mindful, but do we heed the call? Your past can be transformed today, and your future can resemble the awareness that you bring to this day. Affirm to treat today as if it were the miracle that […]
Learning is a gift even when pain is your teacher. Loss, whatever form it takes in our lives, seems to be the most common form of human suffering–though I don’t think it’s the cause. The cause of our suffering is how we relate to that perceived loss, and seeing every learning opportunity as a gift […]
Losing a loved one has opened my eyes to some beautiful lessons of the universe. Though there’s so much fear and pain and suffering that goes along with loss, there’s a lot of love and hope to be rekindled in the process. Perhaps on the deepest level, nothing has truly been lost at all…
One of the first steps to accessing flow and freedom again is to recognize when we feel stuck, and why we feel that way. Our resistance to love (and freedom, happiness, and peace) is natural and it’s why we ever feel stuck. Our remembrance of love, our return to peace, is a natural pathway to […]
A book can be a friend, a teacher, entertainment, a source of valuable wisdom, and a fountain of inspiration. Books allow us the opportunity to see through the eyes of another and to contemplate life from a different perspective. Here’s a list of some of my favorite inspirational books, packed full of joyful gems that […]
The Motivation Manifesto is a beautiful text from Brendon Burchard, a highly praised motivational speaker. If there’s anything in the world you want to do or experience (whether it’s success or joy, or both), The Motivation Manifesto quotes shared in this post will encourage you to orient your day to its pursuit.
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.
The first way to move beyond the block of feeling stuck is to believe you have options. You do have options. This very moment, there’s an opportunity to choose another path, to believe in another way. Have the courage to greet this opportunity or the next with a hopeful heart, and have faith in the […]
If the falling leaves were our teachers, I bet they would have some important lessons to share with us. In the spirit of imagination, let’s contemplate the teachings of the autumn leaf as it descends gracefully into the next season of its life.