Here’s an empowering affirmation to tap into the divinely orchestrated symphony of joy, by weaving together one happy decision at a time. Happiness is a choice I can consciously make as a human being, and each choice brings me deeper into the river of joy within.
Whatever it is you want, however you want to have it, no matter why you want to have it, you can have it faster and easier if you can be happy first, without it.
I’m sharing these grief quotes not to make you or I feel better, but to remind us that it hurts because it mattered, and it will always matter.
Possibly the quickest way to feel better when you feel bad is to give what you can, where you can. Giving makes you feel good, because in a spiritual sense, you get what you give; what you see in the world outside of you is a reflection of what you have given.
I love meditation for a handful of reasons, but mostly because it helps me break down the walls I’ve built that keep me from enjoying my life. My practice opens new doors, teaching me how to relax and live in this sometimes crazy world at the same time.
Love is the way I let go of who I thought I was this whole time, and accept that I’m more than the small thoughts that race through my mind and the chaotic patterns that bring me down. Love is more than a feeling–it’s the way to peace inside and outside.
I surrender, not to the circumstances or the opposition, but to my own resistance to peace and happiness. I surrender, not in order to give up on what I love, but in order to receive love in a greater way than I myself could have planned for.
This is a short post. With the new year upon us, I’d like to share a healing thought from a spiritual teacher who is widely regarded as the father of yoga in the West.
This poem is a tribute to my dad, who passed earlier this year, and to every other Daddy’s Little Girl who misses theirs.
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 […]