These simple summer affirmations will help you begin to use two of the most (if not the most) powerful words, I AM, to your advantage. The intention with each affirmation is to redirect your focus when you feel anything other than wonderful, so you can truly enjoy summer. After all, it’s hard to have fun […]
Over recent years, stress prevention and management has become one of my most cherished areas of focus. Since stress grows in intensity the longer it’s ignored, the best stress response is one that happens fairly soon and interrupts stress in its infancy. The “Instant Calming Sequence” lives up to its name, and I invite you […]
These three deep breathing exercises are simple to deploy in any given situation (which is why I love them), and can play a valuable role in managing stress. The outside world can be chaos, and most of the time it’s beyond our control; the inner world, when peaceful, proves to be a powerful source of […]
When things get a little messy, you still retain one great power. These quotes about strength aren’t about forcing ourselves to be what we’re not or to make it all happen, but they remind us that true strength is based in deep love, and a trust that nothing is ever left undone.
Meditation is more accessible than most people think. Sure, meditating for 20 minutes a day has some serious benefits, but in actuality you only need a few minutes to make a big difference. This 4-minute meditation from Rebekah Borucki is living, breathing proof.
I’ve had a rendezvous or two with grief and anger, and I have a few words to share about the experience. Maybe something said here can reconnect you with a healing truth.
Since Mondays are for affirmations here, I thought I’d bring in some short and sweet pick-me-ups, perfect for a myriad of things: your happiness jar; the chalkboard at home or school; text messages or emails; your calendar or fridge; the pages of your journals; or anything else you fancy. Here are 100 positive affirmations to […]
Journaling is an ancient tradition that dates back to at least 10th century Japan, and it’s no mystery why it’s still a beloved practice. The benefits of journaling reach far beyond the page. Pen plus paper equals a powerful life tool for cultivating awareness, tracking transformation, and building a good relationship with oneself, others, and […]
Feeling sad is part of the healing process, and it’s part of living a full and meaningful life. Navigating the rich tapestry of being a human is a colorful journey. Keep alive the awareness that you’re more than your emotions, and your emotions will morph into important messengers that arise to guide you in the […]
Sleep is a basic biological necessity, and feeling tired doesn’t have to be considered normal. Getting better sleep is absolutely a possibility, because it’s a byproduct of the things we do every single day. Making a few intentional tweaks to your daily routine might be all that it takes to start sleeping more soundly–here are […]