My Favorite Quote

The quote below might just be my favorite quote and an idea or concept that I live by. “To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the…

The Elephant Rope

Below is an inspirational short story about the power of belief. The author is unknown. The Elephant Rope A gentleman was walking through an elephant camp, and he spotted that the elephants weren’t being kept in cages or held by the use of chains. All that was holding them back from escaping the camp, was a small piece…

What Does It Mean When You Dream About Flying?

What do dreams about flying mean? Flying dreams are one of the top 10 dream themes reported by dreamers and may symbolize feeling “high”, being happy in general or feeling good about something specific in waking life. Interpretations of flying dreams Dreams of flying may represent high hopes; feeling that nothing can hold you down…

Small Actions, Huge Impact

By Leo Babauta Most people get hung up because of a few reasons: A task or project is too intimidating/overwhelming, so they put it off. Sticking to new habits is hard, so they fail after a week or two. Life becomes overwhelming, because there’s so much to do, so many choices. The problems with these…

Desires

“Don’t be afraid to give yourself everything you have ever wanted in life.” Desires are a part of all of our lives. A strong desire is a deep longing that we have for a particular thing, person, opportunity or event. Many people struggle with the thought of desires. They can handle the ones that are…

4 Ways to Be Your Own Hero

by Sia Mohajer “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” ~Christopher Reeve What makes us love Harry Potter or most action movies? Why do we always cheer for the good guys? Why do we love a good story of challenge, perseverance and triumph? Why…

Letting Go of Distractions

by Leo Babauta Today I deleted several apps from my phone: Twitter, Reddit, Feedly, Snapchat, the N.Y. Times app, and more. I’m letting go of distractions, or at least learning to. In fact, I made a list of things I’m letting go of: Twitter (except to post my latest articles) Reddit Favorite blogs & websites…

Allow Yourself

  by Catherine Pulsifer Allow yourself to dream, And when you do dream big Allow yourself to learn And when you do learn all you can Allow yourself to laugh And when you do share your laughter Allow yourself to set goals And when you do reward yourself as you move forward Allow yourself to…

I Am

“I AM” I am not here to give you all the answers. I am not here to make your life easy. I am not here to remove the pain.  I am not here to make you focus.  I am not here to correct your flaws. I am not here to make you strong. I am…