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 Spark of New Beginnings

  “The Spark of New Beginnings” Let this be the year you take control of your life. The year that you emerge from your comfort zone and open your eyes to a world of possibilities. Let this be the year you cross things off your “bucket list”. The year that you begin living out your…

I Follow my Inner Wisdom

I Follow my Inner Wisdom by Louise Hay Come from that wonderful, caring spot of your heart. Stay centered and love who you are. Know that you really are a Divine, Magnificent Expression of Life. No matter what is going on out there, you are centered. You have a right to your feelings. You have…

The Blind Girl

It is important to appreciate ALL the things that we have. Not just the things we can see. The author of the story below is unknown. The Blind Girl There was a blind girl who hated herself purely for the fact she was blind. The only person she didn’t hate was her loving boyfriend, as…

Control Your Temper

Below is an inspirational short story about the effects of anger. The author is unknown. Control Your Temper There once was a little boy who had a very bad temper. His father decided to hand him a bag of nails and said that every time the boy lost his temper, he had to hammer a nail…

An Exercise To Love And Approve Of Yourself

Now is the time to take your list of things that are wrong with you and turn them into positive affirmations. Or you can list all the changes you want to make and have and do. Then select three from this list and turn them into positive affirmations. Just suppose your negative list was something…

3 Important Self-Reflective Questions to Answer Before 2018

By Austin Adams Perhaps the best way to become a better person and grow from your experiences is—while ending a certain period of your life—reflecting on that chapter with honesty and courage to see what you need to change, add, reduce, and remove. Great self-reflection is about seeing all that’s happened, asking how those things…

5 Ways to Stoke Your Spirit for the Holidays

BY KATHRYN BUDIG Even when gift wrapping and pie baking edge out asana and meditation on your to-do list, there is still always an opportunity to connect with your truest Self. Follow us all month on Facebook and Instagram for spiritual inspiration and share how you #stokeyourspirit. Here, Kathryn Budig shares five of the ways she…

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…

Single-Minded Devotion to a Task

BY LEO BABAUTA I’m going to share a secret to productivity, happiness and mindfulness that you can practice right now, and every day: Devote yourself single-mindedly to anything you do. And by that, I mean anything. For example, you can single-mindedly focus on: Writing Washing a dish Talking to someone Reading an online article Listening to a…