Words of wisdom heard over and over…follow your dreams. So…what if you don’t have big dreams? You may be thinking you’re different from everyone else, that there is something “wrong” with you. You may be thinking that you’re weak or a failure because you’re not aiming high enough in life. Riches, fame and power are […]
Clutter and Chaos
Have you ever looked at that pile of papers on the desk, clutter on your counter — or what little you can actually see of the counter — and just feel overwhelmed? A feeling that you want it neat but don’t know where to begin? You’re seeing clutter and chaos when what you really want […]
Is Coloring Only for Kids?
Let’s just say you’re feeling stressed. Okay, who isn’t feeling stressed? Lowering your overall feeling of happiness. Now, the question becomes what tools do you have in your tool chest to relieve some of that stress? How do you give your brain a break from endlessly rehashing all the tasks on your to do list […]
Finish Every Day And Be Done With It
You can’t take on tomorrow if you can’t let go of today. This inspiring quotation from Ralph Waldo Emerson reminds us to finish each day and let it go. To Your Happiness Power!
Hugging Can Make You Happy
Researcher Paul Zak says that a minimum of eight hugs a day can help you feel better. According to Zak, the hugs increase the level of oxytocin in your body and that makes you feel good. He says oxytocin is the “moral molecule” and says it’s the “social glue that keeps society together.” Finding the […]
Is Doing Nothing The Key To Happiness?
Mark Hyman, M.D. is a four-time New York Times best-selling author, is a practicing physician, and founder of The UltraWellness Center. In his article Why Doing Nothing Is The Key To Happiness, he explains how calming the mind and doing nothing can help us better notice the world around us and become more awake and […]
Can You Do Nothing For 2 Minutes?
For many of us (me included), our days are spent with a computer in front of us or close by. Whether we’re working or “relaxing” we often spend hours on the computer – typing, clicking, reading, typing, clicking, reading . . . It becomes a constant state of activity and the only time we actually […]
The Dalai Lama On Fighting Stress
No matter how calm and happy we are there are always times when we feel stress in our lives. Sometimes that stress is good and pushes us forward to improve our lives. For example, if you feel stress over your financial situation, it can help push you forward to finding a new job or an […]
Everything Has Its Purpose
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. –Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. –Mark Twain