Connected

We are all connected, because we simply share the same rotating planet. Our actions and behaviors affect others in a ripple effect that can eventually touch everyone else in some way. There's no escaping it. This connection can be wonderful, leading to amazing innovations that help propel us further along in our collective evolution. Or … Continue reading Connected

Greatness

When you feel judged, it's best to remember that your feelings come from your thoughts. The judgement you're feeling is coming from your own perspective. That feeling of being judged is coming directly from yourself. That realization is empowering, because it reveals that you are in charge of your perceptions. Your perceptions are what dictate … Continue reading Greatness

Focus on Gratitude

It is said that energy grows where attention flows. Whatever we focus our attention on is what expands. Since gratitude is such a wonderful feeling, it just makes good sense then to focus as much attention on it as possible. The benefits only multiply from practicing gratitude. You feel amazing focusing on what you're grateful … Continue reading Focus on Gratitude

Expectations

Expectations can really set you up for disappointment, and even depression. Sometimes you don't even realize you were stuck on some kind of expectation, until you feel disappointed. That disappointment feeling can be crushing, but it is also a great indicator that it is time to start feeling more appreciation. If you can refocus your … Continue reading Expectations

Expiration

This has been an extremely challenging year. That is not a surprising statement to anyone reading it and currently living through this year of so-called perfect vision: 2020. In fact, "challenging" may be an understatement. Regardless, we're going through it, and soon it will end. Just like each of our individual stories will eventually come … Continue reading Expiration

Great Expectations

Have you heard the advice on how expectations can affect your happiness? It's usually meant to advise against setting yourself up for disappointment by having expectations that are bound to fail. And these expectations are most always about others and their behavior. But what if instead, we had expectations for how we've decided to see … Continue reading Great Expectations

Start Believing

If you're looking for harmony with others, start believing that your interactions will be harmonious. If you're looking for respect from others, start believing that people do show respect. If you're looking for understanding from others, start believing that people are inherently understanding. As with everything we experience, our relationships with other people are first … Continue reading Start Believing