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Alex Blackwell is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender and the founding editor of The BridgeMaker - a blog about letting go, faith and inspiration. Be sure to download Alex's free eBook How to Love Consciously and connect with him on Facebook.

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu You see them at the workplace, your community, at a subway — they all have […]

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Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Allow Sunday’s peaceful pace and easy feeling into your heart, soul and body as a reminder to slow down and enjoy the simple moments every day because these are the moments of your life. About Alex Blackwell […]

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“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” – Joseph Campbell Life is beautiful and can be amazing if you want it to be. But sometimes it’s difficult to recognize because you are […]

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“Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count.” – Stella McCartney Sometimes we go along and get content with our “go with the flow” attitude. It’s easy to take everything at face […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Today, Oct. 5, is World Teacher’s Day. If you are a teacher – thank you! If you have considered becoming a teacher – thank you, because the world needs your compassion, leadership and commitment right now. Learn […]

“I’m too grateful to be hateful. I am too blessed to be stressed.” – El DeBarge Your life is most likely filled with ups and downs with a whole lot of stress in between. The stress can make it extremely […]

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” – Hans Hofmann Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day? You work hard, shop hard and play even harder […]

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: One of the simplest ways to stay happy is to let go of all of the things that make you sad. Image Source: Google Images About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” – Henry Winkler Relationships aren’t easy. The good news however is that humans have been messing them up for thousands of years now. And as a result, there’s no shortage of advice on the […]

“Eating crappy food isn’t a reward — it’s a punishment.” – Drew Carey You don’t need to be a doctor, fitness guru or weight loss expert to realize when it’s time to shed a few pounds. It just takes the […]

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