Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

How to Let Go of the Familiar and Make A Change

posted by Alex Blackwell

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” – Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Do you ever dream about things you want to do, goals you want to accomplish? What’s stopping you? We often get stuck in the familiarity and comfort of our daily lives. Complacency is easy, but it won’t get you what you want. Here are steps you can take to let go of the familiar and make that life change you’ve always wanted. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #09

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Be strong enough to let go and patient enough to wait for what you deserve.

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About Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, which includes 10 free Peace and Balance tools.
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5 Keys to a Joyful (Stress-Free) Holiday

posted by Alex Blackwell

“The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.” – W. C. Jones

The holiday season is about love and joy, but for many of us, it can be tiring and stressful. There are mile-long lists of things to be done in a short amount of time, but it doesn’t have to be the Grinch in your holiday. Take back your joy by focusing on these tips to a stress-free holiday! Continue Reading This Post »

5 Simple Steps to Being More Positive

posted by Alex Blackwell

“We don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin

We often don’t realize just how impactful our thoughts and words are. Here are five practical ways to recognize negativity and take the steps to being more positive:

1. Be honest with yourself
– To fix the problem, you must first recognize the problem. Think 5 things right now, or think back to 5 things you said or thought today. Were you complaining? Were you talking about something you dread or hate? That is negativity in action! There’s a difference between venting/expressing yourself and being negative. Continue Reading This Post »

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