Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

15 Ideas to Help You Live a Better Life

posted by Alex Blackwell

“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” – James Allen

Living your life to the fullest takes time and dedication. Putting in the effort will take a little bit of self-discipline, but the rewards you will gain will be well worth it. Live your best life every day with these helpful tips.

1. Seek answers. Curious about something? Find out the answer. Enrich your life with knowledge and never be satisfied with what you know. Never think that you’re done learning or that you know everything that you possibly can.

2. Create something of your own. It can be inspiring to quote someone else’s words, or to be pumped up by someone else’s success story. But this is your life. What is your story? What do you have to share that’s yours? Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #21

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Grief is grief. No matter if you are grieving the loss of a loved one, a job or a relationship, allow yourself to grieve. Avoid the temptation to set a time for your grief to end because even though grief may change shape, it may never fully end. And know that’s okay.

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About Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He writes about inspiring things at The BridgeMaker.
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What Really Matters

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“Good things happen when you get your priorities straight.” – Scott Caan

Life is all about making choices. Our time here is precious and what we spend it on should be the things that matter most. It’s often helpful to take stock of our lives and see if our priorities need to be re-evaluated.

But more important, the choices we make mean the most – and lead us to doing, living and believing in what really matters.

The choice to forgive – It’s not always easy to forgive, but it’s always right. Letting go of anger and bitterness is much more important than staying upset. It will free your heart and soul and give you room to love more.

Spending time with our children – Our children’s well-being and happiness is the most important thing we can invest in. It’s easy to get wrapped up in responsibilities, but at the end of the day, family is what matters the most.

Loving ourselves – Self-love comes a lot harder for some people than others, but it’s important to put this on our priority list. It’s not about vanity, it’s about appreciating yourself, knowing your strengths and capabilities, and keeping a positive outlook about what you’re doing.

Doing things that we love – Passions and hobbies are more than just an interest we have in our spare time. They should be a priority because they make our other responsibilities easier to bear. The special things we hold dear to our heart provide an outlet for our energy and stress, as well as a door for inspiration and insight.

Meaningful friendships – The gift of friendship is a beautiful one to cherish. No matter what goes on in life, choosing to put your friends on your priority list is a decision you won’t regret. Having close friends means that you never have to walk the road alone.

About Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He writes about inspiring things at The BridgeMaker.
Web | Simple Paths to an Amazing Life | Free eBook: How to Love Consciously

10 Ways to Fill Your Soul

posted by Alex Blackwell

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bad news, negative people and ordinary day-to-day problems can bring you down quickly. But no matter how grave things appear, you always have the choice to enrich your life.

Giving your life meaning involves filling your soul with beautiful and inspiring things. Need to re-fill your soul today? Try these ways and feel your soul breathe again.

1. Read a good book - A good book challenges the way we think, engages us in a plot, develops your critical thinking, and enhances our vocabulary. It fulfills the soul in more ways than one. Continue Reading This Post »

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