“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” – Rumi
Death came to my part of the world this week.
I live in Overland Park, Kansas where a hate crime took the lives of three people and changed my part of the world forever.
My younger daughter, Emily, went to school with Reat Underwood, the young man who was killed on Palm Sunday. They sang in the school choir together, performed in this year’s musical, Guys and Dolls together, and along with the other members of the choir, dreamed of performing on larger stages together. Continue Reading This Post »
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Giving a little extra can mean the difference between an ordinary life and an extraordinary life in your relationships, career and happiness!
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Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He writes about inspiring things at The BridgeMaker.
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“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Mariucus Aurels
Not all days start off well, and some of them might even end a little worse. Small, trivial things can trigger bad days like sleeping past the alarm, getting into a spat with your partner or spilling mustard on your shirt.
But you don’t need to stress if your day seems to be zapping your energy or making you unhappy or frustrated because there are a few simple things that can help you turn a bad day around:
1. Journal about what is causing the bad day
Sometimes the best way to relieve stress and tension that result from a bad day is journaling about what caused it. This will enable you to understand why you are having a bad day, and what you can do to turn it around. You might find yourself happier and stress-free after writing about your day. Continue Reading This Post »
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” – Amit Ray
We all hit that wall at some point. Long hours at work, shuttling our children back and forth to their activities, and dealing with life’s surprises–it leaves us feeling drained, uninspired and just plain tired.
Once you hit the wall of exhaustion, you start going through the motions, or worse, making mistakes and suffering emotionally. Plug back in and refresh with these 10 ways to recharge your batteries.
1. Read a book that you love- A peaceful way to wind down, reading a good book is a “low-impact” way to stimulate the mind without overloading it.
2. Take a quick power nap – Studies show that 30 minutes is the best amount of time for a nap, but as little as 15 minutes can refresh you, too. Continue Reading This Post »