“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 surrounded by tough situations and difficult circumstances. And sometimes when the going gets better, something awful happens again.
You ask yourself –
‘When is this going to end?’
‘Why can’t I for once be normal like everyone else?’
‘Why does it seem like some people have it all?’
‘Why am I stuck under this landslide of problems?’
Bad things happen and it will happen even to the best of us. But there are ways to rise above the tough times. You can overcome these obstacles and come out a stronger person and better equipped to weather the storms.
If you are experiencing one of life’s storms now, here are a few ways to keep your head above water: Continue Reading This Post »
“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 value and assume we are just one person and cannot possibly make a real change. But, what if you could make a change?
What if something you do or say could make a difference in somebody’s life? It is possible!
You do have the choice of being the change the world needs. You can set off a chain reaction of positive energy so powerful that it’s possible to make a real difference in the lives of others. Check out these 10 ways you can be a difference maker and be that change today. Continue Reading This Post »
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 more here.
About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.
“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 difficult to enjoy the good things life has to offer.
A lot of the stress comes from situations that are completely outside of your control. Sometimes, you may even start to focus more on the downs and less on the ups. This isn’t good for you physically or mentally and it can disrupt every aspect of you life.
But stress doesn’t have to a focal point in your life. Here’s a simple guide to stressing less and enjoying life more. Continue Reading This Post »