“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘you can do it’ when things are tough.” – Richard M. DeVos
There are so many things we try to prevent from coming into our lives–illness, disappointment, financial hardship. However, there are so many good things that we could add to our lives that would give it more value. Here are 10 things you would benefit from having in your life.
1. Love – Perhaps the most important thing on our planet, love keeps us going. It brings our relationships to life, adds depth to our friendships, and ignites a passion in our hearts that is irreplaceable by any other thing on Earth.
2. Self-worth – Seeing your own value is one of the best things you can do for yourself. To fully appreciate your life and be happy, you have to first see your self-worth. Not what others see you as, not what others think of you as, but what you are to yourself. Continue Reading This Post »
“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 »