Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

How to Savor Life

posted by Alex Blackwell

“It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Savoring life is an everyday art that is not only possible, but can be mastered. It sounds simple, yet many people with jam-packed schedules and a too-full to-do list find that they may not really be loving life the way they could.

You may not have an hour to meditate every day, but there are simple ways to savor life and enjoy the moment you’re in right now. Continue Reading This Post »

10 Wonderful Things to Say Yes To

posted by Alex Blackwell

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

How many times do you hear, “No” in a day? Do you hear the word from your boss, partner or child?

How many times do you say, “No” in a day? Do you say the word to your boss, partner or child?

How many times do you say, “No” to yourself? “No, I don’t have time for myself.” Or, “No, I can’t do that.”

With all of the “Nos” being spoken, just think about how good a “Yes” would sound. Here are 10 heart-warming, inspiring and awesome things that will not only add value to your life, but will give you the opportunity to say “Yes” a little more often: Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #05

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Letting go of the past begins with forgiveness. It allows you to claim the life that has been designed for you. And in that life, you will find your purpose and the peace and happiness that come with it.

“Forgiveness means letting go of the past.” – Gerald Jampolsky

lifting up the broken pieces

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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How to Let Go of Unhealthy Attachments

posted by Alex Blackwell

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” – Ann Landers

Learning how to move past the things that hold you back is an important step in reclaiming the life that has been designed just for you. What happened in the past doesn’t have to define who you are today. The first step in this journey begins with letting go of unhealthy attachments. Here are five ways to let go and start moving on.

1. Know why you’re letting go

It’s hard to cut ties or end relationships when you feel emotionally involved. On some logical or mental level you may feel it’s the right thing to do, but emotions can quickly cloud your judgment. Continue Reading This Post »

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