“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” – Guy Finley
My new book, Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, is now available exclusively from Amazon.
The project started last January when I asked readers to share a time when they made the decision to let go of anger, of the past, of a relationship, of guilt, of heartache, of anxiety, of mistakes, of perfection or of any negative attachment.
The purpose of the project was to create a collaborative book about the life-changing gift that letting go offers
Letting go is something that many of us struggle with, which makes it difficult, if not impossible, to live fully in the present.
When our thoughts are constantly going to a time or place somewhere in the past, it’s hard to see the moment that’s in front of us right now. The project also helped me address the pain I was still feeling after the unexpected death of brother in October, 2011. Continue Reading This Post »
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: An important reminder to do what you love and live the life you imagined:
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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“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell
The meaning of life has intrigued philosophers, writers, scientists, and theologians for centuries. While the topic of existence and humanity’s purpose will always be debated and speculated, there are certain essential truths that seem to hold up through the ages.
A sense of purpose – You don’t have to be successful to have a meaningful life, but you will feel more fulfilled if you’re making a difference in the world. It could be a goal you’re working toward, a new garden that you’re planting, or a new career you’re chasing—if it gives you a sense of purpose, then take a moment to actively appreciate it. Continue Reading This Post »
“Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.” – Barbara Smith
The most effective cornerstone in any relationship with a partner, friend, employer, or client is communicating.
• You can’t rely on your negative reactions to enforce better behaviors in the future, nor can you beat around the bush about what you need in the relationship.
• When you are frustrated or upset, try to address both the hurt that your partner has caused you and the underlying problem. Focus on why it hurt you and what needs to change.
• Determine your own boundaries and needs in a relationship and communicate them explicitly. Continue Reading This Post »